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KPMG Sr Associate, Scrum Master / Product Owner in Chicago, Illinois

Business Title: Sr Associate, Scrum Master / Product Owner

Requisition Number: 50706 - 31

Function: Advisory

Area of Interest:

State: IL

City: Chicago

Description:

The KPMG Advisory practice is currently our fastest growing practice. We are seeing tremendous client demand, and looking forward we don't anticipate that slowing down. In this ever-changing market environment, our professionals must be adaptable and thrive in a collaborative, team-driven culture. At KPMG, our people are our number one priority. With a wealth of learning and career development opportunities, a world-class training facility and leading market tools, we make sure our people continue to grow both professionally and personally. If you're looking for a firm with a strong team connection where you can be your whole self, have an impact, advance your skills, deepen your experiences, and have the flexibility and access to constantly find new areas of inspiration and expand your capabilities, then consider a career in Advisory.

KPMG is currently seeking a Sr Associate in Transformation Delivery for our Consulting practice.

Responsibilities:

  • Partner with stakeholders and project team to validate requirements; work with business stakeholders to review and resolve issues

  • Support Design Thinking and Agile Workshops

  • Work closely with UX Designers and UX Strategists in creating product backlogs

  • Assist in managing applications and products throughout their lifecycle, ensuring business relevance, adoption and continuous improvement

  • Proactive approach to identifying issues and presenting solutions and options where appropriate

  • Collaborate with team to define acceptance criteria and participate in agile meetings such as daily scrum, retro's and planning

Qualifications:

  • Minimum three years of experience as a Product Owner, Product Manager or Business Analyst with a technology focused organization

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college/university

  • Excellent verbal/written communication, collaboration, analytical and presentation skills to lead an environment driven by customer service and teamwork

  • Able to set goals and participate in strategic initiatives for a team

  • Strong ability to translate product concepts and ideas into Epics and User Stories and agile development knowledge and experience

  • Proficient in either software development or software integration projects and experience with Jira, Confluence; Agile collaboration tools and CSM, CSPO or SAFe certification preferred

  • Ability to travel up to 80%

  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States without the need for visa sponsorship now or in the future

KPMG LLP (the U.S. member firm of KPMG International) offers a comprehensive compensation and benefits package. KPMG is an affirmative action-equal opportunity employer. KPMG complies with all applicable federal, state and local laws regarding recruitment and hiring. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state or local laws. The attached link contains further information regarding the firm's compliance with federal, state and local recruitment and hiring laws. No phone calls or agencies please.

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