Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals, and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.
Are you interested in leading projects in an open, transparent, and respectful team environment? Are you an expert in project management and able to apply your knowledge of agile and scrum to help teams on their journey to continuous improvement? Our location in Chicago, IL currently has an opportunity for a Digital Program Manager, Web Experience.
WHAT YOU'LL DO
We are looking for a seasoned Project Manager to manage the design, development and delivery of digital services using agile software development methodologies.
CORE JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Uses a high level of knowledge and experience in blending traditional project management principles and practices with an Agile development approach in the right proportions to fit large, complex, mission-critical projects and with the appropriate level of planning and provide the right balance of agility and predictability.
Conduct all Scrum ceremonies, including Sprint Planning, daily Scrum Meetings, Sprint Reviews, and Sprint Retrospectives.
Perform continuous and active backlog grooming, calculate ongoing team capacity and velocity.
Help Product Owner with prioritization, risk management, and scope.
Maintain a close working relationship with the Product Owner, Scrum team and other stake holders.
Coordinate key milestones and dependencies and closely work with offshore team lead.
Act as a mentor to ensure development teams work toward the Scrum principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility.
Must have excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills.
Solid understanding of and demonstrated experience in using appropriate tools:
Agile Project Management tools such as Jira/Greenhopper, Rally, VersionOne or equivalent
Microsoft Project, Visio, and all Office Tools
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE YOU'LL BRING
Knowledge of application development
Knowledge of best practices in all areas of web content management systems including content governance, document workflow, personalization and taxonomy management
Minimum 4 years' experience leading teams in a hybrid and/or Agile development environment for digital solutions
Experience with Agile techniques: User Stories, TDD, BDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Continuous Delivery, Automated Testing
Expertise with JIRA, Confluence, and the rest of the Atlassian suite and using JIRA's Agile performance metrics to drive accountability and continuous improvement
Extensive experience with Adobe AEM/Digital Marketing Suite conceptualizing, designing, building and deploying solutions
Knowledge of content migration, publishing activities in AEM
Knowledge of other agile methodologies like Kanban
Excellent communication and mentoring skills
WHAT WE OFFER
At Abbott, you can have a good job that can grow into a great career. We offer:
Training and career development, with onboarding programs for new employees and tuition assistance
Financial security through competitive compensation, incentives and retirement plans
Health care and well-being programs including medical, dental, vision, wellness and occupational health programs
Paid time off
401(k) retirement savings with a generous company match
The stability of a company with a record of strong financial performance and history of being actively involved in local communities
Learn more about our benefits that add real value to your life to help you live fully: www.abbottbenefits.com
Follow your career aspirations to Abbott for diverse opportunities with a company that provides the growth and strength to build your future. Abbott is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to employee diversity.
Connect with us at www.abbott.com, on Facebook at www.facebook.com/Abbott and on Twitter @AbbottNews and @AbbottGlobal.
Abbott is a global healthcare leader that helps people live more fully at all stages of life. Our portfolio of life-changing technologies spans the spectrum of healthcare, with leading businesses and products in diagnostics, medical devices, nutritionals and branded generic medicines. Our 109,000 colleagues serve people in more than 160 countries.