• Project Manager - Applied Technology - Tax

    Location US-IN-Indianapolis | US-IL-Chicago | US-MI-Grand Rapids
    Applied Technology
  • Company Overview

    Your Journey at Crowe Starts Here:

    At Crowe Horwath LLP, you have the opportunity to deliver creative solutions to today’s complex business issues. Crowe’s accounting, consulting, and technology personnel are recognized for their expertise and understanding of process frameworks and enabling technologies, along with their dedication to delivering measurable results that help clients build business value. Our focus on emerging technology solutions along with our dedication to career growth and exceptional client value has resulted in a firm that is routinely recognized as a “Best Place to Work.” We are 75 years strong and still growing. Come grow with us!


    Position Summary

    Crowe is hiring for a Technical Application Project Manager or Scrum Master with demonstrated capability to oversee and manage custom software development products and/or lead multiple project teams at a time with the teams ranging from two to nine people.


    The candidate will need to be comfortable working in a virtual environment where team members are dispersed geographically.  The candidate should be able to help their team(s) meet their commitments each sprint by monitoring daily progress and facilitating conversations and actions necessary to resolve issues. The candidate will also need to work with many stakeholders, including developers, quality assurance analysts, product managers, and business owners.  At times, this person may need to help elicit business requirements and facilitate the prioritization of features based on urgency or value.


    The ideal candidate is someone who understands how a software product is built from the ground up and will need to be able to study and understand the business side of the application. There is a preference for a person with a background in building software applications.


    • Minimum of 3 years of experience managing projects/products.
    • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience managing software applications.
    • Minimum of 1 year working as a Scrum Master.
    • Some kind of agile training classes, certifications, or direct experience.
    • Managing the execution of the sprint plan and roadmap for a software product application.
    • Facilitate the analysis, requirements, and estimation of user stories, features, and epics.
    • Look for opportunities to improve or implement processes to improve productivity, quality, and performance for the team.
    • Effectively and continuously communicate to product managers, business stakeholders, or clients on status in relation to projects or project tasks.
    • Participate in product demonstrations with product champions and business members.
    • Performing technical interviews and screenings.
    • Assisting in onboarding new members to the team.
    • Communication of resource requirements and duration for overall planning.
    • Demonstrating and facilitating effective communication with team members and business members.
    • Providing strategic solutions for impediments/issues. (ie: Resources, Schedule, Quality).
    • Work with team members to ensure they are following processes and standards.
    • Facilitating design requirements meetings with product managers and business members.
    • Working with product managers to identifying a product road map.
    • Serve as a Performance Manager for other team resources.
    • Experience working in the Agile Methodology as a Scrum Master.

    About the Team:

    Applied Technology professionals at Crowe lead the software development efforts for the firm and build technology solutions in a consistent and reliable way. Applied Technology owns the software development competency for the firm, which is tied to standardized processes, practices, policies and controls for client-facing products and projects. Team members share expertise across various industries, targeting manufacturing and distribution, government, healthcare, financial services, and private equity groups based on demand from other Business Units. You will learn and build on a wide range of technologies in an environment where innovation and new ideas are highly encouraged. Hop on board to join one of the fastest growing technology consulting practices in the industry.


    Our Benefits:

    At Crowe, we know that great people is what makes a great firm. We value our people and offer employees a comprehensive benefits package. Learn more about what working at Crowe can mean for you.


    How You Can Grow:

    We will cultivate your talent in an inclusive culture that values diversity. You will have the chance to meet on a consistent basis with your Career Coach who will guide you in your career goals and aspirations. Learn more about where talent can prosper.

    Visit Crowe Careers to find out how you can grow your career and make an impact every single day.




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