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Strategic Support and Implementation Project Manager

 

Website Trading Technologies

Futures Trading Platform

We are currently seeking a highly motivated Strategic Support and Implementation Project Manager who is passionate about solving complex problems, has a desire to learn new skills and thrives in a fast-paced, continuously changing environment. The ideal candidate prides themselves on being organized, values ownership, is detail-oriented, flexible and willing to help wherever necessary. In this role you will be responsible for motivating and leading agile project teams through planning, execution and delivery of high quality software. You will work closely with product managers, engineers, testers, customer success, operations, and support to lead high impact projects.
 

 

Key Responsibilities
  • Build and maintain strong working relationships and ensuring the team operates based on standard Agile and Scrum principles
  • Project manage key initiatives that may span multiple teams and drive projects to completion in a fast-paced environment.
  • Continually manage team priorities and project expectations with team members and other stakeholders
  • Ensure project issues are tracked, managed and resolved, and help navigate impacted teams to successful project completion through servant leadership
  • Report status and effectively escalate and mitigate risks by communicating with stakeholders and management 
  • Reflect on your individual and team’s engagement, effectiveness and efficiency and continuously introduce and implement optimization ideas.  
  • Facilitate discussions, decision making, and conflict resolution within and across teams
  • Clearly communicate, improve transparency, and radiate information within and across teams
  • Ensure Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to
  • Strive to gain knowledge that can enable you to become a leader in the organization, contribute to optimizing our culture and building high performing teams
  • Building and maintaining strong working relationships and ensuring the team operates based on standard Agile and Scrum management processes
  • Manage several concurrent projects and teams in a fast-paced environment
  • Liaise with project stakeholders on an ongoing basis
  • Facilitating all necessary team meetings (sprint planning, daily standups, project status)
  • Set, communicate and continually manage project expectations with team members and other stakeholders
  • Lead the team as they define project scope, goals, and deliverables for all involved partielly. 
  •  Ensure project issues are tracked, managed, and resolved, identifying gaps and obstacles and successful coordinate appropriate teams to successful completion
  • Possess a service-oriented, positive attitude towards colleagues, coupled with an appreciation of business realities and achieving deadlines.
  • Facilitate discussions, decision making, and conflict resolution within and across teams
  •  Identify and employ lessons learned from previous experience to ensure delivery of each subsequent project is more successful than the last
  • Recommend improvements, enhancements, or corrections to aid in the success of ongoing projects
  • Educate and enforce the adherence to Agile/Scrum concepts and principles
  • Understand healthy team dynamics and know how to coach and grow a high-performing team
  • Continually learn new tools and techniques

 

Skills, Knowledge and Expertise
  • BA or BS in Business, Information Technology or related field
  • Previous project management experience with a strong understanding of the software development life-cycle 
  • Experience applying SCRUM principles and practices
  • Strong analytical, planning and organizational abilities.  Role will require executing multiple projects at any given time.
  • Proven interpersonal abilities and able to gain momentum and build trust quickly
  • Excellent communication abilities (both verbal and written)
  • Proficient in time management, setting priorities and taking the initiative.
  • Proven ability to drive tight deadlines and complex projects through completion
  • Knowledge of the financial industry and trading systems is a plus
  • BA or BS in Business, Information Technology or related field
  • 2-5 years’ experience in a project management role
  • Experience with Agile Project Management tools
  • Experience applying SCRUM principles and practices
  • Experience with Atlassian tools, JIRA and Confluence is a plus
  • Strong understanding of software development life-cycle process
  • Strong analytical, planning and organizational abilities.  Role will require executing multiple projects at any given time across multiple teams.
  • Proven ability to excel in the grey area and willingness to adapt to and embrace change

 

Benefits
  • Competitive benefits, including: medical, dental, vision, FSA, 401(k) and pre-tax transit/parking 
  • Flexible work schedules – with some remote work
  • 22 PTO (paid time off) days per year with the ability to roll over days into the following year, robust paid holiday schedule with early dismissal, generous parental leave (for all genders and staff, including adoptive parents) and backup child care as well as tutoring services
  • Tech resources, including, a “rent-to-own” program where employees are eligible for a company-provided Mac/PC laptop and/or mobile phone of your choice; and a tech accessories budget for monitors, headphones, keyboards, office equipment, etc.
  • Stipend and subsidy contributions toward personally-owned cell phones and laptops, gym memberships and health/wellness initiatives (including discounted healthcare premiums, healthy meal delivery programs or smoking cessation)
  • Casual dress code and inspiring, motivating office environment
  • Forward-thinking, culture-based organization with collaborative teams that promote diversity and inclusion through efforts such as TT Women in Tech and a committee dedicated to making TT a great place to work for everyone
Company Overview:
Trading Technologies (TT) creates professional trading software, infrastructure and data solutions for a wide variety of users, including proprietary traders, brokers, money managers, CTAs, hedge funds, commercial hedgers and risk managers. In addition to providing access to the world’s major international exchanges and liquidity venues via its TT® trading platform, TT offers domain-specific technology for cryptocurrency trading and machine-learning tools for real-time trade surveillance.
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Trading Technologies (TT) is an equal opportunity employer. Equal employment has been, and continues to be a required practice at the Company. Trading Technologies’ practice of equal employment opportunity is to recruit, hire, train, promote and base all employment decisions on ability, rather than race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, sexual orientation, genetic information or any other protected status. Additionally, TT participates in the E-Verify Program.

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