Project Manager (Business Systems)

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ThinkMarkets is seeking a Project Manager (Business Systems) to join our growing Chicago team. In this role, you will oversee all of our business systems, including Salesforce, JIRA, and Confluence, to ensure our business is running smoothly and efficiently. This is a great role for anyone who is highly organized, process-oriented, and business savvy to join a rapidly growing FinTech trading company.

Responsibilities:

  • Actively manage projects in terms of sprint planning, prioritization and risk identification with local and offshore development teams
  • Apply business analysis skills to complicated business needs and make recommendations for preferred solutions 
  • Provide business systems planning of applications used globally
  • Effectively manage resources, governance, timelines and profitability
  • Globally monitor external and internal IT development departments in delivering trading platform from inception to go-live
  • Define and track project objectives while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall integrated delivery plan
  • Collaborate with developers and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze trade-offs between usability and performance needs 

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in Computer Science/Systems or similar
  • 6+ years’ experience in Project Management within trading/financial industry
  • Project Management Certification such as PRINCE2, PMP, CPMP or similar
  • Technical proficiency to challenge technology constraints and trade-offs with technical team (internal or external)
  • Experience managing IT solutions in a fast-paced trading environment, across multiple product lines
  • Excellent client-facing communication skills with the ability to understand and communicate issues clearly using appropriate technical vocabulary
  • Knowledge of compliance and legal aspects of systems delivery and usage in a business environment
  • Experience of working in Agile environments (SCRUM experience is an added advantage)

*In addition to your resume, please attach a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications for the role.*

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Location

We are in the financial district of the city, located in the UBS Tower. We welcome others who would like to master the latest in tech with us.

An Insider's view of ThinkMarkets

What’s the vibe like in the office?

We're definitely a hardworking bunch, and we're very passionate about what we do. The culture is dynamic and collaborative, and there's always something to work on which helps the day fly by!

Mackenzie

Corporate Recruiter

What does your typical day look like?

We start the day with a web call summarizing portfolio risks, exposures & order flow with our teams in Dubai & London. We track, measure, & report any trade issues with our clients; we’re always aware of changes in the risk profile of the firm portfolio. We're constantly checking on pricing, liquidity & execution across all our product offerings.

Pat

Senior Quantitative Analyst

What are ThinkMarkets Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Mean gender pay gap below 10%
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Performance Bonus
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Commuter Benefits
ThinkMarkets covers up to 85% of transit costs and the remaining balance can be deducted from paychecks pre-tax.
Stocked Kitchen
We have an espresso and coffee machine, tea, and snacks stocked in our kitchen!
Some Meals Provided
Free lunch catered in on Fridays!
Fitness Subsidies
ThinkMarkets provides $65 a month to each employee to use towards gym memberships or classes (yoga, barre, kick-boxing, etc.) to promote a healthy lifestyle!
Professional Development Benefits
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