Project Manager, Verifications

| Chicago
Avant is revolutionizing the world of lending by lowering the costs and barriers of borrowing for everyday people. At our core, we are a technology company that builds advanced platforms and uses custom analytics. Today, we help underserved consumers, the majority of whom get fast funding on our online platform without having to talk to anyone. Tomorrow we plan to use our world class technology and underwriting capabilities to launch new products and bank partnerships that improve people’s financial lives.
Job Description
Avant is looking for an intellectually curious and highly motivated project manager who thrives in a fast-paced startup environment to join our team. The Project Manager is responsible for collaborating with non-technical business stakeholders and technical product managers to plan, organize, and deliver projects.

What you do at Avant:

  • Facilitate discussions with product stakeholders to gather business requirements
  • Maintain an organized project and sprint road map using project management tools (e.g., JIRA)
  • Track sprint progress and provide ongoing communication to product stakeholders and leadership
  • Document and maintain system configurations and for each partner
  • Design the process for fielding business requests
  • Implement the proposed process to current employees
  • Manage the request timeline to work with onboarded partners

Why you are a fit for Avant:

  • 3+ years of project management experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized with experience using project management tools (e.g., JIRA)
  • Strong collaborator who is comfortable facilitating group discussions
  • Experience in a fast-paced start-up environment

Why Avant is a fit for you:
At Avant, we believe our values make a difference:
We value, support, and help each other grow
We are committed to active inclusion and diversity
We are transparent and believe the best idea wins
We succeed when our customers succeed
We get sh!t done… responsibly
And we keep it fun!
We believe that ideas are more important than titles, everything is more fun together, everyone drives change, and everyone is an owner. While we believe the perks and benefits that we offer are terrific, nothing excites us more than having the ability to collaborate with intelligent, highly-motivated and talented people on challenging problems as we work to change the face of online lending.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • TypescriptLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • JIRAManagement

Location

Located on Chicago's scenic Riverwalk. It’s home to nearby trendy restaurants, a thriving startup community, and public transportation.

What are Avant Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Free Daily Meals
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
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