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Project Manager

| Chicago

Job Description Summary

The position of Project Manager is a role that requires an understanding of Software Development Practices, PMO processes, Business Outcome-Drive Program Management, Business Realization & Strategy analysis.

The role ensures that all project delivery milestones are met and processes are followed, both from product delivery and Go-To-Market perspectives. The role requires heavy stakeholder and cross functional team interaction and working on a variety of strategic initiatives at any given time. Proven excellent written and oral communication skills are a foundation for this role.

 

Job Duties

Duties & Responsibilities:

* Work with product development teams to create detailed project plans & schedules.
* Ensure alignment of project schedule and objectives with the organization's strategic objectives in the form of measurable business realizations.
* Manage project milestones, risks, dependencies, and changes throughout the program
* Monitor and report progress throughout the project life cycle using appropriate executive level communication understood by stakeholders, executive sponsors and customers.
* Champion and respond to rapid business change.
* Collaborate across the organization to deliver products into the marketplace, ensuring proactive identification of risks and impacts to benefits realizations.
* Facilitate Go-to-Market activities, coordinating with business teams across the company to prepare the product for launch and/or delivery to a customer.
* Contribute to processes and framework that creates greater stakeholder satisfaction & fosters success on large, strategic, enterprise spanning initiatives.

 

Qualifications

* 5-7 + years of Project Management experience on a software development team (Agile preferred)

* Experience creating detailed project plans & schedules for SW development teams. 
* Strong planning skills including experience in successfully managing programs with experience marrying a myriad of frameworks to select the right delivery approach (Agile, Waterfall, Plan Driven, Hybrid)
* Proactive driver of complex cross-functional product and technology initiatives
* Proven ability to coordinate across disciplines and departments, able to work both independently & collaboratively with stakeholders
* Experience utilizing Project Management tools, methodologies and software such as: Agile Methodology using Agile type tool, Microsoft Project, SharePoint, Visio, Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, others
* Experience managing Programs such as mobile product development or Telematics is a plus
* Bachelor’s Degree required, M.S. is a plus

 

Why Choose CCC

 

We promote a healthy work-life balance and offer generous benefit plans and resources designed with employee satisfaction in mind.
What we value is simple - customers, employee commitment, collaboration and clear communication.

We hire people who will embrace the company’s goals and productively contribute in ways that help us serve the customer, innovate, and stay strong.
We make it a priority to keep employees healthy, happy and enriched.

  • Healthy - Wellness programs and Perkspot/employee discount program
  • Happy – Recognition programs, a confidential employee assistance program, and flexible work arrangements such as staggered start times
  • Enriched – Tuition reimbursement, training and learning programs, and leadership development opportunities

 

Our corporate headquarters is located in downtown Chicago within the historic Merchandise Mart—a certified LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) building.

CCC Information Services was ranked #17 in the Top 100 Digital Companies in Chicago in 2017 by Built In Chicago, an online community for digital technology entrepreneurs in Chicago.

CCC is a great place to work. Join us!

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • .NETLanguages
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • jQueryLibraries
    • jQuery UILibraries
    • Twitter BootstrapLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • SpringFrameworks
    • HadoopFrameworks
    • HBaseDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases
    • OracleDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • NoSQLDatabases
    • SparkDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • JIRAManagement
    • WordpressCMS

Location

Two city blocks and twenty-five stories of innovation and culture. theMART is interwoven into the fabric of Chicago’s history as an innovator in tech

An Insider's view of CCC

How would you describe the company’s work-life balance?

I've been here 5 years, and I learn something new everyday. I have the opportunity to grow my skill set, the flexibility to spend time with my family, and the support to accomplish my professional goals.

Prasanthi

Manager, Quality Assurance

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

There is a strong focus on learning and progressing from missteps, with the ultimate goal of making sure we meet
business needs. I have the flexibility to talk directly to people outside of my immediate team which speeds up the delivery process, and aids in responsiveness.

Jennifer

Services Delivery Manager - Austin, TX

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

When I started as an intern at CCC, I was trusted to work with extraordinary technology. Now, as a DevOps Manager, I get to work on those technologies and new ones with other pioneers - that type of innovation ignites my creativity.

Amin

Manager, DevOps

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Our teams are technically adept and highly capable. Equally, if not more importantly, they have a passion and desire to learn. We're not satisfied just cranking out code, there is a strong desire to learn about our customers and be creative

John

Director, Product Development

How does the company support your career growth?

Employees get to learn about multiple products across our entire customer base. This allows employees to figure out what area aligns best with their strengths and interests, and where they are looking to grow.

Susanne

Manager, Operations

What are CCC Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
CCC's Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) help employees cover out-of-pocket expenses with pre-tax contributions for medical, dental, vision, prescription drug, and dependent care expenses.
Disability Insurance
CCC provides short-term and long-term disability insurance.
Dental Benefits
CCC provides two dental plans with Aetna, PPO and DMO.
Vision Benefits
CCC provides two vision plans with VSP.
Health Insurance Benefits
CCC offers four medical plans offered through BCBSIL (PPO, Health Savings Account [HSA], Health Care Account [HCA], and Kaiser Permanente HMO.
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
CCC's wellness programs includes bio-metric screenings, financial wellness, and weight loss programs. All of these are provided free of charge.
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
CCC offers ROTH and/or pre-tax contributions.
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
CCC allows employees to work remotely pending their team and manager's discretion.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Happy Hours
Monthly in-house happy hours organized by our CCC employees. Often have themes for each month depending on time of year.
Parking
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
CCC offers tuition reimbursement to an accredited academic institution for all full-time employees up to $5,250 annually.

Additional Perks + Benefits

We know that investing in employee development is crucial. Employees have access to the CCC Learning Academy. The CCC Learning Academy was created as an internal platform for you as an employee. You come here to learn new skills such as time management, cooking, financing a home or career and business development. We empower our employees to learn within these four walls, but then go out and collaborate on these ideas with friends and family

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