Project Manager

| West Suburbs

Description

 

The mission of the Syndigo Project Delivery is to manage enterprise level projects, leading cross-functional team to ensure projects are delivered on time and on budget. The Project Manager will be responsible for the end-to-end delivery of his or her projects and is the single accountable party for defining, planning, orchestrating, and delivering on a given strategic initiative.  This role will require someone who understands technology and business, a high degree of organization and attention to detail, and the ability to professionally interact with a diverse blend of personalities to reach resolution and maintain strong relationships.

The preference would be for this role to be based in Syndigo's Nashville office, but candidates in Cleveland, Chicago, or Waukesha will also be considered.

Responsibilities:

  • Willing to participate in and complete project and support tasks that may not normally associated with project management (we are seeking a content rich project manager, not a task manager)
  • Rigorously manages scope and priorities to ensure commitments are achieved within agreed upon time, cost, and quality parameters.
  • Lead cross-functional teams to complete projects on time and on budget – including coordinating new product, business development, engineering, and business initiatives
  • Coordinate resource capacity between multiple work streams – development, data mgmt.
  • Understand holistic view of project tasks – including development, data management, testing, launch planning, internal/external deadlines, internal/external dependencies, and stakeholders
  • Communicate realistic delivery timelines to internal and external stakeholders
  • Identify and communicate project risks and mitigation plans to executive level audience
  • Attend daily sync ups to understand completed, current, and upcoming tasks for each work stream, as well as cross team dependencies, including but not limited to resource allocation
  • Coordinate cross-functional project meetings to compile tasks, status updates, and risks
  • Track project tasks, owners, deliverables, and dates
  • Document current processes identify improvements and implement

 Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in the fields of computer science or engineering for technical project managers
  • Proven working experience as a project manager in the information technology sector
  • Solid technical background, with understanding or hands-on experience in software development and launch activities
  • Excellent client-facing and internal communication skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational skills including attention to detail and multi-tasking skills
  • Strong working knowledge of JIRA is a plus
  • PMP certification is a plus 

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • .NETLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • MySQLDatabases

Location

We are located in the Board of Trade building which is centrally located in the loop providing easy access to most train lines.

An Insider's view of Syndigo

What’s the vibe like in the office?

No two days are alike at Syndigo! There is always someone I can turn to for support. We are all willing to collaborate and listen to one another, and this goes all the way to the leadership team; their doors are always open. At the end of a day, be it long or rewarding you can always find friends in the kitchen ready to cheers and share some laughs

Daisy

Account Partner

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

I love the energy and willingness of other teams and departments to help my team succeed.  The camaraderie between business development and other departments is outstanding and we know we are working to achieve one goal.  That winning attitude of everyone at Syndigo has created a special culture that inspires my team.

Micah

Vice President, Business Development

What makes someone successful on your team?

Syndigo is constantly evolving, which makes it an exciting place to work with unlimited potential for growth. Collaboration and willingness to learn are key to success. We are disrupting an industry and our clients look to us as thought leaders in the space - we can’t be experts without thinking strategically and learning from each other every day.

Nick

Senior Enterprise Account Executive

What are Syndigo Perks + Benefits

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Syndigo provides 4 weeks of paid maternity leave and 1 week of paid paternity leave.
Adoption Assistance
Syndigo offers up to 4 weeks of paid leave for Adoption Leave.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Our employees receive 8 hours per year of paid volunteer time.
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Syndigo offers pre-tax commuter benefits for all employees.
Game Room
Our game room, adjacent to our rooftop deck, includes Pool Table, Foosball and game table.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Syndigo offers employees professional development opportunities like Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
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