TECHNICAL PROJECT MANAGER

Location: Chicago, IL

Trading Technologies 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.

Position Summary

Trading Technologies (TT) is currently seeking a self-motivated, creative and talented Technical Project Manager who thrives on planning, executing and driving projects. In this role, you will be responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating agile project teams to achieve high levels of performance and quality.

Responsibilities:

  • Project Management experience in the deployment / migration of hybrid cloud Infrastructure technologies
  • Strong understanding across Cloud and infrastructure components (servers, virtual machines, LAN/WAN, storage, network, data, and applications) to deliver end to end hybrid cloud Infrastructure
  • Building and maintaining strong working relationships and ensuring the team operates based on standard Agile and Scrum management processes
  • Manage several concurrent projects in a fast-paced environment
  • 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 parties
  • Ensure project issues are tracked, managed and resolved, identifying gaps and obstacles and successful navigating appropriate teams to successful completion
  • Facilitate discussions, decision making, and conflict resolution within and across teams
  • Recommend improvements, enhancements or corrections to aid in the success of ongoing projects
  • Clearly communicate, improve transparency, and radiate information within and across teams
  • Ensure Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to
  • Continually learn new tools and techniques

Qualifications:

  • BA or BS in Business, Information Technology or related field
  • 2-5 years of experience in a project management role
  • Experience with Agile Project Management tools
  • Experience applying SCRUM principles and practices
  • Strong understanding of software development life-cycle process
  • 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)
  • Proven ability to drive tight deadlines and complex projects through completion
  • Knowledge of the financial industry and trading systems is a plus

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Location

222 South Riverside Plaza, Suite 1100, Chicago, IL 60606

What are Trading Technologies International, Inc. Perks + Benefits

Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave

Additional Perks + Benefits

Professional development course offerings and reimbursements. Open kitchen and craft beer bar. Health and wellness benefits, such as quarterly chair massages and gym discounts. Charitable matching for donations. 22 days of paid time off, plus holidays. Flexible spending accounts for medical and transportation. Life and disability insurance. Employee assistance services. Beautiful new office with relaxed environment.

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