Technical Project Manager

| Chicago
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SpotOn is a cutting-edge payments and software company dedicated to redefining the merchant services industry. SpotOn combines payment processing with customer engagement and business management solutions, giving small and medium businesses the data and tools they need to run and grow their business. Our tools increase revenue and connect businesses with their customers using rewards, deals, online reviews, website building, and data analytics. Tools like these were previously only available to big businesses with big bankrolls and their own developers, but our platform caters to neighborhood stores, independent retailers, and other small to midsize businesses. We have our service deployed in many cities across the U.S. and Mexico.

As a Project Manager at SpotOn, you’ll be tasked with working alongside a senior team of talented developers, designers, and QA Engineers based out of Chicago, Detroit, and Mexico. SpotOn has been expanding into new markets and countries as well as new business verticals and industries. With the rapid growth we are currently experiencing, we are looking for a Project Manager to help prioritize new development and keep our momentum going strong.

The ideal Project Manager should LOVE technology and have a passion for overseeing the SDLC of new products. You should be extremely organized, friendly and not afraid to roll up your sleeves.

If this describes you…

  • Background in technology with experience and familiarity with the SDLC
  • Must be self-directed and a self starter, used to working independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to handle conflicting situations both internally and externally
  • Ambitious leader who actively works to remove barriers to achieving results
  • Ability to work cross-functionally with Product, Development, Design, Sales, and Support Teams
  • Exemplary written and verbal communication skills.
  • Highly organized with a strong sense of urgency to meet deadlines
  • Desire to thrive in a fast paced, dynamic, often changing, and sometimes ambiguous environment
  • Experience with Jira or other project management tools is preferred
  • Must be able to work evenings and weekends, on occasion


And if these are responsibilities you can deliver on….

  • Build project plans, maintain initiative roadmap, schedule, and dependency relationships.
  • Ensure all projects are delivered on time and within scope
  • Manage changes to project scope, timelines, and priorities
  • Responsible for project deliverables and delivering weekly status reports on milestones, key issues
  • Actively communicate with all involved parties of the project to identify any gaps, build solutions and recommend efficiency improvements
  • Align with other project managers and team leads to ensure consistency of processes, critical issues, and reporting
  • Scoping and prioritizing activities based on business and customer impact
  • Managing project tasks, including feature backlog management, sprint planning, and user story management
  • Lead and manage resources for all projects

… then here’s a bit about what we have to offer!

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • 401K with company match
  • Gym membership
  • Reasonable work-from-home flexibility
  • Casual dress code
  • Supportive learning environment
  • Friday lunches
  • Company outings
  • Open office working environment  


SpotOn is committed to hiring a diverse workforce. We consider all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other basis as prohibited by federal, state or local law.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • GolangLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • FluxLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • Backbone.jsFrameworks
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • FlaskFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • RedisDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • OptimizelyAnalytics
    • AxureDesign
    • IllustratorDesign
    • InVisionDesign
    • PhotoshopDesign
    • SketchDesign
    • SolidWorksDesign
    • BasecampManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • Microsoft ProjectManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • HubSpotCMS
    • HubSpotCRM
    • PipedriveCRM
    • SalesforceCRM
    • HubSpotEmail
    • HubSpotLead Gen


West Loop - in the Ogilvie building and near all CTA/Metra lines. Next to the French Market. Close to Randolph St AKA "Restaurant Row"

What are SpotOn Perks + Benefits

Friends outside of work
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within

Additional Perks + Benefits

The Executive team is always interested in hearing from the team about how to make SpotOn an even more special place to work.

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