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Full-Time

Software Development Operations and Process Facilitator

Posted on 6/27/2024

DRW

DRW

1,001-5,000 employees

Diversified trading firm, crypto, real estate investments

Quantitative Finance
Financial Services
Data & Analytics

Entry

Chicago, IL, USA

Category
IT & Support
Supply Chain Management
Operations & Logistics
Software QA & Testing
Software Engineering
Required Skills
Agile
Python
Communications
SCRUM
Development Operations (DevOps)
Requirements
  • Previous experience in a similar role or in software development, project management, or related field.
  • Outgoing and personable.
  • Familiarity with agile methodologies, such as Scrum or Kanban.
  • Strong facilitation and communication skills, with the ability to effectively lead meetings.
  • Ability to summarize complex ideas in a clear and concise manner.
  • Solid understanding of the SDLC.
  • Bachelor's degree in information systems, business administration, or related field, or equivalent work.
  • Experience with scripting in Python or willingness to learn.
Responsibilities
  • Enable effective communication and collaboration for cross-team projects as the project manager.
  • Run project kickoffs, check ins, and wrap up meetings.
  • Use project management tools to track status.
  • Monitor project progress against milestones.
  • Provide updates to project stakeholders.
  • Facilitate monthly retrospective meetings across the organization's teams.
  • Employ a variety of facilitation techniques to encourage open communication, honest feedback, and collaborative problem-solving.
  • Assist teams in identifying actionable improvements and ensure they are documented and tracked to completion.
  • Build trust and rapport within the technology team, positioning yourself as a key support figure for navigating challenges and fostering a culture of continuous improvement.
  • Develop and document processes to ensure that the organization operates effectively
  • Monitor and evaluate the effectiveness of processes, suggesting and implementing improvements as needed.
  • Provide insights to leadership to keep them informed about the organization's ongoing activities.

DRW is a diversified trading firm specializing in liquidity provision across multiple asset classes, such as cryptocurrencies and real estate. The firm's commitment to carbon neutrality exemplifies its dedication to addressing global challenges effectively. With sophisticated technology and a robust risk management system, the company offers a dynamic and relevant working environment that not only contributes to global financial stability but also promotes sustainable practices.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Chicago, Illinois

Founded

2001

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

5%

1 year growth

13%

2 year growth

38%

Benefits

Daily catered breakfast & lunch

Massages

Social events

Gym subsidy

Flexible work arrangements

Monthly tastings

Game room

On-site yoga classes and meditation

Employee led affinity groups

Mentor/mentee outings

Trivia nights

Educational opportunities

DRW-sponsored sports teams

Poker tournament

Private mother's suite