Senior Project Manager

Posted on 7/19/2023



1,001-5,000 employees

Diversified trading firm, crypto, real estate investments

Quantitative Finance
Financial Services
Data & Analytics


Chicago, IL, USA

  • 5+ years experience managing large/complex business and technology projects in the trading/financial services industry; experience managing teams a plus
  • 5+ years working in trading/financial services
  • Familiarity with electronic trading exchanges and co-location concepts
  • Previous experience working with software systems, networking technology, hardware, etc
  • Strong initiative; proven track record of taking ownership of projects through successful completion
  • Experience leading team meetings, assigning action items and tasks, and managing overall project tracking
  • Strong business acumen and ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Familiarity with PMI Body of Knowledge desired; PMP certification a plus
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects and responsibilities
  • Excellent organizational skills; strong attention to detail
  • Previous experience working in fast-paced, dynamic environments
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Manage and facilitate full life cycle projects
  • Create and maintain project plans and documentation
  • Facilitate standup, planning and retrospective meetings
  • Work with internal departments and external vendors to obtain approvals and negotiate service agreements
  • Coach IT Services professionals in how to best apply project management methodologies to their organization
  • Maintain relationships with key trading business units, and various support, software development, and technology teams on all aspects of implementing new business and technology projects
  • Report on project progress and risks to management
  • Ensure various project streams are progressing efficient and that interdependencies and blockers are identified and addressed promptly

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


Total Funding



Chicago, Illinois



Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth



Daily catered breakfast & lunch


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