Full-Time

Agile Project Manager

DRW

DRW

1,001-5,000 employees

Diversified global trading and investment leveraging technology.

Data & Analytics
Quantitative Finance
Financial Services

Junior, Mid

Montreal, QC, Canada

Required Skills
Agile
Communications
Requirements
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience facilitating successful software projects
  • A bachelor's or master's degree in business or related field
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability in taking initiative and achieving results in a collaborative environment with cross-functional teams
  • Strong understanding of project management frameworks including Kanban and Scrum
  • Possess deep curiosity, self-motivation, and passion for technology
  • Driven by the desire to always learn more and relentlessly pursue continuous improvement
  • Actively promote documentation and knowledge diffusion
  • Strong organizational, planning, documentation, and knowledge management skills
Responsibilities
  • Collaborating with software development, research, and trading teams to build and maintain the health of world class trading analysis systems
  • Building strong, high-trust relationships with key stakeholders and the development team in order to achieve clear strategic prioritization and alignment
  • Eliciting business requirements and translating them into concise, prioritized epics and actionable tasks for developers
  • Participating in daily Scrum meetings and Sprint ceremonies to facilitate task completion and address impediments to drive epic completion and maximize team flow
  • Partnering with engineering teams to coordinate software, hardware, and application releases, upgrades, and maintenance
  • Creating streamlined communications, recurring meetings and comprehensive integrated project plans
  • Collecting feedback from stakeholders, generating reports and suggesting improvements
  • Ensuring that projects are meeting all requirements, that they share project projections on blockers and deadlines and are well documented
  • Assist in writing any Post mortem or RFO reports when necessary

DRW stands out for its diversified approach to trading and investment, leveraging technology, research, and risk management across multiple asset classes and global markets. The company fosters a culture of high expectations and continuous learning, offering the dynamism of a startup with the stability of an established firm. Employees are encouraged to solve complex problems, with their efforts duly recognized and rewarded, making DRW a compelling place to work for those seeking intellectual stimulation and professional growth.

Company Stage

M&A

Total Funding

N/A

Headquarters

Chicago, Illinois

Founded

2001

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

5%

1 year growth

21%

2 year growth

46%

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