Technical Project Manager

United States, New York
Permanent
Job ID: 1406

Job Description

Our client is one of the highest-performing hedge funds in the world, where only the very best engineers excel. They seek a technical project manager to join their Systems Program Management team. You will work closely with all business units firm-wide to understand business needs and provide innovative technology solutions. The team designs, supports, and manages solutions across a wide variety of technology, including a sophisticated Windows and Linux desktop/server environment, cutting-edge storage and clustered computing solutions, and a number of communications platforms. This dynamic position will offer a broad view into the firm’s technology practice and provide opportunities to help drive the creation and adoption of exciting internal projects.

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Role responsibilities

The project manager will work with seasoned business and technology leaders alongside multiple development teams to assist with the development and implementation of the firm's technology platform. This person will coordinate and advance new project work, manage timelines, and help drive strategic process improvements to enhance collaboration and workflows across the department. The role offers the opportunity to liaise frequently with departments outside of Systems in order to advance large-scale technology projects across the firm.

Technical Experience and Qualifications

  • Ideal candidates will have three to five years of prior experience in a role involving technical project management or business analysis.
  • Excellent communication skills, a demonstrated sense of personal accountability, a passion for UX, and a natural appetite for workflow optimisation are required. Some coding experience is beneficial, as is an ability to comfortably discuss technical concepts with developers.
  • Applicants should be able to bring clarity to the projects they are working on in the following ways: defining goals and success measures; freeing up lines of communication; identifying and removing blockers; encouraging collaboration; and, most importantly, continuously looking for ways to perfect how we work.
  • A degree in computer science (or another technical discipline) is preferred but not required.

To apply for this role, either contact Jeff at jeff.harrod@techfellow.co.uk, or fill in the form below and he will receive your application.


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