IT Project Manager

Information Systems & Technology Charlotte, North Carolina Jersey City, New Jersey


Description

Project Manager (Contract)
Charlotte & Jersey City, United States

 

About Citco

Citco is a global leader in fund services, corporate governance and related asset services with staff across 80 offices worldwide. With more than $1 trillion in assets under administration, we deliver end-to-end solutions and exceptional service to meet our clients’ needs.

For more information about Citco, please visit www.citco.com

About the Team & Business Line:

Proprietary software solutions and innovation are at the core of what differentiates Citco in the alternative investment space. Through our network of global development centres, Citco invests heavily in technology development, security, and infrastructure to ensure our clients continue to receive award-winning products that underpin our commitment to service excellence.

As a core member of our Hedge Fund Accounting team you will work with dedicated professionals to ensure our clients maintain access to their critical information assets while keeping Citco ahead of industry trends.

Your Role:

  • You will lead daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, retrospectives, demos sprint/release planning, and story mapping sessions.
  • You will work closely with product owner and the scrum team to develop and maintain a project story map that defines the minimum viable product.
  • You will oversee all activities from a software development life cycle perspective including budget planning, scheduling, tracking, initiatiation, build, test, and release.
  • You possess experience working with teams using continuous integration, continuous deployment, and automated testing.
  • You will utilize your strong coaching and mentorship skills in order to build a collaborative, productive, and engaged team environment.
  • You will anticipate and address potential or actual impediments to team delivery and administer metrics tracking and other duties on behalf of the team.
  • You will need to manage/engage expectations of Senior Management Stakeholders (i.e., chairing/facilitating Steering Committees) and providing weekly status reports
  • You will need to manage/mitigate risks and/or cross-project dependencies (Scrum of Scrums)
  • You will help break down organizational silos and promote collaborations

About You:

  • You have minimum of 5 years of experience with in-house application development and Agile/Scrum experience preferably in a financial institution environment
  • You have knowledge of AWS preferred
  • You have some DevOps experience
  • You have a minimum of 3 – 5 years of solid practical experience in managing complex projects
  • You are recognized Scrum Master certification is highly desirable (e.g., CSM)
  • You have knowledge and experience of SDLC frameworks such as Waterfall and Agile
  • You have knowledge of agile development best practices, and experience of with project management tools such as Jira
  • You have demonstrated knowledge and skills in the following competencies: project management, information technology, creativity, business analysis, data analytics, problem solving, change/release management, multi-tasking and service management
  • You have demonstrated strong proficiency in interpersonal/communication skills including oral and written English
  • You have a Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Sciences, Information Systems or equivalent
  • You are effective planning and organizational experience to set priorities and coordinate projects t meet deadlines with a fast pace environment.
  • You have the availability and willingness to travel occasionally to other Citco locations

Our Benefits

Your well being is of paramount importance to us, and central to our success. We provide a range of benefits, training and education support, and flexible working arrangements to help you achieve success in your career while balancing personal needs. Ask us about specific benefits in your location.

 

We recognize diversity as a source of organizational pride and strength. We have made it a priority to reflect our nation’s evolving diversity in the people we hire, and the culture we create in our organization.

Citco welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection.

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