Technical Project Manager - Software

New York, NY 10013 | Direct Hire

Post Date: 07/19/2018 Job ID: 10165 Industry: Technology

Position:   Technical Project Manager
Location: New York, NY
Status: Full Time
Salary Range: Total Comp $200K  (Base+Bonus)
Remote Option: Not available

Job Description:

A financial services company is presently looking for a Technical Project Manager to join their Production Engineering team. The Production Engineering division is responsible for providing innovative processes and tools for the operation their high-frequency trading platforms. You will be responsible for working closely with the IT and business teams to gather, analyze, document and implement requirements.   Following the firms SDLC policy. Providing development support for application production issues.
  • Managing the scope of software-driven projects within Dev, Pre-Production, and Production teams
  • Coordinating and controlling the execution of other support groups' tasks during release activities
  • Planning and coordinating activities for physical work in a data center (physical hardware and network installations) as well as application layer and general concepts for network/server configurations
  • Providing services, where necessary, to help product and project teams manage and deploy releases into production
  • Managing risks and resolves issues that affect release scope, schedule, and quality
  • Leading and coordinating the Go-Live activities including release reviews, pre-deployment meetings, and checklist reviews
  • Acting as a liaison between all technology departments, understanding requirements, and influencing new standards and processes
  • Participating in release, project, and program retrospectives as well as providing detail on inefficiencies, mistakes, successes, and proposed improvements
  • Generating and maintaining accurate project documentation and project plans (MS Project/JIRA/Confluence, etc.)
  • Engaging in internal and external meetings to gather project requirements and preparing detailed summaries to share with the engineering, operations, and trading teams

Required Skills:
  • Experience with project management
  • Knowledge of Unix and Microsoft OS administration
  • Experience with databases such as MySQL
  • Familiarity with networking
  • Knowledge of a programming language (Java or C++) a plus
  • Knowledge of a scripting language (Shell or Python) a plus
  • Knowledge of Colo design (a plus)

Benefits include Competitive salary, 401(k) with company matching, Five weeks of paid vacation per year plus nine paid holidays, Free breakfast, lunch, and snacks on a daily basis, Reimbursement for health and wellness expenses and Free tickets to New York events, including the US Open and TriBeCa Film Festiva

Declan Berutti

Fun Facts: Baseball card collector, Foodie, Avid Mets fan. 

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