Software Project Manager

| Chicago

ABOUT US

NextCapital's Digital Advice Platform is a holistic service built around the investor, providing world-class advice at an affordable price. It is the only service that offers integrated planning, advice, and portfolio management capabilities. Because of the breadth of advice services, NextCapital serves a broad range of investor types, from the low-balance beginning investor to the sophisticated high net worth investor.

JOIN OUR TEAM

We're looking for talented and highly motivated engineering project managers to join our team. Ideal candidates are strong communicators who are comfortable operating at varying levels of technical detail given a range of contexts. Learn more about NextCapital at www.themuse.com/companies/nextcapital

WHAT YOU’LL DO

  • Lead one or more complex software implementation projects from start to finish
  • Direct enterprise partners in data integration planning & delivery
  • Maintain an organized project using JIRA & other tools
  • Interface effectively with product managers, designers & engineers
  • Identify, communicate & remove impediments to project progress
  • Manage project delivery leverage points including scope, timeline & resourcing
  • Engage at varying levels of technical detail depending on the audience
  • Address partner inquiries at the appropriate level of criticality

Requirements

WHO WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • You tend to be well organized
  • You’re known as a strong communicator
  • You stay calm and focused during the occasional work emergency
  • You break down complex problems into concrete deliverables
  • You value iterative progress over perfection
  • You can balance the goals of your project with those of the broader company
  • You know when to make a decision yourself, and when to gather input from others
  • You are equally comfortable leveraging a defined process or designing a new one
  • You have a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • You have at least 2 years of software project management experience
  • You have experience delivering complex projects and working with enterprise partners

Benefits

WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT

  • Disrupt the financial advice industry by bringing affordable, easy to use financial tools to millions of people
  • Enjoy a laid back work environment & learn from FinTech’s best & brightest
  • Receive great benefits like stock options, 401(k) match, and employer contributions to health, dental and vision coverage
  • Join a fast growing company where you can have a real impact on the company's future
  • Participate in company-sponsored cornhole leagues, wine tastings, fantasy football leagues, hackathons and other fun events
  • Enjoy a newly built out office on Michigan Avenue with a view of Millennium Park and Lake Michigan.
  • Sip locally roasted coffee, kombucha, or craft beer at your modular sitting/standing desk
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Location

Located on Michigan Avenue, right across the street from Millennium Park and Pritzker Pavilion with an unobstructed view of the lake.
104 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60603

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Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
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Dental
Generous PTO
Happy Hours
Health Benefits
Onsite Gym
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