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Director, Technical Project Manager

Posted on Dec 28, 2021 by Request Technology

Chicago, IL 60601
IT
Immediate Start
$180k - $200k Annual
Full-Time

*We are unable to sponsor as this is a permanent full time role*

A prestigious company is on the search for a Director, Technical Project Manager. This is a technical/functional position and they will be managing over 4-10 people in these projects. They need someone who has a technical background with Java development, AWS, Kafka, Big data, etc. They also are looking for someone in a Real Time environment with financial industry experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead development of solution and provide technical directions and project management support to the team executing on Renaissance initiative
  • Solicit business and technical requirements. Help translating those into flexible, scalable and resilient design proposals.
  • Review architecture proposals with tech leads as well as senior business partners.
  • Provide technical directions by analysing designs and reviewing code to achieve high quality software deliveries for the team.
  • Create strategies and transition plans, prioritize work, drive book of work and manage deliveries of the projects.
  • Following agile development methodology, facilitate all agile ceremonies, operate as technical product owner and collaborating with stakeholders drive the projects to its successful completion.
  • Manage development of core foundational technical components as well as select functional projects.
  • Manage resources against commitments to ensure high quality solutions are consistently delivered to established expectations.

Qualifications:

  • Operate effectively as a member of the wider team through partnership, collaboration and influencing across the relevant business and technology functions and partner with leads in other technology domains.
  • Create and adhere to delivery roadmaps partnering with other leaders. Strong execution mindset.
  • Solutions architecture experience. Ability to design and develop high performance and flexible solutions.
  • Familiarity with Hadoop and/or other Big Data ecosystems required.
  • Experience in Real Time solutions leveraging Kafka and other event driven technologies
  • Experience with cloud computing required. AWS preferred.
  • An ability to communicate complex and technical issues to diverse audiences, orally and in writing
  • Java development background with good understanding of advance object-oriented software development techniques.
  • Minimum of 12 years' development experience within the financial industry preferred
  • Experience developing high performance data and compute platforms at scale. Experience delivering cloud native projects preferred.
  • Experience coaching Agile transformation efforts and leading Agile (preferably Scrum) development.
  • Preferred - prior leadership experience in guiding teams through cultural transformation.
  • Bachelor's degree required in Computer Science or a technical discipline. Master's degree preferred.

Reference: 1443924305

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