Project Manager (Business Systems)

Project Management · Chicago, Illinois
Department Project Management
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Manager/Supervisor

ThinkMarkets is seeking a Project Manager (Business Systems) to join our growing Chicago team. In this role, you will oversee all of our business systems, including Salesforce, JIRA, and Confluence, to ensure our business is running smoothly and efficiently. This is a great role for anyone who is highly organized, process-oriented, and business savvy to join a rapidly growing FinTech trading company.


  • Actively manage projects in terms of sprint planning, prioritization and risk identification with local and offshore development teams
  • Apply business analysis skills to complicated business needs and make recommendations for preferred solutions 
  • Provide business systems planning of applications used globally
  • Effectively manage resources, governance, timelines and profitability
  • Globally monitor external and internal IT development departments in delivering trading platform from inception to go-live
  • Define and track project objectives while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall integrated delivery plan
  • Collaborate with developers and subject matter experts to establish the technical vision and analyze trade-offs between usability and performance needs 


  • Bachelor's or master’s degree in Computer Science/Systems or similar
  • 6+ years’ experience in Project Management within trading/financial industry
  • Project Management Certification such as PRINCE2, PMP, CPMP or similar
  • Technical proficiency to challenge technology constraints and trade-offs with technical team (internal or external)
  • Experience managing IT solutions in a fast-paced trading environment, across multiple product lines
  • Excellent client-facing communication skills with the ability to understand and communicate issues clearly using appropriate technical vocabulary
  • Knowledge of compliance and legal aspects of systems delivery and usage in a business environment
  • Experience of working in Agile environments (SCRUM experience is an added advantage)

*In addition to your resume, please attach a cover letter outlining your interest and qualifications for the role.*

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  • Location
    Chicago, Illinois
  • Department
    Project Management
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience