Agile Project Manager (NX)



Montreal, QC, Canada
Posted on Wednesday, April 10, 2024

DRW is a diversified trading firm with over 3 decades of experience bringing sophisticated technology and exceptional people together to operate in markets around the world. We value autonomy and the ability to quickly pivot to capture opportunities, so we operate using our own capital and trading at our own risk.

Headquartered in Chicago with offices throughout the U.S., Canada, Europe, and Asia, we trade a variety of asset classes including Fixed Income, ETFs, Equities, FX, Commodities and Energy across all major global markets. We have also leveraged our expertise and technology to expand into three non-traditional strategies: real estate, venture capital and cryptoassets.

We operate with respect, curiosity and open minds. The people who thrive here share our belief that it’s not just what we do that matters–it's how we do it. DRW is a place of high expectations, integrity, innovation and a willingness to challenge consensus.

What you’ll be working on:

  • Collaborate with software developers and stakeholders to design, build and maintain technologies supporting global trading infrastructure.
  • Build strong, high-trust relationships with the different development teams and stakeholders.
  • Elicit business requirements from stakeholders and translate them into concise, prioritized epics and actionable tasks for developers.
  • Work closely with developers and stakeholders to define and document the long term vision, strategy and design of applications.
  • Gather and facilitate updates to stakeholders pertaining to status, risks/issues, and schedule of deliverables.
  • Create streamlined communications, recurring meetings and comprehensive integrated project plans.
  • Work closely with stakeholders to ensure the objectives of projects are being met.
  • Work with product owners to handle backlogs and new requests.
  • Partner with development teams to coordinate software, hardware, and application releases, upgrades, and maintenance.
  • Collect feedback from stakeholders, generating reports and suggesting improvements.
  • Facilitate agile ceremonies and longer-term planning exercises.

What we are looking for:

  • 5+ years of experience leading development teams ideally in an Agile/Scrum environment.
  • Bachelor's degree in software engineering, computer science or related field.
  • Previous experiences as software developer required.
  • Experience creating documents/diagrams/roadmaps that showcase the architecture and implementation of solutions.
  • Demonstrated ability in taking initiative and achieving results in a collaborative environment with cross-functional teams.
  • Strong organizational, planning, documentation, and knowledge management skills.
  • Actively promote documentation and knowledge diffusion.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Possess deep curiosity, self-motivation, and passion for technology.
  • Relevant certification(s) considered a strong asset (e.g. Certified/Professional Scrum Master, SAFE, PMP).
  • Experience with tools such as GitHub, Wrike, and ServiceNow.

What DRW Montreal has to offer you:

  • Recognized as one of Canada’s Best Employers for the past 8 years
  • Committed to continuous learning & development
  • Industry leading benefits package and perks
  • Focused on employee well-being and work-life balance
  • Community initiatives, volunteer program and opportunities for giving back

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