Business Development Project Manager

Jump Crypto

Jump Crypto

Sales & Business Development, Operations
London, UK
Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2023

Jump Trading Group is committed to world class research. We empower exceptional talents in Mathematics, Physics, and Computer Science to seek scientific boundaries, push through them, and apply cutting edge research to global financial markets. Our culture is unique. Constant innovation requires fearlessness, creativity, intellectual honesty, and a relentless competitive streak. We believe in winning together and unlocking unique individual talent by incenting collaboration and mutual respect. At Jump, research outcomes drive more than superior risk adjusted returns. We design, develop, and deploy technologies that change our world, fund start-ups across industries, and partner with leading global research organizations and universities to solve problems.

As the Business Development Project Manager you’ll support a wide variety of projects related to exchange/broker technology upgrades, internal business and technology changes, and a broad range of high priority new business initiatives.

What You'll Do:

  • Work with external business partners to understand the nature and scope of upcoming upgrades, and to manage associated projects through to completion
  • Act as the glue between exchanges/brokers and internal Jump teams to ensure all technology upgrades/changes are successfully managed and delivered on time
  • Partner closely with internal teams (Development, Trade Desk, Networking, Risk, Clearing, Legal, Compliance) to initiate, track and report project progress with a key emphasis on the software/hardware elements required to complete the project
  • Lead internal Business Development project meetings to ensure multiple teams collaborate to pull a project across the finish line
  • Lead internal change control meetings to discuss technology upgrades, timelines, and the impact on Jump’s business
  • Coordinate weekend testing efforts across internal teams (Development, Trade Desk, Networking) in support of exchange/broker technology upgrades/changes
  • Continually improve existing processes to drive efficiency and reduced time to market; challenge yourself to uncover these opportunities
  • Communicate extensively both internally and externally in the form of project agendas, detailed notes, action items and status updates to support intra/inter-regional awareness and successful project delivery
  • Support existing efforts to develop quantitative business intelligence
  • Other duties as assigned or needed

Skills You’ll Need:

  • Degree in Business/Finance/Computer Science with high academic achievements
  • Strong interest in financial markets and technology
  • 2+ years of relevant work experience, ideally in an operational/technology project management role in a relevant organization
  • Demonstrated ability to support multiple projects in parallel through to successful completion
  • Excellent written and verbal communication; an ability to communicate both technical and business content effectively
  • Extremely organised, strong attention to detail, an ability to get things done.
  • Desire to develop technical skillset, including the use of in-house software and tools
  • Reliable and predictable availability

Benefits include:

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Group Term Life and AD&D Insurance
  • Paid vacation
  • Retirement plan with employer match
  • Paid parental leave
  • Wellness Programs