• Project Manager

    Location CA-ON-Toronto
    Date posted 2 months ago(8/30/2018 9:12 AM)
    Sales, trading & product specialists
    Position type

    ITG is seeking a highly motivated Project Manager working within the technology organization.



    Here at ITG, technology is our middle name. Literally. With nearly half of our staff working in technology roles, our technologists empower our business to provide best-in-class service to our clients around the world. From conceptualizing ideas to bringing them to market, ITG engineers work alongside our business units to build technology for institutional traders that enables them to improve returns for investors. 


    • Project manage technology projects focused on next generation product offerings
    • Be a business analyst on projects as needed
    • Partner with development and quality assurance, project and product managers to develop high-level delivery plans for designated projects showing the program level activities, milestones, dependencies and delivery dates
    • Manage JIRA tasks across all groups
    • Co-ordinate and allocate tasks across teams
    • Manage grooming sessions with development  
    • Active management of risks and options for accelerating delivery
    • Develop a unified, agreed approach and procedures that provide consistency, standards and controls across projects
    • Ensure a common set of documentation exists for projects. For BRDs, projects plans, test plans, functional documentation, release plans
    • Manage releases related to projects
    • Facilitate prioritisation decisions with product and technology management
    • Work with sponsors providing support required to aid in delivering projects on time, within costs and with the highest level of quality
    • Manage all aspects of communication and transparency related to the projects we’re managing
    • Manage the technology scorecard and associated reports for the senior management team


    • A bachelor’s degree or a master’s and 5+ years of experience in a global program/project management, change management, or similar role (financial services/tech preferred)
    • PMP Certification (preferred)
    • Knowledge of trading systems, Equity/FX/Futures/Fixed income markets (preferred)
    • Understanding of all phases and concepts of software development, including Agile/SDLC
    • Track record creating large presentations and PMO required plans and supporting documentation
    • Proven leadership skills and ability to independently handle complex, cross team projects
    • Strong presentation, written and verbal skills
    • Outstanding proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project)
    • Experience in project cost and budget management



    • Working with multiple small development teams of 3-8 developers
    • Multiple concurrent projects to manage
    • Exposure to different technologies, such as C++, Linux, low latency, kernel bypass, machine learning, cloud and high-performance storage
    • Projects with quick life cycles, from concept to client in three months
    • A great place for upward and geographic mobility
    • Direct exposure to the decision makers and senior leaders on the business side
    • A company that’s investing a sizable amount in its technology department
    • The energetic dynamism of financial markets
    • Teams that are passionate about continually learning, improving and raising the bar
    • A community that values hard work as well as work-life balance
    • A company that is committed to giving back to surrounding communities, from LA to Hong Kong and Sydney and the 11 locations in between


    “ITG is committed to treating all people in a way that allows them to maintain their dignity and independence. We believe in integration and equal opportunity. Accommodations are available throughout the recruitment process and applicants with a disability may request to be accommodated throughout the recruitment process. We will work with all applicants to accommodate their individual accessibility needs.”


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