Technical Project Manager, Platform

Chicago, IL
Amount – Technology Operations
Full-Time
Amount delivers the technology that financial institutions need to create and enhance their digital credit offerings. Built by lending industry veterans, Amount helps partners go digital in months—not years—with a suite of proven product modules for credit decisioning, fraud prevention, account verifications, servicing engines and CRM solutions. Amount partners can optimize performance across product categories by tapping into various service offerings including customer acquisition, funnel and performance assessments, and risk consulting & analytics. Amount clients include financial institutions collectively managing close to $1T in US assets and servicing more than 25 million US customers. Visit www.amount.com for more information.

What you do at Amount:

    • Project Management
    • Project manage key technology initiatives, and drive projects to completion
    • Provide guidance and direction required for meeting project objectives
    • rack progress, evaluate risks and communicate to management and project stakeholders
    • Maintain an organized project using project management tools (e.g., JIRA)
    • Agile Process Ownership
    • Facilitate all necessary team meetings (sprint planning, feedback meetings, sprint reviews/retrospectives, etc.)
    • Lead scrum teams’ agile efforts with a focus on ensuring successful implementation
    • Product Analysis
    • Conduct technology-platform focused product analysis for requirements gathering
    • Assist cross-team strategic planning and translation into detailed project plans
    • Setup and monitor key metrics

What you might own at Avant:

    • Driving the execution of the roadmap for our internal applications and tools
    • Roadmapping, sprint planning and backlog prioritization

Why you are a fit for Amount:

    • You have technical project management experience, especially around software development
    • You have experience working with a variety of stakeholders at the senior level
    • You have a proven track record of managing large scale projects
    • You have excellent project management skills for projects that span multiple teams
    • You are comfortable facilitating large group discussions
    • JIRA proficiency is preferred
Why Amount is a fit for you:

At Amount, we believe our values make a difference:
We value, support, and help each other grow
We are committed to active inclusion and diversity
We are transparent and believe the best idea wins
We succeed when our customers succeed
We get sh!t done… responsibly
And we keep it fun!

We believe that ideas are more important than titles, everything is more fun together, everyone drives change, and everyone is an owner. While we believe the perks and benefits that we offer are terrific, nothing excites us more than having the ability to collaborate with intelligent, highly-motivated and talented people on challenging problems as we work to change the face of online lending.