Junior IT Project Manager

Tower Research Capital LLC (“Tower”), a high-frequency proprietary trading firm founded in 1998, seeks a Junior IT Project Manager to join our Systems team. Tower is based in New York, with additional offices and affiliates in London; Singapore; Chicago; Gurgaon, India; and Charleston, SC. The firm engages in proprietary trading over exchanges, MTFs, and other markets globally.

Responsibilities

  • Coordinating with Systems, Operations, and trading teams to gather project requirements
  • Creating project work plans and timelines and revising them as needed to meet changing requirements
  • Managing day-to-day operational aspects of projects, including monitoring and reporting on project progress and tracking project deliverables
  • Establishing project information management tools to aid the Projects team in building a centralized system
  • Creating project documents and ensuring that they are complete, current, and filed appropriately
  • Working with remote technicians to resolve hardware, software, and service issues
  • Occasionally racking and configuring Linux, Cisco, and Windows hardware
  • Occasionally traveling to international sites to install and repair equipment

Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have:

  • A bachelor’s degree in engineering from a top-tier university
  • Excellent project- and time-management skills, including exceptional
    attention to detail and meticulous organization
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Visio (a plus)
  • A passion for technology
  • Ability to travel internationally

Candidates should also be:

  • Able to learn quickly and assume new responsibilities as the firm’s priorities change
  • Able to manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment
  • Able to work both individually and with a team
  • Dedicated, self-starting, and self-motivated
  • Able to lift 40 pounds

Benefits

Tower's main office and garden roofdeck are located in TriBeCa, a neighborhood in downtown Manhattan. While we work hard, Tower's cubicle-free workplace, jeans-clad workforce, and well-stocked kitchens reflect the premium the firm places on quality of life. Benefits include:

  • Competitive salary
  • 401(k) with company matching
  • Five weeks of paid vacation per year plus nine paid holidays
  • Free breakfast, lunch, and snacks on a daily basis
  • Free gym membership
  • Free tickets to New York events, including the US Open and TriBeCa Film Festival

To Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to projectmanagerjobs@tower-research.com. Please entitle your e-mail "Project Manager: [Your Name].”

Tower is not accepting third-party resume submissions for this position.

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