Our quantitative strategies depend on great people working together to turn big ideas into reality. To help us build the future of technology at PDT, we're looking for an outstanding Head of Program Management. Technology is essential to PDT's success. In this newly created role, we're seeking a leader for our program management function to shape and change how we manage our technology organizations initiatives and then help drive them forward. This persons perspective, knowledge, and experience will help take our organization to the next level by enabling our world-class technologists to work as effectively as possible. Reporting directly to our Chief Technology Officer, the Head of Program Management will be a key contributor to the success of our technology organization, the largest group at PDT. You could be ideal for this role if you enjoy the challenge of building something new; if you're comfortable driving progress with minimal specs; if you have a knack for bringing people together; if you're a passionate communicator who's curious and enthusiastic about the technical, operational, and business goals our projects serve; and if you naturally question assumptions and notice overlooked details. Why join us? PDT Partners has a stellar twenty-five-year track record and a reputation for excellence. Our goal is to be the best quantitative investment manager in the worldmeasured by the quality of our products, not their size. PDTs very high employee-retention rate speaks for itself. Our people are intellectually exceptional and our community is close-knit, down-to-earth, and diverse. Responsibilities: Manage and develop our small team of talented project managers. Define and continually improve our cadence of software development lifecycle working in collaboration with leaders across the company. Work closely with software engineers, product managers, and other engineering teams to get high-quality products and features through the software project lifecycle on time. Provide hands-on project management, cross-functional coordination, and team communications to deliver outstanding program outcomes. Manage project schedules while identifying and raising possible issues. Take responsibility for release schedules and milestones, in a fast-paced environment. Qualifications: 10+ years of experience running multiple, sophisticated technical initiatives at the same time. Demonstrated ability to lead, manage, and inspire a team to achieve its goals; excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Practical, inventive problem-solver who can triage, as well as readily pivot between day-to-day issues and the big picture. Knowledge of well-established software development frameworks, plus a track record of designing and rolling out customized versions that fit a particular organization. . A self-starter with entrepreneurial drive who can execute with minimal supervision; naturally organized and attentive to detail. Ability to understand complex technology concepts and interface with software and infrastructure engineers; prior experience collaborating with technologists is necessary.
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