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Application Programming Project Manager - RT

Absolute Opportunities
Oakbrook Terrace, IL
November 17, 2019


Application Programming Project Manager - RT

Oakbrook Terrace, Illinois

Job Description

Our client helps farm customers take the guesswork out of their grain marketing plans and assist in developing solid revenue strategies. With 45 years of industry experience, the best grain marketing consultants in the country and their revolutionary software program, they work with producers to mitigate risk and increase profitability.


We’re Hiring an experienced Application Programming Project Manager to manage the development of our program to Agri-Domain. You will be leading the project from managing our external developers to testing the program to managing timing and scope. You will be working cross-functionally across the organization as well as managing vendor relationships. Our ideal candidate has prior software development experience and has managed projects in the past. This position is located at our headquarters in Oakbrook Terrace, IL (West of Chicago).


We Offer competitive base salary dependent on experience along with health insurance and paid time off.



Establishing project / release scope and objectives by prioritizing the business needs in close coordination with business stakeholders

Work closely with internal team and third parties/vendors for refining the requirements and verifying technical feasibility

Work closely with business and third parties/vendors to resolve queries and freeze requirements

Work closely with third party / vendor project manager to finalize project plans and monitor projects to track schedule, scope, quality and budgets, particularly focusing on resolving any dependencies on business / internal team and resolving non-technical issues / impediments that are bottleneck to progress

Actively participate in demos and review activities to ensure requirements are clearly defined and product development is aligned with expectations

Work closely with third party / vendor project manager to review projects and identify improvement opportunities through retrospectives

Ensure resource allocation and availability as per business priorities and project schedules

Utilizing following technologies:




AWS Environment & Configurations

Dev Ops & Automation

JIRA for overall project management


We Offer competitive base salary dependent on experience along with health insurance and paid time off.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities: (Submission Summary)

1. BS Degree in Computer Science or a Technical Discipline or equivalent work experience

2. Experience with hands on project management will be ideal if (s)he has risen into this role from being an application developer.

3. Experience in open source solutions and agriculture domain will be an advantage

4. Strong in project management with programming experience and exposure to agriculture.

5. Salary Expectation?

6. Right to work in the U.S. that is not based on possession of a student visa or a visa sponsored by a third-party employer.

7. Complete Current Address?