1+ months

Project Manager

PolySystems, Inc.
Chicago, Illinois 60602

PolySystems Career Opportunity

PolySystems is a leading provider of actuarial software and consulting services to life, health, and annuity insurance companies. Established in 1970, PolySystems has grown to be a team of over 100 actuaries and IT consultants. We are headquartered in Chicago and also have offices in New Jersey and South Carolina.


Project Manager and Process Improvement Specialist


Design, Development, and Quality Assurance



Date Posted:

September 2018

Job Description

PolySystems is seeking a Project Manager and Process Improvement Specialist to help us develop our proprietary actuarial software development initiatives more efficiently. This help will come in the form of project management that applies modern project management techniques to our existing development techniques. The specifications, programming, testing, and documentation of the software will be completed by other individuals.

Duties and Responsibilities

·        Understand our current development life cycle, people, and business dynamics.

·        Develop a customized version of project management principles for our environment.

·        Assist with the change management requirements.

·        Implement and use appropriate workflow software.

·        Lead regular update sessions for multiple projects that are moving in parallel.

·        Recognize and escalate major problems that arise.

·        Manage people through the development targets.

·        Be actively observant with the objective of understanding the underlying goals and looking for ways to improve our processes so that we can achieve those goals as efficiently as possible.

·        Travel as necessary (0-5%)



·        Excellent communication and people skills required for interaction with content specialists, programmers, testers, and documenters.

·        Strong time management skills and demonstrated ability to manage multiple, parallel assignments with accountability for timely achievement of milestones.

·        10+ years of relevant experience and PMP certified.

·        In-depth familiarity and first-hand experience with core software development life cycles.

·        Strong sense of ownership over individual work products and career.


·        Medical/Dental insurance plan including an HSA with employer contributions

·        Flexible Spending Account

·        401k with employer match

·        Long Term Disability

·        Generous personal day policy

·        Work/life balance


Posted: 2018-09-10 Expires: 2018-10-25

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