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Engagement Manager

Location : Chicago, IL
Job Type : Direct
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 7+
Required Education : Bachelor's Degree in CE/CS
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

As an Engagement Manager you will use your expertise to lead enterprise software development projects for our international client base. Projects focus on a variety of very current technologies such as Java, Dojo, .NET, native mobile, hybrid mobile, SSAS, and others. Our working environment is dynamic, intellectually challenging, and fun. 5-10 years of total combined technical and management experience is required.

5-10 years of total combined technical and management experience along with recent coding experience is required.US citizens or permanent residents only. As this is a technical role, all candidates must have a Computer Science or Computer Engineering Degree. Javascript, HTML & CSS experience required. Some travel may be required. US citizens and permanent residents only.  


  • Independently manage medium and large projects where the project involves multiple internal and potential client staff

  • Complete work and client deliverables within agreed-upon timeframes

  • Develop and deliver client and internal status; regularly recommend resolutions to issues

  • Independently identify and resolve client issues

  • Lead design and plan sessions with the client

  • Organize/direct, lead, and deliver client reports and present recommendations to client

  • Develop and maintain strong client relationships with all client levels, including mid and senior level management

  • Manage all aspects of client account; consistently medium/large small accounts

  • Strong past development experience in order to architect software solutions within a variety of technology stacks

  • Fully utilize the Quality Assurance team by adhering to the established business process

  • Estimate project times and costs accurately

  • Generate ideas and articulate high-level plans for new technology line-of-business

Required Qualifications :

What You'll Need

To succeed in this role, you should be able to perform the following tasks:

  • Demonstrate effective pre-sales capability – both presentation and delivery

  • Write daily internal status reports

  • Properly set expectations with the client and supporting team

  • Lead design and planning sessions with client

  • Write client analysis reports with recommendations

  • Make effective use of system diagramming for reports and analysis

  • Demonstrate excellent planning and organization

  • Produce a risk assessment and mitigation analysis for applicable projects

  • Mentor other consultants

  • ***Must hold a verifiable degree (BS or MS) in Computer Science or Computer Engineering

Who You Are

  • Driven learner who loves researching new technologies

  • Well educated and experienced technologist who can function throughout the entire technical stack

  • Business minded professional who understands how to transform business needs into technical solutions

  • Collaborative manager who is able to work independently or as part of a small team

  • Strong verbal and written communicator with the ability to interface directly with clients

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