Software Delivery Manager

    • Chicago, IL


NextCapital is the leader in enterprise digital advice. NextCapital partners with world-class institutions to deliver personalized planning and managed accounts to individual investors, whether they're saving for retirement in a 401(k) or IRA or investing in a taxable brokerage account. Our open-architecture digital advice solution provides better outcomes for our partners and individual investors by offering integrated account aggregation, analytics, planning and portfolio management, and customizable advice methodology and fiduciary roles.


We're looking for talented and highly motivated software delivery managers to join our team. Ideal candidates are strong communicators who are comfortable operating at varying levels of technical detail given a range of contexts. Learn more about NextCapital at


  • Deliver projects with an Agile mindset, learning & iterating frequently
  • Direct enterprise partners in data integration planning & delivery
  • Organize and lead project status and working meetings; prepare and distribute progress reports; manage risks and issues; correct deviations from plans; and perform delivery planning for assigned projects
  • Manage multiple projects with varying scope while consistently meeting deliverables and striving to exceed expectations
  • Understand the underlying technologies being used on a partner and/or project to be able to provide project management over technical implementation projects
  • Interface effectively with product managers, designers & engineers
  • Identify, communicate & remove impediments to project progress
  • Engage at varying levels of technical detail depending on the audience
  • Address partner inquiries at the appropriate level of criticality

  • You have a Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • You have 5+ years of consulting or software project management experience
  • You have experience delivering complex projects and working with enterprise partners in an Agile framework
  • You are passionate about enterprise architecture and systems integrations
  • You understand the technical aspects of full-stack SaaS platform engineering
  • You can maintain composure and drive resolution of time-sensitive matters
  • You can balance the goals of your project with those of the broader company
  • You are equally comfortable leveraging a defined process or designing a new one
  • You are able to communicate complex technical ideas to non-technical individuals
  • You are exceptionally well-organized
  • You are known as a strong communicator

At this time, NextCapital will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position

  • Provide leadership and be accountable for the performance of the overall Delivery organization as scale
  • Become the primary external liaison for one of our large enterprise partner relationships
  • Influence and drive processes to improve how and why we deliver software the way we do
  • Take ownership of a product area to drive informed strategy and architecture decisions
  • Expand your management purview of NextCapital into Product, Operations, Training, Engineering and beyond

  • Disrupt the financial advice industry by bringing affordable, easy to use financial tools to millions of people
  • Enjoy a casual work environment & learn from FinTech's best & brightest
  • Receive great benefits like stock options, 401(k) match, and employer contributions to health, dental and vision coverage
  • Join a fast growing company where you can have a real impact on the company's future
  • Participate in company-sponsored sporting leagues, wine tastings, fantasy football leagues, hackathons and other fun events
  • Enjoy a newly built out office on Michigan Avenue with a view of Millennium Park and Lake Michigan.
  • Sip locally roasted coffee, kombucha, or craft beer at your modular sitting/standing desk

NextCapital provides leading financial technology services—delivering personalized and world-class investment portfolio management to investors everywhere.

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