Project Manager Jobs in Des Plaines, IL

Organize and direct information technology (IT) teams. Project managers create schedules for new design/development initiatives which include predicted dates for reaching major milestones. They compare these timelines to current progress and verify that products/tasks remain on track for timely completion. Additionally, they perform quality assurance checks for new releases and provide aid to IT staff during the software conception/preparation processes whenever necessary.

Project managers may also be involved with strategic planning endeavors, especially resource allocation, that affect their departments. They collaborate with higher management to structure IT teams’ workflow and objectives, making sure that the group functions as effectively and efficiently as possible.

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Fitch Ratings - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Bachelor's or Master's degree in Computer Science, Finance or Business Management, or equivalent experience ??? Experience in coaching and development of squads and other Scrum Masters ???...
2 days ago
AGEATIA - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Development) Agile Software Development Methodologies Team Working Hardworking And Dedicated...
1 day ago
Actalent - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Job Information Actalent Data Center Construction Project Manager in Chicago, Illinois Looking to hire a Data Center Construction Project Manager....
2 days ago
Motorola Solutions - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
This role will work with project managers, development leads, business leads and stakeholders. The position is located in downtown Chicago....
18 hours ago
Kroll - Berkeley, IL (11 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
We are currently seeking a Project Manager II. At Kroll, your work will help deliver clarity to our clients most complex governance, risk and transparency challenges....
18 hours ago
Capital One - Cicero, IL (16 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
development - At least 2 years experience in people management Preferred Qualifications: - Masters Degree - 8+ years experience in software development - 7+ years experience in Agile practices At this...
18 hours ago
Capital One - Wayne, IL (19 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
development At least 5 years of experience in people management Preferred Qualifications: Masters Degree 10+ years of experience in software development 5+ years of experience in Agile practices Capital...
2 days ago
Capital One - Vernon Hills, IL (13 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
development At least 5 years of experience in people management Preferred Qualifications: Masters Degree 10+ years of experience in software development 5+ years of experience in Agile practices Capital...
18 hours ago
Schaumburg, IL (9 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Senior Technical Project Manager *Hybrid working environment- combination of onsite and remote A Technical Project Manager is responsible for providing project planning and management for established...
13 hours ago
Jones Lange Lasalle Inc. - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Senior Project Manager - Mechanical/Electrical Position Description: We are seeking a Senior Project Manager with an emphasis on Mechanical and Electrical engineering to join our Project and Development...
2 days ago
The Baer Group - Niles, IL (4 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
The Baer Group is looking for SAP Project Manager for a 6+ month project....
14 hours ago
Rightpoint - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Intro: We are looking for a Commerce Project Manager with significant years of Project Management experience....
Remote Work
14 hours ago
Microsoft Corporation - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Job Information Microsoft Corporation Principal Technical Program Manager in Chicago, Illinois Do you enjoy delivering software and working directly with customers? Do you enjoy solving complex...
11 hours ago
KPMG - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
Manager. + Experience managing developers (both onshore and offshore), interfacing with clients and vendors, creation of project schedules and project status reporting + Experience with full project...
16 hours ago
Jacobs Engineering Group - Chicago, IL (15 miles from Des Plaines, IL)
You will provide weekly and monthly leadership reporting on project KPIs. • Professional Degree in Information Technology or Computer Science • Experience as an IT project manager or IT leader • Experience...
4 hours ago

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Salary for Project Manager Jobs in Des Plaines, IL

This is the average annual salary for Project Manager jobs in Des Plaines, IL as reported by the BLS.

$93,350

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Highest Education Level

Project Managers in Des Plaines, IL offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (45.1%)
  • Master's Degree (35.9%)
  • Associate's Degree (6.4%)
  • Vocational Degree or Certification (6.2%)
  • High School or GED (2.9%)
  • Doctorate Degree (2.7%)
  • Some College (0.7%)
  • Some High School (0.1%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Project Managers in Des Plaines, IL
  • 4-6 years (35.5%)
  • 2-4 years (25.8%)
  • 6-8 years (16.1%)
  • 1-2 years (9.7%)
  • 10+ years (6.4%)
  • 8-10 years (3.2%)
  • Less than 1 year (3.2%)

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