Project Manager

Category: Corporate Services
Location: Boston, MA
Job ID: 14026
Posted Date: April 23, 2020

We started with the simple belief that we could not sit idly by as 40 million of us were in the grip of one of the biggest financial stressors of our age, Student debt. In response, we formed a company made up of some of the industry’s most experienced professionals to help people break the stranglehold that the financial costs of education have on people every day. Gradifi was founded in January 2014 and joined the E*TRADE family of businesses in December 2019. Gradifi is leading the way in providing innovative financial benefits that empower employers to help their people work toward brighter financial futures with contributions to their student loans, options to refinance their loans and help to create nest eggs for their children’s educational futures.


More than 30 years ago, E*TRADE pioneered the online brokerage industry by executing the first-ever electronic individual investor trade. While the landscape of our industry has changed dramatically, our culture of innovation and drive to make online trading accessible to everyone continues to drive us forward. We believe in challenging the status quo, fostering an environment of curiosity and learning, and, above all, putting our customers first.




Requiring a driven and entrepreneurial nature this role ensures business projects are executed effectively and efficiently to meet organization goals and objectives. Leveraging your experience and project management skills, we’re looking for an individual who has successfully created and executed on comprehensive project plans using a diverse tool set. You should be comfortable working in an agile environment and have familiarity working on technical and strategic projects. Financial industry experience or previous experience working with compliance and security standards would be a huge plus. Security and compliance are a top priority at Gradifi and strict adherence to the policies and procedures of the Information Security Management System is mandatory.



  • Manage comprehensive projects that involve technology, strategy, operations and digital marketing components.
  • Accountable for project planning, execution, quality, and delivery of project deliverables including stabilization plan for post-project delivery
  • Create, maintain, and update details project plans and communication updates to internal/external stakeholders.
  • Drives effective teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment across multiple disparate groups with competing priorities.
  • Interacts with Project Sponsors, Project Stakeholders and multiple business and technical teams to define and deliver complex features.
  • Aggregate and provide performance results to the program/project portfolio components


  • BA required; MBA preferred.
  • 3+ years project management experience in the web, digital, e-commerce or technology space.


  • Experience with project delivery for large, cross functional projects and initiatives.
  • Understanding of SDLC and experience working in a Software Engineering culture and running projects using an Agile Scrum project methodology.
  • Familiarity with Project Management software such as MS Project, SmartSheet, Workfront, etc…
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to build relationships with cross-functional and remote teams, at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to communicate complex technical concepts and issues to non-technical personnel.
  • Budget management, people management, project management and strategic planning experience.
  • Practical knowledge and real-world experience building secure applications a plus—e.g. MA 201 CMR 17.00, ISO 27001, etc.
  • PMP certification preferred.


We offer a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Please visit to learn more about the opportunities.

E*TRADE Financial is an Equal Opportunity Employer who encourages diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, disability, citizenship, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

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