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Sr. Technical Program Manager

Vertafore
Denver, CO
  • Expired: October 13, 2022. Applications are no longer accepted.

Vertafore is a leading technology company whose innovative software solution are advancing the insurance industry. Our suite of products provides solutions to our customers that help them better manage their business, boost their productivity and efficiencies, and lower costs while strengthening relationships.

Our mission is to move InsurTech forward by putting people at the heart of the industry. We are leading the way with product innovation, technology partnerships, and focusing on customer success.

Our fast-paced and collaborative environment inspires us to create, think, and challenge each other in ways that make our solutions and our teams better.

We are headquartered in Denver, Colorado, with offices across the U.S., Canada, and India.

JOB DESCRIPTION

Vertafore is looking for a responsible Senior Technical Program Manager within the Development Program Management Office to develop and maintain complex technical plans, which outline a project or program's tasks, milestone dates, status, and allocation of resources to stakeholders.

Senior Technical Program Manager responsibilities include creating, implementing, and maintaining technical project and program plans; including designating resources, monitoring progress, and keeping stakeholders informed the entire way. To succeed in this role, you should have excellent time management and communication skills, as you'll collaborate with leadership and internal teams to deliver results on deadlines.

Ultimately, the Senior Technical Program Manager's duties are to ensure that all projects and programs are completed on time, within budget and meet high quality standards.

Core Requirements and Responsibilities:

Essential job functions included but are not limited to the following:
• Drive cross-functional projects/programs
• Determine, prioritize and define project/program technical scope, objectives, and resources with stakeholders
• Develop and manage a detailed project/program schedule and work plan
• Continuously monitor progress and make adjustments as needed
• Anticipate problems and complications, and formulate solutions so as not to impede the progress of projects.
• Actively seek out ways to improve and modernize the implementation process and operations; providing recommendations for modifying processes and methodologies.
• Act as the point of contact and communicate status to all team members and stakeholders
• Create and maintain comprehensive documentation, plans and reports to identify areas of improvement
• Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project and program execution
• Collaborate with the product and engineering teams on current and future projects
• Collaborate with the agile team that is responsible for planning and executing Program Increments within the
• Drive effective collaborative partnerships with key stakeholders across all functional business areas
• Mentor junior team members as needed
Skills & Requirements
Qualifications:
• 8+ years of technical project/program management with a proven track record of delivering successful cross-functional projects, specifically in a technology-oriented organization
• Excellent understanding of the software development lifecycle
• Strong familiarity with project management software tools, methodologies, and best practices
• Ability to break large tasks into manageable pieces and identify and track dependencies
• Solid organizational skills, results driven, and attention to detail
• Ability to manage multiple high priority projects and deadline at the same time
• Demonstrated ability to influence and develop productive working relationships that lead to successful product delivery, across all teams and stakeholders
• Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively with both technical and non-technical individuals
• Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate to all levels of the organization, especially executive leadership
• Strong ability to keep a group on-track by setting clear goals and expected outcomes
• Self-Motivated, self-directed, and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment
• Ability to find efficiencies while keeping budget and scope within expectations
• Strong ability to effectively manage expectations of senior leadership
• Proficient in Smartsheets
• Insurance industry knowledge is a plus
• PMP certification preferred
• Experience with Scaled Agile software development

Additional Requirements and Details:
• Bachelor's degree or equivalent practical experience
• Travel required up to 10% of the time
• Located and working from an office location
• Occasional lifting and/or moving up to 10 pounds
• Frequent repetitive hand and arm movements required to operate a computer
• Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision (working on a computer, etc.)
• Frequent sitting and/or standing

The Vertafore Way

Insurance is about relationships, and technology should make those relationships stronger. That's why, at Vertafore, it's our mission to transform the way the industry operates by putting people at the heart of insurance technology. By focusing on our customers, becoming better every day, and delivering results you can see, we provide the level of trust and security that insurance is all about.
Bias to Action: We're united by an innate drive to take action and make a difference in the technology and insurance spaces.
Win Together: We work together as one team, showing empathy and respect along the way.
Show Up Curious: We work to challenge one another to push boundaries and think beyond the box.
Say It, Do It: We honor every one of our commitments because integrity is important to us.
Customer Success is Our Success: We cultivate authentic relationships and follow up by actively listening to their needs.
We Love Insurance: We appreciate the impact insurance has on the world.

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Vertafore is a drug free workplace and conducts preemployment drug and background screenings.

The selected candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the job responsibilities, duties, skill, or working conditions. In addition, this document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.

Vertafore strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

We do not accept resumes from agencies, headhunters, or other suppliers who have not signed a formal agreement with us.
Qualifications

Why Vertafore is the place for you: *Canada Only

  • The opportunity to work in a space where modern technology meets a stable and vital industry
  • Medical, vision & dental plans
  • Life, AD&D
  • Short Term and Long Term Disability
  • Pension Plan & Employer Match
  • Maternity, Paternity and Parental Leave
  • Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP)
  • Education Assistance
  • Additional programs - Employee Referral and Internal Recognition


Why Vertafore is the place for you: *US Only
  • The opportunity to work in a space where modern technology meets a stable and vital industry
  • Medical, vision & dental plans
    • PPO & high-deductible options
  • Health Savings Account & Flexible Spending Accounts Options:
    • Health Care FSA
    • Dental & Vision FSA
    • Dependent Care FSA
    • Commuter FSA
  • Life, AD&D (Basic & Supplemental), and Disability
  • 401(k) Retirement Savings Plain & Employer Match
  • Supplemental Plans - Pet insurance, Hospital Indemnity, and Accident Insurance
  • Parental Leave & Adoption Assistance
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Education & Legal Assistance
  • Additional programs - Employee Referral, Internal Recognition, and Wellness
  • Commuter Benefits (Denver)
The selected candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all the job responsibilities, duties, skill, or working conditions. In addition, this document does not create an employment contract, implied or otherwise, other than an "at will" relationship.

Vertafore strongly supports equal employment opportunity for all applicants regardless of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, physical disability, mental disability, medical condition, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law.

The Professional Services (PS) and Customer Success (CX) bonus plans are a quarterly monetary bonus plan based upon individual and practice performance against specific business metrics. Eligibility is determined by several factors including: start date, good standing in the company, and actives status at time of payout.

The Vertafore Incentive Plan (VIP) is an annual monetary bonus for eligible employees based on both individual and company performance. Eligibility is determined by several factors including: start date, good standing in the company, and actives status at time of payout.

Commission plans are tailored to each sales role but common components include quota, MBO's and ABPMs. Salespeople receive their formal compensation plan within 30 days of hire.

Vertafore is a drug free workplace and conducts preemployment drug and background screenings.

We do not accept resumes from agencies, headhunters or other suppliers who have not signed a formal agreement with us.

We want to make sure our recruiting process is accessible for everyone. if you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact

Just a note, this contact information is for accommodation requests only.

Vertafore

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Denver, CO
80285 USA

Industry

Technology

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