• Associate Technical Program Manager

    Location US-CA-San Francisco
    Job ID
    35486
  • Summary

    Esurance is looking for an Associate Techncial Program Manager to join a dynamic and award-winning team of individuals who are committed to making insurance smarter, easier, and dare we say- cooler. As part of a growing company that is focused on providing an outstanding customer experience, you’ll have the opportunity to expand your skills and discover your potential.

     

    If you’re looking for a career at a socially conscious company that offers great benefits — including matching 401k and tuition reimbursement — then you may have just found your new home. 

     

    Esurance combines the spunk of a startup company with the backing of Allstate (the largest publicly held personal lines insurer in the U.S.) to create a unique, energized, and exciting place to work. 

    Responsibilities

    The Associate Technical Program Manager is an individual contributor responsible for delivery of critical program/project(s) that address Esurance’s corporate objectives. This person is an ideal combination of an engineer and project manager with a penchant for setting and achieving goals. The Associate Technical Program Manager will drive the program redefining the product catalog used by internal and external stakeholders. This master information related to all the insurance products involves the complexity of legal, compliance and technology. We are looking for a smart, motivated Associate Technical Program Manager to help us deliver critical features used by our customers and make that experience painlessly easy.

     

     

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Responsible for delivery of multiple project streams under a program.
    • Facilitates and drives engagement, partnership, and collaboration across developers, quality engineers, product owners (technical and functional) and stakeholders to effectively implement technology solutions that meet or exceed rapidly changing needs of the business.
    • Responsible for tracking and managing scope, schedule and risks for their teams / squad(s) / project(s)/ program.
    • Leads in all aspects of project management including planning, data gathering, analysis, communication, status tracking, monitoring and follow-up.
    • Responsible for work streams, including milestones, budget, action items and identifying and resolving issues.
    • Ensures project work complies with agreed practices, policies and standard operating procedures.
    • Analyzes program roadmaps/plans for conflicting tasks, timeline consolidation, and resource allocation.
    • Follows through to closure on action items generated on formal and informal discussions.
    • Recommends operational and process improvements for the performance and successful functioning.
    • Performs special projects as requested.

     

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent education required.
    • Excellent written and communication skills.
    • Strong organizational and coordination skills along with multi-tasking capabilities to get things done in a fast paced environment
    • Ability to operate as an individual contributor to get the job done; at the same time be able to act as a resource to colleagues and external stakeholders.
    • Ability to identify, escalate and address risks and to provide suggestions throughout the program/project lifecycle.
    • Self-motivated, flexible, proactive with ability to achieve thoroughness and accuracy.
    • Proven ability to adapt well and work with different teams within the organization.

    Experience:

    • Experience working on teams following Agile (Scrum / Kanban) and Waterfall methodologies.
    • Experience working in a full software development lifecycle as a developer / quality assurance / quality engineer.
    • 3+ years of experience on enterprise-level program as an Agile Project manager / IT Program manager.
    • 3+ years of overall software industry experience as Application Support Engineer, QA Engineers, Software Engineer or similar role
    • Project Management certification (PMI-PMP) preferred.
    • Agile certification (PMI-ACP, CSM, PSM) preferred.

     

     

    Physical Demands and Work Environment:

    Representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Must be able to operate a PC and sit for extended periods of time. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    Qualifications

    Benefits

    At Esurance, being committed to our employees is not just something we say, it’s something we do. Our benefits package is designed to help our associates stay healthy, meet their long-term financial goals, and balance the demands of work and personal life. Esurance rewards hard work, dedication, and creativity with competitive salaries and a generous bonus system. We are committed to our employees and we are dedicated to creating a diverse, positive, innovative and team-oriented work environment.

    Health & wellness

    • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
    • Life insurance (company-paid and supplemental)
    • Accidental death and dismemberment coverage
    • Wellness coaching and incentives
    • Group critical illness coverage
    • Accident indemnity and hospital indemnity plans
    • Group legal

    Savings

    • 401(k) plan with annual matching contribution
    • Referral bonuses
    • Performance-rewarding bonus system
    • Tuition assistance program (up to $5,250 per year)
    • Health savings and flexible spending accounts
    • Commuter benefits

    Family & Community

    • Adoption assistance
    • Maternity leave
    • Buckle Up Baby program
    • Pet insurance discount
    • Charitable gift matching
    • Give Time, Get Time volunteer program
    • Employee Assistance Program

    Time off

    • Short-term disability
    • Long-term disability (employee-paid option)
    • Paid time off (holidays, vacation, personal choice days)

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