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Technical Project Manager - Lehi, UT #7876670

Company: Verisk

Date: 04/08/2021

City: Lehi, UT

Employment type: Full-time

Company Description




Xactware, a Verisk business, specializes in technologies for the property insurance, remodeling, restoration, and mortgage and lending industries. Xactware’s tools provide claims estimating, contents replacement, claims management, and property maintenance solutions for desktop, mobile, and online platforms. Xactware’s services include repair cost research and reports, aerial imagery, and real-time business intelligence. Xactware has been providing cloud services for customers since 1995. To learn more about Xactware please visit us at: Xactware.com. We are proud to be a part of the Verisk family of companies! 


At the heart of what we do is help clients manage risk. Verisk (Nasdaq: VRSK) provides data and insights to our customers in insurance, energy and the financial services markets so they can make faster and more informed decisions.   


Our global team uses AI, machine learning, automation, and other emerging technologies to collect and analyze billions of records. We provide advanced decision-support to prevent credit, lending, and cyber risks. In addition, we monitor and advise companies on complex global matters such as climate change, catastrophes, and geopolitical issues.  


But why we do our work is what sets us apart. It stems from a commitment to making the world better, safer and stronger.  


It’s the reason Verisk is part of the UN Global Compact sustainability initiative. It’s why we made a commitment to balancing 100 percent of our carbon emissions. It’s the aim of our “returnship” program for experienced professionals rejoining the workforce after time away. And, it’s what drives our annual Innovation Day, where we identify our next first-to-market innovations to solve our customers’ problems.   


At its core, Verisk uses data to minimize risk and maximize value. But far bigger, is why we do what we do. 


At Verisk you can build an exciting career with meaningful work; create positive and lasting impact on business; and find the support, coaching, and training you need to advance your career. We have received the Great Place to Work® Certification for the fifth consecutive year. We’ve been recognized by Forbes as a World’s Best Employer and a Best Employer for Women, testaments to our culture of engagement and the value we place on an inclusive and diverse workforce.  Verisk’s Statement on Racial Equity and Diversity supports our commitment to these values and affecting positive and lasting change in the communities where we live and work.  




Job Description




Xactware is looking for a Technical Project Manager to join the team in Lehi, UT.  The Project Manager will support XactPRM and is responsible for planning and managing projects to support product and business goals. This involves assessing current business operations and information systems, identifying gaps and implementing solutions to support existing and new business initiatives.


Essential Functions:


  • Manage projects of all sizes through the stages of the project lifecycle from concept, scoping, planning and execution. Drive operational efficiency through process review and re-engineering. Complete cost/benefit analysis and present a clear business case to support proposed solutions. Negotiate for necessary resources to plan and complete projects. Manage issues and risks and escalate when necessary to achieve resolution. Ensures all relevant project management deliverables are produced to a high standard, including: Business Requirements Documents, Project Schedule, Issues/Risk Log, Status Reports and Budgets Plans.
  • Work with customers and internal staff to create intuitive designs with a focus on simplicity and efficiency.
  • Proactively manage day-to-day progress of product.
  • Manage and groom backlog.
  • Coordinate between different development teams and track multiple product roadmaps.
  • Collaborate with a wide variety of functional areas such as sales, support, marketing, documentation and operations to provide resolutions to customers’ needs and take advantage of market opportunities.
  • Communicate fluently and convincingly, both in meetings and discussions as well as through major reports and presentations using appropriate tools and techniques.
  • Provide team members and business associates with direction and communication throughout the project life cycle.
  • Organize regular team meetings and inter-company meetings.
  • Work with external and internal parties on project related requirements.
  • Work with VP and development managers to define project objectives and strategy.


Qualifications




  • BA/BS in business or technology related field and minimum 5+ year’s project management experience - MBA preferred
  • Excellent working knowledge of full software development lifecycle as well as development methodologies
  • Strong organizational, planning and coordination skills
  • Ability to work independently to achieve exceptional results
  • Strong communication, interpersonal skills, customer service skills and customer focus
  • Work well within tight deadlines – able to prioritize
  • Strong problem solving, analysis, business acumen and conflict management skills
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio.  Experience with Project preferred
  • Experience with Jira and Confluence a plus

Working Conditions


  • General office working conditions and environment.
  • Occasional Exceptional hours as needed to meet deadlines.

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Additional Information




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All members of the Verisk Analytics family of companies are equal opportunity employers. We consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, gender identity and/or expression, sexual orientation, veteran's status, age or disability.


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