Full-Time

Technical Project Manager

III

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Zinnia

Zinnia

1,001-5,000 employees

Tech solutions for life insurance and annuities

Fintech

Senior, Expert

Remote in USA

Required Skills
Agile
Communications
Management
JIRA
PowerPoint/Keynote/Slides
Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or a related field.
  • Seven plus years of Project Management Experience – CAPM, PMP or similar designation preferred
  • 10+ years of total technology experience
  • Demonstrated ability to manage a project using a variety of methodologies (Waterfall, Scrum, Kanban, etc).
  • Demonstrated understanding of project lifecycle in complex technical environments.
  • Knowledge of project management tools and software such as Microsoft PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, SharePoint, Jira, etc.
  • Participation in the full software development life cycle.
  • Experience with third-party system support with preference given to insurance / financial services platforms.
  • Knowledge of IT systems, governance and compliance.
  • Proven problem solving, decision making, analytical and organizational skills are required.
  • Ability to tailor communications and influence critical decisions with a variety of stakeholders.
  • Ability to work within broadly defined parameters.
  • Strong results orientation, organization and management skills.
  • Ability to lead and focus the efforts of others to established goal.
  • Ability to effectively drive results with cross-functional teams in a matrixed organization.
  • Experience with conversions and implementations.
  • Ability to mentor junior Technical Project Managers as required.
  • Ability to develop relationships, with a strong focus on communication and change management.
  • Knowledge of annuities and life products
  • 4-6 years in an Agile environment preferred
  • PMI- ACP, CSM or equivalent preferred
  • Ability to travel a minimum of 10% of the time.
Responsibilities
  • Manage changes to the project scope, project schedule, and project costs
  • Communicate expectations in accordance with the project plan, in order to align the stakeholders and project team members.
  • Measure project performance to identify and quantify variances and perform required corrective actions
  • Execute tasks as defined in the project plan.
  • Create a project organization structure by defining roles and responsibilities
  • Identify and mitigate project risk impacts on the project.
  • Record detailed customer requirements, constraints, and assumptions with stakeholders in order to establish the project deliverables, using various requirement-gathering techniques (e.g., planning sessions, brainstorming, focus groups)
  • Improve team performance by leading, mentoring, training, motivating, and building team cohesiveness,
  • Communicates and provide support to stakeholders to establish strong rapport.
  • Demonstrates ZINNIA’s core values and beliefs.

Zinnia provides end-to-end life insurance and annuity tech solutions, leveraging advanced technology to simplify and enhance the insurance experience. The company focuses on empowering clients to innovate and launch products faster, while offering frictionless data experiences and real-time data sharing to improve outcomes for consumers, advisors, and insurers.

Company Stage

Seed

Total Funding

$1.7M

Headquarters

Greenwich, Connecticut

Founded

2005

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

23%

1 year growth

30%

2 year growth

49%