Consultant

Full Time
Posted 2 months ago

Description

Jaroop is seeking an individual to join its team as a Consultant. The ideal candidate will be a highly motivated, organized individual with the ability to coordinate team members and manage external stakeholders towards successful product development and delivery. At Jaroop, consultants are the main point of contact for clients, guiding them on the best path to achieve their objectives by understanding business needs, defining requirements, making recommendations, and overseeing the successful end-to-end delivery of products and services. As an early member of a small (~20 person) but profitable, growing company, you will be a key contributor, helping to build our business and lead the implementation of strategic initiatives. For the right candidate, this position offers enumerable career opportunities and tremendous upside as we grow together.

Requirements

Responsibilities

Serving as the key project manager / product owner for client software product development including product requirements, status updates, change management, user experience, UAT, and launch management

  • Working with the client to develop client roadmaps, including rough order of magnitude estimating as well as tactical project plan to develop products and implement solutions or services
  • Establishing and communicating outstanding tasks to key internal and external stakeholders, and holding them accountable to hit deadlines and deliver great project outcomes
  • Performing discovery and needs assessments to help identify, recommend, and prioritize software features and functionality
  • Identifying solutions for client problems or opportunities to help clients achieve their goals
  • Working collaboratively with the engineering team leads to manage project/product resource allocation, costs, and time constraints to force productive prioritization decisions
  • Coordinating internal and external resources needed including client team members, third party integration companies, and internal Jaroop development, design, quality assurance resources
  • Determining when any project or initiative is “at risk” and creating an appropriate mitigation plan
  • Up to 20% travel may be required, at times, for client visits (post-covid)

Qualifications

  • MBA from an accredited university
  • At least 3-5 years of experience in consulting, project management, and/or product ownership
  • Self-motivated – ‘Find a way to get it done’ attitude
  • Track record of managing projects from inception to completion in challenging and complex environments with many moving pieces and various stakeholders
  • Attention to detail
  • Track record and level of comfort applying appropriate pressure to stakeholders to drive project success at any cost
  • Comfortable working in an ambiguous environment, balancing multiple priorities
  • Experience with software development life cycle and managing web project initiatives (e.g. getting websites live, getting new features built into systems, etc.)
  • Understanding of cloud-based software / web terminology (e.g. DNS) and commonly used platforms (e.g AWS)
  • Insurance industry experience a plus
  • Experience clearly developing, documenting and managing business requirements
  • Understanding of Agile software development
  • Experience advocating on behalf of non-technical stakeholders to a development team

Benefits

  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • 401(k) with company match (Roth and Traditional options)
  • Health, Dental, and Vision w/ HSA plan options and company contribution to HSA
  • Company-paid life insurance, short-term disability insurance, long-term disability insurance
  • PTO and Holiday schedule

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