Principal Consultant

Full Time
Posted 1 month ago

Principal Consultant

Jaroop is seeking an individual to join its team as a Principal 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, principal consultants are the main point of contact for clients, guiding them on the best path to achieve their objectives by understanding business needs, making recommendations, and growing customer relationships. Additionally, as a key member of the team at a boutique firm, this position will contribute to organizational strategy/execution and benefit from tremendous upside as we grow together.

Responsibilities

  • 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
  • Identifying solutions for client problems or opportunities to help clients achieve their goals
  • 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
  • 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

Qualifications

  • At least 5-10 years of experience in consulting, project management, and/or product ownership
  • MBA from an accredited university
  • Track record and level of comfort applying appropriate pressure to stakeholders to drive project success at any cost
  • Self-motivated – ‘Find a way to get it done’ attitude
  • Comfortable working in an ambiguous environment, balancing multiple priorities
  • Attention to detail
  • Understanding of cloud-based software / web terminology (e.g. DNS) and commonly used platforms (e.g AWS)
  • Understanding of Agile software development
  • Experience advocating on behalf of non-technical stakeholders to a development team
  • Insurance industry experience a plus

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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