Technical Project Manager

| Chicago

GoHealth is seeking a Technical Project Manager to join our Performance Data Team. This individual will play a critical role in helping our data team drive projects to completion. The project manager will be responsible for ensure the team follows agile concepts, team members are advancing according to plan, and JIRA best practices are being followed. We seek candidates with a demonstrated background of project management, ability to thrive in a constantly changing environment, and an intellectual curiosity to learn about our business.

GoHealth employs an agile methodology and fully embraces the fundamentals of continuous delivery, self-organizing teams, just-in-time requirements, only as much documentation as truly needed, and processes that make sense for the organization (not just for the sake of process).

Responsibilities:

  • Utilize daily team meetings and other techniques to identify impediments and find ways to remove them
  • Schedule and facilitate planning sessions, demonstrations and retrospectives
  • Support the Data team by helping to serve as a liaison between business stakeholders and technical resources
  • Serve as a cross-functional team project manager to facilitate execution of key initiatives. A project manager must be able to influence and motivate employees from multiple teams to drive execution against our plans.
  • Organize our epics and user stories in JIRA as well as helping the team remove impediments that may otherwise slow down our velocity
  • Coach the team to follow the processes and identify ways to improve the processes

Skills and Experience:

  • 2+ years of experience leading technical or analytical teams in an agile environment, specifically scrum, is preferred
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Economics, Math, Statistics, Social Sciences or another field with a quantitative component
  • Ability to drive multiple complex projects to the finish line simultaneously 
  • Strong analytical skills and a thorough understanding of how to interpret business needs and translate them into requirements for operations and report delivery.
  • Assertiveness – must be able to ensure agile concepts and principles are adhered to by providing a voice of reason and authority.
  • Understanding basic fundamentals of iterative development, with a focus on minimum viable product.
  • Experience with Atlassian suite of tools (Jira, Confluence) preferred
  • Ability to acquire respect from team while demonstrating a willingness to “get hands dirty” when needed to get the job done

Benefits and Perks:

  • Open vacation policy
  • 401k program with company match
  • Medical, dental, vision, and life insurance benefits
  • Flexible spending accounts
  • Subsidized gym memberships
  • Commuter and transit benefits
  • Professional growth opportunities
  • Casual dress code
  • Generous employee referral bonuses
  • Happy hours, ping-pong tournaments, and more company-sponsored events
  • GoHealth is an Equal Opportunity Employer
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
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    • JavaLanguages
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    • SqlLanguages
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    • IllustratorDesign
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • WordpressCMS

Location

Our company is in the River North area with plenty of coffee shops and restaurants. GoHealth is near the Chicago Brown line and bus stops close by.

What are GoHealth Perks + Benefits

Culture
Eat lunch together
Daily Stand Up
Open Door Policy
Team-Owned Deliverables
Team-Based Strategic Planning
Group Brainstorming Sessions
Open Office Floor Plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Company Sponsored Family Events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is Occasional bring your pet to work days.
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Diversity Program
Lunch and Learns
Acme Co. hosts lunch and learn meetings once per quarter.
Cross-Functional Training Encouraged
Promote From Within
Mentorship Program
Our mentorship program includes Career mentoring.
Customized Development Tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

Happy hours, ping-pong tournaments, and more company-sponsored events. Gym Membership Subsidies
Company Sponsored Health & Wellness Initiatives. Employee Referral Bonuses. Open Vacation Policy.

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