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Verisk Technical Program Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

As a Technical Program Manager, you play a critical role within the Technology group. Working closely under the technical program architect, you are responsible for owning technical initiatives. Your responsibilities include project management, independent technical research, creating business cases, managing and coordinating stakeholder relationships, product ownership, and owning external software contractor relationships. In this position, you will gain exposure to a wide variety of challenges. Expect to be needed to contribute to the codebase anywhere from 5-20% of your time. No two days are ever the same. Must Haves: * 2+ years of experience as a back-end or full-stack developer * At least one year of experience owning outcomes as an engineering team lead, product owner or project manager * Have enough breadth of technical expertise that you can form your own independent technical opinions on a variety of topics such as cloud, legacy applications, security compliance, data architecture, build tools, container orchestration, etc. * Proficient level of knowledge with a general-purpose language (preferably Java and/or JavaScript), SQL and building applications in the AWS cloud * Strong communicator with the ability to drive organizational alignment and buy-in * Outspoken and vocal; comfortable speaking your mind even to more senior coworkers * Ability to identify and engage stakeholders depending on the context, and to learn quickly and adapt based on business and technical needs to pivot user stories or architectural approach * You thrive in environments with a lack of formal structure and are comfortable with a high degree of ambiguity.* You don't need a specific plan of how to drive results. Given a vision, you can take that and run with it * You work independently on initiating projects and research and as part of a cross-collaborative team to implement solutions * Welcomes feedback and coaching * Comfortable in a fast-paced, agile environment and communicating continuously * Bachelor's degree in a STEM field// * Nice to Haves: · 4+ years of experience as a back-end or full-stack developer · 2+ years of experience building cloud-native applications · Experience migrating applications into the cloud · Experience architecting large applications · Experience managing external contractors Location Remote, US-based #LI-ME1 #LI-Remote #LI-Boston,MA PowerAdvocate leads the energy data industry by providing energy companies with clarity into their complex data. Our Energy FactBase, currently at $3+ trillion and growing, helps customers to create operational and financial excellence. We help our clients to understand how they can leverage our unique view of the marketplace to reduce costs and manage operation risk working with executives on the cutting edge in the power, oil and gas, and renewable energy sectors. We develop applied Machine Learning solutions with the goal of scaling and automating the classification of millions of records of our clients’ supply chain data. For ten years, we have been classifying our clients’ purchasing transactions into our industry-specific categorization schema. This gives us an inordinate amount of training data – millions of rows of classified transactions representing over $3+ trillion of spend. That’s not a typo – three trillion dollars! Our efforts are focused on deploying fully-integrated Machine Learning algorithms to assist our industry experts in leveraging their knowledge at greater scale and efficiency. We have a fertile ground of training data, a can-do entrepreneurial spirit and appreciation for robust and effective analytics approaches to delivering value. To learn more about PowerAdvocate please visit us at: 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. Verisk Analytics is an equal opportunity employer. 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. Unsolicited resumes sent to Verisk, including unsolicited resumes sent to a Verisk business mailing address, fax machine or email address, or directly to Verisk employees, will be considered Verisk property. Verisk will NOT pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited resume. Consumer Privacy Notice At Verisk, the health and safety of our people is our number one priority. *Effective November 15, 2021, and subject to applicable law, all prospective hires for office based roles or roles that support any of our businesses’ government contracts will be required to demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, or qualify for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement, as a condition of employment. Hired candidates who do not demonstrate that they are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 by their start date, and who have not been approved for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation will no longer meet the requirements for employment and their offers of employment will be immediately rescinded, in accordance with applicable law.*