Senior Project Manager – Data Management

 SageSure - Company site
 June 22, 2022
The Senior Project Manager for Data Management helps ensure that our data and database engineers are executing their work effectively, efficiently, and within acceptable deliverable timelines. This role will be critical to keeping our engineers’ work well planned, execution well organized, and deliverables well communicated to our leadership and data product management teams. This is a great opportunity to work with an amazing technical data team and facilitate our collective mission to deliver actionable datasets at appropriate levels of curation for innovation, actuarial, BI analyst, data scientist, and software application data customers. You are a passionate advocate for your stakeholders and will drive the deliverables to completion. You are a true owner of the data teams’ workload and are accountable to their effectiveness at delivering business value.

What you’d be doing:

  • Project management 
  • Be a valued partner that connects the work of the engineering teams to the Data Product Owners’ deliverables. Work closely with the Data Product Owner(s) to ensure alignment on deliverable timelines, capacity planning, and standard work package scoping.
  • Own the execution of data engineering and database engineering project management within an Agile execution framework (Kanban/Scrum/etc.)
  • Coordinate and manage data product related strategic projects and tactical deliverables in conjunction with senior executives 
  • Plan and lead regularly scheduled coordination sessions necessary to ensure clarity across the organization as it relates to product delivery and maintenance timelines 
  • Manage the alignment of data development projects related to our products with existing enterprise methods of project management and governance 
  • Assist in managing the overall intake and capacity management of data product related work 
  • Identify, scope, and execute projects (both strategic and tactical) designed to drive improvements to and creation of our data products 
  • Orchestrate enterprise change management related to new data products or data product changes 
  • Process Improvement 
  • Identify pain points throughout the data delivery lifecycle and proactively address these within Data Management 
  • Develop systems to ensure that the right level of leadership input is obtained for all process improvements 
  • Collaborate and coordinate with our existing project manager to improve processes, efficiency, and the overall effectiveness of our project management capabilities
  • We’re looking for someone who has:

  • Bachelor’s degree  
  • 3+ years of technical project management experience
  • 3+ years of experience working within or leading an Agile project management execution framework (Kanban/Scrum/etc.)
  • Experience working with Jira, SmartSheet, Confluence, or similar products 
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex technical and business items clearly and succinctly, both written and verbally 
  • Ability to work effectively across technical and business-oriented stakeholders 
  • Ability to learn new concepts quickly and apply skills learned on the job in a rapid and effective manner 
  • Solid problem-solving skills and able to reach logical, sound decisions and conclusions 
  • Excellent ability to coordinate people  
  • Ability to lead efforts with limited oversight 
  • High energy with a sense of urgency 
  • Ideal candidates will also have:

  • 2+ years of personal or commercial lines insurance experience
  • Agile certification(s)
  • Prior experience working with or as a data developer/engineer
  • Data at SageSure:
    Originally founded as a software and analytics business, SageSure’s proprietary technology has always been a key source of competitive advantage. We offer agents and policyholders best-in-class, modern capabilities to quote and bind insurance, service policies and submit and track claims. Our data product, engineering and operations teams set the bar for talent in our industry. We work remotely from numerous states across the country and are always looking for exceptional individuals to join us.   
    We are continually innovating with modern tools and technologies, and we welcome new perspectives. An ideal candidate will have a passion for some of our key technologies (AWS) and advocate pragmatic industry practices around availability, scalability, security, and automation. Our cloud-based infrastructure, continuous integration and delivery, and a quality first approach help us to better deliver data. A metrics-driven mindset has become part of our DNA and helps us make data-driven decisions. If you have an interest in the end-to-end data development lifecycle, we want to help grow and foster it. 
    If shaping the future of an industry sounds exciting, you’ll love working at SageSure! As a Business Insurance Best Places to Work in Insurance recipient two years in a row (2020-2021), we’ve created an environment where employees can thrive, enjoy their work and contribute to our overall growth. We provide generous health benefits and perks, including tuition reimbursement, wellness allowance, paid volunteer time off, a matching 401K plan and more. SageSure fosters inclusion, creating an environment where everyone can bring their whole self to work.
    We have nine office locations—Jersey City, NJ; Mountain View, CA; Atlanta, GA; Chicago, IL; Tallahassee, FL; Cincinnati, OH; Houston, TX; Mt. Laurel, NJ; and Cheshire, CT—as well as numerous remote employees across the country. We’re energetic, forward-thinking problem solvers; come join our team! For more information on SageSure, visit
    SageSure is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, gender identity, national origin or any other factor protected by applicable federal, state or local laws.
    SageSure is only open to hiring remote candidates who are residents in the following states: Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, and Wyoming.