Junior Project Manager

Job Locations US-PA-Wilkes Barre | US
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/7/2021 11:24 AM)
ID
2021-3361
# of Openings
1
Additional Locations
US
Category
IT
Location : Location
US-PA-Wilkes Barre
Job Post Information* : External Company Name
biBerk Insurance Services
Job Post Information* : External Company URL
http://www.biberk.com
Location : Address
44 West Market Street
Location : Postal Code
18701
Type
Regular Full-Time
Company
biBERK

Overview

We are the team that enables customers to purchase insurance policies direct online. We support our marketing initiatives by delivering personalized customer experiences and we support our back office by creating efficiencies and continual improvement around their processes. While we started on this journey five years ago under the stable Berkshire Hathaway, we have not lost our touch with agility or the startup culture.

We are looking for a junior project manager interested in working in a dynamic, fast paced organization. As a project manager on our team, you will help to enable our teams to create cutting edge functionality in an agile fashion. In this role, you will be an integral team member with outstanding communication, collaboration, and attention to detail. You will be counted on to help the business analysts, development, and quality assurance teams to be self-organizing and improve upon their DevOps maturity with each sprint.

If you are passionate about technology and project management, we should talk. We have exciting opportunities for you to innovate, influence, transform, inspire, and grow within biBERK.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the teams in using Agile methodologies
  • Lead the development teams in self-organization
  • Help the development team mature with each sprint
  • Assist the product owners and development teams to achieve customer satisfaction
  • Support the product owners and help educated the product owners in Agile methodologies when needed
  • Remove impediments and coach the team on removing impediments
  • Coordinate change requests and escalate items appropriately to the Leadership team
  • Use Azure DevOps to ensure sprints

Qualifications

Required Qualifications:

  • 1-3 Years of proven experience as a project manager

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate’s or higher degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Education, Project Management, Related field or equivalent working experience
  • Commercial Property and Casualty insurance experience
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Outstanding communication, collaboration capabilities, and attention to detail
  • Understanding of agile patterns and methodologies
  • Understanding of Azure DevOps, GitHub, or Atlassian tools
About Us:

biBERK is where commercial insurance buyers can obtain coverage for their businesses from insurers of the Berkshire Hathaway group of Insurance Companies, one of the best capitalized insurance groups in the world. Our ultimate parent, Berkshire Hathaway Inc. (berkshirehathaway.com) is a holding company with diversified interests in a host of industries, including insurance, energy, transportation and manufacturing. Most policies issued through biBERK.com will be underwritten by Berkshire Hathaway Direct Insurance Company ("BHDIC"), which is an AM Best rated A++ insurer.BHDIC is domiciled in Omaha, Nebraska. BHDIC and the team at biBERK are focused on helping small business owners quickly and easily buy affordable insurance directly from a financially strong insurance company they can trust.Some highlights of our benefits are:
  • Great work environment with growth opportunity
  • Subsidized downtown parking
  • Competitive compensation 
  • Generous amounts of vacation and sick time
  • Closed on major holidays
  • 401(k) with company match and profit sharing
  • A fantastic healthcare package
  • Tuition reimbursement after 6 months of employment
 

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