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Project Manager – Verisk Weather Solutions

Verisk Analytics

This is a Full-time position in Lexington, VA posted February 4, 2021.

Company DescriptionXactware, a Verisk business, specializes in technologies for the property insurance, remodeling, restoration, and mortgage and lending industries.Xactware’stools provide claims estimating, contents replacement, claims management, and property maintenance solutions for desktop, mobile, and online platforms.Xactware’sservices include repair cost research and reports, aerial imagery, and real-time business intelligence.Xactwarehas been providing cloud services for customers since 1995.

To learn more aboutXactwareplease visit us

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 fourth 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.

Job DescriptionThe project manager will be responsible for planning and overseeing multiple concurrent development projects related to our weather solutions.

Our products are scientific in nature and some background working with scientific products, especially those in the earth sciences field, would be beneficial.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:Work with product managers and customers to clarify project scope and objectivesWork with both software and scientific development teams to successfully deliver projectsWork to remove roadblocks from the development teams to facilitate successful project outcomesManage day-to-day progress of the development teams, including effectively running daily stand-up meetingsKeep project stakeholders up to date on project status and updatesEstablish project management best practicesDevelop and maintain measurement criteria for effectively managing projects and development team resources, including identifying areas for improvementDevelop and maintain a detailed project plan, including timelines and planned resourcesClearly document and communicate project plans and statuses, including identification of risks and steps to mitigate these risksPrepare project budgets and track project costsWork across organizational boundaries to coordinate resources and deliver cross-departmental projectsAssist product managers in prioritizing backlog issues / projectsQualificationsAt least 6 years relevant project management and agile development experienceBA/BS in business or technical field (e.g.

meteorology, computer science) or equivalent work-related experience and trainingProficient with Microsoft Office, common diagramming tools (e.g.

Visio, Lucidchart), and project/issue management tools (e.g.

Project, Gitlab, Jira)Basic familiarity with high-level scripting and/or macro generation for automation of project tracking though Microsoft office or other graphical presentation toolsUnderstanding of and experience with project and development lifecyclesFamiliarity with software development life practices such as Agile or KanbanAbility to manage integration, scope, schedule, cost, quality, resources, communication, risks, procurement, and stakeholders as it relates to projectsStrong communication, interpersonal and analytical skills#LI-JE1Additional InformationVerisk 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. 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

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