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Associate Product Manager

Posted on Jun 14, 2019 by Answer Financial

Encino, CA 91426
Design & Creative
16 May 2019
Annual Salary
Associate Product Manager (APIs/Ecommerce) Answer Financial has built a proprietary insurance quoting platform and we want to open it up to the world. This role will build, manage and market our APIs, which generate revenue and keep the company at the cutting-edge of insurtech. You are equal parts marketer, engineer, salesperson and analyst. Product managers here are not silod and need to understand all aspects of the business and the development process. You can also charm non-technical folks and turn vague ideas into realities. Sometimes these ideas are yours; other times the ideas come from clients or internal stakeholders. Articulating clear and compelling product visions for internal and external stakeholders is critical for success. Ideally you are extremely detail-oriented, likes diving into ambiguous situations, are tough enough to ignore interesting (but out-of-scope) ideas, champion core functionality, and constantly drive performance improvements that lead to great user experiences and, of course, sales. In this role you will: Lead a scrum team that consists of engineers, designers, quality testers and analysts. Work cross-functionally with internal stakeholders from marketing, insurance carrier managers, our call center, Legal team, account management and business development teams. Lead meetings with programmers, designers, analysts, account managers and clients. Help onboard new clients and talk to their engineers and analysts to ensure smooth setup. Troubleshoot errors and setup issues with new and existing clients (analyzing XML requests and logs). Constantly analyze metrics to implement performance improvements, identify problems and run tests. Work fast and have fun. You should have: Experience juggling multiple, parallel projects. Experience using hard data and metrics to back up assumptions and to develop business cases. Experience with Scrum or other agile and lean software development methodologies. A high level of attention to detail and nuances. A high level of emotional intelligence and charm internal and external stakeholders, both technical and non-technical. SQL proficiency is a major plus. Experience with XML Spy is a major plus. Experience/Education Bachelors degree (BA or BS) required. At least 2 years of related experience. Company Summary Answer Financial, an Allstate company, is one of the largest independent personal lines agency operations in the nation, providing auto and home insurance products directly to consumers through a broad network of marketing partners. Answer Financial is driven by innovation and focused on delivering great value to thousands of customers every day. We pioneered real-time online insurance quotes comparison and continue to aggressively expand into new technologies and exciting product offerings to better serve our customers. We offer you a competitve salary, comprehensive benefit package with day one health benefits, company matched 401(k), generous paid time off, and much more. Answer Financial is an equal opportunity employer. Category: Marketing & Biz Dev , Keywords: Associate Product Manager

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