Sr. Technical Product Manager

| Chicago

Who's Clearcover?

Clearcover is the smarter car insurance company. We use powerful technology to offer everyday drivers better coverage for less money. We’re proud to be one of the fastest growing startups in Chicago, and we’re currently looking to add a few more extraordinary people to our team.
 

What is a Technical Product Manager?
Are you a technical PM who has been looking to make a huge impact on a growing organization?
 

We are looking for a Senior Technical Product Manager to work directly with our VP of Product to help build a world-class insurance product. We need someone who has extensive experience building out comprehensive backlogs and writing user stories using Behavior Driven Development scenarios. You must be comfortable owning a backlog and running grooming and planning sessions with a development team. 

We need someone who is deeply technical and understands APIs, relational data models, and can write top-notch SQL. You also will need to build solutions with developers so you must be willing to get your hands dirty in implementation details while conveying the business and product vision. 
 

We promise this is the most fun you’ll have in your career and also the hardest thing you’ll do. Still interested? Here’s what you need to know:
 

What will you do? 

  • Work with the VP of Product to define the product backlog and do weekly prioritization 
  • Write detailed User Stories with Behavior Driven Design Acceptance Criteria 
  • Elicit requirements from the VP of Product as well as other business stakeholders 
  • Facilitate Sprint Grooming, Sprint Planning, and technical architecture meetings with the Engineering team 
  • Write detailed API documentation that can be shared with third parties  
  • Be a thorough UAT tester, validating user stories throughout the entire technology stack 
  • Be able to write and design entity relationship diagrams and be able to test them using SQL 
  • Think like the customer and always put them first.

What do you need?  

  • Bachelor’s in Information Systems, Computer Science, or related field. 
  • 5 years as a BA, product owner, or product manager in an Agile Scrum Environment 
  • Highly proficient in SQL 
  • At least 2 years writing Acceptance Criteria in the form of BDD scenarios 
  • At least 2 years working on API driven applications and experience writing API documentation 
  • Natural curiosity and a passion for providing the best user experience possible 
  • Previous insurance experience is not needed.  
  • High levels of energy, integrity, and curiosity 
  • A bias for action and willingness to be accountable for your actions 
  • A sense of humor is also a must. We’re getting funnier but we can still be funnier-er.

What's in it for you?

  • Unlimited vacation, we hire adults 
  • Equity for all employees, so you own a piece of the pie too 
  • Dental and Vision, we've got you covered 100%
  • Medical, we cover 90% of your premium,  75% of your dependents and contribute to your HSA and HRA (cha-ching)
  • While we don't match yet, our 401(K) is pretty slick 
  • Come to work pre-taxed through our FSA commuter benefits 
  • and yes, we have unlimited LaCroix, beer, snacks and the occasional ice cream social 
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Location

33 W Monroe, Chicago, IL 60603

An Insider's view of Clearcover

What's something quirky about your company?

It’s surprising how much we all grow to love discussing insurance. Everyone is genuinely interested in how the industry works and sharing knowledge. I think we feel we owe it to our customers to understand how insurance works, so they don’t have to. We’ve likely all thought at one point, “Wow, I never thought I’d care about insurance this much.”

Sunny

Senior Software Engineer

How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Whether I'm working with Product to promote a feature launch or partnering with our Customer Advocate team to communicate updates to customers, I get to collaborate across teams, leverage my skills & improve my expertise every day. Clearcover nurtures a collaborative environment and encourages thinking outside the box to deliver better experiences.

Alice

Director of Communications

What are Clearcover Perks + Benefits

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Open office floor plan
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Clearcover covers 100% of the employee's dental benefits.
Vision Benefits
Clearcover covers 100% of the employee's vision benefits.
Health Insurance Benefits
Clearcover's health insurance plan is with United Healthcare with a range of plans including PPO, HDHP and HSA. If you elect an HSA, we cover your out-of-pocket deductible as an HSA contribution.
Life Insurance
Clearcover offers voluntary life insurance.
Pet Insurance
Onsite Gym
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Clearcover offers parental and maternal leave with up to three months of paid time off.
Flexible Work Schedule
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Return-to-work program post parental leave
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Unlimited Vacation Policy
Generous PTO
Paid Volunteer Time
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Clearcover's offers Commuter Benefits, employees can save an average of 30 percent off their commute by contributing pre-tax dollars.
Company Outings
Clearcover celebrates company wins by organizing quarterly outings to a variety of places like the Escape Room, Punchbowl Social and Bounce.
Game Room
Clearcover's game room includes a state-of-the-art ping pong table, custom Nerf gun wall and a Pop-a-Shot to let employees enjoy breaks between work.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Clearcover offers a stipend to each employee to invest as they choose in their own professional development.
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Time allotted for learning
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