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Senior Technical Project Manager

| Seattle
Company Overview
Navigating Cancer is a healthcare technology company creating innovative software for cancer programs across the United States. We provide a comprehensive web portal that connects patients with their care team and their electronic health records, as well as to other patients across our network. This enables patients to stay informed and engaged in their own care. For cancer programs, our technology platform improves the effectiveness and efficiency of their operations by helping them improve patient interactions, gather more timely and actionable information from patients, increase patient satisfaction, and reduce costs. We are a team of veterans with a breadth of experience in both healthcare and technology at great companies such as McKesson, Microsoft, Getty Images, Bristol-Myers Squibb, InventivHealth, and Ancestry.com.
Job Summary
Navigating Cancer is seeking a Technical Program Manager (TPM) to help drive the next generation of our Product and Engineering solutions. The TPM will work closely with Product Management and Engineering teams in breaking down complex business requirements into manageable projects, partner with engineering to to solve complex technical problems, while balancing business needs versus technical constraints, to drive successful execution initiatives in a timely and agile manner. Working at the cross-section between technical execution and product strategy, you will be enabling multi-disciplinary engineering projects. You will plan and manage project schedules, identifying risks and clearly communicating status to project stakeholders. 
 
If you looking to make a difference, are passionate about healthcare and is interested to be part of engineering large scale solutions that change the lives of patients, then this is the team for you.
The Successful Candidate will:
 Reinforce standards, best practices, and modern development conventions
 Liaise between technical teams (developers and software development managers) and key business stakeholders
 Establishing and tracking program goals, business metrics, and indicators for success. Provide regular updates on project status, performance against milestones, and summaries of risks/contingencies.
 Define and scope projects by working closely with business customers to understand their needs and priorities and ensure they are captured in clear, prioritized requirements, 
 Communicate, establish clear expectations with both internal and external stakeholders involved in the project and manage to those expectations
 Facilitate, lead and coordinate design/implementation efforts between internal teams and external customers and/or partners
 Coordinate user story brainstorming, review, and clarification sessions with software and quality engineering teams to deliver maximum customer value with available time constraints and resources
 Facilitate deep dives on key architectural components, collaborate with engineering and product leadership to enable discussions
and debate, influence timely outcomes on product and system design
 Analyze work stream dependencies, change requests, prioritization and the impact on downstream working groups
 Account for all project management deliverables for the successful launch of new products and services, including but not limited
to: implementation plan, project schedule, milestones, accomplishments, project budget and variances, issues & action items log, meeting minutes, risks assessment, change controls, prioritization and contingencies.
 Anticipate problems and complications and formulate solutions so as not to impede the progress of the project, take responsibility
and drive ownership for issue resolution.
 Create and maintain project status, scorecards and reports to track internal teams, vendor and partner performance.
 Account for on-time project budget, timelines and quality. 
 Drive adoption and maturity of Agile development and product management practices including maintenance and upkeep of Jira, Trello and other Collaboration tools
Qualifications
 8+ years of experience managing full life-cycle technical projects or programs of an increasingly large and complex scale in a related industry
 Strong communication, client services, and interpersonal skills
 Solid understanding of product development lifecycles
 Experience working in Engineering or Product delivery organizations is a plus
 Experience or familiarity leading projects across a heterogeneous (multiple technology) platforms 
 Experience working in an Agile delivery environment & tooling (Scrum) is a must
 Certification in Agile (SAFe or similar framework) is a plus 
 Proficient at creating and tracking complex development schedules, managing issues and tracking bugs
 Excellent written and verbal communication with multiple levels of leadership involving both business and technical sides of business
 BA/BS in a Computer Science or related technical field, or equivalent professional experience
 
 
Why work here? 
We support thousands of healthcare professionals and tens of thousands of cancer patients every day. We help cancer patients get better care—and consider this a valuable and meaningful reason to come to work every day. You get to work with leading technology, wear many hats and contribute every day to our business success! You get to help us grow and establish ourselves as a world-class business. We are lean, agile, and lightweight. We believe in each other, believe in our work, and have fun along the way.
 
Our Values
Purpose. We exhibit an unwavering commitment to enrich the lives of cancer patients and delight our customers.
Simplicity. We reduce complexity for ourselves, our customers and their patients and seek simplicity in all we do.
Integrity. We communicate openly and honestly and act with transparency and gratitude.
Agility. We welcome change and actively listen and adapt to deliver creative solutions and improvements.
Growth. We foster personal and professional growth and manage our performance to exceed the company’s goals.
This position is full-time, on-site with the Navigating Cancer team. Our offices are in downtown Seattle, and we offer competitive compensation and benefits.
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Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
  • Sales & Marketing
    • JavaLanguages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • RubyLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • Ruby on RailsFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases
    • Google AnalyticsAnalytics
    • TableauAnalytics
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement
    • TrelloManagement
    • WordpressCMS
    • SalesforceCRM
    • Salesforce PardotLead Gen

Location

Located in a historic building a block away from the Seattle waterfront and close to Pike Place Market, Pioneer Square, and some awesome coffee shops

What are Navigating Cancer Perks + Benefits

Navigating Cancer Benefits Overview

- 100% employer paid medical, dental and vision
- 401K + ROTH option
- Paid maternity/ paternity leave policy
- ORCA passes for commuting
- Educational stipend
- Central location equidistant from Pike Place Market and Pioneer Square
- Company sponsored lunch every Monday and monthly Waffle Wednesdays

Culture
Eat lunch together
We have multiple areas in the office where people congregate during lunch to hang out with their fellow team members.
Daily stand up
Pair programming
Open office floor plan
One of the oldest buildings downtown, this is a great space with exposed brick & beams. Conference rooms for meetings and brainstorming sessions w/ an open floor plan for a collaborative team feel.
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Acme employees can contribute up to $1500 annually to their FSA.
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Team workouts
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Navigating Cancer provides employees with a flexible work schedule that includes Flexible start and end times.
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home Work remotely $1 days per week, Work remotely on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Navigating Cancer employees receive between 15 and 25 days per year of paid time off based on years of service.
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Lunch and learns
Continuing Education stipend
We offer $1000 annualy for continuing education.
Online course subscriptions available
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