Director, Technical Product Management

Why Us?

  Palomar is a rapidly growing and innovative insurer focused on providing specialty insurance to residential and commercial customers. Palomar welcomes the best and brightest to our thriving team. Guided by an entrepreneurial spirit, Palomar is building a dynamic and diverse team.

Join a company built on a culture of agility, innovation and authenticity that delivers peace of mind and protection to individuals and businesses impacted by adversity.

Want to learn more about our exciting journey?

We are Hiring! Director of Technical Product Management

The Details:

Build Systems and Processes: Palomar is seeking a Director of Technical Product Management who is passionate about building the systems powering our innovative insurance products.

Work Cross Functionally: You will join a dynamic and fast-paced environment, working with cross-functional teams and partners to design, build, and roll out systems that deliver the company’s vision and strategy.

Lead and Execute: In this role you’ll lead a team by building and executing a roadmap for our technical ecosystem. Working with marketing, underwriting, accounting and operations teams you will support critical processes through the deployment of modern and best-in-class systems.

Partner as a thought leader: Partnerships and the implementation of off the shelf solutions will be a crucial part of delivering, and you’ll be comfortable working with a variety of vendors.

What will you do?:

  • Work with the Chief Technology Officer to establish and manage a technology roadmap
  • Create business cases with key stakeholders to gain executive approval for new products and features
  • Lead, coach, and mentor a direct report team of (5-6) Business Analysts to help them achieve their goals and deliver against the business vision
  • Organize cross-functionally with marketing, underwriting, accounting, operations, and engineering teams to establish business requirements and priorities as well as to test, iterate, and scale products and features
  • Ensure product success by working with key stakeholders to develop go-to-market strategies, including training, implementation, launch, and ongoing support
  • Work with the stakeholders and delivery teams to establish and capture metrics to track the performance of technology investments
  • Analyze and use data and metrics to support prioritization and planning
  • Ensure that delivery teams validate and deliver against the objectives of the project and user/customer expectations early and often
  • Collaborate with senior leaders in engineering to manage capacity, resources, and cross-team dependencies

What we are looking for:

  • 5-10 years of experience in Product Management, including delivering complex integrations, migrations, and technical implementations
  • Ability to translate product vision into action by creating business cases, competitive analysis, product assessments, product-market fit, and product differentiation analysis
  • Experience working with customers, clients, partners, and vendors in a product management environment building long-standing relationships
  • Strategic and effective communication skills, using various modalities to inspire, educate, map, influence, and persuade
  • Hands-on experience working in an agile environment supporting fully agile delivery teams, ideally in a Scrum environment
  • Ability to work with all levels of management, including executive leadership, and manage through indirect influence
  • Proven ability to deliver quality results in a rigorous and dynamic business environment
  • Strong problem solving, communication, and analytical skills

We love people who want to:

  • Build strong relationships through transparency, trust, and respect for each other.
  • Work in an agile environment, with a resilient mindset to find creative solutions to challenges.
  • Collaborate and celebrate diverse perspectives, promoting inclusivity and equality.
  • Do the right thing with strong conviction and integrity.
  • Be bold and innovative to help make an impact.
  • Zoom in and out between strategic and tactical
  • Demonstrable track record of working autonomously and driving progress
  • Be intellectually curious, think creatively, and pragmatic
  • Be hands on with their team and roll up their sleeves
  • Lead with empathy and support personal and professional development
  • Empower people to continue to grow and see a bigger picture

If you thrive in a dynamic environment, and like working with happy, authentic, talented people, you’ll enjoy a career with Palomar!

What will you get in return?

  • Full Suite of Medical Benefits
  • Long Term Financial Incentives – STOCK!
  • 401k with 3% automatic Employer Contributions
  • Competitive PTO + Holiday Program
  • Hybrid Work Environment
  • Work From Home Stipend
  • Professional Development Assistance
  • Headspace Paid Subscription
  • Career Exploration Opportunities
  • Regular company-wide social events (even virtually!)
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Diversity at Palomar

At Palomar, we are committed to diversity, equality and inclusion in all facets of the organization. We have built an open culture that celebrates the diversity of our workforce, while actively championing equality and inclusion practices that make us a company people want to work with and work for.

We believe that diversity, equality and inclusion yields greater organizational creativity and productivity, which helps us serve our customers and partners more effectively. Delivering on our diversity commitment returns greater value to our shareholders and ultimately makes a positive impact to the communities in which we do business and to the people who live in them

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Palomar will consider reasonable accommodations to ensure a qualified applicant with a disability can be considered for the position. Palomar will also consider necessary modifications to the physical work environment, or to the way a job is usually performed, so an individual with a disability can perform the essential functions of the position. Additional accommodations will be considered that enable an employee with a disability to enjoy equal benefits and privileges of employment like those that are enjoyed by other employees without disabilities.

For more information about our company, visit us at No phone calls or agency solicitation please. Palomar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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