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Technical Product Manager - Processing
Req No. 2016-3770
Type Regular Full-Time
Location US-CA-Redwood City
More information about this job:
Oportun is a financial technology company founded in 2005. Our mission is to provide affordable loans to US Latinos and others with limited credit history so they can establish credit and build a better future. Oportun uses advanced data analytics and technology to ?score? and lend money to individuals with limited credit history ? people other lenders consider ?unscorable.?
In recognition of Oportun?s goals of increasing economic opportunity for our clients, promoting community development, and serving low-income or underserved communities, Oportun was certified by the United States Department of Treasury as a Community Development Financial Institution or CDFI.
At Oportun, everything we do reflects our corporate values of Service, Care, Innovation, Courage, Excellence, and Empowerment.
Oportun is a great place to work if you are as enthusiastic about helping others as you are about your own professional development and career. As our CEO Raul Vazquez says, ?Earning a paycheck to support yourself and your family is critical. Satisfying career ambitions is rewarding. But there is no greater privilege than having a challenging job where you are growing and learning professionally, while having a strong positive impact on the lives of others? And that is what we do here every day.?
Our customers have not been understood by big banks or allowed entry into the mainstream financial market. As a consequence, we can?t use traditional tools because there simply aren?t any that serve these customers. We need to define and build highly customized applications to serve our customers and agents across both our US and Mexico based teams.
You will partner with our Collections & other operations team to drive efficiency in the collections process & help the organization improve its credit performance while improving customer experience.
You will be part of the Engineering team, and the key link with our business stakeholders whom you will work closely with to define the product roadmap, specify requirements and detailed specifications, and create UI mockups with prototyped for the users and developers.
You will be a part of our 30+ engineering team and will work closely with other technical product managers, engineers, and QA team members across all areas. Our team is highly motivated and highly collaborative. We are always willing to go above and beyond each day to deliver excellent products and services to our customers and business partners.
A little bit about you?
You are a thought partner and a leader? you will be working with a talented group of engineers to deliver a roadmap that you craft in support of our business strategy.
You are someone engineers will love to work with because you are technical, curious, listen and you are their partner to get things done.
You are someone the business owners will love because you understand how to break apart something very complex into logical, understandable, and sequenced parts of a roadmap and gain buy-in as needed
You are very comfortable in highly ambiguous situations where you need to be the one to drive progress with very little structure and guidance.
You are very comfortable is a fast-paced environment, where we push ourselves each sprint to deliver for a large amount of features
You understand how to translate business logic into technical design and engage in discussions with the engineers to define a solution that manages complexity but achieves the business objectives
You enjoy using tools like Balsamiq to sketch a mock-up for your engineer to prototype, and to walk your business owner through the user experience
You have no ego and a willingness to do whatever it takes to ship and support your products
You make things happen.
Drive the product discovery process for large, complex, and/or ambiguous projects ?
Develop and champion a product vision, strategy, roadmap and detailed product specifications for a product area?
Define user experience in partnership with a designers and IA?s
Define and develop applications by understanding the technology that sits behind them and creating the specifications required for the Engineering team to deliver it
Manage and support the product and feature development, test, deployment, and support stages ?
Technically oriented? understand the logic, the code, and the data
5+ years of Technical Product Management experience, including 5 years? experience in the financial services industry
Working knowledge of standard lending processes & procedures
Experience in underwriting processes and systems
Experience with document generation, mass document archival & retrieval systems
Experience working in Unsecured installment lending products a plus
Bachelor's Degree or in Engineering, Computer Science, or equivalent degree or experience
Bi-lingual English/Spanish a plus.
We offer competitive salaries, bonuses, stock options, great benefits and a brand new, fully loaded laptop of your choosing. We have strong opinions about work/life balance, and seek to create a comfortable and productive environment where we can ship apps that we?re proud of and that best serve our customers.
As a company with a conscience, we?re looking for funny, smart, energetic, and enthusiastic teammates to help us in our goal of building better futures for our customers. We also have regular ping-pong tournaments, release parties, and weekly happy hours.
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