Our client is the innovation and technology division of a 17 years old, 5-star rated independent community bank based in Austin, Texas. They are one of the preeminent independent community banks in the nation and a national leader in responsible financial services innovation This Division powered by the bank’s proprietary cloud-based technology fintech platform. The platform was designed and built to rapidly prototype, test, and deploy at scale new and unique consumer and commercial financial products and services. They are also one of the fastest growing companies in the nation, receiving recognition on the list of INC 5000 fastest growing private companies in America the last 5 years in a row.

With all this growth and opportunity, they need an exceptional Software Product Manager to join their team in beautiful Austin, Texas.

What you get to do as the Software Product Manager

  • Scope and lead the development of new product features that will increase the uptake of our offering to improve the financial health of our users
  • Analyze data and perform user research to form and test hypotheses in the pursuit of building a deep understanding of our customers’ needs and behaviors
  • Manage a high-performing cross-functional product team that includes engineering, design, data, marketing, legal, and customer support to implement and build new features
  • Drive strong communication and alignment up, down and sideways within the organization
  • Software development project management and managing 3rdparty vendors. Including:
    • Serving as the point of contact between the product management team and the software development team.
    • Providing project leadership and direction to team members and stakeholders
    • Creating and maintaining technical and business requirements for user stories.
    • Owning the product backlog to determine prioritization of new requirements and change requests for sprints.
    • Providing technical design documents to software development teammates
    • Interfacing with internal stakeholders to produce client-facing product guides and help files.
    • Creating acceptance criteria for quality assurance to leverage in automated testing.
    • Creating user flows.
    • Working with the UI/UX team to produce incredible user experiences.
    • Ensuring solutions meet business needs and requirements

What you need to succeed as the Software Product Manager

  • Technical Degree with 10+ solid years of experience within a high performance Software Development Team
  • Experience launching products within complex legal / regulatory frameworks such as Finance/FinTech ++
  • Demonstrated experience working with risk owners to identify and mitigate risks in product design and development.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal) and exemplary customer service skills.
  • Proficiency in process management and collaboration tools such as Jira, Slack/MS Teams, and Confluence.
  • Strong analytical ability with a basic SQL proficiency and/or willingness to learn
  • Successfully executed in an agile environment.
  • Technical aptitude (you won't code, but you'll be immersed and should understand details)
  • Project management certifications (e.g., PMP, PPM, CSPO, CSM) would be a plus.

What's in it for you with this fast growing FinTech firm?

  • Excellent Compensation Package includes Competitive Salary range and comprehensive benefits package
  • Our client offers a combination of the stability of a bank with the creativity of a fintech startup. You’ll enjoy a stable, family friendly, culture of consumer-oriented and responsible innovation. Since they are a profitable and highly rated bank, you won’t have to worry about getting the next round of VC funding and they expect you to have a work-life balance of a normal human. Weekends, nights, and evenings should be spent with friends and family, not in the office
  •  If you get inspired by wanting your next career milestone to read: “Technical Product Manager on a TEAM that grew revenue from $50 million to $500 million in 5 years.”, our client would  like to chat with you!