IT - Software Development
Who We Are
SoFi is a digital personal finance company whose mission is to help its members achieve financial independence to realize their ambitions, whether that be to buy a house one day, start a family on their own terms or be debt free. We aim to be at the center of our members’ financial lives, and to help every member Get Their Money Right®. By joining SoFi, you’ll become part of a forward-thinking company that is transforming financial services by embracing technology to build innovative loan products, investment tools, and more. One of the fastest growing fintech companies, we’ve grown from 250 employees in 2015 to over 1,500 employees today, and are well on our way to reaching 1 million members. With offices across the US, we offer the excitement of a rapidly growing startup with the stability of a seasoned management team and some of the best talent around. As an employer, we strive to hire employees who are committed to both our company’s mission and our desire to build the best culture in the world. If you are driven, passionate about what you do, and excited about the SoFi mission, we would love to hear from you.
As a Principal Product Manager, you will own defining, executing, and delivering a technology roadmap that expands our product offerings and delivers new experiences to our customers. You will help drive technology innovation in the form of products, features, and platforms. You will help create and drive the long-term strategy, vision, and roadmap, with a high degree of ownership over critical features and the member experience.
This role is inherently cross-functional—you will work closely with engineering, design, operations, finance, and executive teams to set technology strategy, define and prioritize features. You’ll bridge technical and business worlds engaging with matrixed teams including engineering, design, operations, legal, risk, compliance and you must drive internal stakeholder and partner engagements necessary for the on-time launch of the product.
This is a role on the core Loans Platform team, where we are focused on working with our capital markets organization to satisfy investor requirements that are critical to the success of SoFi. In addition to executing the iterations to our monetization vehicle of the company, you will be responsible for reducing the average time it takes to fund a loan by improving the UX and increasing the degree of automation for funding loans - building software that the majority of SoFi uses on a daily basis. This is a high visibility role that is important to executive leadership and all lending products, frequently appearing on our company wide Top 10 quarterly initiatives. In this role you will interface with leaders from product, business unit, capital markets, engineering, and operations. We have an exciting roadmap for 2020, and this is a great opportunity for a product manager who wants to have a significant impact by enabling multiple products and directly impacting the revenue of SoFi..
What You’ll Do
Be able to drive disruptive innovative solutions in a customer centric environment
Build a vision, strategy and own a multi-year product roadmap
Break vision into phases, prioritize and drive backlogs for launch with your dedicated engineering teams
Own BI, instrumentation and data and analysis for your products to drive deep understanding, innovation and product plans.
Be able to lead in a fast paced agile environment
Work with internal project stakeholders from marketing, sales, operations, community and executive management to translate customer needs into a product.
Be able to work closely with engineering to own and dive deep into backlogs , definition of done and technical details.
Lead extensive framework of experimentation in order to drive customer impact.
What You’ll Need
Bachelor’s degree or higher with a technical discipline, or equivalent experience
Superior communication skills, written and verbal. Experience presenting to C-level leadership
Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage tradeoffs and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with internal and external partners
Experience managing complex product development cycles and highly technical solutions
Experience leading cross-functional teams to deliver products and projects on deadlines
Ability to work with remote teams
Nice To Haves
MBA with BS or higher in Computer Science
5+ years product management experience
Passion for personal finance
Ability to think strategically and execute methodically.
Proven track record of taking ownership and successfully delivering results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Experience in end to end ownership of a product and P&L
Demonstrated experience shipping commercially successful consumer products to global market segments
Why You’ll Love Working Here
Competitive salary packages and bonuses.
Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance as well as disability benefits.
100% of medical, vision, and dental premiums paid by SoFI for employees and their dependents.
Generous vacation and holidays
401(k) and education on retirement planning.
Tuition reimbursement on approved programs, up to $5,250 a year.
Monthly contribution to help you pay off your student loans.
Employer paid lunch program and subsidized gym membership.
Fully stocked kitchen (snacks & drinks)
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records
SoFi provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, breastfeeding, and conditions related to breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), physical or medical disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military and/or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable state or federal law.