Technical Product Lead, Financial Platform, Cash App
- San Francisco, CA
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Loved by customers and pop culture, we’ve consistently held the top spot for finance in the App Store for many years, seeing more engagement with millions of followers across social media in a day than most brands see in a year. We are building an ecosystem to redefine the world’s relationship with money by making it universally accessible.
We want to hire the best talent regardless of location. Our employment model is distributed, offering the opportunity to collaborate with teams across the world in San Francisco, New York, St. Louis, Portland, Toronto, Kitchener-Waterloo, Sydney, and Melbourne.
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The Cash App Operations Team manages a scalable platform and operating environment for a fast-growing mobile payment app with multiple teams, external partners and internal team members. We’re giving birth to a new function in the Financial Platform organization and are looking for our first TPM Lead who will closely partner with the other key disciplines in the organization including Engineering, Operations and Data Science. As a Lead, you will report to our Head of Operations.
Get started by working closely with multiple disciplines including Engineering Managers, Operations Managers and Data Science to coordinate critical cross-functional work with the Acquiring team - the key team that moves money into and out of Cash App.
Drive roadmap formulation and represent the team to external stakeholders and cross functional partners
Build and scale the TPM discipline in the Financial Platform organization by starting as the first Technical Product Manager on the Acquiring team
Communicate key developments, updates, and problems to teams (both technical and non-technical) in other disciplines and cross functional partners
Highlight the key technical risk areas, dependencies and technical debt. Develop actionable strategies to address.
Grasp complex technical topics and abstract key issues and risks into an actionable form
Continuously track and prioritize defects and bug reports, relative to ongoing feature development within the broader business
Discern and implement process improvements that facilitate self-organization and enable our engineers to do their best work
Tie objectives back to business metrics such as cost, speed, reliability, scale and operational efficiency
Collaborate with cross functional team members across multiple time zones including Melbourne, AU and the four major US time zones
8+ years of deep technical knowledge and understanding of systems and engineering.
Experience with the common challenges in cross-functional working groups, including balancing competing demands and priorities
Deeply experienced in building and scaling a technical product discipline from the ground up
The ability to understand and deal well with rapid development cycles and to remain flexible in a fast moving environment
Demonstrated experience managing trade-offs given specific constraints
Experience in leading development teams to build third party APIs
Well versed in synchronous and asynchronous communication and work
Direct previous experience in developing software as an engineer is a real plus
Excellent communication, organizational and leadership skills; ability to inspire team members and influence a room
Self-motivation and a proactive attitude with demonstrated creative and critical thinking capabilities
We will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with each office’s corresponding local guidelines.