Product Manager, Underwriting (Capital)
- San Francisco, CA
- Employees can work remotely
- Alternate Location: New York, United States
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Square Capital has revolutionized the way businesses and consumers obtain the funding needed to achieve their goals. Unlike traditional business financing products, Square Capital offers are extended to pre-qualified sellers with no application process, their funds are deposited as soon as the next business day, and repayment happens as a fixed percentage of daily card sales.
As the Underwriting Product Manager for Square Capital, you will oversee the vision, roadmap, and execution of the models, services and infrastructure that powers the offer generation for all of Capital's products. Partnering closely with Engineering and Data Science, you will build a platform that enables products to use data integrations, which allow rapid iteration of product risk models and support compliance with regulatory requirements around underwriting policies and decisions. You will own prioritization of the roadmap, decide when to build new underwriting capabilities, and support the launch of all Capital products.
- Partner with Data Science and other product team members to determine a clear underwriting vision based on our customers' problems.
- Intimately learn and understand the technical details of our underwriting capabilities and systems to become not only an expert in them, but also understand the underlying data sources and how product and data science teams use them to build on our growth and risk goals.
- Lead all ongoing and quarterly roadmap planning based on the annual plan. Manage an intake processes form a broad team, to ensure we are supporting our product and data science teams' need to build and iterate quickly.
- Establish and document clear requirements, most of which will be influenced by the needs of the product teams, for the underwriting team's prioritized plans.
- Oversee the success of the team's projects - manage project timelines, achieve outcomes with your engineering and data science partners . You will also work with vendors for data integrations and ongoing maintenance of data sources.
- Over time, develop your perspective on additional data sources and data trends that may solve our product and data science teams' problems.
- 5+ year(s) of experience and at least 2-3 of that as a product manager - preference for PMs with past underwriting or risk experience
- Collaboration - this is a cross-functional role and you need to be aligned with your engineering/data science partners as architectural and prioritization decisions are made
- Backbone - you understand the needs of different teams, drive clarity in decision making, and can tailor your communications
- Strong interest in technical challenges, including a desire to poke around in the code for your learning, and working on a broader platform team that is building tools and services for our customers
- Experience in lending or financial services / technology
At Square, we want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:
- Healthcare coverage
- Retirement Plans
- Employee Stock Purchase Program
- Wellness perks
- Paid parental leave
- Paid time off
- Learning and Development resources