Senior Product Manager

Platform Solutions · New York, New York
Department Platform Solutions
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Experienced

Position Title:   Senior Product Manager

Reports To:      Head of Platform Solutions


Want to work at a fast-growing and award-winning fintech company? In our first two years, we’ve nearly tripled headcount and added two new asset classes to our cutting-edge platform for financial advisors. As a cloud-based company, we transitioned seamlessly into a socially-distanced workforce in 2020 and, with a pace that hasn’t slowed, we’re on the lookout for smart, passionate, and collaborative talent to join our remotely connected team.

 

Job Description
SIMON is looking for a Product Manager, with 7+ years of experience. In this role, you’ll cultivate a deep understanding of the US wealth management industry and the way that our technology is developed to scale the distribution of complex financial products.

 

How You Will Fulfill Your Potential

  • Understand customer needs by carefully listening to and analyzing client feedback
  • Work directly with clients to deploy integrated technology solutions to the desktops of financial advisors
  • Develop a strong understanding of the US Wealth Management Industry and make prioritization recommendations, which are grounded in knowledge of our industry and our clients
  • Build a deep technical understanding of risk managed solutions, including structured investments, annuities, and many other financial products that are rapidly being added to our platform
  • Find scalable solutions that meet a new business opportunity or address feedback received
  • Drive usage and adoption of the platform by finding solutions, which meet user needs and drive platform stickiness
  • Own and drive strategic growth initiatives for the company
  • Work closely with internal teams, including sales, UX design and engineering, to write user stories and requirements documentation
  • Manage technical considerations, working closely with engineering team to deliver elegant solutions to complex problems
  • Develop hands-on, in-depth knowledge of competitive products and maintain technical analysis of competitive strengths and weaknesses and technology trends
  • Operate within an agile development framework

What We’re Looking For

  • –7+years of professional work experience
  • The ability to work with external and internal stakeholders directly, taking away feedback to constantly improve SIMON’s offerings
  • Previous experience in financial services and/or financial technology
  • Proven ability to manage competing priorities and meet deadlines
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Comfortable working with senior stakeholders


Preferred Qualifications

  • Understanding of the different components of the technology stack for a cloud-based application 
  • Previous experience within the WealthTech domain
  • Proven ability to operate within the fast pace nature of a growth company

We offer a competitive salary and benefits, the chance to work with a curated team of top-notch, highly creative talent, and a fun and agile work environment with many perks in the heart of New York City’s Chelsea district, but are operating remotely through at least summer 2021. 


Meet SIMON
SIMON Markets is a fast-growing and award-winning FinTech company, on the lookout for smart, collaborative talent to join our team.  

Originally founded within Goldman Sachs, SIMON Markets spun-out in December 2018 under the shared ownership and direction of seven leading financial institutions. Our team works to build transparency around complex, risk-managed financial products by way of a single, modern platform. Our platform provides financial advisors with access to multi-issuer solutions, a depth of educational tools, and advanced post-trade analysis that hasn’t before been possible.

By combining state-of-the art technology with the leadership of niche industry experts and an agile start-up mentality, SIMON is well-positioned to reshape our industry. We are leading the way in a space we helped create, we are passionate about pushing boundaries, and we are growing like crazy.

No matter which part of the team you join, there is something interesting to work on. Our front-end team is building out our web and mobile presence using React, Redux, and Webpack along with some very sophisticated data visualizations. Our back-end team is using Scala, Akka, Postgres and other open-source technologies to build a micro-services architecture that can scale to handle our ambitious roadmap. Our quantitative engineering team is researching and building novel financial strategies to widen our competitive advantage. Our dev-ops team is creating a development and production environment with Docker and Kubernetes to keep us nimble. Product Management sits in the middle of it all to make it happen. 

 

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  • Location
    New York, New York
  • Department
    Platform Solutions
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced