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VP Product Management

DriveWealth

DriveWealth

Product
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Monday, June 3, 2024

DriveWealth is a global B2B financial technology organization dedicated to democratizing access to financial independence around the world. Our mission is realized through an API-based platform, empowering our partners to offer seamless investing and trading experiences to clients worldwide, all from their mobile devices.

Our technology provides partners with a modern, extensible toolkit, enabling traditional investment workflows and innovative techniques like fractional share ownership. DriveWealth has evolved into a global platform offering trading of US equities, mutual funds, ETFs, fixed income, and options.

We seek enthusiastic professionals to contribute diverse perspectives and experiences to our Brokerage-as-a-Service platform. Our culture blends the pace and opportunity of a tech start-up with the impact, stability, and significance of Wall Street. We encourage creativity and experimentation while ensuring institutional-grade execution and regulatory compliance in everything we do. We value diversity and inclusion, celebrating the unique differences of our employees as we scale and grow together. We’re guided by operating principles grounded in accountability, teamwork, integrity, and solutions built to scale. Join us!

About the Role

You’ll bring together your passion for product, leadership experience, and knowledge of financial markets to bring unique offerings to life (or improve those we have!) You’ll work with our global fintech partners to embed our offering into their mobile investment apps, focusing on optimizing a common platform across the product offering. You’ll identify and prioritize opportunities to simplify and improve our processes, design innovative solutions to modernize the trading experience and work cross-functionally to deliver scalable capabilities - all while ensuring adherence to regulatory and risk management guidelines. You’ll quarterback the commercial launch of your products, track adoption and usage, and continue to iterate and improve the platform over time. You’ll work closely with our sales and account teams to build relationships with our partners and our engineering teams to ensure we deliver value to partners and their users.

What You’ll Do

  • Deeply understand user needs by spending time with our B2B partners, analyzing data, and utilizing market and user research
  • Build a compelling vision and business case for new product offerings or enhancements to existing offerings
  • Define the product strategy and an ambitious product roadmap to deliver value to end users while driving business outcomes for DriveWealth and our partners
  • Partner effectively with your design, compliance, brokerage, operations, and engineering team to build, test, and launch products
  • Envision and explain how your product can be implemented within our partners’ investing apps and used by people to improve their financial lives
  • Drive Go-To-Market planning and execution to launch your products and drive adoption and usage
  • Be the leading voice of your products with both internal and external stakeholders
  • Foster a culture of high performance, collaboration, and accountability across your team through clear expectations, performance management, prioritization, and two-way feedback
  • See around the corner for risks, obstacles, and opportunities that could amplify or impede your responsibilities

What You’ll Need

  • 10+ years working in product management at a software company or financial firm
  • Demonstrated experience in defining and delivering on KPIs
  • Experience in Fintech or other highly integrated and regulated industries
  • Experience with brokerage technology, including trading, account services, settlement, and clearing
  • Demonstrated experience in defining and delivering a product roadmap
  • Ability to understand complex business problems and break them down into simple solutions that focus on customer and company needs
  • Empathy with end users and the ability to articulate how technical platform capabilities create value for them
  • Experience managing API-based products and working with external clients/partners to embed those APIs within their products
  • A proven track record of delivering high-quality, high-value software
  • Ability to use data and analytics to drive product strategy and decision-making
  • An open mind, flexibility around testing new approaches, and the ability to learn from failures and turn them into wins
  • Ability to work from our NYC office three days per week

Compensation
Compensation package offerings are based on candidate experience and technical qualifications, as it relates to the role. These are identified and determined throughout your interviewing experience.

Please note
: this role is expected to come into our office on a cadence set by the Hiring Manager/Team.

New York, NY (Hybrid) Pay Range
$255,000$325,000 USD

Benefits

  • Competitive medical, dental, and vision insurance options
  • Mental Health and family planning services
  • Unlimited paid time off with ten observed holidays
  • 16 weeks of paid parental leave for biological and adoptive parents
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits
  • $2,500 each year to invest in continued education and personal development
  • $75 a month in fitness and wellness reimbursement
  • Company-provided phone
  • Hybrid work experience that allows for flexibility
  • For in-office employees, a daily lunch stipend, unlimited snacks, and engaging office space in the Financial District

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

TO ALL AGENCIES: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of DriveWealth outside of the Talent organization. DriveWealth’s policy is to only accept resumes from agencies via Greenhouse (ATS). Agencies must have a valid services agreement executed and must have been assigned by the Talent team to a specific requisition. Any resume submitted outside of this process will be deemed the sole property of DriveWealth. In the event a candidate submitted outside of this policy is hired, no fee or payment will be paid.