Senior Product Manager

Remote

CircleUp harnesses the power of machine learning and predictive analytics to discover the fastest-growing companies in the consumer products sector. Our mission is to help entrepreneurs to thrive by giving them the capital and resources they need. The development ofHelio, our machine learning platform, allows us to uncover data and insights that enable faster, smarter decisions for our capital offerings byinvesting in a “systematic” fashion. We’re looking to scale these capabilities across our credit lending business to achieve  our mission. 

Our Credit business is growing and we are looking for a seasoned Product leader to help us scale our mission by disrupting how credit lending operates. We use data and insights previously unavailable in private markets to accelerate the pace of our lending deployment. We’re looking for someone who thrives on solving hard problems, and puts the customer first.  

CircleUp was awarded Best Institutional Investment Platform for the 2021 FinTech Breakthrough Awards. CircleUp was recently honored as one of Fast Company's Top 10 Most Innovative Companies in Data Science and has been named a CB Insights FinTech 250, a Top 5 Most Disruptive Company in Finance by CNBC, and to the Forbes FinTech 50. Founded in 2012, CircleUp is headquartered in San Francisco and backed by Union Square Ventures, GV, Canaan Partners, QED Advisors, and others.

Responsibilities:

  • Own and evolve our existing suite of Credit Lending tools and insights solutions serving our internal Credit business. Groundwork has been laid to accelerate the pace of Credit deployment, your role will be responsible for taking the Credit business to the next level of scaling deployment
  • Lead customer discovery, and become the in-house expert for your target customer set. Understand customer’s pain points and take action to solve them. You uncover problems, risks, and make trade-offs while collaborating with Engineering to build and iterate solutions the customer will value.
  • Be a leader and work cross-functionally with Engineering, Data Science, the General Manager of Credit and other stakeholders to prioritize business needs, translate needs into actionable requirements, define success metrics and lead the development plan
  • Identify opportunities for our Credit business units to grow by utilizing Helio and address inefficiencies in business processes that can be solved with innovative tooling
  • Partner closely with the General Manager of Credit to align on ways to support the growth through technology solutions.
  • Foster a collaborative culture that motivates the team towards achieving our mission.

Qualifications:

  • Strong product management discipline - must have experience with customer interviewing, synthesizing user feedback, prioritization frameworks and product delivery 
  • Demonstrated success in owning a product line or suite of data products
  • Experience working with machine learning engineers and data scientists to build data and insights products
  • You get excited about disrupting an entire industry within the private investment markets
  • You are a proactive self-starter with a bias toward action and the courage to overcome meaningful obstacles
  • Experience in credit lending, finance field, or insights solutions in general is greatly preferred 

If you got to this point, we hope you’re feeling excited about the job description you just read! Even if you feel that you don't meet all of the requirements and qualifications, we still encourage you to apply. We’re eager to speak with those who share our passion to help entrepreneurs thrive - not just those who match every bullet point in our job descriptions. 

CircleUp is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religious creed, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information, marital status (including registered domestic partnership status), sex and gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, lactation and related medical conditions), gender identity and gender expression (including transgender individuals who are transitioning, have transitioned, or are perceived to be transitioning to the gender with which they identify), age, sexual orientation, Civil Air Patrol status, military and veteran status and any other consideration protected by federal, state or local law. We encourage those who really want to make an impact to apply for our open positions.

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