Principal Product Owner, Mobile Platform
Who We Are
SoFi is a digital personal finance company whose mission is to help its members achieve financial independence to realize their ambitions, whether that be to buy a house one day, start a family on their own terms or be debt free. We aim to be at the center of our members’ financial lives, and to help every member Get Their Money Right®. By joining SoFi, you’ll become part of a forward-thinking company that is transforming financial services by embracing technology to build innovative loan products, investment tools, and more. One of the fastest growing fintech companies, we’ve grown from 250 employees in 2015 to over 1,500 employees today, and earlier this year surpassed 1 million members. With offices across the US, we offer the excitement of a rapidly growing startup with the stability of a seasoned management team and some of the best talent around. As an employer, we strive to hire employees who are committed to both our company’s mission and our desire to build the best culture in the world. If you are driven, passionate about what you do, and excited about the SoFi mission, we would love to hear from you.
As a Principal Product Owner, you will drive technology innovation in SoFI’s mobile applications. You will help create the long-term strategy, vision, and roadmap, with a high degree of ownership over the architecture and critical features for our members’ mobile experience.
This role is inherently cross-functional--you will work closely with engineering, design, operations, finance, and executive teams to set technology strategy, define and prioritize features. You'll bridge technical and business worlds engaging with matrixed teams including engineering, design, operations, legal, risk, compliance and you must drive internal stakeholder and partner engagements necessary for the on-time shipping of our apps.
As the Principal Product Owner, your role will be to take business requirements and convert them into mobile products. You will work on translating business goals into requirements for the Core Design and Mobile engineering teams. You’ll be responsible for driving key features as new capabilities are enabled on Apple and Google’s mobile platforms.
What You'll Do:
Drive disruptive innovative solutions in a customer centric environment
Build a vision, strategy and own a multi-year product roadmap
Break vision into phases, prioritize and drive backlogs for launch with your dedicated engineering teams
Own BI, instrumentation and data and analysis to drive deep understanding, innovation and product plans.
Lead teams in a fast paced agile environment
Work with internal project stakeholders from marketing, sales, operations, community and executive management to translate customer needs into a product.
Work closely with engineering to own and dive deep into backlogs , definition of done and technical details.
Lead extensive framework of experimentation in order to drive customer impact.
What You'll Need:
Bachelor's degree or higher with a technical discipline, or equivalent experience
Deep knowledge of iOS and Android platforms, as well a keen understanding of other mobile technologies such as Martech SDKs
Demonstrated experience shipping commercially successful consumer mobile applications
Superior communication skills, written and verbal
Experience presenting to C-level leadership
Proven management of complex product development cycles and highly technical solutions
Ability to work with remote teams
Track record of taking ownership and successfully delivering results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
Nice to Have:
MBA with BS or higher in Computer Science
10+ years product management
Passion for fintech
Ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage tradeoffs and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with internal and external partners
Why You'll Love Working Here:
Competitive salary packages and bonuses.
Comprehensive medical, dental, vision and life insurance as well as disability benefits.
90-100% of medical, vision, and dental premiums paid by SoFI for employees and their dependents.
Generous vacation and holidays
401(k) and education on retirement planning.
Tuition reimbursement on approved programs, up to $5,250 a year.
Monthly contribution to help you pay off your student loans.
Employer paid lunch program and subsidized gym membership.
Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
SoFi provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion (including religious dress and grooming practices), sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, breastfeeding, and conditions related to breastfeeding), gender, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, age (40 or over), physical or medical disability, medical condition, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military and/or veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable state or federal law.