PRODUCT MANAGER

WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR?

MAXEX is looking for a Product Manager with at least 5 or more years’ experience owning the roadmap and backlog for a SaaS or software product. Special consideration will be given to candidates with mortgage technology experience or related FinTech experience.

We need someone who bridges technical and business worlds with ease. On the business side, you must leverage or quickly develop deep understanding of the secondary mortgage market. You ideally have business understanding of one of the following: how mortgages are priced and evaluated when sold by originators to investors, on both a new origination flow basis and in a bulk trade pool of loans; loan origination systems (e.g. Ellie Mae Encompass) and mortgage pricing engines; loan quality control, including document classification and OCR / data extraction;  systems and data formats used by mortgage servicers, subservicers and master servicers; loan pricing and delivery to GSEs such as Fannie Mae, utilizing MISMO data formats.

On the technical side, you will be working with teams of engineers based in Atlanta, Lithuania and India. MAXEX maintains a current platform built on .NET and SQL Server, while the company is also building a new platform utilizing leading-edge cloud-native technologies (mostly Amazon AWS services such as DynamoDb and S3). Both platforms interface with partner systems, exchanging documents and data in a variety of formats. You should have experience with at least one of these technology stacks, and/or experience with systems integration in the mortgage industry.

 

You will be working in a team of like-minded product management and product design professionals. Together, this team is responsible for the product roadmap of the current and next generation platform.

At a minimum, you must have strong Agile experience, with experience managing priorities, writing user stories, maintaining a backlog and working collaboratively with your scrum teams to drive results. Ideally you will have experience with SAFe and be SAFe certified. You should be comfortable working in a high growth environment, juggling multiple demands and effectively driving yourself and your team to consistently and regularly deliver value to users.

To achieve its business goals, MAXEX solutions must be scalable, easy to integrate with and provide a modern user experience. You must have strong capabilities in at least one of the following: building modern, highly scalable platforms; APIs and complex integrations; modern user experience design, utilizing systems thinking and design thinking.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Understand customer needs, business goals, and the market (experience with Value Proposition Design or similar framework is a plus)

  • Develop roadmap for software that has internal and external customers and users

  • Act as Product Owner in agile development process, submitting and accepting thorough user stories for development 

  • Lead and participate in project related meetings with internal and external customers

  • Maintain industry knowledge and enhance subject matter expertise, identify trends and changes in client and competitor behaviors, and keep abreast of changing regulatory requirements 

  • Coordinate sales, marketing, product development, implementations and client support with vendor partners and internal service partners 

  • Work closely with senior and executive level management to align product strategy with corporate goals and to provide transparency on roadmap and execution

  • Deliver training to convey an understanding of the products and client usage 

  • Develop and maintain client-facing collateral and internal documentation to support sales and commercialization processes, including the publication of internal and externally facing release notes   

  • Comply with and enforce company policies and procedures

QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in related technical field required 

  • 5+ years of proven experience as a Product Manager or similar role 

  • Experience in the Mortgage industry strongly preferred 

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required 

  • Problem solving aptitude 

  • Agile software development process experience (SAFe preferred)

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills, team player required

  • Ability to work independently and efficiently with minimal supervision 

  • Proven ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority 

  • Must be adaptable to change and comfortable working in high growth environments

WHY SHOULD YOU CONSIDER US?

  • We are “one team” with singleness of purpose.  We value the diversity and the uniqueness of every individual and their contributions.

  • We are committed to the relentless pursuit of innovation solutions.  We celebrate success.  When we don’t get it right, we learn from our mistakes and encourage one another to try again.

  • We embrace transparency and candor, encourage our employees to be enthusiastic and encouraging. To work hard and to have fun!

OTHER POSITION INFORMATION:

 

  • Competitive salary

  • Health Insurance, Dental Insurance & Vision Insurance

  • Paid vacation and holidays

  • Remote work environment

Please submit resumes to careers@maxex.com

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