Direct Product Manager, Banking System

Varo Money

Varo Money

San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 2, 2023
Varo is an entirely new kind of bank. All digital, mission-driven, FDIC insured and designed for the way our customers live their lives. A bank for all of us.

What you'll be doing

  • Be the Subject Matter Expert (SME) on the banking platform and core banking system
  • Drive the requirements for banking systems upgrades, migrations, enhancements and updates
  • Lead Design, build, and operate banking APIs, banking experiences, business processes, and features within a banking platform by defining capabilities, creating features and user stories
  • Responsible for specifications, manage a product backlog, provide production support, prioritize bugs and enhancements
  • Will be responsible to develop and document business and technical requirements, process flows, use cases, test plans and other work streams related activities and artifacts
  • Leads integration of banking API and data interfacesPrioritize strategic requests, contract and partner with external firms, execute changes in a high-quality fashion, and communicate progress to key stakeholders
  • Continuously review, manage and report progress on OKR's and KPI's
  • Lead vendor relationship management for banking platform
  • Ensure that banking product and technical decisions are aligned with the Bank's strategic goals

You bring the following required skills and experiences

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Engineering, Information Systems, or a closely related field (or foreign equivalent)
  • STEM Master's degree is a plus
  • 10+ years of experience in product management and engineering
  • 4+ years of banking platform product management or similar experience leveraging multiple banking technologies with a focus in retail banking
  • Experience with banking cores and payments systems - Temenos, FIS, Fiserv, Jack Henry & Associates in a plus
  • Experience with record keeping systems, and personal financial management preferred
  • Experience in defining, developing and managing APIs Proficient with agile/scrum methodologies
We recognize not everyone will have all of these requirements. If you meet most of the criteria above and you’re excited about the opportunity and willing to learn, we’d love to hear from you.
About Varo
Varo launched in 2017 with the vision to bring the best of fintech into the regulated banking system. We’re a new kind of bank – all digital, mission-driven, FDIC-insured, and designed around the modern American consumer.
As the first consumer fintech to be granted a national bank charter in 2020, we make financial inclusion and opportunity for all a reality by empowering everyone with the products, insights, and support they need to get ahead. Through our core product offerings and suite of customer-first features, we aim to address a broad range of consumer needs while profitably serving underserved communities that have been historically excluded from the traditional financial system.
We are growing quickly in our hub locations of San Francisco, Salt Lake City, and Charlotte along with colleagues located across the country. We have been recognized among Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies, Forbes’ Fintech 50, and earned the No. 7 spot on Inc. 5000’s list of fastest-growing companies across the country.
Varo. A bank for all of us.
Our Core Values
- Customers First
- Take Ownership
- Respect
- Stay Curious
- Make it Better
Varo is an equal opportunity employer. Varo embraces diversity and we are committed to building teams that represent a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.
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