Principal Product Manager, ML/AI Platform at Prosper Marketplace | Powderkeg

Location: United States

Employment Type: Full-Time Employee

Team: Product Management

About Us

Founded in 2005 as the first peer-to-peer marketplace lending platform in the U.S., Prosper was built on a simple idea: connect people who want to borrow money with those who want to invest. Since inception, Prosper has helped more than a million people gain access to affordable credit with over $20 billion in loans originated through its platform. Our mission is to help our customers advance their financial well-being through a variety of products including personal loans, home equity lines of credit (HELOC) and credit card. Our diverse culture rewards accountability and cross functional teamwork because we believe this encourages innovative thinking and helps us deliver on our mission.

We’re on a mission to hire the very best, and we are committed to creating exceptional employee experiences where everyone is respected and has access to equal opportunity. We realize that new ideas can come from everywhere. It is important to us that every hire connects with our vision, mission, and core values. Join a leading fintech company that’s democratizing finance for all!

Our Values

Diversity expands opportunities

_Collaboration creates better solutions _

Curiosity fuels our innovation

Integrity defines all our relationships

_Excellence leads to longevity _

_Simplicity guides our user experience _

Accountability at all levels drives results

COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

Prosper is continuing to grow our team during the COVID-19 pandemic, conducting fully remote hiring and onboarding processes. Our philosophy as a business is to approach the COVID-19 situation with empathy and urgency. Prosper’s top priority is the health and safety of our employees and of the communities we serve, including our customers, partners, prospects, and candidates. ** In accordance with this priority, along with our legal responsibility to provide and maintain a workplace that is safe and free of known hazards, we have adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy which requires all of our employees to receive vaccinations, unless they have an approved accommodation.**

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The Role

In this role you will focus on building our ML/AI Platform that powers all our products. This new Product Leader will work hand-in-hand with our Engineering, Decisioning, Risk, Operations, Marketing, and Product Line leaders to create our future AI platform. We’re looking for someone who can roll up their sleeves, understand platform capabilities, get into the data, define an ambitious roadmap, lead, and execute.

Problems You Will Solve

  • Evangelize the ML platform and its capabilities internally
  • Assemble an ROI-prioritized roadmap, and lead execution from concept, through launch, to analysis, optimization, and scaling
  • Lead partners and end users including business counterparts and engineering to understand dependency trade-offs that affect the customer experience. Work with credit risk, data scientists, operations, ops strategy, marketing, design, and engineering to achieve this goal
  • Help prioritize the platform roadmap with engineering, marketing, risk, operations, finance, and product
  • Know the metrics for which you, our team, and the company are responsible for; strive towards meeting those metrics
  • Participate in customer research, product discovery, market and competitive analysis
  • Craft business cases. Analyze the revenue and profit opportunity for new projects
  • Lead key projects from concept through planning to development, launch, and post-launch support
  • Act as the product owner for an Agile scrum team; partner with engineering to ensure team delivery and accountability
  • Act with sense of urgency, intellectual curiosity, go beyond boundaries of what your job description states

About You

  • You have a minimum 8+ years of Product Management experience at an internet or financial services company with extensive ML/AI experience, preferably in consumer finance
  • Previous engineering or technology architect experience a plus
  • You have in-depth experience in at least one of the following areas: Building APIs, enterprise software and infrastructure / tools; Fintech product management
  • You are highly quantitative, analytical and business-minded with an ability to pursue complex problems in an organized way
  • You are comfortable working closely with Engineering and have experience with Agile development
  • Strong communicator across different audiences and communication styles. Can simplify tough problems and effectively explain them to a non-technical audience.
  • You have a high energy, can-do attitude with willingness to do what it takes to get things done
  • You have strong organization, analytical, and planning skills. Ability to maintain multiple projects without compromising results
  • You have deep customer focus and experience with researching and determining customer needs
  • You are self-directed and able work independently, as well as work in a team-oriented environment
  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering or equivalent experience preferred
  • You love working with diverse teams and personalities
  • People love working with you

Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws.

Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)

Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO)

Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA)

_California applicants: please click here to view our California Consumer Privacy Act (“CCPA”) Notice for Applicants, which describes your rights under the CCPA: _

At Prosper, we're looking for people with passion, integrity, and a hunger to learn. We encourage you to apply even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description. Your unique skill set and diverse perspective will stand out and set you apart from other candidates. Prosper thrives with people who think outside of the box and aren't afraid to challenge the status quo. We invite you to join us on our mission to advance financial well-being.

Prosper is committed to an inclusive and diverse workplace. All aspects of employment including the decision to hire, promote, discipline, or discharge, will be based on merit, competence, performance, and business needs. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical​​​ condition, pregnancy, genetic information, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law, including the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. Prosper will consider for employment qualified applicants who are non-US citizens and will provide green card sponsorship.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Principal Product Manager, ML/AI Platform
  • Company
    Prosper Marketplace
  • Location
    San Francisco, CA
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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