Product Manager

Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Department: 1993

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

With “life banking”, Aequilibrium changes how people bank, pay, and manage their finances. We are looking for a Product Manager (PM) to drive our own fintech product roadmap. You’ll bring together business acumen and deep customer insights and empathy, a passion for building seamless digital experience, and a good grasp of technology and trends. You’ll be responsible for working with our leadership team to translate our company vision into a prioritized backlog with milestones and product releases. You’ll work closely with our leadership team to understand market trends, customer needs, competition, to identify priorities and risk, and to ship winning digital products, fast.

Responsibilities:

  • Develop product roadmaps through deep understanding of industry trends, customer insights, competitive landscape, and technology trends
  • Envision, design and deliver our game-changing “life banking” product
  • Define and prioritize the product backlog, identifying key features and milestones
  • Perform Product, Release and Iteration Planning sessions, driving the product development team using Lean Startup and Agile methodology
  • Be able to perform both strategically (by participating in discussions with our exec team and SMEs), and tactically (be involved hands-on to drive the product backlog, understand the technical challenges and opportunities, write user stories and receive the product demos at the end of each Agile Iteration)
  • Work with our Product Marketing team to research trends, identify opportunities and unmet needs, and determine the competitive landscape
  • Work with our Director of Product Design to determine the key personas and user scenarios, extract key features, and define frictionless user experiences
  • Work closely with the technology team, be involved hands-on in the product delivery process, from backlog grooming and prioritization, to iteration planning and writing user stories

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Experience as a Product Manager, building winning digital products for web, mobile or IoT. Fintech expertise is a big bonus
  • Deeply understand the financial services ecosystem, immersed in the latest trends and technologies
  • Advanced knowledge of Lean Startup and Agile Delivery practices
  • Internet and retail experience strongly preferred
  • Strong analytical and technical skills
  • Passionate about building great products and solving customer and business problems
  • Demonstrated experience in improving conversion rates through analytics, UX design, and A/B testing
  • Ability to drive creation of platform documentation (not write it, but review it for completeness, accuracy, and adherence to requirements)

Soft Skills:

  • Customer focused and committed to excellence.
  • Amazing problem solving, organizational, and analytical skills
  • Knowledge leader in evolving product strategies based on customer development and industry trends

Education:

  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related field (or equivalent)
  • 5-7 years experience in building digital products for financial services or retail

About Aequilibrium:

Speed. That’s something we’re known for around here. We work fast. Really fast. Our team uses Agile methodologies and Lean Startup principles to deliver our clients’ projects before the competition.

We’re a digital product studio which brings together product managers, designers and developers dedicated to creating winning web, mobile and IoT solutions. We plan, design, architect and build technology platforms and products—delivering world-class technology solutions for companies such as Hootsuite, Central 1 Credit Union, Monexa, Minnesota State Government, and Grideo.

We have a casual and collaborative working environment and support flexible schedules. We're big on technology and creativity, and we believe that through teamwork (and several pints of Earnest Ice Cream and a few growlers from 33 Acres) we can reach amazing feats. Our office is located near Cambie and 8th, surrounded by pretty sweet coffee shops and eateries (Oh why hello there, Milano Coffee Roasters, Elysian Coffee and an awesome rotation of food trucks).

If you feel you’ll thrive in this environment and make a difference, you should definitely apply!

Learn more about our team:

aequilibrium.ca/a-team

The perks:

aequilibrium.ca/careers

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Check out some of our recent press:

BetaKit | Business in Vancouver | Small Business BC


 

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