Product

Product Manager - Configurable Components

Blend is a diverse team of problem solvers who believe that the world’s financial resources should be more accessible. Our cloud banking platform is used by Wells Fargo, U.S. Bank, and over 330 other financial services firms to acquire more customers, increase productivity, and deliver end-to-end digital experiences. Our software enables our customers to process an average of more than $5 billion in loans per day, making it possible for consumers to reach their financial goals faster and lead better lives. Come do work that matters.

The health and safety of our team is our top priority. As such, all employees working in the U.S. whose positions involve in-person interaction with other employees or third parties are required to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19. More details will be shared during the recruiting process.

 

Our Platform team is growing. This team is responsible for building and continuously evolving our API-first, extensible platform to catapult Blend into a much larger market to serve the needs of any financial product, in addition to our flagship mortgage and consumer banking businesses. 
 
Our best-in-class modular, component-based, low to no-code platform allows financial institutions of all sizes to innovate, iterate rapidly, and continuously deliver data-driven, personalized, digital experiences to their customers. Sound interesting? Read on.
 
As a Product Manager of the platform, you will be responsible for ideating, iterating, and delivering standard configurable components as aggregate services or reusable UI components with self-contained integrations. You’ll partner closely with the Blend field, engineering, and product teams cross-functionally. Through this partnership, you will better understand their product objectives, partner with our customers to understand their complex workflows and define and execute a platform roadmap. Your roadmap will enable faster development and deployment, greater extensibility of shared components and services, and the foundation for the future of product experiences across all our verticals and our customer’s bespoke needs.

How you'll contribute: 

  • Partner with cross-functional teams, distill complex challenges, manage competing priorities, identify, define and deliver a coherent and compelling set of configurable components and public APIs for the Blend Platform.
  • Work across product, engineering, field, and executive teams to successfully propel core platform initiatives forward, evangelize and achieve internal adoption.
  • Leverage your technical understanding to deeply comprehend engineering problems, deliver detailed specifications, and speak confidently about what the team is working on, critical technical decisions, and the trade-offs of various approaches internally within Blend and externally with our customers and partners.
  • Work with our customers and internal product verticals to identify commonalities and shared experiences, reduce duplication, and accelerate delivery.

Who you are: 

  • 8+ years of technical product management delivering SaaS
  • You can identify problems and seek solutions in ambiguous spaces.
  • You have a proven history of shipping and iterating successful platforms.
  • Can effectively communicate, provide context, set direction, evangelize and drive cross-functional alignment and adoption
  • Can map and communicate how engineering system design decisions relate to customer, business, and company outcomes
  • Strong communication skills - you can operate strategically and deep dive into the technical details with ease.
  • Possess deep technical knowledge around complex web application architecture, developer and visual builder tools
  • Background in computer science or working knowledge of component-based architectures or experience building or scaling APIs strongly preferred

Benefits and Perks: 

  • Meaningful equity and a 401(k) plan
  • Comprehensive health benefits
  • Wellness benefits covering a variety of wellness activities, gym memberships, fitness classes and more
  • 16 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Generous vacation policy
  • Bi-Weekly remote all hands

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Blend is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity, inclusion and belonging. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We will consider for employment all qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with applicable laws.
 
If you have a disability and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to applying for employment, please contact Blend at (650) 550-4810 or hraccessibility@blend.com.