Product Manager, Loan Application

United States Product

Blend helps lenders maximize their digital agility. Our digital lending platform is used by Wells Fargo, U.S. Bank, and other leading financial institutions to increase customer acquisition, improve productivity, and accelerate the delivery of any banking product across every channel. We process more than $3.5 billion in mortgages and consumer loans daily, helping millions of consumers get into homes and gain access to the capital they need to lead better lives.

Blend’s Mortgage Group is responsible for powering the core functionality of Blend’s lending platform that enables mortgage lenders to deliver a more frictionless, compliant, and accessible digital experience to their customers. From powering an industry leading borrower application experience, to providing innovative tools for loan origination teams, to driving automation in the processing and fulfillment of loan applications, this team is the reason over 300 mortgage banks and lenders trust Blend as their end-to-end digital lending platform.

The Loan Application team is at the center of our lending platform for loan origination teams. This person is responsible for supporting the end-to-end loan application and all the key workflows loan teams use to qualify borrowers, some of which will become new product lines over time. This person is also responsible for ensuring our workflows can support all loan types our mortgage lenders originate, expanding our workflow to support loan teams further into the origination process, and building new features to connect into our ecosystem of partners and service providers used by our customers. As the Product Manager, you will own the strategy, roadmap, and outcomes for the product. You will work closely with engineering, product design, and peers in mortgage team, as well as cross-functionally with business partners and customers.

How you'll contribute: 

  • Deeply understand the customers eg banks and lenders the pain points they face to inform our strategy
  • Work closely with cross-functional product and engineering teams to build solutions that simplify the complex, confusing, and opaque steps into delightful experience and drive productivity
  • Drive execution of the your team’s roadmap by clearly defining and communicating the roadmap and priority, and ensuring that your team has the critical inputs to ship features and build operational capability with high quality and in a timely manner
  • Partner with other mortgage teams like Mortgage Services to build a cohesive experience and with Borrower Experience to transform mortgage experience

Who you are: 

  • 5+ years of product management. Ability to identify, prioritize, and deliver value for the end-customer, the borrower. Ability to triangulate between consumer needs and customers needs
  • You have deep interest in consumer experiences and have worked in consumer or B2B2C product management
  • Metrics driven Product Management. Strong analytical skills, with the ability to gather both qualitative and quantitative data, emerge with insights and decisions
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills that build and foster cross-team collaboration and alignment on key outcomes and objectives
  • Strong business acumen. The ability to identify the where value is being extracted in the value chain and figure out how to extract it for consumers and our customers

Bonus Points!

  • You have built successful products from ground level
  • Fintech experience

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
  • Daily meal stipend during COVID-19 (lunch, dinner, snacks, and Pizza Fridays when working from the office)
  • Diversity and inclusion training 
  • Four months of paid parental or personal leave
  • Generous vacation policy, company-wide mental health days during COVID-19
  • Work from home office set up stipend and internet stipend during COVID-19
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.

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