Mid - level Agile Product Manager

Richmond, VA 23238 or McLean, VA or Remote
Job Terms:
$55-65/hour W2 + benefits
Start date:
Posted By:
Chelsea Caudill

Job Description:

AQUENT is seeking a back-end Product Manager in Richmond, VA OR McLean, VA for our top financial services / FinTech client. The hiring manager for this opportunity is also open to remote talent. This is a stable, 40-hour a week assignment that will go to the end of 2021 + potential for extensions. 

Our ideal Product Manager will have experience with working with / on products that have a back-end api component, or other similar technical software products. We are looking for a Mid-level Product Manager who has at least 2+ years of experience working as a Product Manager in an Agile environment. This will be an excellent fit for you if you are looking to get a foot in the door with a Fortune 50 organization with an amazing culture, where people genuinely love working. 

Product Manager - What you’ll bring:

  • A bias toward action and a proven track record of delivering minimum viable products to market at rapid speed
  • Excellent communication skills to navigate a large organization and inspire teams
  • Ability to proactively identify impediments on the critical path and remove them
  • A structured problem-solving approach to help a team work through a wide range of issues
  • Intellectual curiosity for emerging technologies and engineering challenges
  • Ability to prioritize across different types of value dimensions
  • Ability to actively seek out multiple opinions, yet make independent decisions and influence positive outcomes

Product Manager Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or military experience
  • At least 3 years of product management experience
  • At least 2 years of experience working with an Agile delivery methodology

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3+ years of experience in API management, software development
  • 3+ years of experience in data technologies, data modeling, and ensuring a high bar of data quality through reconciliation and analytics
  • 2+ years of experience managing cross-functional teams
  • 1+ years of experience in Financial Services Industry

As a member of the product team, you'll be on point for:

  • Defining and owning the product backlog for the development teams.
  • Defining product KPIs and success metrics.
  • Defining, building towards, and launching key capabilities for the modern Core processing platform.
  • Leading discussions with lines of business to understand capability intent to support their product roadmap
  • Leading internal customer research for core processing capability (such as transaction processing, interest accruals, fees, and account servicing maintenance) and synthesizing it into new platform capabilities
  • Defining, building towards, and launching MVPs that turn into successful products.

Client Description:

This client puts its money where its mouth is. As a leading financial services and tech company, they’re constantly pushing the envelope to adapt and stay ahead of trends - whether it’s trends in financial products or in the way they treat their customers. Our client sets the bar in customer experience.

Our Talent are working with “best-in-class” global marketing teams on omni-channel campaigns, leveraging innovative technologies to drive customer engagement. AQUENT Talent work alongside full-time employees presenting ideas to stakeholders and influencing business decisions every day.

Working here:

  • You’ll be pushed to bring thoughtful creative and marketing ideas to the table

  • You’ll be collaborating in an Agile environment to deliver purposeful projects

  • You’ll be working with a global brand - meeting customers where they live by leveraging AI, ML and VR