Senior Product Manager, Capital at Affirm

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Affirm is reinventing credit to make it more honest and friendly, giving consumers the flexibility to buy now and pay later without any hidden fees or compounding interest.

Capital is the lifeblood of Affirm. Without consistent access to liquidity or sufficient cash flow visibility, Affirm simply wouldn’t function. And as Affirm continues its rapid growth, it’s critical for the company to scale its funding capacity to support the billions of dollars in loans that Affirm underwrites every year.

That’s where Capital Product comes in. The Capital Product team is responsible for conceiving, designing, and building the next generation of tools and processes required to scale Affirm’s intricate Capital operations.

We’re looking for an outstanding product manager who is not bound to the existing paradigms of traditional banks. You’ll drive innovative solutions while partnering with diverse internal stakeholders across capital markets, treasury, strategic finance, and accounting functions. You are comfortable working with designers and engineers in a technology driven agile environment. And most of all, you are motivated by a desire to reimagine how a bank should operate, supporting Affirm’s mission to deliver honest financial products that improve lives.

What you'll do

  • Establish yourself as a critical trusted partner of our internal Capital teams, i.e., your core users
  • Be passionate about the subject matter and workflows that drive Affirm’s Capital operations
  • Become recognized as a domain expert in the subject matter and workflows that drive Affirm's Capital operations.  
  • Define and drive product strategy for your product area in collaboration with the head of capital product and company executives
  • Collaborate across functions – including engineering, design, capital, legal, compliance, and others – to successfully launch and scale internal products
  • Analyze the impact of product features and define metrics for success
  • Optimize user flows and process using controlled experiments and user testing

What we look for

  • Passion and seek to change consumer finance for the better
  • Prior product or relevant experience in finance, treasury, or debt capital markets a big plus
  • Experience designing products for internal and external facing partners with hard SLAs
  • Track record of successfully launching and growing software products and services
  • Clear and compelling in written and verbal communication, with experience crafting specs and designs around user stories
  • Obsesses over getting the details right but knows how to ship on time
  • Driven to question assumptions and validate hypotheses
  • Familiarity with SQL and Excel for product analysis
If you got to this point, we hope you're feeling excited about the job description you just read. Even if you don't feel that you meet every single requirement, we still encourage you to apply. We're eager to meet people that believe in Affirm's mission and can contribute to our team in a variety of ways – not just candidates who check all the boxes.
 
At Affirm, "People Come First" is a core value and that’s why diversity and inclusion are vital to our priorities as an equal opportunity employer. You can read about our D&I program here and our progress thus far in our 2019 D&I report.
 
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Technology we use

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An Insider's view of Affirm

What's something quirky about your company?

1 - In the early days, the sales team would strike a loud gong whenever they signed a deal, our engineering release emails for new features paled in comparison. One day an engineer brought in his tuba and in that moment, the deploy tuba was born, thoroughly one-upping the sales-gong. Now, several years later, tuba emojis are a company staple.

Sam

Senior Staff Software Engineer

What kinds of technical challenges do you and your team face?

The integrations team interacts with many other teams across GTM, Ops, and Engineering. It's one of the best parts of being on this team because it makes the work we do varied and interesting. I'm most excited about working with those teams to define the right amount of process and ownership so that we are as productive as possible.

Yoav

Manager, Strategic Integrations

How does the company support your career growth?

One of the greatest things about working at Affirm is that everyone around you is invested in helping you to learn and grow. I have been so impressed by the support and encouragement I have received from everyone across the company in taking on new projects and exploring different areas of the business outside of my day to day.

Elizabeth

Account Executive

What are Affirm Perks + Benefits

Affirm Benefits Overview

We’re excited to announce that Affirm is now a remote-first company! The majority of our roles can be accomplished anywhere in the U.S. and Canada (with the exception of Quebec). While most Affirmers will have the option to choose a remote-first accommodation, our offices in San Francisco, New York City, Pittsburgh, Chicago, and Salt Lake City will remain operational and accessible for anyone to use on a voluntary basis.

BENEFITS + PERKS include:
- Lead a healthy life: Generous coverage for health, dental, vision, life and disability insurances for you and your dependents.
- Learn and grow: We offer a significant stipend toward your personal career development.
- Be there when it counts: Take care of your loved ones with our parental leave, and find support at the office with our dedicated Mother's room and [email protected] Employee Resource Group.
- Take Time Off: We offer generous paid time off so you can always be at your best.
- Feel invested: We offer meaningful equity so you have ownership in what we are building.
- Get active: You can apply our monthly wellness stipend toward fitness classes and memberships.
- Know the product: We offer a monthly stipend for purchases with Affirm.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Affirm Cares is a 501(C)3 employee foundation dedicated to supporting causes in our communities. In Chicago, Affirm partners with the Chicago Coalition for the Homeless.
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Diversity manifesto
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
The vision benefits plan covers 100% for annual eye exams with $250 for glasses and contact lenses.
Health Insurance Benefits
Acme's health insurance policy covers up to 95% of out of pocket expenses.
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Flexible Work Schedule
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Acme Co. hosts company outings Monthly.
Stocked Kitchen
Some Meals Provided
Happy Hours
Recreational Clubs
Fitness Subsidies
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
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