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Product Manager, Payments



Princeton, NJ, USA
Posted on Saturday, September 16, 2023
About Oxygen:
Oxygen is a modern financial platform designed for the 21st-century economy, tailored to meet the unique needs of today's consumers and small businesses (freelancers, solopreneurs and modern SMBs). We believe beauty lies in simplicity, from design to utility, and build our ever-growing product suite with this in mind. And we’re just getting started. At Oxygen, we’re focused on lifting up those who dare to push boundaries and redefine what's possible by delivering on our promise to be a more fair financial partner. The next generation building the future is writing their own rules and shattering expectations. So are we. For those who reject the status quo, welcome to Banking for the Extraordinary. Let's create the future!
About the role:
We’re looking for a smart and motivated individual to help us build our payments solution that enables Oxygen’s customers to move their money. As Product Manager you will be responsible for maximizing the value of our products and the work of the engineering teams. You are accountable for answering the questions: 1) What products and features should we build and why; and 2) How do we deliver these products and features to market? You will join the Product Team, reporting to the VP of Product and you’ll be responsible for leading an agile team.

What you’ll do:

  • You are responsible for the end-to-end product development process: ideation, planning, execution & adoption
  • Develop a Product Strategy & Roadmap
  • Conduct deep research of the market, competitors, customer trends & technology to inform strategy
  • Develop business cases for potential products improvements
  • Sequence new features and product improvements in a Roadmap
  • Generate, maintain & prioritize the Product Backlog
  • Identify real customer problems to be solved through ideation and turn them into a product backlog
  • Gather detailed requirements relating to new features & products and generate artifacts developers need: e.g. user stories, process maps and detailed workflows
  • Refine the Product Backlog by ensuring each user story has acceptance criteria
  • Drive the delivery of the Product Backlog
  • Deliver the specification of projects needed to ship new features & products
  • Participate in all agile ceremonies: standups, planning, reviews & retrospectives
  • Facilitate discussions across the agile delivery team to ensure problems are solved and blockers unblocked
  • Communicate performance
  • Project management
  • Manage cross functional stakeholders: customers, developers, marketing, operations & compliance:
  • Collaborate with customers & colleagues, including facilitating workshops, to develop new ideas for features & products
  • Prioritize features & products based on customer, commercial & strategic value
  • Communicate performance of products to stakeholders
  • Drive adoption of new products working closely with marketing and customer success

About you:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Technology, Business, Marketing, or relevant field
  • 3+ years proven experience in Product Management, preferably in Fintech or tech start-up
  • Demonstrable success in delivering product features while working with agile frameworks
  • Exceptional analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Self-starter who can deal with ambiguity and takes ownership for getting things done
  • Team player comfortable working in a high growth start-up firm
  • Strong cross-functional collaboration skills, fostering cooperation and alignment across teams along with great communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills; Ability to react and respond to the critical demands of the department with competing deadlines
  • Excellent technical skills must be able to use both PC and Mac operating systems and proficient in google suite products, data analysis and internet technologies

Major pluses:

  • Have experience in hyper-growth, start-up environment
  • Show an appreciation for nuance and a desire to build consensus in a diverse and multicultural environment
Compensation and Benefits:
The final compensation package for this role will be determined during the interview process and is based on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, geographic location, internal equity, education, skill set, experience and training.
Oxygen also offers comprehensive benefits, including stock options, medical, dental, and vision plans, flexible spending accounts, pre-tax commuter benefits, a retirement plan, flex time off, paid parental leave, employer paid disability coverage, and additional health and wellbeing perks and benefits. Oxygen reserves the right to amend or modify employee perks and benefits at any time.
Not sure you qualify?
Don’t meet every single requirement? At Oxygen, we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.
Oxygen provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.
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