Principal Product Manager, Loan Origination Systems

Blend San Francisco , CA 94118

Posted 1 week ago

As a Product Manager at Blend, you will build the technology that powers the future of lending. We are looking for someone who is a true problem-solver at heart. You don't shy away from new challenges; the harder the problem, the better.

You are intensely focused on identifying problems and finding the right solution and are willing to take risks and experience failure along the way. You thrive in a fast-paced and results-oriented environment. You are design-oriented, think in terms of key performance indicators (KPIs), and enjoy learning about and applying new technologies to solve customer problems in a user-centric way.


  • Drive the strategy and execution for product, business, partnership, and 3rd parties in how Blend works with the core system of record and compliance for mortgage lenders (the Loan Origination System, or LOS), navigating the challenging coopetition landscape in service of our shared customers and business goals

  • Craft and evangelize the vision and strategy for your area that aligns with our broader business goals and delivers value to our current and future consumers and lenders

  • Drive platform scale and extensibility, enabling others to leverage new capabilities and build out integrations in the ecosystem

  • Thoughtfully challenge assumptions and push cross-functional teams to find better solutions while also moving fast

  • Collaborate closely with engineering and design teams to ship and iterate for maximum impact and quick learning (including crafting strategies and specs, driving alignment and reviews, managing in-flight work, and understanding and sharing outcomes)

  • Build cross-functional relationships and handle complex projects across internal and external teams, including strong partnerships with customers


  • 5+years experience building extraordinary software as a Product Manager

  • The ability to make decisions in the face of uncertainty and with incomplete information, and an eagerness to learn from the outcomes

  • Strong analytical skills, with the ability to gather data, both qualitative and quantitative, emerge with insights, and make and communicate well-reasoned decisions

  • Technical fluency that enables you to creatively explore possibilities and challenge constraints with engineering, with demonstrated ability to earn the respect of talented engineers

  • Excellent written and verbal reasoning and communication skills

  • A desire to move fast and act with confident humility

Nice to Have

  • Experience in the financial services, lending, and/or enterprise software

  • Experience building API-driven platforms and working with third-party developers

  • Experience shipping successful integrations third-party systems

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, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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