Title: Product Manager
FLSA Status: Exempt
Department: Enterprise Execution
Location: Plymouth Meeting (PA)
Reports To: TBD
The Product Manager serves as the primary technology owner for the NewRez consumer-facing tools including the borrower portal, servicing portals, and online application. The Product will be responsible for the success of the product from strategic planning through tactical execution and implementation. The Product Manager interfaces with the rest of the Enterprise Execution team, IT as well as the business leaders to understand the requirements, usage and key challenges of the technology platform. The Product Manager uses that information to create a roadmap for refinement and transformation balancing short-term enhancements and bugs alongside a long-term vision and transformational goals. They will work hands-on with the IT Development Team (internal as well as vendor), Project Managers, Business Analysts and others to continually refine and improve the platform with the ultimate goal of supporting efficiency within the business and allow for increased profitability while retaining New Penn's concentration on regulatory compliance and overall organizational excellence.
Oversite of the technology around consumer-facing tools building a long-term software roadmap and short-term execution plan to deliver an industry-leading platform.
Performs conceptual design work for technology products and enhancements including wire-frames and detailed specification documentation.
Organize platform prioritization with thorough understanding of various needs and level-of-effort to implement.
Drive solution through multiple functional areas including Enterprise Execution (Project Managers, Business Analysts, SQA), IT Development, and other impacted groups such as Risk, Origination Channels, Capital Markets/Secondary.
Manage feedback loop from product customers understand user experience and satisfaction and translate into improvement plan / roadmap.
Responsibilities can include analysis, consultancy, development, project management and testing work
Function as "light app" developer within rapid application development platform(s) for prototype or production applications.
Performs related duties as assigned by supervisor
Education and Experience Requirements
Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
Minimum of three (3) years of experience in mortgage lending, financial services technology, or other related field
Mortgage related experience across different areas of responsibility (e.g. Processing/sales/compliance or retail/wholesale/correspondent channels)
Experience with technology development, programming, business analyst responsibilities, project management or other areas of responsibility that align to design and implementation of change (process and/or technology)
Specific knowledge of rapid application development platforms or other company platforms preferred
Requires knowledge of mortgage lending operations in the financial services industry
Knowledge, Skill and Ability Requirements
Demonstrated exceptional ability to effectively interact with cross functional teams
Analytical talent able to quickly engage and learn new processes and analyze for opportunities
Thorough understanding of software development lifecycle and modern programming concepts
Programming or developer experience preferred experience writing code for web-based platforms
Strong organization skills, project management experience a strong positive
Communication skills, verbal and written, capable of expressing complex issues to a broad audience
New Penn Financial