Product Owner – Risk & Proposal

WHAT WE DO

We are on a mission to empower the world to invest fearlessly.

Nitrogen is a client engagement platform for wealth management firms. We help our customers grow their business by providing a personalized client experience while increasing firmwide efficiency. We believe that people should have access to objective and easy-to-understand information as it relates to investing and their own financial futures. The wealth management firms we partner with do exactly that.

WHAT WE ARE ALL ABOUT

Nitrogen is defined by growth. We are a fast-paced, ever-evolving team that loves being at the forefront of technological innovation in the investing space. The work we do takes creative problem solving and a can-do attitude. Every member of our team is a critical player who takes accountability for their work and stewards it with excellence. As a company, we value each other by creating space for everyone to be heard and well supported. We achieve this goal through weekly team meetings, one-on-one managerial investment in each employee, and thorough feedback processes. We strive to create an atmosphere that is based on respect and communication, while also fostering an engaging and lively work environment. From all-staff meetings, to team build events, to department-wide retreats, we give everyone a seat at the table to contribute their best work and have fun along the way. We are highly collaborative, thoroughly engaged, and completely committed to bringing our best day-in and day-out. From the customers we support, to the careers we foster, we infuse growth and advancement into everything we touch.

Nitrogen is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage people from underrepresented groups to apply. We are committed to being fair and intentional in our hiring decisions by reviewing every application thoroughly.

WHAT YOU’LL BE WORKING ON

Empower fearless investing by maximizing customer satisfaction with the core workflows financial advisors take in Nitrogen. Identify, define, prioritize, and efficiently execute enhancements that maintain and expand quality and smoothness, as well as functionality and flexibility of best of breed risk and proposal features, contributing to both the experience of advisor direct customers as well as medium and large firms who expect an enterprise grade platform across that delivers high quality outcomes to all their advisors.

The Product Owner:

  • Understand the advisor persona and product vision, contribute to strategy, employ hyper-focused tactical decision-making that incorporates stakeholder feedback and technical feasibility to maximize delivered value at all times. 
  • Own short-to-medium term priorities and organized backlog, frequently collaborating with Product Managers, Engineering, Design, QA, Sales, Customer Operations, external tech vendors to dynamically adjust and communicate updates.
  • Apply an advanced, well-written understanding of concepts to the product in a way that expands functionality while minimizing complexity and use confusion.
  • Establish and refine data tracking metrics and objective goals to measure successful product delivery, adoption, usage, reliability, and stickiness.

Requirements

  • 2+ years of experience in B2B SaaS products; or 4+ years of experience in financial markets with a strong passion for improving technology tools.
  • Knowledge and experience of software development lifecycle (SDLC), including Scrum, Shape Up, and Agile software development methodologies.
  • Ability to communicate complex and detailed information in an organized and consumable format.
  • A collaborative working and communication style that brings out the best in team members from diverse backgrounds with complementary skills.
  • A builder of relationships necessary to make things happen — across a table or across the world.
  • Constant learner of wealth management workflows and technology needs.
  • Strong bias for action and ability to balance short and long term strategies. 
  • Capable of organizing the efforts of multiple teams, both internal and external, towards a common product goal and delivering within a time constraint.
  • A product evangelist and champion of your product, capable of communicating business opportunities at all levels of the organization, through both written presentation and compelling storytelling.
  • A keen reader of people and culture, capable of building the relationships necessary to make things happen in remote working environments.
  • Ability to balance data-driven decision making with intuitive interpretation of customer insights and feedback.
  • Flourishes in a non-structured environment, based upon autonomy, freedom, and teamwork, with the ability to make and execute on autonomous decisions.
  • An absolute relentless focus on customer delight and a deep desire to build and deliver products with integrity, to solve problems for our customers, that turn them into superheroes!

The expected total compensation range for this position is $80k – $90k.

Lesser experience may result in lower compensation and greater experience may result in greater compensation than the stated range.

Benefits

Financial Benefits & Perks

  • 4% 401(k) Match. Our employees invest so much in our company and we love getting to invest in them. The company will match your contributions dollar-for-dollar, up to 4% of your total annual compensation.
  • Free Financial Planning Services. By working at a financial technology company, you get the benefit of fantastic financial advice. This is offered to all employees wanting expert guidance on how to handle their money.

Health & Family

  • Medical, Dental & Vision insurance plans. We want to help keep you (and your family) healthy! Comprehensive health insurance options for you & your family.
  • Health Savings Accounts (HSA) or Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA) available depending on chosen medical plan. We know that investment risk isn’t a one-size-fits all and neither are your health savings options!
  • Generous maternity & paternity leave for either the birth or adoption of a child. Mom’s & Dad’s need time with their new family members!
  • Discounted pet insurance available. Pets are family too!!

Time Away & Culture

  • 3 weeks vacation & 1 week sick time per year.Take the time you need for fun or simply time to recover from not feeling well.
  • 11 paid company holidays per year. Enjoy your time off; you deserve it!
  • Remote & in-person team building activities help our employees stay connected and engaged. We absolutely love to hype our people up!
  • Company wide meetings held by our CEO benefit all employees by keeping everyone in the loop. We are one team, and we tackle projects together.
  • Employee development is our priority. From leadership training, to mentorship, to industry resources, we care about progressing you in your career.

WANT TO KNOW MORE?

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