AltaML - Senior Product Manager - AlphaLayer (FinTech)

AltaML is a fast-growing company that focuses on applied Machine Learning (ML). We partner with industry to co-develop AI/ML powered products. We are experts in ML commercialization and help our industrial partners gain a competitive advantage by combining their data and domain expertise with our analytics and ML proficiency. Our Downtown office is located in the heart of the innovation district. Data informs our every move, and we aim to work quickly, collaboratively and creatively. 

This position is in our AlphaLayer division that focuses on building transformative products within the investment management and services space.

Our core values speak volumes about who we are and how we work:

  • Humble – Listen to the data

  • Happy – Tap-dance to work

  • Gritty – Be persistent, not complacent

  • Agile – Make small bets, then iterate

Job Title: Senior Product Manager (AlphaLayer)
Position Type: Full-time
Salary Range: Competitive
Application Deadline: Until Position is Filled, Send application to chad@altaml.com
Start Date: TBD
Location: 12th Floor, 10130 - 103 Street, Edmonton
Reports to: VP, Product

Role:

The Product Team is looking for a highly-motivated Senior Product Manager (AlphaLayer) to lead the organizations AlphaLayer division and build transformative products addressing problems in the investment management and services space. 

As a Senior Product Manager (AlphaLayer) you will interact with all stages of the team from our external partners to our technology and data science teams to build products that solve problems, drive business goals, and make a meaningful impact. By leveraging your understanding of business and technology you will help discover and rapidly iterate towards solutions that drive outcomes. 

You are responsible for crafting the product vision, building out the strategic roadmap, leading successful product launches, and driving product growth. You will be joining of data specialists and machine learning developers to execute on the developed vision.

Key Tasks and Responsibilities:

  • Work with all stakeholders to build and execute on product strategies.

  • Create product roadmaps to drive and manage product development.

  • Complete research and data collection to ensure data driven decision making within the AlphaLayer team. 

  • Develop and analyze metrics to test and optimize products against.

  • Develop relationships with our external partners and customers to guide product strategies, generate feedback, and deliver results.

  • Present and update on efforts to the executive team.

  • Work collaboratively with the software development and data science teams to ensure clear communication of objectives, prioritization, iteration, and successful delivery.

  • Write requirements and user stories, create simple wireframes, prototypes, and develop test, release, and feedback plans.

  • Research product trends to keep up to date with the rapidly evolving world of technology in the finance space.

Education and Training:

  • Minimum of a Bachelor’s Degree

  • Additional focus given to those with a focus in Computer Science, Finance

Requirements:

  • Problem solving, strategic thinker who can see the big picture and distill it into prioritized, actionable tasks.

  • Significant experience in product management and project management.

  • Background in finance domains.

  • Effective listener that can quickly get to the root problems/opportunities of customers

  • Confident, clear, and concise oral and written communicator.

  • Ability to balance requests and a backlog of tasks with available capacity.

  • Passion for building transformative products that solve real-problems.

  • Excels in a fast paced environment with the ability to manage multiple high priority projects at once.

  • Bonus experience: machine learning.

Note:

You will be required to undergo the following checks during the hiring process: 

  • Background

  • Education 

  • Criminal

  • Credit

  • References

Benefits:

The chance to get in on the ground floor of a rapidly growing organization with an entrepreneurial mindset.

  • Fast-paced environment with meaningful career paths.

  • Competitive compensation.

  • Flexible work hours, we don’t watch the clock.

  • No set vacation, take the time you need.

  • Transportation benefits.

  • Health benefits plan.

  • Downtown office located in the heart of the innovation district.

Core Competencies:

 At AltaML, we provide significant flexibility to our staff with work hours and vacations. A high level of mutual respect must be formed early on to ensure this situation is successful. We are looking for an individual who shows solid initiative and desire to learn and who hits the ground running as soon as they hit their desk in the morning.