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Technical Program Manager

Company: Earnin
Location: Palo Alto
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

About Earnin:

Earnin is a community-supported financial platform with a suite of tools that let people take control of their financial future. Earnin started out by solving one of the greatest - and least discussed - inequities in the American financial system: the practice of employers paying workers bi-weekly. Earnin's core product, Cash Out, allows people to access the pay they've already earned. There are no loans or hidden costs. People pay what they choose. Other products include: Balance Shield, which helps prevent overdrafts, a financial calendar that helps people budget and schedule payments, and Tip Yourself - a revolutionary free social savings app.

Funding: Series C, current funding partners include Andreessen Horowitz, DST, Matrix Partners, Ribbit Capital, Felicis Ventures and March Capital.

Join us and help build a new financial system focused on fairness and people's needs.

You can help make a difference!

Position Summary:

We are looking for a motivated and talented Technical Program Manager to contribute to the design and development of our backend services. Working closely with a small team, the ideal candidate will make impactful decisions on the future of Earnin.

This is a remote position.

What You'll Do:

  • Support our Infrastructure Engineering team in managing projects and working with connected teams to improve the velocity of the organization.
  • Planning and designing projects and proactively monitoring progress, resolving issues and initiating appropriate corrective action
  • Bi-annual planning by defining objectives and Key Performance Indicators
  • Identifying and solving systemic, organizational-wide problems, while influencing and building strong relationships. Partners include Product Management, Engineering, and Finance teams to define needs to support strategic planning and execution as well as metrics, program requirements and scope.
  • Articulating to stakeholders your team's technology vision, requirements, goals and milestones and developing collaboration across teams and functions.
  • Integrating your technical knowledge and subject matter expertise to make data-driven decisions and influence business direction.
  • Developing and managing end-to-end project plans to ensure on-time delivery.
  • Providing hands-on program management during analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, and post implementation phases.
  • Performing risk and change management on projects.
  • Influencing program/product direction and simplifying complexity.
  • Leading technical discussions as a cross functional partner, and being a thought leader during product reviews. Taking ownership over designing and executing process and strategy frameworks that facilitate product-related goal setting, decision making, and business impact.
    What We're Looking For:
    • 5+ years experience as a project manager in a highly technical team
    • In-depth experience with Jira, Github or other project management tools
    • Experience implementing Agile and Scrum processes
    • Demonstrated ability to manage and prioritize multiple problems and issues
    • Excellent organizational skills and expertise in getting a team organized
    • A teamwork approach to work and collaborate with peers to solve problems when necessary
    • Outstanding collaboration skills and proven track record of driving cross functional projects to delivery.
    • PMP/PMI certifications are preferred.
      At Earnin, we believe that the best way to build a financial system that works for everyday people is by hiring a team that represents our diverse community. Our team is diverse not only in background and experience, but also in perspective. We celebrate our diversity and strive to create a culture of belonging. Earnin does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, legally protected medical condition, family care status, military or veteran status, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal laws. Earnin is an E-Verify participant.

      Earnin does not accept unsolicited resumes from individual recruiters or third party recruiting agencies in response to job postings. No fee will be paid to third parties who submit unsolicited candidates directly to our hiring managers or HR team.


Keywords: Earnin, Palo Alto , Technical Program Manager, IT / Software / Systems , Palo Alto, California

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