Principal Product Manager (R11269)



India · Remote
Posted on Friday, December 8, 2023


Oportun (Nasdaq: OPRT) is a digital banking platform that puts its 1.9 million members' financial goals within reach. With intelligent borrowing, savings, budgeting, and spending capabilities, Oportun empowers members with the confidence to build a better financial future. Since inception, Oportun has provided more than $15.5 billion in responsible and affordable credit, saved its members more than $2.3 billion in interest and fees, and helped our members save an average of more than $1,800 annually. For more information, visit


Working at Oportun means enjoying a differentiated experience of being part of a team that fosters a diverse, equitable and inclusive culture where we all feel a sense of belonging and are encouraged to share our perspectives. This inclusive culture is directly connected to our organization's performance and ability to fulfill our mission of delivering affordable credit to those left out of the financial mainstream. We celebrate and nurture our inclusive culture through our employee resource groups.

We are looking for a talented and creative problem solver to be a Director at Oportun for Authentication and Communications. In this role, you will be responsible for two of our key platforms: as the initial PM driving the definition and development on an authentication platform for member security over the short, medium, and long-term; as well as leading our communications engine product management and development team.

You will articulate product strategy, set objectives and key results, define roadmaps and work with the cross-functional team to deliver best-in-class solutions. If you thrive in a fast-paced environment and have a passion for building products that delight users, join Oportun and grow with one of the most innovative and progressive FinTech companies.
  • Product Strategy: Work closely with leadership and cross-functional stakeholders to define product strategy and OKRs that drives security over the short, medium, and long-term; and balances across business needs.
  • Impact and Execution: Drive a cross functional team of Engineers, designers, ML scientists and business stakeholders.
  • Customer-Centric Approach: Maintain a deep understanding of customer needs and feedback through user research, surveys, and feedback loops, and incorporate this insight into product enhancements. This includes external members as well as internal team stakeholders.
  • Data-driven decision making: Leverage data and analytics to make informed decisions, monitor product performance and continuously improve product to improve KPIs
  • Product Development: Scope and lead the development of new product features that will increase the financial health of our users
  • Risk Management: Work closely with compliance and risk management teams to ensure products adhere to regulatory requirements and industry best practices.
  • Financial Planning: Develop and manage product budgets, forecasts, and financial models to optimize resource allocation and track financial performance.
  • Communication: Effectively communicate product updates, priorities, and progress to internal stakeholders, executive leadership, and external partners.
  • Any graduate with 15+ years of overall experience
  • Strong track record: 10+ years of product management experience in high-growth environments, with experience in the financial services industry (FinTech, challenger bank, etc.) highly preferred.
  • Customer centric: You are passionate about improving the financial health of Oportun’s members.
  • Analytical problem solver: You have experience working and delivering on complex problems. You excel in making data-informed decisions (testing and experimentation, defining metrics, data analysis).
  • Collaborative: You have a track record of shipping and iterating on impactful products that required partnering with and building consensus across a wide group of cross-functional partners.
  • Excellent communicator: You are a clear and concise communicator, and you have superb documentation skills.
  • Execution: You’re scrappy, solution-oriented, and able to help the team push through obstacles and blockers to deliver value for our members.
  • Domain knowledge: You ideally have prior experience with security requirements, best practices, and consumer-friendly implementations.
  • Bonus Points: You have experience launching products within complex legal and regulatory frameworks such as Finance, you have worked with previous communications experience with SQL, and experience working with a multi-national workforce.

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