Technical Product Manager - Payments & Finance

| Seattle
Who we are:
Rover.com connects pet parents with the world’s largest network of pet sitters and dog walkers. On Rover, pet parents can easily discover, book, and manage personalized care for their dogs including pet sitting, dog walking, and doggy day care. Founded in 2011 on the belief that everyone should have the opportunity to experience the unconditional love of a dog, Rover improves and simplifies life for pet parents and the dogs they love.
 
Our global headquarters are in Seattle, Washington in the United States, working closely with our teams in Spokane, Berlin, London, and Barcelona. We have a track record of being recognized as a great place to work, having been named among Seattle's 'Best Places to Work' in Seattle Business Magazine and the Puget Sound Business Journal for three years running. We're an agile, fast-growing company, and our leadership comes from some of the world's most respected tech companies. Our pioneering approach to people and pups alike landed us on the list of GeekWire’s Next Tech Titan in 2019 and the World's Most Innovative Companies in 2018 by Fast Company. Needless to say (but we're going to say it anyway)—we love dogs, and we wouldn't dream of going to work without them by our sides.
Who we’re looking for:
The Payments Technical Product Manager is responsible for ensuring we have an efficient and reliable payments platform and financial reporting at Rover. You will partner closely with Accounting, Finance, Product Management, and Software Developers to design, build, and maintain a platform for payment and financial reporting. 

This role will primarily focus on:

  • Work with the Product Manager, stakeholders and Engineering Manager to deliver accurate financial reporting and push the state of the art in payments for Rover customers.
  • Turn often complex requirements into clear and comprehensive functional specifications.
  • Understand the business and technical landscape, initially in the payments space, to inform opportunities and prioritization, in partnership with product
  • Support epics, write clearly defined stories, and plan sprints to help facilitate timely delivery of functionality
  • Lead estimation and deliver results that blow people away
  • Help coordinate and project manage work across different engineering teams to meet challenging deadlines without affecting committed project dates.
  • Own making sure customer affecting issues are surfaced and fixed to deliver the best end user experience.
  • Work closely with the Product Manager to plan, execute and update roadmaps for the critically important Payments area.
  • Provide schedule and status details of in-flight initiatives to broader tech management to allow effective resource forecasting.

Your qualifications:

  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Business or a related field or equivalent practical experience.
  • Exposure to Technical Platform Design (APIs, Workflow Design, Documentation, etc.)
  • Experience with managing and coordinating with both internal stakeholders and vendors
  • Experience working in an Agile development environment
  • Experience with rapidly scaling startups
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills with strong technical abilities
  • Experience managing large technical projects across multiple teams, PMP or similar Project Management certification would be a plus

Your bonus skills:

  • Understanding of Marketplaces and trends in the ‘Sharing Economy’.
  • Experience working in and/or very closely with Product Management roles.
  • Expertise in Payments, Accounting or other related areas
  • Hands-on experience with software engineering and/or an exceptionally accurate instinct for technical estimation.

Why we'll hire you:

  • You're biased toward action, a great collaborator, and master disambiguator/simplifier. You never stop pushing towards clarity and delivery.
  • You can help coordinate complex projects to meet tight deadlines
  • You know how to get the right people in the room to drive decisions forward
  • You never hesitate to roll up your sleeves and tackle something hands-on, you persevere when others fall away.
  • You have a true passion for Rover’s mission and values.

Benefits of working at Rover.com:

  • Competitive compensation
  • 401k
  • Stock options
  • Competitive benefits package, including medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Commuter benefits
  • Bring your dog to work (and unlimited puppy time)
  • Doggy benefits, including $1000 toward adopting a dog
  • Free doggy PTO and dog walks
  • Stocked fridges, coffee, soda, and lots of treats (for humans and dogs)
  • Free catered lunches on Tuesdays
  • Regular team activities, including happy hours, snow tubing, game nights, and more

This position is based at Rover HQ in Downtown Seattle.
Competitive salary & benefits depending on experience.
Candidates must be eligible to work in the US.

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Technology we use

  • Engineering
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • KotlinLanguages
    • PythonLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • SwiftLanguages
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • DjangoFrameworks
    • MySQLDatabases
    • PostgreSQLDatabases

Location

2101 4th Avenue, Seattle, WA 98121

What are Rover Perks + Benefits

Rover Benefits Overview

Working at Rover has a lot of benefits—and office puppies are just the start. From our home in the heart of downtown Seattle, we’ve built a close-knit team of developers, analysts, marketers, and customer support representatives, and we’re committed to growth, health, and joy across our community.

Dogs
We’ll provide $1000 to help you adopt or foster a dog. And whenever you need to get away, we’ll help cover your dog’s staycation with a Rover sitter.

Health & Welfare
Taking care of yourself and your health comes first. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, life insurance & disability coverage.

Time Off
Family and life events will always trump business. We offer 4 weeks of paid time off annually, as well as 10 paid holidays.

Compensation
We offer competitive compensation as well as stock options, 401K, holiday pay, and pet assistance funds.

Parental Leave
Work shouldn't get in the way of life. That's why we offer 10 weeks of paid parental leave with up to an additional 8 weeks of short term disability pay (60%) to birth mothers.

Treats
Enjoy stocked fridges, coffee, soda, and lots of treats (for humans and dogs). We offer a company lunch two times a month for all employees.

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Unconscious bias training
Diversity manifesto
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Game Room
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Pet Friendly
Acme Co.'s pet policy is dog friendly daily, cat friendly daily.

Additional Perks + Benefits

We host a wide variety of events including happy hours, ski trips, art classes, wine tastings and more. Whatever your passion, you’ll find like-minded friends at Rover.

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