Who We Are
Addepar’s mission is to bring data, technology and people together to help investors make more informed and timely investment decisions. Our wealth management platform is transforming the fintech industry by providing data aggregation, analytics and reporting for even the most complex investment portfolios. Here, your voice matters. We believe that portfolio, market and client insights can make a significant and sustainable impact, one person and one community at a time. Working at the intersection of groundbreaking technology and limitless financial services industry growth, we are optimizing how capital is put to work.
Addepar provides asset owners and advisors a clearer financial picture at every level, allowing them to make more informed and timely investment decisions.
The Senior Product Manager is responsible for Addepar’s portfolio analysis, risk, tax and billing calculations and the underlying infrastructure, including planning, creating, and delivering product capabilities. The Senior Product Manager is required to define product vision, set strategy, and lead a cross functional team in a manner that enhances their efficiency and productivity.
Possess a deep understanding of your product in terms of its users, business value, technical landscape, data, vendors, and how it relates to other areas of the larger Addepar system
Identify appropriate users, stakeholders, competitors, and market trends from which to elicit input and draw inspiration
Define, document, and communicate goals and purpose for your product, particularly for the future 6-18 months
Drive innovation and inspiration via Positioning Statements and OKRs that convey your vision and goals to your stakeholders and cross-functional team
Define initiatives in terms of measurable user outcomes and focused problem spaces
Engage the cross-functional team in Lean UX exercises that build deep empathy for users and shared understanding of their needs and pain points
Collaborate cross-functionally to devise creative and testable solution hypotheses, identify relevant assumptions, and perform validation experiments geared toward addressing those user needs and pain points
Break down vision and problem spaces into achievable increments of value delivery via backlog management
Build consensus with the cross functional team to prioritize increments of work based on level of effort, interdependencies, and other relevant criteria
For increments prioritized for upcoming sprints, collaborate with the cross functional team to uncover and capture the detailed requirements, acceptance criteria, etc. necessary for the team to deliver the increment
Identify changing company, business, market, and technical needs and pivoting strategy as needed
Gather appropriate feedback regularly and translate it into data-driven product decisions that inform your prioritization process
Coordinate with other cross-functional teams to manage interdependencies between products, collaborate on trade-off analyses, reduce duplication of effort, increase code reuse, and maintain seamless user experiences; ensure other teams have the necessary requirements to meet the needs of your own team
Establish quantifiable success metrics for your product and strategies to track them
Maintain a product roadmap that reflects your vision; plan work accordingly, identify and advocate for the resources needed for your team to accomplish the roadmap; ensure product roadmaps are complete, up-to-date, and accessible to the company
Partner with Marketing and Sales to ensure your solutions are positioned in the market according to the workflows they are intended to support
Help support clients and field inquiries
7+ years of relevant work experience and education that demonstrate proficiency in product management and user workflows
Domain knowledge / expertise regarding financial calculations, including but not limited to investment performance, risk analysis, tax reporting, and asset valuation, obtained through a combination of education and / or practical experience.
Practical knowledge of agile thinking and lean practices; creative (non-dogmatic) with project approaches, willingness to experiment, and ability to guide teams toward activities and processes that best suit project goals
Ability to identify the appropriate tools and techniques to accomplish objectives
Ability to perform basic Project and Scrum Management tasks (assigning tasks to team members; ensuring designs, requirements, and other inputs are ready when needed for work to begin; leading agile ceremonies, scheduling increments in the necessary order to manage dependencies, managing WIP, managing expectations with Account Managers, lining up beta, addressing impediments, leading agile ceremonies etc.)
Ability to set your team up for success through leadership, sense of urgency, accountability, and initiative
Ability to partner with a variety of stakeholders (from highly technical to non-technical business colleagues) and work in a cross-functional setting
A confident and positive attitude with low ego; high degree of ingenuity, resourcefulness, and problem-solving skills; ability to work within ambiguity
Addepar was founded in 2009 by Palantir co-founder Joe Lonsdale, who currently serves as an active Chairman of its Board of Directors and General Partner at 8VC. Addepar works with hundreds of leading financial advisors, family offices and large financial institutions that manage data for over $3 trillion of assets on the company's platform. Addepar was named a Forbes Fintech 50 company and honored as a member of the CB Insights Fintech 250. Addepar is headquartered in Silicon Valley and has offices in New York City, Salt Lake City and Edinburgh, Scotland.
At Addepar, we are driven by our core values:
- Take Action - We believe in empowering each other to make decisions that elevate our colleagues and our communities.
- Build Together - We celebrate success by recognizing the value of collaborating with each other, our clients and partners.
- Best Ideas Win - We welcome new ideas that inspire change.
- Demand Transparency - We encourage open discussion and information-sharing to strengthen communication across organizations.
- Solve Problems that Matter - We put our community of clients and partners first by creating technology that meets their needs today
In addition to our core values, Addepar is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We seek to bring together diverse ideas, experiences, skill sets, perspectives, backgrounds and identities to drive innovative solutions. We commit to promoting a welcoming environment where inclusion and belonging are held as a shared responsibility.
To ensure the health and safety of all Addepeeps and our prospective candidates, we have instituted a virtual interview and onboarding experience.