Oct 25, 2018

Product Manager

  • NextCapital
  • Chicago, IL, USA
Full time Finance SaaS Private Company Product Manager Fintech

Job Description



NextCapital's Digital Advice Platform is a holistic service built around the investor, providing world-class advice at an affordable price. It is the only service that offers integrated planning, advice, and portfolio management capabilities. Because of the breadth of advice services, NextCapital serves a broad range of investor types, from the low-balance beginning investor to the sophisticated high net worth investor.


We're looking for talented and highly motivated product managers to join our team. You'll lead one of our full stack software model teams, each of which owns feature development related to specific models that make up our scalable digital advice platform. Ideal candidates are strong communicators with a demonstrated ability to balance competing priorities and deliver complex technical features from inception to delivery. Learn more about NextCapital at www.themuse.com/companies/nextcapital 


  • Lead one or more full stack software delivery teams
  • Build and maintain a well organized product backlog of complex features
  • Synthesize input from users and stakeholders to effectively prioritize the backlog
  • Work with designers, developers and reliability engineers to deliver high quality software
  • Identify, communicate and remove impediments to feature delivery progress
  • Plan and resource delivery to maintain sustainable output velocity at high quality
  • Interface effectively with project managers, executives, and enterprise customers
  • Engage at varying levels of technical detail depending on the audience
  • Become a subject matter expert in workplace, retail investing, and wealth management advice


  • You are highly organized and are known for driving software from requirements to production
  • You break down complex problems into concrete deliverables
  • You value iterative progress over perfection
  • You are a dynamic communicator; you know when to be consultative and when to be direct
  • You are comfortable operating in a dynamic environment with a high level of uncertainty
  • You are equally comfortable leveraging a defined process or designing a new one
  • You have a demonstrated ability to manage resources effectively
  • You have a bachelor's degree or equivalent experience
  • You have at least 4 years of software product management experience

Even if you don't meet all the qualifications, we still encourage you to apply. We're always on the lookout for smart, driven team players.

  • Disrupt the financial advice industry by bringing affordable, easy to use financial tools to millions of people
  • Enjoy a laid back work environment & learn from FinTech's best & brightest
  • Receive great benefits like stock options, 401(k) match, and employer contributions to health, dental and vision coverage
  • Join a fast growing company where you can have a real impact on the company's future
  • Participate in company-sponsored cornhole leagues, company outings, wine tastings, fantasy football leagues, hackathons and other fun events
  • Enjoy a newly built out office on Michigan Avenue with a view of Millennium Park and Lake Michigan.
  • Sip locally roasted coffee, kombucha, or craft beer at your modular sitting/standing desk
  • Participate in women in tech events and service days at local organizations
  • Enjoy monthly, company wide, guided meditation sessions