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Head of Product Management, AML



United States · Remote
Posted on Friday, January 19, 2024

Predictive analytics and machine learning power Socure’s groundbreaking technology and fuel our mission to verify 100% of good identities in real time and completely eliminate identity fraud on the internet.

Socure is the world leader in digital identity verification and fraud prevention. Our recent awards include Forbes 2022 America’s Best Startup Employers, The Forbes Cloud 100, The Deloitte Technology Fast 500, and Inc. 5000’s fastest growing companies.

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Job Summary:

As a Head of Product Management, you will be charged with designing, building and maintaining a highly available, scalable, and predictive entity resolution platform to support watchlist screening and monitoring activities. You will work closely in a fast paced and highly fluid environment with engineers, data scientists, designers, and stakeholders throughout the company to ideate, create, iteratively launch and learn, before taking the market by storm.

This role has extensive impact on the company's achievement of goals and objectives, facilitates functional area leadership and yet maintains a hands-on approach to the day-to-day work activities of the product line used in production by the majority of tier-1 financial institutions, fintechs, gaming customers and public sector.

Job Duties:

  • Lead a cross-functional team of data science, engineering, design, growth, and marketing. You'll guide product definition, strategy, and long-term vision for inclusive onboarding.

  • This system is generating large value, and was recently released in production to our larger set of clients.

    • Evolving the formation and working methods of the teams

    • Applying this toolset to new and useful problems (as it is relatively new)

    • Maturing the platform so that it is easy to test, update, do retro tests, scale up, etc.

  • Articulate complex subject matter in compelling easy-to-understand terms

  • Take ownership for the success of the team and the products within the suite

  • Help organizations make consistent, immediate and low-risk/high-reward decisions about the end-user

  • Enable monitoring and optimization strategies in a safe simulation environment allowing for on-the-fly adjustments leading to better performance explainability before promoting to production

  • Connect the dots from different surface areas and attack vectors

  • Run user research, usability studies, data-driven experiments to inform product direction through auto-acceptance understanding unusual trends while leveraging data patterns and anecdotal feedback

  • Quantify the impact your strategy and recommendations will have in meaningful ways without sacrificing long-term value for short-term gains

  • Lead tactical execution and amplify data science, engineering, growth, and marketing productivity at scale.

Job Requirements:

  • 10+ Years in Product Management or related experience and 7+ years people management experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in a STEM field or equivalent experience.

  • Breadth and depth of practical AI/ML product management

  • A strong sphere of influence when speaking with AML/BSA officers from our clients

  • Technical:

  • Strong understanding of AI/ML technologies; working well with data scientists and engineers

  • Light process to deliver results; exceptional communication

  • Creativity and the ability to generate lots of ideas that matter

  • Practical experience packaging & positioning ideas in ways that uniquely appeal to stakeholders across verticals

  • Enthusiasm for minimalism design and elegance through simplicity

  • Proven ability to deliver business and consumer insights via focus groups, usability, surveys, behavioral data, and most important, A/B testing of hypotheses and disconfirming initial beliefs

  • Functional Leadership:

  • Conceptually sound visionary, omni-directional influence, and persuasive storytelling

  • Experience managing, organizing, developing and scaling teams & organizations

  • Consistent ability to develop hypotheses for how to delight customers in hard-to-copy, margin-enhancing ways.

  • Results-driven, proactive, and not overly prescriptive in process.

  • Understand how to leverage culture as the foundation for light processes and to build world-class organizations

  • Great judgment about people, product and the business

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA, M.S. in Decision Science, Predictive Analytics, Behavioral Economics, Operations Research or similar graduate degree is nice-to-have

  • CAMS certification is nice-to-have

  • Sanctions, PEP and/or Adverse Media Screening in the context of AML

  • Natural language processing and linguistics like name syntax and semantics

  • Designing intuitive conversational interfaces

  • Expressive understanding of information security, data privacy and fraud risk regulation

Salary Disclosure:

Base Salary range: $215,000 - $260,000

This represents the expected salary range for this job requisition. Final offers may vary from the amount listed based on factors including geography, candidate experience and expertise, and other job related factors. Socure's compensation and rewards package for full time roles includes a market competitive salary, equity, comprehensive benefits, and, for applicable roles, commissions plans or an annual discretionary performance bonus.

Socure is all about encouraging people to push the boundaries of what’s possible through top-tier performance, innovation, ownership, and shared expertise.

We empower excellence by providing great perks and benefits to both our fully remote employees in North America and our hybrid teams in India.

To learn more, check out Socure’s Career Page: https://www.socure.com/company/careers

Socure is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity of all kinds at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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