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Senior Product Manager, Identity



United States · Remote
Posted on Friday, November 17, 2023

Affirm is reinventing credit to make it more honest and friendly, giving consumers the flexibility to buy now and pay later without any hidden fees or compounding interest.

Our mission to deliver honest financial products that improve lives extends beyond borders. Consumers across the globe need safe, transparent financing. Our retail partners need Affirm to be there for them, wherever that might be. To help achieve this vision, we are expanding our product lines and becoming a global company. We’re just getting started, and we’re looking for a strong product leader to take on this big challenge!

We’re looking for a Product Manager for Identity, who will lead a foundational product area. You’ll tackle sophisticated product challenges that impact many teams, improve the experience of all of our users, and drive a direct impact on key business goals. This includes working on everything from integrating third-party data providers, to optimizing our identity verification checks, to up-leveling the Identity platform as we expand internationally. You’ll lead one of the areas that make up Trust & Safety: Identity. The Trust & Safety team is in hyper growth in terms of its size and impact, which is why this is a unique opportunity to set and complete a product strategy that will shape the future of Affirm.

What You'll Do

  • Lead and guide product direction for a cross-functional team of engineering, analytics, and platform partners. All with a platform mindset.
  • Engage and cultivate relationships with product, compliance, engineering, and platform partners to influence shared cross-team directions and manage risks or trade-offs.
  • Define product requirements, work with the engineering team to drive requirements, work with engineering teams in sprint planning and prioritization of user stories to deliver the requirements, work with other stakeholders on planning and launching the products/features.
  • Work with analytics team to measure ongoing success of the product area and report to the leadership team
  • Become an authority in Affirm’s Identity systems, their pain points, and opportunities for improvement. You will identify customer needs, compliance requirements, and technology gaps through a combination of user research, feedback, data exploration, and competitive analysis
  • Become an expert on industry trends of Identity platform capabilities, and utilize the knowledge to shape the roadmap.
  • Communicate clearly and crisply with leadership stakeholders and drive alignment across multiple teams and organizations through formal operational processes and in scrappy ways.

What We Look For

  • 5+ years of product management experience in the software tech industry
  • Track record of experimenting and successfully launching at scale
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication with a diverse stakeholder audience
  • Very good at influencing leadership and cross-functional teams
  • Solid technical chops that allow you to have in depth technical discussions and opinions
  • Excellent at identifying and prioritizing high impact initiatives
  • Experience managing technical software products from kick-off to post-launch
  • The ability to turn incomplete, conflicting, or ambiguous inputs into solid action plans
  • Excellent at establishing cross-functional relationships, tapping into those relationships and drive consensus to make progress
  • Comfortable in an ambiguous matrixed organization

USA Pacific base pay range (CA, WA, NY, NJ, CT): $162,400 - $243,500

USA Sapphire base pay range (all other U.S. states): $146,100 - $219,200


Affirm is proud to be a remote-first company! The majority of our roles are remote and you can work almost anywhere within the country of employment. Affirmers in proximal roles have the flexibility to work remotely, but will occasionally be required to work out of their assigned Affirm office. A limited number of roles remain office-based due to the nature of their job responsibilities.

We have a simple and transparent remote-first grade-based compensation structure. Offer amounts within the range are based on a number of factors including but not limited to job-related skills, experience, and relevant education or training. Across the broader organization, certain roles are eligible for equity awards upon hire, promotion, tenure milestones and for performance.

We’re extremely proud to offer competitive benefits that are anchored to our core value of people come first. Some key highlights of our benefits package include:

  • Health care coverage - Affirm covers all premiums for all levels of coverage for you and your dependents
  • Flexible Spending Wallets - generous stipends for spending on Technology, Food, various Lifestyle needs, and family forming expenses
  • Time off - competitive vacation and holiday schedules allowing you to take time off to rest and recharge
  • ESPP - An employee stock purchase plan enabling you to buy shares of Affirm at a discount

We believe It’s On Us to provide an inclusive interview experience for all, including people with disabilities. We are happy to provide reasonable accommodations to candidates in need of individualized support during the hiring process.

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