Oh Snap!
This job is no longer active - but you can still view the details below.

Technical Product Manager

| Austin
Technical Product Manager
 
Amherst is a technology company with over twenty years of success developing and optimizing data analytics platforms for the real estate market. Having honed a unique analytical approach across residential real estate, commercial real estate, and fixed income, our platform powers various real estate business strategies including mortgage securitizations, asset management, and a single-family buy-to-rent. Our data, technology and risk-management solutions provide our clients an edge in navigating today’s real estate markets.
Amherst is hiring for a Technical Product Manager with excellent analytical and technical skills to provide leadership in product management of Fixed Income suite of products. The successful candidate will coordinate with multiple stakeholders in gathering requirements, own and execute product roadmap and ensure high quality product delivery. Financial risk analytics with specific knowledge of mortgage markets is desired, however, candidates with advanced mathematical, statistical or finance aptitude with academic background in interest rate models and fixed income can also be considered. 
 
Responsibilities:
  • Collaborate with senior leaders in setting product vision, strategy and roadmap
  • Work with business vertical leaders to research requirements
  • Coordinate with cross-functional team of developers, data engineers, modelers and software engineers to ensure timely and accurate execution of the product roadmap
  • Create prototypes and assist with QA testing
  • Document models, release notes, user manuals, process flows etc.
  • Communicate broadly on decisions, progress, and plans
  • Must be a change agent
Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in Quantitative field; Engineering, Mathematics, Econometrics, etc.
  • 2+ years of Fixed Income Analytics with specific experience in Mortgage Backed Securities required
  • Must be a creative thinker with great problem solving skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Microsoft Excel power-user
  • Proficiency in visualization tools such as Tableau, Visio desired
  • Familiarity in query languages such an MS SQL
  • Experience with agile development methodology, setting product strategy and medium to long term product roadmap
  • Product management tools : JIRA and Confluence (or other wiki based tools)
  • Python programming language or other programming skills a major plus
What we offer:
  • Amherst is a privately held corporation located in West Austin with beautiful views of Lake Austin and the loop 360 bridge in a modern workspace with open floor plans. 
  • A competitive compensation package, annual bonus, 401k
  • Flexible PTO, 8 paid holidays
  • Employer paid benefits (medical, dental, vision, flex spending account)
  • Professional career development and reimbursement
  • On-premise fitness center, locker rooms
  • Daily catered lunches, fully stocked kitchen with snacks/drinks
  • Relaxed casual environment and weekly/quarterly office events!
 
 
Read Full Job Description

Technology we use

  • Engineering
  • Product
    • .NETLanguages
    • C#Languages
    • JavascriptLanguages
    • RLanguages
    • SqlLanguages
    • D3JSLibraries
    • jQueryLibraries
    • ReactLibraries
    • ReduxLibraries
    • AngularJSFrameworks
    • ASP.NETFrameworks
    • Node.jsFrameworks
    • HBaseDatabases
    • Microsoft SQL ServerDatabases
    • MongoDBDatabases
    • HadoopDatabases
    • AsanaManagement
    • ConfluenceManagement
    • JIRAManagement

Location

Two offices around Austin at our HQ with beautiful views of Lake Austin in a modern office and our tech co-working space near Lady Bird Lake

An Insider's view of Amherst

What are some social events your company does?

Amherst is always participating in exciting events. From Dell Match Play to SXSW, Amherst engages in a variety of local events. We also host smaller events for employees such as summer BBQ's and happy hours. Nothing tops our holiday party, a true family celebration!

Austen

Director of Talent Programs

What projects are you most excited about?

I'm most excited about our Budget Revision Project! We were tasked with the challenge of moving a tedious process into a more user and mobile friendly system. This will allow the field teams to submit budget revisions from MSR Properties and have one system to manage the majority of their work. This excitement is why I love being a part of the team

Gage

Business Analyst

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

“At Amherst, I am able to work collaboratively with peers who have had years of experience similar to mine. The technology is current and evolving as the company grows. Therefore, my skills stay current and always improve.”

Stan

Senior Systems Engineer

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

My team is expected to create new IP (Intellectual Property) through innovation in software, hardware, workflow process and data. Our goal is to build franchise value/shareholder value, solve difficult problems through creative solutions, and improve over-all efficiency that in turn makes life easier for all of Amherst

Todd

Chief Technology Innovation Officer

What are some things you learned at the company?

Within my first year, I have acquired solid enterprise-level knowledge in developing .NET applications by using Angular 4+, ASP.NET MVC, WPF, Entity Framework, and advanced SQL. We’re transitioning into ‘React’ apps that I'm excited about as it will add to my tech skills. I like that we have autonomy regarding the tech decisions in development

Ruchi

Software Engineer

What are Amherst Perks + Benefits

Amherst Benefits Overview

Competitive salaries
Choice of Mac or Windows hardware
Flexible vacation days, paid holidays, and work from home options
Medical, Dental, Vision, LTD, Life, EAP, and 401K with matching benefits
Stellar colleagues with proven track records
Free sodas, kombucha, cold brew, beer and healthy and unhealthy snacks at our Barton Springs WeWork location
Free lunch every day and breakfast tacos on Thursdays!

Culture
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Open office floor plan
Diversity
Highly diverse management team
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Performance Bonus
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Family Medical Leave
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Company Outings
Free Daily Meals
Stocked Kitchen
Happy Hours
Parking
Pet Friendly
Our coworking space near Ladybird Lake is pet-friendly!
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Acme Co. offers employees professional development opportunities like Annual individual budget for training, Onsite training courses, The ability to attend job related conferences and seminars.
Promote from within
Online course subscriptions available
Customized development tracks

Additional Perks + Benefits

Competitive compensation and bonus program. Flexible PTO. Health, vision, dental and long term disability coverage. Paid maternity/paternity leave. Attractive office space. Training certifications assistance. Daily catered lunch and stocked kitchens. Monthly birthday celebrations. Casual work environment with regular team-building outings. Breakfast Taco Thursday.

More Jobs at Amherst29 open jobs
All Jobs
Finance
Data + Analytics
Design + UX
Dev + Engineer
HR
Operations
Product
Project Mgmt
Sales
Finance
new
Austin
Project Mgmt
new
Austin
Developer
new
Austin
Finance
new
Austin
Finance
new
Austin
Product
new
Austin
Developer
new
Austin
Finance
new
Austin
Finance
new
Austin
Developer
new
Austin
Developer
new
Austin
Sales
new
Austin
Developer
new
Austin
Operations
new
Austin
Developer
new
Austin
Design + UX
new
Austin
Developer
new
Austin
Project Mgmt
new
Austin
Data + Analytics
new
Austin