Product Manager

We are PEAK6, a leading investment firm. You'll find us headquartered in the historic Chicago Board of Trade building, where we first opened our doors in 1997. It's been over 20 years since we were one of the first firms to develop sophisticated proprietary technology to use in our trading business. Today, we continue to leverage our technical ingenuity and operational excellence across several investment areas, spanning early-to-mid stage growth capital, operational control, trading, and e-sports, while always proving value to the customer. Throughout the years, we've built and operated several financial technology firms, and we continue to evolve. You'll find a bit of everything here, and we're always looking to take on new endeavors.

This role is based out of Chicago.

What you’ll do all day:

  • Drive product prioritization and detailed product definition for PEAK6 Capital Management Products
  • Build relationships with stakeholders and teams to help influence & drive successful outcomes
  • You will lead throughout the full product lifecycle
  • Define the vision and strategy for the product(s) they own
  • Collaborate across the Product team to tell the story of the overall company Product Vision and Strategy
  • This includes the overall vision and how their team contributes to that program, while also maintaining roadmaps for individual products
  • Understand markets, competition and customer/user requirements in depth
  • Curate a list of feedback and ideas for their product
  • Lead product strategy for including market analysis, go to market strategy, and user acquisition/adoption
  • Uncovers and influences opportunities from Discovery process to define and measure KPIs that evaluate performance of product suite against targeted outcomes
  • Define and evangelize product road map
  • Lead product discovery with design and engineering for their product
  • Represent PEAK6 at industry events and other development community events as needed
  • Resource for team on product strategy, road map, and understanding of product goals/objectives
  • Prioritize and manage product backlog
  • Partner with Engineering manager to help aid delivery
  • Test and validate features and product suite

 What you need to succeed:

  • BS/BA degree or equivalent experience
  • 5+ years' experience in product management role, ideally in SaaS and cloud-based software
  • Experience tracking and reporting on product performance metrics
  • Experience adhering to strict compliance policies and software development procedures
  • Curate and maintain software development life-cycle
  • Understanding of regulatory requirements relating to data and information retention, management, and security
  • Experience with Finance Industry preferred but not required


All of our Product Managers have these traits. You should, too.

Motivation      Collaboration              Curiosity

Integrity          Adaptability                 Ingenuity

 Life at PEAK6

We want you to like coming to work so we work really hard to make your job fun and different from any other.

As a PEAK6 Product Manager, you can enjoy:

  • Generous medical, vision and dental plans
  • Matching 401(k) programs
  • Adoption assistance & family leave
  • Sabbatical program
  • Massage days
  • Poker tournament with a grand prize of a World Series of Poker buy in
  • Sports leagues
  • Cornhole tournaments
  • Annual PEAK6 Party
  • Yoga classes
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Lasik eye discount
  • Philanthropy events
  • Annual wellness screens and flu shots
  • Bagel Fridays/expiration lunches
  • Birthday gifts
  • Charitable matching gift program

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