Mission Lane is revolutionizing access to financial tools to pave a clear way forward for millions of Americans on the path to financial success. We strive to create solutions no one ever has before, to redefine the financial industry for the better. Sound like a mission you could get behind?

About this role: 

Mission Lane is looking for a hybrid project manager / scrum manager to lead delivery and engagement across our full stack teams for Product, Tech, and Business outcomes. Role will serve as the Delivery Manager for one of our product domains. You will be an early hire in a fast paced, high growth startup and be a part of creating innovative and cutting-edge experiences. A successful candidate will be able to handle multiple workstreams, complex projects, and drive execution on time while successfully engaging and collaborating across multiple partner groups. There is an opportunity to make a noticeable impact on projects such as, but not limited to, product feature releases, strategic business initiatives, scaling the company, and engineering/infrastructure work. 

If you're passionate about building fair credit and this role sounds like you, we’d love to hear from you!

 

You will: 

  • Own delivery against the product roadmap which includes tracking and completing all steps in the execution process, communicating with key stakeholders and partners, and owning engagement routines across our full-stack teams.
  • Lead Scrum ceremonies and leverage Agile methodologies to help remove impediments and blockers for the team in a timely manner. 
  • Be action-oriented, and take ownership of outstanding items and ensure delivery.
  • Foster a positive working culture with our full stack teams (Engineering, Leal & Compliance, Operations, Credit, Growth, Risk, and more), balancing process with adaptability to enable the creation of high quality & high impact products.
  • Know when and how to escalate and communicate project status, risks, and issues
  • Interface and build relationships with internal and external stakeholders in order to continue to support and build against Mission Lane’s culture
  • Be passionate about delivering fair and clear credit to our customer segments.
  • Be flexible enough to take on projects crossing job definition lines (we're a startup, so you will wear more than just one hat).
  • Be creative, curious, and driven to achieve results through ‘outside the box’ thinking.
  • Find a way to get the job done, in a complex environment

 

To be considered for this position, you should have: 

  • Action orientation and a desire to jump in and solve problems, not raise them.
  • Proven experience working across organizational lines and building strong partnerships.
  • Experience thriving in a fast-paced, high velocity environment
  • An organized and attention-to-detail approach (strong tactical execution), effective problem-solving skills, and the ability to make sound decisions in a self-directed and fast-paced environment.
  • Demonstrated experience working with risk owners to identify and mitigate risks.
  • Ability to influence stakeholders at all levels.
  • Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, presentation, and interpersonal) and capable of building strong relationships internally/externally.
  • Proficiency in process management and collaboration tools such as Jira, Slack, Confluence, Google suite and others.
  • 3+ years of Project Management experience.
  • Successfully executed in an agile environment.
  • Technical aptitude (you won’t code, but you’ll be immersed and should understand details).

 

You will get bonus points for: 

  • PMP or Certified Scrum Master or Six Sigma certifications.
  • Experience pulling data, either using SQL or from logs.
  • Previous experience at a FinTech 
  • Experience with Credit and Prepaid Debit Cards

 

At Mission Lane, we’re looking for people who have the courage to take on new challenges. If you need accommodations to perform at your highest potential throughout the application and/or interview process, don’t hesitate to reach out.

We’re committed to ensuring our team members have balance in their lives. Our comprehensive benefits package* provides the support you need to thrive at work and at home.

  • Work:  An engaging culture with access to training programs and advancement opportunities
  • Life:  Full health, dental, and vision benefits, Flexible Spending Account (for medical and childcare expenses), paid parental leave, and a 401k Company Match
  • Balance:  Generous PTO, flexible schedules, a Calm App subscription, and more.
*Benefits may vary by location

More about Mission Lane:

Mission Lane is based in the U.S., with offices in Richmond, Virginia & San Francisco, California. Founded in December 2018, we’ve rapidly grown to almost 2 million customers.

It all started with a realization: nearly fifty percent of the adult population in the U.S. doesn’t have access to a clear line of credit. And by “clear” we mean credit without crazy fees that only increase debt. Most traditional credit card companies either overlook or overcharge this group because they have less-than-prime credit scores or no score at all. We decided this just wouldn’t do.

We understand that everyone doesn’t have the same opportunities. We also know that everyone joins us at different stages of their financial journeys. Providing access to clear credit was a critical first step, but our work isn’t done. We are actively developing new products designed to meet our customers where they are, according to their needs.

We get it - life happens. That’s why Mission Lane is hard at work paving a better way forward.

Just like for our customers, Mission Lane creates opportunities for our employees to learn, grow, and prosper. We strive to create an environment that brings out the best in everyone, everyday.

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Mission Lane is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical and mental disability, genetic information, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/assignment, citizenship, pregnancy or maternity, protected veteran status, or any other status prohibited by applicable national, federal, state or local law.

Mission Lane is not currently sponsoring new applicant employment authorization for this position. And please, no third-party recruiters.

 

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