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Senior Product Manager



Motif Investing



San Mateo, CA, US


Motif is looking for an exceptional Senior Product Manager to help bring to life a world class products and features across all of our digital properties. From cutting edge research and analytics tools to our client portal and internal infrastructure systems you will be tasked with managing the product development process end to end. You will work with a diverse multidisciplinary team to drive requirement gathering and creation of user centric designs turning an idea into a tangible, well executed reality. This is an opportunity to have huge impact creating best of class experiences, building innovative technologies that go beyond the traditional expectations in the world of online investing. The ideal candidate has not only excellent product management skills in a lean startup environment but also a passion for investing.


The primary responsibilities will be to direct the development of our research, portfolio management, and analytics platforms. The successful candidate will bring products to life and drive solutions by leading both in house and third party developers to build a robust, scalable, and highly optimized cloud based platform to facilitate all aspects of our thematic portfolio management business. This successful candidate will be expected to lead through example and innovation.

Bring Products to Life & Drive Solutions

Drive product development projects from concept to launch and beyond.
Gather user and business requirements and convert them into detailed requirements and efficient tactical solutions
Understand the balance and tradeoff between necessary technical limitations, user goals, and business priorities that shape the product
Collaborate with multi-disciplinary teams to produce elegant and resourceful multi-win solutions
Provide efficient and professional grade documentation to communicate designs and specifications effectively to engineers
Manage and communicate timelines and schedules all while juggling multiple projects at once.
Required Qualifications:

Bachelors of Science in Computer Science or related field
5+ years of product management and development experience preferably in a system architecture, distributed systems, big data analysis, or related role
Solid experience with design, development and architecture of data transformation applications.
Firm grasp of RDBMS concepts, data normalization, and data modeling
Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Preference will be given to candidates with any of the following qualifications:

Graduate degree in Computer Science or related field
Familiarity with AWS
Prior work experience in the investment management industry

About Motif Capital:

Motif Capital Management is a next-generation global equity investment manager that specializes in the management of thematic investment strategies for financial institutions such as private wealth management, investment companies, endowments, and family offices. Our unique disciplined, scientific, and transparent approach to thematic investing relies on combining data-driven insights with objective fundamental research, algorithmic portfolio design and cutting-edge technology & analytics. Our goal is to work with our institutional partners to act on the economic, socio-political, and technological forces that are shaping the global economy for the benefit of their clients’ portfolios.

Motif Capital Management, Inc. is an SEC registered investment advisory firm located in San Mateo, California. The company is privately held and a wholly owned subsidiary of Motif Investing Inc., a broker-dealer registered with the SEC and member FINRA/SIPC. Learn more at

About Motif Investing:

Motif Investing is an online broker-dealer that is transforming the way financial advisors and retail investors invest and manage wealth. Motif Investing offers self-directed investors a concept-driven trading platform that enables them to trade “motifs”—intelligently-weighted basket of stocks and ETFs built around themes, investing styles or multi-asset models— for low fees. Based in San Mateo, the company's investors includes Goldman Sachs, JPMorgan Chase, Balderton Capital, Renren, Foundation Capital, Ignition Partners, Norwest Venture Partners, and Wicklow Capital, with notable board members including former SEC Chairman Arthur Levitt and former Boston Consulting Group CEO Carl Stern. Learn more at

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