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Sr. Product Manager, Risk



Mexico City, Mexico
Posted on Wednesday, September 6, 2023

The Role

As the Sr. Product Manager for Aplazo’s Risk vertical, you will work with a team of data scientists, fraud analysts, credit analysts and engineers to discover and deliver meaningful innovations in user experience and risk mitigation through risk processing engines that achieve company objectives.

Principles of the Role

You bring a user-first approach.

You are always hunting for and applying data, both quantitative and qualitative, to make better decisions.

You partner closely with engineering, business stakeholders and third party providers to innovate and build on behalf of customers and merchants.

You embrace and tackle risks early to ensure products are timely and successful in market through best product practices.

You share in the successes of the product with the team and take full responsibility for its failures.

Key responsibilities

  • Lead the Product Risk vertical in order to accelerate growth
  • Establish and maintain the product team mission, strategy, and KPIs to ensure progress towards the company’s objectives
  • Discover meaningful problems and opportunities to solve that unlock new growth opportunities
  • Lead the Risk product/tech squad to deliver products that our customers and merchants find magical
  • Write opportunity assessments to enable critical discovery and product specs to enable quality delivery
  • Be a trusted partner to key stakeholders by understanding and solving for the business needs and constraints they face
  • Mitigate the full spectrum of product risks (e.g., business viability) for your products
  • Bring an owner mindset to ensure timely delivery and removal of ‘road-blocks’ and impediments affecting team delivery
  • Work with multidisciplinary teams including vendors in order to achieve deadlines and objectives


Must have:

  • Experience: Product management, Tech squad leads
  • Years of experience: +3 Years in real-time, data intensive applications
  • Technical skills: SQL, Integration Methodologies, Bigquery, MongoDB
  • Analytical/Process skills: Analytical thinking, Problem solving, Data driven, Agile methodologies, Scrum, Jira, Project management
  • Soft skills: Business acumen, communication, leadership, negotiation
  • Academic background (studies or certifications): Bachelor’s degree in a technical discipline, Business Administration or related field.
  • Advanced english

Nice to have

  • Fintech, Credit, Risk and Marketplace experience
  • MBA
  • Point of Sale Payments