Technical Product Manager

Offer by Amherst Holdings




About this job

Job type: Full-time
Role: Product Manager


python, web-services, sql

Job description

Let us introduce ourselves:

Founded in 1993, Amherst Holdings LLC is a privately owned financial services holdings company headquartered in Austin, TX. We provide a variety of products and services for institutional clients across the globe and pursue opportunities in the capital markets leveraging our deep expertise and proprietary market leading data analytics platform. We have developed cutting edge tools and methodologies that give us the competitive edge in our securities, loan origination, and asset management lines of business.

What we’re looking for, in a nutshell:

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.


  • 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


  • 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 match
    • Flexible PTO, 11 paid holidays, accrued sick/personal time
    • 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!

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