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Principal Product Manager, Platform

Ethos Life

Ethos Life

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Thursday, May 2, 2024

About Ethos

Ethos was built to make it faster and easier to get life insurance for the next million families. Our approach blends industry expertise, technology, and the human touch to find you the right policy to protect your loved ones.

We leverage deep technology and data science to streamline the life insurance process, making it more accessible and convenient. Using predictive analytics, we are able to transform a traditionally multi-week process into a modern digital experience for our users that can take just minutes! We’ve issued billions in coverage each month and eliminated the traditional barriers, ushering the industry into the modern age. Our full-stack technology platform is the backbone of family financial health.

We make getting life insurance easier, faster and better for everyone.

Our investors include General Catalyst, Sequoia Capital, Accel Partners, Google Ventures, SoftBank, and the investment vehicles of Jay-Z, Kevin Durant, Robert Downey Jr and others. This year, we were named on CB Insights' Global Insurtech 50 list and BuiltIn's Top 100 Midsize Companies in San Francisco. We are scaling quickly and looking for passionate people to protect the next million families!

About the role:

As a Principal Product Manager for Internal Platforms, you will be responsible for the development and enhancement of our internal platform capabilities, focusing on service architecture, data models, data quality, and compliance related to user identity verification. This role requires strategic vision, technical acumen, and an ability to work closely with cross-functional teams to deliver results.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Build the product roadmap for enterprise-class internal platforms with a focus on data governance, PII protection, and compliance.
  • Prioritize initiatives based on impact align with company goals., and set measurable milestones.
  • Collaborate with Engineering, InfoSec, Compliance, Actuaries, and Senior Leadership to develop products that meet internal and regulatory standards.
  • Drive innovation in platform services and data management to enhance performance and scalability.
  • Oversee the full product lifecycle, from ideation through launch and post-launch analysis, to ensure the successful rollout of platform features.
  • Communicate effectively with senior stakeholders to present roadmaps, gain buy-in, and provide high-quality progress updates.
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and regulatory changes to keep the platform competitive and compliant.

Qualifications and skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, or a related field. Preference to a Masters Degree.
  • Minimum of 8 years of product management experience, in building and managing internal platforms for matured business.
  • Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle.
  • Strong knowledge of data governance, architecture, and distributed systems.
  • Experience in the FinTech or InsurTech industries.
  • Background in developing AML and KYC products.
  • Technical proficiency with modern platform technologies and working knowledge of data science.
  • Software Engineering experience.



Don’t meet every single requirement? If you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. At Ethos we are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace.

We are an equal opportunity employer who values diversity and inclusion and look for applicants who understand, embrace and thrive in a multicultural world. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Pursuant to the SF Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider employment for qualified applicants with arrests and conviction records.

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