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Principal Product Manager



United States · Remote
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

About the team

As the leading home shopping website, Zillow is committed to helping customers unlock life’s next chapter. For many, navigating how to finance the purchase of their future home is a crucial and daunting obstacle to overcome. Zillow Home Loans (ZHL) aims to help Zillow users understand their affordability early in their journey, and educate and empower them to make informed financial decisions, such that ZHL can become a trusted partner by the time they begin to seek financing for their next home.
The ZHL product team is working closely with design, engineering, marketing, data science, legal and other key partners. We’re building tools and experiences deeply integrated across Zillow that we’re surfacing to users at contextually relevant moments. We’re helping users begin their search for a new home with confidence, discover and evaluate homes they can afford, get pre-approved at the right time, and make strong offers for which they have confidence they can receive financing.

About the role

We’re looking for a customer-centric product manager with a background building both front-end features and back-end product to engage and retain customers with cross-functional teams. This role will be the single threaded leader for the Zillow Home Loans affordability strategy and will influence the product direction of some of the most exciting and innovative products at Zillow. The ideal candidate will showcase strong leadership skills by setting the vision, demonstrating strong ownership, delivering results in a fast-paced environment, and fostering collaboration among diverse teams. Our new product manager should be comfortable working with engineering, design, and marketing, and working with product teams across organizations to define requirements and influence roadmaps as needed.

In this role, you will:

  • Prioritize customer needs that drive business value

  • Influence high-level product planning and strategic vision

  • Build mechanisms to gain and ingest customer feedback

  • Prioritize competing opportunities based on business and customer impact

  • Collaborate, coordinate, and drive alignment with senior leaders and key partners across engineering, design, marketing, legal, data science, etc.

  • Drive implementation/execution of complex product enhancements across numerous teams

  • Collaborate with skilled designers and developers to deliver products quickly in an agile environment

  • Quickly learn and apply Mortgage and/or Real Estate knowledge

This role has been categorized as a Remote position. “Remote” employees do not have a permanent corporate office workplace and, instead, work from a physical location of their choice, which must be identified to the Company. U.S. employees may live in any of the 50 United States, with limited exceptions.In California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New York, Washington state, and Washington DC the standard base pay range for this role is $170,200.00 - $271,800.00 Annually. This base pay range is specific to California, Colorado, Connecticut, Hawaii, Nevada, New York, Washington state, and Washington DC and may not be applicable to other locations.In addition to a competitive base salary this position is also eligible for equity awards based on factors such as experience, performance and location. Actual amounts will vary depending on experience, performance and location.

Who you are

  • 8+ years of experience in product management, focusing on technology products and cross-functional teams.

  • Deep experience collaborating with engineering, design, and marketing teams.

  • Experienced with defining projects, writing requirements, and coordinating projects across multiple teams and organizations.

  • Proficient in defining projects, writing requirements, and coordinating across multiple teams and organizations.

  • Demonstrated proficiency in employing an analytical approach to leverage data and deliver tangible results.

  • Strong leadership skills, setting the product vision and gaining support from leadership.

  • Makes decisions to address widespread shifts in technology, impacting cross organization plans and ensures resources and mechanisms are established for effective execution.

  • Proven track record to deliver results in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.

  • Product decisions, solutions, and suggestions are accurate and successful when judged over time.

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills,

  • Ability to find common ground, lead, inspire, and mentor.

  • Here at Zillow - we value the experience and perspective of candidates with non-traditional backgrounds. We encourage you to apply if you have transferable skills or related experiences.

Get to know us

Zillow is reimagining real estate to make home a reality for more and more people.

As the most-visited real estate website in the United States, Zillow® and its affiliates help movers find and win their home through digital solutions, first class partners, and easier buying, selling, financing and renting experiences. Millions of people visit Zillow Group sites every month to start their home search, and now they can rely on Zillow to help make it easier to move. The work we do helps people get home and no matter what job you're in, you will play a critical role in making home a reality for more and more people.

Our efforts to streamline the real estate transaction are supported by a deep-rooted culture of innovation, our passion to redefine the employee experience, a fundamental commitment to Equity and Belonging, and world-class benefits. These benefits include comprehensive medical, dental, vision, life, and disability coverages as well as parental leave, family benefits, retirement contributions, and paid time off. We’re also setting the standard for work experiences of the future, where our employees are supported in doing their best work and living a flexible, well-balanced life. But don’t just take our word for it. Read recent reviews on Glassdoor and recent recognition from multiple organizations, including: the 100 Best Companies to Work For, Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Award, Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index, Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Corporate Equity Index, and TIME 100 Most Influential Companies list.

Zillow Group is an equal opportunity employer committed to fostering an inclusive, innovative environment with the best employees. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact your recruiter directly.

Applicants who receive job offers from Zillow Group will be asked to sign a Proprietary Rights Agreement which includes confidentiality, intellectual property assignment, customer and employee non-solicitation, and non-competition provisions. If you are contacted for a role at Zillow Group and wish to review a copy of the Proprietary Rights Agreement prior to receiving an offer, you may request a copy from your Recruiter.