Senior Technical Program Manager at Chime

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Chime, the fastest growing challenger bank in the U.S. is a technology company focused relentlessly on helping our members achieve financial peace of mind.

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Senior Technical Program Manager
Job listing last updated at
Jun 24, 2020
Job listing location
San Francisco Office
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Bay Area company location: San Francisco CA

Job description

Chime is the largest and fastest-growing player in the challenger-banking space, providing mobile and online banking technology in the U.S. on behalf of partner banks and facilitating over 10M accounts with no physical branches. We’re a technology company relentlessly focused on helping our members achieve financial peace of mind. That’s why we offer access to an award-winning bank account that doesn’t charge a ton of traditional bank fees, can give members early access to their paychecks, and enables members to grow their savings automatically.  And we’re just getting started. We are proud of our mission, devoted to our members, and passionate about applying technology to the challenge of making financial health a reality for everyone.

We have one of the most experienced management teams in Fintech and have raised over $800M in funding from DST, General Atlantic, Iconiq, Coatue, Dragoneer, Menlo, Access, Forerunner, and others. If you’re looking to join a fast-growing company with a beloved, daily-use product and an authentic mission that puts people first, we want to meet you.

About the Role

To support our rapid growth, we are looking for Technical Program Managers in our San Francisco office. This is a strategic role as you will be building the foundation of program and portfolio management from the ground up. As a Technical Program Manager, you will work with engineering leaders, product management teams, and cross functional teams to plan and deliver our ambitious portfolio roadmaps.  


  • Build an effective Technical Program Management function from the ground up.  
  • Introduce and improve the best practices for portfolio program management to enable both product features and engineering roadmaps. Partner with stakeholders to plan the overall portfolio roadmaps with clear alignment and accountability. 
  • Lead teams to ensure execution to commitment. As needed, hands on manage strategic / complex technical programs with internal and external partners.  
  • Create and lead effective communication cadences across teams, stakeholders and with executive teams.
  • Build and iterate on various processes with leaders and teams to drive alignment, simplify execution, and improve quality and efficiency. 
  • Identify and optimize tooling for efficiency.
  • As a key member of the engineering leadership team, contribute to building a world class engineering organization. 


  • Demonstrated experiences in building strong teams and leading software programs. 
  • Have deep knowledge of portfolio planning and management in dynamic organizations.
  • 3+ years of People management experience. 
  • Strong ability to influence and communicate cross-functionally with all levels of management.
  • Ability to effectively operate with high energy and flexibility in a fast-paced, constantly evolving team environment.
  • Demonstrate a strong sense of ownership. Exceptional analytical and quantitative skills.
  • Nice to have - payment industry background. 

What we offer

  • Competitive salary based on experience, medical and dental benefits, as well as a 401k match
  • Free snacks and drinks, plus weekly catered lunches.
  • Flexible vacation policy.
  • Monthly happy hours and company events.
  • A challenging and fulfilling opportunity to join one of the most experienced teams in FinTech and help create a completely new kind of banking service.

We know great work isn’t done alone. We’re building a team of individuals to Chime in with their different strengths to benefit our employees and members. We strongly believe that different backgrounds and ideas are a competitive advantage; we hire candidates of any race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, marital or family status, disability, Veteran status, and any other status. Chime is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know. To learn more about how Chime collects and uses your personal information during the application process, please see the Chime Applicant Privacy Notice.

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