Product Owner (KYC)

  • Revolut
  • London, UK
  • Dec 04, 2019

Job Description

ABOUT THE TEAMThe Financial Crime Technology department is at the forefront of Revolut’s efforts to keep customers and their money safe. Through the intelligent development and deployment of technology, we aim to prevent financial crime more effectively than traditional banks.We operate in small, nimble teams that are built for scale, speed, and quality. Each unit is responsible for a different pillar of fincrime, giving you the chance to have a real impact on crucial problems that affect millions of people around the world.
ABOUT THE ROLE Product Owners are a special piece of how Revolut works. As a Product Owner, you hold sole responsibility over the roadmap of your team, daily operations, project execution, and how risks are addressed. You will have regular exposure to senior management, and be relied upon as the go-to person in your field. This role is all about responsibility, follow-through, and being a builder. 
Revolut’s product teams are composed of a product owner, product associates, data scientists, and engineers. Financial Crime Technology has several dedicated product teams: Transaction Monitoring, Know Your Customer, Quality Control, Computer Vision, Automation, and Screening to name a few.
You will be highly exposed to the practicalities of customer-facing processes, the nitty-gritty of engineering, and the nuances of communicating complex ideas to senior management and banking partners alike.
You will get to build on KYC, evaluate risks to improve methods used to conduct Due Diligence, while ensuring they are in line with regulatory requirements. Working closely with Risk and Compliance, and across International Expansions, Legal and other FinCrime teams, you will be responsible for defining processes and system enhancements.
We not only want to see you succeed in your role here at Revolut, but also in the future. To that end, we will train you for your next role, giving you the necessary exposure from public speaking, to high level business meetings, to building meaningful, impactful solutions.
What you'll be doing • Be the responsible person• Build new processes, optimise existing processes, and completely replace broken processes • Think ahead, coordinate with other teams, and build for the future• Manage, hire, and scale your team• Proactively identify, monitor, and solve issues using SQL and Python• Spec out solutions with engineers and lead product meetings• Always keep the flow going! Make sure operations, development, and everything in between is working smoothly on a daily basis• Lead and execute projects• Communicate with senior management and banking partners about key issues
WHAT SKILLS YOU'LL NEED • Able to break complex problems into simpler ones, and prioritise them• Manipulate and analyse data with ease using SQL and Python• Clear communicator• Strong track record of achievement• Teamwork• Curiosity• Ethically motivated to reduce financial crime