Product Manager - Document Verification

At SmileIdentity

USA Only

Digital Identity is core to modern life. 

Smile Identity is changing the way Africans prove their identity online. 

We believe access to a digital lifestyle should not depend on one’s ID card or country of origin. 

By combining government ID validation with proprietary face verification, Smile offers Africa's best identity verification solution, enabling entrepreneurs and institutions to pursue rapid Pan-African growth with confidence. 

Our products are used in banking, fintech, ride sharing, worker verification, social welfare and telecom. With over 75 customers and 1M KYC checks every month, Smile Identity builds trust.

The Role

As Product Manager leading our document verification products, you will be responsible for understanding customer needs as well as the general market for Identity Document Verification solutions. You will work closely as part of our product and engineering team to craft user stories and execute on our roadmap. 


The specific responsibilities of the Product Manager position include:

  • Gathering of customer and prospect needs
  • Staying on top of the constantly evolving competitive landscape
  • Providing guidance on our high level product roadmap
  • Breaking the product roadmap down into digestible user stories
  • Working with the engineering team to bring those user stories into production
  • Working with our computer vision and human document review teams to ensure our solutions are well integrated into their workflows
  • Analyzing usage of our document verification solutions and iterating based on customer feedback


As the ideal candidate for this role you:

  • Have at least 5 years of experience as a product manager
  • Prior experience in the document verification or identity space
  • Experience working in an agile development environment
  • Experience working in a high growth startup environment


Remote work culture

A fair and competitive salary commensurate with experience

Stock options 

Healthcare coverage

Opportunities for travel (Post-Covid19)

Autonomy and a chance to work on at a mission-driven company with purpose

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