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Security Engineering
Remote, USA
Marqeta on the Forbes Fintech 50

Senior Product Manager

Marqeta powers innovative payment solutions for many of the apps and services you enjoy daily. Our open API provides unprecedented flexibility and control for industry-leading companies such as Uber, Coinbase, J.P.Morgan, and Block, to manage payment operations in real-time. 

Our team is a mix of industry experts and technology innovators who take a dynamic approach to solving challenging problems. Marqeta was named a 2022 Glassdoor Best Place to Work, highlighting our company culture and collaborative work environment. We are building a global team as diverse as the markets we serve and we’d love it if you joined us on our mission to change the way money moves. 

We’re a remote-first company. You have the choice to work from wherever you’re happiest and most productive, whether that’s from home, a co-working space, or one of our four global offices, depending on your location. It’s uncommon for candidates to match all job requirements, but if you’re not far off, we want to hear from you.

Position Summary

The Marqeta platform is built by developers for developers! We enable payment authorization decisioning, cardholder data security, instant card issuing, in-app provisioning directly to digital wallets, and real-time funding with our exclusive Just-in-Time (JIT) funding.

Within Marqeta, the Security team is an engineering driven function responsible for empowering our product engineering teams to own security by documenting and evangelizing secure application development best practices as well as the design, development, and implementation of internal and 3rd party tools.

We’re looking for a strategic, hands-on program manager to provide low-friction high-impact security at Marqeta. This is where you come in.

What you'll do

  • Define, build, drive and measure security programs across product and engineering.

    Support key functions including Product Security, Infrastructure Security, Detection & Response and Compliance Engineering programs while being flexible to support other security teams as needed.

    Create frameworks to identify and drive technical and process improvement opportunities.

    Collaborate cross-functionally with engineering, finance, and legal on achieving the right blend of build vs buy-and-integrate.

    Investigate complex problems and design simple solutions for them.

    Question assumptions, validate hypotheses, and define key metrics for success.

    Communicate status and schedules, manage risks, help reports evaluate trade-offs, and call out challenges/blockers.

What we're looking for

  • 5+ years experience developing and managing technical programs and complex initiatives for Security teams from inception to stabilization for an engineering driven organization.

    At least 2 year of security-specific technical experience preferably working with Product Security and Security Operations teams/programs.

    Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Engineering, or two years equivalent training, fellowship or work experience.

    Ability to work independently and communicate across multiple time zones.

    Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, and active listener, with sufficient level of technical capability to effectively communicate with engineers and identify technical risks.

    Demonstrated track record of delivering complex projects and programs with cross-functional teams.

    Experience with agile product development practices and principles.

    JIRA user experience.

    We are a fast growing company, things are going to happen. Be a pragmatic optimist, and find the solution.

    Relentlessly resourceful, ruthless prioritizer.

    Intellectually curious, efficient executor.

    You have a bias towards action.


  • Creative problem solver with advanced knowledge of open-source and 3rd party security technologies.

    Product Designer in a former life or STEM degree that includes experience as a software engineer.

    Experience building products within a growth-startup environment.

Benefits and Perks

  • Flexible time off – take what you need
  • Retirement savings program with company contribution
  • Employee insurance premiums paid 100% + coverage for dependents and pets
  • Family forming benefits including fertility support and up to 20 weeks Parental Leave
  • Free therapy sessions, financial coaching, and a Wellness stipend
  • Monthly stipend to support our hybrid work model 
  • Equity in a publicly-traded company
  • Bi-annual “Hack Week” to support and reward innovation

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As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, Marqeta is committed to a policy of Equal Employment Opportunity and will not discriminate against an applicant on any legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state or local laws, regulations or ordinances.

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