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Be a part of the modern card issuing revolution

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United States
Marqeta on the Forbes Fintech 50

Senior Product Manager, Product Platform

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 Product Platform team is responsible for facilitating and driving technical innovation, providing product infrastructure vision, participating in providing technical alignment across product engineering teams, evangelizing organization-wide application development best practices as well as the design, development, and implementation of internal tools and frameworks.

You will work in close collaboration with the product platform engineering team and will liaise with customer-facing product managers to help them understand the present and future capabilities of our technical infrastructure and architecture. You will also anticipate needs they will have from our infrastructure to help deliver upon their product roadmaps in the future.  You will be responsible for defining and executing product roadmaps and launches, defining success and measuring the result of your decisions.  In addition to being on the cutting edge of a product and industry that is growing at a rapid rate, you’ll be responsible for working with the product team in establishing short- and long-term goals for our product infrastructure team by building features and tools based on data collected from customers, prospects, the market & the competition.

 

Primary Responsibilities

  • Partner with a dedicated engineering lead to define technological design and scope including architecture, APIs, data models, migrations and integrations.
  • Influence and inspire a cross-functional team to reach ambitious goals. 
  • Evangelize adoption of shared infrastructure across product management and engineering organizations.
  • Investigate complex problems and design simple solutions for them.
  • Question assumptions, validate hypotheses, and define and measure key metrics for success.
  • Obsess over getting the product details correct, and ship on time.
  • Writing and consulting on specs, managing design challenges, and taking the lead for promoting interoperability and scale.
  • Deliver customer value iteratively, managing products through various launch phases and follow-on releases

Requirements

  • 5+ years of experience as a Product Manager working on shipping technically complex Infrastructure and/or platforms 
  • Experience with AWS or other cloud technologies
  • Experience working directly with engineering teams with a clear understanding of their tradeoffs.
  • Deep customer empathy and experience shaping product direction and execution.
  • We are a fast growing company, things are going to happen. Be a pragmatic optimist, and find the solution.
  • Excellent technical acumen, curiosity, and familiarity with new technologies, APIs, programming languages, and databases
  • Define and translate a vision into detailed and actionable plans
  • Drive for results cross-functionally and influence others within the company
  • Cross-organizational relationship builder.
  • Clear communicator, active listener.
  • Relentlessly resourceful, ruthless prioritizer.
  • Intellectually curious, efficient executor.
  • You have a bias towards action.

Bonus points for 

  • Experience building infrastructure, APIs, tooling within a growth-startup environment.
  • STEM degree that includes experience as a software engineer.
  • Experience building SaaS platform services 
  • Understanding of data models and effective data architecture
  • Quantitative and analytical skills with willingness to dive deep and interpret complex data

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

Learn more about Marqeta on our Website, Twitter and LinkedIn.

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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