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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

Sr. Product Manager - API

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

You will drive new capabilities into our core API platform: define the specifications, lead sprint planning, manage the roadmap, prioritize allocation of development resources, assist in managing releases across multi-tenant microservices. Everything related to card issuance, processing and servicing will be modern, disruptive and scalable. Our modern platform and open API enables custom configurations of card product features that deliver the speed and agility that digital-first banks and fintechs need to diversify and scale in this dynamic sector. Your passion and attention to detail will help identify and drive new capabilities to give more flexibility to our customers in the areas of card processing, platform scaling and other quality initiatives. 

Your creative solutions to complex problems and market needs will materially impact the continued revenue growth at Marqeta. You must possess a unique blend of business and technical savvy, strategic vision, and commitment to owning products all the way from ideation to post-launch.

We are seeking a hands-on Senior Product Manager who would own the future of one or more of our core APIs. Who can demonstrate strategic leadership, showcase a culture of excellence, and has deep experience in building amazing API products, with proven success in changing developers’ and customers' lives. As a Senior Product Manager, you will lead the expansion and scalability of our core APIs and related products.

The API Product Manager is core to the success of producing high quality and high value API products. This role is responsible for creating product requirements, translating in user-stories and creating API specifications using the Open API framework. Once an API design has been documented, the API Product Manager will partner with engineering teams to ensure that APIs satisfy the product vision. Additionally, the API Product Manager will work with technical writers to create API documentation.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Create and manage API strategies, roadmaps, project plans, and API specifications
  • Collaborate with revenue teams, partner operations, and engineering as product inputs to assess cross-partner value, scope of effort, usability, and priority of product features
  • Build and improve Marqeta’s API technology stack and data delivery mechanisms
  • Works with Customer Experience product team to create a thriving developer ecosystem around Marqeta’s public API while driving engineering excellence with internal APIs
  • Deliver customer value iteratively, managing products through various launch phases and follow-on releases
  • Ensure successful product launches by working cross-functionally with revenue teams, marketing, operations, compliance, and engineering
  • Assist in the QA process by identifying key use cases and defining priority of identified issues
  • Collaborate with product marketing, sales, partners, support etc. to develop API and related product collateral such as product descriptions, presentations, training and sales tools for a strong go-to-market and customer support plan

Requirements

  • 5+ years experience as a product manager or equivalent experience successfully shipping or deploying API products
  • Creative product thinker who loves collaborating across the company with engineering, analytics, marketing, design and sales
  • Excellent technical acumen, curiosity, and familiarity with new technologies, API’s, programming languages, and databases
  • Strong understanding of JSON format
  • Solid understanding of RESTful APIs
  • Experience using API testing tools such as Postman, SOAPUI
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with a talent for precise articulations of customer problems
  • Ability to define and translate a vision into detailed and actionable plans
  • Has worked in an Agile development setting and can drive backlog grooming and prioritization
  • Ability to communicate clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Do whatever it takes to make your product and team successful whether that means writing a QA plan or hunting down the root cause of a user issue

 Bonus points for 

  • Experience building Payments API
  • Past experience building Fintech products or incredible developer experience
  • Experience with microservices 

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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