Product Manager - Payments Experience

San Francisco

Full Time
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Posted 3 weeks ago

At Plaid, we believe that the way consumers and businesses interact with their finances will drastically improve in the next few years. Our goal is to build the tools and infrastructure for developers to create this next generation of financial services applications. Today, hundreds of companies such as Acorns, Stripe, and Venmo rely on Plaid to integrate with banks and the financial system.
We are looking for the right product leader who can build new product areas and level-up our impact and pace of innovation. If you’re excited by buzzy terms like ACH, RTP, and the rest of the payments world, this could be the role for you. You will be responsible for building the next generation of Plaid products that make payments better. 
You will work closely with customers to better understand what they need. You will set the product direction, you will work with engineering, design, and partnerships to build it, and you will partner with sales to bring it to market.
You will bring payments industry expertise to the team, define specifications, lead sprint planning, manage roadmaps, and prioritize development capacity. You will ensure sound strategic direction and effective detailed plans are in place from architecture to operations to go-to-market. 
The ideal candidate has built consumer facing money movement products for and sold them to merchants and developers. This candidate concisely communicates complex concepts, can operate in complex regulatory environments, and is passionate about beautiful product UX and API design.
Product Managers at Plaid own the end-to-end problem that they are trying to solve with their team. At Plaid, Product Management is a collaborative effort between engineering, design, legal, risk, analytics and customer-facing teams. 

What excites you:

  • Build next generation of money movement products for new-to-Plaid verticals
  • Utilize customer conversations to understand areas of market opportunity 
  • Develop product concepts and collaborate with customers to iterate quickly on product design
  • Drive roadmaps, project plans, and clear product specifications that consistently deliver quality products
  • Deliver customer value iteratively, managing products through various launch phases and follow-on releases. Ensure high return on development capacity
  • Act as product area evangelist to build awareness within the organization
  • Ensure successful product launches by working cross-functionally with business development, marketing, operations, legal, risk, and engineering; build scalable processes to ensure your team consistently delivers quality

What excites us:

  • 5+ years experience in product management, with demonstrated leadership experience in successfully building and shipping customer facing payments products
  • “Nose” for product market fit, and demonstrated ability to find it
  • Strong communication skills and ability to lead cross-functional teams
  • Ability to define and translate a vision into detailed and actionable plans
  • Ability to communicate clearly to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Excellent technical acumen, curiosity, and familiarity with new technologies, API’s, programming languages, and databases
  • Must be a self-motivated, goal oriented individual with excellent organizational skills
  • Entrepreneurial mindset or startup experience
  • Bachelor's degree in a related field
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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