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Group Product Manager, Payments & API

Company: Marqeta, Inc.
Location: Oakland
Posted on: September 17, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary
Join Marqeta's core processing platform team and help us transform payments and help launch new products. Our system supports everything related to card issuance, transaction processing and supporting add-on services. 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. We are looking for an innovative, experienced product leader with a passion for payments, customer needs, a desire to develop and launch industry-leading innovative products, and an innate interest in financial technology. Group Product Manager would own the future of one or more of our processing product capabilities, including solutions like core card transaction processing, transaction controls and real time decisioning, and are well versed with card processing traditional as well as emerging payment types, and experience working on a large scale platform or infrastructure.
This person will drive new capabilities into our core processing platform: define the specifications, lead sprint planning, manage the roadmap, prioritize allocation of development resources, assist in managing releases across multi-tenant microservices 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 issuing and 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.
Primary Responsibilities

  • Create and manage product strategies, roadmaps, project plans, and product specifications for core processing product suits
  • Collaborate with revenue teams, partner operations, customer success and engineering as product inputs to assess cross-partner value, scope of effort, usability, and priority of product features
  • Be a thought leader in the company to influence using processing platform for all new products we launch
  • Be an expert on trends in everything from prepaid, debit, credit card payments, processing rules and emerging payments options
  • Dig into all aspect Marqeta's issuing and processing capabilities, supported vehicles and geographies and customer portfolio to create the strategy for how to scale and supercharge the growth
  • Define metrics for success and analyze the user impact of product features
  • Deliver customer value iteratively, managing products through various launch phases and follow-on releases
  • Own card association mandates, specifications and new offerings, to define use cases and drive the ideation and development of new capabilities
  • 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 product collateral such as product descriptions, presentations, training and sales tools for a strong go-to-market and customer support plan


    • 8+ years in product management roles designing and delivering world class payment solutions that have delighted customers and driven business growth
    • Experience attracting and growing top talent and building high performing teams
    • Proven track record of setting product strategy for a large portfolio and translating it into a product roadmap with excellent end to end execution
    • Strong EQ and leadership skills; excellent analytical and quantitative abilities; proficiency in product analytics, testing methodologies and data-backed decision processes
    • Must have understanding of Payment Industry ecosystem, gateway services and security services
    • In-depth knowledge of card brand regulations
    • Understanding of technologies and products required to bring global payments solutions to market at scale, including experience with ISO 8583 and EMV specifications
    • 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
    • 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
    • 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 with reconciliation systems and money moment
      • Experience with HSMs and key management
      • Experience in implementation of solutions processing 100M+ transactions per day
      • Experience managing technical products (SaaS platform services, API/SDK products---)
      • Past experience building Fintech products or incredible developer experience
      • Experience is agile software development methodologies

Keywords: Marqeta, Inc., Oakland , Group Product Manager, Payments & API, Executive , Oakland, California

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