Job Description

Title: Lead Product Manager

Location: Remote, USA

Marqeta is on a mission to change the way money moves. We’re one of the earliest enablers of embedded finance, a market opportunity sized up in the trillions. Our card issuing platform provides unprecedented flexibility and control for companies to issue cards, authorize transactions, and manage payment operations in real time. Marqeta is powering the most well known brands in the new economy (Block, Cash App, Affirm, Instacart, Doordash, Uber, Walmart, etc). Today nearly 8 out of 10 Americans use a product powered by Marqeta every week. This is the opportunity of a lifetime to work with innovators around the world and unlock equitable financial access for all.

As a Lead Product Manager in Banking and Money Movement, you will be responsible for owning the roadmap for at least one product line driving new product ideas from inception to launch; partnering with a dedicated engineering team to define technological design and scope; leading cross functional teams to build vendor relationships; implementing product operations and onboard clients; and leading client conversations with sales.

We work Flexible First. This role can be performed remote within the United States or from our Oakland, CA headquarters. We’d love for you to join us!

What You’ll Do

  • Lead and inspire others with a product vision and roadmap
  • Drive new product ideas from inception to launch
  • Partner with a dedicated engineering lead to define technological design and scope including architecture, APIs, data models, migrations, and integrations.
  • Writing and consulting on specs, managing design challenges, and taking the lead in promoting interoperability and scale.
  • Partner with cross functional teams to build vendor relationships, implement product operations and onboard clients
  • Investigate complex problems and design simple solutions for them.
  • Analyze product usage and performance trends to inform product and business decisions
  • Act as technical advisor to educate and evangelize feature(s) with customers via meetings, presentations and other forums

What We’re Looking For

  • 6+ years of experience as a Product Manager working on shipping technically complex products and/or platforms.
  • Strong fintech background with banking and money movement knowledge.
  • Experience working directly with engineering teams with a clear understanding of their tradeoffs.
  • Excellent technical acumen, curiosity, and familiarity with new technologies, APIs, programming languages, and databases.
  • Deep customer empathy and experience shaping product direction and execution.
  • A clear communicator, active listener, and cross-organizational relationship builder who can drive for results cross-functionally and influence others within the company.
  • Define and translate a vision into detailed and actionable plans
  • You have a bias towards action, are intellectually curious, execute efficiently, and are relentlessly resourceful.


  • Experience building infrastructure, APIs, tooling within a growth-startup environment.
  • STEM or business undergraduate. MBA, MS or equivalent a plus.
  • Fintech experience is a plus.
  • Experience building self-service products