Principal Product Manager

Product San Francisco, California Salt Lake City, Utah Seattle, Washington


Who we are

Welcoming, collaborative and having the opportunity to make an impact - is how our employees describe working here.  Galileo is a financial technology company that provides innovative and revolutionary software products and services that power some of the world's largest Fintechs. We are the only payments innovator that applies tech and engineering capabilities to empower Fintechs and financial institutions to unleash their full creativity to achieve their most inspired goals. Galileo leads its industry with superior fraud detection, security, decision-making analytics and regulatory compliance functionality combined with customized, responsive and flexible programs to accelerate the success of all payments companies and solve tomorrow's payments challenges today. We hire energetic and creative employees while providing them the opportunity to excel in their careers and make a difference for our clients. Learn more about us and why we work here at  

The role:

We have multiple Product Manager openings within a variety of areas such as Fraud, Analytics, Cards & Payments, Partnerships where you will own defining, executing, and delivering a technology roadmap for the Galileo product team. We are on a journey to create a cloud powered financial platform that democratizes access to financial services for our clients. You will help shape the investments as we modernize our current infrastructure and investments and invest in new product services. 

You will work on shaping our current product investments to create a more modern and cloud based offering, invest in net new cloud services and own and drive international growth. As a senior leader of the product team you will help establish the product management processes, frameworks, team structure and culture. You will help create and drive the long-term strategy, vision, and roadmap, with a high degree of ownership over critical product areas and the customer experience.

This role is cross-functional—you will work closely with engineering, design, operations, finance,  and executive teams to set technology strategy, define and prioritize features. You’ll bridge technical and business worlds engaging with matrixed teams including engineering, design, operations, legal, risk, compliance and you must drive internal stakeholder and partner engagements necessary for the on-time launch of the product.

This is a high visibility role and you will often interact with C-level executives inside and outside Galileo. In this role you will be expected to independently interface and drive discussions and decisions with leaders from product, engineering, business unit and operations.

What you’ll do:

  • Build a vision, strategy and own a multi-year product roadmap
  • Drive international growth, product strategy and execution
  • Be able to drive disruptive innovative solutions in a customer centric environment
  • Break vision into phases, prioritize and drive backlogs for launch with your dedicated engineering teams
  • Own BI, instrumentation and data and analysis for your products to drive deep understanding, innovation and product plans
  • Be able to lead in a fast paced agile environment
  • Work with internal project stakeholders from marketing, sales, operations, community and executive management to translate customer needs into a product
  • Be able to work closely with engineering to own and dive deep into backlogs , definition of done and technical details
  • Lead extensive framework of experimentation in order to drive customer impact
  • Build out the product management team, processes, and frameworks

What you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher with a technical discipline, or equivalent experience
  • 8+ years product management with a passion to build financial platforms
  • Superior communication skills, written and verbal. 
  • Experience presenting to C-level leadership
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage tradeoffs and evaluate opportunistic new ideas with internal and external partners
  • Experience managing complex product development cycles and highly technical solutions
  • Experience leading cross-functional teams to deliver products and projects on deadlines
  • Ability to work with remote teams

Nice to have:

  • MBA with BS or higher in Computer Science
  • Demonstrated experience in financial services

Why you’ll love working here

Galileo offers market competitive salaries, covers 100% of your family's medical premiums and provides a true work/life balance.  Each employee receives a generous bank of PTO each year as well as 11 paid holidays.  Additionally, Galileo offers humanitarian PTO to each employee to participate in global volunteer projects as part of The Galileo Foundation. Did we mention reimbursement for applicable professional development including tuition and certifications?  If you are looking for a leading edge technology environment with a positive and rewarding culture, join the Fintech revolution.  Join Galileo!