Product Manager - Authentication

Nylas, Remote (United States)

Billions of people. Trillions of connections. One API.

Duration: Full-Time

Who we are
Our mission at Nylas is to turn communication into inspiration and insight. We empower over 100,000 developers and over 900 companies all over the world to access, parse, and gain insights from communications data to provide better experiences for their customers and users, all while providing top tier security and compliance. To achieve this vision, we’ve raised over $175M from Tiger Global, 8VC, ScaleUp, Spark Capital, Slack, and more.

We have a huge market (every company that builds software) and a massive opportunity (the world runs on communication and data). By continuing to hire exceptional people from all different backgrounds and perspectives, we have the opportunity to make Nylas one of the biggest, most successful and equitable technology companies in the world. 

Why Nylas
Nylas is an advocate for the well-being of our employees. We trust our employees and give them the autonomy to achieve their goals without focusing on when, where, and how they get there. We are a flexibility first workplace. That means if you have a preference for working fully remote, going into the office every day, or anywhere in between, we support that working style. but if Nylanauts want to work from an office, we have hubs in San Francisco, Denver, New York City, Toronto, and London.

We are also strong supporters of internal and cross-team mobility and growth. We want Nylas to be a place where anyone can be supported to grow, learn, and become the best at what they do. We’ve been named a top Startup for career growth and development by Forbes, Great Places to Work, and Comparably!

From our CTO + Co-Founder, Christine Spang:
“We have a number of folks on the team who started as an individual contributor and became staff level or leaders in their area. I personally love seeing people reach their full potential and become successful at Nylas.”

About the team
The Nylas Authentication team is tasked with creating a seamless authentication experience throughout our platform so that our customers can easily integrate with Nylas. We're looking for a Product Manager to join this new team and help implement the product roadmap for login and authentication at Nylas, optimizing for account security, operational excellence, and improving the overall customer experience.


  • Full end-to-end ownership over launching new auth capabilities across our API and streaming platforms
  • Collaborate with engineering and build release strategy for integrating multiple authentication systems
  • Work collaboratively with every department to launch high-quality products on time
  • Own product documentation and work with product marketing to communicate both internally and externally about new features
  • Analyze product feedback, meet with customers, and run closed-betas with partners to help inform product direction and priorities
  • Research and validate assumptions, making product decisions quickly — even with imperfect data


  • 7 years of product management experience working with technical products, especially APIs and developer platforms
  • Experience working with identity, access management, authorization, or authentication technologies
  • You thrive in a fast-paced environment and can get a lot done with minimal direction
  • Your curiosity is boundless and you’re always looking for opportunities to improve the product
  • You’re comfortable talking to engineers about code and can read technical documentation to create product requirements
  • You have the ability to dive into details when executing while constantly reviewing the big picture to make sure priorities are correct
  • You have excellent communication skills and have experience working with distributed teams
  • You put the team before yourself and are willing to do whatever it takes to help create the best product for our customers
Perks and Benefits:
Nylas Alumni Fund: after 3 years employment, Nylas will invest $20k into your seed round if you decide to start your own company
• Unlimited Paid Time Off (PTO): we take this very seriously as we care about the well-being of our employees
• Healthcare: 90% premium coverage for medical, dental and vision for you and your family
• One Medical onsite and tele-health membership for you and dependents
• Additional: Health and DC FSA, Life insurance, with options for STD, LTD
• Retirement Plan: match up to 3% of annual salary for 401k or RRSP contributions
• Education Stipend: $1k annual education & development benefit
• Perk card: $150 per month towards health, wellness, and other perks via Assembly
• Cell Phone: $50 per month stipend towards cell phone reimbursement
• Fully Paid Parental Leave: 12 weeks parental leave (maternity & paternity)

Not sure if this is you?
We want a diverse, global team, with a broad range of experience and perspectives. If this job sounds great, but you’re not sure if you qualify, apply anyway! We carefully consider every application and will either move forward with your application, find another team that might be better suited to your skills, keep in touch for future opportunities, or thank you for your time.

Equal Opportunity Employer:
Nylas is registered as an employer in many, but not all, states/provinces. If you are not located in or able to work from a state/province where Nylas is registered, you will not be eligible for employment. Visa sponsorship may not be available in certain remote locations.

Nylas is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. See also EEO is the Law.

About Nylas

We’re a small tight-knit crew building the future of email. Our Mission The world of email is broken. Old protocols, obscure data formats, and fragmented standards have left developers frustrated. We want to change that, by creating a modern API for email, contacts, and calendar. Our mission is to build elegant products for large complex systems. Our Values We believe in people. Creative, smart people who help each other do their best and be their best. We respect and trust each other. We feel the same about our end users, customers, and developers. People at Nylas work hard and are given lots of responsibility, with an extremely high bar for excellence. It’s expected that individuals own projects end-to-end and ship quickly with lots of autonomy. We value communication, accountability, inclusion, intellectual rigor, and positivity.


Want to learn more about Nylas? Visit Nylas's website.