Poynt was founded on the belief that all merchants should have access to innovative technology without compromising on security or user experience. We set out to fix broken commerce infrastructure by bringing developers, distributors and merchants together on an open platform running on top of a smart, all-in-one device. The company has raised over $28 million in venture funding from prominent firms like Google Ventures.
Poynt is building the payment terminal and commerce platform of the future. Some of the largest merchants, developers, banks, and resellers in the world are key partners on this platform, and we aim to provide an incredible level of insight and control to each of these parties over their highly unique use cases and concerns.
Our real-time data pipeline ingests, normalizes, and aggregates billions of events from our apps and Smart Terminal, and deliver instant insights and trigger alerts on web/mobile apps for each of our customer types. We constantly tread the line between performance and scalability, using many different backend tools and optimizations to produce the most useful yet fastest interfaces and alert
With our founder and CEO Osama Bedier — former head of Google Wallet and long-time PayPal senior executive — we strive to create tools that will help merchants thrive in today’s evolving and connected commerce world.
Though we are quickly growing, one thing remains constant: we are a family. We approach challenges and opportunities head on, all the while growing and evolving as individuals and a company. Our culture has allowed us to recruit the best talent from prominent tech companies like Google, PayPal, Visa, Square and others.
About the Role
As a Product Manager at Poynt, you will be responsible for driving product initiatives from inception through execution. In this role you will collaborate closely with designers, engineers, analysts, and other cross functional team members within the organization to ensure that our products amaze and delight our users.
You will do the following:
Own justification of product features through metrics and secondary research
Own delivery of product initiatives and releases
Write user narratives to imagine the experience a customer may have
Define, document, and communicate objectives, requirements and constraints for
product initiatives and releases
Collaborate with engineers and designers to edit the service and product
Communicate development status and document progress toward milestones
Prioritize and sequence product initiatives against a mandate
Perform market research and analysis
Natural leadership instincts with proven ability to innovate
5+ years of product management experience
An entrepreneurial work style, you are a self-starter
Excellent organization skills
Ability to work well with designers and engineers
An analytical and metrics driven work style
Great interpersonal and communication skills
Prior experience at a startup or consumer internet company
Comfort in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
Passion for payments & new technology
Experience in platform strategy / APIs is a plus
Location We are hiring for this role in Palo Alto.
Our company was founded on the belief that all merchants should have access to innovative technology without compromising on security or user experience.
Our mission is to fix a broken commerce infrastructure by bringing developers, distributors and merchants together on an open platform.
We were launched in 2013 by Osama Bedier, former head of Google Wallet. We are backed by Matrix Partners, Oak HC/FT Partners, Stanford-StartX Fund, Webb Investment Network, Nyca Partners, Google Ventures, and other individual investors.
Though we are quickly growing, one thing remains constant: we are a family. We approach challenges and opportunities head on, all the while growing and evolving as individuals and a company. Our culture has allowed us to recruit the best talent from payments, VC and tech - many of our colleagues have worked at some of the Valley’s most iconic companies.