API for Free Stock Trading

Fintech Product Manager at Alpaca

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3+ years
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About the role

This is an opportunity to join a fast-growing Fintech startup building an API infrastructure for stock investing. We are looking for a sharp, curious, and hungry talent who pushes the company's product development working closely with both Engineering team and Revenue team. Because we want to build the most developer-friendly API product, we want you to have familiarity with API products (being able to write a script program is required). You will need to have a PM experience in tech products as well as to be very open-minded to keep learning about compliance, broker-dealer operations, API products, fintech ecosystem, capital markets to perform well in this role.


  • Report to CPO
  • Manage backlogs in jira and run the scrum
  • Understand priorities, requirements from CPO at mid-high level, and manage low-level locally to be responsible for the team delivery in time
  • Understand the dependencies, blockers and high-level tech problems to sort out tasks and report the progress to leadership
  • Perform acceptance/user testing and be responsible for the delivered feature quality
  • Write specs and documentation (for internal users) of the (being) delivered features
  • Work with non-product (compliance, operations, business both internally and externally) to clarify the requirement details


  • Excited about what Alpaca is building <- IMPORTANT!!
  • Be able to write one of the script programs (e.g. ruby, python, javascript, SQL etc)
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent 2+ years of experience in Product Management, Engineering, Consulting, and/or starting a startup
  • Strong written, verbal and collaboration skills

Why you should join Alpaca

Alpaca is a hyper growth financial technology company that is democratizing global access to financial markets starting with our API-first stock brokerage. In just two years, billions of dollars of securities are traded every month via our API and rapidly increasing.

Alpaca’s globally distributed team consists of developers, traders, and brokerage business specialists and backed by a group of well-capitalized investors including Spark Capital, Portag3, Social Leverage, Y Combinator as well as highly experienced industry angel investors. We are also very tech-enthusiastic with notable track records in open source and startup communities.