API-first stock and crypto brokerage platform

Developer Product Marketing

Job Type
3+ years
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About the role

Who We Are:

Alpaca is a fast growing series B fintech startup that’s raised over $72 million in funding.

Alpaca is an API-first stock and crypto platform that enables developers and businesses across the world to build trading algorithms, applications, and brokerage services.

Our globally distributed team consists of developers, traders, and brokerage specialists, and is backed by a group of prominent investors and highly experienced industry angel investors, including Tribe Capital, Horizon Ventures, Spark Capital, Social Leverage, Elefund, Portag3, and Y Combinator.

And, of course, we are very enthusiastic about open source contributions as well as community building.

The Alpaca Herd (Our Team):

We have 135+ globally distributed (remote) team members who love to have work from their favorite places in the world. We have team members based in the USA, Canada, South Africa, Singapore, Honk Kong, India, Nigeria, Brazil, United Kingdom, and more! We love candidates who have passion to make a global difference in financial services and technology, by impacting local communities, and becoming a part of our hyper-growth company.

Your Role:

Alpaca Markets is looking for a leader who delivers our API products with the best value to our users. Our users are mostly developers and tech-savvy people who either trade using the API or build the next generation of fintech apps. As an API-first company, we care a lot about the details of how products are packaged so that developer communities are attracted. Working closely with the marketing team, you will be the leader who belongs to the product team (reporting into CPO), help every product manager ship their products and build the team around it.

Things You Get To Do:

  • Own product launches and execute the plans under the product team
  • Create contents that continuously propose different use cases of the products
  • Analyze the product positioning and user archetype of each product
  • Measure the success of products
  • Work closely with product managers, designers, engineers and marketing members to understand both the user and product
  • Build the product marketing team and mentor junior members

Who You Are (Must-Haves):

  • Strong understanding of developer tool products, preferably 1+ years of professional software engineering background
  • 3+ years of professional marketing experience
  • Strong understanding of social media and online developer communities
  • Leadership and ownership mindset
  • Detail oriented mindset and skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Data analytics skills (SQL, Python, R, etc)

How We Take Care of You:

  • Competitive Salary & Stock Options
  • Benefits: Health benefits start on day 1. In the US this includes Medical, Dental, Vision. In Canada, this includes supplemental healthcare. Internationally, this includes a stipend value to offset medical costs
  • New Hire Home-Office Setup: One-time USD $500
  • Monthly Stipend: USD $150 per month via a Brex Card
  • Work with awesome people, clients and partners from around the world
  • Retirement Plan - While we take care of our international folks as best we can, currently, retirement plans are only available to US-based employees

Alpaca is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace dedicated to pursuing and hiring a diverse workforce.

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.

Team Size:123
Location:San Mateo, CA
Hitoshi Harada
Hitoshi Harada
Yoshi Yokokawa
Yoshi Yokokawa