Product Manager – Authorization


  • Full Time

We believe the way people interact with their finances will drastically improve in the next few years. We’re dedicated to empowering this transformation by building the tools and infrastructure developers need to create their own products. Plaid powers the tools millions of people rely on to live a healthier financial life. We work with thousands of companies like Venmo and SoFi, several of the Fortune 500, and many of the largest banks to make it easy for people to connect their financial accounts to the apps and services they want to use. Plaid’s network covers 11,000 financial institutions across the US, Canada, UK and Europe. Founded in 2013, the company is headquartered in San Francisco with offices in New York, Salt Lake City, Washington D.C., London and Amsterdam.

Plaid is looking for a Product Manager to help us scale our Authorization management offering product suite. Through Authorization, Plaid is perpetuating consumer privacy controls in Open Finance. Put succinctly, Authorization enables our partners to offer data sharing controls to their consumers and helps manage risk around the data sharing for our Data Partners. In this role, you will work closely with the teams building Authorization and Risk products and bringing it to market for data partners. Your role will be to ensure that Authorization is a best-in-class, elegant solution with a compelling value prop and an unbeatable developer experience for potential partners.  If you’re interested in making a big impact that will transform the entire consumer and data privacy landscape, working with senior leadership across our industry, and defining the API future of connectivity, let’s chat!




  • Establishing long-term product market fit for Plaid’s Authorization products and transforming the future of open finance
  • Owning key elements of the Authorization design, documentation, core features, and partner integrations
  • Conducting discovery and identifying partner needs related to data sharing risk management
  • Reducing friction around comprehension, implementation or maintenance of Authorization both for Plaid and our partners
  • Defining and delivering on a roadmap for core functionality, tooling and capabilities 
  • Balancing needs, priorities, opportunities and challenges across stakeholders both in and outside of Plaid

    What excites you:


  • The opportunity to transform open finance for institutions, innovators and consumers
  • Building out a new platform in its early stages
  • Working closely with partners to achieve resilient product-market fit
  • Digging into complex challenges and uncovering new opportunities 
  • Working in a fast-paced environment that values self-starters, solid judgment and fast decision-making

    What excited us:


  • 3+ years of Product Management experience
  • Experience working with API products or platforms
  • Successfully shipping high complexity products
  • Ability to balance and coordinate cross-functionally 
  • Customer empathy and the ability to iterate on a developing product
  • Clear communication, and discipline + rigor in your thinking, planning, and delivery



    Plaid is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, ethnicity, religion or religious belief, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender status, sexual stereotypes, age, military or veteran status, disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. We also consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Plaid is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for candidates with disabilities in our recruiting process. If you need any assistance with your application or interviews due to a disability, please let us know at