Principal Product Manager – Payroll Engine | Gusto, Inc. | Remote (USA)

Principal Product Manager – Payroll Engine | Gusto, Inc. | Remote (USA)

Remote US
Application ends: August 13, 2024
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Job Description

About the Role:

We are looking for a customer and data driven Principal Product Manager to join our Payroll Engine team to help re-imagine and build the Payroll of the future. This team is responsible for our flagship product, Payroll, and owns all customer experiences and systems around compliance, taxes, payments, filings and more. As part of this team, you will closely collaborate with Engineers, Designers, Data Scientists, Compliance, Legal, and Operations partners to drive strategy, build products, and impact Gusto’s P&L.

About the Team:

The ideal candidate would have strong technical, analytical, and storytelling skills, as well as experience working in a highly regulated industry while building complex products at scale. Additionally, they would have experience leading large engineering and cross-functional teams, and balancing business, product, and technical goals in their team’s strategy & roadmap.

Here’s what you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Tackle complex and ambiguous problems in a highly regulated domain while partnering with Engineering, Design, Data Science, Compliance, Legal, Operations, and other cross-functional teams 
  • Set goals and strategy then translate it into a roadmap, milestones, and requirements to drive alignment and excitement with your cross-functional partners and stakeholders 
  • Understand, track and improve key product and business metrics 
  • Work with key stakeholders across the company 
  • Drive the product development process from concept to launch, ensuring timely delivery of high-quality products that delight customers and result in significant and measurable business impact 

Here’s what we’re looking for:

  • 7+ years of hands-on product management experience with a proven track record of building customer centric products
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills: ability to articulate and build business models and prioritization 
    • Ability to set a strategy and translate it into a roadmap requirements and actionable plan
    • Ability to define and track metrics to successfully launch and land high impact features 
    • Experienced driving at-scale features/improvements to mature products. 
    • High attention to detail, strong bias for action and highly organized.  
  • Experience working on products with high technical complexity and balancing technical goals with product goals 
  • Ability to drive end-to-end execution with cross functional partners while building strong partnership and collaboration to garner buy-in across all levels 
  • Experience in distilling complex and ambiguous problems into actionable solutions 
  • Previous experience in a highly regulated domain and/or in Payroll is a plus
    • Experience at rapidly scaling companies preferred