API Platform Product Manager

Role Description

The API Product Manager is the person accountable for understanding the customer needs and providing clear requirements to what data is needed and how this needs to be presented. In addition, they document the requirements for API developers to use and are available to the API team to answer questions. This person will work with our current stakeholders to determine what they need from your API, and work with our technical resources to design an API to suit those business use cases rather than building APIs that are merely equivalents to our database structure. They will articulate and define the value proposition of the API products being built and priorities, communicate projected timelines, and negotiate requests from other teams or businesses that need features or functionality from our APIs.


  • Responsible for defining & delivering value for their portfolio of API Products
  • Understands and articulates the customer/business needs
  • Own the user experience (developer experience)
  • Champion of outside-in design
  • Creates requirements that:
  • Clearly describe the data needed and in what structure or format
  • Prioritized according to value & business objective
  • Groom the backlog of user stories and prioritizes for the API Team


  • Product management or product design experience
  • Strong technical and philosophical understanding of APIs and API design
  • Web product development experience
  • Experience negotiating with various stakeholders for technology solutions
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent leadership and communication skills
  • Experience in the Fintech or regulated financial services space a plus
  • Experience in an API development environment with running knowledge of Postman a plus
  • Fluency in Atlassian toolset
  • Fluency in Google Workspace toolset
  • Familiar with Scrum methodologies
  • Bachelor’s degree


  • Remote-first, San Diego HQ (re-opening soon).
  • Flexible time off
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision coverage for you and your dependents
  • Home office set up
  • 401k
  • Equity
  • Work alongside the founding team and help shape the future of the company while transforming an entire industry

Company Overview

Trovata is the first modern end-to-end fintech platform that helps companies manage their cash flow. We’re pioneering open banking (direct APIs) for mid-market and enterprise companies to automate cash positions, cash flow analysis, and cash forecasting. 
Our solution was developed by a longtime CFO who knew there had to be a better way, and is engineered by experienced software developers from Capital One. We closed our $20M Series A round in January of 2021 and have top-tier partners.