Payment Gateway Product Manager

Phoenix, AZ or Remote


The Opportunity:


Through market-leading credential-driven privileges and innovative payments, Transact enables every aspect of student life across campus.  We partner with institutions to deliver a mobile-centric, personalized student and family experience both on and off-campus.  We are the only true enterprise-class cloud platform, enabling mission-critical capabilities that support student success by powering every aspect of campus life along with data for meaningful institutional insight. 


Transact is headquartered in Phoenix, AZ and has served the education community for over thirty-five years. Visit to learn more. 


The Responsibilities:


The Product Manager owns the effective planning and lifecycle management of our payment gateway solution. Product Management responsibilities include awareness and analysis of market, client and operational needs. Requires the ability to prioritize and align product deliveries to those needs and ensure the solution adheres to scope, schedule and cost. 


Specific Responsibilities will include:

                    Manages the life-cycle ownership of multiple assigned products or product lines

                    Responsible for virtual product P&L health including revenue, cost, margin, inventory, pricing and other financial aspects

                    Creates and maintains product roadmaps

                    Ensures managed products are aligned with the company’s strategy and business objectives

                    Works closely with internal and external stakeholders to gather market requirements, consolidate into product requirements and use cases while ensuring technology reuse

                    Collaborates with product marketing team on GTM, launch strategy and market positioning

                    Works with Development team to identify emerging technologies and trends to incorporate into product roadmap 

                    Directs products from Ideation to Development, monitor product health throughout its life, and manage EOL and transition

                    Represents products in governance meetings to secure additional funding for roadmap build-out and feature enhancements

                    Ensures that business vision and goals associated with feature sets are communicated clearly to the engineering and sales teams and that delivered products address business value.

                    Serves as a product champion within the organization to continuously ensure development activities are optimally aligned with market needs

                    Helps set pricing guidance based on market, competitive environment, and cost restrictions

                    Acts as Subject Matter and Industry experts at internal and external forums

                    Provides product-related content to the product marketing organization for the creation of collateral, sales tools and marketing programs

                    Helps drive build vs buy analysis and decisions related to product development

                    Participates in due diligence exercises relating to partnering and M&A opportunities

                    Identifies strategic market gaps to develop new product concepts

                    Develops business cases for new product concept proposals

                    Presents business cases, roadmaps, and product-health updates within the product review (QBR) meetings


The Requirements:


                    Four-year college degree, or equivalent, plus a minimum of four years in a product management role

                    Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact professionally with diverse groups including executives, engineering, and sales

                    Must have a minimum of 3 years of payment gateway experience 

                    A mixture of technical, business and interpersonal skills to work closely with internal and external stakeholders as well as customers, management, vendors, partners and the industry

                    Must be very detail orientated and be able to plan and work flexibly to a deadline

                    Has an interest in and aptitude for business strategy and considerations, the latest concepts in product design, and an understanding of the latest technologies in the web and cloud computing areas 

                    Can conceptualize features and functionality from idea stage to implementation and communicate complex information to different target audiences 


Preferred skills: 

                    PMP certification

                    Aha! certification or deep knowledge of tool

                    Ability to learn how to perform software product management within an agile development environment