Gusto is hiring a

Product Management Leadership - Foundations (Payments, Risk, Data, Infrastructure)

San Francisco, United States

Gusto is seeking an experienced leader to head the team building our product’s core systems. As part of Gusto’s product leadership team, you will heavily impact Gusto’s product strategy, shape the product team, launch features, and build the future of work for millions of employees.

We are looking for a visionary who’s dissatisfied with the status quo. You and your team will change the way people are paid and save their money, how we model the risk of the employers and employees that use Gusto, and how we can use data to improve not only our operations but our user’s lives.

To help you accomplish this, we'll offer you the perfect environment to execute on your vision, including an incredible team to help you every step of the way. We expect continual product innovation and we're always passionate about delighting our customers with every new release.

Here’s what you’ll do day-to-day:

  • Be ultimately responsible for all things related to payments, banking, risk, underwriting, user security, and data science and infrastructure at Gusto.
  • Recruit, employ, and lead a team of PMs and generalists who are responsible for building the platform on which Gusto builds.
  • Develop and lead product roadmap for a cross-functional team of PM, engineers, designers and data scientists.
  • Understand internal and external customer pain points and come up with solutions, prototype, iterate and launch new features.

Here’s what we’re looking for:

  • 7+ years of product management experience in at least one of payments, risk, data, or infrastructure
  • Experience building and training product teams
  • A willingness to learn and expand your knowledge
  • An entrepreneurial spirit, drive, and creativity
  • A strong technical background (CS degree or equivalent)
  • A proven track record of building infrastructure that supports a fast growing company
  • Someone who is passionate about our mission and has deep empathy for our customers


Gusto offers payroll, benefits, and workers’ compensation to small businesses across the United States, from bike shops in Virginia to tech startups in San Francisco. Our investors include top venture capital firms like Google Capital and Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, plus the founders of Instagram, Stripe, and more. To learn more about our values, benefits, and life at Gusto, visit