Product Manager

| Chicago

What We Are Looking For:

CityBase builds software that improves the way citizens and businesses interact with their local government. We are looking for a seasoned product manager to lead our efforts to build innovative payment products for our customers.


  • Own the product roadmap and be able to justify the link between product decisions and business outcomes
  • Own and maintain the quality of product execution cycles working with a cross-functional team of designers, engineers and QA
  • Work with product marketing and sales to execute on the Go-To-Market strategy
  • Deeply understand the problem through regular interaction with customers, and translate that understanding into product insights
  • Justify decisions to management and the broader company, and be able to communicate clearly and articulately for a wide range of audiences
  • Work with other product teams to regularly re-visit and improve the company-wide product process


  • 8+ years of product development experience, with a few specifically in product management
  • You understand the technical constraints of payment technology, and you can effectively collaborate with developers to ship your work
  • You can translate business goals into a product strategy and roadmap
  • You are have proven experience with w both strategic thinking and execution
  • You have excellent communication skills, in writing and in person
  • You are able to accurately estimate outcomes
  • You take deep pride in your work, but can make peace with shipping something "good enough"
  • You are independent and thrive in a startup and low-touch management environment
  • You can effectively prioritize the problems you know about, and work to uncover the problems you don't know yet

About CityBase:

At its best, local government is a unifying force with the power to dramatically improve lives. Govtech-company CityBase is helping smart people build intelligent government, working with cities, counties, utilities, and states to create a place as dynamic as the people who live in it, work in it, and contribute to it. Accessible and responsive, adaptive and efficient, our cloud-based platform is digitizing the city-hall experience and impacting constituents nationwide.

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