Senior Director, Product Management Platform

  • Herzliya
  • Full-time
  • Product


At Papaya, we are committed to revolutionizing the global payroll and payment industry by leveraging cutting-edge technology and innovative solutions. Our mission is to provide businesses with a comprehensive, user-friendly Payroll Operation System that streamlines payroll and payment processes while ensuring compliance with local regulations in more than 180 countries.

In this fast-paced, dynamic environment, you'll have the opportunity to make a real impact on the future of work. If you're a self-starter with a passion for innovation and a commitment to excellence, we want to hear from you.

As a member of our team, you'll have access to a wide range of resources and support to help you succeed, including ongoing training and professional development

You will:  

  • Set, drive and execute the product strategy of Papaya Global’s leading Platform to enable complex data workflows and pipelines that move and process data at scale
  • Attract, build, manage, and develop a talented, diverse, equitable and inclusive mission driven team of product managers and product leaders
  • Lead a team through the ideation, technical development, and launch of innovative products
  • Drive product development with a team of world-class engineers and designers
  • Manage multiple products and priorities, scale teams, and ensure org is effective, healthy and set up for success by establishing clear and measurable goals
  • Identifying strategic areas of new investment and generating budget models for product expansion
  • Work closely with other teams at Papaya Global to ensure efficient and productive working relationships
  • Understand the market, and competition, and champion our users to craft product strategies that will lead to long-term success
  • Lead by example. Be incredibly truth-seeking and finger-tippy with data, set a high bar for the team to think boldly and creatively and then to funnel that energy into concrete products and execution plans, move fast and be biased toward action


  • 12+ years of experience in Product Management, working collaboratively with engineering, design and user research teams
  • 8+ years of experience hiring, managing, and developing both individual contributors and senior product leaders
  • 8+ years experience leading teams and driving strategy at SaaS/PaaS business
  • A high bar across the board - from your own contributions to the people you work with to the products you work on
  • You never hesitate to roll up your sleeves and address something hands-on
  • Deep prior experience in building platforms - implementing API/services layer and deconstructing data monoliths
  • Experience with system telemetry, logging, and measurement
  • You're equally comfortable explaining your team's analysis and recommendations to executives as you are discussing the technical tradeoffs in product development with engineers
  • BA/BS in Computer Science or related field. Technical understanding must go from the highest abstractions down to the hardware

Nice to have

  • Experience building 1-N products, platform/ecosystem products
  • Background in engineering, data and analytics preferred, with experience shipping production internal and external platforms
  • Love for team-building and eagerness for sleeves-up design and architecture collaboration with engineering

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