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Product Manager - Platform



Posted on Friday, February 9, 2024

Binti builds modern software to help every child have a safe, loving, and stable family. Working with county and state governments across 34 states, Binti's tools improve the child welfare system. The 500+ agencies using Binti serve about 40% of children in child welfare in the US, and agencies using Binti have increased the number of approved families by an average of 30%, making a real dent in the shortage of foster/adoptive parents for children in the US. Beyond helping families foster/adopt children, Binti is launching software to support families who are struggling to get the services they need to stay together with or reunify with their children.

Binti is a for-profit, mission-driven software company based in Oakland, CA. Investors include Founders Fund, First Round Capital, Kapor Capital, and others. We’re a team of 90+ people and growing quickly. We care about creating a workplace where everyone feels welcome and can bring their full self to work. We have a huge, ambitious vision to rewire government to be more effective in order to expand opportunities for people around the world, and we are looking for mission-driven, high-empathy, high-performance, and low-ego team members to join us on our exciting journey towards that vision.


At Binti, Product Managers drive the strategy and execution of innovative software products that make it easier for children to have the safety, support, and permanency of a loving home. We spend much of our time understanding the intricacies of how the child welfare system impacts our many end users (children, families of origin, foster/adoptive families, social workers, and care teams), all of whom use Binti in very different ways. As a PM, you’ll work closely with Engineering, Design, and customer-facing teams to hold our product quality bar high while keeping the child first. You’ll do so alongside a kind, collaborative team of experienced Product Managers who have big ambitions for Binti and the impact we can have on child welfare.


  • Understand Binti’s product strategy across our product suite and develop our platform strategy and roadmap to empower each of Binti’s products with reusable foundations, including permissions architecture, collaboration features, document management, internal tools, and more

  • Shadow and interview social workers, families and youth to understand our user needs and scope features that empower improved outcomes for children and families, social worker time savings and internal Binti team efficiencies

  • Partner closely with each PM leading a product to build empower their work and help us spin up additional products more quickly

  • Work closely with the platform engineering team to execute on our roadmap as well as respond to ongoing customer needs

  • Work closely with engineers, designers, and fellow product managers to scope and build new features from idea through launch


  • Build out our agency relationships functionality that helps agencies collaborate with each other to refer children to find the right foster family, as well as refer children and families to services across agencies

  • Scope out our next level of configurable permissions across our application, supporting multiple products as well as many roles across our customers


  • 3+ years of software product management experience

  • Significant experience conducting user interviews to understand customer needs

  • Experience working with complicated architecture projects and data migrations

  • Worn many hats and can flex into UXR, design, and project management as needed

  • A defined perspective on weighing and making tradeoffs (MVP vs. long-term, quantitative vs. qualitative inputs, impact vs. technical effort)

  • Comfort operating in a scrappy, high-growth startup environment

  • Passion for building diverse, equitable, and collaborative teams and culture


We offer flexible scheduling for all team members. Ideal candidates will be open to working a schedule that allows real-time collaboration with the team during this timeframe.


This role is open to fully remote candidates authorized to work within the United States. If you are in the San Francisco Bay Area, working from our Oakland office is optional but encouraged for face-to-face collaboration.


  • An above-market compensation package (salary + equity)

  • Excellent medical, dental, vision, and life insurance - 99% of insurance premiums covered for you + your dependents

  • Flexible vacation time to promote a healthy work-life blend

  • 13 paid holidays; 11 federally observed holidays (including Juneteenth), plus Election Day and the day after Thanksgiving

  • 16 weeks of paid parental bonding leave for the arrival of a newborn or newly placed infant

  • Sick/mental health time separate from vacation days (accrue up to a cap of 160 hours)

  • 4 weeks of sabbatical after 4 years of service at the company

  • 401(k) with 100% match of contributions up to 4% of your annual salary

  • Commuter benefits, FSA, and DCSA with administration paid for

  • $5,000 annual bonus for employees who volunteer as a CASA (court-appointed special advocates)

  • $2,500 annual reimbursement for ongoing learning and development, with opportunities to attend trainings/conferences, on-site speaker series, and lunch and learns

  • $300 reimbursement for virtual home office setup

  • $50 a month remote work stipend to cover internet, electricity, home office setup costs or lunch/snacks with coworkers

  • Paid jury duty

At Binti, we celebrate having a diverse team and believe our differences make us stronger. Binti is proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace and is an equal-opportunity employer. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.