API-first stock and crypto brokerage platform

Success Operations Analyst

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1+ years
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About the role

Alpaca is a fast-growing fintech API startup backed by a group of prominent investors including Spark, Portage, Social Leverage, Tribe, Horizons, Eldridge, Positive Sum, Elefund, and Y Combinator, and highly experienced industry angel investors. Alpaca has raised a total of $72 million to date.

Alpaca builds a developer API that allows apps and developers globally to launch commission-free stock trading apps. Our platform also offers a developer-friendly community and platform for traders to programmatically trade stocks with ease. Of course, we are very enthusiastic about open source contribution and community building!

We’re looking for a data-driven individual who will help identify and drive the necessary changes to maximize efficiency and results in Developer Success. As a success operations analyst, you will be helping build the infrastructure to help the Developer Success organization scale effectively.

Job Responsibilities

  • Be in charge of API design (consistency, logicalness, ease of use, etc)
  • Be in charge of documenting API easily consumable way
  • Work with cross functional teams to make sure the API features are communicated to the developers
  • Build out tutorial, interactive demos, knowledge centers, educational materials
  • Converse with developers as the product specialist to help them (working with the support team)
  • Converse with developers to understand their needs, system/business requirements and reflect them to the future API development
  • Ideate developer contents and manage open source softwares as well as code snippets
  • Perform acceptance/user testing and be responsible for the delivered feature quality
  • Write specs and documentation (for internal users) of the (being) delivered features

Required Qualifications and Experience

  • Industry experience or strong interest in the FinTech landscape and investing.
  • Strong listening skills; open to input from other team members and departments.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as excellent organisational skills.
  • Constantly learning and studying.
  • Ability to break down ambiguous, complex problems into concrete, manageable components and think through optimal solutions.
  • Analytical mindset combined with intuition for the needs of the customer.
  • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and meet time sensitive deadlines.
  • Teamwork, good communication, and internal partnership skills are a must.
  • Takes a high degree of ownership over the outcomes of their work
  • Ability to break down ambiguous problems into concrete, manageable components and think through optimal * solutions
  • Must be coachable.
  • Startup mindset.
  • Series 7 within 3 months of hire.

Why you should join Alpaca

Alpaca is a hyper growth financial technology company that is democratizing global access to financial markets starting with our API-first stock brokerage. In just two years, billions of dollars of securities are traded every month via our API and rapidly increasing.

Alpaca’s globally distributed team consists of developers, traders, and brokerage business specialists and backed by a group of well-capitalized investors including Spark Capital, Portag3, Social Leverage, Y Combinator as well as highly experienced industry angel investors. We are also very tech-enthusiastic with notable track records in open source and startup communities.

Team Size:123
Location:San Mateo, CA
Hitoshi Harada
Hitoshi Harada
Yoshi Yokokawa
Yoshi Yokokawa