Senior Product Manager - Trade Technologies

San Francisco Product
About Kraken

Our mission is to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency so that you and the rest of the world can achieve financial freedom and inclusion.  Founded in 2011 and with over 4 million clients, Kraken is one of the world's largest, most successful bitcoin exchanges and we're growing faster than ever. Our range of successful products are playing an important role in the mainstream adoption of crypto assets.  We attract people who constantly push themselves to think differently and chart exciting new paths in a rapidly growing industry. Kraken is a diverse group of dreamers and doers who see value in being radically transparent. Let's change the way the world thinks about money! Join the revolution!

Execute a robust and comprehensive Active Trader business and product strategy.
Assume ownership of trading technologies and products, including APIs.
Contribute to the development of the overall product strategy, product roadmap, and business plan.
Perform research to gain market insights across the industry.
Work closely with customers and key stakeholders to define and develop detailed product and business requirements.
Perform User Acceptance Testing and ensure requirements were understood and implemented as requested.
Evaluate new product opportunities and bring forward proposals for products to engage traders. Influence product and technology strategy and direction (roadmap), and product and user experience decision-making.
Manage engagement with customers, internal and external parties.
Evangelize the power of analytics and experimentation in building a data-driven organization. Actively prioritize product back-log, pre planning, prioritization and user story mapping sessions. Supervise one Product Manager.
The position requires 5% of travel to domestic and international engagements. 

Minimum education required

  • Bachelor’s degree or the equivalent in Finance, Business Analytics, Computer Science, Engineering, or Information Technology or a related field. 
  • Minimum experience required.

  • 8 years of progressive product management experience.
  • 5 years of experience in either digital assets, forex, or the brokerage industry. 
  • Skills requirement.

  • Demonstrated knowledge of programming using Python.
  • Demonstrated knowledge querying large databases using Programming Language SQL.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of data analytics using Python.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of developing reporting dashboards using data visualization tools.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of managing technology projects using agile methodologies and scrum tools such as JIRA.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of working with trading/matching engine.

  • We will accept any amount of experience in the skills listed above. 


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