Product Manager - Crypto Assets

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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!
The Product Manager will be responsible for the research, evaluation, listing and product management of crypto assets at Kraken. Responsibilities include building a comprehensive view of the cryptocurrency ecosystem, close collaboration with our business teams on crypto assets of interest, detailing of product requirements and end-to-end execution together with the technology and service teams. The successful candidate should thrive in a security-focused, collaborative, process-driven environment and be able to easily adapt and adjust to change without sacrificing the product vision. The position requires interaction with a wide variety of internal stakeholders at various levels of the organization. Candidates must possess the ability to clearly articulate the rationale behind decisions to business, compliance, technology and client-facing stakeholders. They must also have exceptional project management skills.

Responsibilities

  • Manage all client facing aspect of crypto assets on the exchange - communication, launch, funding and relevant trading experience
  • Work with the technology, legal and compliance teams on the planning, launch and maintenance of crypto asset integration
  • Performance tracking, KPI management and analysis in collaboration with business teams
  • Explore new product and business opportunities for crypto assets on Kraken
  • Plan relevant testing phases, rollout and product delivery
  • Facilitate communication across all project phases and proactively alert management of changes to scope, timelines and resources 

Requirements

  • Deep understanding of crypto projects, their lifecycle, roadmap, community and the potential impact of listing the project on Kraken
  • Deep understanding of existing and upcoming blockchain protocols plus overview of the ongoing research in the area
  • Ability to gauge the business and technology impact of a crypto project (ex. Whitepaper analysis) 
  • Understanding of the compliance and regulatory requirements around crypto assets
  • 3-5 years of relevant product management experience
  • Knowledge of the cryptocurrency exchange space
  • Expertise in data gathering and quantitative analysis
  • Solution oriented, highly-motivated and proactive self-starter 
  • Macro-to-micro versatility: strategic mindset coupled with a keen attention to detail 
  • Well-rounded interpersonal skills, and experience interacting with diverse personalities 
  • Deep understanding of project management principles and best practices 
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills 
  • Prior crypto, trading, gaming, banking or fintech relevant experience is required
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