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Senior Product Manager, Anti-Financial Crimes

Kraken

Kraken

Accounting & Finance, Product
United States
Posted on Thursday, March 7, 2024

Building the Future of Crypto

Our Krakenites are a world-class team with crypto conviction, united by our desire to discover and unlock the potential of crypto and blockchain technology.

What makes us different?

Kraken is a mission-focused company rooted in crypto values. As a Krakenite, you’ll join us on our mission to accelerate the global adoption of crypto, so that everyone can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. For over a decade, Kraken’s focus on our mission and crypto ethos has attracted many of the most talented crypto experts in the world.

Before you apply, please read the Kraken Culture page to learn more about our internal culture, values, and mission.

As a fully remote company, we have Krakenites in 60+ countries who speak over 50 languages. Krakenites are industry pioneers who develop premium crypto products for experienced traders, institutions, and newcomers to the space. Kraken is committed to industry-leading security, crypto education, and world-class client support through our products like Kraken Pro, Kraken NFT, and Kraken Futures.

Become a Krakenite and build the future of crypto!

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The team

Join our Compliance Technology team and contribute to compliant, safe and mainstream adoption of cryptocurrencies. The Compliance Technology team is focused on building the best in class Reg Tech tools that mitigate regulatory risk, optimize cost and build a leading Compliance program.

Our Compliance Technology team includes data analysts, data scientists, software engineers, product managers and project managers working together to build, maintain and upgrade various Compliance systems and tools. This team brings a unique blend of creativity, technical skills and Compliance knowhow. The team members are located in seven countries in four different continents.

The opportunity

  • Review business requirements document from Compliance end users in AML, KYC and Sanctions screening teams and develop systems specifications document, business and technical process flows

  • Drive innovation in Anti Financial Crime tooling solutions at Kraken in collaboration with Compliance, Product and Engineering teams

  • Build and maintain Compliance Systems roadmap for anti financial crime systems like risk scoring, transaction monitoring and watchlist screening

  • Develop detailed technology solutions and systems improvements by conducting business analysis of existing systems, processes, policies and procedures

  • Be the subject matter expert for Compliance tools and represent Kraken Compliance in technical deep-dives in regulatory exams and audits

  • Partner with Compliance Management to effectively prioritize systems tooling requests and work with the Compliance engineering and core PDE teams to implement them

  • Support Regional Compliance Officers (RCOs) and their teams in audits, exams, and ongoing systems development and governance

  • Write detailed technical system documents with version control

  • Perform User Acceptance Testing and ensure requirements are understood and implemented as requested.

  • Facilitate communication across all system development phases and proactively alert management of changes to scope, timelines and resources.

  • Create Jira tickets and manage backlogs; effectively prioritize new system features vs. bug fixes

Skills you should HODL

  • 7+ years of combined total experience in product management, systems development, data analytics and engineering within Financial Services Compliance

  • 7+ years of combined total experience at a financial institution, fintech or a large consulting firm with relevant experience

  • Undergraduate degree in Mathematics, Statistics, Finance, Information Systems, Computer Science, Business Analytics, Data Science or related technical field

  • Deep knowledge of Know Your Customer, Onboarding, Sanctions Screening and Anti Money Laundering Compliance

  • Ability to execute in a cross-functional global setting

  • A strategic thinker who can communicate well and make things happen

  • Knowledge of SQL, database concepts, software development lifecycle and project management principles

  • Expertise in data gathering and quantitative analysis

  • Solution oriented, proactive, strategic, comfortable with navigating ambiguity, bias for action and ability to balance multiple priorities

Nice to have

  • Experience within a hyper-growth crypto/fintech

  • Passion or growing intrigue for cryptocurrency adoption and personal experience with crypto

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Kraken is powered by people from around the world and we celebrate all Krakenites for their diverse talents, backgrounds, contributions and unique perspectives. We hire strictly based on merit, meaning we seek out the candidates with the right abilities, knowledge, and skills considered the most suitable for the job. We encourage you to apply for roles where you don't fully meet the listed requirements, especially if you're passionate or knowledgable about crypto!

As an equal opportunity employer, we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws.

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