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Product Manager - Blockchain Platform



Multiple locations · Canada · Europe · United Kingdom · Ireland
Posted on Thursday, April 25, 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!

The team

The Asset Growth & Management Product Group is responsible for helping our clients maintain and build their wealth with cryptocurrency. From staking and asset listings to blockchain platform and custody solutions.

The ideal candidate has professional experience working on on-chain crypto products and infrastructure within exchanges or financial institutions, has a strong understanding of client journeys relating to Funding flows, is data-driven, technically adept and has a proven track record of Product Management achievements. The position requires interaction with different internal stakeholders at various levels of the organization.

The opportunity

  • Develop and own the product strategy, planning and roadmap execution

  • Partner with engineering, Finance, Marketing and other product leads to build the Blockchain Platform feature requirements

  • Find ways to ‘productify’ the existing technical components to make them reusable across the company

  • Understand the needs from multiple teams and prioritize the highest impact on customers

  • Work closely with stakeholders on quarterly and annual planning to develop detailed technical PRDs and manage backlogs

  • Define and report on success metrics and targets

Skills you should HODL

  • Profound grasp of project management fundamentals and established practices.

  • Comprehensive knowledge of blockchain infrastructure and on-chain data

  • Understanding of the intricacies of financial reconciliation

  • Experience using blockchain vendors (on-chain data providers, blockchain integration tools, APIs, node-as-a-service)

  • Intimate knowledge of technical architecture and infrastructure in different settings (API, SQL)

  • Outstanding organizational and communication skills and the ability to balance multiple priorities

  • Strategic in outlook yet detailed in execution, balancing broad vision with precision in detail

  • Skilled in interpersonal relations, adept at navigating interactions with a wide spectrum of personalities

  • Experience working in the crypto industry

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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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