Director, Product Management - Crypto Brokerage Strategy in Work From Home at TradeStation

Date Posted: 5/17/2021

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Director, Product Management - Crypto Brokerage Strategy
Virtual US
TradeStation Crypto is an online cryptocurrency brokerage that operates under the TradeStation Group family of companies. Our role in this crypto ecosystem is to provide traders and investors the access and tools they need to learn, trade and earn interest. At TradeStation, we're continuously pushing the boundaries of what's possible, encouraging out-of-the-box thinking and a relentless search for innovation.  We offer a collaborative and flexible work environment, competitive salaries, comprehensive benefits, and an unlimited PTO policy.
We are currently seeking a Director of Product Management for crypto brokerage strategy to join our team at TradeStation Crypto. This is a key hire for our growing product team that will focus on the core crypto brokerage services, trade execution, clearing, settlement, custody, and lending services. Your primary focus will be on scaling the core brokerage products and services to meet the needs of our rapidly growing business. In this role, you will work with business leaders to manage the strategy for our core brokerage business products, while helping to define the scope and objectives for continuous product success.
This role reports to the Vice President of Product Strategy and is an ideal opportunity for someone excited to get their hands dirty building and expanding a product offering while rapidly scaling a growing crypto business. This person will have the unique opportunity to influence our overall corporate strategy and help shape the vision of the company as we grow in this space.
The Expertise You Have
  • BA/BS required advanced degree (e.g. MBA) preferred. 
  • Experience with full trade lifecycle; execution, reconciliation, clearing, and settlement in the cryptocurrency space
  • The ideal candidate has experience with retail brokerage customers, building and scaling trading platforms and services as well as operational and regulatory constructs around them. 
  • Experience with emerging technologies including bitcoin, cryptocurrency, Blockchain, and Ethereum
What You'll Be Doing
  • Own the core crypto brokerage systems roadmaps, execution, clearing, settlement, lending, and custody
  • Create, articulate, evangelize and refine the core brokerage product & services roadmap
  • Work with cross-functional team to define and deliver the product roadmap
  • Collaborate with operations, designers, and engineers to develop detailed product specification
  • Plan, organize and deliver new products and features to the market
  • Drive global product launches and lead beta programs
  • Stay informed of the overall market landscape, including competitors and potential partners
  • Monitor key product metrics and continuously improve them through ongoing product iteration
The Skills You Bring
  • Proven understanding of digital assets, electronic trading, retail brokerage, and the active trader customer segment
  • Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and deliver business results
  • Strong communication, presentation, and product leadership skills
  • You enjoy collaborating with people from other parts of the organization to achieve a goal
  • Proven track record of accepting ambiguity and knowledge of how to utilize your problem-solving skills to find your way out of the fog 
  • Intellectual curiosity and appetite for continuous learning in the industry and applying these skills to your work
  • Ability to think strategically and for the long term without sacrificing pace over perfection 
The Value You Deliver
  • Secure cross-business alignment for product readiness and deployment for assigned products, establishing project launch project plans
  • Assist in the development of the product roadmap and setting priority for assigned segments to optimize and meet client/customer needs
  • Communicate strategy for individual products or small group of like products based upon competitive forces, regulatory and legislative trends, and the client/customer experience
  • Provide production support for key crypto systems and production incidents
  • Work closely with senior leaders to provide consulting on the integration of product strategy within their business to effectively craft priorities for the team 
  • Lead functional requirement gathering and author documents/presentations to build out commercially viable business cases
  • Capture, analyze and improve business workflows with technology to create a scalable business operation 
  • Engage in proactive development research to continuously identify and/or ideate opportunities for new features and products.
  • Regularly engage in performance analysis, specifically to analyze the successful completion of short and long-term goals
  • Create and maintain comprehensive and high-quality product documentation for use in audits and regulatory exams
Minimum Qualifications
  • 10+ years of experience in product management
  • 2+ years working as a Product Manager in crypto at an exchange, brokerage, or other B2C / B2B2C trading service
  • 2+ years working with crypto execution, clearing, custody & settlement systems
Desired Qualifications
  • Worked for a Top 25 Crypto Exchange, or crypto lending service
  • Worked on API’s, P2P Payments, rewards programs, and debit cards products
  • Owned the end-to-end launch (from customer experience to operations) of least one product in the brokerage, exchange, or trading services
  • Experience leading and mentoring product managers
  • Experience working at a securities retail broker dealer, exchange or bank.
  • Experience working with financial services operational teams
  • Operational workflow mapping, and requirements gathering