Digital Asset Electronic Trading Product Manager

  • BlockFi
  • New York, NY
  • Feb 24, 2022
Full time Management Trading Digital Product

Job Description

What is BlockFi?

BlockFi’s mission is to provide liquidity, transparency and efficiency to digital financial markets by creating products that meet the needs of consumers and corporations across the globe. We build bridges between traditional finance and digital markets that enable growth for all participants.

We’re a team of builders and strivers, proud to champion financial inclusivity and offer economic opportunities around the globe. We provide the same inclusivity to our team members. BlockFi is a place where diversity is celebrated, individuality is recognized, and every single team member is valued. We are changing the status quo to be the first financial company that people love, and we rely on our people to make it happen!

About the Team and Role

BlockFi is seeking a Product Manager with a background in product development for the Institutional team. The Digital Asset Electronic Trading Product Manager will work collaboratively with business stakeholders to create technology requirements for the Institutional Business. Digital Asset Electronic Trading Product Manager is a key partner to the Head of Electronic Trading in laying the technical roadmap across both retail and institutional trading. This candidate will interface with multiple partners including Trading, Sales, Compliance, Risk, and Legal on a range of multifaceted issues. While focusing on project initiatives, the product manager will also be involved in regular daily activities of the Electronic Trading business.  

Responsibilities

  • Provide operating leverage to Head of Electronic Trading for Digital Assets, supporting decision making, growth and future strategy of the businesses across relevant markets
  • Act as a liaison across the organization to ensure alignment of objectives and deliverables
  • Act as a point of contact for the organization answering questions about the system or specific data validation questions
  • Work closely with management, sales and clients to understand wider priorities and ensure they are reflected in BlockFi’s technical roadmap
  • Gather, clearly document, and define requirements for both large and small engineering initiatives
    • Collaborate with stakeholders to resolve any conflicting requirements and/or development priorities
    • Collaborate with the team and stakeholders to clarify questions, resolve impediments and remove blockers
  • Build relationships and knowledge of crypto ecosystem through clients, Liquidity Providers (crypto and TradFi), DeFi / CeFi venues and vendor platforms to support business initiatives

 

QualifIcations

  • B.S. degree in computer science or related area
  • 3+ years development experience in digital currencies, or other capital markets preferred
  • Strong knowledge of requirement gathering processes
  • Strong knowledge of SDLC processes involving multiple engineering efforts
  • Experience with backlog management software 
  • Experience with relational databases and SQL proficiency
  • Experience with business analysis for electronic trading platforms preferred
  • Experience with scripting languages including Python is preferred
  • Must possess excellent communication skills
  • Strong organizational and project management skills
  • Be able to comprehend and analyze complex technical information and data

Why BlockFi?

BlockFi has experienced incredible growth since our launch in August 2017. Our client base has grown to more than 225,000 (and counting), and the company now boasts more than $15 billion in assets on our platform. We recently completed a Series D funding round placing the company's valuation at $3 billion, and our team now has more than 500 people worldwide. We have established ourselves as a crypto market leader, and as we expand our product suite and geographic footprint, we expect our addressable market to grow exponentially.

BlockFi's leadership team has decades of experience in the traditional financial services and banking world, and we take a conservative approach to regulation that will position us well for sustainable long-term growth and expansion.

Our team is comprised of highly motivated professionals from diverse backgrounds. We are aiming to become the leading lender in crypto and are poised to redefine the global financial ecosystem for the better. In addition:

  • BlockFi is one of the first companies to ever offer crypto-backed loans and the only company whose founding team has an institutional understanding of the debt capital markets and regulatory landscape in the U.S.
  • $100 MM of Series A, B, and C funding led by Valar Ventures with participation from Susquehanna, Winklevoss Capital, Fidelity, Galaxy Digital, Akuna Capital, and Morgan Creek
  • $350 MM of Series D funding led by Bain Capital Ventures, partners of DST Global, Pomp Investments and Tiger Global
  • We are moving quickly and have already deployed substantial capital into the space, proving our ability to execute and capture customer demand

For information about how we collect, use, or otherwise handle your Personal Information, please see our Privacy Policy.