Product Manager - Derivatives

Kraken

Kraken

Product
United States
Posted on Saturday, May 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.

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As a fully remote company, we have Krakenites in 70+ 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.

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The Team

The Derivatives Product Team within the Trading Group is responsible for driving the derivatives roadmap and strategy forward to deliver our clients a best in class derivatives exchange. Our team builds a range of derivatives services including the derivatives trading engine, trading API and UIs.


The opportunity

  • Assume ownership of Options product and Derivatives risk management and lead relevant working groups (including front-end applications and APIs from ideation to product launch)

  • Work closely with Engineering, Design, Operations, Compliance and other product managers to manage priorities within working group and balance the needs of internal stakeholders on the product road map

  • Contribute to the development of the strategy, road map, and business plan for Options

  • Perform research to gain market insights across the industry

  • Develop specifications for features and tools, regarding options and derivatives risk management system to ensure that we are meeting regulatory requirements, client demands and market drivers

  • Perform User Acceptance Testing and ensure that engineering work has been built to meet the requirements laid out

  • Help to manage engagement with customers, internal and various other external parties

  • Evangelize the power of analytics and experimentation in building a data-driven organization

  • Actively manage engineering back-log, pre planning, prioritization and user story mapping sessions, balancing meeting regulatory requirements with developing innovative products to meet market demand

Skills you should HODL

  • Intimate knowledge of existing crypto derivatives trading venues, both regulated and unregulated

  • Previous experience building out trading products and risk management tools for institutional investors and / or retail clients

  • Extensive first hand experience in crypto derivatives trading and a strong understanding of market design and structure

  • Strong understanding of financial theory, financial products, quantitative finance and engineering

  • Previous product management experience, with a minimum of 1 year in crypto and/or forex/brokerage industries; preferably high frequency trading products/customer segments

  • Strong quantitative and analysis skills, including proficiency in SQL, Python, and other languages used to scrape and examine large datasets and interact with APIs

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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!

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