Product Manager

FalconX

San Francisco, CA, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Post Date: 04/05/2021
  • Website: falconx.io
  • Company Address:

About FalconX

FalconX is a digital asset trading platform that provides clients fast, secure and reliable execution using data science to eliminate slippage and hidden fees.

Job Description

Who are we?

FalconX is one of the fastest-growing startups in FinTech. We are redefining prime brokerage from the ground up. 

 

We are backed by some of the best investors in the world including American Express, Fidelity, Coinbase, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Accel Partners, Fenbushi Capital, BCapital + more yet to be publicly disclosed. 

We deliver institutional digital asset traders best-in-class trading, credit, custody and structured products. We trade, lend and secure tens of billions of dollars monthly, are highly profitable, and growing fast, so we need your help! 

 

We are data-driven. Whether it's a growth or product decision, we believe data can always help us make more precise and informed choices.

 

We move fast. Speed of execution is essential for any startup, but we believe this is even more pertinent in our 24/7 industry.

 

We prioritize learning. Outcomes are mission-critical, but we also believe that learning in success and in failure will drive our continued success. Our industry is emergent - there’s no shortage of experiments to get involved with and to continue growing and learning together.

 

FalconX has offices in San Mateo, Bangalore and Chicago.

 

Who is on the team?

We are entrepreneurs. Many in our company have been founders or have aspirations to eventually start their own company. We take these ambitions and experiences to bring a solutions-oriented mindset to the problems we encounter day-to-day. 

 

We are experienced. We have been fortunate to have learned from mentors and peers at institutions such as Google, LinkedIn, JUMP Trading, Citadel, PEAK6 Investments, Goldman Sachs, Harvard Business School, Carnegie Mellon, IIT + more. 

 

What will be my impact?

At FalconX, you’ll help create a more open financial system. In building trading, credit and custody infrastructure, we are enabling thousands more institutions to enter the market and support a more open and accessible financial system. The world’s largest financial institutions from Wall Street to Silicon Valley will turn to you for products that provide unparalleled seamless, efficient and secure access to the cryptocurrency sector. 

Responsibilities

  • You will be responsible for products and features that grow FalconX’s trading PnL while delivering differentiated value to our clients

  • Execute all phases of the trading product development lifecycle. Lead the development of new trading product features and initiatives from ideation and MVP through to scale

  • Collaborate with Legal, Compliance, Marketing, Institutional Sales and  Coverage teams to proactively define and execute on GTM strategies

  • Determine build vs. partner opportunities. Spec and manage integrations with key 3rd party service providers and exchanges to scale trading systems as needed.

  • Build broader product roadmap with FalconX’s leadership 

 

You look like -

  • Are a top performing generalist PM, comfortable context switching between technical specifications through to legal discussions and over to client-facing sales

  • Strong understanding of cryptocurrency market structure and participants

  • Think like a trader, and have personal or professional trading/investing experience

  • Action-oriented go-to-market inclined thinker 

  • Believe done is better than perfect

  • Are outcome-oriented

  • Have demonstrated diligent prioritization and focus, alongside empathetic cross-functional collaboration

  • Team-oriented and demonstrated willingness to roll up the sleeves and get into the weeds

Experience -

  • 6+ years product management experience in crypto, tech, fintech or financial services

  • Professional or active personal trading experience in cryptocurrency or other asset classes

  • Strong GTM product experience

  • Experience writing specs, PRDs and creating roadmaps with product and engineering team members

Preferred Qualifications -

  1. Experience working as an early/founding team member 

  2. Product marketing experience and/or BD experience

  3. MBA

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.