Director of Product - Data

Symbiont

New York City, NY, US
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Function: Engineering Prod Mgmt/Dev
  • Post Date: 05/04/2021
  • Website: symbiont.io
  • Company Address: 632 Broadway, Fl. 5, New York, NY, 10012, US

About Symbiont

Symbiont has developed the market-leading platform for institutional applications of blockchain technology. Symbiont smart contracts enable complex instruments to live their entire lifecycle on a truly decentralized, enterprise blockchain network with end-to-end privacy. Institutions are working with Symbiont to develop new business lines, increase transparency, reduce risk, and save costs.

Job Description

A Symbiont Director of Product owns and leads the product development process at Symbiont. They interface with stakeholders, including clients, business development, engineering, and operations to ensure we build products that meet client needs. This will involve taking responsibility for several projects simultaneously, managing them through the full software development life cycle, and ensuring they are delivered successfully.

You'll be joining Symbiont in rebuilding the world of financial data. Having established the first blockchain financial data network in 2019 with Vanguard and the Center for Research in Security Prices (CRSP), we are expanding to top tier data providers and including more and more asset managers. We believe strongly that Symbiont Assembly (our core blockchain platform) can eliminate the reconciliation problems rife in the industry, scale to meet the demands of financial data, and create new opportunities for value creation. We're looking for someone with deep experience and connections with leaders in the industry to lead this transformation.

Regarding domain expertise, you’ll have deep knowledge of index construction, the index industry and the asset management industry. You’ll be expected to define product vision and then execute on that vision. You’ll be comfortable in working with data and have a talent in extracting meaningful intelligence to drive innovation and product direction. You’ll have outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills. You’ll be someone with the ability to approach challenges with creativity and enthusiasm; someone who has the courage to take positions advocating change and then deliver.

Requirements

  • 10+ years of experience managing products and leading teams in the financial data industry
  • 3+ years of team leadership
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills, capable of building enthusiastic support for new ideas
  • Ability to develop thorough, integrated, commercially sound product plans
  • Ability to produce high-quality functional specifications and requirements documentation within agreed timelines
  • Strong industry relationships

About Symbiont

  • Symbiont is currently working remotely, but you will still have the opportunity to meet everyone in the company 1:1 upon onboarding!
  • Symbiont prioritizes a diverse workforce and an inclusive culture. We recruit, employ, train, compensate and promote regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, veteran status, and other protected status as required by applicable law.
  • Symbiont has developed the market-leading platform for institutional applications of blockchain technology. Symbiont smart contracts enable complex instruments to live their entire lifecycle on a truly decentralized, enterprise blockchain network with end-to-end privacy. Institutions are working with Symbiont to develop new business lines, increase transparency, reduce risk, and save costs. Industry leaders such as Citi, Nasdaq, Ranieri, and Vanguard have chosen to partner with Symbiont. Headquartered in New York City, Symbiont is a financial technology company founded by a team of experts in capital markets and blockchain technology.
  • Symbiont is building new kind of infrastructure to connect independent institutions together and allow them to share business logic and data in real time. By joining Symbiont, you’ll become an integral member of a highly experienced team with a wide range of expertise, working together in a challenging environment to solve some of the most ambitious open problems in Finance and Blockchain technology.

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