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Product Manager – Blockchain and APIs | Madrid, Spain

Madrid, Spain

Posted: May 11, 2021

Securitize (www.securitize.io) is a start-up aiming to modernize finance by leveraging blockchain technology where it makes sense. As the lead platform on Digital Securities issuances (also known as Security Tokens),Securitize sits at the intersection of technology, capital markets, and the opportunity to bring a new kind of assets to a growing base of worldwide investors. Our platform aims to provide an end-to-end service to issuers during their whole lifecycle, from fundraise to cap table management or distributions. Our team, with offices in San Francisco, New York, Tokyo, and Tel Aviv, is working with partners providing liquidity, custody or asset management to issuers and investors, and defining a new industry with every step.

We’re looking for a passionate Product Manager, to be based in Madrid (Spain) and helps us grow the Securitize team. Candidates should be able to find opportunities for new products in uncertain environments and be able to understand how blockchain technology and developers can revolutionize the Capital markets industry.

Experience in financial services is recommended, but blockchain knowledge, especially around tokenization and DeFi is fundamental. The role will also identify, define and evolve our developer-facing offering with APIs to enable many of our capabilities. If you’re excited by the dynamic blockchain industry and amassive potential market worldwide, then we want you on our team.

Responsibilities

  • Product strategy definition:
    • Understand industry dynamics. Identify participants and roles and potential pain points.
    • Do competitor analysis and extract key customer insights behind the need for new products and services.
    • Define stakeholders maps, understand process flows, and identify solutions based on product definition and roadmap.
    • Generate requirements documents and user stories and manage priorities with engineering.
    • In cooperation with Marketing and technical teams, develop API documentation and prototypes or wireframes for developer tools, etc.
  • Product development and launch:
    • Define clear criteria for prioritization and set priorities for the overall roadmap.
    • Analyze internal capabilities and assets contributing to ‘make/buy’ decision; identify partners and evaluate potential partnerships to address specific product needs.
    • Bring the “voice of the customer” to the organization, communicating it to different levels, from specific teams (sales, engineering) to potentially executive team or board.
    • Monitor product performance including customer feedback; track technical performance and propose fixes/improvements.
    • Take full ownership and responsibility for the success of the product strategy.
  • Growth Strategy Support:
    • Help identify specific needs in resources (product and engineering) required to drive the selected strategy,
    • Support in the identification and selection of candidates.
    • Help in the onboarding and evaluation of capabilities.

Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in digital product management and development, with some experience in RegTech/FinTech and ideally in a blockchain company.
  • Blockchain knowledge and experience, understanding of tokenization standards, different capabilities among main blockchains (specifically Ethereum, EVM-based, and Algorand chains).
  • Experience with defining external-facing API strategies and having developers as a main customers. Creation and execution of API strategy, roadmaps and Go To Market plans.
  • Bachelors or Master’s Degree in a numerate scientific, technical or engineering.
  • Entrepreneurial, able to influence across the organization.
  • Listening skills, diplomacy, and ability and mediate in conflict situations, driving others towards results.
  • Great communication skills, able to communicate in a convincing and effective manner.
  • Resilience and tolerance for ambiguity. Ability to define solutions and next steps in complex situations.
  • Business judgment and market knowledge, passion for products, and deep customer orientation
  • Fluent with technology and its implications on product design and business.
  • Good insight into software product development processes, particularly Agile.
  • Ability to work in a fast-changing space and in the dynamic environment of a start-up.
  • Ability to work with an internationally diverse and distributed team.

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