Manager, Product Compliance (Payments) - Program Manager

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Coinbase has built the world's leading compliant cryptocurrency platform serving over 73 million accounts in more than 100 countries. With multiple successful products, and our vocal advocacy for blockchain technology, we have played a major part in mainstream awareness and adoption of cryptocurrency. We are proud to offer an entire suite of products that are helping build the cryptoeconomy and increase economic freedom around the world.

There are a few things we look for across all hires we make at Coinbase, regardless of role or team. First, we look for signals that a candidate will thrive in a culture like ours, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, disrupt ourselves, and expect sustained high performance because we play as a championship team. Second, we expect all employees to commit to our mission-focused approach to our work. Finally, we seek people with the desire and capacity to build and share expertise in the frontier technologies of crypto and blockchain, in whatever way is most relevant to their role.

Coinbase is looking for a Program Manager to join the Compliance Product Strategy team. We are looking for a world class Program Manager that can serve as a liaison between product, engineering, and compliance stakeholders focused on our payments products.

What you’ll be doing (ie. job duties):

  • Taking high level compliance requirements and work with Product to develop technical action plans
  • Serve as matrixed Program Manager on multiple compliance technology initiatives
  • Ensure business requirements are met and tracked through technical design
  • Develop and drive functional agile best practices
  • Serve as the liaison between compliance SMEs and Product to deliver product initiatives
  • Plan, scope, resource, coordinate, communicate status, manage risks and track progress across multiple product work streams
  • Work with various product organizations across Coinbase to ensure functional requirements are understood, prioritized and delivered
  • Work closely with product and engineering stakeholders throughout the product development lifecycle to resolve blockers, influence decisions, address questions, and balance between functionality and user experience

What we look for in you (ie. job requirements):

  • Must have 7+ years of experience with consumer facing FinTech/payments products as a functional or technical Program Manager
  • Experience balancing product and business priorities with operational compliance requirements
  • Strong agile experience within the product development life cycle
  • Proven experience solving for tradeoffs between operational requirements and user experience
  • Strong ability to identify, resolve and escalate risks and issues
  • Critical thinker who has consistently been sought after to find win-win solutions across various teams with competing priorities
  • Ability to adapt quickly to evolving program needs while effectively articulating tradeoffs and recommendations
  • Experience working in a global, large-scale, complex, and fast-paced environment
  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, computer science, engineering, economics or related field

Nice to haves:

  • Experience in business process re-engineering
  • MBA
  • Experience with Jira
  • Management experience

ID: P29403

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