Junior Product Manager (Junior Quant)

Kraken | Take your crypto to the next level with Kraken

About

As one of the largest and oldest Bitcoin exchanges in the world, Kraken is consistently named one of the best places to buy and sell crypto online, thanks to our excellent service, low fees, versatile funding options and rigorous security standards -- but this is only part of the story. We’ve been on the forefront of the blockchain revolution since 2011.

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San Francisco, CA, USA

krakenfx

Job Description

About Kraken
As one of the largest and most trusted digital asset platforms globally, we are empowering people to experience the life-changing potential of crypto. Trusted by over 8 million consumer and pro traders, institutions, and authorities worldwide – our unique combination of products, services, and global expertise is helping tip the scales towards mass crypto adoption. But we’re only just getting started. We want to be pioneers in crypto and add value to the everyday lives of billions. Now is not the time to sit on the sidelines. Join us to bring crypto to the world.
About the Role
As part of the expansion of the business we are seeking a Junior Product Manager who will be responsible for ensuring that the firm’s products are administered and developed to the highest standards. This will involve working closely with the firm’s management, compliance and technology development functions. This role would allow the successful candidate to work in the heart of an integral part of the wider cryptocurrency ecosystem and drive data standards for the integration of cryptocurrency into the investment portfolios of institutions, corporations and individuals.

What you’ll do:

    • Quantitatively analyse digital asset markets including cryptos, NFTs, yield, etc.
    • Develop new index products including design, testing, and evaluation
    • Manage the firm’s existing product suite with focus on robust and reliable processes
    • Enhance existing products and grow out the CFB IP stack to include different reference data sources, including on-chain blockchain data
    • Maintain and develop Index Metric Analysis
    • Collaborate with the firm’s technology development team to specify the build of new technology tools and infrastructure to facilitate product management and development
    • Ensure accurate documentation of methodologies and processes required to support new products

Who you are:

    • Education (PhD or MSc) from a top tier educational institution in a highly quantitative subject (Maths, Stats, Physics, Computer Science etc)
    • 1-4 years working experience as a Product Manager or as a Structuring or Quantitative Analyst at a top tier asset management or banking institution.
    • Strong numeracy skills and applied knowledge of statistics and econometrics
    • Strong written and graphical communication including an ability to articulate mathematical concepts
    • Ability to work with and analyse large data sets
    • Understanding and practical experience in financial products and structured products
    • Understanding of cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology a plus
    • Experience gained within an index provider or asset management firm a plus
    • Good working knowledge of data software – EXCEL, SQL, Python, Jupyter Notebooks
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We’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique and diverse experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives, regardless of their background.
As an equal opportunity employer we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws.
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