Head of Product
Who are we?
eToro believes that the evolution of blockchain-based technologies will fundamentally shift the nature of financial products. We aim to make crypto currency and blockchain easy to use. Our team is passionate about creating the very best products for eToro’s 10M users worldwide.
eToroX is division within eToro that is responsible for the new Crypto/Blockchain products, and executing eToro’s vision and strategy for the new Blockchain based economy.
Our current product portfolio includes: exchange for digital assets, asset tokenization, and digital wallets.
Who are we looking for?
We are looking for a Director of Product Management to lead the design and development of new financial products. This is a unique, once in a career, opportunity to deliver large scale financial systems. The position requires experience in, and understanding the issues with, delivering state of the art internet-scale systems across multiple work streams.
Experience in working in Financial Trading company and a good understanding of the Crypto/Blockchain market are a must.
In this role, you will be responsible for the development of current and future products, strategy alignment, competitive analysis, and liaising with internal teams to drive success of product initiatives. You will be involved in every aspect of the product development process, from brainstorming the next great product innovation to tweaking UI right before launch.
The position calls for someone who can take initiative, work independently, enjoy working hard on a challenging environment and learn on the job quickly to make a difference.
What will you be doing?
- Create and maintain a detailed product roadmap based on the company’s existing strategic plan, and manage all product milestones through agile workflow.
- Constantly improve product roadmap by analyzing gaps or inefficiencies, incorporating feedback from a variety of stakeholders, and performing market analysis.
- Analyze competitive landscape and industry direction and incorporate insights into the product direction.
- Lead a lean team of Product Managers.
- Work in collaboration with the engineering and business leaders to design and deliver complex, large scale financial systems involving multiple work streams, releases and deployments.
- Understand and plan for the complexity of leading across multiple teams to deliver internet-scale applications. Uncover critical dependencies and risks to product launch.
- Deploy and use best practices to measure, understand and optimize the success of the products you own.
- Work well across disciplines and stakeholders to coordinate between workstreams to drive impactful product launches. Identify and communicate requirements and coordinate between these workstreams.
- Drive effective teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment across multiple departments.
- Ensure that the engineering team, testers, customer service and all people across the company know exactly where the product is, and where it is going.
- Drive people and projects through pure leadership and passion to the products you own.
What qualities and experience you need to have?
- Knowledge of, or experience in, the digital currency, banking or FinTech.
- Understanding financial trading
- Understanding the Crypto/blockchain worlds, technologies and products.
- Self-driven, curious and proactive.
- Experience working on cross functional teams to deliver internet applications at scale.
- Ability to analyze and use data to make informed product decisions.
- Excellent verbal and written communication skills to write thorough feature requirement documents and work with stakeholders and upper management.
- Experienced at compiling implementation timelines into project roadmaps.
- Detail and design oriented and always thinking of the end-user experience.
- A proven track record of shipping products in a technical environment and working with developers on a day-to-day basis.
- Bachelor’s degree required, preferably Computer Science, Engineering, Management / MBA or related field.
- At least 10 years of experience in product development, management, technology or management consulting.
- Proven track record working on cross functional teams to deliver internet applications at scale.
- Demonstrated expertise in designing of new products
- Significant trading experience with a deep understanding of client facing trading tools (price discovery, execution, workflow and post trade), electronic trading/aggregation platforms
- Experience and knowledge of blockchain, cryptocurrency, and asset tokenization
- Proven track record of team leadership
- Outstanding written and verbal communication, presentation, and editing skills. You must possess the ability to speak in depth with Development teams and distill complex technical concepts into organized, meaningful messages for a variety of audiences.
- Proven track record of performance excellence, meeting targets, managing multiple team members and stakeholders, and achieving objectives.
- Proven ability to take ownership of various projects and see them through the final delivery and finish line.
- Ability to stay up to date with industry and market trends, make strategic decisions, and develop actionable plans with measurable results.
- Analytical thinker with sharp attention to detail