Director of Product, API

Strike

Anywhere Remote only

Full Time

Product

Feb 15

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Strike's mission is to build a more connected financial world.

Strike allows users to send and receive money anywhere, instantly, with no fees.

Strike is built on top of the Bitcoin network - the largest global, interoperable and open payments standard. Strike believes that open payment networks enable universal participation in the financial system, ushering in a new digital economy with truly borderless money transfers. Strike leverages Bitcoin’s open payment network to offer users the first global peer-to-peer payments app and a novel bitcoin-native neobanking experience.

Role:

We are looking for an exceptional and experienced Director of Product to lead the API platform at Strike. You will be working with cross-functional teams to set priorities, build/execute roadmaps, define requirements, establish priorities and optimize the product’s market and technical potential. You should have a demonstrated history of new Product Development and continuous in-service differentiation through product evolution and extension.

Responsibilities:

  • Act as the "voice of the customer" for our API product
  • Own multiple products and define business planning decisions
  • Support defining minimum viable product (MVP) and analyzing feasibility, cost ramifications, economies, and other aspects of planned or potential programs
  • Develop test plans, user story acceptance criteria, and participate in team demos and retrospectives
  • Engage the team and gain alignment regarding product strategy and business outcome with focus on continuous improvement
  • Thought leadership and overall product & business responsibility for your platform area
  • Work with leadership, product, engineering, and designers to formulate our vision and roadmap
  • Identify areas of differentiation to create great experiences for our users
  • Serve as an evangelist with internal and external stakeholders to develop and execute strategy
  • Work with customers to determine needs and refine ideas with concepts and product feedback
  • Provide a business perspective when evaluating product investment decisions

Requirements:

  • Deep understanding and experience with API products and/or payment products
  • Ability to depict complex ideas, issues and designs to varied audiences
  • Ability to influence a diverse group of stakeholders through strong leadership skills
  • Ability to make business and product decisions under pressure on daily basis, and to own the outcome
  • Ability to make trade-off decisions, including a strong understanding of what is technically feasible
  • Exceptional quantitative and qualitative data analysis skills to gain insight into product needs and generate ideas
  • Deep knowledge of the modern product management practices
  • Knowledge of Agile development methodologies and IT project management
  • Must enjoy working in a highly collaborative environment
  • Resourcefulness, pragmatism and roll-up the sleeves mentality
  • A highly experimental mindset to drive innovation amidst uncertainty or ambiguity
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

We do not make hiring decisions based on educational history whatsoever. Our founder is a college dropout. We employ high school dropouts, PhD candidates and everything in-between. We do not hire credentials. We simply hire talented, passionate individuals who are excited to be a part of our team.

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