Head of Product, Crypto

Stripe

  • Full Time

Who we are

About Stripe

Stripe is a financial infrastructure platform for businesses. Millions of companies—from the world’s largest enterprises to the most ambitious startups—use Stripe to accept payments, grow their revenue, and accelerate new business opportunities. Our mission is to increase the GDP of the internet, and we have a staggering amount of work ahead. That means you have an unprecedented opportunity to put the global economy within everyone’s reach while doing the most important work of your career.

About the team

The Crypto Team is furthering Stripe's goals by taking advantage of crypto rails, abstracting away the complexity and making it easy for large and emerging businesses around the world to be at the forefront of a new wave of innovation. The GDP of the internet is increasingly migrating to cryptocurrencies and web3 and we are looking to build solutions to engage with this new wave of entrepreneurship. 

What you’ll do

We are hiring a Head of Product for our new Crypto org. We are near the beginning of our journey, with a small team of experienced product managers, engineers, product designers, and cross-functional partners. We are looking for an experienced leader to guide our crypto product investments at this formative stage of crypto investment for Stripe. Our ideal leader has deep experience in the crypto space, solid domain knowledge, intense curiosity, and a demonstrated ability to make fast forward progress and thoughtful strategic decisions in a rapidly changing environment.

Responsibilities

  • Deeply understand user needs by spending time with customers, sales, and support and observing patterns across their feedback and the market
  • Own the product strategy and roadmap for a suite of products and infrastructure to help platforms take advantage of crypto rails and interact with web3
  • Drive initially ambiguously defined projects across the broader company
  • Invest in targeted ambitious bets to drastically move the field forward while taking advantage of Stripe’s existing strengths
  • Hire and grow a team of product managers responsible for defining the future of crypto at Stripe

Who you are

We’re looking for someone who meets the minimum requirements to be considered for the role. If you meet these requirements, you are encouraged to apply. The preferred qualifications are a bonus, not a requirement.

Minimum requirements

  • You have 15+ years of experience in a product role and more than 10+ years of experience in people management
  • Experience or passion for the crypto space
  • You have extensive experience building, developing, and scaling product organizations to 20-25+,  supporting hundreds of engineers cross functionally
  • You can lead an entire cross-functional organization to a product vision, through product delivery
  • You are a creative product thinker who loves collaborating across the company engineering, design
  • You have experience managing technical software products from kick-off to ship
  • You have built and led a team of highly-effective product managers
  • You do whatever it takes to make your product and team successful, whether that means write a QA plan or hunting down the root cause of a user’s frustration
  • Beyond just shipping new products, you obsess about continuous product improvement and can optimize for shipping a portfolio of small, medium, and large releases