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Multicoin Capital

Product Manager - Aptos Ascend

Aptos Labs

Aptos Labs

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Sunday, June 9, 2024

Aptos is a people-first blockchain on a mission to help billions of people achieve universal and fair access to decentralized assets in a safe and scalable way.

Founded by some of the original creators and maintainers that researched, designed, and built the Diem blockchain to serve this purpose, we have dedicated several years toward this mission. We believe the open-source Diem technology we have developed is an important foundation of a safe and scalable web3 world where everyone has more equitable opportunities to grow and access financial assets with lower fees and fewer intermediaries.

Aptos (Ohlone for "The People") encompasses our mission and ethos for why we build.

About The Role:

We are seeking an experienced Product Manager to lead our Aptos Ascend products. This role will work closely with our partners in financial services across payments, capital markets, banking, and other areas in decentralized and traditional finance products. You will be responsible for crafting the product strategy, advocating for the required resources, and driving execution towards solutions for key partners.

This role is a mix of strategy, market research, entrepreneurship and working with the various Aptos teams to drive results. This is an opportunity for someone who is excited by building products that will create innovative solutions for a complex and highly impactful industry. You will be working on fast-paced, rapidly growing, high-profile projects with a significant opportunity for industry-level impact on emerging blockchain and cryptocurrency technologies.

What you'll be doing:

  • Create a comprehensive financial services strategy for Aptos Ascend that considers ecosystem development, marketing, partnership opportunities, and internal and external product and engineering solutions
  • Conduct market research and data analysis to drive Aptos’ Ascend strategy, considering short and long-term objectives
  • Collaborate with partnerships, marketing, engineering, and product development to prioritize and drive execution of initiatives that users and partners value
  • Identify product solutions that support Ascend initiatives on Aptos, and drive execution of these products with internal and external product & engineering teams
  • Collaborate with partners to ensure strategic alignment and success in building with Aptos
  • Help identify, plan for and execute new opportunities in financial services in Aptos
  • Drive leadership and stakeholder alignment with Ascend initiatives, and regularly share updates on milestones, priorities, and outcomes

What we’re looking for:

  • 7+ years of product management in in financial services, payments, capital markets, investing or other related industries
  • Experience leading product vision, go-to-market strategy, and design discussions
  • Experience taking initiatives and products from conception through launch, managing and end-to-end delivery
  • Experience managing multiple projects and initiatives across internal and external teams
  • Deep understanding of financial services customers, their priorities, current efforts, and requirements for blockchain solutions
  • Strong ability to interpret research and data to dissect industry trends and create actionable insights
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills, with a proven track record for working well across internal and external teams to influence priorities and drive project execution
  • Experience working with global partners a plus
  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Business, or related field; Master’s degree or MBA is a plus.

The base salary range for this full-time position is $173,800-$222,574. The range displayed on each job posting reflects the minimum and typical maximum target for new hire salaries for the position of a candidate based in the New York area at any level. We do hire exceptionally talented professionals with decades of experience in their field. As such, our range may be higher than what is displayed. Our base salary ranges are determined by experience and location, and we hire at all levels for multiple roles. Within the range, individual pay is determined by work location, job-related skills demonstrated during the interviews, working experience, and relevant education or training. Please note that the compensation details listed in role postings reflect the base salary only and do not include equity, tokens, or benefits.

Our Benefits

  • 100% insurance premium coverage for medical, dental, and vision for you and your dependents (US Employees)
  • Equipment of your choice
  • Flexible vacation time, 11 holidays, and floating company days off
  • Competitive Salary
  • Equity (RSUs)
  • Protocol Token Grants
  • 401k matching (US Employees)
  • Fun and inclusive in-person and digital events

Aptos is committed to diversity in the workplace, and we’re proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not hire on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, citizenship, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, parental status, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, or any other basis protected by local, state or federal law. All employment is decided based on qualifications, merit, and business need.

We are committed to providing a safe and secure hiring process for all applicants. Unfortunately, there are individuals who may attempt to impersonate Aptos or our employees for fraudulent purposes.
To protect yourself, please be aware of the following:
  • We will never ask you for payment of any kind during the application or onboarding process, including fees for background checks, training, or equipment.
  • We will always communicate with you using our official company email domain.
  • We will never request your personal financial information, such as your social security number or bank account details, during the initial application stages or via email or a video/voice call when onboarding.
If you encounter any suspicious activity or requests that seem out of the ordinary, please do not hesitate to report it to us at security@aptoslabs.com.