Product Associate

Remote - San Francisco, California, United States

Full Time Mid-level / Intermediate
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In order to port over the next billion people into a secure and open financial system, you’re going to need a network of applications that connect to the fiat world… Wyre’s APIs make that happen.

Our mission is to empower fintech projects to execute on their vision by offering them secure access to the largest financial network in the world (the Wyre Network).

To accomplish this mission, we’ve built a simple set of tools that allows fintech projects to materialize their visions. (1) Our instant Fiat-to-Crypto Checkout gateway is now being used by hundreds of applications (ie. MetaMask, Opera, BRD) to offer the best way to convert card payments into crypto, and (2) our flexible APIs (Transfers API, Custody API, Users API), allow project to build e-wallets, merchant processing services, and money transfer platforms from the ground up.

We focus on compliance, licensing, regulatory, liquidity and payment processing aspects so our partners can do what they do best, creating amazing tools on the blockchain.

As a Product Associate at Wyre, you will be the functional Subject Matter Expert/go to person to manage requirements and functional/user stories for supported products. You will work with product visionaries/business partners, project stakeholders, and UI/UX, development, and QA teams, to deliver high-quality solutions aligned with the Product Strategic Roadmap.

This role reports up to our Product Manager.


Responsibilities

  • Work with the Product Manager to define and prioritize the solution delivery roadmap and dev backlog to implement the product vision and strategy, maintaining alignment between product and solution delivery teams
  • Manage requirements, collaboratively plan, prioritize, and track work
  • Evaluate input from various sources, both internal and external, to develop detailed functional & non-functional requirements through Agile stories and other requirements documentation
  • Translate business requirements into functional and non-functional requirements, communicate technical challenges to implementation, and collaborate with the delivery team to recommend acceptable solutions & delivery timelines for stakeholders
  • Determine the impact of changes to other systems for upcoming projects and releases
  • Maintain current knowledge of various payment methods & processing flows, card brand regulations, technology and competitive trends in the electronic payment industry
  • Identify & mitigate gaps with existing systems/processes such as, but not limited to, manual processes that should be automated, security risks and vulnerabilities
  • Validate application functionality by engaging in design, test case, and technical solution reviews, and completing acceptance testing.
  • Determine & manage dependencies between the solution delivery team and other groups including operations and servicing to facilitate the deployment of completed solutions
  • Collaborate with the Agile team to regularly inspect and adapt the software development processes, evolving procedures and driving continuous improvement

Requirements

  • Strong interest in CeFi/DeFi/Crypto <3
  • Strong payments knowledge
  • Exceptional leadership skills (relationship building, decision making, organization, problem solving, and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse groups including executives, managers, subject matter experts, and peers)
  • Strong organizational skills including the ability to utilize project management techniques to drive projects to completion and track issues and actions as necessary
  • Strong analytical skills, including interpreting customer business needs and translating them into application and operational requirements.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Benefits

  • Enjoy a highly fulfilling, mission-driven culture
  • You are an owner! We offer stock options to each of our employee
  • An opportunity to build the future and freedom to work wherever you want
  • Fair pay, no matter where you live along with a competitive benefits package
  • Health, dental, and vision benefits for you and your family
  • Life insurance and disability benefits
  • Equity options for all full-time employees
  • 401(k) plan with corporate matching
  • Computer setup of your choice
  • Unlimited paid time off to relax and recharge
  • Opportunity to work in a growing startup
Job region(s): North America
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