Futures Product Manager


About Kraken
Our mission is to accelerate the adoption of cryptocurrency so that you and the rest of the world can achieve financial freedom and inclusion. In our first decade, Kraken has risen to become one of the largest, most successful and respected crypto exchanges on the planet. 
We are changing the way the world thinks about finance and our range of successful products are playing a critical role in the mainstream adoption of crypto assets. We continue to trail-blaze into new territory with the introduction of Kraken Bank, providing a more seamless integration between crypto and the traditional financial system. This makes us the first crypto company (ever) to be awarded a U.S. state banking charter. 
Our diverse group of 2,000+ Krakenites are distributed all over the world as part of our 'remote first' culture, united by a shared passion for delighting customers, upholding crypto values and achieving our meaningful mission. We attract people who push themselves to improve, are radically transparent and think differently in order to unlock their potential. 
Crypto is a rapidly evolving industry and we’re just getting started. We’re growing fast and you're invited to join the revolution!
About the role 
This is a fully remote role, we will consider applicants based in North America, South America and Europe - ideally London. Kraken is expanding its product team! This is an incredible opportunity to join a market leader in the hottest global industry. With growth rates and innovation opportunities not seen since the early internet days, Kraken is positioned to win. This role will be responsible for one of our most important product segments and will play a significant role expanding Kraken’s business while working alongside the brightest minds in the crypto industry. This position will be a key member of the product team working with industry-leading engineers, crypto-technologists, traders, designers, business leadership, partners and clients.  Our product team consists of highly motivated self-starters with sound business acumen who make decisions based on analytics or past experiences and can clearly communicate their vision and plans to others. We are seeking people who are professional but know how to have fun, too.
You will be joining the expanding Kraken’s Future Product management team and be responsible for core trading aspects of the Kraken Futures trading product. The product manager will partner with engineering, operations, design and service teams to see through Kraken Futures vision and roadmap. You will provide day to day cross-functional leadership to ensure the timely delivery of projects which aim to deliver innovative solutions to Kraken Future clients and interact with a wide variety of internal stakeholders at various levels of the organization.
The successful candidate should thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment and be able to adapt and adjust plans on-the-fly. You have a proven track record of leading and scaling trading platforms for Institutional and/or retail clients and possess the ability and willingness to balance client needs with business priorities and articulate the rationale behind decisions. 


  • Assume ownership of Kraken Futures products and lead relevant working groups
  • Understand our Futures offering and the target markets to maximise the success per region and user base
  • Previous experience building out trading products for institutional investors and / or retail clients
  • Work closely with Engineering, Operations, Compliance and other product managers to manage priorities within working group and balance the needs of internal stakeholders on the product road map
  • Monitoring the risk parameters  of existing product suite, ensuring there are appropriate levers to proactively manage risk
  • Communication of the vision to internal stakeholders, including leadership amongst the Group


  • Intimate knowledge of existing crypto derivatives trading venues, both regulated and unregulated
  • Extensive first hand experience in crypto derivatives trading and a strong understanding of market design and structure
  • Strong understanding of financial theory,  financial products, quantitative finance and engineering, ideally evidenced by a Bachelor’s degree in Finance,Economics, Engineering or a related field
  • Previous product management experience, with a minimum of 1 year in crypto and/or forex/brokerage industries; preferably high frequency trading products/customer segments
  • Strong quantitative and analysis skills, including proficiency in SQL, Python, and other languages used to scrape and examine large datasets and interact with APIs
  • Adept in Agile development methodologies
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We’re powered by people from around the world with their own unique and diverse experiences. We value all Krakenites and their talents, contributions, and perspectives, regardless of their background. 
As an equal opportunity employer we don’t tolerate discrimination or harassment of any kind. Whether that’s based on race, ethnicity, age, gender identity, citizenship, religion, sexual orientation, disability, pregnancy, veteran status or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state or local laws. 
Check out all our open roles at https://www.kraken.com/careers.  
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