The TBD Product Management team creates and scales novel products that advance TBD’s mission, and drive monetization for TBD’s business. The growing portfolio of developer products is designed to catalyze ecosystems of decentralized identity, trust, and financial services.
We’re seeking an exceptional Product Leader to build developer products and services that help increase financial access globally, starting with (1) cross-border remittance payments and (2) off-ramps from stablecoins and Bitcoin to fiat currencies in different jurisdictions. These products will be built on top of tbDEX, an open source, decentralized, and permissionless protocol for value exchange. The developer facing products that you launch should make it safe and easy for enterprise and app developers to provide financial services to their customers, and for financial institutions to offer financial services through tbDEX.
This position will report to the TBD Product Management Lead, Tom Shane.
Think strategically and operate in a start-up capacity, driving end-to-end product strategy and execution from 0-to-1 to scaling
Inspire buy-in across TBD, Block, and external customers / partners, to (1) align resources and priorities, and to (2) build strong partnerships that deliver excellent products and services
Drive critical product strategy decisions, such as priority use cases, build / partner / buy, MVP functionality, etc.
Develop, experiment with, and launch sustainable business models that drive revenue while thoughtfully scaling costs
Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams (Business, Engineering, Design, Legal, Compliance, Finance & Strategy, etc.) to (1) develop monetization model(s) and GTM strategies, (2) to navigate regulatory and legal items, and (3) drive execution of product roadmap
Deeply understand the market opportunity, unit economics, competition, and customer needs / jobs to be done; and champion / educate the org accordingly
Design products that scale globally to many markets, but can address local market nuances
Break down ambiguous, complex problems into manageable components and design elegant, simplified solutions
12+ years of experience as a Product Manager
Demonstrated ability to bring new developer-facing products / services from initial creation to scaling, and all that it takes to deliver
Experience in B2B sales motion and pricing for developer products, including enterprise, and long-tail customers
The ability to navigate ambiguity as part of a start-up team that is inventing new technologies and products in a nascent space (decentralized identity, decentralized finance, decentralized web apps)
The capacity to bring novel, simple, and intuitive product design to a nascent industry in which user experiences and interfaces are complex and inscrutable to the everyday person
Excellent storytelling and written / verbal communication that builds trust and fosters collaboration across functions and with external stakeholders
Deep technical understanding, and ability to partner with engineering on detailed requirements / trade-offs
Strong customer empathy in understanding customer needs and value across different geographic markets (e.g., Africa, Central and South America, and/ or Southeast Asia)
Strong expertise in one or more the following financial services areas: cross-border payments, liquidity and treasury management, exchanges and trading, foreign exchange / multiple currencies
Experience launching products in regulated markets, including addressing legal and compliance items
Passion for creating a decentralized future that enables everyone to access and participate in the global economy
Block takes a market-based approach to pay, and pay may vary depending on your location. U.S. locations are categorized into one of four zones based on a cost of labor index for that geographic area. The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These ranges may be modified in the future.
Zone A: USD $245,100 - USD $299,500
Zone B: USD $245,100 - USD $299,500
Zone C: USD $245,100 - USD $299,500
Zone D: USD $245,100 - USD $299,500
To find a location’s zone designation, please refer to this resource. If a location of interest is not listed, please speak with a recruiter for additional information.
Benefits include the following:
This role is also eligible to participate in Block's equity plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies, and may be eligible for a sign-on bonus. Sales roles may be eligible to participate in a commission plan subject to the terms of the applicable plans and policies. Pay and benefits are subject to change at any time, consistent with the terms of any applicable compensation or benefit plans.
We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace.
Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class.
We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible.
Learn more about our efforts to promote inclusion and diversity at block.xyz/inclusion
Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, assessing candidates in a manner consistent with the requirements of the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.
Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.