Posted on May 12, 2020

Blockchain Tech Product Manager

Product Jersey City Full-time

Citi’s Innovation labs is a global network of innovation centers focused on delivering cutting edge solutions to Citi’s Markets, Securities Services and Banking lines of business. 

Our Mission is to create a competitive advantage for our clients, manifested as change in the way they operate, by providing innovative technological solutions with strong client engagement, from idea to production, and by leveraging the entrepreneurship spirit.

We are looking for a Blockchain technology Product Manager to join our team as we create and integrate with new DLT applications for financial markets. You will work closely with head of Blockchain domain at the innovation labs, global team members and business stakeholders to deliver solutions through private and permissioned Blockchains. You will be responsible for defining the roadmap for an internal Blockchain integration framework and aligning delivery to it. You will also be expected to keep abreast latest trends in Distributed Ledger Technology and have a research mindset to understand and relay the implication of technology advancements in DLT to stakeholders in a comprehendible manner.

Key Responsibilities

  • Product Ownership of Citi Internal Blockchain Framework for Markets & Securities Services
  • Defining product strategy and roadmap
  • Develop the core positioning and messaging for the product
  • Perform product demos to customers
  • Partner with technology stakeholders of integrating applications and guide them on best practices
  • Work with the development team in Innovation lab to design reliable, scalable and robust solutions in DLT space
  • Work within Citi’s risk appetite and policy framework to design / recommend DLT solutions
  • Be an expert with respect to emerging technology trends in DLT space and the competition

Skills & Qualifications

  • Great passion for the world of Blockchain and DLT – someone who constantly learns the trends and directions of the ecosystem and is well familiar with all key concepts, vendors and technologies
  • Good understanding of distributed apps and smart contracts are written for DLT platforms, such as Hyperledger Fabric, Corda and Ethereum
  • Vast technology background, with experience in enterprise scale solutions, preferably in Capital Markets domain
  • Ability to develop and maintain a network - build strong relationships with external clients and vendors, as well as with business partners internally
  • Great technical skills, with ability to deep dive into new topics and technologies in a fast and efficient manner
  • Excellent presentation skills – ability to present in front clients and broad audiences
  • Excellent written skills - ability to create and maintain communications internally and externally that present our vision and roadmap, as well as market trends and updates
  • Good understanding of container-based architectures and cloud deployment considerations - advantage
  • Experience working in agile delivery methodology with cross-functional and geographically dispersed teams
  • Ability to Influence cross-functional teams without formal authority
  • Adaptable, resourceful, well organized team player with a strong work ethic
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience building and maintaining visual interfaces – an advantage
  • Academic degree in relevant field