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Job Title: Product Manager



Job Description

Are you passionate about solving complex business problems and real world challenges? Do you thrive in a dynamic start-up work environment that constantly pushes you to be the best you can be? Are you ready to work with motivated colleagues and veteran entrepreneurs who strive for excellence in everything they do?

Define the future of Financial Systems by innovating at the juncture of technologies of Blockchain and Big Data. Blockchain is the core of the technology that underpins cryptocurrencies. This “new” financial revolution is changing how any financial instrument like securities, derivatives, etc. are traded and settled in Wall Street and around the world. Blockchain’s mathematical verification of underlying data simplifies audit and regulatory compliance and reduces billions of dollars spent in these functions. Financial institutions are looking to leverage big data solutions as systems of record for risk analysis and decision-making more now than ever before. Come, join this revolution!

If you are looking for an opportunity to join a talented team in a great start-up environment, we would like to talk to you!

Responsibilities:

  • Work in a highly interactive, team-oriented environment
  • Work closely with customers to identify customer and market needs, define use cases and establish user personas
  • Understand the platform, services, and features
  • Own the product roadmap, lead the product feature planning process and work closely with engineering to ensure successful delivery
  • Define, track and interpret key business metrics to track overall product success
  • Understand the market and competition, and develop product and competitive positioning
  • Work collaboratively with and engage engineering leaders both within Peernova and within the open source Blockchain community
  • Support field enablement and other go-to-market activities

Desired Experience

  • Worked in partnership with Engineering to represent the customer. Shaped the requirements of how the product should scale according to market needs
  • Collaborated with Customer teams to ensure that proposed solutions are in line with current and future needs and the product is being used to its potential
  • Ensured existing and new product functionality is well understood by customers
  • Researched the market to understand the strengths and weakness of competitors
  • Wrote functional specifications including requirements and detailed use cases for new product features
  • Collaborated with leadership to organize the product backlog; prioritizing both the urgent and the important
  • Agile process experience with an ability to work in small teams; startup experience
  • Demonstrated ability to provide hands-on product management including product installation, creating demonstrations, and assisting in solution design options and recommendations
  • Ability to quickly understand complex technologies
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in database models behind large financial institutions like banks is a plus
  • 3-7 years Product Management experience in the enterprise software technology industry. Prior startup experience strongly preferred (Top companies- Fintech, or large bank strongly preferred)
  • Experience with RDBMS solutions from Oracle/IBM, SQL and Big Data platforms like Hadoop and other Open Source technologies is a must
  • Previous experience as a software engineer, highly preferred
  • BS or MS degree in Computer Science or equivalent technical field

Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Stock Options
  • Health, dental, and vision insurance
  • 401k benefits
  • Diverse, passionate, and skilled co-workers
  • Casual working environment
  • Weekly company lunches
  • Quarterly company outings
  • Flexible UNLIMITED PTO
  • Discounted Pet Insurance
  • Disability and Life Insurance
  • Commuter Benefits, Retirement Plans, and Shopping discounts

About PeerNova

PeerNova is a Silicon Valley-based technology company founded by veteran entrepreneurs with deep expertise in distributed systems, networking solutions, big data, compiler technology, and financial services. Our team consists of members with past experience at Intel, Qualcomm, Visa, IBM, Google, and HSBC. We are setting new standards for storing, securing and validating data. At PeerNova, we’re about pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. Our blockchain-inspired product provides a unique approach to delivering high integrity, auditable, information platforms without compromising on performance, scalability or security. We offer the means for our customers to ensure and demonstrate the accuracy of their records for both compliance reasons and to satisfy desires for greater trustworthiness and transparency.


About PeerNova

PeerNova combines the best of Blockchain, Big Data and Cloud to uniquely enable financial institutions to securely and verifiably manage their data and address their reconciliation, audit, and compliance challenges. Based in Silicon Valley, the PeerNova team has expertise in distributed systems, Blockchain technology, networking solutions, compiler technology, Big Data, and financial services. We are setting new standards for storing, securing and validating data. At PeerNova, we’re about pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. Our blockchain-inspired product provides a unique approach to delivering high integrity, auditable, information platforms without compromising on performance, scalability or security.


Please submit your resume and cover letter to careers@peernova.com

PeerNova does not accept unsolicited resumes from external employment agencies or recruiters with whom it does not have an existing relationship.