Director, Strategic Programs

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At Coinbase, our mission is to, and we couldn’t do this without hiring the best people
We’re a group of hard-working overachievers who are deeply focused on building the future of finance and Web3 for our users across the globe, whether they’re trading, storing, staking or using crypto
Know those people who always lead the group project? That’s us

There are a few things we look for across all hires we make at Coinbase, regardless of role or team
First, we look for candidates who will thrive in a like ours, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, and disrupt ourselves
Second, we expect all employees to commit to our to our work
Finally, we seek people who are excited to learn about and live crypto, because those are the folks who enjoy the intense moments in our sprint and recharge work culture
We’re a remote-first company looking to hire the absolute best talent all over the world

Ready to #LiveCrypto? Who you are:

  • You’ve got positive energy
    You’re optimistic about the future and determined to get there
  • You’re never tired of learning
    You want to be a pro in bleeding edge tech like DeFi, NFTs, DAOs, and Web 3
  • You appreciate direct communication
    You’re both an active communicator and an eager listener – because let’s face it, you can’t have one without the other
    You’re cool with candid feedback and see every setback as an opportunity to grow
  • You can pivot on the fly
    Crypto is constantly evolving, so our priorities do, too
    What you worked on last month may not be what you work on today, and that excites you
    You’re not looking for a boring job
  • You have a “can do” attitude
    Our teams create high-quality work on quick timelines
    Owning a problem doesn’t scare you, but rather empowers you to take 100% responsibility for achieving our mission
  • You want to be part of a winning team
    We’re stronger together, and you’re a person who embraces being pushed out of your comfort zone

In this role, you will serve as a leader on the Strategic Programs team, guiding your organization to deliver technical, large scale cross-functional efforts across Coinbase
Strategic Programs serves as the program management arm of the company, and plays a pivotal role in ensuring we can build, scale, and maintain the best products and experiences for our users

What you’ll be doing (ie
job duties):

  • Serve as a proactive thought leader across the global organization, with a bias towards action and the ability to contribute to strategy
  • Lead the efforts of a team of experienced product managers and technical program managers
    Work to continually uplevel and improve our tools, processes, and capabilities, and serve as a talent magnet who can hire and develop top talent
  • Oversee large scale projects that are highly complex & cross functional – and often technical – in nature
  • Ensure cross functional alignment of goals & execution for new Company initiatives
  • Be accountable for roadmap delivery across a portfolio of initiatives, including adoption and success criteria as defined by you and your stakeholders
  • Work with your team to manage requirements documentation, milestone mapping, prioritization, and communication to facilitate project collaboration & executive reporting
  • Monitor program status across the portfolio and rapidly identify issues / risks
    Succinctly communicate issues to relevant stakeholders and proactively collaborate to ensure timely resolution
  • Create role clarity for yourself and all parties involved

What we look for in you (ie
job requirements):

  • 10+ years of experience in a program management, engineering, or product management capacity, including at least 3 years in tech
  • 5+ years of people management experience leading high-performing teams to deliver technical initiatives from inception to delivery
  • Track record of attracting, developing, and growing talent
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, including proven track record of building collaborative relationships with executives and senior leadership
  • Willingness to serve as a “player-coach” working alongside your teams to deliver best possible execution in a fast-paced, constantly changing environment
  • Passion for crypto and the ability to grow economic freedom in the world

Nice to haves:

  • Technical academic degree or experience
  • Prior experience in the crypto / web3 industry

Job #: P24670

Pay Transparency Notice:  Depending on your work location, the target annual salary for this position can range from $267,325 to $314,500 + target bonus + target equity + benefits (including medical, dental, vision and 401(k))

Commitment to Equal Opportunity

Coinbase is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer
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