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Head of Product and Programs, Crypto

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Who we are

Cross River is a highly profitable fast-growing financial technology company that helps clients to deliver financial solutions that empower consumers anytime, everywhere. We are on a mission to build the infrastructure that propels access, inclusion, and the democratization of financial services.

We are backed by Andreessen Horowitz, Battery Ventures, Ribbit Capital; our partners include companies such as Affirm, Stripe, Coinbase, and many others. We have over 800 employees, originated over $55B in loans, and supported 480K small businesses through the recent paycheck protection program. We have been recognized for the third year in a row by CB Insights as one of the 250 best global FinTech.

We are now committed to build products for companies who want to bring crypto to the next 1B people: we are uniquely positioned to succeed because of our technology, experience, and strong relationships with market participants and regulators.

Cross River offers amongst the best benefits in the industry: Family Medical Plans with minimal outlay to the employee, generous time off, matching 401K, pre-IPO equity, flexible and hybrid work culture, a shuttle from Manhattan to the office, and many more perks and amenities

What we are looking for

Cross River Crypto is building innovative products that allow end users of fintech companies, exchanges, asset managers, etc. to deposit, buy, sell, borrow, lend, crypto. Crypto holders are currently underserved as very few regulated entities accept crypto assets as collateral. We think it’s our mission to bridge this gap and we want to do so by building backend products for our borrowers.

We are hiring a Head of Product for our Crypto team to work alongside engineers, operations and cross-functional partners.

We are looking for a candidate that has built global products and business from inception to launch to scale. Our ideal leader has designed product architectures from the ground up, has experience in financial services, and has a passion for bringing crypto to the next 1 billion users.

You will join an exciting, newly formed, crypto team that deeply cares about growing with people who question assumptions, have strong judgement, execute fast, take ownership, act responsibly, help the team advance and improve its standards.

You can learn more about our culture and the interview process here.

You will:

  • Own the program and product strategy for a suite of products and infrastructure to companies offering Crypto to their users. This includes products in trading, lending, staking, etc.
  • Implement various integrations, estimating ballpark/high level requirements, understanding security and performance requirements
  • Own Initiatives end to end: work with internal and external stakeholders to get the necessary requirements, resources and approvals for every area related to our offering- including, but not limited to, technology, risks, compliance and legal
  • Collaborate with the engineering manager, customers, sales and support product team and consult on the vision for a project, create concrete and actionable architecture
  • Manage a direct and indirect team across product, engineering, marketing, compliance and legal

Minimum qualifications

  • 8+ years of product experience and people management
  • Experience or passion for the crypto space
  • Extensive experience building, establishing and scaling products focused on API integrations, Payments, and Lending
  • Successful program and product to market experience from end-to-end launch


  • Experience building scalable Crypto products or integrating Crypto services
  • Experience building Trading or Lending products before
  • Experience building business products in fintech or crypto
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