Product Owner ( Financial Services / Crypto )

Job Description

Exciting opportunity for a Product Owner/Manager with experience in financial services, to join an established US client as they continue to build out a centre of engineering excellence here in Belfast, specialising in global cryptocurrency trading markets.

The Product Owner will be responsible for the delivery of new crypto related products and features. This role works directly with the development teams across business areas to define and deliver end-2-end solution delivery and ownership. Success in this role will include the ability to clearly define partner integration details, manage requirements gathering and cross team alignment, and ensure delivery to a timeline.


  • Salary up to £65,000 depending on experience
  • Flexible & Hybrid working model
  • Up to 20% bonus
  • Stock options
  • Extended holiday allowance
  • Solid pension match
  • Private medical


  • Reporting to VP of Product to help implement strategy across all channels
  • Create product requirements and manage these requirements from ideation to roadmap to launch
  • Communicate work status to program team and align with other delivery teams
  • Write stories with detailed acceptance criteria, groom backlog, prioritise, acceptance test, and approve release of work
  • Work with management and engineering teams to help create product strategies and roadmaps
  • Partner with Engineering, Marketing, Operations, Legal, and Finance teams to drive cross-functional outcomes.
  • Manage APIs and dependent system integrations
  • Define, track, and evaluate success of key metrics to determine product health, usage, and impact on end users
  • Understand current and future market opportunities to ensure we're building the right things now and going forward
  • Serve as the SME for payments and contribute that knowledge to the combined success of the organization.


  • 3+ years in product owner experience with increasing responsibility
  • Crypto experience is not essential. Financial services experience desired.
  • An interest in Crytpocurrency.
  • Experience as product owner for development teams in an agile scrum framework
  • History of product lifecycle management and successful release of product
  • Bonus points for knowledge of crypto currency trading, credit processing, settlement, tax requirements, fraud, compliance, security, and/or risk, & KYC / KYB / AML.
  • API integration and ecosystem management; ideally, experience with microservices
  • Demonstrate strategic thinking and strong communication skills
  • Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines, and handle multiple projects simultaneously.

For further information on this vacancy, or any other Software Product Manager/Owner job in Belfast or wider Northern Ireland, please apply via the link below or contact Sean Doherty in the strictest confidence.

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