Director, Product Development, Crypto-1


About the job

Our Purpose

We work to connect and power an inclusive, digital economy that benefits everyone, everywhere by making transactions safe, simple, smart and accessible. Using secure data and networks, partnerships and passion, our innovations and solutions help individuals, financial institutions, governments and businesses realize their greatest potential. Our decency quotient, or DQ, drives our culture and everything we do inside and outside of our company. We cultivate a culture of inclusion for all employees that respects their individual strengths, views, and experiences. We believe that our differences enable us to be a better team โ€“ one that makes better decisions, drives innovation and delivers better business results.

Job Title

Director, Product Development, Crypto-1

CipherTrace is a rapidly growing leader in cryptocurrency intelligence and compliance. Our team has introduced novel solutions to challenges including sanctions compliance for DeFi and the Crypto Travel Rule. Our mission is to grow the blockchain economy by making crypto safe for users and trusted by governments. CipherTrace operates on a global scale to assist banks, cryptocurrency exchanges, law enforcement agencies, regulators, VASPs and businesses in preventing fraud, human trafficking, money laundering, and other illicit activity where cryptocurrency is involved.


Location: Remote, Dublin, Ireland or South San Francisco Bay, California

The CipherTrace Product Manager Will
  • Build the next generation cryptocurrency tools, law enforcement tools and DeFi platforms.
  • Develop core product KPIs.
  • Contribute to roadmap strategy and product feature requirements across teams.
  • Co-design software with date engineers, designers, frontend, backend, and QA engineers.
  • Communicate and collaborate with partners for effective customer experience.


The ideal candidate is extremely knowledgeable about all aspects of product management, has done it all, and has a passion for cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology.

To be successful, you should have experience in the following areas:
  • BS/BA or equivalent through experience.
  • 5+ years of product-related experience with at least 1 of those in product management.
  • Thorough understanding of the role of product management.
  • Excessive and skilled communicator.
  • Ability to deduce and consolidate use cases and personas from customer and sales interactions, and create epics and stories out of those.
  • Ability to prioritize, say no and explain why.
  • Conduct industry research on aspects of products and experiences.
  • Familiar with the scrum process and the ability to wear multiple hats in the organization.
  • Development of products with data presentation and discovery features.
  • Blockchain technologies, DeFi, law enforcement software, or cryptocurrencies.

Nice to have
  • MBA or equivalent through experience.
  • Working knowledge of regulatory compliance within the cryptocurrency sector.

Perks & Benefits

We offer a comprehensive benefits package including competitive salaries, bonuses, medical, dental and vision - which cover domestic partners as well - plus life and disability coverage, 20 vacation days, and a 401K matching plan.

COVID-19 Considerations

In many locations, weโ€™ve implemented a virtual hiring process and continue to interview candidates by video or phone. In addition, in our NYC offices, as required by law, only individuals who have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19 will be permitted inside Mastercard offices unless a reasonable accommodation has been approved in advance.

Corporate Security Responsibility


All activities involving access to Mastercard assets, information, and networks comes with an inherent risk to the organization and, therefore, it is expected that every person working for, or on behalf of, Mastercard is responsible for information security and must
  • Abide by Mastercardโ€™s security policies and practices;
  • Ensure the confidentiality and integrity of the information being accessed;
  • Report any suspected information security violation or breach, and
  • Complete all periodic mandatory security trainings in accordance with Mastercardโ€™s guidelines.

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