Employer Provided Salary: $236,725 Annually
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We're Coinbase. We're the world's most trusted way to join the crypto
revolution, serving more than 89 million accounts in more than 100 countries.
Our mission is to increase economic freedom around the world, 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 Web
3.0 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
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
culture like ours, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, and disrupt
ourselves. Second, we expect all employees to commit to our mission-focused
approach 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 3.0.
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.
Coinbase has a diverse data environment that processes a wide range of
information for our customers. We are in search of a visionary to join
the team in elevating our enterprise data governance program to the next
The mission of the data governance program at Coinbase is to drive
adoption of a data fluent culture by implementing industry leading standards,
frameworks, and tools.
What you'll be doing (ie. job duties):
Lead Product Development for data governance, conceiving, building, and
launching user-focused, high-quality products that empower our enterprise
to meet Data Governance goals
Lead the efforts of a cross-functional core data governance team of
experienced product managers and technical program managers.
Work closely with fellow engineering, design, and business leadership to
define our product vision and strategy for Data Governance
Execute efficiently in a fast-paced, fluid start-up environment where
change is constant and creativity is a must
Write technical PRDs, manage technical backlogs, and effectively
prioritize new features vs. tech debt. Work with a full-stack engineering
team to build innovative, world-class internal products
Engage with C-suite execs and senior stakeholders to advocate for the data
Expand the rollout of Coinbase's Data Governance Operating Model to
additional business units within the company.
Provide technical and strategic direction to teams to deploy, integrate,
and maintain tools required to enable production data quality, change
management, data lineage, metadata management, data access,
classification, retention, usage, and data contracts at scale.
Design and implement the global operating framework for data governance in
multiple countries within the EMEA and APAC regions.
Interface in higher level forums such as board meetings and Enterprise
Risk working groups to ensure execs are regularly updated at the right
What we look for in you (ie. job requirements):
10+ years of experience working with data architects, including 5+ years
of Product Management experience
A track record of building exceptional products that delight your users
and produce clear business impact
Demonstrated ability to lead projects affecting many functions, including
product, engineering, finance, compliance, and support. Ability to direct
major cross-functional initiatives with effective prioritization and
Experience collecting both internal and external customer feedback and
requests, empathizing with their challenges and opportunities, and
prioritizing roadmaps to optimize results
Passion for cryptocurrency, financial markets, and the Coinbase mission
Experience deploying, integrating, and maintaining tools required to
enable production data quality, change management, data lineage, metadata
management, data access, classification, retention, usage, and data
contracts at scale.
Experience creating or overhauling enterprise data governance with a focus
on enabling and delivering data informed business and product insights.
Be able to explain how to select the best data management strategies for
enabling mission-driven access to data.
Experience building a data “fluent” culture that is foundational for
efficient creation and use of accurate data as a strategic asset.
Demonstrated leadership in designing data governance models, policies, and
measuring effectiveness of enterprise data governance programs.
Nice to haves:
Financial technology or cryptocurrency industry experience.
Experience participating in industry wide data governance forums.
Deep knowledge in managing structured and unstructured data in data
systems such as Snowflake, Databricks, MongoDB, Salesforce, GSuite, etc.
Notice for Colorado applicants as required by sb19-085 (8-5-20). Target
annual salary for this role performed in Colorado, is $236,725 + target bonus
+ target equity + benefits (including medical, dental, vision and 401(k)).
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