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Strategic Program Manager



San Francisco, CA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Who are we?

FalconX is the most advanced digital asset platform for institutions. We provide trade execution, credit & treasury management, prime offering and market making services. Given our global operations, industry-leading technology and deep liquidity, we have facilitated client transactions of $1 trillion in volume. Our products & services are regulated, compliant and trusted.

We are a team of engineers, product builders, institutional sales and trading leaders, operations experts, and business strategists. Our teammates have entrepreneurial experience and come from companies such as Google, Apple, Paypal, Citadel, Bridgewater, and Goldman Sachs. And, we embody our values: Think big; Drive bold outcomes; Be one team; Iterate with speed; and be an entrepreneur.

We prioritize learning. Outcomes are mission-critical, but we also believe that learning in success and in failure will drive our continued success. Our industry is emergent - there’s no shortage of experiments to get involved with and to continue growing and learning together.

As the Strategic Program Manager, you will be responsible for the highest impact projects facing FalconX representing: Legal, Compliance, Risk, Trade Operations, and Business Operations. You will serve as a key liaison between each of the functional leaders for these groups and the Vice President of Operations. In addition, you will own projects from beginning to end, working cross-functionally with Product, Engineering, Markets, and the Operations group to deliver mission-critical results.

This is a unique opportunity to join in a high visibility, high-impact role working directly with the executive management.

This role will:

  • Be a difference maker: FalconX embraces the culture of making a dent in the world. You will have the platform to push change and drive outcomes.
  • Program & Project Management - valuable connector, bridging gaps and facilitating communication and collaboration within the organization to remove roadblocks and keep programs on target.
  • Leadership: Stand in for the VP of Operations, representing the operations teams’ requirements, objectives, and mentality when executives are unable to attend meetings.
  • Communicate: Efficiently provide the wider organization with an understanding of Operations priorities and timelines.
  • Be Flexible: Willingness to flex to meet the needs of the organization, including the ability to context switch and support projects in different domain areas.

Our ideal candidate will have:

  • 7+ years of experience in Management Consulting, Program Management, Startup Operations, or similar
  • Strong background in financial services including but not limited net interest margin, risk weighted return on capital, and treasury management.
  • Self-starter with a track record of balancing multiple projects at once
  • Strong Excel and PowerPoint skills are a must
  • Concise, persuasive, and authentic communicator both verbally and in written communication
  • High gear operator who does not take no for an answer
  • Superb judgment and integrity, unparalleled confidentiality, and sophistication in all aspects of work
  • Experience planning and leading strategic initiatives
  • Excellent organizational skills

Nice to haves:

  • Crypto experience a plus
  • MBA or similar advanced degree preferred but not required


This is a full-time position with an expected annual compensation of $160,000-250,000. The actual compensation for a successful candidate may vary based on factors such as skill set, relevant experience, qualifications, and other relevant factors. This position also offers other forms of compensation and benefits consisting of overtime compensation (when applicable), relocation assistance (if applicable), performance-linked bonus, paid time off (including sick time) benefits, paid Company holidays, participation in the Company’s equity and 401k retirement plan, competitive employee health, dental, and vision benefits each subject to the terms and conditions of the governing plan documents and Company policies.

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Inclusivity Statement

FalconX is committed to building a diverse, inclusive, equitable, and safe workspace for all people. Our roles are intended for people from all walks of life. We encourage all those interested in applying to our organization to submit an application regardless if you are missing some of the listed background requirements, skills, or experiences!

As part of our commitment to inclusivity, FalconX would like to acknowledge that the EEOC survey has limited potential responses that you can select. For legal reasons, FalconX must use this language to align with federal requirements, however, we want to ensure that you are able to provide a response to our own voluntary survey questions about your identity that best aligns with your most true self.

FalconX is an equal opportunity employer and will not discriminate against an applicant or employee based on race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, sex (including gender, pregnancy, sexual orientation, and gender identity), age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, citizenship, or any other legally-recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law.

Applicants with disabilities may be entitled to reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act and other applicable state or local laws. A reasonable accommodation is a change in the way things are normally done which will ensure an equal employment opportunity without imposing undue hardship on FalconX. Please inform FalconX’s People team at [email protected], if you need assistance with participating in the application process.