Product Manager, Consumer Foundations

  • Coinbase
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Jan 16, 2020

Job Description

Location: San Francisco, CA 

Coinbase has built the world's leading compliant cryptocurrency platform serving over 30 million accounts in more than 100 countries. With multiple successful products, and our vocal advocacy for blockchain technology, we have played a major part in mainstream awareness and adoption of cryptocurrency. We are proud to offer an entire suite of products that are helping build the cryptoeconomy, and increase economic freedom around the world.

There are a few things we look for across all hires we make at Coinbase, regardless of role or team. First, we assess whether a candidate demonstrates our values: Clear Communication, Positive Energy, Efficient Execution, and Continuous Learning. Second, we look for signals that a candidate will thrive in a culture like ours, where we default to trust, embrace feedback, disrupt ourselves, and expect sustained high performance because we play as a championship team. Finally, we seek people with the desire and capacity to build and share expertise in the frontier technologies of crypto and blockchain, in whatever way is most relevant to their role.

Read more about our values and culture here. and the Coinbase mobile apps on iOS and Android serve over 30 million customers around the world. 

Foundations are the components of the Coinbase experience that touch every user. This includes everything from account settings to account reporting and security features like 2-factor authentication. The Foundations PM will own the strategy and roadmap for these foundational user journeys that enable Coinbase users to have great experiences.

You’ll work closely with engineering, design, data science, and cross-functional teams to understand the needs of and build solutions for more than 30 million customers around the world.

What you’ll be doing (ie. job duties):

  • Develop the strategy and roadmap for foundational journeys in the Coinbase apps and website
  • Collaborate closely with teams like Risk, Compliance, Support, and Security to bring best in class features to consumers
  • Maintain a strong eye on a product experience that shows no organizational seams
  • Build and ship features that touch all of Coinbase’s customers and enable them to have great experiences

What we look for in you (ie. job requirements):

  • 5+ years of developing, building, and launching technology products
  • A strong interest and experience with security features like 2-factor authentication, account recovery, login, taxes, and compliance experiences
  • Empathy for the foundational journeys that millions of users go through on a daily basis
  • Demonstrated passion for cryptocurrency, financial markets, and the Coinbase mission
  • Solid product design, technical, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Entrepreneurial mindset with the ability to succeed in a fast-paced environment.
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams to create product roadmaps from initial idea to launch.

Nice to haves:

  • Experience building account management, security, or privacy products
  • Experience with financial services regulation


Coinbase is committed to diversity in its workforce and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and to review all of our job postings to minimize biased language. Coinbase does not make hiring or employment decisions on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, sex, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other basis protected by applicable local, state or federal law. Coinbase will also consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records in a manner consistent with San Francisco’s Fair Chance Ordinance and similar local laws.