Release Manager

Genesis

New York, NY, USA

Full Time

Jun 3

About Genesis

Genesis is a global leader in institutional digital asset markets. We provide a single point of access for digital asset trading, derivatives, borrowing, lending, custody and prime brokerage services.

Genesis facilitates billions in trades, loans and transactions on a monthly basis, including over $45 billion in 2020. We have a proven track record driving results for some of the largest digital asset-focused hedge funds, quant funds, family offices, VC’s, market makers and exchanges.


Join Our Team

Genesis is expanding to solve some of the toughest challenges in digital asset financial markets.


About This Role – Release Manager

Genesis Trading is seeking a Release Manager with a strong background in managing agile software development processes. The Release Manager will report to the Head of Product and work collaboratively with business and engineering stakeholders to manage the release process. Experience with SDLC within rapid, distributed, iterative development cycles strongly preferred.


Primary Responsibilities

  •  Work with the engineering team to break down large initiatives into sequenced engineering work across multiple sprints
  • Track the progress of all front and back end development items within each sprint
  • Coordinate dependencies between back end and front end development across and within sprint cycles
  • Manage expectations around what features will be delivered in each release and communicate this to Genesis stakeholders
  • Implement a JIRA instance to use as a central repository to track all product management workflows, roadmaps, backlogs, and feature requests
  • Create development plans for each sprint cycle
  • Distribute release notes for each production release 


Requirements

  • B.S. degree in computer science or related area
  • 3+ years development experience in digital currencies, or other capital markets preferred
  • Strong knowledge of requirement gathering processes
  • Strong knowledge of SDLC processes involving multiple engineering efforts
  • Strong ability to manage large scale development efforts from a release management perspective
  • Experience with business analysis for electronic trading platforms preferred
  • Experience with JIRA or similar tooling preferred


Personal Attributes

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-starter yet knows when to ask for help and works great in a team
  • Strives to simultaneously achieve high-velocity and high-quality output
  • Willingness and ability to meet aggressive deadlines
  • Thrives in a dynamic and high-pressured environment
  • Proven troubleshooting and problem-solving skills


Benefits

  • Comprehensive health, vision, dental and FSA benefits
  • Flexible time off


Why Genesis

Genesis is dedicated to creating best-in-class infrastructure for institutional investors, developing advanced products that lower barriers, increase profitability and broaden access. Our team has decades of experience at top Wall Street investment banks and Silicon Valley technology firms, and includes leading experts in blockchain, distributed computing, cryptography and cybersecurity.


Digital Asset Ecosystem

Genesis operates at the heart of the digital asset ecosystem:

→ We are a subsidiary of Digital Currency Group (DCG), the largest investor in the bitcoin and blockchain space.

→ We are the exclusive distribution and marketing agent for Grayscale Investments, the largest digital currency asset manager with over $40 billion in assets under management.

→ We have an unparalleled global network at the intersection of data, finance and technology.


Accelerating Momentum

Our addressable market is expanding rapidly as new institutional investors enter the space. Recent results include:

→ 400%+ Y/Y trading volume growth to $20.7 billion in trades

→ 400%+ Y/Y loan origination growth to $19 billion in originations

→ 300%+ Y/Y active loan growth to $3.9 billion in active loans outstanding

→ 400%+ Q/Q derivatives transaction growth to $5.9 billion in transactions


Diversity And Inclusion

Genesis invests in creating a welcoming environment where everyone can feel supported and connected at work.

→ We help employees develop a deep understanding of the problems we’re trying to solve.

→ We thrive on ideas driven by a broad range of perspectives.

→ We believe diverse teams lead to better products and bigger outcomes.


Genesis is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.


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Genesis is a global leader in institutional digital asset markets, facilitating billions in trades, loans and transactions on a monthly basis.

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