Product Management Lead, TBD

  • Los Angeles, CA, United States
  • Full-time

Company Description

Block is one company built from many blocks, all united by the same purpose of economic empowerment. The blocks that form our foundational teams — People, Finance, Counsel, Hardware, Information Security, Platform Infrastructure Engineering, and more — provide support and guidance at the corporate level. They work across business groups and around the globe, spanning time zones and disciplines to develop inclusive People policies, forecast finances, give legal counsel, safeguard systems, nurture new initiatives, and more. Every challenge creates possibilities, and we need different perspectives to see them all. Bring yours to Block.

Job Description

As Product Management Lead, you and the team that you build will develop TBD's monetizable products and platforms. This includes value-added services and products intended to solve pain points in decentralized financial services. You will work with TBD's business and legal principals, Product Engineering team, and cross-functional leads in order to deliver upon TBD's business objectives and product goals.

You are a proven leader who is comfortable with ambiguity, and has deep experience with building platform as a service products for developer facing audiences. You will be a technical product manager who has an active interest in blockchain and decentralized technologies, and is passionate about building the next generation of value added services that can bring the benefits of crypto technologies to mainstream audiences.

You will report directly to the General Manager of TBD.

You Will:

  • Build and own product roadmaps, project plans, and clear product specifications that deliver groundbreaking products
  • Contribute to the management of products from both a technical and business perspective, collaborating cross-functionally with peers across business, engineering, architecture functions
  • Manage ambiguity with comfort in a shifting and evolving environment
  • Influence key stakeholders throughout TBD and Block to align intent, resources, and prioritization
  • Operate cross-functionally and build partnerships both within TBD and with external partners to deliver excellent products and services
  • Foster an environment that enables the team to execute quickly while maintaining a high standard for quality
  • Scale the learning curve on new subject areas across domains and technologies, including blockchain, crypto technologies, and decentralized identity infrastructure


You Have:

  • 10+ years of experience in product management, which includes building out a product from early stage development
  • Experience working directly with senior engineers and engineering management at a platform services company that serves developer audiences
  • Coordination between legal, compliance, external partners - to build a functioning product platform that becomes a revenue-driver for TBD
  • Collaborative approach: Delivers results with cross-functional teams, and partners with and empowers team members
  • Strategic: Experience developing and driving key strategies that shaped an organization; detail oriented but always able to see the bigger picture and make smart strategic choices around tradeoffs that are grounded in fundamentals
  • Efficiency: Excellent organization and prioritization skills; ability to work in a past faced environment with ambiguity
  • Active interest in blockchain, crypto or decentralized finance to support economic empowerment for everyone
  • Experience in one of the following: API/platform as a service, developer-first platforms, open source, inner source, defi, crypto, and fintech

Additional Information

We’re working to build a more inclusive economy where our customers have equal access to opportunity, and we strive to live by these same values in building our workplace. Block is a proud equal opportunity employer. We work hard to evaluate all employees and job applicants consistently, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation, citizenship, or any other legally protected class. 

We believe in being fair, and are committed to an inclusive interview experience, including providing reasonable accommodations to disabled applicants throughout the recruitment process. We encourage applicants to share any needed accommodations with their recruiter, who will treat these requests as confidentially as possible. Want to learn more about what we’re doing to build a workplace that is fair and square? Check out our I+D page

Additionally, we consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment on our team, and always assess candidates on an individualized basis.


We want you to be well and thrive. Our global benefits package includes:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement Plans
  • Employee Stock Purchase Program
  • Wellness perks
  • Paid parental leave
  • Paid time off
  • Learning and Development resources

Block, Inc. (NYSE: SQ) is a global technology company with a focus on financial services. Made up of Square, Cash App, Spiral, TIDAL, and TBD, we build tools to help more people access the economy. Square helps sellers run and grow their businesses with its integrated ecosystem of commerce solutions, business software, and banking services. With Cash App, anyone can easily send, spend, or invest their money in stocks or Bitcoin. Spiral (formerly Square Crypto) builds and funds free, open-source Bitcoin projects. Artists use TIDAL to help them succeed as entrepreneurs and connect more deeply with fans. TBD is building an open developer platform to make it easier to access Bitcoin and other blockchain technologies without having to go through an institution.

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