Bitpanda is hiring a

Product Lead - Banks and Payments (f/m/d)

Who we are
Bitpanda is on a mission to reinvent the world of finance and bring investing closer to everyone, everywhere. Today’s financial ecosystem is complex, exclusive and expensive, and we’re here to change this as the #1 investment platform in Europe and beyond. Our platform is rooted in the belief that investing should be safe, easy and accessible to all. With Bitpanda, everyone has the freedom and flexibility to invest in what they believe in - commission-free stocks, cryptocurrencies or even precious metals - starting from as little as €1.

Our story started in 2014 with our founders, Eric Demuth, Paul Klanschek and Christian Trummer. Since then, we’ve grown to a powerful and diverse team of 500+ people who represent more than 50 nationalities. Headquartered in Vienna, we’re proud to be Austria’s first unicorn and one of the fastest-growing fintechs in Europe. Our innovative technology serves over 3 million users and operates across multiple hub locations. Our products are built by fast-moving, talented, “roll-up-your-sleeves-and-make-it-happen” kind of people. If you’re someone who thinks big, moves fast and wants to make an impact right from day one, then get ready to join our industry-changing team. Let’s go!

Your mission: 

As Product Lead - Banks & Payments at Bitpanda you will be the driving force behind our global payments strategy and the setup and integration of new banks and PSPs as we scale our offering into new markets and currencies.

What you'll do:

  • Define and drive Bitpanda’s payments strategy
  • Lead and build out the product management team to support payments at Bitpanda
  • Be responsible and accountable for the business outcomes of the Banks & Payments product area
  • Collaborate closely with Treasury to work towards the optimal setup for our banking solutions
  • Take full ownership of deposit & withdrawal (fiat & crypto) processes on Bitpanda’s platform
  • Define concepts for optimising the platform’s overall payment architecture and drive the implementation of open banking solutions (e.g. instant payments, payment initiation & account information)
  • Understand the implications of different international payment systems (e.g. SEPA, SEPA Instant Payments, Direct Debit, SWIFT, ...) and be responsible for implementing a cost-efficient and scalable payment logic
  • Support our ambitious market expansions with your bank and payment provider expertise
  • Be the go-to person for our country teams and other internal stakeholders regarding banking and payment related topics
  • Own the customer journey for deposits and withdrawals on the Bitpanda investment platform - run the business proactively
  • Lead initiatives from idea to implementation and be responsible for the whole product lifecycle to meet short, medium and long-term commercial and business objectives

Who you are:

  • 5+ years of product management experience in payments and banking
  • Expert level knowledge of international payment schemes
  • Fiercely outcome oriented, with an ability to rally cross-functional collaborators around a clear goal
  • Strong opinions, loosely held
  • High interest in shaping the retail brokerage and crypto industries
  • Ability to work with deadlines and in a fast-paced environment 
  • Competent in agile methodologies (dual-track is a plus)
  • Excellent analytical, organisational and communication skills
  • Fluent in English

What’s in it for you

- Top-notch “tech pack” (a.k.a.: the latest and greatest hardware) that you need to help Bitpanda move the needle, right from day one. The best part? You can choose between PC or Mac. And yes, noise-cancelling headphones are included! 
- Individual stock option plan
- Exclusive premiums when trading on Bitpanda
- Occasional company-wide and team events  - both in-person and virtually!
- Learning & development opportunities
- A brand new, optimised-for-Hybrid-working, HQ office located in Vienna’s fintech hub (in the second district) as well as local office location hotspots in Berlin, London, Madrid, Barcelona and Milan (to name just a few!)
- Bitpanda sustainable merch to keep you swagged out and living the Bitpanda brand
- A global Bitpanda team of fast-moving, talented, “roll-up-your-sleeves-and-make-it-happen” kind of people who are united (across cultures and time zones) by our unique way of working. 

And, above all, the opportunity to learn & grow as part of Bitpanda’s incredible journey to become Europe’s #1 investment platform.  

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