Director Bitcoin and Lightning

Job at MicroStrategy



Full time

Company Description

MicroStrategy transforms organizations into intelligent enterprises through data-driven innovation. We match smart people to dynamic projects and technologies that truly challenge their talents. Curious and creative in outlook, our success is built on the talent and energy of smart and driven people. MicroStrategy (Nasdaq: MSTR) is a worldwide leader in enterprise analytics and mobility software. A pioneer in the BI and analytics space, MicroStrategy delivers innovative software that empowers people to make better decisions and transform the way they do business. We provide our enterprise customers with world-class software and expert services so they can deploy unique intelligence applications.

Job Description

The Role: We are seeking an experienced and visionary Director of Bitcoin and Lightning to lead our efforts in developing, implementing, and scaling Bitcoin and Lightning Network-related initiatives. The ideal candidate will partner with C-level executives in the company to develop a vision and strategy and lead a global engineering team to execute the development and delivery of an innovative portfolio of highly differentiated, SaaS-based platforms and products in the emerging crypto rewards and payment space. The ideal candidate will have the personal drive, passion and enthusiasm to both understand and successfully navigate a fast-growing company striving toward market leadership in an evolving marketplace.  

Your Focus

  • Develop a comprehensive strategy for the company's involvement in the Bitcoin and Lightning ecosystems.
  • Provide visionary leadership by staying updated on industry trends, emerging technologies, and regulatory developments.
  • Partner with the engineering and delivery teams to successfully deliver on product vision through the creation and effective ongoing development of world-class, highly differentiated technology offerings using an agile development process.
  • Possess a strong technical understanding of Bitcoin's underlying technology, Lightning Network, and related protocols.
  • Lead discussions on technical architecture, scalability, security, and network optimization.
  • Provide guidance to development teams and contribute to technical decision-making processes.
  • Partner with sales and service organizations to launch new solutions into the market and across the firm.
  • Lead the design, development, and launch of products and features related to Bitcoin and Lightning.
  • Collaborate with UX/UI teams to create user-friendly interfaces that drive adoption and engagement.
  • Stay informed about evolving regulatory landscapes related to cryptocurrencies and ensure the company's products and services are compliant.
  • Foster a collaborative and innovative work environment that encourages growth and skill development.


  • Bachelor's degree or master's Degree in computer science, engineering, or related field; MBA preferred
  • 8 – 10 years of professional experience in enterprise technology; Product management and product owner roles preferred
  • Proven track record of leadership and strategic thinking in the blockchain and cryptocurrency space.
  • Experience delivering product features that are strategically oriented and guarantee market differentiation.
  • Have a high degree of passion for taking products to market, including creating a high level of engagement with the sales and marketing functions.
  • Proven ability to develop strategic partnerships and manage vendor relationships required.
  • Product management experience within an agile software development environment and experience in enterprise-oriented solutions required.
  • Experience presenting information to executive teams, both internally and externally.
  • Proven success in establishing credibility with senior executives internally and externally and the ability to inspire a customer base.
  • Possessing passionate product orientation and Strategic Vision and Planning of the product ownership process.
  • Experience in Bitcoin, Lightning, crypto as well as loyalty and reward programs a plus
  • Self-driven, motivated and results-oriented.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, and negotiation skills.

In Addition, The Ideal Candidate Will Possess The Following

  • Ability to organize activities and lead others in accomplishing goals and objectives; react quickly to complex situations and apply problem-solving skills; work with employees, customers and outside organizations in a professional manner.

Company: MicroStrategy

Skills: executive blockchain crypto react

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