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Product Manager

Company: Proofpoint
Location: Austin
Posted on: September 23, 2022

Job Description:

It's fun to work in a company where people truly BELIEVE in what they're doing!We're committed to bringing passion and customer focus to the business.Job DescriptionProofpoint is looking for a talented Product Manager to the management and reporting strategy and execution for Proofpoints Targeted Attack Protection solutions. Proofpoint's security products have been consistently ranked as a leader in Magic Quadrants published by Gartner.The Product Manager is a business professional who possesses a unique balance of technical depth and functional domain knowledge and strong interpersonal skills. This role will be responsible for determining features and functionality to support the companys flagship product line as well as drive the strategy and execution for future services.This position is ideal for a hands-on individual who has razor-sharp instincts about what makes a good security product; understands the IR, CTI and security posture practices and needs of enterprises; and enjoys making data-driven decisions and leading cross functional projects from concept through implementation. Successful candidates will combine extensive knowledge of the security market, proven track record in developing winning products and ability to work with product development teams to bring new capabilities to market. Experience in entrepreneurial environments, and with enterprise customers is highly desired. This position reports to the Director of Product Management for the Targeted Attack Products.Your day-to-day

  • Work closely with engineering, operations, and threat analyst teams to develop and maintain a service roadmap
  • Proactively conduct quantitative and qualitative analysis to form pragmatic, unbiased, market-based perspectives on business priorities and opportunities
  • Serve as a thought leader and product expert in customer engagements, and help articulate and clarify areas of competitive differentiation
  • Analyze market and product trends and define product roadmap to support the overall business strategy
  • Validate product direction by interacting with customers and internal stakeholders
  • Build concrete, tangible product plans that balance efficacy, fast response to evolving threats and cost considerations
  • Rally a high-performing development team to ship high quality deliverables under aggressive schedules
  • Work with the marketing team on positioning, product introductions and launchesWhat you bring to the team
    • 2+ years managing high technology products, from development through launch
    • Security industry background with strong understanding of malware ecosystems and analysis, enterprise IR and CTI processes, and security posture reporting best practices
    • Able to maintain the delicate balance between quality, speed, user experience and customer expectations
    • Successful background in developing go-to-market strategies with senior level counterparts
    • Excellent leadership and communications skills, with experience communicating across groups with varying degrees of technical background
    • Bachelor's degree in a relevant field; MBA or equivalent business experience#LI-EC1 #LI-RemoteIf you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!If you are a Colorado Resident:Proofpoint carefully considers a wide range of compensation factors, including your background and experience. These considerations can cause your compensation to vary.The hiring range for this position is typically:85,750.00 - 122,500.00 USDActual offer will be based on the individual candidate. Bonus, commission, and/or equity may be eligible for this position.Additional benefits for this position can be found at statement is being provided in accordance with the Colorado Pay and Benefit Disclosure requirements of sb19-968.Proofpoint is an equal opportunity employer, we hire without consideration to race, religion, creed, color, national origin, age, gender, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status or disability.

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