Product Manager II

Less than 5 years experience  •  Information Services

Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/17/17
Salt Lake City, UT
Less than 5 years experience
Information Services
Salary depends on experience
Posted on 11/17/17

Forcepoint is the leading provider of commercially available Insider Threat solutions and provides a suite of products that support customer requirements in the protection of sensitive information.    Essential Functions

  • Develop and implement strategy for the Insider Threat product line, working closely with the collective product management organization, the CTO office, Sales, Engineering and Professional Services
  • Manage the Forcepoint Insider Threat product management strategy, portfolio, and execution of products, including gaining agreement and alignment on product requirements and roadmaps, product development schedules, and product launches 
  • Set Forcepoint Insider Threat product priorities to ensure that the business continues to lead the market with the right features, positioning, pricing and promotion, working closely with all business stakeholders
  • Ensure that market feedback is codified to outline emerging customer needs, features, and functional requirements from which the marketing and development teams can design, build, test and implement new products and offerings
  • Lead the Insider Threat organization through on-going product development cycles, from initial definition to final production, with products and services delivered on schedule, on budget with high quality.
  • Analyze and define new market opportunities for Insider Threat products 
  • Facilitate strong collaboration with engineering teams ensuring requirements are well prioritized, implemented, and validated
  • Effectively manage trade-offs between business benefit and cost/schedule
  • Lead product pilot activities and customer feedback for new product enhancements
  • Formulate make/buy/partnership strategies for Insider Threat products

Education, Experience, and Skills

  • 3-4 years' experience in the software development/product industry with related Bachelor's degree, or 2 years' experience in the software development/product industry with related Master's degree
  • Product Management experience
  • Ability to provide detailed reporting at the peer and executive levels
  • Ability to develop and maintain company networks to facilitate the ability to leverage broad resources across a matrixed organization
  • Must be a self-starter, able to work autonomously and able to operate with minimal supervision in a highly visible, high pressure environment
  • Creative and innovative troubleshooter who possesses very strong organizational skills, coordination, planning, analytical, teaming and problem-solving skills
  • Have a high situational awareness, be able to effectively work multiple projects simultaneously with diverse groups and customers, and possess the ability to produce under stressful conditions using essential diplomatic skills
  • Strong negotiation skills; pragmatism
  • Security expertise desired but not required
  • Must be willing to travel
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