Product Manager

Barracuda Networks   •  

Campbell, CA

Industry: Professional, Scientific & Technical Services

  •  

Less than 5 years

Posted 49 days ago

Phishline, now a part of Barracuda Networks, is seeking a highly motivated Product Manager, based in Campbell, CA, to take the lead in crafting and implementing strategy for taking the PhishLine solution, and related solutions, to the enterprise customer market. While this mandate is simple, the work will be challenging and extensive creativity will be required to succeed.  This is cross-functional role that will assume ownership for marketing email security and security awareness focused product lines encompassing a variety of technologies. 

PhishLine helps global organizations measure their end-user susceptibility to real-world, social-engineering attacks and provides immersive, just-in-time training to drive improved behavior. We are a fast-paced, results-oriented company and we value energy, passion, and creative thinking. Along the way, we take the time to have fun and we recognize and reward excellence.

PhishLine was built for security professionals by security professionals.  PhishLine offers advanced metrics, benchmarks, and threat vector analysis that our competitors can’t match. 

Candidates must be self-starters with the ability to maintain a high level of productivity with a minimum of supervision.  Barracuda Networks, PhishLine’s parent company, is located in Silicon Valley and work closely with resources located there.  This position will also use contracted resources, which could be located anywhere.  This means that being able to effectively manage remote resources is a critical requirement of this role.

By working closely with the Core product management teams, you will create compelling market positioning that aligns with the product. You will also be responsible for creating persuasive sales initiatives and campaigns ranging from cloud-connected messaging to vertical market solutions. As well as developing collateral from concept to publishing, we are looking for a dedicated marketer who possesses strong execution skills and enjoys being part of a team.

You must be comfortable working with multiple stakeholders and remote teams across the company to drive new product launches and take these to market. You must have an entrepreneurial spark to identify new opportunities to grow the business. Finally, you must be a great communicator capable of engaging customers and partners and evangelizing your product.

You may be the perfect candidate for this role if:

  • Understand the unique requirements in engaging with global, enterprise customers with 3,000 – 500,000 employees.
  • You are passionate about helping customers solve problems, excel in executing go-to-market plans, and like keeping current with the latest technology trends.
  • You are intensely data and results driven.
  • You enjoy working with cross-functional teams including sales, marketing, and product management.
  • You have attention to detail that would impress a wedding planner.
  • You enjoy maintaining relations with customers by organizing and developing specific customer- relations programs; determining company presence at conventions, annual meetings, trade associations, and seminars.

Desired skills and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree or global equivalent in a engineering, business or technology field… or equivalent work experience.
  • 2-4 years of related experience in industry or technology solution product management for a technology company
  • Experience with security, cloud, or email/messaging technologies is a big plus
  • Experience working with a large reseller / partner network is a big plus
  • Excellent communication skills; experience presenting to a wide audience from senior management to buying influencers\
  • Adept at working with cross-functional teams and managing without authority
  • High attention to detail and superior multi-tasking abilities
  • Self-starting and self-directed
  • Strong critical thinking and analytical skills
  • Able to participate effectively in fast moving discussions and negotiate compromises that enable all sides to achieve measurable success and shared risk
  • Knowledge of the security awareness marketplace specifically and the security marketplace in general
  • An instinctive drive to provide excellent customer service
  • Manage your tasks and projects using the assigned tools in a manner that is consistent and understandable to your peers and to your manager
  • Strong MS Office skills: Outlook, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint; proficient with WebEx
  • This position will require up to 15% travel for conferences and corporate events