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Proofpoint Staff Product Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

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.

Company Overview

Proofpoint’s Network-as-a-Service enables you to rapidly deploy a zero-trust network security model that protects access from user devices to applications in the data center and the cloud. The first zero-trust enterprise network, Proofpoint NaaS leverages a dense, cloud-native global backbone to deliver segment-of-one application access along with cloud-delivered internet security. For organizations that are updating their network security from a site-centric to a zero-trust delivery model, Proofpoint NaaS provides the security, flexibility and user experience you need.

In Proofpoint, a leader in Email Security, Digital Risk Management and Security Awareness Training, Cloud Access Security Brokers we seek to work on the next generation of security solution that focuses on people, rather than physical perimeters.

The Role

We are seeking an energetic Product Manager who is an exceptional team player, to join our Zero Trust group to help expand our Zero Trust Access and our Web Security solutions. If you’re a self-starter, reformed developer and a natural leader, who enjoys orchestrating the launch of features and security products and at the same time rolling up your sleeves, getting into technical details and design, while doing whatever is necessary to deliver, selling both to customer and to internal stake-holders - you should continue reading.

Your day-to-day

  • Create and manage the product roadmap

  • Manage project execution, define schedules and release plans based on a strategic market/business view

  • Define the product priorities through understanding of customers’ needs and company vision

  • Drive product development with the engineering team and UI/UX designers

  • Manage and drive external contractors

  • Define user stories, lead sprint planning and backlog management in partnership with the engineering team to ensure quality on-time feature delivery

  • Research market & industry trends, demand drivers, customer needs and competitive landscape

  • Engage with Proofpoint’s customers, sales and sales engineering teams

What you bring to the team

  • Demonstrated experience in product management with a high-paced, agile, software-as-a-service product

  • Experience with Networking and/or Internet Security – advantage

  • Strong R&D background with a meaningful development experience

  • Experience working in the enterprise, B2B, SaaS and cloud

  • Strong hands-on UX capabilities

  • Computer science degree

  • Strong technical, analytical orientation and strong problem solving skills

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills

  • Accountable, self-motivated and work autonomously


If you like wild growth and working with happy, enthusiastic over-achievers, you'll enjoy your career with us!