Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by threat intelligence, AI and machine learning from SophosLabs and SophosAI, Sophos delivers a broad portfolio of advanced products and services to secure users, networks and endpoints against ransomware, malware, exploits, phishing and the wide range of other cyberattacks. Sophos provides a single integrated cloud-based management console, Sophos Central – the centerpiece of an adaptive cybersecurity ecosystem that features a centralized data lake that leverages a rich set of open APIs available to customers, partners, developers, and other cybersecurity vendors. Sophos sells its products and services through reseller partners and managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide. Sophos has major hubs around the globe. More information is available at www.sophos.com
Sophos is rapidly shaping the landscape of cybersecurity products and services and we are looking for a Senior Product Manager who wants to take their career to new heights with us.
As part of the End user Security Group (ESG), you will work on our flagship Sophos Intercept X Endpoint Protection product line. You’ll be a highly visible member of the team, partnering closely with high-caliber software engineering teams and other key stakeholders to build innovative solutions that solve real-world customer problems.
Ideal candidates will be technical, particularly in the Microsoft Windows space, and have a proven background in building market-leading products and services. You’ll possess a blend of technical acumen and big-picture vision that you can communicate clearly to stakeholders including customers, partners, and industry analysts.
What You Will DoEngage customers, partners, and sales stakeholders to uncover pain points, user needs, use cases, and opportunities as they pertain to Sophos’ next-generation Endpoint Protection offerings.Lead development of requirements and user stories with engineering teams, prioritizing and managing product backlogs for delivery.Develop and foster strong relationships with key influencers and leaders (e.g., Engineering leaders and Sales Engineering) to inform and execute against product priorities.Manage expectations with Product Management leadership providing status, action plans, and recommendations.Work with Engineering teams to ensure that delivery projects are tracking to plan and that any issues are addressed promptly or escalated to senior management for resolution.Act as point of contact for the Product Management team during the product delivery lifecycle providing leadership and decisions.Collaborate with other Product Managers and teams within Sophos, identifying synergies, and flagging dependencies and risks to deliver cross-product integrations.Maintain knowledge of competitors’ product offerings and assist in identifying market opportunities and gaps to ensure that Sophos products remain competitive and differentiated in the market.
What You Will BringSignificant experience in senior product management roles, with responsibility for SaaS-managed offerings, delivering outcomes for global customers.Subject matter expertise in cybersecurity products and the Endpoint Protection market.Track record of preparing and presenting technical roadmaps to internal and external audiences, prioritising product backlogs, and contributing to product strategy.The ability to solicit and develop requirements with customers for business-focused outcomes, and to work closely with agile engineering to design and deliver user-centric solutions. The ability to make and communicate trade-offs and prioritization calls, and the courage to recommend and defend tough decisions with data.Self-motivated mindset to proactively identify and solve challenges, with strong communication and collaboration skills.Strong collaboration skills to interface successfully with a broad spectrum of stakeholders, across multiple time zones and functional domains.
Applicants in Colorado and New York City may email TalentAcquisition@sophos.com for the up-to-date salary ranges for the position.
What's Great About Sophos?
· Our people – we innovate and create, all of which are accompanied by a great sense of fun and team spirit
· Employee-led diversity and inclusion networks that build community and provide education and advocacy
· Annual charity and fundraising initiatives and volunteer days for employees to support local communities
· Global employee sustainability initiatives to reduce our environmental footprint
· Global fitness and trivia competitions to keep our bodies and minds sharp
· Global wellbeing days for employees to relax and recharge
· Monthly wellbeing webinars and training to support employee health and wellbeing
Our Commitment To You
We’re proud of the diverse and inclusive environment we have at Sophos, and we’re committed to ensuring equality of opportunity. We believe that diversity, combined with excellence, builds a better Sophos, so we encourage applicants that can contribute to the diversity of our team. All applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, sex, gender reassignment, marital status, race, religion or belief, color, age, military veteran status, disability, pregnancy, maternity or sexual orientation. We want to give you every opportunity to show us your best self, so if there are any adjustments we could make to the recruitment and selection process to support you, please let us know.