Senior Product Manager

Proofpoint Inc Sunnyvale , CA 94085

Posted 3 months ago

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.

The Role

Proofpoint is looking for a Senior Product Manager who has a bias towards action and a keen understanding of how administrators of enterprise products work, think and expect. This person would also have experience shipping enterprise product(s) working collaboratively with a cross functional team with little-to-no support on day-to-day activities.

In this role, you are expected to work with both internal and external stakeholders, translate well analyzed market needs into capabilities that engineering teams can build, deploy and scale appropriately. To be successful, you must possess both business and technical skills to have frequent interactions with customers and prospects to learn their spoken and unspoken needs and present our solution in a persuasive manner. The ability to clearly communicate business goals in technical terms is a must.

Your day-to-day

  • You will support the leadership for product roadmap and execution plans

  • Collaborate with engineering, design and marketing teams to plan, build and launch high-quality product experiences for target market segments

  • You will write specs, manage project execution, help create UI/UX wireframe and define product roll-out strategy

  • Process, review and interpret customer usage patterns to uncover new product insights

  • Develop, manage and communicate the product roadmap to both internal and external key stakeholders

  • Perform market/competitive analysis, product feature prioritization and clearly articulate decisions and tradeoffs

  • Represent your product in front of customers (external and internal) in both pre and post sales situations

  • Help identify and establish key technology and sales channel partnerships

What you bring to the team

  • Can do attitude

  • Analytical thinking

  • Empathy for the customers

  • Very strong written communication skills

  • Curiosity about the broader implications of new technology trends

  • Ability to present to small and large audiences on a variety of product topics

  • At least a Bachelor's degree, Masters is preferred; MBA is ideal.

  • 5+ years managing high technology products, from development through launch


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

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