Position at J2 Cloud Services
VIPRE Security Group , a part of J2 Global (NASDAQ : JCOM), is an award-winning global cybersecurity, privacy and data protection company.
Highly-rated by our customers and partners, we protect millions of consumers and businesses around the world. VIPRE specializes in emulating our namesake by swiftly striking down emerging threats.
With a rich history dating back nearly 30 years, VIPRE Security Group has been defending consumers from online security threats since the internet was in its infancy.
Today, VIPRE delivers unmatched protection against even the most aggressive online threats. We use cutting-edge machine learning, real-time behavior monitoring, and one of the world’s largest threat intelligence clouds to protect what matters.
The group operates under various business & consumer security brands, including : VIPRE®, StrongVPN®, IPVanish®, SafeSend®, Inspired eLearning®, and Livedrive®.
Collectively, VIPRE Security Group consists of more than 600 team members located in 11 countries, with customers in nearly every nation worldwide.
To help us continue to grow our offerings in the high growth Security market segment, we’re in search of experienced product managers to lead our multi-disciplinary development team.
As an ideal candidate, you will have a keen eye for gaps in consumer product offerings and the innovative mindset to fill them.
You’re a highly skilled market analyst with a proven ability to strategize the full lifecycle of product production from conception through release.
You may already be a confident leader who has experience guiding cross-functional teams in the successful creation of products that improve consumer experience and grow market share.
Objectives of this Role
Drive the product planning process across cross-functional teams of the company
Analyze consumer needs, market trends, and potential partnerships from an ROI and build vs. buy perspective
Assess current competitor offerings, seeking opportunities for differentiation
Analyze product requirements and develop appropriate programs to ensure they’re successful achieved
Develop, implement, and maintain production timelines across multiple departments
Appraise new product ideas and strategize appropriate to-market plans
Day to day Responsibilities
Drive the execution of all product lifecycle processes for products, including product research, market research, competitive analysis, planning, positioning, roadmap development, requirements development, and product launch
Translate product strategy into detailed requirements for prototype construction and final product development by engineering teams
Supports the development team by prioritizing the product backlog and creating user stories
Creates and optimizes technical components shared across multiple products
Create product strategy documents that describe business cases, high-level use cases, technical requirements, revenue, and ROI
Collaborate closely with engineering, production, marketing, and sales teams on the development, QA, and release of products and balance of resources to ensure success for the entire organization
Develop product positioning and messaging that differentiates VIPRE Security Group and its features across primary market segments
Skills and Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in product design or engineering
3-5 years in a dynamic product management role in software product companies
Proven experience overseeing all elements of the product development lifecycle
Highly effective in working with a cross-functional team
Exceptional writing and editing skills combined with strong presentation skills
Master’s degree in product design or engineering
Previous consumer product experience
Previous cyber security product experience