Technical Product Manager (Advanced Threats)
Burnaby, BC, CA
4d ago
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Fortinet is actively seeking a technical product manager for Advanced Persistent Threat solutions, focusing on Sandbox and related technologies.

The successful candidate will have strong technical background malware and related research, a deep understanding of Engineering development cycles, and ability to engage with technical customers & field sales.

As a member of the PM team, the successful candidate will actively engage with Systems Engineering leaders to validate customer requests and prioritize effectively to drive business growth.

Additionally, the PM will be an active member of the R&D team, defining functional specifications, breaking down feature requests, managing timelines & deliverables, and bringing new features / products to market.

Experience in Customer and field facing technical roles such as System Engineering or similar is strong plus.

Key Responsibilities :

  • To work closely with field teams to define and prioritize development activities to ensure product requirements are captured and execution matches expectations.
  • To create regular reports to capture priorities from technical, commercial and support arenas to ensure effective allocation of resources and provide the necessary focus on current challenges.
  • To generate Product Roadmap and communicate as necessary, including both internal and external product evangelism.
  • To provide support to field teams in customer engagements including, but not limited to technology overview, product details, product demos and technical expertise.
  • Job Requirements :

  • Strong technical and market familiarization with networking and security technologies in general with a specific focus on malware, botnet, intrusions or related cybersecurity threats.
  • Experience with detailed competitive analysis, product pricing and estimation.
  • Hands on experience rather than theoretical discussion is required.
  • 7+ years of industry experience, preferably in the networking or security sectors.
  • 2+ years of System Engineering experience in a focused technology area
  • The individual should be able to demonstrate an understanding the general product planning discipline, with previous cross collaboration teamwork experience in working with development, field sales and directly with customers.
  • Candidates should have solid organizational skills and be excited about working hard in a challenging, fast-paced environment.
  • Must be a team player and have exceptional communication skills.
  • This position requires travel to customer and non-customer sites in North America and across the world.
  • Educational Requirement :

  • Bachelor or Masters degree required in EE, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related fields.
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