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Product Manager



Cork, Ireland
Posted on Thursday, April 11, 2024

Who is Forcepoint?

Forcepoint simplifies security for global businesses and governments. Forcepoint’s all-in-one, truly cloud-native platform makes it easy to adopt Zero Trust and prevent the theft or loss of sensitive data and intellectual property no matter where people are working. 20+ years in business. 2.7k employees. 150 countries. 11k+ customers. 300+ patents. If our mission excites you, you’re in the right place; we want you to bring your own energy to help us create a safer world. All we’re missing is you!

Forcepoint is looking for a highly productive Product Manager to join our rapidly growing team. The Product Manager will define new features and product enhancement for Forcepoint products. If you are a highly motivated, independent professional, we’d like to hear from you.

Essential Functions

  • Partner closely with engineering to develop detailed and actionable requirements and to assist with the timely execution of product development to specification throughout the development process.
  • Partner with other members of the PM team to develop integrated product plans across the product portfolio and with sales to ensure that product plans achieve near and long-term revenue objectives.
  • Communicate current product strategy and direction to internal and external stakeholders, run roadmap reviews and capture feedback
  • Review progress continually through product life cycle to ensure attainment of objectives -- make course corrections when and where necessary to achieve goals
  • Work with development groups during the development cycle to ensure the product meets customer requirements and perform the right tradeoffs and prioritization.
  • Meet with customers, field, business partners and other industry sources to identify functional requirements.

Education and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree and 1 - 2 years of experience in a software development processes
  • Good performance in product management capacity bringing new products and innovations to the market
  • Experience in the cyber security market segment is a plus
    • Solid understanding and experience in product management processes. Know how to create MRDs/PRDs, perform competitive analysis, feature/function prioritization and assessment, and go to market plans.
    • Business focus with strong technical background and well-developed analytical skills
    • Ability to contribute to business plans, competitive analysis and perform new feature verification/comparison
    • Must be a very capable communicator and be comfortable working with a wide variety of corporate executive, sales, marketing, engineering, operations, customers, and business partner
    • Proven teamwork and interpersonal skills

Don’t meet every single qualification? Studies show people are hesitant to apply if they don’t meet all requirements listed in a job posting. Forcepoint is focused on building an inclusive and diverse workplace – so if there is something slightly different about your previous experience, but it otherwise aligns and you’re excited about this role, we encourage you to apply. You could be a great candidate for this or other roles on our team.

The policy of Forcepoint is to provide equal employment opportunities to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, citizenship status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status and to affirmatively seek to advance the principles of equal employment opportunity.

Forcepoint is committed to being an Equal Opportunity Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers, including job seekers with disabilities. If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the Company’s career webpage as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by sending an email to recruiting@forcepoint.com.

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