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Product Manager

OffSec

OffSec

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Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024

About Offensive Security

Founded in 2007 by the creators of Kali Linux, OffSec (formerly known as Offensive Security) is the leading provider of continuous professional and workforce development, training, and education for cybersecurity practitioners. OffSec’s distinct pedagogy and practical, hands-on learning help organizations fill the infosec talent gap by training their teams on today’s most critical skills.

Become a part of our global presence and work from anywhere. With team members in over 40 countries, we believe in inspiring people of all backgrounds and communities. The OffSec team is composed of diverse, internationally published authors, conference speakers, and seasoned information technology professionals from both the private sector and governments worldwide.

Excited about our mission and what we do? Apply and join us!

About the Job

Hi Product Managers! We have a growing distributed team of project & product management, and software web developers located throughout North America and Europe. We are designing and building our web platform that is the foundation for the day-to-day sales, marketing and student learning activities. It will be a high-traffic, consumer-facing, e-commerce web platform employing all the new modern software development technology, processes, and tools. Are you passionate about building a platform to help deliver the world’s best cybersecurity training, striving to close the talent gap in cybersecurity today? Are you looking to work in a culture where people treat each other like family and love what they do? Are you excited about being scrappy, always innovating to find creative, practical, and efficient solutions? This might be for you!

Our team is growing and needs individuals with the grit to inspire, craft, and execute amazing new visions for our training product portfolio. Come be a partner with our engineering, sales, marketing and customer success teams, help create the future of cybersecurity workforce development, training and education products, automate the mundane, embrace the creative, and deliver delightful learning experiences for our learners and customers..

Excited about our mission and what we do? Apply and join us!

Duties and responsibilities

  • Understand company and product strategy and develop roadmap for your team to achieve the product strategy
  • Gain a deep understanding of values we want to deliver to our learners and customers, and translate those values via great user experience and delightful, functional and efficient features.
  • Understand business results to achieve, and use that information to develop detailed product requirements, including documents like MRDs or PRDs to clearly articulate the problems the product is solving, and how it is differentiated vs. competition. Leverage best practices and industry standards wherever appropriate.
  • Understand business outcomes sufficiently well in your product line to be able to prioritize roadmap items to drive the biggest business results
  • Builds, edits and maintains the product specs consisting of user stories, business rules. Defines user stories (including pre-conditions and acceptance criteria) and provides clarifications necessary to assist the team with their story estimates and sequencing
  • Reviews and prioritizes the product backlog as part of the preparation work for iteration or sprint planning, including coordination of dependencies with other product managers, if the case. During the planning meeting, the product manager communicates story detail and priorities and ensures the team agrees on the plan
  • Collaborates with their team and any other stakeholders in the sprint / iteration demo
  • Collaborates on execution plans with technical leads, product managers, other product managers and project managers for each sprint, based on in-depth understanding of the product roadmap, technology needs, and development, testing, and deployment lifecycles
  • Participates in all phases of software development (from concept to design to test to deploy to monitor to defect resolution)
  • Cultivates an environment where team members are empowered and demonstrates a strong sense of ownership
  • Communicates effectively, written, verbal, structured and unstructured to keep all the stakeholders in the loop on project status
  • Develops, measures and monitors key metrics to know how the team is doing, the projects are progressing, and quality of the deliverables and code
  • Encourages sharing of knowledge and leads by example
  • Demonstrates an unwavering commitment to excellence, team culture, and living the OffSec values

Qualifications

  • Good business acumen in understanding business outcomes and how to deliver business impact through products
  • Minimum of 2 - 3 years of experience as product manager for a high growth B2B or B2C ecommerce products, experience with SaaS products, LMS, online training products highly desired.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience working in agile software development teams playing role of product managers
  • Experience working at fast-paced, high growth companies
  • Good sense for product design and user experience and Figma experience a +
  • Good understanding of the software development life cycle
  • Good knowledge of tools for managing software development (ie. ticketing and documentation systems as Jira and Confluence, prototyping tools such as Moqups, Balsamique, Adobe XD or similar)
  • Good cross-disciplinary collaboration experience between engineering, product management, project management, technical operations, and internal stakeholders
  • Experience with working with a software team following the agile development lifecycle
  • Experience with e-learning platform, management consulting, and business school education highly appreciated
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, influencing skills
  • Solid emotional intelligence and people skills
  • Exceptional attention to detail and follow-up
  • Results-oriented, self-motivated, proactive self-starter with a passion for delivering high quality software in a high-performance team environment

Working conditions

  • This position is remote and will be performed from a home office; preferably in the Eastern to European time zones.
  • Team members are located throughout North America and Europe.
  • This position requires accessibility to Offensive Security systems and interfaces, and adherence to all security protocols and policies.

EEO

OffSec provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.