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Product Manager Intern

US Remote
Marketing
Job Requisition Number:  AMMKT110

Sophos is a worldwide leader in next-generation cybersecurity, protecting more than 500,000 organizations and millions of consumers in more than 150 countries from today’s most advanced cyberthreats. Powered by threat intelligence, AI and machine learning from SophosLabs and SophosAI, Sophos delivers a broad portfolio of advanced products and services to secure users, networks and endpoints against ransomware, malware, exploits, phishing and the wide range of other cyberattacks. Sophos provides a single integrated cloud-based management console, Sophos Central – the centerpiece of an adaptive cybersecurity ecosystem that features a centralized data lake that leverages a rich set of open APIs available to customers, partners, developers, and other cybersecurity vendors. Sophos sells its products and services through reseller partners and managed service providers (MSPs) worldwide. Sophos has major hubs around the globe. More information is available at www.sophos.com

 

Role Summary

As a Product Manager Intern at Sophos, you will be responsible for driving a project directly contributing to the evolution of our Consumer business.  You will influence the product roadmap, work with engineering on product, quality, and schedule decisions, partner with marketing to develop go-to-market plans, and communicate to all stakeholders throughout the process. You will research the market and the competition and develop product requirements that differentiate Sophos Home. Attention to detail, a sharp pen, and an eye for quality, along with the ability to grasp and translate technical capabilities into tangible benefits is crucial. 

 

What You Will Do

 

  • Market intelligence: Develop a complete understanding how customers buy and their buying criteria. Become the expert on your competition, and how to win against them.
  • Positioning: Develop product strategy and feature differentiation to distinguish Sophos Home in the consumer market
  • R&D: Develop requirements documents and roadmaps to define the features and capabilities necessary to win in this market
  • Project Management: Work with the cross functional team on a daily basis to align to the roadmap, keep the product releases on track, and evaluate trade-offs to get the product to market.
  • Partner with Product Marketing counterparts and commercial teams to support the go to market plans (channel programs/promotions, product/service positioning, sales briefs, promotions, PR activities).
  • Communication: Keep the Sophos Home team, senior management, marketing, and support up to date continuously.

 

What You Will Bring

  • Experience of working in collaboration with a diverse range of business functions and customers to drive change and achieve delivery
  • World class communication and presentation skills, and experience of interacting with different areas of the business
  • Analytical, strategic, and data driven
  • Strong business acumen and the ability to forge and maintain relationships. Combining business, technology and budget challenges to produce results
  • Solid writing skills and a passion for creating the right product for the right audience
  • Excellent people skills to interact with colleagues, cross-functional teams, and third parties
  • A natural evangelist
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • An innovative and passionate approach
  • Hands-on and action-oriented

What’s Great About Sophos?

  • Our people are what makes Sophos special – we demonstrate shared vision, talent, innovation, and creativity, all of which are accompanied by a great sense of fun and team spirit.
  • Employee-led diversity and inclusion groups that build community within Sophos and provide internal education and advocacy (eg. Sophos Women in Tech group to improve gender parity, encourage gender-balanced leadership, and support career progression at Sophos)
  • Sophos Environment Network and employee challenges to contribute to sustainability and reduce our environmental footprint
  • Annual commitment to charity and fundraising across our global sites and volunteer days for employees to give back to local communities
  • Global trivia competitions to keep our minds sharp
  • Global Mental Health days off work for all Sophos to help employees relax and recharge
  • Monthly employee wellbeing webinars and training to support employee health and wellbeing
  • Employee rewards and thanks, such as our free annual subscription to Calm

 

Our Commitment To You

We’re proud of the diverse and inclusive environment we have at Sophos, and we’re committed to ensuring equality of opportunity.   We believe that diversity, combined with excellence, builds a better Sophos, so we encourage applicants that can contribute to the diversity of our team.  All applicants will be treated in a fair and equal manner and in accordance with the law regardless of gender, sex, gender reassignment, marital status, race, religion or belief, color, age, military veteran status, disability, pregnancy, maternity or sexual orientation.  We want to give you every opportunity to show us your best self, so if there are any adjustments we could make to the recruitment and selection process to support you, please let us know.

 

Data Protection

If you choose to explore an opportunity, and subsequently share your CV or other personal details with Sophos, these details will be held by Sophos for 12 months in accordance with our Privacy Policy and used by our recruitment team to contact you regarding this or other relevant opportunities at Sophos. If you would like Sophos to delete or update your details at any time, please follow the steps set out in the Privacy Policy describing your individual rights. If you have any questions about Sophos' data protection practices, please contact dataprotection@sophos.com.

At Sophos, we want every organization to be protected by innovative, next-generation IT security, even those who don't have a huge IT staff. We protect organizations of all sizes, all around the world by making enterprise-grade security that is simple to deploy, manage, and use. It is our passion, and something we are truly proud of.


Nearest Major Market: Boston

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