Senior Product Manager

Burlington, MA, USA Office
Job Requisition Number:  AMENG174

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:

At Sophos, we’re building one of the most innovative cloud platforms in the security industry, accelerating our developers in their efforts to build great products with the very latest in tools and technologies. We’re looking for a Senior Product Manager who appreciates what it takes to make developers succeed, with an eye towards the most cutting-edge approaches to working in the cloud. You’ll be a highly visible member of the Sophos Central team, working closely with the dev team, other stakeholders, and owning roadmap items for the Core platform.


Ideal candidates will be highly technical and have a proven background in building cloud-based services to build a platform for other teams to work on. You will have led efforts to build these services before, but it’s just as likely you did it as a Technical Lead as you did as a Product Manager. You’ve had a past of identifying and championing technologies or technical approaches to people who share your interests and passions. You will work with the latest in cloud technology stacks and participate in product strategy, planning sessions, product design, and requirements gathering. You’re ready and willing to step up, make hard decisions about prioritization, and tradeoffs. You will partner with brilliant engineering teams and architects across the globe to build innovative solutions for real-world problems.


What You Will Bring:

  • 5-10 Years progressive experience in Product Management or Engineering leadership
  • 2+ Years’ experience directly working with AWS or other major cloud service provider
  • You can speak Developer – you must have an understanding of the kinds of obstacles a developer can face, as well as solutions that can help accelerate them:
    • Cloud Infrastructure services provisioning and orchestration technologies
    • Microservices platform, service mesh architecture, and dev tools
    • Modern CI/CD methodologies and tools
    • API/SDK best practices
    • Understanding of Agile methodologies
    • Observability and DevSecOps
    • Securing Cloud services, including Identity, Authentication and Authorization
  • Experience preparing and presenting a technical roadmap, grooming product backlog, and participating in agile ceremonies.
  • The ability to distill a complex set of requirements into defined deliverables
  • The ability to weigh critical, well-informed trade-offs and have the data points to defend those decisions
  • Strong collaboration skills to interface successfully with a broad variety of stakeholders across multiple time zones and functional domains.

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 Masterclass and 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 opportunites 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