Principal Product Manager
McAfee
 Santa Clara, CA

Job Title:

Principal Product Manager

Location:

Canada, Waterloo

Role Overview:

The McAfee Consumer Product Management team is looking for an accomplished Group Product Manager who will be responsible for defining worldwide vision, strategy, and metrics for products in the McAfee Consumer portfolio. This includes web protection, anti-malware, password management, cross-device capabilities, identity protection, family protection, and others. These products are used by 10s of millions of users each month.

Simply put, make the McAfee product portfolio the best in the industry for consumers, evidenced by growing the user base, revenue, increasing retention, and driving high customer satisfaction.

We are looking for extremely entrepreneurial individuals. You will have a deep understanding of what it takes to drive product ideas through execution by working closely with different stakeholders in an AGILE framework. If you have a passion to define new experiences, in an environment where new technology becomes obsolete within a year, this is a role for you. Reach out to us and we would like to get to know you better.

Company Overview

From device to cloud, McAfee provides market-leading cybersecurity solutions for both business and consumers. McAfee helps businesses orchestrate cyber environments that are truly integrated, where protection, detection, and correction of security threats happen simultaneously and collaboratively. For consumers, McAfee secures your devices against viruses, malware, and other threats at home and away. With the mission of capturing the biggest market share in the area of cyber security, network security, endpoint security, threat research, malware research, cloud security, we work together for a common goal of shaping the company's future by designing and building best in class cyber security solutions.

ABOUT THE ROLE:

  • Develop and champion product vision, strategy and roadmaps for multiple product lines, in support of business goals and objectives
  • Drive alignment and execution among senior leaders of cross-functional teams including software development, sales, marketing, operations, and others
  • Present to executive members of key partners & customers to establish product / market fit
  • Prioritize effectively optimizing an endless array of possibilities into the ones that will deliver the greatest results to the business
  • Bring Lean and AGILE principals to your key initiatives to learn quickly and course correct on the fly
  • Demonstrate end-to-end accountability for major software releases by working across product management and marketing structures to move ahead the highest priority strategic initiatives. There will be key contributions from multiple other groups which you will need to represent and guide
  • Partner with User Experience Design to ensure focus on the highest areas of opportunity for buyers and users of the primary McAfee products
  • Develop hands-on, in-depth knowledge of competitive products and maintain technical analysis of competitive strengths and weaknesses to inform the roadmap
  • Serve as a product expert and evangelist for McAfee Consumer products

ABOUT YOU:

  • Proven professional experience in product management, preferably in consumer software, with demonstrated experience growing user bases
  • Ability to identity and develop new corporate partnerships, while also excelling at being respected as a technologist internally
  • Experience growing multiple product lines in parallel
  • Experience managing other product managers is a bonus
  • Demonstrable experience delivering successful user-focused applications in the market that increase satisfaction
  • Good understanding and experience with data driven decision making in defining new opportunities or enhancing existing offerings
  • Strong technical competence paired with proven business acumen and cross-functional collaboration skills
  • Hands-on experience interacting with executive decision makers at customers and channel partners – preferably with some experience at OEMs
  • Strong problem-solving skills along with excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have experience with cross-functional teams that include engineering, sales, and marketing, plus demonstrated effectiveness in interacting and communicating with executive management
  • Proven experience driving numerous parallel initiatives
  • Must have managed products / feature areas through an entire software development lifecycle
  • Software security experience is a plus, but a proven product management track record in any space is most important
  • Willing to travel up to 15%

Company Benefits and Perks:

Our corporate culture and values are central to McAfee's philosophy. Every day we embrace a more diverse workforce and inclusive environment. We are encouraged to bring our true selves to work. Our wide range of social communities & programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits, all allow our employees to feel valued as people, while enjoying positive and challenging work.

Check out more: Careers & Life at McAfee.

Perks may include:

  • Pension / Retirement Programs
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage Programs
  • Paid Time Off
  • Support for Community Involvement

Posting Statement:

McAfee prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

Job Type:

Experienced Hire

Primary Location:

Canada, Waterloo

Additional Locations:

US, California, Santa Clara