Product Manager - Information Security

Information Security San Diego, California Dallas, Texas Santa Barbara, California Boston, Massachusetts Plano, Texas Venice, California Remote, United States San Francisco, California Austin, Texas Seattle, Washington Portland, Oregon


Description

Hi, We’re AppFolio.

 

We’re innovators, changemakers, and collaborators. We’re more than just a software company — we’re a cloud-based software company that creates products to make our customers’ lives easier. We’re revolutionizing the way people do business, and we want your ideas, your enthusiasm, and your passion to help us keep on innovating.

 

We love where we work, and you can, too.

 

We’re looking for a Product Manager, Information Security to own the products and features developed by a small, focused Security Development team delivering bleeding-edge security features in AppFolio products and infrastructure. This role will design, build, and deliver high-impact products and features that will empower the Information Security team, reduce risk, and protect AppFolio applications, systems, and data.

 

What You’ll Do

  • Manage the roadmap and output of a high-impact Security Development team with a clear understanding of the problems they solve

 

  • Evaluate in-app security improvements and deliver 2-3 major products or features per year to reduce risk to AppFolio

 

  • Partner closely with Product Development teams to deliver resilient data security features within AppFolio products



What We’re Looking For 

 

    • Technical Fluency. Understands software development, data operations, and information security technology. Able to make well-informed suggestions that align to AppFolio’s technology stack and development process.
  • Security Mindset. Thinks about systems, products, and processes like an information security expert, and is able to easily identify major areas of risk.
  • Strategic Thinking. Able to see and communicate the big picture in an inspiring way. Determines opportunities and threats through comprehensive analysis of current and future trends.
  • Communication & Presentation Skills. Speaks and writes clearly, concisely and articulately.  Provides clear communication regarding our strategy (what we are doing, and why).
  • Business Acumen. Understands how our business works, and is knowledgeable in current and future practices, policies, trends and relevant technologies. Grasps complexities and connections among problems or issues, and is able to prioritize elements that will most drive AppFolio success.
  • Risk-intelligent Decision Making. Understands and can clearly communicate the trade-offs between business risks and aggressive goals. Empowers AppFolio to succeed while protecting the security and privacy of sensitive data.
  • Collaboration. Understands and embodies the importance of collaboration over conflict. Able to find mutually agreeable solutions to difficult issues.



Must-Haves 

 

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent work experience
  • Minimum of 4 years experience in the Product Management field
  • Strong understanding of risk evaluation and mitigation
  • Strong experience hiring and developing engineering talent



Our Story 

 

AppFolio (NASDAQ: APPF) was founded in 2006 with the mission to revolutionize vertical industry businesses by providing great software and service. Our easy-to-use, cloud-based software helps our customers more effectively market, manage, and grow their businesses. Our software solutions exist in the real estate vertical, including AppFolio Property Manager and AppFolio Investment Management.

 

To find out more about what AppFolio has to offer, check out appfolioinc.com/careers.



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Statement of Equal Opportunity

At AppFolio, we value diversity in backgrounds and perspectives and depend on it to drive our innovative culture. That’s why we’re a proud Equal Opportunity Employer, and we believe that our products, our teams, and our business are stronger because of it. This means that no matter what race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identification, national origin, age, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, or veteran status, you’re always welcome at AppFolio.