Sr. Product Manager

Product Management Ottawa, ON

Job ID: 23-205

Come Join Our Passionate Team!  At Barracuda, we make the world a safer place. We believe every business deserves access to cloud-enabled, enterprise-grade security solutions that are easy to buy, deploy, and use. We protect email, networks, data, and applications with innovative solutions that grow and adapt with our customers’ journey. More than 220,000 organizations worldwide trust Barracuda to protect them — in ways they may not even know they are at risk — so they can focus on taking their business to the next level.

We are committed to a candidate selection process and work environment that is inclusive and barrier-free. To ensure candidates are assessed in a fair and equitable manner, accommodations will be provided to prospective employees in accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA) and the Ontario Human Rights Code.  
Envision yourself at Barracuda

The Senior Product Manager is responsible for the vision and profitability of our archiving products. This position will work closely with various teams to make business decisions and create product strategies that ensure the company’s long-term sustainability. The Senior Product Manager works with the Technology, Sales, and Customer Services teams to build and enhance products from existing ideas, and help develop new concepts based on industry research and the needs of customers and prospects. The right candidate possesses a unique blend of business and technical savvy, a big-picture vision, and the drive to make that vision a reality.   This position reports to our VP of Product Management.
What you’ll be working on 

  • Designs, Implements and enforces Product Management lifecycle from strategic planning to tactical activities.
  • Prepares, maintains, and evangelizes the product roadmap which defines product enhancements for short- and long-term releases.
  • Gathers input and feedback from stakeholders such as MSP partners, Sales, Support, and Engineering to determine features planning and feature prioritization.
  • Cross-functionally communicates to set and manage expectations.
  • Stays abreast of current trends and develops long-term plans for product success.
  • Works closely with Engineering to define product requirements.
  • Works with Sales and Marketing to define the go-to-market strategy, helping them understand the product positioning, key benefits, and target customers.
  • Trains Sales, Marketing, Delivery and Success teams on the products and appropriate communication of them externally.
  • Serves as the internal and external subject matter expert for product offerings, working with the sales channel and key clients. The Product Manager is also responsible for the financial sustainability of the product.
What you bring to the role
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Product Management certification is a plus.
  • Experience in the IT Managed Services industry
  • Experience with MSP Remote Management & Monitoring Tools is a plus
  • Experience in an Agile development environment
  • 5+ years experience in Product Management, and plus have an understanding of the Cyber Security industry or related equivalent experience
  • Demonstrated success in defining, launching, and maintaining excellent products.
  • Superior people and communications skills coupled with the savvy and maturity needed to garner the respect of senior management and clients.
  • Self-starter who goes above and beyond the expected requirements of the role.
  • Work well under pressure and be able to prioritize to meet deadlines and quickly shift priorities as necessary.
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently and demonstrate attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate with diplomacy and tact and communicate ideas including responding to resistance and criticism.
  • Ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority.
  • Team player attitude and excellent collaboration skills.
  • Positive attitude and demonstrated optimism.
What you’ll get from us

A team where you can voice your opinion, make an impact, and where you and your experience are valued. Internal mobility – there are opportunities for cross-training and the ability to attain your next career step within Barracuda.