Sr. Product Manager

Product Management Pune, India Remote - India


The VIPRE Security Group, a division of Ziff Davis, Inc. (NASDAQ: ZD), is an award-winning global cybersecurity, privacy and data protection company that protects millions of consumers and businesses around the world from online threats.

With a rich history dating back nearly 30 years, VIPRE Security Group has been defending consumers from online security threats since the internet was in its infancy. Today, VIPRE delivers unmatched protection against even the most aggressive online threats. We use cutting-edge machine learning, real-time behavior monitoring, and one of the world’s largest threat intelligence clouds to protect what matters.

The group operates under various business & consumer security brands, including: VIPRE®, StrongVPN®, IPVanish®, SafeSend®, Inspired eLearning®, and Livedrive®.  Collectively, VIPRE Security Group consists of more than 600 team members located in 11 countries, with customers in nearly every nation worldwide.

To help us continue to grow our offerings in the high growth Security market segment, we’re in search of experienced product managers to lead our multi-disciplinary development team. As an ideal candidate, you will have a keen eye for gaps in consumer product offerings and the innovative mindset to fill them. You’re a highly skilled market analyst with a proven ability to strategize the full lifecycle of product production — from conception through release. You may already be a confident leader who has experience guiding cross-functional teams in the successful creation of products that improve consumer experience and grow market share.

Objectives of this Role

  • Drive the product planning process across cross-functional teams of the company
  • Analyze consumer needs, market trends, and potential partnerships from an ROI and build vs. buy perspective
  • Assess current competitor offerings, seeking opportunities for differentiation
  • Analyze product requirements and develop appropriate programs to ensure they’re successful achieved
  • Develop, implement, and maintain production timelines across multiple departments
  • Appraise new product ideas and strategize appropriate to-market plans

Day to day Responsibilities

  • Drive the execution of all product lifecycle processes for products, including product research, market research, competitive analysis, planning, positioning, roadmap development, requirements development, and product launch
  • Translate product strategy into detailed requirements for prototype construction and final product development by engineering teams
  • Supports the development team by prioritizing the product backlog and creating user stories
  • Creates and optimizes technical components shared across multiple products
  • Create product strategy documents that describe business cases, high-level use cases, technical requirements, revenue, and ROI
  • Collaborate closely with engineering, production, marketing, and sales teams on the development, QA, and release of products and balance of resources to ensure success for the entire organization
  • Develop product positioning and messaging that differentiates VIPRE Security Group and its features across primary market segments

Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in product design or engineering
  • 3-5 years in a dynamic product management role in software product companies
  • Proven experience overseeing all elements of the product development lifecycle
  • Highly effective in working with a cross-functional team
  • Exceptional writing and editing skills combined with strong presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in product design or engineering
  • Previous consumer product experience 
  • Previous cyber security product experience