Director of Product Management

Product Management Santa Clara, California

As SD-WAN and security become increasingly converged, Silver Peak is looking for a Director of Product Management to drive the security position of our flagship, market-leading, SD-WAN offering. You will be responsible for defining and owning the security strategy and development of our network edge software, our on-prem and cloud-delivered Orchestrator-as-a-Service, and our cloud services. As the Product owner for security, you will report directly to the VP of Product Management.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Drive security priorities of all aspects of the EdgeConnect product line.
  • Drive Silver Peak’s response to new and emerging threats. Provide product, process and architectural guidance to mitigate threats.
  • Drive threat modeling of Silver Peak’s cloud services
  • Own and drive the integrated security features and partner integrations of the Silver Peak product line.
  • Work with business development as necessary to enhance our security offering via tight and meaningful integrations.
  • Draft and publish public security advisories and responses to any public vulnerabilities and exposures.
  • Engage with the security community and researchers to ensure Silver Peak is ahead of emerging threats.
  • Work with the test automation team to drive vulnerability and pen testing of the product and services
  • Engage with customers and prospects to communicate our security position and posture.


What you need to bring:

  • BS or MS in Computer Science or a related field.
  • 5+ years Product security experience desired
  • 10+ years of Product Management Experience
  • Advise on secure architecture/design, attack surface area reduction, least privileged design, threat mitigations, and security standard methodologies.
  • Understanding of networking, web protocols, operating systems (preferably Linux), and public cloud services.
  • Experience with federal certification e.g. FIPS, common criteria, JITC, FedRAMP
  • Advanced problem-solving skills
  • Experience with crypto analysis or cryptography research.
  • Deep understanding of security vulnerabilities and attacks and the ability to mitigate them.