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Product Manager

Picus Security

Picus Security

Istanbul, İstanbul, Turkey
Posted on Tuesday, June 11, 2024
Are you passionate about technology and enjoy explaining complex solutions in a way that everybody gets excited? If so, read on!
About Picus
Picus Security is a place where exceptional people gather to do their best work. We convert new ideas to exceptional solutions and great customer experiences. Bring passion and dedication to your job and there's no telling what you could accomplish. Join Picus to become part of our talented team!
Picus Security pioneered Breach and Attack Simulation (BAS) technology in 2013. Today Picus is recognized as a Cool Vendor in Security and Risk Management by Gartner in 2019, a leading vendor in BAS Market by Frost & Sullivan in 2022, and most recently a Gartner Peer Insights Customers’ Choice for BAS Tools with a 95% recommendation by customers. Picus is a Series-B startup supported by reputable private equity and venture capital organizations including Mastercard, Turkven, Earlybird Capital, ACT and Endeavor Catalyst.
The Picus Security Validation Platform helps CISOs and security teams gain visibility over their security posture by continuously validating their security controls and their SIEM/SOC tools, and remediating any potential exposure rapidly with our foundational Breach and Attack Simulation technology.
About The Role
If you’re a results-driven person with an entrepreneurial mindset, who takes the initiative and thrives in a dynamic environment, then this is a great opportunity to play a pivotal role in a fast-growing cyber security company. You will be able to have a direct impact on the future of our business by helping to influence global adoption of our award-winning Security Validation platform.
Innovation and critical thinking are at the core of Picus Security and the product management team is the brain behind it. The Product Management Team is the epicenter of continuous innovation and you’ll be the driving force. If you believe that understanding constantly evolving trends, demanding users, and a competitive market is your key strength, then this is the place for you. Improving and bettering everything around us is our main philosophy as a team. We value diversity and differing opinions as characteristic pluses.

What You'll Do

  • Participating in the strategic business decisions for Picus products
  • Overseeing the lifecycle of customer-facing products from concept through prototyping to launch
  • Conduct market research and analysis to identify customer needs, market trends, and competitive landscape, leveraging insights to inform and maintain product strategy and roadmap
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams including engineering, design, marketing, and business to define product requirements, prioritize features, and drive execution
  • Continuously improving and streamlining processes
  • Find out, prioritize and review goals to get ahead of market expectations
  • Analyze the competition and the trends solidify our positioning
  • Ensuring business goals are aligned with the product
  • Analyze user interactions and identify opportunities for feature enhancements.
  • Understand product performance, problems and improvement points
  • Define and track key product metrics and KPIs, conducting regular performance reviews and iterating on product features to optimize user experience and achieve business goals

What You Have

  • Experience in leading an SAAS product
  • Experience working with development , business and cross-functional teams
  • Care deeply about user experience and passionate about problem solving,
  • Analytical : You use data to make decisions and can capture it yourself or work with others to get it
  • Results Oriented : You are able to cut to the core of a problem, identify what needs to be done and when, and work with the development team to get solutions shipped
  • Adaptive to work in dynamic, innovative, fast paced and entrepreneurial environment
  • Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle
  • Strong communication skills with people at all levels
  • Strong quality mindset, great team spirit and passion for continuous improvement
  • Strong analytical skills, being metrics oriented
  • Excellent decision making
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Proficiency in written and spoken English

    Working at Picus
    Fascinating work - a chance to shape and lead an exciting, fast-growing cyber security segment. Security Validation is a concept that helps organizations evaluate their security posture in a continuous, automated, and repeatable way. This approach allows for the identification of imminent threats, provides recommended actions, and produces valuable metrics about cyber-risk levels.
    Unlimited opportunity! We are growing. At Picus, you'll be provided with as much responsibility as you can handle - new career development opportunities constantly arise given our rate of growth.
    Global exposure - Get a lot of experience working not only in a fast-growing startup but also interact with customers all around the world.
    Be part of a global team that’s located in Turkey, UK, US, UAE, Italy, Singapore and India.
    We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, sex, race, color, national origin, religious belief, gender or gender reassignment, sexual orientation, marriage or civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by International law. Upon conditional offer of employment, candidates are required to complete reference and identity checks in line with local labor laws and as per the Company’s employment policy.