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Senior Product Manager

Contrast Security

Contrast Security

United States · Remote
Posted on Thursday, June 20, 2024
Contrast recognized for its innovation in Runtime Security
Contrast Security is the world’s leading provider of security technology that enables software applications to protect themselves against cyberattacks, heralding the new era of self-protecting software. Contrast's patented deep security instrumentation is the breakthrough technology that enables highly accurate assessment and always-on protection of an entire application portfolio without disruptive scanning or expensive security experts. Only Contrast has sensors that work actively inside applications to uncover vulnerabilities, prevent data breaches, and secure the entire enterprise from development to operations to production.
About the Position
Our mission is to revolutionize application security. At Contrast Security, we offer a new approach to code security and application protection, from developers analyzing the first line of code through instrumenting a sophisticated enterprise DevSecOps lifecycle, and deploying apps at-scale.
As a Sr. Product Manager in the runtime testing and protection team, you will drive strategic initiatives that serve our core business. You will work directly with product and engineering teams, collaborate with stakeholders across the organization, and work closely with key enterprise customers.
This challenging role requires a keen eye for driving delightful customer experiences in the context of an enterprise-class product. It also requires a broad understanding of the security challenges associated with modern software development practices (DevOps/Cloud/APIs) and a deep understanding of the developer persona.
We need an action-oriented, data-driven individual with a solid mix of technical and business skills – someone who is equally comfortable working with development teams and with sales and customers.


  • Develop a deep understanding of the market landscape and identify key areas of competitive differentiation and market opportunity
  • Create, and drive delivery of a compelling product vision and strategy
  • Own the user stories, product requirements, and definition of the product experience
  • Establish and track clear metrics and KPIs to evaluate business and feature performance
  • Develop a deep understanding of the market landscape and identify key areas of competitive differentiation and market disruption
  • Work with product marketing on storytelling, marketing collateral, pricing and positioning


  • A strong understanding of AppSec and DevOps personas
  • Detail oriented and organized. You’re able to transmute various, conflicting inputs into a focused narrative that engineering can drive and deliver and sales can sell
  • A passion for simple and amazing user experiences
  • An ability to use data to derive insights, measure impact and relentlessly prioritize
  • Ability to operate in a highly matrixed environmentExecutive presence combined with a “roll up your sleeves” attitude
  • 5-10 years of product management/development experience. The ideal candidate will come with a software development and/or developer tools background
  • Experience with SaaS products ideally in one or more of the following areas: Application & Cloud Security, APM, Endpoint Security, EDR, SIEM, CI/CD technologies
  • Experience in direct customer engagements
  • Ability to present to both technical and non-technical audiences, and executives
  • Experience with Agile and Lean development practices and rapid prototyping
  • Experience performing competitive and business analysis
  • Bachelor's degree; MBA preferred
  • We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you’re excited about this role, but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply.
What We Offer
Salary and Other Compensation
This position's standard base pay range is $170,000 - $200,000 annually. This position is also eligible for an equity package subject to the terms of the Company’s applicable plans. When determining a candidate’s compensation, we consider several factors: geography, skill set, experience, job scope, and current market data.
Contrast Security offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401(k) Retirement Plan with Employer Match, Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability Insurance, Short-Term Disability Insurance, Transit and Commuter benefits, Flexible PTO, 56 hours of Annual Sick time, Paid Parental Leave, and Paid Holidays.
The salary, other compensation, and benefits information are accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.
We are changing the world of software security. Do it with us.
We believe in what we do and are passionate about helping our customers secure their business.
If you’re looking for a challenge and want to enjoy where you work, you’ll love Contrast Security.
Contrast Security is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal-opportunity employer, and our team is comprised of individuals from many diverse backgrounds, lifestyles, and locations. At Contrast, we strive to build diverse teams that reflect the people we want to empower through our products. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. Equal Opportunity is the Law, and Contrast is proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace. If you have a specific need that requires accommodation, please let a member of the People Team know.
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