Elastic is a free and open search company that powers enterprise search, observability, and security solutions built on one technology stack that can be deployed anywhere. From finding documents to monitoring infrastructure to hunting for threats, Elastic makes data usable in real-time and at scale. Thousands of organizations worldwide, including Barclays, Cisco, eBay, Fairfax, ING, Goldman Sachs, Microsoft, The Mayo Clinic, NASA, The New York Times, Wikipedia, and Verizon, use Elastic to power mission-critical systems. Founded in 2012, Elastic is a distributed company with Elasticians around the globe. Learn more at elastic.co.

Elastic is searching for an extraordinary Product Manager to join the Elastic Security product team with a specific focus on security data lakes for our security analytics solution. As Principal Product Manager, Security Analytics, you’ll report into the Senior Director of Product Management. As an expert member of the security product team, your responsibilities will include shaping the product strategy and roadmap for the Elastic Security solution, specifically focusing on cost-effective long-term storage, search, and analysis of security events and information using stateless Elasticsearch and other Elastic technologies.

This position is responsible for representing Elastic Security in customer-facing strategy sessions throughout the EMEA region.

Your key tasks will include:

  • Leading strategic customer visits, roadmap presentations, and other customer-facing activities related to the Elastic Security solution.
  • Spearheading the go-to-market strategies for long term practical data retention, usage, and partner integrations for  the Elastic Security solution.
  • Collaborating with the Elastic search and platform teams to apply all of Elastic’s native capabilities in search technology, data tiers, and object-based storage.
  • Understanding target personas, studying user adoption and purchase patterns for Elastic products, and the value derived from them
  • Clearly positioning Elastic’s distinct advantages against similar security and data lake offerings, becoming an authority on competitors
  • Contributing thought leadership around security data lake market trends and alternative solutions
  • Developing, curating, and presenting compelling content for releases, executive briefings, blogs, and internal enablement

Skills – You can: 

  • Balance user requirements for functionality, analyst outcomes, performance, reliability, and a delightful solution experience
  • Effectively interact with and lead the work of product managers, security researchers, engineers, data scientists, software developers, and senior managers
  • Understand both technical specifications and user outcomes when analyzing a product
  • Apply technical troubleshooting skills to a wide range of situations

Knowledge – You know a lot about:

  • Legacy SIEM and newer Security Analytics platforms, and the current vendor landscape
  • Cloud-based data lake storage and retrieval technologies and products
  • Other cloud Infrastructure from major providers including AWS, GCP, and Azure.
  • System Engineering and data flow analysis
  • IT Security operational practices, technology trends, and current cyber threat landscape
  • Developing software in an open source environment – Git based knowledge a plus.

Experience – You’ve succeeded for at least:

  • 5 years in a security-related technical product management, competitive analysis, or technical marketing role
  • 3 years in a related product development or technical field role

Proficiency and Education – You have:

  • Passion for all things in cloud data storage, search, and analytics
  • Excitement for cyber security and its challenges
  • Love for being an expert on a topic.
  • Attention to details and an ability to appreciate Gestalt principles.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and practices (sharing is caring).
  • BS/MS degree in engineering, computer science, or information security

Location and Travel: 

  • The preferred location for this position is in Europe.
  • Travel up to 40% supporting Elastic’s global customer base is expected

Additional Information – We Take Care of Our People

As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Double your charitable giving – We match up to $1500 (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation.

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