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Sr. Product Manager - Security Operations

Ring, Santa Monica, CA

Your Ring of Security Starts at the Front Door


As part of the Ring product team, a Sr. Security Product Manager will be responsible for development of features and functionality into the Ring ecosystem. The role will focus on security and privacy, making continuous improvements while concurrently shipping the newest products on the market.

A successful candidate will look at problems in new ways. Be disciplined to use a balance of creative and analytic skills and the boldness to try new things. You will deliver ideas from concept to implementation. You will focus on experimenting with new solutions that bring the greater security to neighbors around the world. You should have passion for security technology and know what challenges today's information security practitioners face while conversely knowing where current solutions fall short. Working alongside data scientists, security SMEs, developers, designers and field teams, you'll collaborate and drive in crafting our next generation security solutions.

Responsibilities

  • Build, prioritize and own the roadmap for organization wide security features across web, mobile, ecommerce and embedded firmware
  • Taking high level direction and turn a strategic plan into a tactical plan
  • Leading the identification areas of opportunity with stakeholder and developing the requirements to solve user issues
  • Defining problem spaces/opportunities, developing detailed product specs, scoping efforts, maintaining lightweight documentation, and managing a cross-functional team to deliver against those requests
  • Collect input from cross-functional stakeholders
  • Driving the implementation of the highest value features with project and engineering
  • Continuously evaluating the competitive landscape and critically thinking about how others’ strategies may or may not fit into our own
  • Identifying key performance indicators, striving for improvement, and communicating progress
  • Evangelize security best practices within the company

Requirements

  • Ability to lead and get things done in a fast moving product engineering organization
  • Manage conflicting priorities in an analytical manner
  • Mobile development domain and technical expertise
  • Critical thinking & decision making
  • Execution and communication of roadmap
  • Be effective at working across multiple time zones/locations 

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (or related field) or equivalent work experience.
  • 6-8 years of relevant work experience as a Technical Product Manager in mobile, cloud and/or consumer electronics environment with a bias to security solutions.
  • Stakeholder management: must be able to communicate with all levels, from PR to community support, BI, data management, engineers, security, legal, C-Level
  • Must be familiar with SDLC (Agile experience a highly preferable)
  • New product planning, from concept to feasibility and definition
  • New product introduction, from development to launch
  • Post-launch product management, from strategic to tactical management

Preferred Qualifications

  • Exposure to, or experience in a CIRT / CSIRT / SOC organization
  • Experience with big data technologies including Hadoop, Spark and Accumulo
  • MBA or similar advanced degree

Soft skills

  • Leadership. Getting others to work with you when they don’t work for you. Building consensus amongst stakeholders
  • Continuous improvement mindset. Willing to learn new skills/different areas of the business/how the product fits into the bigger picture, etc.
  • Ability to tactfully repurpose/reject ideas when proposed with suboptimal solutions
About Ring

Ring's mission is to reduce crime in neighborhoods by creating a Ring of Security around homes and communities with its suite of home security products and services. The Ring product line, along with the Ring Neighbors app, enable Ring to offer affordable, complete, proactive home and neighborhood security in a way no other company has before. In fact, two Newark, NJ neighborhoods saw an over 50 percent decrease in home break-ins after Ring Video Doorbells and Spotlight Cams were installed on 11% of homes in the communities from April-July 2018 when compared to the same time period in 2017. Ring is an Amazon company. For more information, visit www.ring.com. With Ring, you’re always home.

Ring LLC is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or genetics.

About Ring

Ring is on a mission to reduce crime in neighborhoods. With affordable solutions that work on any home, Ring is committed to offering smart security that’s accessible to everyone. Ring lets you stop crime before it happens. Because with Ring, you’re always home.

Want to learn more about Ring? Visit Ring's website.