Lead Product Manager

  • R6043
  • Belfast, United Kingdom

Are you a Product  Professional who is passionate about making a measurable impact through delivering innovative solutions?  Are you motivated to improve customer experiences to help them better manage their security posture?  Do you want to join a global technology company with a strong foothold in the cyber security industry with a rich people-centric culture? 

About the Team

Our team looks after all aspects of the Rapid7 Insight Platform.  We provide a range of shared services that benefit our customers in providing unified experiences across our security products portfolio. We remove the barriers that make cybersecurity complex and overwhelming.

You will have access to our product leadership to receive their input and advice on your product ideas. You will also work daily with designers and engineers to develop your product area. Our product managers bring a deep understanding of our customers, our stakeholders, and our business in each of these team settings, and help the team discover and build high-value solutions that are viable for our business. 

About the Role

We are looking for a Lead Product Manager to shape the security data strategy for Rapid7s insight platform and product portfolio. By eliminating the barriers between critical data, we can create a better experience for our customers that emphasizes the value of the combination of security data available across the entire Insight Platform. In addition, we are looking for someone who seeks to be on a growth path to product leadership. This role will give you the opportunity to get started on that journey.  

This role is Belfast-based so that the product manager may establish strong relationships with our Belfast-based engineering and PM teams. We have flexible schedules and currently encourage being in the office three days a week.

In this role, you will:

  • Work with executive leadership, product and engineering  teams to develop product plans aligned with market requirements and opportunities for growth. 

  • Work with customers, customer facing teams and product peers,  leverage market research to develop functional and technical requirements in partnership with engineering.

  • Lead cross-team collaboration for product planning, prioritization, development, launch and on-going enhancements that balance responsiveness to customer needs with strategic market impact.

  • Encourage data driven product decisions leveraging utilization metrics, user feedback and customer partnership.

  • Partner with UX design and engineering teams to ensure the best possible user experiences and customer value. 

  • Work with product and marketing leadership to develop content, messaging and competitive positioning based on solid value propositions and real world use cases driving sales enablement and existing customer growth.

  • Be an advocate for upcoming features, across the organization, and with customers, we expect our PMs to be first class stakeholders in all parts of the planning and execution process.

  • Collaborate with experienced UX product designers; front-end/back-end engineering SCRUM teams; business stakeholders; and product leadership to deliver impactful product offerings to our customers.

  • Manage the entire product lifecycle from problem statement, to solution discovery, to delivery execution, to launch marketing and communications, to post-launch support and feedback analysis

  • Analyze market, product, and user data for insights

  • Work with teams across multiple time zones (mostly US East Coast and Ireland)

  • Occasionally travel to other Rapid7 offices for workshops and team meet-ups.

The skills you’ll bring include:

  • 5+ years of experience in product management leadership roles

  • Demonstrated success in planning, managing and launching products

  • Strong organization and planning skills

  • Ability to partner and collaborate with others and drive toward solutions

  • Analytical, problem solving mindset

  • Healthy curiosity,  thirst for knowledge and willingness to get hands-on when needed

  • Good understanding of how to work with customers

  • Excellent communication skills for technical and non-technical topics. You will be able to tell a story, for business and technical audiences to influence, persuade and create alignment. You will form, share and refine an opinion on how our platform solves problems for security operations teams.

  • Experience with product discovery techniques to arrive at solutions that solve customer problems

  • An ability to develop deep product knowledge for the products you manage

  • Comfort with or ability to learn quickly product collaboration tools including Jira, Confluence, Miro, and Figma.

  • Comfort with or ability to learn quickly product data analysis tools including Pendo, Grafana, Amplitude, Tableau. 

  • A demonstrated ability to work in an organized and truly collaborative fashion with your product peers (UX, engineering) throughout the product life cycle

  • Excellent people skills with an ability to navigate challenging personalities, resolve conflicts, and a knack for helping others be successful

  • Knowledge of SaaS software deployment architectures and their impact on customers’ experiences

  • Passion for research and keeping up to date with competitive and industry trends to help shape the future of our products

  • Experience working with public cloud infrastructure and security a plus

  • Exposure to big data processing projects and architecture a plus

We know that the best ideas and solutions come from multi-dimensional teams. Teams reflecting a variety of backgrounds and professional experiences. If you are excited about this role and feel your experience can make an impact, please don’t be shy - apply today.

About Rapid7

Rapid7 (NASDAQ: RPD) helps organizations across the globe protect what matters most so innovation can thrive in an increasingly connected world. Our comprehensive technology, services, and community-focused research simplify the complex for security teams, helping them reduce vulnerabilities, monitor for malicious behavior, be in 10 places at once, and shut down attacks. We’re on a mission to make security solutions easier to use and access so we can bring safety and resilience to more people.

With more than 10,000 customers across 140+ countries, Rapid7 is a leader in cybersecurity that has earned numerous industry accolades and recognition for our technology and culture.


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