Principal Product Manager, Threat Detection

Employer Provided Salary: 222,000-264,000 Annually
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By making evidence the heart of security, we help customers stay ahead of ever-changing cyber-attacks. 

Corelight is a cybersecurity company that transforms network and cloud activity into evidence.  Evidence that elite defenders use to proactively hunt for threats, accelerate response to cyber incidents, gain complete network visibility and create powerful analytics using machine-learning and behavioral analysis tools.  Easily deployed, and available in traditional and SaaS-based formats, Corelight is the fastest-growing Network Detection and Response (NDR) platform in the industry.  And we are the only NDR platform that leverages the power of Open Source projects in addition to our own technology to deliver Intrusion Detection (IDS), Network Security Monitoring (NSM), and Smart PCAP solutions.  We sell to some of the most sensitive, mission critical large enterprises and government agencies in the world.

We are seeking a Principal PM to drive the development of Security Content for our NDR product portfolio. You will serve as a bridge between our research and engineering teams to ensure that our detections, data, and analytics are providing exceptional value to our customers. The right candidate will have domain experience in Network Security monitoring technologies (such as Zeek & Suricata) coupled with a background in product management. As the Principal PM, you will be responsible for expanding our products and helping take our business to the next level.


  • Formulate a strategic vision for security content across Corelight's product portfolio.
  • Analyze the NDR market, competition, and customer requirements.
  • Collaborate with Engineering & UX teams to innovate and iterate product features, validating developments through customer feedback.
  • Partner with the Go-To-Market (GTM) team to ensure successful product launches and adoption.
  • Lead initiatives with the Corelight Labs and Data Science teams in areas like ML/AI integration and enhanced security detection.
  • Manage key technology developments, including contributions to open source projects Zeek & Suricata.
  • Act as a Corelight evangelist and trusted advisor, supporting customer SOC teams in achieving their security goals.
  • Mentor junior Product Managers, fostering skill development and ensuring high-quality customer interactions.


  • Experience and passion for cyber security technology, and Open Source software
  • Domain knowledge of the Network Detection & Response (NDR) space; familiarity with solutions such as Intrusion Detection (IDS), Network Security Monitoring (NSM), and Packet Capture (PCAP)
  • Hands-on knowledge of open source tools such as Zeek and Suricata
  • Experience and understanding of network detections and analytics using a wide variety of tools and techniques
  • Deep understanding of SOC workflows, threat detection & incident response use cases, MITRE ATT&CK framework. 
  • 5-10 years as a product manager building and launching technical products in enterprise security
  • Experience working with Agile/Scrum development methodologies and applications
  • Strong communication skills with experience in coordinating across multiple teams.
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and capable of thriving in a dynamic, creative environment.
  • Education: Degrees in Computer Science or Engineering (or equivalent experience); MBA is a bonus but not required

We are proud of our culture and values - driving diversity of background and thought, low-ego results, applied curiosity and tireless service to our customers and community.  Corelight is committed to a geographically dispersed yet connected employee base with employees working from home and office locations around the world.  Fueled by an accelerating revenue stream, and investments from top-tier venture capital organizations such as Crowdstrike, Accel and Insight - we are rapidly expanding our team.  

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The compensation for this position may vary depending on factors such as your location, skills and experience. Depending on the nature and seniority of the role, a percentage of compensation may come in the form of a commission-based or discretionary bonus. Equity and additional benefits will also be awarded.

Compensation Range

$222,000$264,000 USD

More Information on Corelight, Inc
Corelight, Inc operates in the Other industry. The company is located in San Francisco, CA and Worthington, OH. Corelight, Inc was founded in 2013. It has 180 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 16 open jobs at Corelight, Inc, click here.
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