Director of Product Management for Email Security (Remote)

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The Opportunity

The Director of Product Management for Email Security will be the single authority and product owner of Abnormal Security’s email security product.  This role is a critical part in shaping Abnormal’s future. You will be fully responsible for defining the ICES roadmap and scope based on concrete customer needs.


On a typical day, you may proactively conduct ICES customer development interviews, synthesize interview findings into meaningful, actionable insights, organizes insights into an always-current prioritized backlog, representing the current state of Abnormal’s perspective on what the market needs, and drive program and project execution with development teams. 


The Team

You will be one of the leaders  of the Engineering Product Design (EPD) organization. You will report to the Chief Product Officer, and work closely with the Chief Technology Officer other leaders on the product, engineering, and goto market sides. 


You’re excited about this opportunity because you will…
  • Help make our customers safer, by owning Abnormal’s flagship product and helping stop cybercrime.
  • Lead high visibility, cross-functional programs that have a direct impact on customers and on business goals.
  • Listen and synthesize customer feedback, generating insights, that drive the product roadmap.
  • Be a partner to engineering and go to market teams, helping shape decisions at every level of the organization.
  • Learn how to scale one of the fastest growing Saas companies in Silicon Valley.

What You’ll Do
  • Be fully responsible for defining the ICES roadmap and scope, without overly indexing on any one intake channel for feature development, instead balancing and weighting the channels appropriately
  • Have an ownership mentality on ICES product execution
  • Collaborate with go to market teams on successfully launching releases 4x per year
  • Drive program and project management excellence for all ICES
  • Proactively conduct ICES customer development interviews 
  • Synthesize interview findings into meaningful, actionable insights
  • Organizes insights into an always-current prioritized backlog, representing the current state of Abnormal’s perspective on what the market needs
  • Publish and maintain ICES roadmap on a 6 quarter rolling basis
  • Properly vet every product decision, balancing the needs of customers with the limited resources at Abnormal for the optimal outcome
  • Be a partner in technical decisions with engineering

We’re excited about you because…
  • You imagine, develop, and execute on workstreams from start to completion with little oversight
  • You are resourceful and can engage other teams and resources to independently figure out answers to nebulous questions
  • You have a strong product sense while making parity vs. leapfrogging product decisions
  • You are able to generate deep product insights for both secure email gateways and Microsoft O365 that help establish Abnormal as a credible thought leader in email security.
  • You oscillate easily from strategic considerations to tactical execution
  • You display extreme ownership across every workstream while ruthlessly prioritizing what will actually move the needle - including rolling up your sleeves to get the job done
  • You maintain a careful balance between attention to detail and swift execution
  • You operate comfortably in ambiguous environments while maintaining a strong bias for action
  • You communicate precisely dependent on audience and level of detail necessary to share
  • You collaborate effectively with cross-functional team members across the organization
  • You represent the Abnormal Security brand with humility and a customer-first mindset

Bonus Points
  • You have 10+ years of experience 
  • You have a deeply technical background
  • You have worked at a high growth tech company
  • You have a proven track record of shipping successful products that have had a disproportionate impact on people’s lives
  • You have launched products that leverage applied machine learning at scale
  • Deeply understands Microsoft O365 and Secure Email Gateway product capabilities
  • You have successfully packaged and priced products

Why You’ll Love Working at Abnormal Security

Be Your “Best Self” by Having...

  • Impact on Yourself - Experiencing a great learning opportunity. Creating lasting memories. Building your personal reputation and brand.
  • Impact on the Industry - Reinventing cyber security technology. Resetting customers’ expectations for what is possible. Raising bar for excellence in enterprise software.
  • Impact on the World - Helping customers with their #1 problem + #1 threat. Stopping the biggest cyber crime in the world. Putting criminals out of business.

Grounded in our Values:

  • Velocity - We move fast and make decisions quickly so that we can outpace attackers and our competition.
  • Ownership - We are constrained by people, not opportunities, and want to empower new leaders to take action with responsibility.
  • Intellectual Honesty - We are curious about the world and respectfully share your beliefs.
  • Customer Centricity - We always start with the customer and work backwards.
  • Excellence - We challenge ourselves to achieve our ambition of being the best, getting 1% better every day.

About Abnormal Security

More About Abnormal Security:


Abnormal Security is defining the next generation of cloud security defense. Our platform uses machine learning and artificial intelligence to baseline communication content, user identity, and behavioral signals in real-time and at scale in order to detect the abnormalities of email attacks.  Customers love us because we consistently detect and stop what everyone else in the market can’t -- advanced attacks that have never been seen before -- and we do so with beautiful user interfaces and best-in-industry customer support.


Our veteran team has built some of the most enduring machine learning platforms at leading cybersecurity and consumer internet companies including Google, Twitter, Pinterest, Amazon, Microsoft, and Crowdstrike. We are located in San Francisco, CA, New York, NY, and Lehi, UT.


Our company is growing - we’re on the Forbes AI 50, selected as a Gartner 2020 Cool Vendor, and our customer base includes multiple Fortune 500 companies.


Our Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion


Abnormal Security is committed to creating a diverse work environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation.

More Information on Abnormal Security
Abnormal Security operates in the Cybersecurity industry. The company is located in San Francisco, CA. Abnormal Security was founded in 2018. It has 175 total employees. To see all 69 open jobs at Abnormal Security, click here.
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