Product Manager - X-Force Threat Intelligence

Company: IBM
Location: Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States
Type: Full-time
Posted: 29.AUG.2021


IntroductionThe X-Force Threat Intelligence Product Manager has global responsibilities for defining and executing a business and product st...


IntroductionThe X-Force Threat Intelligence Product Manager has global responsibilities for defining and executing a business and product strategy to accelerate IBM's market share in the Threat Intelligence and related security markets. This includes all elements of market understanding, competitive intelligence, product positioning, go-to-market and product development strategies for X-Force products and working collaboratively with X-Force related services.Your Role and Responsibilities+ Define and execute a business and product strategy based on a deep understanding of the Threat Intelligence, Security and emerging XDR market and customer needs.+ Define and evangelize key use cases which drive product adoption and understanding, in addition to product evolution to meet the needs of security analysts. A primary focus will be integration of X-Force solutions with other IBM Security tools and SIEM/SOAR solutions.+ Develop core positioning, value propositions benefit statements, product and marketing messages for Threat Intelligence offerings. Work closely with the marketing and sales team to ensure proper marketing material for clients, partners and field sales organizations are available to best articulate value and return on investment for clients.+ Define and execute all related packaging and pricing of products aligned to market needs.+ Drive a cross functional matrixed team of marketing, sales, services, engineering, support and pricing representatives to ensure business and product strategy execution is tightly coordinated to support Threat Intelligence offerings.+ Work closely with broader IBM Security product and services teams to maximize use of threat intelligence capability.+ Subject matter expert and spokesperson to internal audiences such as sales and services teams and external audiences such as customers, partners, analysts and press.+ Location: Must be located in Boston, MA or Atlanta, GA.Required Technical and Professional Expertise+ Strong product and/or business management experience of security or threat intelligence software solutions (5+ years).+ Deep industry knowledge of Cyber threat intelligence, Threat Intelligence Platforms, and Cyber security as applied across industries in in government and commercial sectors. Understanding of relationships and technologies used across the SOC, Incident Response, Threat Intelligence teams.+ Strong practitioner knowledge of SOC analysts, threat researchers and threat analysis skills and use cases a SOC or threat analyst is trying to achieve.+ Strong written and oral communication skills with an ability to express complex business and technical concepts in simple forms of value proposition to clients and sellers.+ Ability to translate market understanding into detailed use cases and product requirements to influence the X-Force products and integration with other Security products such as Qradar/Splunk and use in MSS practices.Preferred Technical and Professional Expertise+ Ability to collaborate/lead across multi-discipline teams (Sales, Services, Marketing etc) to further penetration in the market and drive successful cyber projects.+ Ability to translate technical value into business value.+ Familiarity with enterprise security software systems and their deployment.+ Prior product management experience.+ Direct analyst practitioner experience in government or private sector context.+ Understanding/experience of agile/iterative software development method, Design Thinking, Pragmatic Marketing.+ The successful candidate will have a strong balance of business strategy and vision combined with attention to detail in execution.+ Self-starter and confident to be the leader of your domain and ability to set and achieve realistic goals.+ Comfortable in undefined environments where you set the direction and leading teams that are matrixed and not in a direct reporting line.+ Strong presence and credibility in Cyber intelligence domain.+ Ability to range from high level discussion to very detailed documentation.+ Highly organized and enjoys problem solving.+ Excellent team player and contributor.+ Taking others with you - the desire and ability to persuade, convince, or influence others.+ Displays a commitment to continuous improvement of processes and deliverables.About Business UnitIBM is a leading provider of enterprise security solutions. Named by industry analysts as a leader in 12 security market segment categories, IBM Security is a multi-billion dollar business that is rapidly growing. In an industry focused on building walls, IBM Security is focused on creating an open, connected security ecosystem that leverages AI and cloud to help clients improve compliance, stop threats, and grow their business securely.Your you craving to learn more? Prepared to solve some of the world's most unique challenges? And ready to shape the future for millions of people? If so, then it's time to join us, express your individuality, unleash your curiosity and discover new possibilities.Every IBMer, and potential ones like yourself, has a voice, carves their own path, and uses their expertise to help co-create and add to our story. Together, we have the power to make meaningful change - to alter the fabric of our clients, of society and IBM itself, to create a truly positive impact and make the world work better for everyone.It's time to define your career.About IBMIBM's greatest invention is the IBMer. We believe that through the application of intelligence, reason and science, we can improve business, society and the human condition, bringing the power of an open hybrid cloud and AI strategy to life for our clients and partners around the world.Restlessly reinventing since 1911, we are not only one of the largest corporate organizations in the world, we're also one of the biggest technology and consulting employers, with many of the Fortune 50 companies relying on the IBM Cloud to run their business. At IBM, we pride ourselves on being an early adopter of artificial intelligence, quantum computing and blockchain. Now it's time for you to join us on our journey to being a responsible technology innovator and a force for good in the world.Location StatementIBM offers a wide range of resources for eligible IBMers to thrive both inside and outside of work. In addition to a competitive benefits program consisting of medical and life insurance, retirement plans, and time off, eligible employees may also have access to:*12 weeks of paid parental bonding leave. Family care options are also available to support eligible employees during COVID-19.*World-class training and educational resources on our personalized, AI-driven learning platform. IBM's learning culture supports your restless attitude to grow your skills and build the depth and scale of knowledge needed to achieve your career goals.*Well-being programs to support mental and physical health.*Financial programs that empower you to plan, save, and manage your money (including expert financial counseling, 401(k), IBM stock discount, etc.).*Select educational reimbursement opportunities.*Diverse and inclusive employee resource groups where you can network and connect with IBMers across the globe.*Giving and volunteer programs to benefit charitable organizations and local communities.*Discounts on retail products, services, and experiences.We consider qualified applicants with criminal histories, consistent with applicable law.IBM will not be providing visa sponsorship for this position now or in the future. Therefore, in order to be considered for this position, you must have the ability to work without a need for current or future visa sponsorship.Being is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, pregnancy, disability, age, veteran status, or other characteristics. IBM is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

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