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Product Manager - Web Security

Product Management
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Akamai is looking for an experienced Product Manager with the creativity, vision and experience to drive development of our industry leading web application security solutions.

As a Product Manager - Web Security, you will be responsible for:

* Owning the product vision for your area and ensuring it aligns with the overall product and company vision
* Being an expert on the domain, market and trends while constantly evangelizing the vision so that all stakeholders are aligned and have context/understanding on where we’re going
* Representing the customer, being the champion and voice of customers and building intimate, personal customer relationships
* Bringing the customer's voice into the creation process
* Managing the product roadmap, making tough tactical prioritization decisions while helping the company think long-term
* Building trust with stakeholders by maintaining an understandable, accurate roadmap
* Authoring use cases and prioritizing requirements
* Translating market observations and customer feedback into a prioritized product backlog
* Authoring use cases based on specific real-world product applications and extrapolating detailed product requirements for the scenarios
* Collaborating across teams, playing a critical role in creating alignment between engineering teams and stakeholders
* Developing new opportunities while keeping your finger on the pulse of the market

About the Team
Our products and services are used by the world's top e-commerce, travel, media and entertainment, financial services, and government sites, applications and API’s to consistently provide high-quality web experiences that increase the overall effectiveness of our customer’s web presence. The team behind these products is a group of industry leading product and engineering professionals dedicated to technology innovation.


Required Education and Experience

Applicants must meet the following education and experience requirements:
* 8 years of relevant experience and a Bachelor’s degree or
* 6 years of relevant experience and a Master’s degree

Required Skills
* 5+ years of experience in product management, product marketing, product development, and/or a similar role
* 3+ years of experience with web technologies

Desired Skills
* Extensive hands-on experience using web application firewalls and other web application security technologies
* Experience with continuous integration, continuous deployment, and common DevOps tooling (chef, puppet, jenkins, etc.)
* Comfortable scripting against RESTful APIs and examining HTTP requests and responses
* Ability to gather and distill requirements from users, technical support, marketing and translate into an actionable vision and set of priorities
* Desire and ability to learn new technologies quickly
* Ability to analyze business opportunities and execute against them
* Excellent written and oral communication skills, including presenting to executive leadership, participating in the sales cycle, and handling sensitive customer escalations
* Tenacious customer advocacy within a cross-functional environment to deliver results

About Akamai Technologies

Akamai secures and delivers digital experiences for the world's largest companies. Akamai's intelligent edge platform surrounds everything, from the enterprise to the cloud, so customers and their businesses can be fast, smart, and secure. Top brands globally rely on Akamai to help them realize competitive advantage through agile solutions that extend the power of their multi-cloud architectures. Akamai keeps decisions, apps and experiences closer to users than anyone - and attacks and threats far away. Akamai's portfolio of edge security, web and mobile performance, enterprise access and video delivery solutions is supported by unmatched customer service, analytics and 24/7/365 monitoring. To learn how Akamai is shaping the future of digital transformation, visit and follow @AkamaiCareers on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram.

Akamai is a growing, and evolving, company with offices and operations around the world. As such, we strive to foster inclusive and representative workplaces where all employees are wholly welcome, and enabled to share and benefit from each other’s diverse contributions, as one global team. Our commitment to diversity reaches beyond our corporate offices, to our business partners and suppliers who share the same principles, and whose employees we value as integral to the Akamai business family. Learn more at

Akamai Technologies is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity Employer. If you'd like more information about EEO rights under United States law, please click here

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