Fortinet is actively seeking a Senior Product Manager for Central Firewall Management and Analytics solutions, focusing on Next Gen Firewall, SDWAN, Enterprise Wireless/Switching/Segmentation, NOC/SOC
related technologies. The successful candidate will have strong technical background and field experience on Firewall, Switch, AP, SD-WAN/SD-Branch solutions with ability to engage with technical customers & field sales.
This is an outbound role and is extraordinarily collaborative, working not only with peer inbound, but also cross-functionally with Sales, Marketing, Customers, and Alliance & Channels. The successful candidate will actively engage with Sales Engineering leaders to validate customer requests and prioritize effectively to drive business growth. Experience in Customer and field facing technical roles such as Sales Engineering or similar is strong plus.
If you are passionate about leading the product's strategy, getting to know its customer and user personas, and developing the tools and delivering workshops to introduce and sell the product solutions to the market, this role is for you! Key Responsibilities:
•To work closely with field teams to define and prioritize development activities to ensure product requirements are captured and execution matches expectations. •To create regular reports to capture priorities from technical, commercial and support arenas to ensure effective allocation of resources and provide the necessary focus on current challenges. •To generate Product Roadmap and communicate as necessary, including both internal and external product evangelism. •To provide support to field teams in customer engagements including, but not limited to technology overview, product details, product demos and technical expertise. Job Requirements:
•Strong technical and market familiarization with networking and security technologies in general with a specific focus on firewall management, SD-WAN/SD-Branch strategy, network analytics and security monitoring •Experience with detailed competitive analysis, product pricing and estimation. •Hands on experience rather than theoretical discussion is required. •7+ years of industry experience, preferably in the networking or security sectors. •2+ years of System Engineering experience in a focused technology area •The individual should be able to demonstrate an understanding the general product planning discipline, with previous cross collaboration teamwork experience in working with development engineering, field sales and directly with customers. •Candidates should have solid organizational skills and be excited about working hard in a challenging, fast-paced environment. •Must be a team player and have exceptional communication skills. •This position requires travel to customer and non-customer sites in North America and across the world. Educational Requirement:
•Bachelor or Masters degree required in EE, Computer Science, Computer Engineering or related fields.
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