Come work at a place where innovation and teamwork come together to support the most exciting missions in the world!
Why do you want to join our team?
Life at F5 is never dull. We are constantly identifying industry trends and disruptions, then innovating to get ahead of future customer needs creating application services that help the world’s leading organizations deliver their critical business apps faster and with the highest levels of flexibility, security, performance, and support.
But our success isn’t driven solely by what we do. We also care deeply about how we do it. At F5, our culture is how we live, every single day.
And it’s producing outstanding results not only for our customers, but also for our employees. We understand that your life is about more than just work, so we’re committed to a culture that supports your whole life.
Volterra, now a part of F5, has innovated a consistent, cloud-native environment that can be deployed across multiple public clouds and edge sites a distributed cloud platform.
Within this SaaS-based offering, Volterra integrates a broad range of services that have normally been siloed across many point products and network or cloud providers.
The solution is designed to provide a single way to view security, operations and management components.
Position Summary :
The role requires an individual with strong leadership, partnering and analytical abilities, who can build a shared vision for F5’s multi-cloud networking and security direction;
deliver cloud network security and cloud network management products on top of the Volterra’s VoltMesh and VoltStack SaaS platform;
help to build products from existing ideas; and help to develop new insights based on industry experience and contact with customers, prospects and partners.
We are looking for a Sr. Principal PM to support compliance and security projects, such as FedRAMP, across multiple products and collaborate with engineers, architects, and key partners while driving multi-product architectural and executive alignment.
You will be responsible for evaluating local, state, federal, and international government needs. This will require conversations with users, buyers, and partners, and industry leaders to establish a data-driven market perspective that will be translated to problem statements and user stories that can be brought into the software development cycle.
Your role will be to work closely with product PMs to drive features and capabilities that will satisfy local, state, federal, and international government needs.
You will be responsible for developing the product strategy that will lead to product growth, adoption, and continued success for F5 Volterra’s services & products in regulated markets
Follow technology trends and work with your PM peers to find new opportunities and sell Volterra / F5 products to local, state, federal, and government organizations.
Align with your cross-functional team on the definition of success by defining, measuring, and tracking OKRs for every initiative.
You’ll also define business metrics that provide a short and long-term measure of health and success.
Coordinating with the product marketing and marketing teams to build content that helps them position and sell Volterra / F5 products and services to existing, new, and future Gov customers
Identify opportunities to support the business by reducing friction the sales team encounters when positioning and selling to our local, state, federal, and international government organizations.
Take these inputs, synthesize a clear product vision from them, then evangelize and consistently execute against that vision, in close collaboration with a cross functional group comprising engineering, operations, support, product, marketing, legal and finance.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Experience leading FedRAMP compliance activities, including DoD Impact Levels.
Knowledge of compliance and security frameworks such as FedRAMP, SOC 2, NIST, PCI etc.
Deep understanding of privacy laws and regulations (e.g., CCPA and GDPR).
Capable of strong individual contribution and influence across non-direct reporting teams.
Proven track record of managing large-scale, complex, cross functional technical initiatives.
Detail-oriented and able to understand the bigger picture by using your technical expertise and problem solving abilities to prioritize and manage blocking issues.
Knowledge of software product development and release cycles.
Ability to ramp up quickly and learn new technologies with minimal lag time.
SaaS and data management industry experience a plus.
Demonstrated ability to think strategically and execute tactically, providing timely progress / result reports to the right audiences.
Outstanding listener, great presenter, terrific interpersonal and communication skills with strong ability to influence other teams to get things done, with diplomacy and without formal authority.
Strong internal drive, a bias for action and ability to build internal champions across the organization.
Strong teaming skills : positive teammate, good team builder, experience to bring together diverse views.
Duties may require the ability to travel via automobile or airplane, approximately 5-10% of the time spent traveling.
Typically requires a minimum of 10 years of related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or 8 years and a Master’s degree or equivalent. MBA a plus
8+ years of demonstrated ability in product management or equivalent
5+ years analyzing products, customers and market dynamics a plus