Technical Product Manager at Rapid7
Rapid7 is a leader in the security market. It’s a portfolio of solutions designed to enable teams to identify and respond to security risks and fight off attacks. Most importantly, Rapid7 is a platform. The platform is what differentiates Rapid7 from all the other security vendors out there. The platform allows customers to collect all the data, be smarter than the bad guys and drive coordinated response across teams - IT, Security and Devops. The platform only delivers on its promise if it integrates with our customers’ environments. Those integrations must be well-designed, easy to deploy and supportable by Rapid.
You will work with internal Rapid7 teams and the company’s growing Rapid7 partner network to ensure we prioritize integrations that drive the maximum market impact and service the broadest addressable market. This role is also critical is liaising with Technology Partners in determining their integrations use-cases and support needs as we build the biggest technology ecosystem! The scope of your responsibilities will grow as needed to make sure that you can succeed in your job and drive the maximum impact!
Participate in functional and technical requirements gathering and review
Lead architectural/design discussions with integration architects, product, and development teams to maximize overall opportunity
Work with the development team on an ongoing basis to deliver the planned stories with each release
Create and maintain the product backlog for specific integration related initiatives
Conduct planning sessions with the teams to prioritize work in upcoming sprints
Engage directly and daily with delivery teams to execute the project
Ensure product acceptance and readiness at key phases of the delivery cycle
Attend and lead design sessions with potential customers and technology partners
Own the certification process for partner integrations
Act as the main technical liaison between Rapid7 product/platform teams and partners when troubleshooting integration issues in the field
Build and maintain relationships with technical leaders in our partner organization to align roadmaps and changes that impact integrations.
Consult the alliances organization on integration best practices, and act as the key technical expert for the team
Document and communicate release artifacts and implications
You don’t have to be a code-committing developer, but you do need demonstrated technical understanding of APIs, integration best practices, and a conversational understanding of development technologies. Concepts like JSON, CRUD, REST are right in your wheelhouse
If you read our API documentation, you would understand it and be able to explain it to others
You have held a technical role in a software company before or you’ve worked as a technical product manager
You genuinely like working cross-functionally, and can handle working with the respective team’s various business motivations
You like learning about the technical environments of lots of different solutions
You’re cool and fun to hang out with
Your “get shit done” orientation is very high
You have worked in the security industry
You know Rapid7 products
You have actually built integrations. Any coding experience is definitely a plus
Why this is a good job...
You can impact one of Rapid7’s most important challenges
You get to work with product teams and see real things get built
It’s not boring. We move fast, break things (and then we fix them)
You will be at the forefront of innovation in the security industry
You get exposure to business and strategy at Rapid7
If you succeed here, you can pick from a lot of different jobs in the future