Director Cloud Security Product Marketing

Last updated 2 days ago
Location:Mountain View, California, Redmond, Washington
Job Type:Full Time

Security is critical for our increasingly digital world. As digital transformation accelerates, our mission to empower every person on the planet by building a safer world has never been more important.

Security at Microsoft is also already a multi-billion-dollar business with a steep growth trajectory; our future opportunity extends to an array of market categories that total more than $150B in total addressable market. Cloud Security is one of the newest and fastest growing categories, it refers to the convergence of technologies that customers are using to secure their cloud deployments across public clouds, hybrid infrastructure and SaaS. It is a space that is rich in innovation and competitive excitement as all of the major public cloud providers, and some point security solution vendors, embrace the multi-cloud reality of their customers.

As the product marketing leader who takes this role, you are curious, excited to engage with and learn from others, and passionate about the chance to both influence product strategy and scale out marketing. You are up for the big challenges, and you understand the importance of helping customers build security for their cloud deployments. You enjoy the journey to clarity and you love listening as much as teaching. And you know when to push yourself and others to deliver success.

Responsibilities

If this balance of skills, qualities, and passions sounds like you then we should connect. A little more on the specific responsibilities:

  • Develop a diverse inclusive team of product marketing managers and a virtual team to deliver success
  • Craft compelling value propositions and creative ways to effectively communicate them
  • Partner with senior engineering leaders and business planning to influence product direction
  • Ensure successful execution via all channels, at events, online and social etc.
  • Deliver our story directly, and with senior spokespeople to engage customers and influentials

Qualifications

Qualifications

  • 8+ years of end-to-end / diverse marketing experiences required including product marketing
  • Successful track record of working collaboratively across a large organization and with senior executives
  • Successful history of leading teams (or v-teams) and developing team and individual capability
  • Proven ability as an advocate / evangelist both small group and at scale

Additional or preferred qualifications:

  • Demonstrated hypothesis-driven, problem-solving orientation with ability to leverage both quantitative and qualitative analyses to drive decision making
  • Strong oral and written communication skills and ability to formulate and deliver insights around complex business problems in a thoughtful and persuasive manner
  • Exceptionally strong personal initiative, good business instincts, and comfort with ambiguity
  • Deep understanding of security and/or adjacent market trends, and dynamics
  • Demonstrated ability to excel in an innovative, startup-like, fast-paced environment, with rapid exploration and ability to execute
  • Ability to manage multiple simultaneous high-priority projects (often including project management of cross-functional v-teams)

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