Principal Product Manager - Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps
Herzliya | Product Management | May 29, 2024 | Job number 1721766

Security represents the most critical priorities for our customers in a world awash in digital threats, regulatory scrutiny, and estate complexity. Microsoft Security aspires to make the world a safer place for all. We want to reshape security and empower every user, customer, and developer with a security cloud that protects them with end to end, simplified solutions. The Microsoft Security organization accelerates Microsoft’s mission and bold ambitions to ensure that our company and industry is securing digital technology platforms, devices, and clouds in our customers’ heterogeneous environments, as well as ensuring the security of our own internal estate. Our culture is centered on embracing a growth mindset, a theme of inspiring excellence, and encouraging teams and leaders to bring their best each day. In doing so, we create life-changing innovations that impact billions of lives around the world. Microsoft Defender for Cloud Apps is experiencing massive growth and innovation protecting the use of SaaS applications within our customer environments. We are seeking an experienced and motivated Product Manager to help bring new & differentiated security solutions to the market. You will partner with security, services, researchers, and engineering teams to create, scale, and deliver new security solutions that are driven by innovation, quality, and reliability. The scale of Microsoft Security, Compliance, and Identity operations means that you will be partnering with a diverse, worldwide team ensuring that our solutions are best in class for the world. If you are excited about creating new business value and amazing customer impact through core technical innovation, power of collaboration and a startup like mindset, then this is the role for you.


  • Help drive the product security vision, roadmap, and priorities.
  • Define and drive feature specifications and work closely with engineering teams to deliver against the roadmap you set.
  • Interface with customers and the community for feedback and usage information to develop product insights.
  • Capture market competitive and trend data to inform product direction.
  • Work closely with customers and partners to support the delivery of customer-facing documentation, blogs, videos, and representation in conferences.
  • Become a subject matter expert in ownership and domain areas.
  • Drive cross team collaboration with globally distributed teams.


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, product/technical program management, product development, security, or equivalent experience.
  • 8-12 years of engineering, security, or any other technical experience. Out of which 5+ years' experience as a Security Product Manager.
  • Experience working with Security teams, product groups and operational teams.
  • Experience analyzing products, identifying potential security risks, and prioritizing security research/development.
  • Experience planning, researching, and developing security policies, standards, and procedures.
  • Demonstrated verbal/written communication and data presentation skills, including communicating effectively with different business groups and project teams.
  • Ability to collaborate with others and work as a team and with stakeholders across the globe.


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