SIEM - Director of Product Management (R4878)


At Elastic, we see endless possibility in a world of endless data. And we use the power of search to help people and organizations turn that possibility into results. Elastic is the leading platform for search-powered solutions. With solutions in Enterprise Search, Observability, and Security, we help improve customer and employee search experiences, keep critical applications running smoothly, and protect against cyber threats. Elastic enables organizations worldwide to use the power of Elastic, including Netflix, Uber, BBC, Microsoft, and thousands of others.

Elastic was built on a foundation of being free and open, which trickles down to how we work. We’re a distributed organization and have been from the beginning. Being distributed isn’t just a way of doing business—it’s a mentality that is at the core of our culture.

Our mission on the Elastic Security team is to protect the world’s data from attack. Through our free and open approach, we are building a community and a product that’s making a meaningful difference in the lives of our users. And because we’re built upon the Elastic Stack, we are fulfilling our mission with speed, scale, and relevance. Our practitioner heritage as a team means trust and transparency are at the core of how we communicate with each other and with our users.

Elastic Security for SIEM has been wildly successful in displacing incumbent vendors, accelerating our users' success, and has become a leading SIEM in the market in only a few years. Built on the power of the Elastic Search Platform, our SIEM is differentiated by the power of all that Elastic brings, as well as by being unified with endpoint and cloud security

About The Role

Elastic is looking for an outstanding product mind to join the Elastic Security product team and help accelerate the growth of our security business. Elastic Security is a new kind of security solution that combines SIEM, host-based security, and cloud-native security use cases to protect the world’s data from attack.

Your mission, if you choose to accept it, is to join the Elastic Security team as Director of Product Management, SIEM. You will ultimately be responsible for the vision and strategy of our flagship security product line. You will report directly to the VP of Product Management for Elastic Security and work closely with your peers within and across product lines.

You’ll have a tremendous ability to craft the future of Elastic Security and directly help Elastic’s 17K+ customers around the world.

Some of the things you'll do:

  • Lead by influence - Provide product leadership for SIEM, working collaboratively with product, engineering, design, marketing, sales, and more.
  • User and customer empathy - You will interact with customers and users on a regular basis to understand how they are using the Elastic Security products today and how they can be successful with SIEM. As the voice of the customer in our internal meetings, this understanding will ensure we make the best choices for our customers constantly.
  • Lead a rockstar team - You will be responsible for the mentorship and growth of a team of product managers, and will be asked to continue to recruit and grow the team for future success.
  • Partner with Marketing - You will conduct market research to understand the evolving SIEM market, identify key areas of growth, and work closely with Product Marketing to enable our users with this information.
  • Partner with Engineering - You will partner closely with the Engineering team to write clear and concise requirements and work together to build great solutions.
  • Partner with Design - You will have an eye for polished user experiences, thereby actively involved in prototyping, and maintaining an iterative approach to feature design and implementation.
  • Leverage the Elastic Search Platform - Learn the strengths and weaknesses of the Elastic stack and guide the Security teams to use its strengths and avoid its pitfalls.
  • Influence the evolution of the Elastic stack to better meet the needs of Security.

Knowledge - You know a lot about:

  • SIEM and/or Security Analytics
  • Threat Intelligence operations and management
  • IT Security operational practices, technology trends, and current cyber threat landscape
  • Led security services (MSSP) and enterprise security Centers of Excellence (CoE)
  • Cloud Infrastructure from major providers including AWS, GCP, and Azure
  • The Elastic Search Platform (ELK)
  • Delivering open source products

Experience - You've succeeded for at least:

  • 5 years in product management.
  • 3 years in a cyber security product management role, SIEM highly preferred
  • 3 years managing a team.

Competence and Education - You have:

  • Passion for enterprise security operations
  • Attention to detail and an ability to appreciate Gestalt principles
  • Excellent communication skills and practices, with the ability to drive conversations across multiple teams to a conclusion.
  • BS/MS degree in a technical field, MBA a plus
  • CISSP or other security certifications are a plus

Additional Information - We Take Care of Our People

As a distributed company, diversity drives our identity. Whether you’re looking to launch a new career or grow an existing one, Elastic is the type of company where you can balance great work with great life. Your age is only a number. It doesn’t matter if you’re just out of college or your children are; we need you for what you can do.

We strive to have parity of benefits across regions and while regulations differ from place to place, we believe taking care of our people is the right thing to do.

  • Competitive pay based on the work you do here and not your previous salary
  • Health coverage for you and your family in many locations
  • Ability to craft your calendar with flexible locations and schedules for many roles
  • Generous number of vacation days each year
  • Double your charitable giving - We match donations 1:1 up to $1500 USD (or local currency equivalent)
  • Up to 40 hours each year to use toward volunteer projects you love.
  • Embracing parenthood with minimum of 16 weeks of parental leave

Different people approach problems differently. We need that. Elastic is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender perception or identity, national origin, age, marital status, protected veteran status, disability status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local law, ordinance or regulation.

We welcome individuals with disabilities and strive to create an accessible and inclusive experience for all individuals. To request an accommodation during the application or the recruiting process, please email We will reply to your request within 24 business hours of submission.

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