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Senior Technical Product Manager



IT, Product
Sunnyvale, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 31, 2024

Onsite work model of 5 days in office per week in Sunnyvale, California.

As a Technical Product Manager leveraging your extensive experience in networking and security technologies, technical marketing, and product management, you will collaborate closely with cross-functional teams to deliver best-in-class solutions that meet the evolving needs of our customers.

You're a tech-savvy professional who enjoys connecting technology with business needs. You excel at creating engaging content and simplifying messaging. You value teamwork and thrive in dynamic environments. Specifically, you're skilled in modern data center networking, are cloud native, and understand industry trends. You leverage this knowledge to align technology with business goals, showcasing how we help customers succeed.

You will drive market and customer engagement, providing technical expertise, creating compelling demos and collateral, and conduct competitive and market analysis.

About the Team:

Our Product Management team has established a culture based on thought leadership, independence, and responsibility. Those who join us represent the leader in Zero Trust security and work closely with our Engineering team to solve real customer problems. Bring your visionary instincts to all stages of the product lifecycle—conception, definition, development, release and post-release activities—manage strategic planning, feature selection, and tactical activities.

This powerful, dynamic team drives our roadmap forward as we work to make the digital world a safer place.

Key Responsibilities:

  • TPMs act as trusted advisors for our customers, partners, and internal audiences. Explain how our products and solutions work by creating compelling collateral (writing white papers and presentations), building demos, providing technical training, presenting at industry events, working with engineering to solve problems, and engaging with product management to continually improve the efficacy of our offerings.

  • Be the technical SME in multiple areas of our portfolio, providing thought leadership, and are the bridge connecting engineering and product management with customers and field audiences, by evangelizing the Illumio way of securing an organization’s digital crown jewels.

  • A high-impact position, providing a critical bridge between the product organization (Product Management and Engineering), field (Sales and SEs), and customers. This person will be hands-on in tool development, and competitive analysis, and will also spend time engaging with product management, sales, and customers to understand and highlight our unique value proposition. We are looking for a highly motivated and technical self-starter that is very experienced with a large scope of network, cloud, AI, and virtualization technologies. You will use this knowledge to develop compelling messaging, product demos, presentations, and sales training.

  • Build and manage evaluation and demo environments. Gain deep insights into the market and the competitive landscape.

  • Develop and conduct technical field training for sales teams and customers.

  • Participate in pre-sales customer meetings, demos, presentations, and proof of concepts.

  • Provide feedback to product line management and engineering to improve competitive positioning.

  • Stay abreast of industry trends and emerging technologies related to cloud security, networking, and DevOps practices.


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or related field; MBA or equivalent experience preferred.

  • 8+ years of experience in cloud security and networking, with a focus on technical marketing and product management.

  • Fluency in a wide range of networking and security technologies with hands-on subject matter expertise in two or more of the following areas: Network Security, Firewalls, Segmentation, SDN, Threat detection and management, End-point Security, Audit/Compliance, Containers, Public cloud security (scripting and programming knowledge is desired and will be a plus)

  • Proven track record in distilling complex technology constructs into simple, impactful, and compelling outbound and inbound messaging. Ability to build, position, and promote content to drive awareness and preference for Illumio’s approach.

  • Good understanding of the competitive landscape for data center security products and solutions

  • Strong technical background with hands-on experience in cloud environments and networking technologies.

  • Experience working with public cloud platforms (e.g., AWS, Azure, Google Cloud) and familiarity with cloud-native security solutions.

  • Previous experience in DevOps/SRE roles is highly desirable.

  • Proven track record of driving product innovation and growth in a fast-paced environment.

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills, with the ability to effectively engage with both technical and non-technical stakeholders.

About Illumio:

Illumio, the pioneer and market leader of Zero Trust segmentation, prevents breaches from becoming cyber disasters. Illumio protects critical applications and valuable digital assets with proven segmentation technology purpose-built for the Zero Trust security model. Illumio ransomware mitigation and segmentation solutions see risk, isolate attacks, and secure data across cloud-native apps, hybrid and multi-clouds, data centers, and endpoints, enabling the world’s leading organizations to strengthen their cyber resiliency and reduce risk.

Illumio believes that an environment of unique backgrounds, experiences, viewpoints, and individual contributions drives our success and makes us stronger together. We are dedicated to creating and maintaining a diverse culture and emphasizing inclusion and belonging.

Pay Range:

$ 179,000 - $ 215,000 USD

The pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, location, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, or applicable laws.


At Illumio we offer a wide range of benefits to our eligible team members. Our benefit programs vary by location and can include Medical, Dental, Vision Coverage – Health and Dependent Savings Accounts – Life and Disability Programs – Paid Parental Leave – Voluntary Benefit Programs – Company Sponsored Wellness Program – Wellness Reimbursement Program - Retirement Savings – Equity Opportunities – Paid time off and Paid Holidays – Employee Incentive Program.#LI-KD1 #LI-ONSITE