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VP Cyber Product Management
Utilidata
245 Chapman St., Ste 200
Providence, RI 02905

VP, Cyber Product Management

Utilidata – Providence, RI

Utilidata®, Inc. is a global software company that works with electric utilities to enhance energy efficiency and grid security. The company’s patented technology captures real-time data from the grid giving utilities information needed to save energy, mitigate issues caused by distributed energy resources, and better detect grid anomalies. With major clients including American Electric Power, National Grid, and Pacific Gas and Electric Company, Utilidata is backed by leading venture capital firms and is expanding across North America and the Middle East. The company has a world-class production, research and development facility at its headquarters in Providence, RI.

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced VP Cyber Product Management to join our growing Team. You will join a dynamic and fast-paced environment and will serve as a key stakeholder within the product development team. The VP Cyber Product Management will be responsible for conveying the vision and functional elements necessary to deliver on the product strategy and organizational goals. 

The role will report directly to the Chief Operating Officer.  The candidate will be asked to take on many responsibilities due to the rapid growth and size of the company.  It is a fast paced, dynamic environment that requires a person that can handle multiple responsibilities along with the ability to communicate with all areas of the business, be technically savvy, and motivated to make the product vision a reality.

Responsibilities

  • Define, prioritize, and drive realization of the security product vision for Utilidata
  • Act as the main technical product expert to help development understand the intent of the requirements so that they can build better specifications
  • Gather requirements from existing customers and potential customers as well as recent evaluators
  • Ability to translate customer feedback and requirements into user stories with the focus on understanding the problem
  • Create User Stories and Story acceptance criteria
  • Work with Technical Product Manager and UX/UI designer to implement a customer-driven user interface
  • Continually evaluate product capabilities and provide guidance to product roadmap and strategy by following the industry’s upcoming technologies for new opportunities and defining a core competency relative to other market products
  • Communicate key deliverables and milestones to internal and external stakeholders to help facilitate the timely completion of projects
  • Assist technical support team, and develop and implement trainings and communications that allow partners and internal stakeholders to better understand the products and changes that were made

Working Skills & Experience

  • 8-10 years of experience working for a software or high tech security company
  • Experience building cyber security product teams
  • High degree of business acumen and technical competency
  • Strong business analytical skills to develop technical and functional requirement, use cases, user story and other related artifacts
  • Proven ability to define needs, develop plans, coordinate resources and implement action plans
  • Excellent presentation, written and verbal communication skills

Qualifications & Technical Skill Requirements

  • BS/BA (Computer Science, Information Systems, Cyber Security, Computer Engineering, Business Administration or related field); Advanced degree preferred
  • Security Certifications (CISM, CEH, CISSP, SSCP, GCIA, GCIH etc.) a plus
  • Strong knowledge of enterprise detection technologies (Endpoint protection, IDS/IPS, Advanced Threat Protection Tools, etc.)
  • Substantial knowledge and understanding of enterprise networks, protocols and security infrastructure
  • Knowledge of operating systems (Windows, Unix, Linux, etc.) and networking technologies

Travel

  • Travel >20% and may require on-site customer meetings 
Category: Product Management

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At Utilidata, we develop innovative solutions that help utilities address a range of challenges. Our experience and thought leadership in this space is unmatched. We are making the grid smarter to reduce waste, increase reliability, and save money—working with utilities to scale solar, wind and other power resources to get out ahead of today’s transforming energy market.

 

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