Proofpoint Sr. Product Manager in Toronto, Canada

Sr. Product Manager

Location:Toronto, CAN


Company Overview

At Proofpoint, we have a passion for protecting people, data, and brands from today’s advanced threats and compliance risks. We hire the best people in the business to:

  • Build and enhance our proven security platform

  • Blend innovation and speed in a constantly evolving cloud architecture

  • Analyze new threats and offer deep insight through data-driven intel

  • Collaborate with customers to help solve their toughest security challenges

We are singularly devoted to helping our customers protect what matters most. That’s why we’re a leader in next-generation cybersecurity—and why more than half of the Fortune 100 trust us as a security partner.

The Role

Proofpoint is looking for an experienced Sr. Product Manager to work on the platform that supports our solutions in the information archiving market. Our comprehensive software as a service platform enables companies to manage information according to a consistent policy, ensure litigation-relevant content is preserved and to comply with retention and supervisory regulations. Powered by innovative, patented technologies, Proofpoint has a proven track record of rapid growth, providing enterprise-wide solutions for some of the largest companies in the world.

Your day-to-day

  • Owning and defining product requirements and vision for the archiving platform, including security, integration with Active Directory and Exchange, Disaster Recovery strategies and cost optimization

  • Managing a product backlog, creating user stories and other requirements documentation

  • Working with engineering, QA, UX and doc teams to deliver the required solutions on schedule

  • Working operations and finance to develop and effective cost model in aid of identifying opportunities for improvement

  • Educating the sales, sales engineering, professional services and support organizations on the product as well as provisioning and management best practices

What you bring to the team

  • 5+ years of product management experience in enterprise software and/or enterprise-focused cloud services

  • Experience in managing product functionality through the entire life cycle from initial requirements gathering through to product release, forecasting and rollout

  • Ability to manage complex initiatives with limited supervision

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Strong technical skills allowing you to effectively engage in implementation conversations with the engineering team

  • Understanding of encryption standards, search technologies, disaster recovery strategies and/or storage technologies woud be a bonus

  • Market understanding in messaging, compliance and/or legal discovery areas would be a bonus

Why Proofpoint

As a customer focused and driven-to-win organization with leading edge products, there are many exciting reasons to join the Proofpoint team. We believe in hiring the best the brightest and cultivating a culture of collaboration and appreciation. As we continue to grow and expand globally, we understand that hiring the right people and treating them well is key to our success! We are a multi-national company with locations in 10 countries, with each location contributing to Proofpoint’s amazing culture!


Proofpoint is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Proofpoint does not accept unsolicited resumes from external recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Services Agreement, Proofpoint will not consider or agree to payment of any recruiter or agency fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Proofpoint explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.