Director, Product Management - Platform

San Francisco, Bay Area
Product & Engineering – Product Management /
Full-time /
Contrast Security Named One of the Hottest Cybersecurity Companies in the 2024 Citizens JMP Securities LLC Cyber 66 Report 
Contrast recognized for its innovation in Runtime Security

Contrast Security is the world’s leading provider of security technology that enables software applications to protect themselves against cyberattacks, heralding the new era of self-protecting software. Contrast's patented deep security instrumentation is the breakthrough technology that enables highly accurate assessment and always-on protection of an entire application portfolio without disruptive scanning or expensive security experts. Only Contrast has sensors that work actively inside applications to uncover vulnerabilities, prevent data breaches, and secure the entire enterprise from development to operations to production.

About The Position

Our mission is to revolutionize application security and security operations. At Contrast Security, we offer a new approach to code security and application protection, from developers analyzing the first line of code through instrumenting a sophisticated enterprise DevSecOps lifecycle and deploying apps at scale. 

The foundation of our capabilities is our platform that aggregates data from several sources and extracts unified, contextualized outcomes backed by compelling dashboards and reports. As the Director of PM for the Contrast platform, you will lead a team that defines and delivers the next generation of our application security platform to support various application security use cases, from development to production.

This highly visible, technical, and cross-functional role requires experience building high-performance, scalable, extensible data platforms and delightful data visualization interfaces. You will work closely with our enterprise customers to understand their requirements and with our architects and product teams to deliver the foundation to support compelling product features.


    • Lead the entire platform lifecycle
    • Collaborate with cross-functional product teams, architects, and engineers to define, design, and develop a compelling platform vision 
    • Leverage AI/ML and data science to drive innovation around security analytics
    • Conceptualize and deliver delightful dashboards, reports, and related user experiences
    • Build a world-class team of product managers and designers


    • 10+ years of overall experience building large-scale software/SaaS platforms
    • 3+ years of people management experience
    • Technical degree in computer science, Computer Engineering, or similar field or equivalent experience
    • A practical understanding of AI/ML and data science
    • Experience dealing with ambiguity in a fast-paced, matrixed work environment
    • Proven track record of building and mentoring teams, cross-functional leadership with outstanding interpersonal skills

    • What you bring
    • Experience building big data platforms for SaaS products
    • Experience leveraging AI/ML technologies for data analysis
    • Ability to craft UI/UX mockups and guide designers
    • Extremely detail-oriented and organized. You should be able to work closely with engineering to prioritize, define, and manage delivery on an ongoing basis
    • Executive presence combined with a “roll up your sleeves” attitude
    • Experience with one or more of the following areas is a plus: Application & Cloud Security, APM, XDR, CI/CD technologies
    • Experience with Agile and Lean development practices and rapid prototyping

    • We are focused on building a diverse and inclusive workforce. If you’re excited about this role, but do not meet 100% of the qualifications listed above, we encourage you to apply.
What We Offer

Salary and Other Compensation
This position's standard base pay range is $180,000 - $240,000 annually. This position is also eligible for an equity package subject to the terms of the Company’s applicable plans. When determining a candidate’s compensation, we consider several factors: geography, skill set, experience, job scope, and current market data.

Contrast Security offers the following benefits for this position, subject to applicable eligibility requirements: Medical Insurance, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, 401(k) Retirement Plan with Employer Match, Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability Insurance, Short-Term Disability Insurance, Transit and Commuter benefits, Flexible PTO, 56 hours of Annual Sick time, Paid Parental Leave, and Paid Holidays.

The salary, other compensation, and benefits information are accurate as of the date of this posting. The Company reserves the right to modify this information at any time, subject to applicable law.

We are changing the world of software security. Do it with us.  
We believe in what we do and are passionate about helping our customers secure their business.
If you’re looking for a challenge and want to enjoy where you work, you’ll love Contrast Security.

Contrast Security is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We are an equal-opportunity employer, and our team is comprised of individuals from many diverse backgrounds, lifestyles, and locations. At Contrast, we strive to build diverse teams that reflect the people we want to empower through our products. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity, or Veteran status. Equal Opportunity is the Law, and Contrast is proud to be an equal-opportunity workplace. If you have a specific need that requires accommodation, please let a member of the People Team know.

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