Technical Product Manager

Remote /
Product – Product /
About Trail of Bits
Trail of Bits helps secure the world’s most targeted organizations and products. We combine high-end security research with a real-world attacker mentality to reduce risk and fortify code.

As a cybersecurity research and consulting firm, we serve clients in the defense, tech, finance, and blockchain industries. We help with their most difficult security challenges by designing and building new technology, researching new techniques to advance the state of practice, and reviewing the security of the latest available technology products before they hit the market.

Our team consumes, produces, and presents research as a natural part of doing business. When we make new discoveries or developments, we strive to share our knowledge and release our tools as open-source. It’s a practice that’s earned us industry accolades and helped contribute to our double-digit bottom line growth.

We’re looking for a passionate technical product manager to lead products within our organization. You will manage the development of multiple internal and commercial tools, as we as support an outcome-over-output approach amongst our engineering and research projects. You’ll serve as an internal product consultant in our organization, helping teams to define, de-risk, validate, execute and communicate a product vision. The role demands strong product instincts, excellent communication skills, technical fluency, empathy, humility and an appreciation for and understanding of lean startup, agile and user-centered design values, principles and practices.


    • Serve as product management subject matter expert for our commercial products as well as supporting our Assurance and Engineering practices
    • Collaboratively define and drive product strategy, vision and roadmap
    • Work with teams to drive product requirements, design and prototyping process to discover customer problems and create valuable, desirable and feasible solutions
    • Collaboratively define and prioritize backlogs for products that continuously deliver measurable value towards the vision
    • Help innovate and iterate our PM processes
    • Actively engage customers and the larger open source community of users
    • Define and prioritize product features
    • Make fast, concrete product decisions despite conflicting priorities


    • 3+ years of Product Management experience
    • Deep domain expertise in the security operations or software development market with a passion for understanding the life of Security Operations and Application Developers
    • Ability to quickly understand a specific client domain and identify the trends and opportunities in that space
    • Deep user empathy and strong user experience sensibilities
    • Experience with 3 of the following: lean startup methodologies, agile development methodologies, User-Centered Design, working directly with clients
    • Experience shipping successful products, including defining vision, strategy, outcome-driven product roadmaps and creating and managing backlogs
    • Able to breakdown complex problems into simple solutions focused on important customer needs
    • Skilled at defining and prioritizing product features
    • Strong leadership and communication skills and the ability to teach others
    • Experience articulating and testing product hypotheses
    • Demonstrated ability to define and track KPIs and other measurable success criteria
    • Demonstrated ability to influence decision making in different contexts
    • Demonstrated ability to get things done in a rapidly changing environment
    • Ability to facilitate collaborative decision-making in a workshop context
    • Ability to work collaboratively with others and navigate complex decision making
    • Ability to collaborate well with remote engineers, designers, and clients
    • Experience as a designer or engineer a plus

Company Perks

    • Before, during and after COVID-19, our workforce works flexibly. Many employees choose to work from home around the globe. As long as you deliver against your goals, we encourage you to harness your personal working style to let you work best.
    • Liberal expense policy for acquiring the equipment and software that help you do your job. If we need hardware to work effectively, we buy it. 
    • We offer exceptional and tailored technical, leadership and organizational training for our team members. Everyone is encouraged to identify additional opportunities for personal professional growth with working at Trail of Bits.
    • We routinely highlight the amazing work our employees do via our blog, product offerings, and conference talks. We celebrate you!
    • We're at the forefront of a number of markets and have the internal expertise and the ambition to capitalize on those opportunities. Our employees see their work in use and valued by many others.

Benefits for Eligible US Employees

    • Multiple generous health, vision, and dental insurance plans including no-monthly-premium options supporting individuals and families through Justworks.
    • Ancillary benefits including life and disability insurance, pre-tax commuter benefits, free Citi Bike membership, access to a HealthAdvocate, a healthcare Flexible Spending Account (FSA), and a free One Medical membership.
    • 14 paid company holidays and four weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO).
    • 3-4 months paid parental leave.
    • 401k with 5% company matching through Betterment.
    • Annual charitable donation matching up to $2,000.
    • Bonuses for recruiting, public speaking, tool releases, blog posts, academic posters, proposals, and whitepapers, and end-of-year bonuses based on company, team, and personal performance.
    • Carbon offsets for your personal and corporate carbon emissions through Project Wren.

Benefits for Eligible Canadian Employees

    • Premium health, vision, and dental insurance plans.
    • Life/AD&D Insurance options, as well as short- and long-term disability insurance plans.
    • 14 paid company holidays, including provincial statutory holidays and select US holidays.
    • 2 weeks of Paid Time Off (PTO) and 2 weeks of sick time per year.
    • RRSP plan with 5% company matching.
    • Annual charitable donation matching up to $2,000.
    • Bonuses for recruiting, public speaking, tool releases, blog posts, academic posters, proposals, and whitepapers, and end-of-year bonuses based on company, team, and personal performance.
    • Carbon offsets for your personal and corporate carbon emissions through Project Wren.
Dedication to diversity, equity & inclusion
Trail of Bits is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive workplace where our employees can thrive and be themselves! We welcome all persons into our community. We embrace the diversity of gender, gender identity or expression, race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, age, physical and mental disabilities, medical condition, genetic characteristic, sexual orientation, marital status, family care or medical leave status, military or veteran status, or perceived membership in any of these groups.