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Senior Product Manager - Platform

Primary Location Plano, Texas Additional Locations Date posted 05/16/2019
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Location:Plano, TX

Role Overview:

Reporting into the Senior Director Product Management, this Product Manager (PM) role is part of our consumer, Mobile and ISP segment PM team. The PM works with internal and external stakeholders to build platform services that will enable features across the McAfee consumer portfolio.

The platform enables common services to Apps in the McAfee portfolio. The services span across multiple areas like analytics, real-time event handling, APIs, deconfliction services, reporting, messaging and other common services.

Company Overview

With the mission of capturing the biggest market share in the area of cyber security, network security, endpoint security, threat research, malware research, cloud security, we work together for a common goal of shaping the company’s future by designing and building the best in class robust and scalable security products for consumer and enterprise customers. As industry top performers, we aim to develop optimized high performance system software solutions with high availability and reliability.

About the Role:

  • Experienced Product Manager for Platform services in a complex environment.
  • Define requirements (Confluence/Jira) for the product.
  • Demonstrate strong communication, coordination, and creative problem solving expertise; understand the importance of metrics and telemetry to monitor the validity of the product
  • Recommends the nature and scope of present and future product lines by reviewing product specifications and requirements; appraising new product ideas and/or product or packaging changes
  • Work on a range of diverse product implementation options, requiring the detailed definition of product requirements (PRDs), technical and product account management, product delivery/deployment, sustenance and evolution
  • Provides information for management by preparing short-term and long-term product sales forecasts and special reports and analyses; answering questions and requests
  • Work with PM peers to align roadmaps and dependencies throughout the portfolio

About You: 

  • We are seeking a person that possesses a diverse, adaptable skill-set, including product management , software delivery, B2B2C deployment models, and customer engagement
  • You should be familiar with platform enablement that support various OS platforms, as well as knowledge on cloud services
  • Equally comfortable in front of partners and executives, presenting new products and technical opportunities, collaborating towards leading innovations
  • Excellent written, presentation, and analytic skills are required to manage the day-to-day operations of a partnership portfolio
  • With an attention to details, you understand the necessity to include research, validation, and prioritizing requirements, documenting ecosystem and product requirements, and evangelizing both internally and externally.
  • Understanding of security concepts is a plus
  • +5 years experience in a product management role
  • Agile software development experience
  • Prior experience with confluence or Jira


  • The ideal candidate is self-motivated, results oriented, passion about product development and product management
  • High integrity, excellent judgement — you’ll have access to sensitive information and must treat it appropriately
  • Highly collaborative — you recognize the value of sharing and learning from others
  • Intellectual curiosity — you're eager to learn new concepts; you're willing to admit you don’t know certain things, will ask for help, roll up your sleeves, and learn
  • Self-aware — you aren't complacent when it comes to personal growth; you’re receptive to feedback and eager to grow despite one's seniority
  • Sense of ownership — you have a mentality of “the buck stops with me” and always ask “what did I contribute to this situation?”
  • Brave, adaptable, calm under pressure — you’re unafraid to operate in high-pressure, chaotic situations

Company Benefits and Perks:

Our corporate culture and values are central to McAfee’s philosophy. Every day we embrace a more diverse workforce and inclusive environment. We are encouraged to bring our true selves to work. Our wide range of social communities & programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits, all allow our employees to feel valued as people, while enjoying positive and challenging work. Check out more: Careers & Life at McAfee.    Perks include:

  • Pension / Retirement Programs
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage Programs
  • Paid Time Off
  • Support for Community Involvement

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Shift 1 (United States of America)

Primary Location:

HQD1 - US - Plano TX

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