Software Product Manager

Job description


Our company

ProtonMail was born at the European Organization for Nuclear Research (CERN) in 2013 when a group of scientists and engineers envisioned an email service that empowers people to own their private data and keeps them safe from mass surveillance. Since then, ProtonMail has become the world’s largest secure email provider, with over 20 million users and a profitable business model. Our mission extends beyond email: we’re building a better Internet through other privacy-focused services, including ProtonVPN, ProtonCalendar, and ProtonDrive. We are looking for passionate people to join our growing team and help us build a suite of security tools that safeguard privacy online build a better Internet.


What you will do:

  • Act as the Product Manager for one of Proton’s products, making sure we build the product which servers our users, in the right order and with the right features
  • Communicate with tech teams to understand our technology and dependencies, determine feasibility and make the right tradeoffs where necessary
  • Conduct product and market research, propose features and define their scope for existing and new products, together with other members of the product team
  • Create high fidelity concepts / mockups and paint a vision of an engaging and delightful user experience
  • Collaborate with other teams to make sure that our products are properly integrated with each other to provide best possible user experience
  • Propose prioritization for features and products within your responsibility and make sure they are in line with other product’s timelines
  • As a “Proton”, but especially so as a product person, at times do what is needed outside of this responsibility list to get products and features shipped

Job requirements

  • More than 3 years of experience as a user-centered Software Product Manager is a MUST
  • Experience in managing a software product from ideation to launch, working closely with engineering and design teams is a MUST
  • Experience in both mobile (iOS, Android) and desktop (Mac OSX, Windows, Responsive web) based products is a MUST
  • Ability to understand the market dynamics and propose a positioning for relevant products and features
  • Ability to understand the company’s technology (e.g. encryption) at a deep level
  • Demonstrated sense for shaping delightful and effortless User Experiences
  • Experience in multi-products / partnership ecosystems is a plus
  • Leadership and Management skills (i.e. proven ability to motivate, lead, and drive teams, often without direct command) is a Plus
  • Strong Project Management skills (i.e. ability to manage time efficiently, delegate responsibility effectively, solve problems quickly, present persuasively and communicate clearly) is a Plus


Why work at ProtonMail?

  • We work on interesting, challenging problems every day. There is never a dull moment.
  • Our startup culture means everyone’s opinion matters. You can have a significant impact.
  • Our rapid growth means there are many opportunities for advancement.
  • The chance to do something meaningful. ProtonMail protects dissidents, journalists, and activists. Our work saves lives.
  • Be part of something bigger. Millions of people and businesses around the world have embraced our idea of an Internet where privacy and security are the default. Join the privacy revolution that is changing the world.


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