Optimus is a critical service helping CIS advance security best practice implementations within enterprises around the world. Optimus is a developer-facing service that transforms the world-renowned CIS Benchmarks from a CIS-proprietary format into standards-based automation formats. The data can then be used in automated security assessment workflows including vendor solutions and CIS's own Configuration Assessment Tool, CIS-CAT Pro
As the Product Owner for Optimus, you'll be working closely with CIS vendor members and internal software development teams to deliver Optimus transforms and enable third-party integrations.
What You'll Do:
Engage and work directly with users - conceive, prototype, test, repeat
Identify and build relationships with stakeholders to positively manage risks to value, usability, feasibility, and viability
Contribute to persona development and maintenance
Discover, understand, and add value propositions aligned with our purpose, thereby contributing to the continuous improvement of our business model
Serve as the Point of Contact for the team when communicating with sales, marketing and other functions at CIS
Produce and maintain relevant product documentation; Plan and sign off on product releases and communicate the product’s delivery forecast as necessary.
Other tasks and responsibilities as assigned
What You'll Need:
Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science or related field*
4+ years' Product Owner/Product Manager and/or UX design experience
Demonstrated mastery of Agile Methodologies, technical understanding of products, and up-to-date on industry standards and best practices
Direct experience in the security automation space
Ability to travel up to 20%
Must be authorized to work in the United States
It's a Plus if You Have:
6+ years Product Owner/Product Manager and/or UX design experience
Experience working with wireframes and diagraming tools
Experience with Project Management related tools, preferably Jira/Confluence
Significant experience with OVAL, XCCDF, and other SCAP-related standards
Expert knowledge of XML, JSON, and related serialization processing
Coding/software development experience
Direct experience with serverless architectures in AWS, specifically API Gateway, Lambda, and S3
Substantial Product Owner/Product Management experience with developer-facing APIs/integrations (i.e. pub/sub models) and data transformation systems
Demonstrated understanding of API/integration-related security considerations
- Additional years of relevant experience or a combination of an Associate’s degree or equivalent and relevant experience may be substituted for the Bachelor’s degree.
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