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Lead Product Manager

Req id:  5025

Richmond Hill, ON, CA



As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 


Do you get excited about innovation?  Are you looking to make an impact on the way the world's largest companies will do business in the future? OpenText is the leading global Enterprise Information Management company.  We offer reliable, innovative solutions to our customers as evidenced by our “leader” status in Gartner and Forrester reports. Our culture fosters flexibility and hard work which provides a great work/life balance for our teams.  


Examiners use OpenText EnCase Forensic solutions to perform thorough, digital investigations as they triage, collect, decrypt, index and search for data from the widest variety of digital evidence sources. From retail to financial institutions and government agencies, our field-tested and court-proven solutions are used by more than 75 of the Fortune 100 and hundreds of agencies worldwide.


The Opportunity


If you are passionate about building digital forensic solutions that corporations and government agencies depend on, then we are looking for you. As a Lead Product Manager in the Security business unit, you will join a growing, fast-paced team to design, build, and launch the next generation of digital forensic investigation tools. 


You are great at


  • Acquiring (or bringing) a deep understanding of the Digital Forensic and Incident Response markets, staying current with buying and competitive trends, identifying and defining the most relevant and valuable requirements to fill product gaps
  • Empathizing with field teams, partners, and customers to translate customer problems and requests into properly scoped and prioritized stories for agile development
  • Working closely with engineering to plan releases and sprints
  • Working with UX, Visual Design, and engineering teams to iteratively design user experiences and interfaces that are intuitive, efficient, and delight customers
  • Performing usability testing with field teams and key customers to gain valuable insight and validation to continually improve the product
  • Evangelizing product to field teams, partners, customers and industry analysts to build awareness and mindshare
  • Running customer and field advisory boards, presenting to C-level executives
  • Collaborate with Marketing and Sales to bring releases and new products efficiently to market
  • Presenting and demoing products effectively and concisely to audiences small or large, in person, virtually, or in recorded webinar settings


What it takes


  • 3+ years of Product Management experience with multiple successful software product launches or releases under the belt
  • Ability to lead effectively without direct authority
  • Experience defining personas, wireframes, prototypes, storyboards, user and task flows, user journey, etc.
  • Experience designing software products and interfacing with enterprise or government customers
  • Understanding of agile product management and engineering practices and a willingness to roll up the sleeves and do what it takes to build, release, and support successful products
  • Strong presentation, excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Collaborative mindset and ability to work with distributed, cross-functional teams
  • BS in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent preferred, Masters or MBA a plus
  • Knowledge of DFIR, EDR, EPP technologies and landscape preferred
  • Product Management or Marketing certifications a plus
  • Experience with managing products in Cloud environments a plus
  • Technical or working familiarity with modern Big Data and machine learning techniques a plus



At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email accommodationrequests@opentext.com. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws including but not limited to: Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA)Equal Employment Opportunity  and Employee Polygraph Protection Act


Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

Explore your career and your potential. Become an OpenText Voyager.

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