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Product Manager

Product Manager
by Admin on 04-25-2024 at 1:05 pm

Website PQShield

Location: Remote (within the UK); London or Oxford preferred. Some travel to our offices will be required from time-to-time

Department: Product Innovation & Security

About the role

PQShield is looking for an Experienced IP Product Manager to expand our Product team. Candidates should hold a degree in Electronic Engineering/Computer Science or equivalent. We hope that you have at least 7 years of experience, but also an open, research-oriented mindset.

*This is a highly technical role and you must have experience with embedded software, security architecture, and/or digital design. We would welcome applications from Engineers, Security Architects, Design Engineers who are looking to move into Product Management. 

We have been established since 2018, so you would be directly working with the founders and inventors of this deep tech startup. The technology is already a couple of years in the making, its feasibility having been established, funding secured, and it has a clear path to market. This is a great opportunity  for career progression and to get a head start in a rapidly expanding segment of the semiconductor industry (Post-Quantum Cryptography and RISC-V).

Our platform IP components come together as a RISC-V MCU based Sub-system with advanced (post-quantum) cryptography algorithm support and security features.

What you’ll be doing

  • Develop and execute a comprehensive product strategy for our PQPlatform and PQPerform families of hardware IP products
  • Conduct market research and competitive analysis to identify customer needs, market opportunities, and industry trends related to Post-Quantum Cryptography for platform security and hardware accelerators
  • Define product requirements, features, and roadmaps for our entire product portfolio of hardware and software products based on customer feedback, market insights, and latest technology developments
  • Work closely with tech leads and sales to align product roadmaps
  • Setup an automated workflow -integrated into existing Hubspot and JIRA workflows- to collect, manage, and prioritize product feature ideas with the goal to automatically create roadmaps
  • Measure product performance utilising data from hubspot and other data sources
  • Continuous improvement of our product development processes

Required Skills And Qualifications

  • Proven hands-on experience with integration of hardware security IP and architectures such as Arm, RISC-V, or x86, TRNG, PUF, masking, blinding, etc
  • Strong understanding of the semiconductor industry products, security IP market dynamics, and related technologies
  • A commitment to high quality in all areas of their work, including attention to detail
  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field

Specific Technologies You Are Confident Using

  • Atlassian JIRA Product Discovery
  • Atlassian JIRA
  • Hubspot

Preferred Skills And Qualifications

  • Track record of successfully launching and managing complex security IP products throughout their lifecycleExperience with hardware security industry standards
  • Experience with hardware security certifications
  • Knowledge of Industry standard SoC Security Architectures
  • Knowledge of tamper resistance and/or power side-channel security countermeasures
  • Experience working on secure element or smart cards designs.
  • Experience using Gitlab CI, or otherwise principles of continuous integration and testing.

Some of the perks of working with us:

  • Unparalleled opportunities to learn and accelerated career development.
  • A collaborative, team environment with people who truly love what they do.
  • Competitive salary and share option scheme.
  • Flexible and hybrid working, and a working from home budget.
  • Private health insurance for yourself and your family.
  • 25 days annual leave (plus bank holidays and two wellness weeks).
  • 50% gym membership discount.
  • The chance to work with a spirited, smart, and friendly team!

PQShield is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We’re passionate about talent and proud to foster an inclusive environment; all applicants will be considered regardless of their gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, and age.

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