Principal Product Manager


What we do:
Halcyon is the industry’s first dedicated, adaptive security platform that combines multiple proprietary advanced prevention engines along with AI models focused specifically on stopping ransomware.

Who we are:
Halcyon was formed in 2021 by a team of cyber industry veterans after battling the scourge of ransomware (and advanced threats) for years at some of the largest global security vendors. Comprised of leaders from Cylance (now Blackberry), Accuvant (now Optiv), Fireye and ISS X-Force (now IBM), Halcyon is focused on building products and solutions for mid-market and enterprise customers.

As a remote-native, completely distributed global team, we recognize great talent can exist anywhere. We invite you to apply to a job you’re interested in and we'll work a plan to meet your needs.

The Role:

Halcyon’s goal is to deliver an anti-ransomware solution that breaks new ground as to what a security product can deliver.  Aligned with this goal, Halcyon is looking for a Principal Product Manager to be a foundational leader within the product organization.  The Principal Product Manager at Halcyon will be a player coach responsible for driving the success and expansion of the Halcyon anti-ransomware platform.

As a Principal Product Manager at Halcyon, you will be both a strategic leader and a hands-on contributor, responsible for propelling the Halcyon anti-ransomware platform to new heights. Collaborating with cross-functional teams, you will shape the product roadmap, set ambitious goals, and ensure flawless execution to safeguard commercial and enterprise customers from ransomware threats.


  • Strategic Leadership: Develop and drive the product vision, roadmap, and strategy, aligning with Halcyon’s mission to deliver groundbreaking security solutions.

  • Product Roadmap Ownership: Define, own, and drive the product roadmap, ensuring alignment with business goals and customer needs.

  • Product Requirements: Translate business goals and customer requirements into detailed use cases, user stories, and product specifications.

  • Cross-Functional Collaboration: Work closely with Halcyon founders, engineering leaders, support, sales, and marketing teams to ensure cohesive product growth, execution, and leadership.

  • Customer Engagement: Engage frequently with customers, prospects, and industry analysts to articulate Halcyon’s value proposition and gather valuable insights.

  • Business and Technical Acumen: Bridge customer business requirements with emerging threat landscape trends, translating business goals and customer needs into actionable use cases, user stories, and product requirements.

  • Product Execution: Collaborate effectively with engineering teams to ensure the successful delivery of product features and roadmap milestones.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Proven Experience: 8+ years of demonstrated success in product management roles, particularly in cybersecurity.

  • Strong Communicator: Ability to clearly articulate business goals and customer value, and convey complex technical concepts to diverse stakeholders.

  • Customer-Centric: Experience interacting with customers and industry analysts, with a focus on understanding and addressing their needs.

  • Technical Proficiency: Strong technical background, enabling effective collaboration with engineering teams and translating requirements into technical terms.

  • Leadership Skills: Ability to inspire and lead cross-functional teams, driving product success through collaboration and strategic vision.

  • Pricing and Packaging Expertise: Proven experience in developing and managing product pricing and packaging strategies to maximize market penetration and profitability.

  • Endpoint Security Knowledge: Extensive experience with Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) and Endpoint Protection Platform (EPP) products, demonstrating a deep understanding of the endpoint security landscape.


 Halcyon offers the following benefits to eligible employees:

  • Comprehensive healthcare (medical, dental, and vision) with premiums paid in full for employees and dependents.

  • 401k plan with a generous employer contribution.

  • Short and long-term disability coverage, basic life and AD&D insurance plans.

  • Medical and dependent care FSA options.

  • Flexible PTO policy.

  • Parental leave.

  • Generous equity offering.

The Company reserves the right to modify or change these benefits programs at any time, with or without notice.​

Base Salary Range: $150,000 - $200,000

Bonus Target: 20%

In accordance with applicable state and federal laws, the range provided is Halcyon’s reasonable estimate of the base compensation for this role. The actual amount may differ based on non-discriminatory factors such as experience, knowledge, skills, abilities, and location. Base pay is one part of the total package that is provided to compensate and recognize employees for their work, and this role may be eligible for additional discretionary bonuses/incentives, and equity in the Company.

We understand it takes a diverse team of highly intelligent, passionate, curious, and creative people to develop the exceptional product we are building. Our dynamic team has incredible perspectives to share, just as we know you do, and we take great pride in being an equal opportunity employer.


Job Profile


Disability coverage Flexible PTO Flexible PTO policy FSA options Healthcare Life and AD&D insurance Parental leave Short and long-term disability


Business Cybersecurity EDR Endpoint Security Engineering Leadership Pricing and packaging Product Management Sales

  • Business and Technical Acumen
  • Cross-Functional Collaboration
  • Customer engagement
  • Product Execution
  • Product Requirements
  • Product Roadmap Ownership
  • Strategic leadership

8+ years