Principal Product Manager
API Security
Posted on 9/26/2023

1,001-5,000 employees

Edge cloud platform for optimizing web and app performance
Company Overview
Fastly offers a secure and efficient edge cloud platform, trusted by leading companies like Reddit, Pinterest, and The New York Times, to enhance website and application performance. It provides a unique competitive advantage with its serverless compute platform, Compute@Edge, which allows businesses to optimize delivery and response times by running code within the CDN itself. The company's culture emphasizes smart solutions and seamless integration, making it an ideal workplace for those interested in cutting-edge technology and global scalability.
Data & Analytics

Company Stage

Series F

Total Funding





San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Denver, CO, USA
Experience Level
Desired Skills
Data Analysis
  • In depth, hands-on experience as a Product Manager in Cybersecurity or Application, Cloud, or Networking Security
  • Strong technical background with a deep understanding of web applications firewalls, application security and related technologies
  • Combination of deep technical acuity and a customer-focused mindset
  • Demonstrated success in driving product strategy, roadmap planning and product launches
  • Strong leadership capabilities with the ability to lead, mentor and motivate cross-functional teams
  • Knowhow to drive monetization and business model strategy from a deep understanding of customers, markets and technologies
  • Experience aligning with cross-functional teams to launch high-impact projects
  • Hands-on experience with business performance analytics and demonstrated success in growing key business metrics
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills, with the ability to engage and influence stakeholders at all levels and operate at strategic and at a tactical level
  • Experience translating vision into actionable requirements
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Get stuff done attitude with strong sense of accountability
  • San Francisco, CA
  • Los Angeles, CA
  • Denver, CO
  • New York City, NY
  • We have a huge impact. Fastly is a small company with a big reach. Not only do our customers have a tremendous user base, but we also support a growing number of open source projects and initiatives. Outside of code, employees are encouraged to share causes close to their heart with others so we can help lend a supportive hand
  • We love distributed teams. Fastly's home-base is in San Francisco, but we have multiple offices and employees sprinkled around the globe. As a new hire, you will be able to attend our IN-PERSON new hire orientation in our San Francisco office! It is an exciting week-long experience that we offer to new employees to build connections with colleagues across Fastly, participate in hands-on learning opportunities, and immerse yourself in our culture firsthand
  • We value diversity. Growing and maintaining our inclusive and diverse team matters to us. We are committed to being a company where our employees feel comfortable bringing their authentic selves to work and have the ability to be successful -- every day
  • We are passionate. Fastly is chock full of passionate people and we're not 'one size fits all'. Fastly employs authors, pilots, skiers, parents (of humans and animals), makeup geeks, coffee connoisseurs, and more. We love employees for who they are and what they are passionate about
  • You'll develop a deep understanding of customer needs, shape and execute product roadmap with customer centric focus, considering market trends, competitive landscape and ultimately drive business impact across the entire security product suite at Fastly
  • You'll be a strong internal advocate for customers, liaise with other Security product managers and key stakeholders across sales, engineering and program management functions in order to deliver stellar products to Fastly's customers to sustain revenue growth, decrease inefficiencies for Fastly's security business and drive customer adoption and engagement
  • You'll combine qualitative research with quantitative analysis to, uncover business insights and derive clear and concise narratives that optimize our product decisions
  • You'll simplify complex or ambiguous customer needs into clear-cut, concise strategy, and are comfortable communicating this in written and visual form and into clear product requirements and drive executable initiatives
  • You'll be highly efficient in driving cross-organizational initiatives, with strong communication skills and broad understanding of Fastly's overall business
  • You'll have high visibility in your role and you will have the opportunity to articulate security product strategy, roadmap and customer impact to the extended product and leadership teams
  • You'll own and drive the product lifecycle from ideation through implementation and launch
  • You'll develop and lead a comprehensive go-to-market strategy while collaborating with marketing, sales, customer support teams to ensure effective product positioning, messaging, and enablement
  • You'll establish yourself as a technical expert and trusted advisor with the ability to evangelize security products to technical users, business stakeholders and industry analysts
Desired Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field. MBA or advanced degree is a plus