Product Manager - Guardian



Addison, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Note: Role is Hybrid in office 3 days per week

The Basics

As a Product Manager focused on Guardian, you will play a crucial role in driving the success of Tanium’s solutions across our entire platform. Tanium Guardian leverages the real-time, seamless, and autonomous power of the Tanium XEM platform, enhancing the ability to respond quickly and effectively to critical and high-severity issues by offering alerts, insights, and remediation actions.

We need a Product Manager with a track record of bringing innovative products to market and a super-power in developing and executing creative go-to-market strategies that result in cross-sale and up-sale opportunities across a suite of solutions. Experience using data to build product features that drive decision making (e.g., recommendations) is highly preferred.

This is an incredible opportunity to join Tanium’s pioneering mission to bring Guardian, alongside AEM into the mainstream.

What you’ll do

  • Act as a subject matter expert for internal teams and external stakeholders on Guardian and the features of Tanium’s Platform, benefits, and competitive differentiation.
  • Structure roadmap and strategy for Guardian alongside Tanium platform vision.
  • Develop and execute go-to-market strategies for new product launches, feature releases, and enhancements.
  • Conduct market research and analysis to identify customer needs, market trends, and competitive landscape.
  • Collaborate with sales, marketing, engineering, research and customer success teams to define product positioning, messaging, and pricing/ packaging strategies.
  • Create product collateral, sales enablement materials, and marketing campaigns to support go-to-market initiatives.
  • Monitor and analyze key performance indicators (KPIs) to track product adoption, revenue growth, and market share.
  • Drive cross-functional alignment and communication to ensure successful execution of go-to-market plans.
  • Continuously evaluate market feedback, customer insights, and industry developments to inform product roadmap and strategy.
  • Monitor industry trends and emerging technologies and make recommendations for adoption or integration

We’re looking for someone with:


  • BA/BS degree from a leading undergraduate institution


  • 3 to 5 years Enterprise Software experience, with a foundational understanding of IT Operations and Security personas, workflows and priorities
  • 3 to 5 years of experience supporting IT operations, IT Security, IT service, and IT systems management products from a consulting or vendor point of view
  • 3 to 5 years experience working with customers and internal research and engineering teams to understand use cases and requirements
  • Demonstrated ability to work alongside UX and internal research teams to generate insights that communicate clearly and focus on actionable insights
  • Minimum 3 years hands on experience with IT operations and systems management products
  • Demonstrated success in working with engineering teams to plan, develop and launch successful software products
  • Ability to think strategically in defining product roadmap, in concert with thinking tactically to define product specifications


  • Willingness to take on firmly entrenched competitors with creative approaches to technology, and tenacious pursuit to build and grow a product’s customer base
  • Excellent communicator with an intuition for technology and software business strategy, especially as related to ServiceNow
  • Intuition to identify greenfield (or neglected) markets that align with Tanium’s platform and present opportunities for rapid growth
  • Ability to establish and nurture strong customer champions for a product that can serve as its advocates and its advisory board
  • Strong written communication, verbal communication and presentation skills
  • Adept at understanding and navigating organizations in order to inspire and influence internal and external customers

About Tanium

Tanium, the industry’s only provider of converged endpoint management (XEM), leads the paradigm shift in legacy approaches to managing complex security and technology environments. Only Tanium protects every team, endpoint, and workflow from cyber threats by integrating IT, Operations, Security, and Risk into a single platform that delivers comprehensive visibility across devices, a unified set of controls, and a common taxonomy for a single shared purpose: to protect critical information and infrastructure at scale. Tanium has been named to the Forbes Cloud 100 list for six consecutive years and ranks on Fortune’s list of the Best Large Workplaces in Technology. In fact, more than half of the Fortune 100 and the U.S. armed forces trust Tanium to protect people; defend data; secure systems; and see and control every endpoint, team, and workflow everywhere. That’s the power of certainty. Visit and follow us on LinkedIn and Twitter.

On a mission. Together.

At Tanium, we are stewards of a culture that emphasizes the importance of collaboration, respect, and diversity. In our pursuit of revolutionizing the way some of the largest enterprises and governments in the world solve their most difficult IT challenges, we are strengthened by our unique perspectives and by our collective actions.

We are an organization with stakeholders around the world and it’s imperative that the diversity of our customers and communities is reflected internally in our team members. We strive to create a diverse and inclusive environment where everyone feels they have opportunities to succeed and grow because we know that only together can we do great things.

Each of our team members has 5 days set aside as volunteer time off (VTO) to contribute to the communities they live in and give back to the causes they care about most.

What you’ll get

The annual base salary range for this full-time position is $95,000 to $285,000. This range is an estimate for what Tanium will pay a new hire. The actual annual base salary offered may be adjusted based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to, location, education, skills, training, and experience.

In addition to an annual base salary, team members will receive equity awards and a generous benefits package consisting of medical, dental and vision plan, family planning benefits, health savings account, flexible spending account, transportation savings account, 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match, life, accident and disability coverage, business travel accident insurance, employee assistance programs, disability insurance, and other well-being benefits.

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