Product Manager - Quarks AppShield

QuarksAppShield · Paris, Paris
Department QuarksAppShield
Employment Type CDI
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Job title: Product Manager - Quarks AppShield

Job type: Full-time employment

Location: France

Remote: Possible

Works with: Quarks AppShield Engineering, Sales, Marketing, and Customer Care teams

Reports to: Chief Technology Officer




Quarkslab is a French company specializing in information security R&D, consulting and software development. Our expertise is in combining offensive and defensive security to help organizations adopt a new security posture: Force the attackers, not the defender, to adapt constantly. Through our consulting services as well as our software we provide tailored solutions to organizations, helping them to protect their assets, sensitive data, and users against increasingly sophisticated attacks.


Quarkslab is an avid and active user of, and contributor to, Open Source Software and develops and maintains state-of-the-art security tools such as [LIEF]( , [QBDI](, [Triton](,[Irma](, and [several other projects](

We develop two commercial software products: [Quarks Flow](, a platform to automate and orchestrate security analysis of files at scale, and [Quarks AppShield](, advanced code and data protection software to disrupt code lifting, reverse engineering and tampering attacks.

What is Quarks AppShield?

At Quarkslab we develop Quarks AppShield, a software for application protection. Our solutions include a tool to protect Java/Kotlin programs and a C/C++ code-obfuscator based on LLVM, white-box cryptography library, a RASP frameworkdigital vault and remote attestation solutions. All these components help to increase the security of applications and firmware/middleware to protect IP, APIs, secrets and every sensitive information used or provided by software

Job Description

We are looking for an experienced Product Manager to provide a leading role in building and implementing our vision of what our security products should deliver to our customers.


Ability to contribute to a product's vision and to manage its roadmap, taking inputs from various sources, and making sure that we properly prioritize requests and deliver in time and with quality are keys to the role of the Product Manager at Quarkslab. We are looking for someone with a culture in software development and security, motivation, and experience.


As Product Manager, you will build the product definition and enablement aspects, its go-to-market strategy together with the product marketing,  roadmap and feature definition. You will interact with software engineering, sales, marketing, security research, customers, and partners to define, prioritize and explain the product roadmap and featuresTogether with the product marketing, you will be in charge of driving the sales enablement to sell your products (product's selling argumentation, messaging, trainings, collaterals). Written and oral communication skills are crucial to the role. Critical thinking, ability to listen to all stakeholders with an open mind, and to clearly articulate product decisions and priorities are just as important.


Last but not least, you must be comfortable with capturing and prioritizing software requirements (both high and detailed levels), balancing them and planning the timely delivery of products that fulfil them.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Interact with our customers and markets to understand their security problems, immediate and long term needs, and find out how best to help them.
  • Define and prioritize the product roadmap. Articulate clearly what is the product, where it is going and what value it provides to customers and partners and have it agreed by the product committee.
  • Facilitate product development and sales by equipping each of them with guidance and adequate resources for the job.
  • Orchestrate the go-to-market strategy for the product.
  • Enhance SWOT and competitive product analysis.
  • Define product quality, security, and performance expectations, release dates, sign off product releases.

Who you are

The skills or knowledge we think you should have:

  • Strong focus on customer care and delivery of product value.
  • 4+ years as technical product manager.
  • Professional experience and interest in information security and InfoSec products.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Fluent in French and English (written, spoken).
  • Have expertise around software protection, as a defender or attacker.

But also, it would be nice if you:

  • Have past experience as a software developer.
  • Have past experience either in the mobile or IoT market.
  • Wrote technical documents, white papers, and presentations. Presented technical topics at industry events.

Why work at Quarkslab?

Work with an amazing team, eager to learn and play with new approaches and technologies, mixing various skills (security, compilation, program analysis, reverse engineering, software engineering). International environment with offices in Paris and Buenos Aires (team croissants vs. team asado), representations in Tokyo and Singapore.

  • Attend conferences in your field, learn from many internal events (weekly conference, trainings, research activities).
  • Contribute and support Open Source Software: Our own tools and other people's projects.
  • Flexible work hours, work from home.
  • Premium health insurance.

Our recruitment process:

  1. Call with our talent acquisition manager.
  2. Video call with the Hiring Manager.
  3. Interview with C-Level, Sales & Marketing, QAS business unit and HR Manager at Quarkslab's Office (or remote due to Covid).
  4. HR debrief and job offer.

      Quarkslab is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or gender identity. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know and we will be happy to accommodate.

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