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Staff Product Designer - Design Systems and Platform

SentinelOne

SentinelOne

Product, Design
Prague, Czechia
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024

About Us:

SentinelOne is defining the future of cybersecurity through our XDR platform that automatically prevents, detects, and responds to threats in real-time. Singularity XDR ingests data and leverages our patented AI models to deliver autonomous protection. With SentinelOne, organizations gain full transparency into everything happening across the network at machine speed – to defeat every attack, at every stage of the threat lifecycle.

We are a values-driven team where names are known, results are rewarded, and friendships are formed. Trust, accountability, relentlessness, ingenuity, and OneSentinel define the pillars of our collaborative and unified global culture. We're looking for people that will drive team success and collaboration across SentinelOne. If you’re enthusiastic about innovative approaches to problem-solving, we would love to speak with you about joining our team!

About the role

SentinelOne is instrumental in powering the cybersecurity landscape with cutting-edge technology that connects and creates value for administrators, analysts and security experts. As our design team is growing quickly and transforming its role in the organization, we are searching for an experienced UX Manager to develop the team and the design system further. You will report to the UX Director and will work with the Product Design team and collaborate with engineering managers & product managers to deliver value and innovations at scale with well-crafted, delightful, performant experiences that customers love.

You and your team will impact products that serve thousands of users from cybersecurity teams at enterprise and government customers across the globe (incl. 4 of Fortune 10 and hundreds of Global 2000) and protect tens of millions of endpoints every day. You will contribute to safeguarding the world’s creativity, communications, and commerce on devices and in the cloud.

What we are looking for?

  • Proven experience as a UX Manager with a specialization in design systems.
  • Strong organizational and communication skills with an understanding of remote working environments that span multiple time zones.
  • Ability to manage and negotiate expectations in a collaborative remote environment
  • Experience driving design improvements with a focus on the user experience.
  • Proficiency in organizing backlogs and maintaining transparent roadmaps for multiple functional teams.
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities and complex projects and the relevant details.

What you will do?

Vision and Strategy Development:

  • Collaborate with design, engineering, and product teams globally to develop and evolve a vision and strategy for the design system, ensuring it aligns with the unique needs of our cybersecurity product.
  • Elevate the end-to-end user experience for our enterprise solution across various touch-points, considering a diverse global user base and customers.
  • The ability to communicate and present design system strategy across organization so that it is utilized & understood

Backlog Management:

  • Take ownership of the backlog, including projects, features, components, and visual assets ensuring it accommodates the needs of remote teams.
  • Organize the backlog by priority and maintain a transparent roadmap across functional teams, facilitating effective remote collaboration.

Communication:

  • Demonstrate strong organizational and communication skills in working with cybersecurity experts, engineers, and external design collaborators across different time zones.
  • Manage and negotiate expectations within the team and with business partners
  • Strong asynchronous communication

Design Performance in High-Velocity Environment:

  • Drive design performance in the fast-paced and high-security environment of cybersecurity, considering the challenges of a remote-first work setting.
  • Work within constraints while ensuring the delivery of high-quality design system assets tailored for cybersecurity applications, with a focus on remote collaboration tools.
  • Over deliver on the asks
  • Meet and beat all deadlines

Innovation:

  • Offer unique creative solutions to address cybersecurity challenges encountered during the design system development, encouraging a global perspective.
  • Foster a culture of innovation within the design and development teams, focusing on enhancing cybersecurity user experiences through collaborative ideation.

Workflow:

  • Collaborate closely with team members globally to integrate the design system workflow seamlessly into the product projects.
  • Identify opportunities for workflow enhancements and improvements in collaboration between the design system team and domain teams across different regions.

Documentation and Support:

  • Work closely with the design system team to enhance documentation processes, ensuring clarity and accessibility for all team members in the cybersecurity domain, considering remote access.
  • Provide support and guidance to designers and developers globally in using the design system.

User-Centric Approach:

  • Collaborate with designers globally to understand user problems and pain points specific to cybersecurity, incorporating user-centric solutions into the design system workflow.
  • Ensure that the design system aligns with the security needs of users worldwide and contributes positively to the overall cybersecurity user experience.

What skills & knowledge you will bring

  • Bachelor's degree in Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Science, a related field, or equivalent practical experience.
  • 7+ years of experience in product design, specifically design systems and UX on complex, cross functional organizations.
  • 3 years as a UX/Product Design manager
  • Experience designing across multiple platforms and working with technical/design teams to create user flows, wireframes, and building user interface mockups and prototypes from concept to completion.
  • Experience using Figma, following brand and system guidelines and extending component libraries.
  • Experience collaborating with user research teams to understand our users goals & pain points to provide solutions that address those needs.
  • Strong storytelling aptitude with ability to orient our internal stakeholders to user problems and the rationale to back design decisions.
  • Knowledge of technical constraints and limitations in designing for platforms such as desktop and mobile, and the ability to lead products from scratch and improve features within a user-centered design process.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills in communicating and influencing product design strategy.

Why Us?

You will work on real-world problems and make an impact by protecting our customers from cyber threats. You will be joining a cutting-edge project and will be able to influence the architecture, design, and structure of our core platform. You will tackle extraordinary challenges and work with the very BEST in the industry.

On top of that we offer you

  • Guild of experienced product designers & design leaders with whom you can mutually enrich each other
  • Flexible working hours
  • In Prague & nearby we're working in a hybrid model with offices in Karlin (brand new Missouri Park)
  • Generous employee stock plan in the form of RSUs (restricted stock units) not options; 4 years vesting with 1-year cliff and then quarterly
  • Yearly bonus depending on the performance of the company, paid out in 2 installments
  • Flexible Time Off (on top of the standard 5 weeks of vacation)
  • Flexible Paid Sick Days
  • Fully Paid Short Term Sick/Short Term Nursing Leave
  • Global gender-neutral Parental Leave (16 weeks, beyond the leave provided by the local laws) & Grandparent Leave
  • Volunteering paid day off & Additional paid Company holidays off (e.g. 4 days in 2022)
  • Pension insurance contribution
  • Premium Life Insurance covered by S1
  • Monthly Meal & Wellbeing Allowance
  • Private medical care membership
  • Global Employee Assistance Program (confidential counseling related to both personal and work life matters)
  • High-end MacBook or Windows laptop, Home-office-setup gear & on top of that additional WFH Allowance
  • Udemy Business platform for Hard/Soft skills Training, internal mentoring 'MentorOne' & Support for your further educational activities/trainings
  • Above-standard referral bonus
  • On top of RSUs, you can benefit also from our attractive ESPP (employee stock purchase plan)
  • Refreshments and snacks at the offices
  • Optional company events for those who like to meet outside of work too (sport, BBQ, charity etc.)
  • DEI&B programs that promote employee resource groups like SentinelWIN (Women Inclusion Network), Blk@S1, Latinos@S1, Pan-Asian@S1, Out@S1 (LGBTQIA+) and Sentinels Who Served

SentinelOne is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, status as a protected veteran, status as an individual with a disability, or other applicable legally protected characteristics.

SentinelOne participates in the E-Verify Program for all U.S. based roles.