Senior Manager Competitive Intelligence

  • Sonatype
  • Canada
  • 22 Jan, 2024
Full time

Job Description

Sonatype is the software supply chain management company. We're on a mission to change how the world innovates by making software development easier. From running the world's largest repository of Java open-source components (Maven Central) to inventing componentized software development and then software supply chain management to creating the only solution that stops malicious open-source malware in its tracks, we're constantly leading the industry while helping thousands of customers manage open source every day.

Already used by 15 million developers, we have lofty goals for our technology to be in the hands of every engineering team. And we need you to do that. Join us!

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As a leading competitive intelligence professional, this is an outstanding opportunity to build and lead a competitive intelligence center of excellence for a growing organization. In this role, you would build a competitive intelligence center of excellence from the ground up with a focus on consistency, speed and accuracy. Also, in this role, you would be responsible for the development and curation of a competitive information repository, which includes competitive playbooks. Also, you would set the strategic priorities for this competitive intelligence function.


As a Senior Manager of Competitive Intelligence Manager, you will:

  • Actively collaborate with cross-functional teams, including sales engineers, to build depth and breadth of competitor intelligence
  • Leverage a variety of both external and internal data sources to develop intelligence on competitors
  • Respond dynamically to emerging competitors with relevant information
  • Be able to translate information into relevant “so what” and “why” insights for a variety of audiences, including sellers, partners, marketers and product managers
  • Direct, coach and mentor team members in the competitive intelligence and win/loss functions


Qualities you possess:

  • We are seeking a highly ambitious individual to join our growing team who can articulate a strategy and outline the tactical steps to get things done. We welcome professionals with insatiable inquisitiveness combined with rock-star communication skills who can share insights succinctly and impactfully to a variety of audiences! We encourage you to embrace new ways of doing things, including to leveraging automation and new methods of information gathering versus manual processes. You should have a high degree of comfort working cross-functionally in a high-feedback, fast paced work environment.


Not required by nice to have:

  • Previous professional experience working for a software company
  • Experience working with a fully remote product development organization.

At Sonatype, we value diversity and inclusivity. We offer perks such as parental leave, diversity and inclusion working groups, and flexible working practices to allow our employees to show up as their whole selves. We are an equal-opportunity employer, and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please do not hesitate to let us know.