Product Owner - Remote..

  • Sonatype
  • United States
  • 02 Apr, 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 Product Manager you will:

  • Lead a product team to drive the evolution of a product/product area within Sonatype’s product portfolio to serve customer needs and achieve Sonatype’s business objectives.
  • Evangelize the product vision, within and outside Sonatype, and shape the product strategy with others in the Product Management organization.
  • Lead product discovery: Identifying market/customer problems and pain points; rapidly proposing, validating and de-risking solution ideas in as lean and cost-effective way possible, in close collaboration with the team UX Designer and Technical Lead, and with Product Marketing and other stakeholders, as necessary.
  • Proactively talk to customers and users to understand their perspective, needs, and problems.
  • Develop and analyze metrics to understand customer behavior, user behavior, market dynamics, and product performance to make informed strategic product decisions.
  • Manage an objectives-based roadmap which supports Sonatype’s broader objectives, and align the product team and key stakeholders behind them.
  • Measure success against objectives and business outcomes, not feature delivery.
  • Communicate information broadly. Support product delivery in close collaboration with the engineering team and other stakeholders, as necessary.
  • Contribute and support our culture of continuous improvement, participating in team retrospectives, providing feedback to other functional members, listening to feedback, etc.


We are looking for someone who is:

  • Passionate about solving complex business, usability, and customer problems. 
  • Focus on delivering value and business outcomes.
  • Knowledgeable about modern Product Management philosophy and methods; experienced in shipping winning products.
  • Effective at synthesizing information from multiple sources and consolidating them into clear priority to align team(s).An excellent communicator, capable of speaking with customers, executives, and groups across the organization.
  • An effective team player and capable of driving the objectives and priorities of one or more Agile teams.


Qualities you possess:

  • Have 5+ years of experience working within a product development organization and 3+ years leading a product with a team of 5 or more developers working on a software product portfolio.
  • Experience in an Agile development environment using lean practices.
  • Experience working with Data. Tools such as, Looker & Databricks.
  • Data Science background.


Not required but nice to have:

  • Experience working with a fully remote product development organization
  • Experience working as part of a high-growth software product company
  • Up-to-date understanding of market trends and best practices in the software development tooling vertical and keen interest in following emerging technologies.
  • Experience working on a B2B enterprise productDevOps and/or InfoSec experience


Things that We are Proud of:

  • 2023 Fast Company Best Places for Innovators
  • 2023 Leader in Forrester-Wave for Software Compensation Analysis
  • 2023 Gartner's Magic Quadrant
  • 2023 Software Report's Top 100 Software Companies
  • 2023 BuiltIn Best Places to Work
  • 2022 Frost & Sullivan Technology Innovation Leader Award
  • 2022 PeerSpot Silver Peer Award in Software Composition Analysis
  • 2022 Tech Ascension Best DevOps Security Solution Award
  • 2022 NVCT Cyber Company of the Year
  • Company Wellness Week - We shut down company operations for a week to enable all employees to spend time pursuing personal growth and enjoying much needed and deserved rest. 
  • Diversity & Inclusion Working Groups
  • Parental Leave Policy
  • Paid Volunteer Time Off (VTO)

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.