Product Manager
Posted on 9/14/2023

51-200 employees

Universal code search software
Company Overview
Sourcegraph's mission is to make it so everyone, in every community, in every country, and in every industry can create products using the best technology. Sourcegraph is developing the world's most advanced code search navigation platform with brilliant dreamers around the globe.

Company Stage

Series D

Total Funding





San Francisco, California

Growth & Insights

6 month growth


1 year growth


2 year growth

Experience Level
Desired Skills
  • 5 years working as a product manager
  • Demonstrated leadership skills and ability to drive and influence product strategy across engineering, design, and distribution
  • Deep knowledge of the needs of enterprise customers, not just the core workflows but common supporting requirements like support, security, privacy and auditing
  • Experience working as a software engineer. This is a very technical role and requires software engineering experience to effectively communicate with engineers and make educated decisions affecting product scope and performance at scale
  • Strong understanding of Git and Git workflows
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, technical writing ability, and use of data to back up your arguments
  • Ability to stay focused on goals and strategically prioritize work
  • Deep passion for developer tools and productivity enhancements
  • [15m] Hiring Manager Screen - Chris Sells
  • [45m] Engineering Collaboration - Thorsten Ball & Erika Rice Scherpelz
  • [60m] Overview of Past Projects (requires preparation) - Chris Sells, Kevin Chen, Ryan Phillips, Rob Rhyne & Taylor Sperry
  • [30m] Values Interview
  • [30m] Leadership - Steve Yegge or Beyang Liu
  • Successfully lead a development team by running planning meetings, attending retrospectives and daily standups. Fully own the team backlog and identify high value features that align to the product vision. Leads requirements gathering effort on upcoming epics
  • Work closely with designers and engineering leads to scope complexity of upcoming features. Understand technical complexity when approaching epics and larger initiatives. Understand tradeoffs of time to build vs value to the customer. Able to communicate and negotiate tradeoffs with stakeholders to drive prioritization
  • Identify and scope appropriate MVP feature sets as they relate to the larger efforts of the product team
  • Write and communicate release documentation highlighting the customer pain point and the end solution
  • Drive the strategy for the suite of products you're responsible for, making a real-world impact on the adoption and retention of customers
  • Establish, track, and report progress on product metrics and KPIs for Product Leadership and internal stakeholders
  • Identify key success metrics for a product surface and take ownership for evangelizing the surface with all Sourcegraph stakeholders
  • Conduct product feedback interviews with customers to solicit and gather feedback on existing features, as well as speak to new features coming up in development
  • Become certified in presenting the Product Vision to customers. Become comfortable talking about product vision with external stakeholders