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Senior Product Manager, Source Code Management



Posted on Tuesday, July 18, 2023

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An Overview of This Role

We're looking for an experienced Sr. Product Manager to drive the roadmap for Source Code Management (SCM) at GitLab. This team owns our most mature, core capabilities in the product that enable teams to manage source code at a massive scale.

The Source Code Management team is responsible for contributing to the entire “SCM” use case that customers purchase GitLab for (Create Stage Direction), including close collaboration with peer teams Code Review and IDE. This core functionality within GitLab also includes capabilities such as branch management, merge request approval rules, and commit signing. These areas of the product are focused on making it easy and intuitive to manage source code so that it is secure, compliant, and encourages best development practices.

You’ll lead cross-functionally with other GitLab stages to ensure our teams can drive our core differentiators. You’ll enable GitLab to lead from a position of product maturity while contributing to the strategic direction of the Source Code Management capabilities, maintaining our lead and enabling our customers to ship software, faster.

What you’ll do

  • Work closely with internal development, technical field, marketing, and other product teams continuing to mature Source Code Management.
  • Ensure that the next milestone contains the most relevant items to customers, users, and us
  • Work with customers, users, and other teams to make feature proposals enticing, actionable, and small
  • Keep /direction up to date as our high-level roadmap
  • Ensure that we translate user demands to features that make them happy but keep the product UI clean and the codebase maintainable
  • Willingness to keep up with the maturing DevSecOps market finding ways to collaborate well beyond the scope of source code.

Additional core responsibilities of GitLab Product Managers.

What you’ll bring

  • Prior experience working with developer tooling
  • Experience managing stakeholders, including internally-facing product teams, senior executives, field sales teams, and customers.
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a cross-functional team in a large Product organization.
  • High-level technical understanding of how teams manage their source code at scale
  • Experience using developer tooling, especially “DevOps” platforms.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work cross-functionally, as Source Code/Create often contributes to and interacts with nearly every corner of the company.
  • Experience building features within enterprise SaaS and Self-hosted software platforms.

About the team

SCM is not only the most used function in GitLab but also the one with the longest history as it has been there from the beginning. As a result, the Source Code Management team juggles constant requests from customers and new areas of innovation. They are currently working on ways to solve some of the main shortcomings of Git, such as monorepos and binary files. We are working on ways to creatively enable customers who have run into these shortcomings, while still focusing on delivering an easy and intuitive source code management experience for all developer. You can read more about the current priorities and challenges on the SCM Product Direction page.

How GitLab will support you

Please note that we welcome interest from candidates with varying levels of experience; many successful candidates do not meet every single requirement. Additionally, studies have shown that people from underrepresented groups are less likely to apply to a job unless they meet every single qualification. If you're excited about this role, please apply and allow our recruiters to assess your application.

The base salary range for this role’s listed level is currently for residents of listed locations only. Grade level and salary ranges are determined through interviews and a review of education, experience, knowledge, skills, abilities of the applicant, equity with other team members, and alignment with market data. See more information on our benefits and equity. Sales roles are also eligible for incentive pay targeted at up to 100% of the offered base salary.
Colorado/Washington pay range
$127,600$246,200 USD
California/New York/New Jersey pay range
$127,600$273,600 USD

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