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Senior Product Manager (Open-Source) Full-time

Published at 2021-11-02 - Viewed: 1923 times - r2c (Worldwide/Remote)

About r2c
Our mission is to make world-class software security available to everyone. This means building program analysis tools that are open source, easy to use, powerful, and fast. It also means building a team with security expertise and a passion for great developer experiences. Most of all, it means working with honesty and respect in a diverse community of dreamers and builders. We’ve redefined static analysis tooling by committing to all of these, and turned our project, Semgrep, into an essential safeguard for code at Snowflake, Dropbox, and more.

About the role
Your mission will be to turn Semgrep into the world’s most popular open-source static analysis tool. As a Senior Product Manager for the Semgrep command line team, you will find and set the north star for this open-source and community-focused work. You’ll collaborate with r2c’s engineers, program-analysis experts, security researchers, and marketing team to drive the success of your product. Semgrep has a vibrant community of external contributors and users who you’ll engage with daily (see our

Through r2c’s culture of collaboration and impact, you’ll see, and influence, the decisions that make an early-stage startup successful. As a member of a small product team, your contributions and decisions will affect every aspect of what we build and do. You will help mature and grow the product team as it defines “great” in the security and developers tools space.

You will

  • Act as product owner for the OSS product by establishing a vision, defining measurable goals, and tracking progress through rapid iteration
  • Direct and help drive the growth of our product organization through the coaching of other product managers, hiring, and strategy discussion
  • Collaborate across the company with engineering, analytics, marketing, design, and sales as a creative product thinker

You are ideal for this role if you have

  • Worked with, contributed to, and/or are passionate about open-source software or have built successful online communities
  • You have a Bachelor’s degree in a STEM field or equivalent technical experience
  • You have 4+ years of experience in product management or related roles
  • You obsess over your users and the problems they’re trying to solve
  • You do whatever it takes to make your product and team successful whether that means responding to a GitHub Issue, sketching a design, or pushing some code

What we offer
Our goal is to competitively and fairly compensate every r2cer with a system that equally rewards those who are vocal and those who are less comfortable making demands during the final steps of the hiring process. To that end, we generate internal compensation bands that are used when discussing and negotiating salaries. We update these based on market data to make sure they’re above the average for comparable roles.

We also invest in our employees’ well-being and long term success with comprehensive health plans, generous vacation time, 401k matching, learning stipends, and more. Our benefits are for everyone, so that you’re taken care of, and we work with individuals to make sure they have what they need, whether that’s quiet work space, adjusted hours, or any other accommodation.

Who we are
We have people from France and the Philippines, physics and philosophy, formal methods research and full fledged corporations. We’re new parents and new grads, aspiring authors and aspiring Americans, dog lovers and dogfooders. We get together often to bike, bake, and meet up in parks. In our interactions, we believe respect and honesty go hand in hand, and prioritize both.

r2c is an equal-opportunity employer seeking a diverse range of backgrounds. We value who you are — including your cultural heritage, your socioeconomic status, your age, your race, your gender, your sexual orientation, your disabilities. We value what’s vitally important to you — your family, your religion, your politics. We value what you love in this world — your music, your weekend pursuits. We believe in welcoming varied professional backgrounds, educations, and interests. If you’re exceptional in your role, believe in r2c’s mission, and treat r2c’s values as your own, you belong here.

You will need working proficiency and communication skills in verbal and written English. We work as a hybrid on-site / remote organization. r2c primarily works in the Pacific, Eastern, and Central EU time zones.

To apply, please email your resume to and include FOSS JOBS in your subject line

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