Stacklok is an innovative software supply chain security startup founded by Kubernetes co-founder, Craig McLuckie and Sigstore founder, Luke Hinds. Our mission is to make it easier to securely develop software. With our deep expertise in open-source technologies and commitment to enhancing software security, we are seeking highly skilled and motivated individuals to join our team. This is a rare opportunity to join a startup at an early stage, and to be part of a team that is committed to building something truly innovative and impactful. Learn more about Stacklok’s mission, virtues, and leadership, HERE.


This is a hybrid-remote role requiring on-site work at our London office, 3 days per week. Our office is located in the WeWork at 1 Mark Square London, EC2A 4EG

Elevator Pitch

Stacklok is seeking a Staff Product Manager to define product strategy for Trusty, a free-to-use service that helps developers make safer dependency choices by understanding the activity level and risk profile of an open source package. Trusty is a critical part of Stacklok’s mission to make it easier for developers to securely develop software. You will play a pivotal role defining compelling and competitively differentiated capabilities, communicating our roadmap to internal and external stakeholders, understanding our users deeply, and bringing new capabilities to market. This is a unique opportunity to drive early product strategy in the confluence of developer tools, AI/ML, and security, and have an outsized impact on product direction at a fast-paced startup.

Role Success: 6-12 Month Expectations

  • Understand the market, competition, and user requirements in depth within the first 3 months of joining. This will require you to consume material voraciously, get hands-on experience with existing tools, and dive into discussions with users.
  • Partner with Stacklok founders and VP of Product to refine and map the corporate strategy to specific product requirements within the first 6 months of joining, leveraging your understanding of the market and Stacklok’s core differentiators. This will require you to identify differentiating capabilities, understand user needs deeply, and clearly communicate how your vision will drive adoption and business impact.
  • Partner with engineering to deliver and launch new features within the first 6-12 months of joining, evaluate their performance, and iterate quickly. This will require a data-driven approach and an ability to collaborate closely with and influence teams including engineering and marketing.

In this Role, You will have the Opportunity to:

  • Use your deep insights into target markets, the competitive landscape, user needs, and industry trends to inform product strategy and drive short- and long-term feature definition.
  • Establish and track key performance indicators and success metrics for Trusty, and use data and feedback to inform product decisions and priorities.
  • Partner with engineering to drive successful feature releases. You will be engineering’s connection to our users and will be responsible for bringing them along for the ride.
  • Engage frequently with users and community members to learn about their needs, and envision and deliver new capabilities from concept to launch and rollout.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional teams, including engineering, design, and product marketing.

We know from experience that not ticking every box on the skills sections stops many from applying. Please apply regardless of your self-assessment -- we want to hear from you! We have seen team members succeed with a diverse range of skills and experiences.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Proven experience delivering multiple products from concept to adoption in the developer tools and/or security domains in fast-moving environments.
  • Analytical horsepower demonstrated by leveraging quantitative insights for products with tens or hundreds of thousands of users.
  • Experience creating product-led growth strategies for products focused foremost on driving adoption and brand awareness.
  • Experience partnering with technical leaders with an ability to deep-dive into complex technical concepts across multiple domains.
  • Strong technical background with fluency in security and/or data and ML concepts.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to effectively convey technical concepts to diverse stakeholders.

Why Join Us?

At Stacklok, you will be a part of a culture that values open communication, collaboration, and innovation. We offer a competitive salary package and flexible work hours. If you’re a self-motivated and result-driven individual with a passion for designing and building secure, scalable, distributed systems, and you want to be part of the most exciting startup in the secure supply chain space, come and join us!

Stacklok Inc, is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all people and place great value in both diversity and inclusiveness. All qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to their, or any other person's, perceived or actual race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, or any other basis protected by law.

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