Product Manager



Redwood City, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, April 5, 2024


What we do 🪵

Our mission is to empower building materials suppliers with great technology. There are over $1,000,000,000,000 of building materials bought in the US every year, and many of these transactions happen in on-prem point-of-sale systems. We want to bring these transactions online, enabling better experiences for contractors and homeowners alike.

This Role

What you'll achieve with us 🥇

We think product role has three responsibilities:

  1. Roadmapping: Prioritize what to build.

  2. Writing: Communicate it internally through clear written documentation.

  3. Unblocking: Drive it to completion by working with design and engineering.

We expect you to think about the business as a whole, incorporating input from sales, engineering, design, and the general strategic direction of the company.

Requirements ✅

  • You have phenomenal communication and structured reasoning skills.

  • You have keen product intuition for what a delightful product is.

Icing on the cake 🎂

  • You have 2+ years as a Product Manager at a technology company.

  • You have experience as an engineer or designer.

  • You have hired and built out a team.

Interview process

  • Intro Call with Nick (15 min): To get to know one another.

  • Take home (2 hours): Write a product requirements document (PRD).

  • Meet the team (4 hours):

    • Walk with Andrew (30 min)

    • Roadmapping with Nick & Andrew (30 min) — weighing tradeoffs to build a product roadmap.

    • Client Success Systems with Nick (30 min) — how to scale a CS organization.

    • Culture with Emmie (30 min) — behavioral questions about our culture.

    • Product with Max (30 min) — translating a user problem to a product feature.

    • Design with Zach (30 min) — designing that product feature.

    • Lunch (30 min) — a meal eaten around the middle of the day, citation.

Who we are

In alphabetical order:

  1. Adam (Territory Account Executive): studied Communications at UConn (Go Huskies!) and worked as an AE at a large cloud software company (Box); a frequent at concerts around the greater NYC area in his spare time 🫡

  2. Amanda (Recruiting & Operations); studied marketing at De La Salle University; worked in recruiting at a few startups; loves SCUBA diving! 🌊

  3. Andrew (CTO): studied computer science & humanities at Stanford; worked as a software engineer and head of engineering at Apple & Anova; danced with the SF ballet (where he met his wife)! 🩰

    • Gemma (Andrew's Bernedoodle): *fiercely protecting Andrew* 🐶

  4. Brian (Engineering): studied computer science & applied math at NJIT and UC Davis; worked as an engineer at Google, Snap, and Common Networks; LoL player and Earthquakes fan ⚽

    • Luna (Brian's chocolate lab): *looking longingly at YB* 🦮

  5. Clara (Territory Account Executive): studied Literature at University College London; worked in GTM strategy for a feminine health tech startup in Paris and then came to the bay to work in sales for Verkada; often seen doing a headstand 🧘‍♀️

  6. Emmie (Engineering): studied math & computer science at Stanford; worked as a software engineer at Flexport; loves confetti cake 🧁 and almond croissants 🥐

  7. George (Engineering): studied computer science at Stanford; worked as a software engineer at Facebook; exclusively reacts on Slack with the shaka! 🤙

  8. Joe (Director of Growth): studied math & computer science at Stanford; worked as a consultant at Bain & Company; has been pulled over for speeding on a bicycle but never in a car 🚴‍♂️

  9. Jonathan (Implementation): studied Linguistics at Cedarville University; worked in SaaS implementation for startup Tekion; has flown over 100k miles in the last year 🛫

  10. Jordan (Engineering intern): studying computer engineering at the University of Waterloo; worked at Rivian, IBM, and elsewhere; plays the saxophone professionally 🎷

  11. Kyle (Territory Account Executive): Studied Anthropology and History at UNCW; Has been a seller for companies big and small, mostly in the Software space. Is self-taught in catching snakes barehanded🐍

    • Mango (Kyle's corgi): *demanding pets from everyone he meets* 🐾🥭

  12. Lej (Implementation) working directly in the field of software for the last three years helping entrepreneurs and start-ups alike. Aspires to create a smart home environment similar to the one depicted in the 1999 Disney movie "Smart House."🎮

  13. Matt (Territory Account Executive): studied history at Northwestern; taught middle school in Chicago (hardest job ever), more recently worked in sales and general management at a fishing tackle company (Catch Co.); former competitive angler in college (bass fishing 🎣)

  14. Max (Product Manager): studied neuroscience at Dartmouth; worked as a consultant at Bain & Company and as a PM for RabbitHole; has broken his neck exactly one time (and coincidentally has tried parkour exactly one time 🤸‍♀️)

  15. Nick (CEO): studied math & computer science at Stanford; worked as a trader at Bridgewater & Citadel and as a PM at Google & Enigma; distantly related to the founder of the Hershey company 🍫

    • YB (Nick's Belgian Malinois): *looking longingly at Luna* 🐕

  16. Santiago (Engineering): studied computer engineering at University of Waterloo; worked as SWE intern at The Cooperators, Inflight, BitBakery, Replicant; played lots of soccer, loves rap and r&b 🎧

  17. Tyler (Client Success): studied general education and tech at Cabrillo College; worked as a system administrator for a short time and at a paint store (Kings paint!!!) for eight years, manager for two; likes to play most video games, currently playing Diablo 4. 🕹

  18. Umer (Engineering): studied computer science at National University of Singapore; worked as a SWE intern at Visa and an NLP chatbot startup; has an identical twin! 👯‍♂️

  19. Zach (Design): studied product design at Stanford; worked in design at a few startups; currently wearing socks with cocktails on them! 🍹

What we stand for ⭐️

The values we hold most dear are learning through feedback and experimentation, enjoying our time together, truly empathizing with clients (we've worked at paint stores & lumber yards!), building a diverse team, and driving to achieve as fast as we can.

How we've fundraised 💰

We've raised $18m across three rounds:

  1. A $2m pre-seed led by Kent Bennett at Bessemer with participation from Plug & Play, Quiet Capital, and Sequoia.

  2. A $5m seed led by Caitlin Bolnick Rellas at CRV.

  3. An $11m series A led again by Bessemer and CRV.

Benefits 🩺

  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance with 100% premiums covered for you, 50% for dependents (~$5-6k/yr) 🏥🥸🦷

  • Daily lunch (~$4k/yr) 🥘

  • Learning materials and Coursera courses (~$1k/yr) 📚

  • Unlimited audiobooks via our team subscription to Libro ($500/yr) 🎧

  • Gym membership! (~$1200/yr) 💪

  • Unlimited PTO 🏖️

  • Betterment 401k 🏦

  • Dog-friendly office 🐶

  • And more! If you have ideas, let us know 🙂