Support the development of open-source software Gen3 through execution of industry-standard product management, developing a deep understanding of the needs of the Center and users of the platform.
Identify and raise risks with leaders, coordinating on planning for and documenting risks with appropriate stakeholders, including subject matter experts, senior leaders in the Center, and executive sponsors.
Collaborate with other leaders and managers to reduce, remove, and track blockers for all subject matter experts working on assigned projects relevant to the core product.
Participate in management of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) as relevant to the core product, guiding to a shared goal.
Support complex cross-team planning sessions for roadmap development and technical trade-offs while identifying dependencies and risks.
Plan, collaborate on, translate, and facilitate various meetings to present the productâ™s vision to business, scientific, engineering, user and open-source community audiences hosted on- or off-site and virtually.
Ensure the appropriate approvals are in place for compliance, spanning numerous areas including, but not limited to IT security, data governance, contractual requirements, NIH guidelines, federal acquisition regulations, etc.
Coordinate reporting of product documentation and deliverables across different media including, but not limited to project plans, activities, risks, requirements, deliverables, and dependencies; includes participating in manuscript preparation, grant proposal development, and other artifacts.
Exhibit and continue learning applied product management and agile (or related methodologies and skills including, but not limited to, scrum master, waterfall, business analysis, Kanban, XP) best practices with minimal supervision.
Guides information technology changes and ensures the success of enterprise-level application rollouts. Works with University units and the client community to develop detailed business requirements.
Uses depth and breadth of expertise in IT project management to build project plans, including budgets and human resource plans. Provides expertise on managing projects. Maintains project web presence, project archives and project documentation.
Performs other related work as needed.
Master's degree in a computer science, engineering, biology, or quantitative discipline.
PhD in a computer science, engineering, biology, or other quantitative discipline
3+ years increasingly advanced product management experience in releasing a software product and features from ideation to MVP release, subsequent iterations, and various scaling and optimizations.
3+ years of client management experience.
Experience working with open-source community and managing development of an open-source software product.
Experience in managing technology products with ability to articulate and defend chosen solutions to stakeholders.
Scientific or technical writing experience.
Domain experience in software engineering and biomedical informatics or genomics.
Experience with information security regulations like FISMA, FedRAMP, or NIST.
Experience managing or developing SaaS applications deployed in cloud technologies.
Experience in various Agile frameworks and methodologies.
Ability to organize around our product, and optimize flow across the value stream.
Ability to prioritize based on risk impact and client/user needs.
Ability to understand ownership of the full vision from Product Owner and influence based on that vision.
Ability to take a broad plan or proposal and break it into incremental tasks and oversee the completion of each task.
Knowledge of research platforms and biomedical IT programs.
Ability to persuade subject matter experts to adapt new structures or systems in order to meet objectives.
Ability to gain the trust of management in order to gain the authority to successfully coordinate the team.
Project management knowledge, including a demonstrated ability to manage own time well and achieve objectives.
Ability to collaborate and work as part of a team.
Demonstrated communication and presentation skills, analytical thinking, and a desire for learning.
Analytical abilities should be strong, especially with respect to administrating information system products.
Ability to learn new content areas and new skills quickly and well.
Ability to prioritize multiple projects and independently follow through with details.
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