Job Code: 4773 Job Grade: K Stanford School of Medicine is seeking a Biomedical Informatics Product Manager to join the Research IT team in the Office of Information Resources and Technology (IRT) (https://researchit.stanford.edu). Research IT delivers the next generation of tools and services used by researchers, research participants, patients and clinicians to collect, discover, segment and analyze data, make discoveries and improve human health and wellness. Stanford is developing its next generation biomedical data commons to support informatics research. The commons is a Big Data driven, cloud technologies enabled platform that supports research and informs practice. Primary tenets of this platform are a) availability of large scale datasets including Electronic Health Records data, claims data and other valuable research data, b) compliance with HIPAA and other regulatory guidelines, c) implementation of FAIR principles for data - Findable, Accessible, Interoperable and Re-usable and, d) large scale analytical ecosystem for researchers to use. The platform will contain a range of products to meet a large number of research and translation needs. These products will span a range of data types (e.g. unstructured notes, radiology and pathology imaging data, genomics data, IoT and wearable sensor data, multi-modal), use cases (e.g. retrospective research, real time predictive analytics) and stakeholders (e.g., clinicians, faculty, students, academic and industry collaborators, beginner and advanced data analysts). We are looking for a Product Manager (PM) to join our team and help us develop the products within this data commons. The PM will report directly to the Director of Research IT and will work in close collaboration with Stanford faculty. The platform will support 1000+ faculty members and 500+ million dollars in grants. The PM will need to use their expertise in research and technology trends to develop the product portfolio in collaboration with stakeholders. The PM will help Research IT team launch viable products that anticipate user needs by understanding the frontier of research.
Understand the user's research needs and current ways of working.
Conduct effective customer interviews.
Develop and articulate features .
Identify similar products/features in the marketplace (commercial and open source), and review them.
Identify key differentiation between competitive offerings/features.
Develop a minimal viable product to reach market.
Create a roadmap, key metrics, and a stakeholder management plan.
Present product portfolio and roadmap to customers.
Present intermediate results to stakeholders and gather feedback.
Help develop business models for cost management and recovery for long term viability.
Present the product portfolio in publications (peer reviewed, white papers, websites) and conferences.
If you are passionate about learning, customer centric, can collaborate with a variety of stakeholders, can articulate your thoughts clearly, ethical and dependable, can make data centric decisions and can take on a strong individual contributor role, this role will fit you well. Stanford in turn will offer a vibrant and collaborative ecosystem where you will be part of an engineering team that works closely with researchers, clinicians and industry partners to move the frontiers of human health.
This position currently works in our Porter Drive office. We anticipate that this position will move to the new Stanford Redwood City campus in late May to late June 2019.
* - Other duties may also be assigned.
A Masters or PhD degree in biomedical sciences
Experience in product development
Subject matter expertise across a broad spectrum of biomedical sciences including data science, Electronic Health Care, Biomedical imaging, genomics, mobile application development, cloud computing etc. Breadth of knowledge is more critical than depth.
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE (REQUIRED): Bachelor's degree and eight years relevant experience or a combination of education and relevant experience. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES (REQUIRED):
Knowledge of, computer system capabilities, business processes, and work flow.
Current knowledge of rapidly changing computer technology.
Extensive experience with enterprise applications and understanding of database driven applications.
Ability to design and document complex business systems.
Proven problem solving and analytical thinking and ability to approach problems logically and systematically.
Strong understanding of the software development life cycle.
Requires knowledge of, computer system capabilities, business processes, and work flow.
Project management skills as needed.
Skill in conducting interviews and facilitating group meetings.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, including the ability to bridge functional and technical resources by communicating effectively with individuals of varying systems expertise and business needs.
Strong listening, negotiation and conflict resolution skills.
Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
Frequently sit, grasp lightly/fine manipulation.
Occasionally stand/walk, use a telephone.
Rarely writing by hand, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
* - Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Work extended hours.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
Location: School of Medicine, California, United States Schedule: Classification Level:
Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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