Informatics Product Owner at Mission Bio
South San Francisco, CA, US

Are you curious, driven, and collaborative? Do you want to work at one of the most innovative and impactful biotech companies in the Bay Area? Mission Bio’s Tapestri Precision Genomics Platform was #2 on the TheScientist’s 2018 Top 10 Innovations list. And single-cell sequencing, which we focus on, was voted Nature Methods Method of the Year 2019. Our mission is to enable our customers to eliminate cancer.

Mission Bio is a start-up providing the best-in-class solution for single-cell genomics, ranging from research to translational/clinical medicine. We are a small team that is growing rapidly, so this is an opportunity for a talented, driven individual to significantly impact the direction and success of an exciting young company. We are committed to diversity. If you are a collaborative, curious, hardworking professional who thrives in a fast-paced, dynamic, supportive environment, we would love to meet you.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (Other duties may be assigned) 

We are looking for an experienced Informatics Product Owner, who is passionate about user experience and wants to build a truly one-of-its-kind software platform to empower researchers and clinicians to unlock single-cell biology. This role will span both product development and support activities. You will:

  • Advocate on behalf of the customer for the development team
  • Write user stories that are ready for development to start work
  • Gather, manage, and prioritize the product backlog
  • Prioritize defect or bug resolution
  • Develop and maintain training materials to enable customer success

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES

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QUALIFICATIONS, EDUCATION, AND EXPERIENCE

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The candidate should have:

  • MS or PhD in biology, bioinformatics, computer science, or similar discipline
  • 3+ years of experience as a product owner or product manager
  • Has technical knowledge of bioinformatics pipelines, genomic databases, and complex data visualization methods
  • Passionate – Delighting customers with intuitive and useful software
  • Curious – Ask the “Why” questions from the business and “How” from the development team
  • Great communicator – Strong storytelling, presentation, and project management skills
  • Team player – Ensures close collaboration with the development team

TRAVEL

Travel up to 25%

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

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WORK ENVIRONMENT

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