Engineering Program Manager
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Element Biosciences

201-500 employees

Genetic analysis biotechnology research
Company Overview
Element Bioscience’s mission to empower the scientific community with more freedom and flexibility to accelerate collective impact on humanity. The company has developed a modular and high performing DNA sequencing platform that delivers quality data, workflow flexibility and makes next-generation sequencing technology more accessible.
Hardware
Biotechnology
B2B

Company Stage

Series C

Total Funding

$415.6M

Founded

2017

Headquarters

San Diego, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

3%

1 year growth

5%

2 year growth

34%
Locations
San Diego, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Management
JIRA
CategoriesNew
Product Management
Product Operations
Product
Requirements
  • BS in engineering or science discipline with 7+ years of relevant experience in complex scientific instrument product development
  • Proven track record as a technical program manager leading commercial product development in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Ability to hold team members accountable for deliverables while maintaining strong, constructive interpersonal relationships with diverse stakeholders
  • Track record of successfully collaborating with other program teams, external partners and executives
  • Strong motivational, analytical, delegation and problem-solving skills
  • Proactive decision maker who understands how to assess and mitigate risk
  • Ability to lead effectively in a fast-paced and interdisciplinary technical environment
  • Proficient with project management tools and software (eg: MS Project, LucidChart, JIRA)
  • Experience in molecular diagnostics or genomic product development preferred
  • Experience with commercialization of clinical diagnostic or similar regulated products is beneficial
  • Experience in high-growth start-up companies is a plus
Responsibilities
  • Plan and execute development programs spanning the product lifecycle from concept to commercialization
  • Ensure program charter and product requirements are clear, grounded in customer needs and aligned with strategic business objectives
  • Build and execute integrated project plans synthesizing work breakdown structure, timeline, resource loading, budget and risk management
  • Create and manage a comprehensive program schedule that includes deliverables, milestones, dependencies and contingency plans
  • Assemble and lead project teams while deploying effective project management practices
  • Lead programs through a dynamic phase gate process ensuring that decisions are informed by a balanced and transparent representation of the relevant program data
  • Provide ongoing assessment of progress toward meeting performance, quality, timeline and cost targets
  • Apply decision analysis tools to analyze changing circumstances, offering pragmatic recommendations for adapting to and overcoming challenges
  • Mentor program team staff and contribute to performance reviews
  • Establish technical project management best practices and drive implementation of those methodologies across the company to improve the product development process