Head of Platform and Infrastructure Product
Posted on 3/16/2023

501-1,000 employees

Cloud platform for life science R&D
Company Overview
Benchling's mission is to accelerate life science for the benefit of humanity. The company is building a modern R&D software for biotechnology research.
San Francisco, CA, USA
Experience Level
  • You've successfully built and managed world-class enterprise SaaS Product Management teams to build complex platform products that serve complex customers
  • You have 10+ years as a product leader working on enterprise SaaS platforms with at least 5+ years of experience as a people manager and a track record of recruiting and building successful product teams
  • You thrive in the challenge of distilling clarity and focus from ambiguity and complexity, and are a strong problem solver that can gather, prioritize, and drive execution on customer and business requirements-turning them into successful product strategies
  • You possess influential leadership and interpersonal skills that enable you to build strong relationships with customers, your direct team, company peers, and company leadership
  • You have a growth mindset that allows you to change your mind and readily admit mistakes. You ask for and give direct feedback
  • You are excellent at listening to others and articulating ideas in written and verbal form, both for internal and external communication
  • Ideally, you have experience with both life sciences R&D and high growth software technology companies
  • Partner with our external and internal customers to constantly refine your understanding of their needs, how we can make them more productive, and the market opportunities they represent
  • Lead and develop a team of Product Managers in building out the ways customers configure, build and integrate on Benchling
  • Work with Product and Engineering partners to ensure the Benchling infrastructure supports the security, scalability and reliability our customers expect
  • Partner with leadership teams across Product, Engineering, Design, and Strategy to build and refine our strategy, organization, product roadmaps, and approach to execution
  • Reimagine and redefine how our customers and partners interact with Benchling through APIs, an application framework and the core primitives that can be extended to model use cases beyond the Benchling offering
  • Measure the impact of your team and work by defining success metrics, tracking progress, and adapting your plans based on insights from that data
  • Possess a drive to question assumptions and validate hypotheses-obsessing over getting the product details right while still knowing how to ship on time