Product Management - Product Manager

Dexcom, Inc. San Diego , CA 92140

Posted 7 months ago

About Dexcom:

Founded in 1999, Dexcom, Inc. provides continuous glucose monitoring technology to help patients and their clinicians better manage diabetes. Since our inception, we have focused on better outcomes for patients, caregivers, and clinicians by delivering solutions for people with diabetes - while empowering our community to take control of diabetes.

Marketing Product Manager

Develops specific marketing plans and activities for specific product(s) or product line(s) to establish, enhance or distinguish product placement within the competitive arena. Develops business plans and product positioning in the marketplace. Oversees market research, monitors competitive activity and identifies customer needs. Establishes pricing strategies. Works with engineering, manufacturing and sales to develop new products or enhance existing product(s) or product line(s).

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

The Product Manager is the upstream marketing representative on app product development core teams. This person is expected to demonstrate strong leadership capabilities and will be the marketing champion for defining the G6 app strategy, strategic tradeoffs, and platform expansion opportunities. As such, this role will need to work collaboratively with cross functional teams, marketing partners, and other key stakeholders. This person is a part of the upstream marketing team and will need to be an effective team player, responsible for leading and contributing to shared team goals and responsibilities.

Portfolio Management

  • Drive the development of marketing requirements, priorities, and plans for continued evolution, refinement, and extension of the Dexcom App Portfolio.

  • Partner with User Experience Design, R&D, Operations, Sales and Customer Service organizations in a cross-functional environment to ensure successful development and deployment of app updates and platform expansions.

  • Work closely with R&D to provide strategic and product guidance for the development of mobile applications.

App Development & Platform Expansion

  • Define new feature and platform opportunities and customer needs through Voice of Customer, market and competitive analysis

  • Provide leadership to core teams and marketing in identifying market needs and commercial strategies. Serve as a liaison between the core teams and Marketing.

Product Management

  • Collaborate with sales and downstream marketing to coordinate commercial readiness, commercialization/launch planning, and commercial support of portfolio apps

  • Partner with the Market Research to plan and conduct post-launch surveys and other methods for gathering customer feedback

  • Collaborate with R&D, Tech Support, and Customer Service organizations to identify enhancement opportunities

  • Product lifecycle management


  • Submit invention disclosures and help generate novel ideas, solutions and intellectual property.

  • Prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously.

  • Responsible for understanding and complying with quality standards and requirements.

  • This position may assume and perform other duties.

Required Qualifications:

Must have knowledge of marketing, market research, business strategy, product development, product design, and app development; proven ability to lead teams and use influence management effectively with cross-functional partners and senior management.

  • 8+ years in product management or related field, preferably for consumer mobile applications and/or consumer health products

  • Experience defining product requirements and working with R&D to ensure development of products based on customer and business requirements.

  • Experience working in cross-functional teams covering various internal organizations

  • Strong presentation, influence, and communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA preferred.

  • Demonstrated experience in managing products in the medical device and/or diabetes field


  • Typically requires a Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 8-12 years of related experience. At this level a graduate degree may be desirable with 4 years of related experience.

Travel Required:

  • Up to 25%


  • Having wide-ranging experience and uses professional concepts and knowledge of company objectives to resolve complex issues in creative and effective ways.

  • Possesses knowledge of advanced concepts, techniques, and standards.

  • Viewed as expert in the field within the Function.


  • Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation.

  • Work is reviewed upon completion for adequacy in meeting objectives.

  • Networks with key contacts outside own area of expertise.


  • Exercises judgment in selecting methods, techniques and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.

  • Exercises considerable latitude in determining objectives and approaches to assignment.

  • Determines methods and procedures on new assignments and may coordinate activities of other colleagues.

Language Skills:
Must be able to communicate effectively in English. Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to perform the following Physical Activity: Standing, walking, sitting, using hands, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl, talk or hear, taste or smell. May be required to lift 0 lbs. to over 100 lbs.

Work Environment: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be exposed to the following environmental conditions: Wet or humid conditions, work near moving parts, work in high - precarious places, fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals, outdoor weather conditions, extreme heat (non-weather), extreme cold (non-weather), risk of electric shock, work with explosives, risk of radiation, vibration. The noise level in this work environment can range from quiet to very loud.

Please note: The information contained herein is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of the duties and responsibilities of the job, nor are they intended to be an all-inclusive list of the skills and abilities required to do the job. Management may, at its discretion, assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time. The duties and responsibilities in this job description may be subject to change at any time due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.

If you are an individual with a disability and would like to request a reasonable accommodation as part of the employment selection process, please contact Talent Acquisition at

To all Staffing and Recruiting Agencies: Our Careers Site is only for individuals seeking a job at Dexcom. Only authorized staffing and recruiting agencies may use this site or to submit profiles, applications or resumes on specific requisitions. Dexcom does not accept unsolicited resumes or applications from agencies. Please do not forward resumes to the Talent Acquisition team, Dexcom employees or any other company location. Dexcom is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes/applications.

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Product Management - Product Manager

Dexcom, Inc.