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Our employees use the Partners HealthCare values to govern decisions, actions and behaviors. These values guide how we get our work done: Patients, Affordability, Accountability & Service Commitment, Decisiveness, Innovation & Thoughtful Risk; and how we treat each other: Diversity & Inclusion, Integrity & Respect, Learning, Continuous Improvement & Personal Growth, Teamwork & Collaboration.
The Center for Clinical Data Science (CCDS) aims to transform healthcare through cutting-edge data science, machine learning, and artificial intelligence. We combine a translational, product-focused, early-stage culture with the world-class researchers, physicians, and data/computing resources at Harvard-affiliated Massachusetts General and Brigham and Women's Hospitals, as well as the broader Partners HealthCare System. Given our direct access to vast stores of biomedical data, decades of clinical experience, and deep expertise in the latest advances in cognitive computing, the CCDS is perfectly positioned to lead AI enabled advancements in medicine.
We are seeking an exceptional Software Product Lead with deep experience leading software product development efforts from conceptualization through to delivery and who has a passion for creating technology solutions that are best-in-class. This position will be responsible for directing the product development efforts for various AI enable applications, from use case identification and feature development and prioritization, to managing execution across a team of data scientists, software developers, researchers, and our industry partners.
The ideal candidate is passionate about healthcare and using machine learning and related technologies to transform patient care. We are seeking a candidate with a strong sense of urgency, who is a self-starter, is comfortable driving his or her own agenda and sourcing input where required, and has tolerance for operating in a fast passed early stage environment with high degree ambiguity. The CCDS is comprised of among the best and brightest physicians, computer scientists, mathematicians, and engineers working in the field of artificial intelligence. The successful candidate must possess the ability to clearly and crisply articulate theirthinking, be confident sharing their persepctive, and be able to understand the technical and implementation requirements of the broad set of stakeholders and constituents.
Principal Duties and Responsibilities:
The Product Lead has two main responsibilities: 1) management of products and 2) management of programs.
Product management responsibilities include:
oSetting vision for product and design through gathering and prioritize inputs (voice of the customer, market research, competitive analysis, etc.)
oInterfacing extensively with product end users to elicit and build empathy with voice of customer, building intimate knowledge of user workflow, pain points, and product needs in order to drive product usability and acceptance
oDeveloping product and market requirement documents and ensuring efficient use of project resources, managing product planning & release timetables
oMaintaining quality and other standards, conducting performance tracking and reporting, and recommending new opportunities based on market, industry and consumer inputs
oManaging cross-functional team comprising of researchers, data scientists, software developers, and strategic industrial partners teams
oSetting and maintaining timelines, goals, communications, meeting management, partnership management, etc.
Using the Partners HealthCare values to govern decisions, actions and behaviors. These values guide how we get our work done: Patients, Affordability, Accountability & Service Commitment, Decisiveness, Innovation & Thoughtful Risk; and how we treat each other: Diversity & Inclusion, Integrity & Respect, Learning, Continuous Improvement & Personal Growth, Teamwork & Collaboration
Other duties as assigned
An undergraduate degree, ideally in a technical/quantitative discipline, is required i.e. management consulting
3 years of product management experience with technical and/or healthcare products with ownership for executing on end-to-end program efforts is required
3 years of experience leading product development team efforts within a high-growth and high pressure environment is required
Demonstrable evidence of exceptional performance and professional distinction in prior professional setting, with a proven track record of building product management strategies and high caliber teams from the ground up is required
Experience at a financial services, technology or healthcare focused organization, with some experience in an early stage/ entrepreneurial environment is a strong plus
Familiarity with software technologies/concepts, e.g., JS, Python, C , SQL, AWS/Azure, Spark/Hadoop, REST, Agile, etc. is a strong plus
Knowledge of software team management philosophies (e.g. Agile, Scrum) and various product management/software development tools (e.g., JIRA, Trello, GitHub, etc.) a plus, but not required
Strong sense of urgency and proactiveness
Ability to function effectively and independently in a fast-paced environment, organize and prioritize work independently, and meet tight deadlines
Self-motivated, with an entrepreneurial mindset and ability to learn quickly
Excellent project management skills (ability to multitask and prioritize work requirements) with a strong commitment to customer service
Strong analytical, planning, organization and time management skills with a high attention to detail
Excellent interpersonal skills to effectively communicate with technical teams, cross-functional teams, and staff at all levels of the organization including both technical and non-technical personnel
Ability to successfully negotiate and collaborate with others of different skill sets, backgrounds and levels within and external to the organization
Ability to relate to and gain insights from product end users
Excellent and succinct written and oral communication skills
Ability to effectively conduct meetings and lead and facilitate large working sessions with all levels of staff and across various stakeholder groups
Ability to empathize with end users, understand and intuit customer needs,
and gain insights from product end users
Strong decision making skills, with the ability to negotiate/balance decisions and priorities across functions; comfort making hard decisions with incomplete data and in a timely manner
Demonstrates strong evidence of algorithmic and structured thinking, with an intuition for logic, pattern matching, what-if analysis, problem decomposition and synthesis.
Demonstrated ability to organize and incorporate complex systems requirements into product features and prioritize features effectively
Standard office environment with possible local travel to Partners sites and sites within the Boston area
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2-7 direct reports; may indirectly provide leadership and guidance to less seasoned and new staff
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