Software Product Manager - Guardant Health

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Job Description

Company Description

ABOUT OUR COMPANY

We believe conquering cancer is a big data problem. That’s why we built the world’s leading comprehensive liquid biopsy. This non-invasive tool for accessing and sequencing tumor DNA is used by thousands of oncologists to help tens of thousands of advanced cancer patients. We believe the boom in cancer data acquisition we helped launch will drive important discoveries and new products. We’re working on some exciting ones, including in early detection, where the impact on patients can be profound. We’ve raised more than $500 million from investors including Sequoia Capital, Khosla Ventures, OrbiMed, and SoftBank.

Job Description

At Guardant Health, we leverage the most advanced technologies and work with leaders in many different fields to create the most impactful and meaningful technologies for cancer management.

To support Guardant Health’s leadership in disruption of cancer treatments, the product development team is looking for an energetic software product manager to manage requirements and prioritization for software development projects that are instrumental in Guardant Health’s delivered value to customers.

In this role, you will fulfill product owner and business analyst roles in an agile software development methodology to help drive projects from definition, planning, coordination, and execution of software development and test activities.

You are customer focused and can bridge between stakeholders and development teams. You combine customer empathy and your passion for moving fast to deliver high quality software that benefit our patients and customers and motivate our engineers.

As a member of the team, you will:

Document and prioritize requirements, including working with development and test teams to resolve ambiguity and refine over the course of development
Work with external collaborators to gather customer needs, provide project updates and drive the delivery of customer data
Participate in cross-functional teams to help coordinate software development timelines with broader programs

Drive projects through challenges by managing scope, timeline and escalation of issues to technical leads, other product managers and senior management
Collaborate with other product managers to define key features and user stories based on customer expectations including external clients
Collaborate with Development, DevOps and Software Quality teams to produce all required deliverables for a project
Communicate to stakeholders project status updates

In addition, you bring:

2+ years of software product management
Understanding of software development lifecycle a plus
Experience working with cross-functional teams
Experience working with external customers a plus
Strong organizational and communication skills
Experience in regulated environments (e.g. FDA, CLIA, GCP, etc.) is a plus
Bachelor’s degree

Qualifications

In addition, you bring:

3+ years of software product management
Understanding of software development lifecycle a plus
Experience working with cross-functional teams
Experience working with external customers a plus
Strong organizational and communication skills
Experience in regulated environments (e.g. FDA, CLIA, GCP, etc.) is a plus
Bachelor’s degree

Additional Information

All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.