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PTC Bioinformatics Product Owner

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 09/15/2023 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Research and Discovery Job Number: 11413 Pay Rate: $48.00 - $75.00

Job Description

Our client is a leading biotechnology company that discovers, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines to treat patients with serious or life-threatening medical conditions.  They are among the world's leading biotech companies, with multiple products on the market and a promising development pipeline.

Role Responsibilities:
  • We are seeking a highly motivated team member to serve as a Product Owner (PO) in the PTC Bioinformatics group.
  • This role will contribute to the ongoing effort to develop production grade computational pipelines to power neoantigen discovery and NGS based analytical workflows in support of CGT manufacturing.
  • The team collaborates with Research, IT, Quality, and PTC Data Analytics colleagues to advance our software development efforts by using an Agile/Scrum framework.
  • The PO is a key role in the SCRUM framework responsible for optimizing the value of work the Development Team performs and leading the team into successful delivery of the platform.
  • The PO will own the teams product vision, delivery strategy, backlog grooming/prioritization, release planning and ensure all pipeline stakeholders are connected to the development effort.

Job Requirements

Required Qualifications:
  • Masters in a biological sciences, engineering or mathematics related discipline.
  • Min 3 yrs experience in software/bioinformatics in biotech/pharma.
  • Proficiency in coding in R, python or other programming languages.
  • Experience developing bioinformatics workflows, preferably for cancer genomics.
  • Experience with Agile software development and SCRUM team framework.
  • Experience with software development and software quality best practices.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to thrive in a matrix team environment are required.
Nice to have experience:
  • Experience with supporting development of GxP software solutions
  • Agile/Scrum certification is a plus
  • Prior experience with the drug development process
  • Experience with Agile CSV Methodologies

Meet Your Recruiter

Jay Hite
Recruiter, Account Manager

As a Recruiter at Compass, Jay enjoys meeting job seekers and helping them to find new and exciting opportunities. He enjoys the process of getting to know candidates and learning all about their experience and what their future goals are. Jay feels the excitement of his candidates and is passionate about helping to find a fit both culturally and professionally. 

When Jay isn’t working, he enjoys bike rides, trying out new foods, tequila tasting and watching movies.  

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