Product Owner

Systems Engineering · Waltham, Massachusetts
Department Systems Engineering
Employment Type Permanent
Minimum Experience Experienced
Compensation Competitive

LumiraDx is a medical technology company developing, manufacturing and marketing smart connected diagnostics and diagnostic-led care solutions. Founded in 2014 by entrepreneurs with a successful track record in building and scaling medical diagnostics and health IT businesses, the company has major operations in the UK and the USA, and is supported by a global sales network, LumiraDx currently has over 1,500 employees worldwide.

 

We have recently launched the innovative LumiraDx Platform, and are looking for proactive, experienced, focused and enthusiastic individuals who can make a significant contribution to the continued growth and success of our dynamic and forward-looking company. 


Opportunity

The Product Owner shall act as the interface point between the Product Management/Commercial group and the development teams across the full product lifecycle encompassing hardware, software, operations, QA/regulatory, clinical and clinical assay development. Main responsibilities will be to manage requirements and own the product backlogs to define scope and feed into the day to day activities of the platform development teams. Help manage and implement process change through the adoption of SAFE and Agile practices across the organisation, with emphasis on the local teams.


Key Areas of Responsibility

  • Gathering and management of product requirements and contribution to software, hardware, mechanical, electronic and clinical (assay) specifications
  • Developing and reviewing product requirements and product roadmaps
  • Managing the Product Backlog to create prioritized list(s) of product backlog items, basing the prioritisation on the defined product strategy and business objectives
  • Managing day to day development of the product development stages using methodologies such as Scrum
  • Work with the engineering and quality teams to support sprint planning, requirement definition and implementation validation to lead and manage part of a continual, iterative software development and release deliverable process
  • Work with Product Marketing and the Design team to validate product requirements, design and assumptions
  • Act as the main point of contact for the Product Development Scrum teams
  • Act as the point of contact between the development teams and product stakeholders
  • Become an expert in the product and help drive definition of client product needs
  • Key contributor to product increment planning and system demonstrations, incorporating feedback and input back into the product requirements and strategy
  • Working as part of the larger product team to ensure that products and releases are launched on schedule with maximum business value
  • Project Management to help maximise the value of the products created by Scrum development teams
  • Evaluation of product progress at each iteration stage including demonstrations
  • Working alongside regulatory, QA, regulatory and clinical to ensure that requirements consider the risk impacts and help the product meet the regulatory obligations of a IVD
  • Maintain requirements and associated documentation in line with specified standards and regulations, e.g. IEC 62304, ISO 13485 or FDA 21CFR, part 820
  • Working with the wider product management and development team to lead organizational change in the use of Agile, SAFe and SCRUM for programme and product development
  • Communication with multiple stakeholders across the business, ensuring goals are clear and the vision is aligned with business objectives


About You

To be successful in this role you must be a highly motivated individual that can demonstrate flexibility and a can-do attitude. You should ensure positive, productive and proactive relationships with a range of internal and external key stakeholders


Essential skills

  • Experience as a PO in a complex high-tech product that ideally combines hardware and software through concept, feasibility, development, launch and post market
  • Product Owner expertise, within large-scale, complex, cross-functional product programs integrating hardware, software, and controls
  • Proven Experience of working as a Product Owner in a regulated environment, managing and developing a team
  • Experience working across full product lifecycle in a regulated environment
  • Strong demonstrable understanding of one or all of SAFE, Agile and Scrum methodologies
  • Experience working collaboratively with cross-site, remote distributed cross-functional teams
  • Experience working with stakeholders to drive product roadmaps to meet strategic goals
  • Experience working with commercial and marketing teams to gather customer feedback and iteration of feedback into product requirements
  • Collaboration with Product Manager(s) to determine customer/business needs/desires
  • Proven Experience with building road maps for highly complex software products
  • Experience in the definition of product release and deployment strategies
  • Experience collaborating with UI/UX designers to develop designs and prototypes for new features
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

 

Desirable skills

  • Knowledge developing products in a medical device environment
  • Background in Software and Hardware development
  • Experience of formulating requirements using Gherkin, BDD/TDD
  • SAFE, Scrum and Agile certifications would be beneficial but not essential
  • Experience with online collaborative requirements management tools
  • Demonstrable experience in following a Continuous Improvement strategy in relation to process improvement
  • Experience in the use Jira and JAMA tools for requirements, test and planning

 

At LumiraDx, diversity and inclusion are part of who we are. LumiraDx is committed to inclusion across race, colour, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation or identity. We celebrate uniqueness and believe diversity drives innovation. LumiraDx seeks to deliver high quality, affordable medical diagnostics and healthcare services accessible to everyone around the world, and we wish to reflect a global multi-cultural approach across our business

 

Please note, if you wish to submit an application for this role, please consider the following information:

This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you are an internal candidate, please notify your line manager before you submit your application. If you’re successful, you may be subject to all or some of the LumiraDx standard pre-employment checks.

 

Criminal records data is processed as part of our recruitment and selection processes and, where necessary, in the course of employment, we verify that candidates are suitable for employment or continued employment to comply with legal and regulatory obligations to which the company is subject. LumiraDx place a high level of importance on its responsibilities for information security and privacy and have put in place an information security management system to ensure that the company and its staff maintain the highest standards with respect to data protection and information security. All staff are responsible for information security and therefore must understand and comply with the Company information security policies, procedures and guidance.

Thank You

Your application was submitted successfully.

  • Location
    Waltham, Massachusetts
  • Department
    Systems Engineering
  • Employment Type
    Permanent
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
  • Compensation
    Competitive