Orion Technical Product Manager, OpenEye Scientific, Santa Fe, NM (24 February 2022)

OpenEye Scientific, an industry leader in computational molecular design, uses a scientific approach to deliver rapid, robust, and scalable software, toolkits, and technology & design services for the advancement of pharmaceuticals, biologics, agrochemicals, and flavors and fragrances. We are passionate about science and about taking care of our team members, with leaders supporting your development and recognizing your contributions by providing an unmatched total compensation package in a collaborative, caring, energetic and fun work environment.

We are seeking an outstanding Technical Product Manager to drive the software delivery lifecycle for Orion, from understanding user needs and features to shipping value. This person will have a significant role in defining the long-term vision and roadmap, as well as driving the day-to-day development of the platform. They will collaborate closely with both external and internal users to understand product requirements based on analytics, interviews, and research.

The Technical Product Manager will work with our internal team of software and cloud engineers, scientists and designers to design and develop features and products which meet these requirements, serving as the key link between our users and our engineering and science teams.

This is an opportunity to be the technical product manager in a fast-paced and rapidly growing company focused on cutting-edge products directly impacting the discovery of new therapeutics and materials. A challenging environment that will push you to grow and improve professionally, every day. A diverse professional environment made up of scientists, engineers, marketing, sales, product managers and thought leaders in the area of molecular design, computational chemistry and drug discovery. A company with an eclectic, unique working philosophy focused on delivering value through a combination of scientific rigor and scalability.

What you’ll do:

  • Define and maintain product area roadmap, contribute to long-term, high-level roadmap
  • Work closely with customers, particularly those working on integrations and making technical decisions, to understand their needs and pain points
  • Work closely with our internal team of customers including cloud and software engineers, scientists and designers to streamline the platform and deliver features closely aligned with user requirements.
  • Understand technical challenges in backend and infrastructure and work with the engineering team to make educated decisions on potential solutions
  • Advocate for the adoption of new features via data-driven proposals. Aggregate multiple user requests and suggestions into generalized needs to drive product development

What you should have:

  • 3+ years experience in technical product management at an agile, SaaS or similar organization
  • Track record of owning and launching new products
  • A history of working with diverse stakeholders including engineers, designers, customers, marketing and sales and senior leadership as an audience. Ability to translate from technical to user-focused language is critical.
  • Strong prioritization and project management skills, including timely communication of timelines, status, and critical issues
  • Extensive experience working closely with an engineering team, ideally with some experience writing code and architecting solutions
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate cross-functional and cross-departmental groups focused on a common goal
  • Experience with agile software development processes and best practices
  • Demonstrable analytical skills

The following are a PLUS, but not required:

  • Experience implementing or expanding product-driven, agile methodologies at an engineering-focused organization
  • Worked on performing and synthesizing user experience research
  • A background in software engineering, scientific software, chemistry or design
  • Experience working on cloud-based services

Benefits:  OpenEye is passionate about the welfare of its employees and offers competitive benefits that include medical, dental, vision, flexible working schedule, 401k retirement plans, paid vacation, paid sick leave, home internet costs, public transportation reimbursement, fitness allowance, and much more.

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OpenEye Scientific Software is an Equal Opportunity Employer.