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Novartis Pharmaceuticals Scientific Product Manager, Oncology in Cambridge, Massachusetts

313405BR Job ID: 313405BR Job Description: 1 reimagine medicine! The Oncology Data Science group at Novartis Institute for BioMedical Research is seeking a scientific software product manager/business analyst to help our engineering team focus on building the most impactful solutions for our data scientists. Work closely with our data scientists to crystallize requirements and shape product direction and collaborate closely with engineers to translate these requirements into an actionable project plan. The portfolio of software tools includes upstream data processing and harmonization pipelines, data registration systems, and downstream visualization applications used by both data and bench scientists. Your Responsibilities Will Include But Are Not Limited To: • Collaborate with data scientists to refine problem statements, clarify the business value of proposals, and create vision for project • Act as bridge between stakeholders and developers • Solicit business requirements and feature development requests for projects, and help prioritize these within the context of the larger engineering portfolio • Translate requirements into actionable, concrete tasks and develop overall project roadmaps • Manage product backlogs and participate in Scrum planning meetings and retrospectives, identify inter-project dependencies and coordinate across projects • Facilitate trainings and evangelize products \n\n\n\n Position Title: Scientific Product Manager, Oncology Minimum requirements: What You Will Bring To The Role: • BA or MS in Computer Science, Data Science, Biology or related field required • Bachelor's with 5+ years of experience, 3+ years of experience with Master's • Strong domain expertise in molecular biology or genetics; formal education in bioinformatics and computer science • Knowledge of biomarker data space and prior exposure to wet lab • Understanding of Agile, Scrum and SDLC best practices • Previous experience managing software products and projects • Previous experience in scientific product management • Ability to influence without direct authority and build consensus among project teams • Experience with R, Python, visualization libraries and tools • Experience using JIRA and Bitbucket WHY CONSIDER NOVARTIS? 799 million. That’s how many lives our products touched in 2019. And while we’re proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people’s lives? We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you’re given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you’re empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you’re surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Imagine what you could do at Novartis! Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion: Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential. Join our Novartis Network: If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to learn more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis Network here: Job Type: Full Time Country: USA Work Location: Cambridge, MA Functional Area: Data Science Division: NIBR Business Unit: Oncology NIBR Employment Type: Regular Company/Legal Entity: NIBRI EEO Statement: The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential. Shift Work: No