Product Owner at | Powderkeg

Location: Remote U.S.

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Product

About the Opportunity

Flywheel is seeking a Product Owner to join our busy and growing medical imaging viewer team. Successful applicants will have a passion for problem solving, meticulous documentation, process improvement, and relevant medical imaging experience.

The goal of this position is to ensure the delivery of the highest value product while managing unexpected obstacles and shifting business needs. You will be the “voice of the product” with our engineering team and deftly occupy the intersection between stakeholder requests and development schedules. You will be responsible to maintain and refine the product requirements while prioritizing the product backlog to focus on the highest impact work for our customers and internal stakeholders. You will manage story breakdown, detailed story specifications, user interface requirements, and acceptance criteria specification for all user stories. As the Product Owner you are responsible for delivering roadmap concepts and maintaining the products delivered by your team.


Work closely with our team of internal engineers, a robust off-shore development team, and business stakeholders in a fast-paced startup environment. The development team operates within a lightweight Agile process and is empowered to alter it as needed to achieve team and company objectives. In this role, you will collaborate closely with other members of the Product team, Project Management, Engineering, Customer Success and Quality Assurance. We’re highly responsive to customer needs and constantly strive to make a positive contribution to the biomedical and life sciences communities we serve.

Team members are recognized and rewarded when advocating for customer success and satisfaction over other concerns. We value self-motivated, creative individuals who work well in a collaborative environment – constantly generating and sharing new ideas and solutions with the team.

Flywheel has a comprehensive benefits package and encourages a balanced work life and home life.


  • Serve as the voice of the customer when working with stakeholders, engineers, project management, and leadership to capture business requirements for features and development tasks
  • Ensure acceptance criteria and user experience matches requirements
  • Own and prioritize the backlog for a feature area in collaboration with product management
  • Prepare and participate in release planning by partnering with project management and QA teams to ensure quality and on-time delivery
  • Create and maintain feature and process documentation
  • Make decisions adapting to unplanned obstacles to maximize consistency with product roadmap and customer priorities

What would make you a great fit

  • Proven track record of releasing products and features that meet and exceed business requirements in the medical imaging space
  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills with the ability to explain concepts at various levels and help facilitate agreement among different points of view
  • Experience working with geographically dispersed teams
  • Demonstrated experience of thriving in a collaborative and dynamic environment
  • Proven ability to manage high-profile customers while ensuring overall strategic vision is top of mind
  • Experience in a Saas based environment or medical/healthcare field is a bonus, though not required

Do you feel like you don't have everything that's listed above? If you have some of the skills and experience that we’re looking for and are willing to use your talent to learn the rest, we encourage you to apply!

About Us

Flywheel is the leading research data platform that's transforming the way biomedical and imaging data are managed at leading life sciences, clinical, and academic institutions globally.

Flywheel provides a comprehensive research data solution with all the tools needed for curation, imaging processing, machine learning workflows, and secure collaboration. By leveraging cloud scalability and automating research workflows, Flywheel helps organizations scale research data and analysis, improve scientific collaboration, and accelerate discoveries.

Company Values


The alchemy of effective teamwork happens when we each take ownership of both the menial and the magical every day. We’re serious, but never stuffy. We keep our cool under pressure because we assume best intentions and maintain perspective. This allows for true teamwork, with a dash of irreverence.


We are tenacious and united in our pursuit of solving our customers’ biggest challenges, and no challenge is too big. Diverse backgrounds across our team make us more effective as we listen, absorb, collaborate, and iterate to innovate.


We’re obsessed with uncovering the why of any given. Having an open mind allows us to be quick to fail and quick to adapt. We relentlessly pursue continual improvement through learning and imagining new possibilities.


We’re fueled by grit, boundless energy, and a deep belief that we are doing cool shit. We don’t hesitate to stand up and speak out because we trust that through tough, honest discourse we can drive change and make a real difference for our customers and our mission.

Job Summary
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    Product Owner
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  • Employment Type
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