Product Manager, Infrastructure at Seven Bridges | Powderkeg

Location: U.S.

Employment Type: Full-time

Team: Product

At Seven Bridges we are building the most advanced cloud computing platform for genomics data analysis. Our team and product enable scientists to analyze genomic data faster and more efficiently than ever, so they can focus on making progress in genomics and personalized medicine. Through our collaboration with the largest genomics projects, we connect the world’s biomedical information to enable the most efficient analysis at scale. We are a global company with offices in the US, London, Serbia and more. We are roughly 300 employees and rapidly growing!

Do you want to help us engineer a healthier tomorrow, together?

The Product Manager, Infrastructure is responsible for defining and maintaining enablers, user stories, and defects with your project and/or scrum team(s). You will lead the prioritization of the team backlog to streamline the execution of product priorities while maintaining the conceptual and technical integrity of the features. You are driven by a technical + customer- centric mindset meaning you place our users at the center of every decision and you balance those decisions with technical expertise, effort to implement, and cost optimization. You collaborate with a wide range of people to understand and modernize the developer experience, secrets management, and infrastructure. You are driven to become an expert in how the infrastructure serves to support our platform which enables Seven Bridges commercial and public programs as well as our line of SAAS products.

You will ensure that the solutions we build are valuable, viable, usable, and feasible. As a seasoned Product Manager, you will support the evolution of Seven Bridges by contributing to an empowered, product-driven organization through mentoring and team building. To this end, you will be responsible for one or more agile team backlogs and coaching your team in agile workflows and methodologies to foster a healthy flow of value.

The Product Manager, Infrastructure will serve as both a technical and customer proxy to devise solutions that are modular, reusable, hybrid, and pattern based. You’ll work closely with product management, engineering, architecture and design to define, clarify, and prioritize user stories in the team backlog. You’ll assist the team and the larger product domain with maintaining technical integrity, delivering value on time through quality releases with humane scoping. This is a Product Managership role that will execute technical solutions within an agile, continuous delivery across the software development life cycle. You’ll be working in a complex, big data ecosystem developed to drive breakthroughs in precision medicine meaning we support a wide array of public and commercial client data analysis and insights across Google Cloud, Amazon AWS, Microsoft Azure and local environments.


Primary Objectives

  • Work closely with engineering technical leads and team members to understand the current infrastructure.
  • Conduct user research to understand and document pain points.
  • Serve as a bridge amongst the Principal Product Manager, Engineering Tech Leads, Architect, Security & Compliance, Executive sponsorship, and Team members to devise scalable, cost-effective, and lasting infrastructure solutions.
  • Effectively communicate the proposed changes to infrastructure, its purpose, the problems it will solve, and the value proposition to impacted team members and secure buy-in and support..
  • Define, build, edit and maintain the team backlog (which consists of user stories, defects, and enablers) with input from your immediate and extended team members.
  • Prioritize user stories in the team backlog through the analysis of sequencing, operational efficiencies, profit drivers, business risks, user experience pain points, and cross-team dependencies.
  • Define and clarify the user stories in the team backlog in coordination and cooperation with agile team members and the Product Manager(s) working on the program ensuring there is
  • quality and security in the user stories.
  • an understanding and empathy for the user experience through participation in and consumption of customer insights and research.
  • ensure that the user stories solve real customer problems.
  • Collaborate with your team to articulate acceptance criteria which can be verified with user acceptance tests.
  • Work with your manager to make accurate tradeoffs decisions and communicate these tradeoffs effectively to impacted stakeholders.
  • Maximize the value produced by the team by ensuring the user stories meet the user’s needs as defined through acceptance criteria, and that they comply with the Definition of Done.
  • Cultivate a healthy backlog to support backlog refinement and prioritization as part of quarterly planning activities.
  • Lead story definition with your team and provide necessary clarification to assist the team with story estimates and sequencing.
  • Participate in team retrospectives to ensure that the team is consistently improving.

Organizational Objectives

  • Work closely with your team to determine the primary objectives for each quarterly planning cycle and communicate these objectives and the value they will bring to the company.
  • Collaborate with your team to prepare demos that demonstrate the delivered
  • Attend and participate in conversations about the infrastructure modernization product roadmap and vision to better understand the scope of upcoming enabler work.
  • Contribute to the evolution and refinement of the vision, roadmap and return on investment.

Do you have what it takes?

  • 5+ years of combined experience (education and professionally) working in software development, technical product management, and/or data management.
  • Will support 1-2 agile teams and pair with a Principal Product Manager, Infrastructure, Architect, and Engineering Tech Lead to become acquainted with the product domain.
  • Proven track record of successfully developing valuable products within an agile environment supporting at least 2 agile teams.
  • Formal education and mentorship responsibilities
  • Experience and proficiency with modern languages, frameworks, and technologies such as messaging queuing infrastructures, AWS or GCP cloud infrastructure and services
  • Knowledgeable of the design and development of complex systems, cloud infrastructure and hybrid services
  • Employs a disciplined and rigorous approach
  • Experience with microservices
  • Experience with distributed caching solutions; understands the factors that enable effective caching
  • Exposure to Big-Data and/or Machine Learning

Examples of the breadth and depth of modern software technical expertise include:

  • Kubernetis and Service Mesh
  • Secrets Management
  • Container Image Management
  • GitOps
  • Cloud deployment (Azure, AWS, Google Cloud, Virtual Private Cloud, Etc.)
  • Automation
  • CI/CD
  • Tooling
  • ETL's including data harmonization across international inputs
  • Authentication
  • Billing
  • Information Architecture, Taxonomies, Metadata schemas
  • Security and Compliance
  • User interface design, Analytics, and User research
  • Data visualization

What is in Seven Bridges’ DNA?

Our Mission: Seven Bridges will significantly decrease the time, cost and risk to bring new precision medicine products to market by maximizing the productivity of bio pharma/tech research and development organizations in; formulation, productization, identification, success and optimization.

Our Values: These represent who we are and what we stand for. We pride ourselves on being true to our values in everything we do. Building successful partnerships, acting with a sense of urgency, making scientists happy, acting with integrity, treating data with respect, committed to excellence and working together

**Our team and culture: **With backgrounds in genomics, computer science and computational biology to sales and finance our talented team is passionate about building solutions to the most challenging problems of precision medicine. We believe that teamwork makes the dream work! By acting with empathy, supporting each other and learning from our challenges we exemplify commitment to quality results faster.

Our perks: We offer challenging career opportunities, employer paid health insurance, 33 days of PTO, retirement options and an environment that recognizes and rewards performance. Uncapped earnings potential, opportunity to join both as a key player in an exciting and high growth potential space, as well as a sales team early on with room for growth and expansion of responsibilities

Enough about us, let’s talk about you!

If you have gotten this far and are looking for the right balance of teamwork, challenge, fun and would like to help push genomics forward please send us your resume and a cover letter. If your qualifications fit the profile we are looking for we will contact you in a timely manner.

Job Summary
  • Job Title
    Product Manager, Infrastructure
  • Company
    Seven Bridges
  • Location
  • Employment Type
    Full time
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