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Senior IT Product Manager, Digital Health Job

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Date: Sep 9, 2021

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: US-MN-Arden Hills


Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - Caring - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.


About the role: 
As a Sr Product Manager in the Digital Health Studio Hub, you will be responsible for daily guidance of a product team while also helping to support newer product teams within the larger IT DH umbrella. You will work side-by-side (or virtually side-by-side through significant period of time collaborating on video chat) with other Product Managers, Product Designers, and Software Engineers to drive enterprise-wide digital health products and initiatives, and actively participate in a community of Product Managers to share knowledge and to support and mentor junior Product Managers. Additionally, you will partner with functional leads in Quality, Regulatory, Security, and other areas to help incorporate our lean, user-centered, and agile methodologies into Boston Scientific’s SOPs in order to enable digital health teams to move quickly within a highly regulated medical space.

You will be responsible for the end-to-end development and evolution of a transformative product and care suite platform that will help patients with chronic cardiovascular conditions share data with their physician and will optimize clinical decision support. You will collaborate with multiple software development teams and work with your team to develop and incorporate features into existing and new applications and platforms, will integrate a variety of digital technologies, and will devise innovative approaches that will help streamline care, accelerate clinical decisions, and improve clinical outcomes.


Your responsibilities include: 

  • Incorporate Agile, Lean, and User Centered Design methodologies to execute on product development, implementation and operations
  • Serve as a Product Manager in a balanced team developing Digital Health solutions and products within the Digital Health Studio
  • Define and articulate Product Vision and Strategy, Business Model to the team, to stakeholders, and to external parties
  • Responsible for product development prioritization and decisions on releases from a single MVP to a multi-solution platform, as a result of a close partnership with end users and the business
  • Work in dedicated, co-located product teams, consisting of Product Managers, Software Engineers, and Designers
  • Partner with Designers to lead kickoff, Discovery and Framing, and other exploratory activities for each project
  • Establish Product Roadmap in collaboration with Product Owners
  • Establish and track measurable objectives for the team, manage backlog, and de-risk product direction
  • Adjust product direction based on data, customer feedback, and business stakeholder feedback
  • Hold team meetings and help plan and facilitate stakeholder and end-user meetings/interviews
  • Responsible to release new product as often as is appropriate and making that determination
  • Communicate product updates back to business stakeholders through frequent communications such as weekly demo
  • Help maintain team culture and communication
  • Work with colleagues in IT and R&D, and partner and communicate frequently with Quality, Regulatory, Legal, Security, Privacy and other functions to deliver compliant software in an agile manner and drive the adoption of Lean/Agile/User-Centered practices
  • Build trust with stakeholders, working through difficult transitions to agile best practices
  • Ensure incorporation of product security, data privacy, quality, UX/UI/Ethnography principles, methodologies and enabling technologies
  • Serve as the interface between the team and the division. Represent the Product Owner, Stakeholders and functions in all team discussions
  • Manage and communicate project status to the rest of IT and other functions and stakeholders within the company
  • Maintain and continuously upgrade her/his knowledge of Digital Health and consumer wellness technologies, external competitive landscape, regulations, clinical settings, clinical workflows, DH product interconnectivity and system integrations, disease states; capable of learning rapidly to fill any knowledge gaps


What we’re looking for: 

  • Basic Qualifications
  • MS in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, Mathematics, Statistics, or a related technical field, or equivalent practical experience
  • 8+ years demonstrated experience with product management or product design with a focus on healthcare software products, technologies, and clinical data platforms
  • 4+ years’ experience being part of an agile software development team
  • 3+ years’ experience to modern software development product management practices and agile methodologies, such as extreme programming (XP) principles of paired programming, test driven development, and continuous improvement/continuous deployment 
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve strategic goals in an innovative and fast-paced environment, and to evolve product strategy based on research, data and industry trends; excellent problem-solving, organizational and analytical skills
  • Experience working in both startup and large corporate environments
  • Demonstrated experience working as part of a collaborative, cross-functional, modern software design and development team 
  • Demonstrated experience in creating, prioritizing, and accepting user stories 
  • Demonstrated experience conducting user research and testing to understand needs 
  • Ability to travel 1 week/month

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in a regulated industry
  • Experience shipping both new products as well as improving upon existing ones
  • Experience mentoring others
  • Experience working in a balanced, collocated team
  • Experience with Health IT or Hospital IT
  • Ability to deliver and receive feedback in a positive, constructive, and kind manner
  • Demonstrated experience communicating with and success influencing functional and technical team members at all levels in the organization 
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn and understand new fields and rapidly attain clinical knowledge, and to communicate effectively with SMEs across different subject areas and functions




Requisition ID: 487377


As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.

So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!


At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer.


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.

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