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Senior Technical Project Manager
Belmont, CA

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Job Description

Position Summary:

Next-gen genomic sequencing is a new frontier. The complexity and sheer size of the data in the life sciences will make astronomical data problems look modest. Roche Sequencing is not only changing science, but we are changing lives.

Our software teams are laying the groundwork for the future by developing powerful bioinformatics algorithms, data analysis tools, and software/systems infrastructures so researchers and clinicians can make better health decisions faster. The path to curing cancer lies in ones and zeros.

We are looking for candidates with a deep understanding of modern SaaS products. You'll get to be part of building a SaaS business from the ground up with the ability to influence the product and architecture and lots of opportunities for growth. Plus get to work side by side with a team of world-class doctors and researchers who want to impact global healthcare delivery.

The Senior Technical Project Manager is a project manager within engineering with various responsibilities related to software delivery. The role will work in partnership with the global engineering leadership team and other cross-functional teams to deliver software. The role could also include leading strategic initiatives or other special projects within engineering (e.g. security projects, technology assessments). The candidate should have a strong foundation in agile and be able to also contribute to and lead agile improvements.

Responsibilities Include:

* Sprint Management: Act as scrum master for 1 or more teams enabling and driving engineering teams to deliver 100% of their commitments at the sprint level while ensuring that the team is delivering quality software as per definition of done for each story in the sprint.

* SW Project Management: technical project management for one or more projects/features within engineering, responsible for technical delivery of a software release. The role will be the single point of contact to the project core team and represent engineering, owning technical deliverables and ensuring engineering is on track.

* General Technical Project Management: within engineering, taking on special projects and initiatives such as vendor or technology assessments, internal corporate initiatives, continuous improvement projects, resource management, portfolio and roadmap management.

Minimum Qualifications:

* Have successfully managed engineering deliverables for multiple enterprise-scale software development projects from concept to launch.

* Experience working in large, preferably global, software organizations, working across multiple locations with multiple software directors and managers and teams to deliver software releases to market.

* Hands-on software development experience in either Java or C++/C# is nice to have.

* Hands-on with reporting and status updates, willing and able to create fit-for-purpose and clear presentations and meaningful dashboards.

* Strong communication and solution oriented, with the ability to clearly and concisely explain complex organizational or technical problems.

* Strong interpersonal skills, with proven ability to navigate complex corporate environments and influence stakeholders and partners.

* Experience in healthcare is not required, but familiarity with healthcare systems and data and workflows is a plus (e.g. HL7, IHE).

* BS degree or equivalent in a directly related discipline (CS, Eng, etc.).

* 5-10+ years experience.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer.

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