PRODUCT MANAGER


Reports to: Chief Strategy Officer


Summary of position:


Benefits Science Technologies is a data science and technology firm founded out of MIT and innovating at the intersection of analytics, healthcare, and software development. We are building THE data science-driven engine to help clients manage risk related to healthcare and insurance - empowering them to make optimal decisions to control costs and improve quality of care for their members. Our passion is finding unique answers to complex questions and continually redefining the leading edge. Under the Direction of the Chief Strategy Officer or designee, the Product Manager is responsible for product planning and marketing, including managing the product throughout Product Lifecycle. This includes gathering and prioritizing product and customer requirements, defining product vision, and working closely with development and engineering to deliver stellar products. This is a full time, salaried position, with salary commensurate with education, experience, and contribution.



Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Schedule and manage release cycles and product launches in a SAAS environment.

  • Lead and conduct market research and respond by creating appropriate products, technical specifications, and product descriptions.

  • Track and document progress and goals across all products.

  • Define the product strategy and roadmap internally and for customers, synthesizing complex business requirements and breaking them down into an execution plan.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams for every stage of product development, transforming business and market strategies into do-able, defined product plans.

  • Responsible for studying and analyzing alternatives to improve outcomes.

  • Responsible for delivering initiatives from conception through completion in an iterative way. Goes above and beyond meeting the minimum to deliver a fantastic user experience.

  • Must pass initial and periodic background checks, and comply with all applicable HIPAA and Security regulations, including maintaining HIPAA Awareness Certification.

  • Must be available and able to work during standard business hours in the Benefits Science office in Needham, MA, as well as at other times as needed for communication and coordination. This position may be temporarily remote due to Covid.


Qualifications:


  • BS degree in Business, Applied Mathematics, Computer Science, Information Technology, or related field (MS or MBA strongly preferred).

  • Minimum 5 years experience as a Software or Web Product Manager required (8 preferred), with a proven track record of delivering multiple successful technical data driven products or services, following lean methodologies, and driving adoption and growth.

  • Experience working with health insurance products and data strongly preferred.

  • Experience with building cloud-based solutions and leveraging usage metrics to drive roadmap.

  • Exceptional product management skills, including strong business judgement, problem solving, communication, and demonstrated leadership experience influencing cross-functional teams to achieve aggressive objectives.

  • Must be a proactive self-starter with take ownership/roll up the sleeves attitude regarding getting the work done. This cannot be emphasized enough.

  • Must have proven ability to execute strategically and tactically.

  • Must be analytical, detail oriented, and creative, bringing up innovative ideas for solutions while making decisions based on data analysis and facts.

  • Must be able to meet tight deadlines and prioritize workloads.

  • Preferred: Experience supporting virtualization environments including Tableau, as well as experience working with AWS or Jira.

  • Preferred: Familiarity with Agile methodologies including Scrum or Kanban.

  • Must demonstrate a keen interest in keeping abreast of technological advances and proven success at incorporating new technology into existing systems.

  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team, with strong interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Fluent in English (both verbal and written).



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