Senior Product Manager, Data Infrastructure

23andMe   •  

Mountain View, CA

Industry: Pharmaceuticals & Biotech


5 - 7 years

Posted 34 days ago

Who we are

Since 2006, 23andMe’s mission has been to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. We are a group of passionate individuals pushing the boundaries of what’s possible to help turn genetic insight into better health and personal understanding.

Who you are

You are passionate about solving ambiguous problems and pragmatically balance the need to scale with the desire to remain scrappy. You develop your own point of view, but readily pivot when a better solution emerges, and view complex requirements as an opportunity to simplify. You have humility, a bias for action, great ability to partner, and a sense of ownership in your product. You are excited to play a key role in helping 23andMe scale as we transform the way millions of customers understand their health and themselves.

What you’ll do

  • Drive the delivery of internal tools and products for our genetic discovery and therapeutics space
  • Define and build research infrastructure products that power genetic discoveries used in product features and in drug discovery
  • Develop a deep technical understanding of the processing and analysis of genetic and phenotypic data
  • Identify pain points and workflow inefficiencies with key partners, build business cases to address them, and collaboratively brainstorm product opportunities for improvement
  • Maintain and contribute to the product roadmap for core Research Infrastructure components for our research, therapeutics and clinical studies products
  • Translate user requirements into technical requirements to drive the execution of internal products forward
  • Drive a pipeline of product features and enhancements; constantly refine priorities to ensure alignment with company goals
  • Work side by side with partners such as Engineering, Research, Therapeutics, Product Science and Business Development, to deliver products on time
  • Communicate the direction and strategy of the related Research Infrastructure product area to the organization; obtain key stakeholder buy-in and support to drive it forward

What you’ll bring

  • 6+ years of software product or technical program management experience
  • 2+ years in product managing research infrastructure systems and tools, experience in genetics research, therapeutics, and bioinformaticspreferred
  • Bachelor's degree in biology, engineering, statistics, computer science, mathematics
  • Technical depth with software development frameworks, agile workflows, and APIs
  • Experience building big data storage and computation techniques and software, or tools that utilize large computational infrastructure
  • Strong analytical and creative problem-solving skills
  • Exemplary presentation and organizational skills
  • Demonstrated success communicating across scientific, technical and business audiences
  • Collegiality, flexibility, and cordiality


  • Advanced degree in life sciences, engineering, or business
  • Familiarity with information architecture best practices, bioinformatics workflows