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PTC Bioinformatics Product Owner

South San Francisco, CA 94080

Posted: 09/19/2023 Employment Type: Contract Job Category: Data Sciences Job Number: 586198 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description


This position is part of the Individualized Medicines Team in the Pharma Cell and Gene Therapy Group (PTC) responsible for the process development, manufacture and supply of personalized immunotherapies in collaboration with our global partners.

We are seeking a highly motivated team member to serve as a Product Owner (PO) in the PTC Bioinformatics group. This role will contribute to the ongoing effort to develop production grade computational pipelines to power neoantigen discovery and NGS based analytical workflows in support of CGT manufacturing. The team collaborates with Research, IT, Quality, and PTC Data Analytics colleagues to advance our software development efforts by using an Agile/Scrum framework. The PO is a key role in the SCRUM framework responsible for optimizing the value of work the Development Team performs and leading the team into successful delivery of the platform. The PO will own the teams product vision, delivery strategy, backlog grooming/prioritization, release planning and ensure all pipeline stakeholders are connected to the development effort.

Required Qualifications:
  • Masters in a biological sciences, engineering or mathematics related discipline.
  • Min 3 yrs experience in software/bioinformatics in biotech/pharma
  • Proficiency in coding in R, python or other programming languages
  • Experience developing bioinformatics workflows, preferably for cancer genomics
  • Experience with Agile software development and SCRUM team framework
  • Experience with software development and software quality best practices.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to thrive in a matrix team environment are required

Nice to have experience:
  • Experience with supporting development of GxP software solutions
  • Agile/Scrum certification is a plus
  • Prior experience with the drug development process
  • Experience with Agile CSV Methodologies 

Pay Rate Range: $60-$74/hr. Salary will be commensurate with experience
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