Senior Product Owner

Technology & Analytics New York, New York

Position at Medidata Solutions

Medidata: a great place to work; a great place to stay

Medidata is leading the digital transformation of life sciences with the world's most-used platform for clinical development, commercial and real-world data. Powered by artificial intelligence and delivered by #1 ranked industry experts, the Intelligent Platform for Life Sciences helps pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device companies and academic researchers accelerate value, minimize risk and optimize outcomes. Medidata serves more than 1,000 customers and partners worldwide and empowers more than 100,000 certified users every day to create hope for millions of patients. Discover the future of life sciences:

We know that diverse teams win and are fully committed to selecting leaders and employees that represent the markets in which we operate. We are still led by our Co-founders, Tarek Sherif and Glen de Vries, and have global operations in US, Europe and Asia with over 2000 employees.

Your Mission: 

The Data & Analytics product team owns the vision, strategy, and roadmap of Medidata’s data platform: the Medidata Enterprise Data Store (MEDS). MEDS is a semantically-aware data platform that leverages Artificial Intelligence to automate data integration, standardization, and enrichment. We leverage the industry’s largest and most comprehensive data asset, comprised of over 15,000 studies that have run on the Medidata Cloud, to train and build proprietary intelligence into MEDS.

  • Drive the development of product functionality to ingest data, automatically transform data, and enable data export

  • Leverage your knowledge and expertise in clinical trials and eClinical Systems (e.g., Rave EDC) to define requirements and business use cases for product development

  • Ensure highest value features and bugs are delivered through diligent backlog prioritization

  • Collaborate with teams, e.g. user experience, architecture, data science, engineering, and testing, to deliver high quality software

  • Analyze problems and rely on your curiosity and continual desire to learn to independently find answers to questions and creative solutions to problems – i.e., you get things done

  • Review data models and system design specifications to ensure business needs will be satisfied

  • Leverage your experience in agile methodologies to maximize the output of your teams

  • Maximize customer satisfaction by using detective-like instincts to quickly resolve issues


Your Competencies: 

  • You have been involved in many clinical trials across all stages and phases. You know clinical trial data, business processes, and systems. You have intimate knowledge about the complex journey of clinical data from definition to capture to review to submission.

  • You may have expertise in Clinical Data Management, Statistical Programming, Standards Governance, EDC development, or Electronic Data Acquisition

  • Hands-on experience with Industry Standards, e.g. CDISC ODM, CDASH, SDTM, or ADaM

  • Experience in SaaS software development defining, launching, and managing products is preferrable

  • A demonstrated and focused desire to be data-focused

  • The ability to break down complexity through superior written and verbal communication

  • The ability to translate business needs to technical requirements

  • The ability to negotiate and influence in a matrixed organization

  • The ability to thrive in a fast-paced, intellectually-demanding environment

Your Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited educational institution in a technical discipline (systems engineering, computer science)
  • Advanced degree in a technical discipline (preferred)
  • Programming experience, SQL (preferred)
  • Business process development experience (preferred)
  • 6+ years industry experience with BS, 5+ years with MS

Medidata is making a real difference in the lives of patients everywhere by accelerating critical drug and medical device development, enabling life-saving drugs and medical devices to get to market faster. Our products sit at the convergence of the Technology and Life Sciences industries, one of most exciting areas for global innovation. Nine of the top 10 best-selling drugs in 2017 were developed on the Medidata platform.

Medidata’s solutions have powered over 14,000 clinical trials giving us the largest collection of clinical trial data in the world. With this asset, we pioneer innovative, advanced applications and intelligent data analytics, bringing an unmatched level of quality and efficiency to clinical trials enabling treatments to reach waiting patients sooner.

Medidata Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Medidata Solutions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Medidata Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.