Product Owner

Technology and R&D London, United Kingdom

Position at Medidata Solutions

Medidata: Conquering Diseases Together

Medidata is leading the digital transformation of life sciences, creating hope for millions of patients. Medidata helps generate the evidence and insights to help pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and diagnostics companies, and academic researchers accelerate value, minimize risk, and optimize outcomes. More than one million registered users across 1,400 customers and partners access the world's most-used platform for clinical development, commercial, and real-world data. Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company, is headquartered in New York City and has offices around the world to meet the needs of its customers. Discover more at

Your Mission:

Medidata is looking for an experienced Sr Product Owner, Product Management to lead the creation of data ingestion, transformation, review, cleaning, presentation, and extraction features and functionality for a cloud based enterprise data platform. Collaborate with product management leads, architects, user experience designers, engineers, testers, and project managers to deliver solutions.

  • Ensure solutions being developed will provide business value and delightful user experience

  • Be recognized as the subject matter expert for the product

  • Define product roadmaps

  • Lead business analysis activities

  • Understand business challenges and requirements

  • Understand end to end business use cases

  • Collaborate on product design with product managers, architects and engineers. 

  • Represent the business during design activities to ensure business needs will be met

  • Define user requirements, functional requirements, data flows, business process flows

  • Create epics and user stories and lead story mapping to develop functionality

  • Lead sprint planning and grooming

  • Ensure developed functionality meets functional and quality requirements

  • Ensure solutions can be supported and easily maintained

  • Coordinate and negotiate delivery with other product owners for cross team delivery of product features

  • Partner with project management, engineering and testing to define project delivery timelines

  • Support product release processes

  • Prioritize backlog for new feature and enhancement development 

  • Triage and prioritize and bug fixes in backlog

Your Competencies:

  • Experience with data handling, processing, harmonization, and standardization

  • Understanding of transactional systems, reporting systems, and data warehousing

  • Experience with user experience and business process development

  • Understanding of system and data integration modalities

  • Understanding of data processing technologies

  • Understanding of data storage modalities

  • Experience with application and system development

  • Hands on programming experience a plus

  • Experience with Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)

  • Experience in agile development and using development tools

  • Analytical thinking and problem solving

  • Results oriented and business value focused

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to work collaboratively and influence in a matrixed environment

  • Escalate issues to management as appropriate

  • Ability to communicate complex technological concepts to business users

  • Ability to translate and communicate business needs into technical requirements

  • Able to define incremental development paths for functionality to achieve future vision

Your Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree required

  • Life Sciences experience preferred

  • Knowledge of clinical trial business processes and systems preferred

Note: The requirements should reflect your minimum requirements for the role in general

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.

MDSOL Europe Ltd is an equal opportunity employer.  We welcome all applications irrespective of race, gender, gender reassignment, age, religion or belief, relationship status, pregnancy/maternity, sexual orientation or disability.