Product Manager

Job ID 2020-2392

Product Management New York, New York


Description

Medscape, a division of WebMD, develops and hosts physician portals and related mobile applications that make it easier for physicians and healthcare professionals to access clinical reference sources, stay abreast of the latest clinical information, learn about new treatment options, earn continuing medical education credits and communicate with peers.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

Medscape, a division of WebMD, develops and hosts physician portals and related mobile applications that make it easier for physicians and healthcare professionals to access clinical reference sources, stay abreast of the latest clinical information, learn about new treatment options, earn continuing medical education credits and communicate with peers. 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status

Description:

Medscape Education - the leading provider of Continuing Medical Education (CME) for both US and Global healthcare professionals - is looking for a Technical Product Manager to take ownership of business goals and requirements and to lead the execution of multiple product initiatives - from requirements gathering to product development and launch.  This role will interact with many cross-functional teams within Medscape; including but not limited to, Product, Engineering, Audience Engagement, UX, and Data Science.  This role is a great opportunity for someone looking to have full oversight of the product development and delivery process and gain experience working on  platforms  that have a direct impact on revenue and the customer experience.

The ideal candidate will have strong analytical skills, well rounded technical knowledge, and is capable of taking high-level business needs and turning them into engineering requirements. Additionally, they should have a track record of successfully launching products that have required the coordination of multiple teams and technical components. 

What You’ll Do:

  • Work closely with the engineering team and business stakeholders to create and refine users stories that satisfy the business request and maintain a positive impact on the user. 
  • Organize and run weekly grooming and sprint planning to ensure your team has a healthy backlog of prioritized work
  • Lead daily standups with your engineering team while providing updates and showcasing demos to cross-functional teams and leadership
  • Work with cross-functional teams to define and prioritize dependencies and requirements for  shared services and cross-platform work 
  • Determine feasibility for hard deadlines and propose options for alternative solutions that meet the priority requirements and deliver a plan for the full solution
  • Hold meetings to communicate deliverables and timelines to business stakeholders, and collaborate on the rollout process after deployment
  • Own the roadmap for your product area, refining feature ideas and maintaining existing features to drive business goals
  • Make informed decisions that keep the product development moving forward while providing transparency and potential impacts to colleagues and leadership
  • Perform product and technical analysis and be comfortable presenting insights and recommendations

Who You Are:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent years or an additional 4 years of experience in product management
  • 3 + years’ experience in online and software product management and development;or related systems/business analysis experience.
  • Experience in gathering and documenting product requirements for business partners and technical product teams including business rationale, user stories, functional specifications, and wireframing
  • Have a good set of soft skills where you’re comfortable coordinating and negotiating technical vs business tradeoffs to various groups and stakeholders
  • Experience working closely with a team of engineers and possessing a strong understanding of core web technologies including front-end and back-end languages and platforms
  • Familiar with Agile methodology and the tools (Jira, Confluence, etc,) that go with it 
  • Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and able to be flexible with evolving business requirements and possible impacts they could have