Global Product Manager - IVD Software (ADX-207-20)

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Global Product Manager - IVD Software (ADX-207-20)
THE COMPANY: ArcherDX, Inc. -
ArcherDX is advancing molecular diagnostics with a robust technology platform for genetic mutation detection by next-generation sequencing. By combining patented Anchored Multiplex PCR (AMP™) chemistry in an easy-to-use, lyophilized format and powerful bioinformatics software, the Archer® platform enhance genetic mutation identification. ArcherDX provides oncology-focused research products and is pursuing regulatory approval for multiple companion diagnostic assays. ArcherDX is headquartered in Boulder, Colorado. Learn more at and follow @ArcherDXInc on Twitter, Facebook and LinkedIn. 
Why the role matters: Creates tailored design and data analysis solutions to support key applications, enabling customers to gain clear insights which accelerates discoveries and reduces turn-around time for reporting on actionable information.
Overview: The individual will work cross-functionally, partnering with assay product managers along with software development teams to translate application-specific customer needs into design inputs, and ushering the product through the development process, ensuring the commercialization of solutions that bring value to ArcherDx’s customers.
  • Align with assay product management team and develop software strategy and roadmap
  • Drive roadmap execution technically and commercially in partnership with the assay product management team, marketing team, and regional sales
  • Understand and actively assess the market: segmentation, dynamics, trends, regional regulatory landscape pertaining to data privacy, data handling, and data residency. Actively monitors industry to understand the competitive environment and anticipates precision oncology market trends and demands. Use knowledge to evaluate, update and manage change (as appropriate) for in flight products.
  • Analyze and segment various global markets to determine compelling value propositions, competitive positioning, most desirable product attributes and trade-offs, most appropriate business model
  • Develop business cases in collaboration with assay product management for new market opportunities and proposals. Include creation of strategic plans, product definitions, market segmentation, collection of voice of customer, product requirements, market analysis and input into the annual Marketing Budget and metrics that will allow assessment of market adoption of ArcherDx’s solutions enabled by software
  • Drive successful relationships with key customers to ensure an understanding of emerging trends and key drivers for successful adoption of new products
  • Build strong internal relationships and collaborations with R&D, Pharma BD, CMO, MSLs, Project Managers, Commercial, Regulatory, Software, Finance and other key functions and teams.
  • Partner with Regulatory, Regional Marketing and Business Development to gain regional market feedback and incorporate considerations in portfolio decisions and go to market priorities.
  • Lead development of user stories, market requirements and work together with the technical product manager to define technical specifications
  • Lead cross-functional groups and drive accountability even if not in the same department
  • Lead core team in product development projects, representing the voice of the customer, while partnering with key stakeholders to ensure the successful introduction of the product into the market
  • Own the customer-driven process to define user workflows in different use settings and communicate this workflow to sub-teams for implementation.
  • Own early access programs to ensure validation of user requirements and specifications as well as allow optimization of overall user experience to help drive repeat business
  • Develop go to market plans in collaboration with assay product managers and global marketing built to achieve revenue goals, ensure successful customer adoption and accelerate ramp to volume
  • Provide technical marketing support to sales/support teams, training and tool development.
  • 5-10% travel both domestically and/or internationally, as required.
  • Bachelors or Masters in genetics, molecular genetics, molecular biology, biomedical engineering, or related field.
  • Advanced degree, PhD or MBA a plus.
  • Strong track record of success in bringing products to market
  • Previous experience with IVD software development
  • Minimum of 5 years as a software product manager, product owner or similar position with software development life cycle and scrum methodologies experience
  • Ability to build business cases with quantitative market analytics, revenue, NPV and profitability projections.
  • Strong understanding of core team processes and product life cycle management
  • Strong understanding of software development, architecture, user interfaces, and web development to understand and explain software technical considerations and trade-offs.
  • Experience with next-generation sequencing technology or workflow strongly preferred
  • Previous sales, marketing or business development experience preferred
  • Experience in and knowledge of molecular biology, in vitro diagnostics, medical devices.
  • Ability to lead by influence and drive stakeholder alignment
  • Strong initiative, problem-solving ability and sense of ownership when driving projects to completion.
  • Ability to develop support materials (internal and customer-facing) for workflows and applications, and build and deliver compelling, market focused presentations.
  • Exceptional communications skills – with a proven ability to influence at all levels across a matrixed organization.
  • Ability to work as a member of a multi-functional team, strong communication and organizational skills
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Conveniently located minutes from downtown Boulder via Pearl Street or the Goose Creek Path. Easily commutable from all directions.

An Insider's view of ArcherDX

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Collaborative - when I walk through the ArcherDX office at any time of day, I can see cross-functional collaboration in action. Our team members are constantly connecting in structured and unstructured meetings to solve problems and achieve goals.


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How do you collaborate with other teams in the company?

Collaboration between functional groups is key to the Logistics team's success at Archer. Working closely with Sales, Manufacturing, Assay Development, Customer Support, Finance and QA allows us to provide better customer service by improving our processes, troubleshoot, brainstorm new ideas, learn from each other and share our best "dad" jokes.


Logistics Manager

How do you empower your team to be more creative?

Creativity requires a break from the routine and the screen. Here at Archer the team gets creative through walks to the food trucks, lunch runs, climbing gym sessions or a few end of the week craft brews. Some of our best algorithms were developed or refined on the climbing gym mat.


VP of Bioinformatics and Commercial Development

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

The marketing team brings in and drives the voice of our customers across the organization. Each strategic decision we make at ArcherDX is informed by a deep, customer-centric approach, where we use our insights to better understand how we can deliver an exceptional experience and aim to positively impact the lives of the patients we serve!


Director, Global Marketing

What are ArcherDX Perks + Benefits

ArcherDX Benefits Overview

ArcherDX offers a competitive and generous benefit package including:

• Medical PPO or HMO and Dental-82% of monthly premium covered by the company
• Optional vision, life, FSA, dependent care plans
• Basic AD&D, Short and Long Term disability-covered 100% by the company
• 160 hours PTO per calendar after three months of service
• 6-weeks parental leave covered 100% by the company
• 401K with company match with potential of up to $2000/year
• 2019 bonus - 5% based on company objectives (for non-commissioned employees)
• Company stock options for all employees
• Tuition Reimbursement
• Ecopass

Volunteer in local community
Partners with Nonprofits
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Daily stand up
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Group brainstorming sessions
Documented equal pay policy
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Wellness Programs
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K) Matching
Company Equity
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Remote Work Program
Our remote work program includes work from home on occasion as needed.
Family Medical Leave
Employees who have been with the company for 12 months are eligible for 12 weeks of family medical leave.
Company sponsored family events
Archer sponsors family oriented events annually. This year, we had our summer picnic at the Boulder Reservoir.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Perks & Discounts
Beer on Tap
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Company Outings
Archer hosts company outings Semi-annually.
Relocation Assistance
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Tuition Reimbursement
Our tuition reimbursement plan offers an annual max of $5250.
Cross functional training encouraged
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