Program Manager - Diagnostics Strategy (ADX-339-20) at ArcherDX

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Diagnostic Strategy Program Manager (ADX-339-20)

In October 2020, Invitae Corporation (NYSE: NVTA) combined with ArcherDX, a genomic analysis company specializing in cancer diagnostics and monitoring, to create a leading comprehensive medical and cancer genetics company. As a combined company, Invitae, is bringing world-class genetic testing and diagnostics into mainstream medicine to improve healthcare for billions of people. Our goal is to aggregate the world’s genetic tests into a single service with higher quality and accuracy, faster turnaround time and actionable results. Learn more at and
As a Program Manager you will be responsible for bringing new IVD products through the product development process. You will orchestrate and lead collaborative planning to define and execute product development processes to support the Company’s commercial business goals. This role will have responsibility for managing program timelines, identifying key risks and mitigations, and facilitating execution of program goals. As the program lead, you will interact with cross functional departments including R&D, Regulatory Affairs, Quality, Manufacturing, Engineering, Strategic Operations, Software, Global and Regional Marketing, Customer Support and Finance to ensure that products are successfully launched, and that timelines and performance objectives are met.

These positions may be remote-based in the US, but priority is for candidates located in Boulder, CO. 
  • Develop integrated project management plans and project schedules using progressive elaboration
  • Responsible for overall program timelines
  • Manage the 'big picture' and help to initiate early on long lead items
  • Receive input from subject matter experts and line function project managers
  • Provide actionable insights into the Program status, progress, risks, and value
  • Facilitate transparency and communication cross-functionally
  • Champion best practices to ensure that the scope, business case, objectives and success metrics for projects/Programs/Portfolios are well defined, understood, measured and reported effectively
  • Document key decisions and facilitate information transfer both laterally and vertically for the Program
  • Facilitate efficient resource allocation within the Program
  • Identify and raise project delivery issues and risks for mediation, resolution or escalation to the appropriate level on a timely basis
  • Report, share and identify opportunities around Program metrics and KPIs
  • Conduct project post-mortems and continuous improvement sessions
  • Foster accountability of cross-functional team leads to resolve project issues and ensure project success
  • Ensure that cross-functional team leads have a clear understanding of roles and responsibilities for planning and delivering project, goals, deliverables, and issues
  • Support the implementation of standard project and business management processes and tools.
  • Review, understanding, and compliance with ArcherDX HIPAA Security policies and procedures.
  • Safeguarding the privacy and security of protected health information and European Union personal data.
  • Processing and handling of European Union personal data only as directed by ArcherDX for purposes of personalized molecular pathology.
  • Collaborate with other project and program managers on efficiencies, redundancies, metrics and best practices across entire diagnostics portfolio

  • Drive and determination
  • Ability to work in a fast paced and dynamic environment.
  • Understanding of design controls and diagnostic approval process from concept to submission.
  • High energy, self-motivated, approachable and articulate team player
  • Demonstrates strong leadership capabilities with the ability to lead a cross-functional team (assay development, laboratory, clinical, software, etc.) through a complex development program.
  • Ability to participate with others as a member of the team to ensure that demanding and difficult projects are handled smoothly and cooperatively to enhance the success of the projects and maintain strong relationships within all parts of the company.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills
  • Self-starter
    • Driven to perform
    • Self-directed: needs little explicit direction
    • Ability to organize, prioritize, and delegate tasks to efficiently move projects forward.
  • Must have experience operating at the individual project level for organizational project management.
  • Minimum of 10 years' Program/Project Management experience in the diagnostic or pharmaceutical industry.
  • Proven ability to coordinate multifaceted projects, including multitasking, deliverables management and timeline management.
  • Demonstrated ability to work within a commercial environment and influence with and without authority in a cross functional role.
  • Experience in diagnostic development or similar development paradigm
  • PMP Certification desired

  • Bachelor's degree
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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.


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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.


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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
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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