Director/Senior Director, Technical Programs & Enterprise Applications

Job Location
180 Kimball Way
San Francisco, CA 94080
Job Description

Counsyl has grown from a startup to become one of the largest clinical genome centers in the world. We’ve brought together a variety of technical, scientific and clinical disciplines to make medically actionable DNA screening accessible to all. We’re looking for a Director/Senior Director who can lead our Technical Program Management (TPM) and Enterprise Applications team in our effort to build innovative products and develop business applications that will help people make life-changing decisions. Utilize your technical and business skills to make meaningful impact in an industry that is desperate for innovation and change! This is a great opportunity to lead an entrepreneurial, cross-functional organization working on technical projects and products that directly contribute to the commercial success of the company.  What You'll Do: 

  • Responsible for on-spec and on-time delivery of the full portfolio of internally developed software and third-party software applications
  • Coach, mentor and lead a team to deliver outstanding results through constant cross-functional communication, conflict resolution and decision making
  • Develop and enforce a project prioritization system in alignment with company strategy, for triaging the large number development concepts
  • Set a high standard for project specifications for technical projects, merging your knowledge of business requirements with technical understanding and fluency
  • Work closely with IT to architect our business systems and internal workflows
  • Advocate for modern, agile development practices and processes across the organization

About you:  

  • 3+ years of prior senior level leadership of product, program, software or IT organizations, ideally with SaaS products in an entrepreneurial environment (familiarity with healthcare or genomics is a plus)
  • BS or MS in an engineering discipline or equivalent experience
  • Influences and communicates cross-functionally across all roles and levels of management, including C-level
  • Coaches and trains teams on tactical aspects of program management
  • Uses clear, simple language to translate business needs into technical requirements
  • Pays strong attention to detail, seeks resolution to open issues
  • Is well-versed with project management concepts and understands when and how to implement development processes
About Our Organization

Counsyl is a health technology company that offers DNA screening for diseases that can impact men, women and their children. The Counsyl philosophy is simple: screen for diseases where advanced knowledge makes a difference in health outcomes, whether it’s changing a behavior, pursuing preventative measures, or simply preparing for what lies ahead. The Counsyl team includes an accomplished group of problem-solvers — top engineers, scientists, and designers — who are taking the lead on building the modern clinical laboratory. Scientific rigor, custom robotics, and software are at the heart of every Counsyl product, resulting in better, faster and more affordable screens that are broadly accessible. Beyond the laboratory, Counsyl offers doctors and patients a technology platform for results delivery in real time, with on-demand access to board-certified genetic counselors. Counsyl has screened more than 750,000 patients and served more than 10,000 health care professionals in its CLIA-certified, CAP-accredited and NYS CLEP-permitted clinical laboratory. The company has raised a total of $102 million and is privately backed by Pilot Growth Equity, Goldman Sachs Asset Management, Founders Fund, Felicis Ventures, David Drummond, and other high profile investors.

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