Product Manager, Proteomics

NanoString Technologies
Job Location
530 Fairview Ave N
Seattle, WA 98109
Competitive Comp Package

Stock Options, ESPP, Matching 401K, Generous PTO, Wellness Reimbursement, and more

Job Description


Nanostring is seeking an innovative Product Manager with experience in commercializing protein immunoassay technologies. Nanostring has a strong culture around developing and launching exciting products to measure DNA and RNA in precious clinical samples. Today, the capability extends beyond nucleic acids to include proteins. Nanostring is looking to build a similar culture of excellence for the development of protein and RNA:Protein products. The right individual will be self-motivated, energetic and excited about developing novel products and creating new markets. The ideal candidate will have technical and marketing experience related to protein technologies. The candidate will demonstrate a thorough understanding of current market needs for protein analysis and emerging protein technologies.

Job Description:

Product Manager will be responsible for commercializing Nanostring's next generation RNA:Protein products. The product manager will lead the effort to define, design and commercialize RNA:Protein. Develop product profiles, competitive analysis, presentations, demos, white papers, and product updates for organizational marketing materials. Identify customer needs and market trends and recommend pricing strategies. Research competitor products and maintain competitive comparisons and evaluations.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Market Research: Perform quality and quantitative market research to understand customer segment, customer need, and competitive landscape 
  • Product development: Ability to define product concept, create product positioning and value propositions, write product requirements, propose pricing strategies, and generate financial models.
  • Go to Market Strategy: Plan key programs and/or events related to product promotion, trade shows, user group events, and other customer-focused events related to the RNA:Protein products.
  • Commercial support: Train field team on specific product details, support customer inquiries, and engage early access customers.
  • Minimum degree in Life Sciences (BSc)
  • Preferred advanced degree in Life Science or Business (MSc, PhD, or MBA)
  • >5 years experience in technical or commercial role related to protein products
  • Experience in managing immunoassay products for applications like IHC, flow, westerns, ELISAs
  • Experience in managing clinical immunoassay products
  • Self-motivated, highly organized, and meticulous in details
  • Must be able to work independently, manage multiple projects, communicate proactively, and prioritize daily tasks
  • Ability to travel >30%
About Our Organization

NanoString Technologies (NASDAQ:“NSTG”) provides life science tools for translational research and molecular diagnostic products. The company's nCounter® Analysis System, which has been employed in basic and translational research since it was first introduced in 2008 and cited in more than 450 peer-reviewed publications, has also now been applied to diagnostic use as the nCounter Dx Analysis System. The company's technology offers a cost-effective way to easily profile the expression of hundreds of genes, miRNAs, or copy number variations, simultaneously with high sensitivity, reproducibility and precision. The company's technology enables a wide variety of basic research and translational medicine applications, including biomarker discovery and validation. The nCounter-based Prosigna™ Breast Cancer Prognostic Gene Signature Assay is the first in vitro diagnostic kit to be marketed through the company's diagnostics business. Leveraging the company’s innovative platform and proven development, regulatory and commercial expertise , NanoString has established a companion diagnostics capability to enable biopharmaceuticals partners to translate biomarker discoveries into clinically-relevant diagnostics, helping to bring the right therapy to the right patient at the right time.

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