Sr Director, New Product Development

Job Location
Oakland, CA 94612
Based on experience
Job Description

Director of Product Management, New Products

Omicia – Oakland, CA 


Omicia is looking for a product superhero to take a leadership role in bringing new offerings to market. The successful candidate will have significant experience successfully launching and managing SaaS products through the product life cycle. The candidate will also possess a deep understanding of the genomics and clinical diagnostics industry, with a keen understanding of the current stage of the industry and opportunities.  


Help us shape the future of precision medicine!



  • Lead and manage product strategy, planning and launch of new products 
  • Define market requirements through market research, competitive analysis, and customer development 
  • Articulate value proposition, product offering, market segmentation and positioning strategy 
  • Work closely with R&D and customer success teams to build product roadmap and feature requirements 
  • Work hands-on with development, QA, designers, business and operations teams to successfully design, prototype, build, and deploy product features 
  • Analyze, manage, iterate and track the continued success of features in production 
  • Partner with marketing team, define product messaging / positioning, and develop and implement successful marketing plans and sales enablement programs 
  • Collaborate with cross functional team members on key opinion leader recruitment and management to ensure successful adoption and evolution of products 
  • Actively manage lifecycle of existing products including product improvements and expansions 
  • Develop and mature pricing strategies 
  • Train and support the field organization to ensure accomplishment of revenue targets

Desired Skills and Experience

  • 7+ years of product management experience including 2+ years of software product management required 
  • Experience with diagnostics, in the CLIA or FDA regulated environment preferred 
  • Track record of successful product launches 
  • Deep understanding of the genomics and diagnostics industry and products, reimbursement and regulatory strategies and business models 
  • Experience developing SaaS products using the agile software development methodology strongly preferred 
  • Excellent analytical, organizational and communication skills 
  • Ability to build and present a strong business case 
  • Driven to question assumptions and validate hypotheses 
  • Highly motivated and results-driven. Obsesses over getting the details right but knows how to ship on time 
  • Independent yet able to work effectively in a dynamic team environment 
  • Adept at using Excel for product analysis, SQL a plus 
  • Innovator with a passion for building software products that truly advance the field of genome interpretation 
  • Ph.D./M.S. in Life Sciences (Molecular biology, Genetics, Computational Biology). MBA highly valued
How to Apply

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About Our Organization

About Omicia, Inc.

Omicia delivers a market-leading software platform that enables analysis, interpretation, and reporting on genomic data to expedite diagnosis and improve medical outcomes. Omicia’s products are in use at more than 500 world-class academic and clinical institutions worldwide. By accelerating understanding of the genetic basis of disease, drug response, and health, Omicia is unlocking the potential of individualized medicine. Headquartered in Oakland, California with an office in the UK, Omicia was founded by renowned industry veterans with a deep understanding of technology, genomics, and diagnostics. Investors include ARTIS Ventures, Acadia Woods, Bay City Capital, Buchanan Investments, Casdin Capital, Roche Venture Fund, Ping An, UPMC Enterprises and LDVP. 

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