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Sr. Software Project Manager at Genomic Health
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Sr. Software Project Manager

Apply Share Job ID 1099 Category Research & Development Job Location Redwood City, California Posted Date 11/13/2018


Sr. Software Project Manager

Position summary
Genomic Health is the world's leading provider of genomic-based diagnostic tests that address both the over-treatment and optimal treatment of early-stage cancer, one of the greatest issues in healthcare today. We're in search of an extraordinary Software Project Manager to join our dynamic team. Software Project Managers at Genomic Health are responsible for planning, leading, organizing, and motivating project teams to achieve a high level of performance and quality in delivering projects that provide exceptional business value. The Sr. Software Project Manager may be responsible for managing several concurrent high visibility projects using Agile methods that cross multiple programs and functions. The Software Project Manager is expected to operate at both strategic and tactical levels. The SW Project manager will lead and manage large, complex enterprise-level projects consisting of multiple Agile teams and/or requiring integration with other activities outside the scope of the Agile teams as well as tactical execution to plan.
· Manage cross functional team through creation and execution of Software Project Plans
· Track, manage and communicate progress against project goals.
· Continuously analyze and manage project risk.
· Identify and facilitate tradeoff decisions to remove barriers to project success.
· Execute effective communication mechanisms and messages to keep team members and stakeholders engaged and informed.
· Build high functioning teams by ensuring each team member is fully engaged and held accountable.
· Participate in improving project management practices, methods and tools.

· BS/BA degree in Life Sciences, Computer Science or related discipline.
· A proven track record of successfully implementing software development projects using Agile methodologies including 8+ years of experience as a Project Manager including management of large, complex projects in a medical device, life science or healthcare industry.
· Solid understanding of software development life cycle models as well as expert knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices and the ability to blend them together in the right proportions to fit a project and business environment.
· Interpersonal and facilitation skills- proven ability to effectively build relationships and achieve alignment across a wide range of functions and constituents.
· Communication skills- Must be able to effectively communicate and influence at all levels of the organization including C level executives, technical and non-technical stakeholders, team members and functional managers.
· Business Knowledge - Sound grasp of the key business drivers and considerations in the biotech, pharmaceutical, medical device and /or life science industries.
· Leadership - ability to identify key issues, motivate and empower others to address them in a way which builds morale, generates ownership and commitment within the team.
· DESIRED - Project Management Institute PMP® certification, SCRUM Master certification.
Travel, physical demands and work environment
· Travel Requirements: <10%
· Standing or sitting for long periods of time may be necessary
· Use of computer, and or telephone for long periods of time may be necessary.
Join the Genomic Health Team, and have the rare chance to create a difference in the lives of patients with cancer, while developing your career potential. We value our employees and consider them an integral part of our company's growth and success. We maintain competitive total rewards programs designed to satisfy our employees' work life and personal life needs. To learn more about careers at Genomic Health visit:

You will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, gender identity, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status, or based on disability.


Genomic Health is the world's leading provider of genomic-based diagnostic tests that address both the over-treatment and optimal treatment of early-stage cancer, one of the greatest issues in healthcare today.
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If you want to be part of a team that prides itself in teamwork and developing cutting-edge technology at Genomic Health, apply today!