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Product Manager / Product Owner(m/f) - Germany  

Definiens (company)

Posted on : 21 October 2017

Project Description

We are making a difference with innovative technology in healthcare.

Definiens is an expanding multi-national software company based in Munich, Germany, with offices in the United States. We develop cutting-edge automated image and data analysis solutions for the development of tissue-based diagnostics. Definiens products are built on our unique Cognition Network Technology platform, which represents a quantum leap in digital image analysis.

Our pioneering spirit drives us forward in our quest to improve life by advancing pharma research and healthcare. Do you want to be part of this quest? Be part of an innovative software and research company that implements cloud-based Cognition Network Technology® to help treatment of patients with cancer through personalised healthcare.

Join our expanding Product Development Team in our Munich headquarters as

Product Manager / Product Owner(m/f)


  • Work with the Product Marketing Manager to get input on product vision and requirements from the business, shape and communicate it to the product team
  • Work with customers/users to collect and prioritize user needs in form of use cases, (epic) user stories and acceptance criteria. Evaluate usage statistics. Manage the product backlog
  • Be customer and user representative to the product team, and promote direct feedback from internal and external users to the product team
  • Organize and review usability engineering tasks together with UX experts, organize usability studies
  • Create agile release plans managing scope, dates and budgets and report on progress
  • Negotiate work with the product team
  • Work together with Research team, Chief Architect and other stakeholders to collect and evaluate new innovative product ideas
  • Document release notes, review user guide/online help
  • Create and review documentation per Definiens quality management system in line with target product requirements, e.g. for medical device and/or pharma standards (e.g. 21 CFR 820, GAMP5)

Qualifications & Skills

  • Master in computer science, biomedical science or similar degree
  • 3+ years’ experience as product owner or technical product manager for software products, working with agile product teams
  • Experience with SaaS/cloud-based software solutions
  • Experience in the life science or healthcare sector is very beneficial
  • Experience with image processing, data science, data mining, artificial intelligence applications is very beneficial
  • Experience working under design control, according to medical device regulations and/or pharma regulations
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, can bring concepts and ideas to life with descriptive scribbles in minutes
  • Can evaluate topics from the balcony and step on the dancefloor to get things done
  • Can put high level and complex problems into a prioritized plan
  • Excellent team player, motivates people
  • Ability to defend backlog, can professionally say “No” if necessary
  • Comes up with own new ideas and values the ideas of others equally

We offer

  • Exciting cutting-edge insights in science and technology with a focus on supporting the successful development of new immunotherapies for cancer patients
  • A rewarding position in the city center of Munich with excellent public transport connections
  • Competitive benefits and great personal development opportunities
  • A modern and creative working environment with highly skilled colleagues
  • Great atmosphere within a vibrant international team

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