Director, Product Management, Data Platform

3+ months agoNew York, NY
Medidata: Conquering Diseases Together

Medidata is leading the digital transformation of life sciences, creating hope for millions of patients. Medidata helps generate the evidence and insights to help pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and diagnostics companies, and academic researchers accelerate value, minimize risk, and optimize outcomes. More than one million registered users across 1,400 customers and partners access the world's most-used platform for clinical development, commercial, and real-world data. Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company, is headquartered in New York City and has offices around the world to meet the needs of its customers. Discover more at

Your Mission:

Medidata is looking for an experienced Director, Product Management to lead product strategy and requirements for a cloud based enterprise data platform. Partner with architecture, user experience, engineering, testing, and project management to design and deliver solutions.

  • Lead the development of high level solutions, business, user, and functional requirements to ingest, transform, review, cleanse, present, and extract data

  • Ensure product solutions will deliver business value and delightful user experience

  • Engage with customers to understand business challenges and functional needs

  • Coordinate across product teams to request and/or capture requirements, plan, and deliver functionality across multiple teams

  • Lead the definition of end to end business use cases

  • Collaborate with architects, engineers, testing, and project management to define detailed work plans, project milestones, and delivery schedules

  • Manage and prioritize work to achieve delivery schedules

  • Define roadmaps to deliver product capabilities and functionality

  • Provide project status updates

Your Competencies:

  • Expertise in business and system architecture

  • Expertise in data handling, processing, harmonization, and standardization

  • Knowledge of transactional systems, reporting systems, and data warehousing

  • Experience with user experience and business process development

  • Knowledge of data standards and governance, data modeling, relational databases, big data technologies, data streaming, system integration, service oriented architecture, ETL, application programming interfaces, machine learning, artificial intelligence, and semantics

  • Expertise with application and system development

  • Hands on programming experience

  • Expertise with Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)

  • Experience in agile development and using development tools

  • Analytical thinking and problem solving

  • Results oriented and business value focused

  • Ability to manage and lead teams

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast paced environment

  • Ability to work collaboratively and influence in a matrixed environment

  • Ability to communicate complex technological concepts to business users

  • Ability to translate and communicate business needs into technical requirements

  • Able to define incremental development paths for functionality to achieve future vision

Your Education & Experience:

  • 10+ years experience

  • 4+ years people management experience

  • Bachelor's degree required; Master’s degree preferred.

  • Life Sciences experience

  • Knowledge of clinical trial business processes and data

  • Knowledge of systems used in clinical trials, EDC, CTMS, etc

  • Knowledge of clinical trial data standards

  • Experience with systems integration and/or system implementation

  • Experience with client management and communication

Medidata is making a real difference in the lives of patients everywhere by accelerating critical drug and medical device development, enabling life-saving drugs and medical devices to get to market faster. Our products sit at the convergence of the Technology and Life Sciences industries, one of most exciting areas for global innovation. Nine of the top 10 best-selling drugs in 2017 were developed on the Medidata platform.

Medidata’s solutions have powered over 14,000 clinical trials giving us the largest collection of clinical trial data in the world. With this asset, we pioneer innovative, advanced applications and intelligent data analytics, bringing an unmatched level of quality and efficiency to clinical trials enabling treatments to reach waiting patients sooner.

Medidata Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Medidata Solutions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Medidata Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. 

Medidata requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to provide documentation of full vaccination, unless qualified for an accommodation as determined by Medidata, consistent with applicable law.  Although accommodation requests will be considered (and granted where appropriate/possible), it may be determined that a candidate is unable to adequately perform the essential functions of the position without imposing an undue hardship on Medidata due to customer requirements, staffing needs, or other business reasons.


Client-provided location(s): New York, NY, USA
Job ID: oouiffw9

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness
    • Health Insurance
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Wellness Program
  • Work Flexibility
    • Flexible Work Hours
  • Office Life and Perks
    • Commuter Benefits Program
  • Vacation and Time Off
    • Unlimited Vacation
  • Financial and Retirement
    • 401(K)
  • Professional Development
    • Tuition Reimbursement

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