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Thermo Fisher Scientific Senior Product Manager-Clinical Next-Generation Sequencing in Boston, Massachusetts

Job Title: Senior Product Manager-Clinical Next-Generation Sequencing

Requisition ID: 158196BR

Location: US - Remote

What will you do?

The Sr Product Manager role is responsible for the Ion Gene Studio and Ion Chef businesses supporting Thermo Fisher's next-generation sequencing solutions. In this role the candidate will manage sustaining activities for the previously mentioned products including operations planning, guiding service and commercial teams, participating in technology development and roadmap discussions, and working with cross-functional teams within the Clinical Sequencing Division of Thermo Fisher Scientific.

This is a pivotal role in a highly matrixed organization where you will interact with Customers, R&D, Sales, Support, Marketing, Finance, Executives, IT, Legal, Manufacturing, Operations, Regulatory, Customer Service and more, across many countries and time zones. In this role you will be fully responsible for supporting business opportunities where Gene Studio systems are key to making customers successful and demonstrate Thermo Fisher's leadership in the space.

The successful candidate will thrive in this role if he/she enjoys embracing change, innovation, and ownership of this multi-faceted role.


  • Provide day-to-day product management guidance for sustaining products and new product initiatives.

  • Ownership of the product Roadmap with a short, mid, and long-term view.

  • In-depth expert product knowledge to help guide the direction of the product to be in line with the company's overall vision.

  • Market oversight to stay ahead of customer needs and competition.

  • Voice-of-customer (VOC) collection to gather new or validate existing product requirements to ensure our products continue to meet our customer's needs.

  • Establish key relationships with internal and external stakeholders to maximize communication and productivity.

  • Strategic thinker and tactical executioner.

  • Prioritize requirements with a keen eye on business benefit.

  • Create executive reports to monitor the health of the business.

How will you get there?


  • BS, Masters or PhD(preferred) in systems engineering, molecular biology, biochemistry/biophysics or equivalent.

  • Master's in business (MBA) preferred but not essential.


  • Previous experience in Product Management of next-generation sequencing technologies is highly preferred.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a product management role for a life science software and/or consumable products.

  • Ability to lead and manage through influence.

  • Ability to collect, synthesize and explain complex concepts in layman terms is essential.

  • Ability to create financial models to justify investment in a new product initiative.

  • Ability to work with offshore resources in different time zones is critical.

  • Ability to present clearly and concisely to different audiences including at the executive level.

  • Looking for self-starter who is comfortable working in a fast-moving interdisciplinary team.

  • Problem solver and solutions oriented who embraces team work rather than individual contribution.

  • Travel international/national up to 20% (once Pandemic travel restrictions are lifted).

Preferred Qualifications (nice to have):

  • Previous experience in a customer facing role such as Field Applications Scientist or Scientific Sales is preferred and a distinct advantage.

  • Experience leading Services organizations very desirable.

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit .

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.