Helix is hiring a

Principal Product Manager - Consumer Products

San Carlos, United States

Everyone can benefit from a better understanding of the most fundamental aspect of what makes them unique: their own DNA. Inside all those A’s, T’s, C’s and G’s lie insights into every person—you just have to know what you’re looking for.

Helix is creating the world’s first platform for consumers to get sequenced and gain these insights in their DNA through an ecosystem of high quality partners. From personalized medicine to advanced cancer screenings to custom diet and nutrition plans, the world of DNA learning is becoming accessible and more valuable than ever. And as our partners grow, so will the opportunity for discovery.

As the Principal PM for Helix's consumer products, you will take the lead in defining the core Helix user experience from the ground up. Not only will you have the opportunity to create a rich user experience to help inform/educate users about their genetic information, you will also be building out our curated marketplace for a rich set of partner products that leverage each users genomic data. Come help introduce genetics to the world and work on meaningful products that every single person in the world can benefit from!

 Some examples of projects we’re working on:

  • Bringing up a high-throughput clinical genetics laboratory using next generation sequencing and integrating that software into our platform
  • Scaling up bioinformatics software pipelines to curate and annotate genetic sequences at high volume
  • Developing a secure cloud-based platform and applications for people to access their DNA
  • Creating the means for people to discover relevant and interesting genomics applications from a trusted ecosystem of high-quality content partners

    We are looking for a strong Product Manager who will help us imagine, design and develop how our retail customers interact with the Helix ecosystem of products and experiences, including:

    • Helix.com that will introduce them to the world of genetics
    • An easy and  seamless experience getting one’s genome sequenced
    • Secure ways to purchase/store and manage their own genetic data
    • A rich marketplace of curated partner applications that will empower customers to learn more about themselves

    What’s important to us:

    • Curiosity - we are passionate about the possibilities enabled by having access to your own DNA
    • Responsibility - we have an obligation to people to operate with highly credible research guided by well respected advisors, with clear and effective communication about our products
    • Agility - flexibility, nimbleness, and effectiveness are important to the Helix culture; we’re committed to agile development, continuous integration, and rapid execution across development, product, and design
    • Experience - we’re building a team with amazing track records of multidisciplinary achievements

     What we’re looking for:

    • You have experience as a PM leading cross-functional web and mobile teams to deliver world-class consumer and/or digital health products
    • You obsess about the customer and ways to resolve their pain points
    • A passion for improving people’s lives through access to information about their DNA
    • 5+ years of experience in product management of consumer internet products
    • Experience working with partners to co-develop great consumer products and experiences
    • Experience with and an affinity for a culture that emphasizes Agile, DevOps, and continuous delivery; should understand the role of product owner
    • Highly analytical and data-driven
    • Strong understanding of UX/UI principles