Sr. Director, RTSM Product Management

Software Development

United States - NY, New York

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Our Team:


Our RTSM Product Team is responsible for creating, organizing and delivering valuable features and capabilities centered around our products core objectives: randomizing patients within a clinical trial and helping study teams manage the investigative product (inventory, shipping, dosing, dispensing). The team works hand-in-hand with Engineering (developers and QA testers), designers, and architects to ensure efficient and quality in everything we roll out. There is also a tight knit relationship with our services and customer support organization. As with all products at Medidata, we are part of our Clinical Cloud platform and tightly connected with our EDC solution.


Who we’re looking for:


We are looking for an experienced Product leader who directs a comprehensive product strategy from product conception and definition through end of life. He/she functions as a central resource with design, quality, test, marketing and distribution as the product(s) move through their lifecycle. Core experience in Life Sciences, Pharmaceutical or Health Care is highly desired. We are an agile operation so self-starters who have experience working in dynamic environments is crucial. Key activities include:

  • Direct the activities of Product Managers and Managers of Product Management, as well as the Technical Documentation Group 

  • Define the scope and content of product releases, set timelines for those releases, and manage the development and validation efforts to those timelines

  • Provide guidance to product business analysts, owners, managers in the specification and management of product development efforts

  • Manage and participate in the creation of all Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) documents such as Functional Specifications, Trace Matrix, Release Notes

  • Manage the General Availability process for new releases by coordinating with other groups within Medidata, such as IT, Training and Professional Services

  • Act as a focal point for enhancement requests and product guidance, both for customer focus groups and internal focus groups

  • Directs team of “business analysts” involved in the design and evaluation of Rave RTSM product features and capabilities

  • Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function


Your Competencies:

  • Participates with other senior managers to establish strategic plans and objectives

  • Makes final decisions on administrative or operational matters related to direct reports

  • Works on complex issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of the product and company procedures

  • Ensures budgets and schedules meet corporate requirements

  • Regularly interacts with executives and/or major customers for purpose of feature gathering and product feedback

  • Strong experience with cross-functional teams including software development and software quality teams

  • Attention to detail and managing multiple timelines in parallel

  • Solid experience with web-based software products

  • Solid project management experience, including use of Gantt based tools (strong preference for Aha! experience)

  • Experience with Requirements Gathering, Use Case development

  • Experience with creating product documentation

  • Familiar with Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies

  • Strong familiarity with IRT/IVRS/RTSM solution needs including supply management, randomization and dosing use cases.


Requirements (Education & Experience):

  • Bachelor's degree required; or equivalent years of experience

  • Requires a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the healthcare/clinical field

  • Requires a minimum of 2 years management experience

  • Requires a minimum of 5 years IRT/RTSM experience



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.


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.



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