Technical Program Manager (Automation & Robotics)

  • Myriad Genetics, Inc
  • South San Francisco, CA, USA
  • Oct 12, 2019
Information Technology

Job Description

Myriad Genetics, Inc

Myriad is an equal opportunity employer and as such, affirms in policy and practice to recruit, hire, train and promote, in all job classifications without regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status or status as a protected veteran. Reasonable accommodation will be provided for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in job application procedures. We believe that diversity lends a regional, national, and global advantage to the clients we serve. Our workforce consists of dynamic individuals, with a range of backgrounds, talents, and skills.

Technical Program Manager (Automation & Robotics)

US-CA-South San Francisco

Job ID: 2019-9194
Type: Regular Full-Time
# of Openings: 1
Category: Engineering

Myriad Genetics Inc.


We are currently looking for Technical Program Managers who want to work on innovative products that will help people make life-changing decisions. Utilize your technical and business skills to make meaningful impact in an industry that is desperate for innovation and change! This is a great opportunity to join an entrepreneurial, cross-functional team working on practical technical challenges and directly contributing to the commercial success of the company.


What you'll do:

  • Be the program manager for our custom-built, automation-centric LIMS (lab information management system) that powers our industry leading NGS (next-generation sequencing) clinical lab; Watch the video (
  • Partner effectively with the stakeholders in R&D, Engineering, and Clinical Laboratory teams in translating end user requirements and system domain expertise into detailed technical product requirements for engineering
  • Create and maintain the Automation Engineering team’s project roadmap and milestones and ensure that we are working on high impact projects that align with the company mission and goals.
  • Deliver outstanding results through constant cross-functional communication, conflict resolution, and decision making
  • Work closely with software engineers and business partners to bring products through the full agile software development lifecycle; on-spec and on-time
  • Ensure the quality and completeness of product and project requirement documents
  • Run process and meetings that accelerate, not hinder, team velocity
  • Be accountable for schedules and report progress regularly to all stakeholders while mitigating risks along the way
  • Keep the focus on priorities while shielding the team from distractions and interferences
  • Recommend system improvements by analyzing current practices and processes
  • Provide first level diagnostic of incidents and support of automation business users
  • Utilize your analytical strength to define, develop and own product success metrics


About you:

  • 4+ years of relevant experience with BS or MS in an engineering, bioengineering or information management discipline. Fluency with Jira, Confluence, Office 365, Github, SmartSheets (gantt charts)
  • Experience working with LIS or LIMS systems in a CLIA governed space. Prior success as a technical program manager in a software team, ideally with SaaS products in an entrepreneurial environment; familiarity with healthcare or genomics a plus
  • Well versed with agile or scrum concepts (sprints, backlog, burndown charts), with PMP and/or Certified Scrum Master certifications preferred
  • Experience with business analytics tool Looker and data analytics tool DataDog preferred
  • Programming experience and/or training in statistics is a plus
  • Experience working in a regulated industry
  • Can effectively influence and communicate cross-functionally with all roles and levels of management
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills