Product Manager

Detect · Palo Alto, CA

Health & Well-Being
Posted 1 month ago

Product Management
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Product Manager, Hardware 

Company Description

Detect's mission is to empower individuals to have greater ownership of their health with rapid, low-cost home and point-of-care diagnostics.   We build breakthrough technology at the intersection of software, hardware, chemistry, and biology. We use this technology to champion a new era of personalized healthcare and help end the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Detect is a well-funded, rapidly growing health-tech company founded by award-winning scientist and highly successful serial entrepreneur, Dr. Jonathan Rothberg. Detect benefits from being a 4Catalyzer company, an incubator of biotech and med device companies (most notably Butterfly Network) who have collectively raised over $700 million in funding. 

Joining Detect is the opportunity to redesign the future of healthcare through the power of technology. Embark on a journey with us to maximize global impact, motivated by the idea that our products will change the lives of millions along with the people you love. 

Job Description

The hardware and R&D teams at Detect build key components for our scalable molecular diagnostic platform for COVID-19 and other pathogens. We envision a test that is so simple it can ultimately be used in the home, allowing individuals to self-test on a routine basis. Routine testing is essential to getting life back to normal. Come work alongside a world-class team of scientists and engineers to define the next generation of molecular testing.

As a Product Manager, you will be responsible for creating and maintaining the Detect hardware product roadmap that includes both in-market products as well as emerging products that will be used by millions of customers around the world. You clearly define the product vision backed by strong research and market data while seeking strong alignment with both our assay and software roadmaps. You have a deep love for working in a fast-paced pre-commercial startup environment and comfortable with rolling up your sleeves to contribute in any capacity required.

As part of our team, your core responsibilities will be: 

  • Own our hardware portfolio and strategy
  • Deliver clear product definitions and requirements
  • Back up product decisions with comprehensive market research
  • Partner with assay and software teams to deliver a robust and compelling product
  • Lead product launch readiness


Baseline skills/experiences/attributes:

  • At least 5 years experience in product management of IVD products
  • Experience working on products across the full product life cycle
  • Sound business judgment and discretion for managing projects
  • Ability to develop and execute against dynamic timelines and balance multiple projects

Ideally, you also have these skills/experiences/attributes (but it’s ok if you don’t!):

  • Experience working in consumer electronics
  • Familiarity with clinical testing
  • Experience developing products for a regulated environment
  • MBA or Masters Degree

You Deeply Identify with Core Detect Values:

  • Efficient & Speedy - you get work done in a fraction of the time as industry peers 
  • Intellectually Curious - you are thoughtful & inquisitive; people enjoy working with you because they learn from you
  • Mission-Driven & Committed - you are passionate about the company's purpose and are immensely productive
  • Team Oriented - you celebrate and take joy in the success of others on the team

Additional Information

We offer great perks: 

  • Fully covered medical insurance plan, and dental & vision coverage - as a health-tech company, we place great worth on our teams’ well-being
  • Competitive salaried compensation - we value our employees and show it 
  • Equity - we want every employee to be a stakeholder
  • Pre-tax commuter benefits - we make your commute more reasonable 
  • 401k plan - we facilitate your retirement goals
  • 100% fully remote flexible team
  • The opportunity to build a revolutionary healthcare product and save millions of lives! 

For this role, we provide visa assistance for qualified candidates. 

Detect does not accept agency resumes.

Detect is an equal opportunity employer regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability or Veteran status. All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.

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