• Product Owner

    Job ID
    Computational Biology
    Job Location
  • Overview

    Recognized as a world leader in mapping the genetic landscape of pediatric cancers, the St. Jude department of Computational Biology has developed state-of-art computational infrastructure, well-established analytical pipelines, and deep genomic analysis expertise with a track record of high-impact publications in top-tier biomedical journals such as Nature, NEJM, JAMA, Nature Genetics, and Nature Methods. The department provides a highly interactive environment with collaborative opportunities across basic and clinical departments, access to high performance computing clusters, cloud computing environment, innovative visualization tools, highly automated analytical pipelines and mentorship from faculty scientists with deep experience in data analysis, data management, and delivery of high-quality results for highly competitive projects. This position is located in Memphis, TN, and relocation assistance is available.


    The department of Computational Biology is seeking a highly motivated and creative Associate Product Owner to serve as a user advocate and key point of contact for the St. Jude Cloud project. The Associate Product Owner will manage the software development lifecycle, oversee and participate in the process of preparation, annotation, and maintenance of genomic data files on St. Jude Cloud, and oversee the process for St. Jude Cloud data access. This position will regularly deal with diverse matters which require extensive knowledge of St. Jude Cloud and the successful candidate will possess the ability to handle sensitive situations in a mature and confidential manner.

    Minimum Education

    • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems, or Biology or related degree is required
    • Master's degree is preferred

    Minimum Experience

    Preferred skills and experience:

    • Experience in Biology, Bioinformatics or Computer Science is preferred
    • Basic knowledge of bioinformatics or alternatively, basic knowledge in biology, bioinformatics or NGS data analysis
    • Knowledge of biological terminology and processes
    • Understanding or desire to learn genomics
    • Understanding or desire to learn product development
    • Basic Linux skills or a strong desire to learn

    EEO Statement

    St. Jude is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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