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Product Lead, Core Platform

Sunnyvale, California, United States

23andMe is looking for a Product Lead on the Core Platform team to be responsible for delivering an engaging DTC offering rooted in genetics and other health data. At 23andMe, our Core Product is the foundation of the business, the platform by which our customers interact with their genetic data, and the customer database from which our R&D teams derive insights for research and product offerings. You will play a key role in rallying our cross-functional partners and exploring ways to empower our customers with tools to take a deeper look into their genetics and manage their health.

Who We Are

Since 2006, 23andMe’s mission has been to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. We are a group of passionate individuals pushing the boundaries of what’s possible to help turn genetic insight into better health and personal understanding.

What You’ll Do

  • Core Platform encompasses the glue and critical infrastructure on which the rest of the product is built on.
  • Drive 23andMe’s continued investments in security and privacy, ensuring that our customers retain best in class and seamless protection.
  • Shape the information architecture of the products across web and mobile. This role will drive iteration of the user interface, how things are organized, and how users interact with all of our products. 
  • Drive a pipeline of product features and enhancements; constantly refine priorities to ensure alignment with company goals and overall product vision
    Identify customer pain points and opportunities with key partners, build business cases to address them, and collaboratively brainstorm product opportunities for improvement
    Communicate priorities, requirements, plans, and project status within key stakeholders throughout the organization on an ongoing basis
    Collaborate with Engineering and Design to plan, build, and launch features; facilitate communication, organization, and task management from concept through launch
    Define success metrics for, measure, and evaluate the impact of product efforts
    Maximize efficiency in a constantly evolving environment where the process is fluid

What You’ll Bring

  • 10+ years of experience in product management at a technology company for a consumer-facing product, ideally in the healthtech / telehealth space
  • 5+ years experience hiring, mentoring, and leading a team of product managers and a track record as an amazing manager
  • 4+ years of experience developing features or functionality requiring a high level of user-centric design and iteration
  • Strong analytical skills, including a command of A/B testing
  • Exemplary communication, presentation, and organizational skills
  • You are clear and effective across different types of audiences
  • Experience in highly regulated industries navigating delivering customer value in the midst of requirements and approvals required by regulations
  • Innovative thinking and problem solving
  • You’re able to translate business objectives and nebulous ideas into highly successful, creative consumer products
  • Independent and proactive leadership

Note: Ability to work from 23andMe's office in Sunnyvale, CA a minimum of 3 days per week

Strongly Preferred

  • Familiarity with UX and information architecture best practices
  • Experience working with highly engaging health features

About Us
23andMe, headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, is a leading consumer genetics and research company. Founded in 2006, the company’s mission is to help people access, understand, and benefit from the human genome. 23andMe has pioneered direct access to genetic information as the only company with multiple FDA authorizations for genetic health risk reports. The company has created the world’s largest crowdsourced platform for genetic research, with 80 percent of its customers electing to participate. The platform also powers the 23andMe Therapeutics group, currently pursuing drug discovery programs rooted in human genetics across a spectrum of disease areas, including oncology, respiratory, and cardiovascular diseases, in addition to other therapeutic areas. More information is available at www.23andMe.com.

At 23andMe, we value a diverse, inclusive workforce and we provide equal employment opportunity for all applicants and employees. All qualified applicants for employment will be considered without regard to an individual’s race, color, sex, gender identity, gender expression, religion, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, family care status, marital status, domestic partner status, sexual orientation, genetic information, military or veteran status, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws.  If you are unable to submit your application because of incompatible assistive technology or a disability, please contact us at accommodations-ext@23andme.com. 23andMe will reasonably accommodate qualified individuals with disabilities to the extent required by applicable law.

Please note: 23andMe does not accept agency resumes and we are not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes. Thank you.

Pay Transparency

23andMe takes a market-based approach to pay, and amounts will vary depending on your geographic location. The salary range reflected here is for a candidate based in the San Francisco Bay Area.  The successful candidate’s starting pay will be determined based on job-related skills, experience, qualifications, work location, and market conditions. These ranges may be modified in the future.

San Francisco Bay Area Base Pay Range
Group: $179,000 - $269,000 USD
Director $201,000 - $301,000 USD