Software Development Project Manager

We are seeking a Software Development Project Manager to coordinate activities that will support the growth of a novel diagnostic test designed to improve infant health and save healthcare dollars. This is a regular, full-time position reporting to Sera’s Senior Director of Project Management.

As the Software Development Project Manager, you will manage the day-to-day activities of strategic projects, with a focus on accompanying software development, designed to support the commercial expansion and growth of the PreTRM™ Test, which include but are not limited to the following:

  • Facilitating strong cross-functional communication and team development with Commercial Operations, IT Development Operations, IT System Operations, Laboratory Operations, Sales/Marketing, QA/Regulatory, and administrative departments of the company.
  • Utilizing best practices for requirements management, risk management, design control, quality control, and document control to meet or exceed expectations of customers and stakeholders.
  • Adhering to project scope, budget, and schedule during initiating, planning, executing, monitoring, and closing phases of projects.
  • Utilizing Agile Project Management tools and techniques to plan, execute, monitor, and launch new software and IT initiatives.
  • Tracking and reporting project progress to team members, stakeholders, and Sera senior management on a regular basis.

Benefits for Full-time Employees:

The starting salary for this role is between $80,000 and $100,000/yr. depending on experience and includes an excellent benefits package featuring an 85% to 95% premium paid healthcare plan, 13 paid holidays, three weeks of paid time off, employee stock options, and more!  

COVID-19 Policy:

Sera Prognostics requires attestation of COVID-19 vaccination at time of offer.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least 2 years of software development or IT Project Management experience within the lab developed testing, in vitro diagnostic testing, medical device, or pharmaceutical industries.
  • Successful track record of executing development projects from the proposal phase to final implementation.
  • Understanding of agile project management techniques especially Scrum & Kanban.
  • Microsoft Azure DevOps or equivalent experience.
  • Excellent verbal & written communications skills.
  • Proven organizational skills demonstrated by the ability to understand and prioritize instructions and complete deliverables on time.
  • Self-motivated, strong attention to detail, and ability to take initiative when issues arise ensuring resolutions and decisions.
  • Eagerness to learn and grow.
  • Flexibility to thrive in a startup environment, creativity in problem solving, and vision to see the final product from its proof of concept beginning.
  • Demonstrated success in managing cross-functional teams and delivering software for tests/devices/pharmaceuticals to the market.
  • Familiarity in using, or willingness to learn, Microsoft Project and Visio software.
  • Able to perform job duties independently with minimal supervision while effectively collaborating with team members in a startup environment.

A successful candidate will also possess the following:

  • Preferred current PMP certification or the ability to become PMP certified within one year.
  • Certified Scrum Master.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Software Engineering, Business Administration, Information Technology or equivalent.
  • Knowledge and experience with Good Clinical Practice & Good Laboratory Practices.
  • Understanding of quality/regulatory environment, particularly CAP, CLIA laboratory developed test and FDA, IVD requirements a plus.
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