Senior Product Manager

Redwood City, CA
Commercial – Discovery Product Management /
Full-time /
Hybrid
Synthego is seeking a dynamic and visionary senior product manager to shape the future of our cutting-edge sgRNA portfolio for gene editing. This is a pivotal opportunity to drive innovation in life sciences research and support the development of revolutionary CRISPR-based cell and gene therapies by our customers. This role is designed to manage the full product lifecycle of our research grade product lines. Craft high-impact product strategies, develop and flawlessly execute roadmaps, spearhead transformative product launches, and champion exceptional customer experiences. If you thrive at the forefront of engineering, software, and biology, pushing the boundaries of possibility, this is the perfect role for you.

What You'll Do

    • Develop and execute sgRNA and related product strategies for research grade products aligned with market needs, customer insights, and business objectives.
    • Lead new product introduction efforts by collaborating cross-functionally to drive new product planning, commercialization, and launch.
    • Develop and grow relationships with external partners and vendors, as our primary point of contact, to support management of assigned products. 
    • Conduct in-depth market research to understand key growth drivers, assess market size and share, identify market trends, and evaluate competitive positioning.
    • Maintain a deep understanding of customer needs, goals, challenges, and workflows and bring VOC and market requirements to internal teams.
    • Responsible for overall customer and commercial success, ensuring revenue, margin, market share, and customer satisfaction objectives are met.
    • Create business cases with supporting financial models for cost reduction and growth initiatives. 
    • Partner with Commercial Enablement to train sales members and distributors on the product portfolio and develop sales tools and resources.
    • Partner with Marketing to define value propositions, craft product messaging, and develop key collateral and thought leadership content to drive awareness and demand for new products. 
    • Represent Synthego at major scientific and business events, staying current with industry activities and scientific advancements.

About You

    • BS or equivalent degrees in life sciences. PhD or MBA preferred
    • 5+ years of product management or product marketing experience focused on reagents in a life science company
    • Demonstrated success in bringing RUO products from concept to market
    • Familiarity with genomics technology and its applications
    • Comprehensive knowledge of the drug discovery and development process
    • Excellent communication and presentation skills
    • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities, with a data-driven approach to decision-making
    • A self-starter who thrives in an ambiguous and fast-paced environment
    • Proven collaboration and leadership skills to drive cross-functional alignment

Company Perks & Benefits

    • Generous equity
    • Medical, dental, and vision benefits
    • 401k program
    • Stocked kitchens with beverages & snacks
    • Paid parental leave
    • Flexible paid time off
$140,000 - $170,000 a year
Base salary listed is dependent on experience; total package will include a bonus.
About Us
 
Synthego is a genome engineering company that enables the acceleration of life science research and development in the pursuit of improved human health.

The company leverages machine learning, automation, and gene editing to build platforms for science at scale. With its foundations in engineering disciplines, the company’s platforms vertically integrate proprietary hardware, software, bioinformatics, chemistries, and molecular biology to advance basic research, target validation, and clinical trials.

By providing both commercial and academic researchers and therapeutic developers with unprecedented access to cutting-edge genome engineering, Synthego is at the forefront of innovation, accelerating the development of truly engineered biology.