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Thermo Fisher Scientific Staff Product Owner - Lab Products (US Remote-East) in Boston, Massachusetts

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $25 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing productivity in their laboratories, we are here to support them.

Division Specific Information/Location

Digital Science (DSBU), part of Instruments & Enterprise Services (IES), delivers market-leading laboratory and data management solutions. These solutions help customers advance science, become more efficient, and improve their bottom line. Our offerings shape the lab of the future, by accelerating innovation and driving productivity. It's our goal to make labs work the way laypeople think they do, with cloud-connected, instantaneous information, available seamlessly to scientists across the globe.

Position can be US remote or site based preferably in Branford, Connecticut; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; Carlsbad, California (San Diego area); Altrincham, UK (Manchester area); Madrid, Spain

How will you make an impact?

You will be part of an Agile Team that is responsible for turning concepts into amazing software products. This is accomplished through understanding of the desired capabilities, features and target market while defining and prioritizing the Development Team Backlog.

What will you do?

  • Work with product management, the platform architecture team, and other stakeholders to thoroughly understand the product strategy, functional and non-functional design intent for our platforms and products

  • Own the customer-driven process to identify use cases and define user stories for different user roles and market segments

  • Collect Voice of the Customer data from customers and internal stakeholders and bring into the design of software and solutions

  • Represent the various User Personas to the Engineering Group

  • Facilitate continuous elaboration of requirements through proactive collaboration with Product Management and Engineering management

  • Lead increment planning, backlog refinement, sprint planning, reviews, and retrospectives

  • Present and demonstrate development progress and deliverables to stakeholders

  • Maintain the product backlog for products and solutions, ensuring that requirements are met through engineering deliverables

  • Rely on extensive experience and prior knowledge in enterprise software design to understand complex design problems and collaborate with team members to identify solutions

  • Research and analyze the market, the users, and the roadmap for the product

  • Keep abreast with industry, technology, and process best practices and trends

How will you get here?


Bachelor's degree or equivalent in Life Science or Software Development related field


  • 7+ years of applicable experience

  • Experience in Laboratories for Life Sciences, Genomics, Pharmaceutical, Manufacturing QA/QC, Food and Beverage or Oil and Gas industries

  • Experience, instincts, and enthusiasm around creating a fantastic user experience with performance and scalable software applications

  • Hands-on, practical knowledge of Agile and SAFe methodologies preferred

  • Deep understanding on the importance of quality and meeting regulatory compliance needs

  • Experience working with a geographically distributed team

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

  • Ability to anticipate needs and problems while creating solutions. Is willing to ask difficult questions and take risks. Greets challenge and change as opportunity

  • Is authentic, transparent and leads by example, holding self and others accountable. Inspires, motivates and collaborates with others

  • A highly motivated fast learner who can self-start and 'figure out what needs figuring out'

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

This position has not been approved for relocation assistance.

Our global team of more than 75,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit

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Thermo Fisher Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, creed, religion, color, national or ethnic origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, genetic information, veteran status, age or disability status.