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Senior Product Manager, Search and Discovery



Canada · United States · Remote
Posted on Saturday, March 16, 2024
At BioRender, our mission is to accelerate the world’s ability to learn, discover and communicate science. We are passionate about democratizing science communication in order to accelerate scientific discovery and understanding. We're looking for amazing people to help create the world’s go-to-place and platform where science is communicated. Come join us!
You can think of BioRender as the “Figma or Canva for scientists,” with a suite of web-based graphics communication products that empower scientists to create beautiful scientific visuals and presentations with ease.
As a Senior Product Manager leading Search and Discovery, you will help accelerate our ability to return billions of hours to scientists by empowering them with the most relevant content in the most highly trafficked part of our application: the core illustrator. As a member of our AI product group, you will lead the strategic direction for how we can make BioRender as revolutionary as the breakthroughs communicated using our product.

What you'll do at BioRender:

  • Imagine and define personalized creation experiences, tailored to each scientist’s unique needs for their research, discovery, and communication
  • Collaborate with an all-star team of data scientists, engineers, designers, and user researchers to define and execute on a roadmap to increase the speed with which scientists can utilize the beautiful and scientifically accurate content in BioRender
  • Build a strong culture of experiment driven product development and learning for BioRender, driving engagement and retention in BioRender for millions of scientists across the world
  • Experiment and Implement the latest technology to make our BioRender search experience world class
  • Leverage data, user research, and domain knowledge to deliver results in a fast paced environment

What we value:

  • 5+ years of product management experience in Search, Discovery, and personalization, ideally at a fast growing SaaS startup
  • An interest in leveraging AI to help return billions of hours to scientists
  • Proficiency in measurement and metrics for relevance and search quality
  • Strong understanding of various search, NLP, and ML technologies and the ability to leverage this technical breadth to make the right decisions for our users
  • Experience using user quantitative (e.g., metrics, analytics) and qualitative insights (e.g., research, user feedback) to inform product prioritization and decision-making
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to convey complex ideas to technical and non-technical audiences

Nice to haves:

  • Familiarity with popular search vendor solutions such as Elastic and Algolia
  • Educational background in life sciences
  • Note: We recognize that career paths vary, and your unique journey may have equipped you with the necessary skills even if you don’t meet all of the criteria above. If you believe you have what it takes to excel in this role, we encourage you to apply!

Why join us?

  • We are mission-driven, and work collaboratively towards our shared vision of improving scientific communication and accelerating scientific discovery: BioRender figures have appeared in more than 54,000 publications!
  • It’s a product that users love! We have a world-class NPS and a community of loyal fans. Check out our Testimonials page to see what our customers are saying about us:
  • We are in the top quartile for profitability and year-over-year revenue growth, with users in 200+ countries.
  • BioRender is an equal opportunity employer, and an inclusive hiring process and work environment is a part of our DNA.
  • We’re remote-first and have team members across Canada and the United States. A physical office in Toronto is available, but you have the flexibility to work from anywhere.
  • We’re backed by top investors, accelerators, and some of the most successful life science entrepreneurs and philanthropists in the world including Y Combinator, Malala Fund founders, and Fifty Years VC.
  • We’re proud that women make up 2 of 3 co-founders, 53% of our team, and 37% of leadership. This representation continues to grow and we are hiring!
  • We are committed to building a warm, inclusive, and diverse environment. Check out how we make sure our employees come first.
Check out our candidate resource - Engineering, Product & Design at BioRender!
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