WellDoc, Inc.

Vice President of Product Development

US-MD-Columbia
ID
2017-1059
# of Openings
1
Category
Management

Overview

Hiring is the most important thing we do.  Each WellDoc employee contributes greatly to the success of this rapidly growing privately held company. Our healthcare technology company has developed a suite of award winning mobile and web-based software service solutions for improving the lives of those living with chronic disease. WellDoc works with some of the worlds largest Pharmaceutical Companies, Health Insurance Providers, and Hardware Manufacturers.

 

At WellDoc you’ll find a dynamic, highly passionate team working in an entrepreneurial atmosphere.  We are results oriented and work together to meet our objectives.  We seek to delight our customers through improved outcomes and reduced costs.  To achieve this we strive for best practices and utilize our FDA compliant quality system to develop and deliver superior products and customer service.

 

www.welldocinc.com

Responsibilities

You will have the opportunity to join the emerging leader in clinically-proven digital health.  As such, you will have the unique opportunity to help define the digital health industry and demonstrate to the world how to commercialize digital health within mainstream healthcare.  This industry is the fastest growing part of healthcare, where medical devices, telecommunications, IT and disease management are intersecting to deliver value in ways never before seen.

 

This is a senior role responsible for ensuring WellDoc products and services meet and often exceed our customers’ needs while delivering clinical value and appropriate returns to our shareholders.  You will be the Vice President of Product Development, responsible for fulfilling our mission from a product development perspective.

 

You will apply your talent, software development and testing experience, expertise in agile methodologies and excellent process, documentation and leadership skills to help develop our mobile and web suite of applications in iOS, Android, and .Net.  You will lead a small, but senior product development team in Columbia who will help you to manage our offshore team in Bangalore.  You will be also responsible for spending adequate time in Bangalore, to ensure our quality processes and product development methods and designs are accurately developed – in manufacturing parlance, your primary job will be to build our products as specified and designed by our broader clinical, UX and commercial teams in Columbia.  You will be responsible for implementing a transparent culture of quality and measurement that strives to embrace the top principles in agile and continuous product and quality improvement.

 

Paramount to your and WellDoc’s success will be to maintain schedule, cost and quality integrity of software development projects.

 

Responsibilities

 

Development Management

  • Manage on-shore and off-shore mobile and web software development for products (e.g., diabetes, hypertension, etc.) and projects (e.g., specific customer customization efforts, etc.)
  • Leverage WellDoc product development standards, processes and procedures to ensure consistency and excellence in cycle time, cost and software quality
  • Communicate directly with Project Sponsors and the Product Approval Committee with regards to updates and issues that are in need of resolution
  • Provide monthly/quarterly (and as-required) status reports
  • Manage group budget and work closely with both Finance and Project Management to build, track and forecast budgets, resources and activities
  • Ensure satisfactory transfer of control of project upon completion (handoff), and close all project documentation and archive appropriate records​
  • Effectively manage time, prioritize work, multi-task across many assignments and delegate duties as appropriate.

 

Technical Leadership

  • Lead R&D efforts to develop/evaluate solutions and methodologies for existing/new business activities
  • Supports standards, processes and procedures as need be across WellDoc India
  • Provide technical leadership and strategic direction for software delivery excellence, customer delivery excellence and functional knowledge-building excellence
  • Support Product Marketing and Sales as needed to develop prototypes as needed

 

Operational Leadership

  • Managing key enterprise level risks/issues and providing appropriate mitigation and contingency plans for India Operations
  • Manage competency development and effectively manage talent (attracting and retaining development talent)
  • Lead India recruitment activities when required
  • Liaise with management team to learn WellDoc, our core philosophy and strategy and present WellDoc to local markets and prospects as and when needed
  • Mentors, coaches, and provides feedback to project teams throughout the project lifecycle
  • Help maintain and build WellDoc’s positive culture throughout the Bangalore office

Qualifications

  • Minimum Education: Masters of Science (preferably in a business or engineering-related discipline)
  • Should have more than 15 years of experience in software development industry, with at least 3 -5 years as delivery head
  • Track record of managing both mobile and web-based software development initiatives
  • Demonstrated ability to determine key business issues and develop appropriate action plans from multi-disciplinary perspectives.
  • Demonstrated ability to conduct and interpret quantitative and qualitative analyses.
  • Effective leadership, project management, meeting management and consulting skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Effective interpersonal skills.
  • Experience managing healthcare implementations highly desirable.
  • Experience in mobility application(s) is necessary

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