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Danaher Corporation Artificial Intelligence Product Owner in Vista, California

Hate Cancer, Love AI?

At Leica Biosystems (LBS), our mission is to advance cancer diagnostics to improve lives. In order to achieve our mission, we have a created a dedicated Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning SBU, to arm our pathologist customers with new AI tools.

As an Artificial Intelligence Product Owner, you will be responsible for utilizing the Agile development approach to make sure the right product completes development. You will be translating prioritized Voice-Of-Customer and product requirements into actionable user stories with acceptance criteria. To achieve our AI ambitions, you will interface with AI Lab scientists, development team, external AI product partners, product marketing, and customer pathologists as we augment our scanning and imaging platform with new AI and ML product capabilities.

At LBS, we believe “the best team wins”. You will be a valued member of high-touch technical execution team recognized by the organization as leading the charge in catalyzing the industry’s rapid migration to digital pathology.

Major Responsibilities

  • Develop the product vision, set deadlines, and define feature priorities.

  • Attend sprint reviews, sprint planning sessions, and daily standups.

  • Manage the product backlog and develop it from scratch.

  • Responsible for adding product backlog items, user stories, and any other necessary changes.

  • Determine the right release date and contents for products.

  • Define the epics and communicate them to the development team.

  • Prioritize user stories with the help of team members.

  • Analyze and prioritize product features using sprint reviews and other similar methods.

Required Education, Experience, Skills:

  • Strong desire to do meaningful work in the world and chunk on challenging problems

  • Bachelor’s degree in a science/technology related discipline

  • PMP (preferred)

  • Certified as Agile Practitioner in a known framework

  • Healthcare industry experience in Diagnostics, Medical Device, or Pharmaceuticals

  • 5+ years in an Agile software development

  • Strong Interpersonal skills with the ability to explain, educate, and tow the line around Agile discipline

    Candidate Interview Success looks like:

  • Be prepared to talk about your specific projects, what problem you were solving, why was it important to your organization, how did the outcome compare with the objective?

  • Able to demonstrate a concrete example of the journey from product development to commercialization


  • 10%


  • English fluency required. Bonus points for additional languages (esp. German, Mandarin)


  • Self-starter, highly organized: Able to proactively groom backlog and reason through what future sprints may look like

  • Team player: Cooperate actively and able to maintain key focus on impact and accountability

  • Problem Solver: Can grind on hard problems and present reasoned arguments around possible solutions.

  • Quick learner: Able to grasp on new industries, identify and work with key players

  • Meticulous Planner: Translate big picture product vision into meticulous action plans

    Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf) .