Technical Product Dir - Digital Pathology & AI Data in Secaucus, NJ at Quest Diagnostics

Date Posted: 6/19/2022

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Job Description

Technical Product Director – Digital Pathology & AI Data

 Recognized by FORTUNE magazine as one of the “World’s Most Admired Companies,” Quest Diagnostics (www.QuestDiagnostics.com) is the world's leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services that doctors and patients need to make better healthcare decisions. We are pioneers in developing innovative diagnostic tests and advanced healthcare information technology solutions that help improve patient care.

With corporate headquarters in Secaucus, NJ, Quest Diagnostics is a Fortune 500 company traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: DGX) and included in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index, with 2021 revenues of $10.79 billion. 

Position Description

Patients and Physicians rely on our diagnostic testing, information, and services to help them make better healthcare decisions. These are often serious decisions with far-reaching consequences and require sensitivity, tact, and a clear dedication to service. It’s about providing clarity and hope.

As the Technical Product Director for Digital Pathology and AI Data, you will work for the world leader in the industry, with a career where you can expand your skills and knowledge. You’ll have a role where you can act with professionalism, you can inspire colleagues, and you can care about the work we do and the people we serve.

The Director leads new solution development and life cycle management for Digital Pathology Data and AI through a cross-functional team. S/He advocates and prioritizes business cases to the segment Product Director and wins support to execute strategies through Marketing, the Value-Delivery organization, and IT.

 

Responsibilities

•         Continuously evaluate emerging technologies, healthcare trends, business trends and leading vendor tools and solutions for applicability in our enterprise

•         Demonstrate strong command of master data and analytics solutions and understand complexity drivers that may affect product delivery.

•         Clearly articulate feature requirements through the development of User Stories, Specifications, Process Mapping, and User Interface Mock-ups

•         Work with developers, project managers, and QA engineers throughout the product development, testing, and implementation phases to ensure feature integrity

•         Manage the requirements gathering process between cross-functional teams of stakeholders and various internal resources including product managers, internal stakeholders, customers and software related technical resources

•         Develop and maintain strong & productive relationships with all development and business stakeholders in order to ensure timely and effective delivery of software features.

•         Monitor ongoing performance of features and act as point of contact for any questions, concerns, or suggestions

•         Contribute to the overall Product Vision and Roadmap

•         Partner with Business Subject Matter Experts to define data driven products and services and manage portfolio of products to ensure comprehensive coverage of customer needs

•         Capture requirements for both internal and external requirements, translating the requirements to actional able tasks

•         Leverage new AI technology and integrate into existing workflow for pathology testing, additionally, AI technology to be deployed nation wide

•         Develop tools that incorporate complex rules to streamline pathology and lab operations

Accountability Metrics:

•         Vision / Development of data lake

•         Successful data analysis of various data types

•         Development of success plan for new AI technology

 

Qualifications

•         Require a Bachelor’s degree in data/ computer science, analytics, information technology, mathematics, statistics, or engineering or other related fields with emphasis on quantitative methods and solutions

•         Masters, PHD and/or experiences in healthcare preferred

•         5+ years of data science experience relating to data analytics, architecture, and management

•         Demonstration of wide- ranges of trend analysis, pattern recognition experience, and predictive/ prescriptive modeling

•         Experiences data manipulation and pipeline development

•         Capable to using data analysis tools to ingest large numbers of unstructured files

•         Knowledgeable with custom-built cloud applications in AWS

•         Understanding of text mining, Optical Character Recognition, and natural language processing

•         Exposure to deep learning, machine learning, and neural networks

•         Understanding of Snowflake, S3, Sagemaker, Tableau, MLOps, DevOps, CI/CD, Data Lake

 

Competencies

•         Executive presence, composure, KOL relationships

•         Strong communication skills – written and verbal

•         Leading change, change management, flexibility

•         Strategic thinking and analytical skills

•         Collaboration

•         Ability to manage ambiguity

•         Ability to work in matrix organization

•         Ability to influence others

•         Highly proficient in PowerPoint, Word & Excel

•         Ability to manage multiple priorities and stakeholder preferences

About Quest Diagnostics

Quest Diagnostics empowers people to take action to improve health outcomes. Derived from the world's largest database of clinical lab results, our diagnostic insights reveal new avenues to identify and treat disease, inspire healthy behaviors and improve health care management. Quest Diagnostics annually serves one in three adult Americans and half the physicians and hospitals in the United States, and our nearly 50,000 employees understand that, in the right hands and with the right context, our diagnostic insights can inspire actions that transform lives. 

The company offers the broadest access to diagnostic testing services through its network of laboratories and patient service centers and provides interpretive consultation through its extensive medical and scientific staff. Quest Diagnostics also provides services to employers, life insurance companies, other commercial labs, clinics, health plans, government agencies, and organizations involved in clinical trials research.

Awards/Recognitions

•         FORTUNE magazine's "World's Most Admired Companies" list for 8 consecutive years; one of only five companies to attain Most Admired status in the "Health Care, Pharmacy and Other Services" industry category. 

•         Fortune magazine’s Fortune 500 list

•         Forbes® Global 2000

•         Forbes®' America's Best Employers List for third consecutive year

•         Forbes® 2020 America’s Best Employers for Women for second consecutive year

•         S&P 500

•         Barron’s 500

•         Member of the Dow Jones® Sustainability World Index

•         Included in the FTSE4Good, Calvert, and Ocean Tomo sustainability indices

•         Listed in the most recent Newsweek Green Rankings

•         Consistently named one of the best places to work in U.S. business journal rankings

•         Named a DiversityInc Noteworthy Company for third consecutive year

•         Listed on the Disability Equality Index® (DEI), a joint initiative of the American Association of People with Disabilities (AAPD) and the US Business Leadership Network (USBLN), recognizing companies for prioritizing the inclusion of people with disabilities

•         Named Top 23 ‘Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality’ in New Jersey

•         Named a Best Place to Work for LGBTQ Equality by scoring a perfect 100 on the Human Rights Campaign Foundation’s 2021 Corporate Equality Index (CEI) for the fifth consecutive year.

•         Achieved Cancer Gold Standard accreditation from the CEO Roundtable on Cancer, recognizing our actions to reduce the cancer risk of employees and their families

•         Received C. Everett Koop National Health Award for Efforts to Promote Employee Health in 2020

Diagnostic Testing Services

Quest Diagnostics is the world’s leading provider of diagnostic testing, information and services that patients and doctors need to make better healthcare decisions. Their services range from routine blood tests — such as total cholesterol, Pap testing and white blood cell count — to complex, gene-based and molecular testing. They perform medical tests that aid in the diagnosis or detection of diseases, measure the progress or recovery from a disease or confirm that an individual is free from disease. In addition, they have specialized expertise in cancer, cardiovascular diseases, infectious diseases, and neurology.

About COVID-19 testing at Quest Diagnostics

Quest Diagnostics is at the forefront of the response to the COVID-19 pandemic, working to broaden access to laboratory insights to help us all lead healthier lives. We provide both molecular diagnostic and antibody serology tests to aid in the diagnosis of COVID-19 and immune response. Our COVID-19 test services are based on tests that have received FDA emergency use authorization and which also meet our high standards for quality. We are providing these test services under the Public Readiness and Emergency Preparedness Act.

We provide data on COVID-19 testing to various federal and state public health authorities, including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and participate in studies with government and private institutions, aiding COVID-19 public health response and research. Through our team of dedicated phlebotomists, air fleet team, couriers and laboratory professionals, Quest Diagnostics works hard every day to help patients and communities across the United States access quality COVID-19 testing.

Outlook

In the $60 Billion and growing US Diagnostic Testing Market, Quest Diagnostics is the leader. Quest Diagnostics’ reputation as a leading innovator, provider of high value, low-cost solutions and its financial strength and flexibility make it well positioned to capitalize on the evolving healthcare landscape.

Quest Diagnostics’ long-term strategy is to become the undisputed world leader in diagnostic testing, information and services. To drive this profitable growth, Quest Diagnostics plans to leverage capabilities to create differentiation:

•         Deliver Innovative Solutions

•         Leverage their Unparalleled Access and Distribution Network

•         Expand their relationships with large payors and health systems

•         Deliver Superior Patient Experiences

To Apply

Please Log In or Register to Upload a Resume and complete the online Application by visiting careers.questdiagnostics.com, clicking “Job Search” and following the prompts. Because of the large number of applicants to job openings, Quest Diagnostics will only contact qualified candidates for interviews.

Quest Diagnostics is an equal opportunity employer. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.