Product Development Lead

Full-Time Anywhere

About Lokavant

Lokavant enables next-generation clinical trials through data-driven products, including its flagship product, Lokavant Oversight, a tech-enabled risk-based monitoring solution and Lokavant Insight, a clinical operations benchmarking tool.

Lokavant Oversight aggregates and delivers real-time data from disparate trial data sources, predicts issues during clinical development to mitigate trial risks, and empowers monitoring teams by visualizing critical study data. Lokavant Insight empowers clinical teams to benchmark clinical trial performance and analyze vital indicators of trial success and failure. For more information, please visit

About the Opportunity 

How often are you given the opportunity to build something from the ground up, with an abundance of resources at your disposal; to be part of a team of people accomplished in diverse scientific and engineering disciplines, focused on using the best of what lies at the forefront of technology to address complex, real-world problems that have a positive impact on potentially millions of peoples’ lives? This is that kind of opportunity.

We are seeking a thoughtful Product leader in our New York City headquarters to drive growth across Lokavant’s current product suite and new product opportunities, such as Medical Monitoring. The Product Lead will work very closely with our Product, Engineering, Data Science, Customer Success and Commercial teams.

Key Responsibilities 

  • Participate in product vision shaping, including needs identification, definition, generation of solution design requirements, and validation
  • Plan Lokavant’s software release roadmaps based on the strategic product vision
  • In collaboration with the product team, a scrum master, engineering, and quality, cultivate excellent product development processes and standards
  • Coach and support product owners on scrum teams in writing clear user stories, setting precise acceptance criteria, maintaining a prioritized development backlog, and organizing a Jira board
  • Create a transparent, collaborative, and productive environment, embracing Lokavant’s values and serving as a model for the company
  • Collaborate with cross-functional stakeholders, including commercial and customer success, to collect product feedback, and optimally position new and existing products
  • Become a subject matter expect for Lokavant’s product and/or your product focus area, develop nuanced insight into user needs and the competitive landscape, and keenly understand the technical requirements to deliver such product

Minimum Requirements 

  • 10+ years of product management experience
  • Experience working in an Agile software development environment
  • Proficiency with product management tools such as Jira
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and highly organized, with effective multi-tasking and prioritization skills
  • Proactive, self-motivated, and self-directed, with the ability to learn quickly and autonomously
  • Comfortable with ambiguity
  • Superior problem-solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Ability to work as part of a collaborative cross-functional team in a fast-paced environment and coach junior team members
  • Sincere interest in working at a rapidly changing start-up and scaling with the company as we grow
  • Bachelor’s degree with strong academic performance

 Preferred Qualifications 

  • Experience delivering validated software in a regulated industry, ideally life sciences
  • Experience with healthcare data, ideally clinical/operational clinical trial data
  • Knowledge of e-clinical systems and technologies (g.EDC, CTMS, IRT, etc.)
  • Ability to read and execute SQL code

Employee Benefits

  • Competitive salary and annual performance bonus
  • Full medical, dental, and vision benefits, including mental health and telehealth
  • Employee stock options
  • Free membership to One Medical
  • 401(k) retirement savings plan with company match
  • Flexible paid time off policy
  • Flexible remote work policy
  • Generous paid parental leave policy
  • Short and long-term disability insurance
  • Basic and supplemental life and AD&D insurance
  • Health Advocate program
  • Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Healthcare & dependent care Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA)
  • Discounts on auto, home, and pet insurance
  • Commuter benefits
  • Great NYC office located in the heart of Times Square
  • Team-building events and outings
  • Learning and professional development opportunities
  • Employee referral program

Lokavant is an equal opportunity employer, indiscriminate of race, color, religion, ethnicity, ancestry, national origin, sex, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, medical condition, or any other protected characteristic. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

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