We Are Hiring:
Preferred Location: St
Louis MO, Austin TX or Chicago
What You Will Do:
The Ascension Studio builds solutions that
transform the way Ascension delivers healthcare to millions. We
empower our product teams to solve hard problems – customer
problems and business problems – in ways that our customers love,
yet work for our business. These teams are cross-functional and
durable, generally comprising a product manager, a product
designer, and several engineers.
We staff our product teams with the skills
necessary to come up with effective solutions that are valuable
(our customers choose to buy or use), viable (the solution works
within the many constraints of the business), usable (the user can
figure out how to use) and feasible (our engineers have the skills
and technology to implement).
While the product designers ensure
usability and the engineers ensure feasibility, the product manager
must understand the entire solution, constantly optimizing between
different areas to ensure that solution delivers the maximum value
This means that the product manager must
bring to the product team a solid knowledge of the various business
aspects, including marketing, legal, compliance, customer service,
finance, and privacy, along with industry trends and competitive
landscape. The product manager must also provide a deep knowledge
of our users and customers, and identify how to measure our
customers’ engagement with our products. Finally, the product
manager is expected to know enough about the technology to help
make tradeoffs against other areas of the products, alongside their
While each member of the product team may
be accountable for a specific risk, we look for product managers
that understand that consistent innovation is the result of each
member of the product team contributing their passion and ideas.
The product manager must collaborate closely with all members of
the teams to discover effective solutions, and then work together
to deliver those solutions to the market.
While we empower our product teams to
figure out the best solutions to the problems that need to be
solved, we also hold those teams accountable to the results.
Shipping is necessary, but not sufficient. We look for product
managers that are not afraid of signing up for results, even when
this means they have to work through others to achieve the
This job, as with the other roles on the
product team, is an individual contributor role. You will need to
be able to influence your teammates, as well as colleagues,
stakeholders, and key executives, through your use of leadership
skills, data, storytelling, and logic.
Desired Knowledge, Experience
- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent practical experience.
- Demonstrated understanding of the techniques and methods of
modern product discovery and product delivery.
- 2 years working on technology-powered products as either a
product manager, product designer, engineer, data analyst, data
scientist, or user researcher.
- Successful history of developing and delivering successful
technology products to the market
- Demonstrated ability to learn multiple functional areas of
business – engineering, design, finance, sales, or marketing.
- Experience working on cross functional teams
- Demonstrated ability to figure out solutions to hard problems
with many constraints, using sound judgement to assess risks, and
to lay out your argument in a well-structured, data-informed,
- Proven ability to engage with engineers, designers, and company
leaders in a constructive and collaborative relationship.
- Understanding of an agile approach/mindset to product
- Strong communication skills, including the ability to speak
clearly to a group of people
- Knowledgeable on technology trends, excited to help craft the
future of healthcare
- Ability have a short term in depth focus and long term
strategic vision for product
We know that innovation thrives
on product teams where diverse points of view come together to
solve hard problems in ways that are just now possible. As such, we
explicitly seek people that bring diverse life experiences,
educational backgrounds, cultures, and work experiences. Please be
prepared to share with us how your perspective will bring something
unique and valuable to our product teams.
What You Will Need:
- High school diploma/GED with 2 years of experience, or
Associate's degree, or Bachelor's degree required.
Why Join Our Team:
• 3 years of experience required.
• 5 years of experience preferred.
• 1 year of leadership or management experience preferred.
When you join Ascension, you join a team of
over 160,000 individuals across the country committed to a Mission
of serving others and providing compassionate, personalized care to
all. Our inclusive culture, continuing education programs, career
coaches and benefit offerings are just a few of the resources and
tools that team members can use to create a rewarding career path.
In fact, Ascension spent nearly $46 million in tuition assistance
alone to support associate growth and development. If you are
looking for a career where you can grow and make a difference in
your community, we invite you to join our team today.
Equal Employment Opportunity Employer:
Ascension is an equal opportunity
employer (EEO) and affords equal opportunity to all associates and
applicants without regard to race, color, religion, national
origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, physical or
mental disability, veteran status, genetic data, or other legally
For further information regarding your EEO rights, click on the
following link to the “EEO is the Law” poster:
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