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Manager, Data Operations Strategy

Boston MA

PathAI's mission is to improve patient outcomes with AI-powered pathology. Our platform promises substantial improvements to the accuracy of diagnosis and the efficacy of treatment of diseases like cancer, leveraging modern approaches in machine learning. Rigorous science and careful analysis is critical to the success of everything we aspire to do. Our team, comprising diverse employees with a wide range of backgrounds and experiences, is passionate about solving challenging problems and making a huge impact.

We're looking for a Data Operations Strategy Manager to join our team and help oversee the execution of PathAI’s data operations, including strategic data projects, budget management, external vendor management and data procurement initiatives. The manager will work closely with translational science leads, product development teams, data management, and business operations teams to ensure that data project goals are well defined and timelines are being met. The successful candidate will help strategize data process improvements for project and personnel management and will be responsible for reporting data procurement progress to cross-functional stakeholders, including executive level team members. 

What you'll do: 

  • Partner with team leads to develop and optimize scalable data procurement strategies and continuously reassess such strategies as the company grows
  • Lead data sourcing processes to implement best practices and incorporate supplier risk mitigation strategies
  • Collaborate with internal stakeholders across scientific and product development teams to the balance of procurement of biomedical datasets, ensuring quality and cost. Identify potential problems and take proactive measures to prevent risks.
  • Help to establish and promote scalable practices and models for maintaining multimodal biomedical datasets
  • Maintain daily communication with external data vendors to initiate, track and report on data procurement, escalating risks and delays when needed
  • Drive the prioritization of our data and resource allocations, considering the combined roadmap and priorities of the company
  • Lead the reporting progress on data procurement and prioritization while anticipating, managing and mitigating risks to upper management and key stakeholders
  • Manage the onboarding of new data suppliers and communication. Facilitate efficient and timely interactions with cross-functional stakeholders
  • Review supplier quotes, statements of work, and facilitate review and finalization by the PathAI Finance team
  • Partner in supporting budget forecasting and spending for the procurement of external data resources, continually establishing new reporting processes to drive improvements and visibility 

What you'll need: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree required
  • 3-6+ years leading Pharmaceutical / Biotech industry sourcing and project management
  • Extensive project management experience with proven ability to multi-task and manage projects timelines, budgets and surface risks effectively and efficiently
  • Experience working with querying complex biomedical datasets including digital pathology, genomics and clinical data preferred
  • Comfort with quantitative datasets and keen eye for quality control
  • High energy, motivated and creative individual with a positive and professional demeanor
  • Intellectual curiosity and the ability to learn quickly in a complex space
  • Proven experience in functioning comfortably in a fast paced and dynamic environment


For the right candidate, we'll offer a competitive salary plus equity. Your compensation is rounded out by a strong benefits package:

  • Flexible work hours, with work-from-home options available 
  • Three weeks of paid leave per year, an additional two weeks of sick time, plus extended holidays and team-approved leave
  • Ten days of 100% subsidized childcare per year
  • Healthcare, vision, and dental insurance plans (HMO or PPO), with voluntary add-ons available for dependent care, life, and accident coverage
  • Commuter benefit available for public transit or parking

Most importantly, you'll be doing important work with a team of people you'll genuinely enjoy spending the day with. 

PathAI is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to creating a workplace that is free of harassment and discrimination. We base our employment decisions on business needs, job requirements, and qualifications — that's all. We do not discriminate based on race, gender, religion, health, personal beliefs, age, family or parental status, or any other status. We don't tolerate any kind of discrimination or bias, and we are looking for teammates who feel the same way.

PathAI does not accept unsolicited submissions from third-parties.