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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Scientist- Flow Cytometry Product Owner in Limerick, Ireland

Job Description Summary

Are you ready to make a difference in this world? Are you a scientist who wants to make software better? Join Becton Dickinson (BD) and be part of a team that develops groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services and devices. At BD RCI in Limerick, we are looking for amazing, passionate and dedicated people like you.

Job Description

BD is looking for a Scientist with expertise in Flow Cytometry to join in Product Owner role delivering software products supporting the patient care continuum to join their Biosciences function. You will be responsible for a software product that goes into BD FACSDuet, Sample Preparation System combines automation, simplicity, and consistency. Physically integrated with the BD FACSLyric flow cytometer, this complete walkaway sample-to-answer solution is helping to drive laboratory to higher productivity and accuracy in results by minimising manual intervention.

What you will do

As part of clinical solution team, you will work in a highly collaborative agile environment with the other product owners, the development team, systems team, external vendors, QA and with the product leadership in San Jose. Your job will include:

  • Facilitate requirements analysis sessions with project stakeholders. Collaborate to create user personas, workflows, product features and manage a prioritized backlog.

  • Manage functional and non-functional requirements artifacts and functional specifications throughout the project lifecycle.

  • Provide analysis and support to enable software development teams design and implement best user solutions, and to understand how the clinical customers interact with the system.

  • Document user stories with clearly defined acceptance criteria, workflows and wireframes that will be used to UI/UX design and development

  • Work collaboratively with the development team and lead architect/technical lead to determine technical direction and approach to system design and implementation.

  • Gain and maintain flow cytometry domain knowledge – attend conferences, understand the user domain.

Your experience

  • BS or higher within Science, Computer Science, Engineering or related field

  • Extensive flow cytometry knowledge and/or experience as a product owner in the medical devices that are designed for clinical customers

  • Writing specifications and presenting to senior stakeholders

  • Experience in medical device industry or any regulated industry

  • Understanding clinical customer needs and workflow

  • Working and leading in a matrix-based multinational organization

  • Experience in change management and project management

Who you are

  • Enthusiastic

  • Organized

  • Great communicator

  • A problem solver

  • An influencer, with the ability to gain acceptance from others without harming relationships

Nice to have

  • Experience working in agile at scale, in particular with SAFe

  • Research experience in flow cytometry

  • Experience working in clinical flow cytometry or haematology

  • Experience in an FDA-regulated environment

If you’re a team player who is passionate about healthcare and we’ve just described your career aspirations, then please click on the APPLY button.

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Primary Work Location

IRL Limerick - Castletroy

Additional Locations

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BD is a leading global medical technology company that creates medical technology, devices and laboratory equipment for a variety of needs across the healthcare continuum. At BD, we are looking for candidates who possess passion, innovative solutions and a commitment to our one mission of improving access to groundbreaking medical and biotechnology services for people near and far, delivering state-of-the-art technology and cutting-edge research in the battle to fight and cure infectious diseases. With a global reach that extends across 50 countries worldwide, our network of professionals collaborates on effective measures to deliver enhanced patient quality such as lower health care delivery costs, improved health care and safety, and expanded health care for all. Join our company and see how you can become a part of one global mission to make a difference in human health.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email