Thermo Fisher Scientific Senior Product Manager in Branford, Connecticut

Job Description

As a Thermo Fisher Scientific colleague, you will do important work, like helping customers find cures for cancer, protecting the environment or making sure our food is safe. Your work will have real-world impact.

Thermo Fisher Scientific recognizes that digital enablement has the power to change the way our customer’s work – providing them with unmatched capabilities for commerce, services, and science to drive productivity and innovation. Our vision is to become the world’s leading digital science company.

We are seeking an energetic candidate to join our team in the role of a Sr. Product Manager reporting to the Director of Business Development in the Digital Science Business Unit. As a Senior Product Manager, you will collaborate with divisional businesses, product management staff, and engineering to define the strategy and feature sets required to deliver the customer experience of the future across our digital ecosystem.


  • Bring new product features to market by analyzing proposed product requirements and product development initiatives; preparing return-on-investment analyses; establishing time schedules with engineering.

  • Defines, promotes, and owns Product Development team initiatives and deliverables to extend product and / or platform capabilities including, but not limited to, product requirements, specifications, and implementation; appraising new product ideas and/or product changes in relation to existing competitor products.

  • Determines customers' needs through external data gathering and analysis, conference attendance, pre-demo requirements gathering, meetings with customers, and collaboration with the Sales, Application Management and Customer Success teams

  • Autonomously prepares and executes complex enterprise product demonstrations (on-site and online) to current and potential customers.

  • Drives execution of time sensitive client RFI / RFP responses in combination with colleagues across the business including Sales, Application Management, and Customer Success.

  • Collaborate with colleagues in sales to provide technical information to potential customers during discovery calls and online meetings.

  • Conduct quarterly product advisory sessions in conjunction with customer success and application management to elicit feedback and ideas from the customer community.

  • Document and publish semi-annual product roadmaps detailing specific features requested from customers.

  • Work with Marketing to assess competition and document strengths and weaknesses by comparing the company's product to competitors' products.

  • Provide source data for product features and requirements by defining product marketing communication objectives.

Skills & Qualifications


  • Self-starter who is highly collaborative, energized working in entrepreneurial culture, creative, and organized

  • Master’s degree in a natural science discipline or equivalent

  • Experience with Scientific Data Management software including Laboratory Information Management Systems (LIMS) and Electronic Lab Notebooks (ELN)

  • Experience within the biotech or pharmaceutical industry, understanding of laboratory processes and methods

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to prioritize, multi-task, and perform effectively under pressure

  • Willingness to travel


  • Understanding of Agile Software Development methodologies and enterprise information management solutions and their benefits

  • Experience with SaaS and PaaS software architecture and delivery models

  • Experience with Java, SQL, and software coding is strongly preferred

Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.