Senior Product Manager, Software

10X Genomics

10X Genomics

Pleasanton, CA, USA
Posted on Friday, May 17, 2024

About the role

Software is at the core of our Chromium, Visium, and Xenium platforms, enabling researchers to progress science forward and advance biology to improve human health. Our embedded software powers our instruments, cloud software facilitates experimental design, and our bioinformatics pipelines and visualization software accelerate data analysis to help researchers drive to their experimental conclusions.

We are seeking a Senior Product Manager, Software for a novel new product in our R&D pipeline. In this role, you will lead product definition, working closely with an embedded software team and closely collaborating with hardware engineering, systems engineering, and assay development. You’ll conduct research to deeply understand customer workflows and needs, define the product requirements, guide the prioritization of development based on business needs, plan out the roadmap and releases, and work with a highly multidisciplinary team to build the product.

About the 10x Genomics Product Team

We’re a diverse group that values generalist skill sets, learning and rational decision making. We believe that entrusting highly capable people with interesting challenges yields the best results. To learn more about us and what we’re working on, visit this page:

What you will be doing

  • Develop customer, product, R&D, and support requirements.
  • Conduct customer and user research, assess the business and competitive landscape, and analyze product telemetry to inform prioritization and design decisions.
  • Lead collaboration with multidisciplinary teams (i.e. hardware, assay development, product integration, manufacturing, computational biology, software engineering, design, customer support) to design and build software solutions which address customer needs.
  • Bring clarity to complexity by communicating problems and solutions to all levels and roles across the company.
  • Manage delivery timelines and software release plans throughout the product lifecycle.
  • Ensure we deliver impactful, well-designed products that customers love.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent) in Computer Science, Engineering, Biology, or related field.
  • 5 years of software product management experience (or equivalent).

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Proven track record of shipping software products.
  • Robust project management skills with a proven ability to handle competing priorities and meet deadlines.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Demonstrated ability to make effective decisions under pressure
  • Design sense and ability to understand and empathize with user mindsets.
  • Proficiency in data analysis and synthesis, including SQL skills.
  • Experience in embedded software, hardware, or cloud product development.
  • Experience with NGS, imaging or fluidics systems.
  • Experience in the scientific instrumentation industry.
  • Experience in the pharmaceutical, medical, or scientific research fields.


Below is the base pay range for this full time position. The actual base pay will depend on several factors unique to each candidate, including one’s skills, qualifications, and experience. At 10x, base pay is also just one component of the Company’s total compensation package. This role is also eligible for 10x’s equity grants, its comprehensive health and retirement benefit programs, and its annual bonus program or sales incentive program. Your 10x recruiter can share more about the Company’s total compensation package during the hiring process.

Pay Range
$161,000$217,000 USD

About 10x Genomics

At 10x Genomics, accelerating our understanding of biology is more than a mission for us. It is a commitment. This is the century of biology, and the breakthroughs we make now have the potential to change the world.

We enable scientists to advance their research, allowing them to address scientific questions they did not even know they could ask. Our tools have enabled fundamental discoveries across biology including cancer, immunology, and neuroscience.

Our teams are empowered and encouraged to follow their passions, pursue new ideas, and perform at their best in an inclusive and dynamic environment. We know that behind every scientific breakthrough, there is a deep infrastructure of talented people driving the life sciences industry and making it possible for scientists and clinicians to make new strides. We are dedicated to finding the very best person for every aspect of our work because the innovations and discoveries that we enable together will lead to better technologies, better treatments, and a better future. Find out how you can make a 10x difference.

Individuals seeking employment at 10x Genomics are considered without regards to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, veteran status, gender identity, or sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.

10x does not accept unsolicited applicants submitted by third-party recruiters or agencies. Any resume or application submitted to 10x without a vendor agreement in place will be considered unsolicited and property of 10x, and 10x will not pay a placement fee.