Technical Program Manager
Verily Life Sciences
Waterloo, ON
1d ago

Verily, an Alphabet company, lives at the intersection of technology, data science and healthcare. Our mission is to make the world’s health data useful so that people enjoy longer and healthier lives.

Our team combines expertise in healthcare, data science and technology to improve the health and well-being of our communities.

We are developing the infrastructure and solutions to harness the profusion of health information for good. Our data-driven solutions span three primary areas : research, care and innovation.

  • Programs include - our research initiative to increase participation and evidence generation in clinical research; - our personalized virtual care platform, which includes connected tools, lifestyle coaching and clinical support;
  • and - our effort to reduce the threat of mosquito-borne diseases by combining machine learning with sterile insect technique.

    We’re also actively working to combat the spread of COVID-19 through new programs like .


    We aim to radically improve healthcare with better outcomes at lower costs by collecting, organizing, and activating health information.

    Our programs include :

    Verily Health Platform - an integrated suite of intelligent care platforms across the ecosystem of patients, healthcare providers and health insurance comprised of :

  • an AI-powered learning health informatics platform that identifies high value opportunities to improve patient outcomes and decrease costs for health systems and helps facilitate their implementation through provider and patient interactions.
  • where we implement precision models of risk, payments, and servicing.
  • our personalized virtual care platform, which includes devices, lifestyle coaching, clinical support and telemedicine to help patients improve outcomes managing diabetes,hypertension and other conditions.
  • helping organizations return onsite safely during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • and where we use experience and data science innovation to tackle complex chronic conditions such as OSA and opioid addiction.
  • a scalable, secure and open-source platform driving greater collaboration in biomedical research. Terra offers access to various biomedical datasets, researcher workbenches and open-source tools, backed by a cloud-based architecture.

    Organizations or researchers can use Terra to develop new libraries and tools for multi-modal genomic data analysis, and make them available to the broader community.

    Terra is based on the key principles of the Data Biosphere : modularity, openness, community-driven and standards-based.

    Verily is seeking a Technical Program Manager to help drive development efforts for Verily’s Health Platform projects. To succeed in this role, previous experience in successful program management of multiple large projects from concept through launch is ideal.

    You will work closely with internal cross discipline and cross functional stakeholders, as well as external vendors and partners to support our efforts to design, develop and deliver solutions with our partners.

    You will organize and plan the path forward, identify, mitigate, and plan around project risks, exercise accountability of multiple functions while demonstrating the flexibility to assist where needed to ensure the success of the project and Verily.


  • Work closely with technical / engineering, cross-functional teams and external Points of Contact to lead execution of key projects and partnerships, accountable for coordination and on-schedule achievement of engineering deliverables.
  • Partner with product management to represent partner requirements in the product development life cycle, including design, engineering, testing / validation and commercialization, so that end product aligns with technical specifications and overarching strategy, while ensuring that product / partner requirements are incorporated into product roadmap.
  • Use technical skills to understand and make project trade offs, prioritize partner needs, challenge assumptions, and evaluate project work and risks.
  • Communicate both vision and details (such as project status and risks to various levels of the organization); persuasion through reasoning and data;
  • and resolution of conflicts over goals, priorities, and approach.

  • Essential program management skills including : developing strategies / timelines / milestones, resource / budgets planning, risks identification / mitigation, build processes to scale, excellent communication skills to enable stakeholder comms and leadership comms, project reviews and project tracking.
  • Qualifications

    Minimum qualifications :

  • Technical degree in Engineering where coding is required (or other engineering field / experience where you were responsible for software development).
  • 4+ years experience managing projects and programs with an engineering team, delivering standalone products or software modules that were part of a larger software system launch.
  • Experience as a scrum master on a large scrum team.
  • Demonstrated technical skills in project management (certification preferred).
  • Expert proficiency with Google Apps.
  • Preferred qualifications :

  • Experience working in an FDA regulated, design control (QMS) environment e.g. verification and / or validation testing for health tech products.
  • Experience with digital health preferred.
  • Experience working in insurance and healthcare preferred.
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