Position Summary:

908 Devices is building ridiculously simple and elegant analytical devices in the mass spectrometry space that are transforming life sciences and field forensics.  This role is for a talented and experienced product manager for our cutting-edge ZipChip platform.

Desired Skills & Experience

  • You are a problem solver and can see around corners.
  • You’ve done this before. You have experience in the life sciences space, especially around market assessments, product launches, and product maintenance, and ideally in the MS, LC or CE space.
  • You have been a life scientist (you actually never stop do you?), or have spent a lot of time talking to scientists in the life-science arena.
  • You are bilingual – you can talk science and marketing.
  • You have great interpersonal skills.
  • You love getting stuff done and off your shoe.
  • You are not scared of a time crunch.
  • You enjoy reading, writing, and maybe even some math.
  • You relish finding a unique way to communicate a compelling product story.
  • You can tell a joke. Bonus points if it is actually funny.
  • You are thirsty for a small company experience.
  • You love bringing order where there is a little rocket fueled chaos.
  • You can chat on any channel – slack, email, txt, phone, video – and sometimes simultaneously!

A few more specifics about responsibilities– because you are detail oriented:

  • Define the vision for a product and own the entire product life cycle
  • Converse comfortably on the science being done with the ZipChip platform
  • Figure out what a customer actually needs through market analysis, KOLS and independent research and then capitalize through product creation and refinement
  • Interact fluidly with R&D on product development
  • Development of product collateral, including authoring content
  • Engage extensively with a direct sales force and channel partners, including development of training programs and sales tools
  • Analyze, understand and exploit competitive opportunities
  • Work closely with operations and support on product supply and service

Preferred qualifications:

  • 5+ years of product management experience in the life sciences, including product launch and product maintenance.
  • Experience with mass spectrometry, capillary electrophoresis, and chromatography.
  • Experience with Salesforce.com


  • MSc. or PhD in a life sciences field.

Company Description

908 Devices is bringing the powerful capabilities of Mass Spectrometry out of the confines of centralized facilities and mobile laboratories. We make battery-operated, handheld, chemical detection tools, rugged enough to exceed military standards and trusted enough for immediate action in the field. For biologists and chemists in need of answers, we make personal analyzers, small and simple enough for every workspace.

Additional Information

Posted: 09.27.18
Type: Full-Time
Experience: 5+ years
Functions: Product Management, Marketing, Product Launch, Product Maintenance

Veteran Commitment: 908 Devices commits to hiring returning veterans.

908 Devices is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer.

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