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Senior Product Owner/Software Systems Engineer

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Date: Sep 4, 2021

Location: Lakewood, CO, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID:  27643  


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, our 7,000+ global associates proud to come to work each day, knowing that what we do impacts the lives of patients around the world.


We make medical devices and related products that are used to collect, separate, manufacture and process various components of blood and cells. With our innovative technologies and service offerings, we touch a patient’s life every second of every day and are committed to continuing to increase the number of patients we serve.


With some of the best and brightest minds in the industry, an unmatched global footprint, comprehensive benefits and a distinct culture, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is a great place to work, grow and be part of a team that is focused on making a difference. Consider joining our team and unlock your potential. 


Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is hiring a Senior Product Owner to join our Software Systems Engineering team within the Innovation & Development department at our global headquarters in Lakewood, Colorado.

Software is at the heart of everything we do. It enables our medical devices to function — from changing disposable kits to running procedures — so that we can safely and effectively provide therapies and treatments to patients in need. This direct, tangible impact on patients is what our software teams value most about working at Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies.


Opportunity to Define the Software of a New Product

  • Lead software enhancements projects for next generation Quantum® Cell Expansion System
  • Join during the beginning stages of the software development lifecycle for a new product
    • Conduct feasibility planning and develop clear, concise requirements for embedded medical device software
    • Translate users’ needs, commercial desires, regulatory and technical standards into use cases, workflows, user stories and UI mockups
    • Solve challenging software design problems for embedded medical devices that impact patients
  • Establish and maintain alignment with the product/platform roadmap, providing vision and direction to the Scrum team and defining/owning the product backlog
  • Work cross-functionally with marketing, regulatory, quality assurance, scientific affairs and engineering to determine required functionality and end user experience
  • Collaborate closely with global offshore teams in India 
  • Option for a hybrid work-environment (combination of onsite & remote work)


 Skills & Experience Required

  • Bachelor’s degree, or equivalent of education and experience sufficient to perform essential functions of the job
    • Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math degrees preferred
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience on large, complex projects and demonstrated leadership in software development projects
  • Demonstrated technical aptitude, especially as it relates to the software development lifecycle (e.g. environment, requirements, testing)
    • Experience with embedded Linux helpful, but not required
  • Strong communication skills (verbal, written, presentations, visualizations) with the ability to:
    • Facilitate meetings, keep conversations focused and generate ideas among software teams
    • Adapt communication style and delivery for global colleagues
    • Provide explicit direction and confirm team’s understanding of project deliverables, course correcting when necessary
    • Understand the goals of the end user and translate customer needs to technical requirements the software developments teams can understand. Vice versa: convey complicated technical concepts to customers in a clear, simple, and succinct manner.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills and keen attention to detail


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Target Pay Range:  $89,000.00 to $111,300.00  -  Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data
Target Bonus on Base:  7.0%


At Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies, we provide competitive total reward offerings that consist of compensation, benefits, recognition, along with a wealth of other well-being, work-life and recognition programs which support in unlocking the potential for you and your family. Included in our expansive list of benefits offerings are multiple group medical, dental and vision plans, a robust wellness program, life insurance and disability coverages, also a variety of voluntary programs such as group accident, hospital indemnity, critical illness, pet insurance and much more. To help you save for retirement, we offer a 401(k) plan with a matching contribution and for work-life balance we have vacation and sick time programs for associates. For us, it’s about protecting the personal welfare of our associates and their families, helping to achieve personal goals and offering those extra touches for convenience, security and overall peace of mind.


  • Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is part of Terumo Group, founded in 1921 and headquartered in Tokyo, Japan.
  • In 2019, Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies reached $1 billion in revenue.
  • We employ nearly 7,000 associates globally, with global headquarters in Lakewood, CO, U.S., and regional headquarters in Brussels, Buenos Aires, Singapore and Tokyo.
  • We manufacture devices, disposable sets and solutions at our facilities in Belgium, India, Japan, Northern Ireland, the U.S. and Vietnam. Our global presence enables us to serve customers in more than 130 countries.
  • Our core values help set our direction, guide our actions and keep us true to our corporate mission of contributing to society through healthcare.
    • Respect – Appreciative of others
    • Integrity – Guided by our mission
    • Care – Empathetic to patients
    • Quality – Committed to excellence
    • Creativity – Striving for innovation
  • We contribute to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS), raising $1.3 million USD since 2007.


We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer.  All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service.


Terumo Blood and Cell Technologies is committed to providing a safe, healthy and secure working environment. Our Colorado campus locations are tobacco-free workplaces and we maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and detailed background verification. 

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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