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MiHIN Product Engineer in East Lansing, Michigan


Creative, innovative, looking for the right environment to thrive. Sure, you have the experience and skills to shine ? but more importantly, you?re a competent learner who works well in an agile environment. In short, you?re looking for a meaningful role, working to improve the lives of others

About the Role:

Product Design Engineers are responsible for the development of new innovative solutions, with an eye toward a product line deployment. PDEs research and develop a vision and pragmatic path to develop solutions. As well, they work to improve the performance and design of existing products, overseeing production and packaging of final products. PDEs work with the Product Marketing Manager (PMM) team and the Project Management Office (PMO). The position involves frequent internal and external collaboration in all stages of design.

Product Engineer will be a champion of open standards and current technical methodologies and will be responsible for creating a culture that empowers people to make decisions and collaborate across the organization to create better products, accelerate time to market, respond faster to changing priorities, increase productivity and enhance quality.

What you will do:

  • Manage and lead the engineering of end-to-end product development process, including making key product roadmap decisions and building, launching, and operationalizing digital products which meet key features as provided by the Product Marketing Manager.

  • Create and effectively champion a data-driven and market-informed product vision and strategy which works in concert with the greater MiHIN affiliate strategy. Identify the engineering requirements, strategic for product implementations.

  • Manage the end-to-end lifecycle of complex products from conception through launch. Strategize and execute on growth initiatives in operating production products.

  • Develop the technology specification for product feature and release roadmap based on Product Marketing Manager business targets, in-depth data analysis, and a clear understanding of engineering requirements.

  • Excellent communication, negotiation, and influencing skills.

  • Manage relationships with key partners and stakeholders.

  • Track record of success in the full lifecycle of product management, including product vision and roadmaps, writing exceptional Product Requirement Documents, and delivering high visibility and complex products on time.

  • Develop and measure product Key Performance Indicators (KPI) used to derive key product engineering insights, drive reporting tools, and devise and execute quality assurance experiments and multivariate tests for product solutions.

  • Promote cross-team and cross-organizational knowledge sharing through multiple forums (e.g., user groups, Product Management, Research and Development, Marketing, and Operations).

  • Serve as the translator between the business requirements and the creation and validation of the technology requirements.

  • Help ensure new projects are scoped appropriately and ensure adequate resource assignment, realistic schedules, and accurate budget estimates at the start of the effort

  • Responsible for analyzing and challenging technical architect approaches, data mapping, resolution of technical issues to ensure adequacy to fulfill Use Case requirements that meet client expectations

  • Other duties as assigned

  • Ensure that information MiHIN produces, maintains, stores, or transmits remains secure through adherence to MiHIN's Security Policies and Procedures

What you bring to Interoperability Institute:

  • 7 + years working in a professional software development organization with a focus on healthcare as a software developer

  • Demonstrated ability to thrive on solving problems, encourage product research, development and adoption to improve digital services functionality based on Produce Marketing Manager feedback

  • Demonstrated ability to connect strategic opportunities to functional requirements and then translate them into technical engineering specifications

  • Hands-on experience with contemporary agile software development methods

  • Sufficient technical depth to review code, challenge technical architectural approaches, and delve into complex technical issues

  • Clear, concise and persuasive communication style that compels action

  • Ability to lead high performing, cross-functional teams

  • History of developing and growing development talent through challenging situations

  • Experience managing priorities with third party vendors and key partners. Comfortable making build versus buy recommendations based on industry knowledge

  • Ability to provide clear direction, set measurable goals and give insight on industry trends

  • History of making challenging trade-offs in establishing product priorities through challenging negotiations

  • Strong engineering management skills and ability to present work to executive stakeholders

  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive

  • Demonstrated ability to achieve stretch goals

  • Experience with the development of customer-facing digital services

  • 5+ years of related experience required engineering the design of digital products

  • Bachelor's degree in business management and computer science or a related discipline, or equivalent work experience required

  • Master degree in computer or data science or equivalent experience preferredrmation or to apply contact jobs@mihin.org

Position Reports to: Director of Research and Development

Supervisory Role: Will lead and direct the work of employees and contractors

Job Location: East Lansing, MI or Ann Arbor, MI (Remote Work Possible)

FLSA Status: Exempt