WebMD’s Health Services business enables employers and health plans to provide their employees and plan members with access to personalized health and benefit information, decision support technology that helps them make informed benefit, provider and treatment choices and provides telephonic health coaching services.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status
The Director, Product Development sets the overall strategic vision for their product portfolio and is accountable for succeeding against identified metrics, managing the product portfolio’s budget and financials, and setting short and long-term product goals as well as ensuring the product team is effectively working together with their partners across the organization.
This role represents the “voice of the client” by maintaining and prioritizing multiple backlogs to ensure that the team is working on stories that maximize business value and deliver necessary fixes and functionality to all of our customers and our Client Delivery organization. The Director, Product Development understands the value of using data and metrics to make the best decisions for our users, anticipating their needs for additional features and functionality. The Director, Product Development works on one of the largest, most complex products, and drives significant innovation across the company. As the Director, your job is to continuously remove impediments for your team by working with multiple groups both internally and externally, while communicating a clear and concise product vision that embodies the product strategy and direction of the product organization. The Director, Product Development knows when to say no to requests and understands how to work with long-range directional initiatives while maintaining extremely short, rapid development sprints. The Director, Product Development works directly with their portfolio’s product owners, scrum masters, product designers, lead engineers and group architects for all planning.
The Platform, Services and Administration Product Portfolio represents the entirety of our client facing products grouped by Tools, Data Platform, Relevancy, Reporting and our Client Facing Administration System.
You will be responsible for maintaining multiple fast-paced, engineer dominant scrum based teams that represent a product portfolio of client-facing applications for WebMD. You will work with shared resources across our organization and other product portfolios to ensure your teams success and goals of continuous integration. You will guide your team to maintain the highest standards of compliance, security and scale.
*As a member of WebMD Health Services, you may have access to confidential information that will require you to follow additional protocols to ensure the security of our data. As a core requirement, you must implement and act in accordance with the organization’s information security policies; protect assets from unauthorized access, disclosure, modification, destruction or interference; execute security processes or activities; and report security events or potential events or other security risks to the appropriate parties within the organization.
Reports to the Chief Product Officer. Works with counterparts across Product, User Experience, Technology, Sales and Client Delivery and throughout the WebMD organization. Works with external partners including vendors.
Engineering or technical background (through experience or education)