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Product Lead

Req ID:  4575



Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

The Product Lead is an experience leader is responsible for defining, designing, and influencing all products within one of Olympus’ core digital clusters, leveraging both future and existing technologies. This individual will report into the Head of Product. They will lead a small team of product managers and collaborate with cross-functional partners across Olympus to develop strategies to deliver digital products and improve product development. They will work closely with our customers, system vendors, and other functions which support the Digital Unit within Olympus to help define key sets of product requirements and products that will help us continue to make people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling. They will also work closely with business stakeholders to help think through our go-to-market models and packaging around these products and solutions. The Product Lead will use excellent communication skills to present information to senior leadership and execute on the product vision with teams across the globe as well as think strategically to enact change in an ambiguous technical and organizational environment.


“The job is conducted in line with our Core Values which are: agility, empathy, long-term view, unity and integrity. Olympus is an equal opportunities employer championing a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion embedded throughout the organization and workforce."

Job Duties

* Cluster Vision, Strategy, and Execution.


* Works closely with stakeholders to deliver value .


* Ensures good understanding of product cluster vision, risk, and level of effort.


* Maintain stream-level epic backlog and coordinate with stakeholders to maintain accurate plans, status, risk mitigation, and related deliverables.


* Align portfolio vision with epic creation and delivery to meet business goals.


* Leverage support and operations teams.


* Ensure delivery teams understand the customer needs. Develop and communicate program vision and roadmap.


* Evolve the vision for Olympus’ digital product portfolio coherence, synthesizing it from multiple perspectives gathered across the company and from global emerging trends. Develop a durable overarching strategy for realizing this vision and help influence teams across Olympus to shape their strategies to account for it.


* Lead a small team of product owners while influencing large organizations across business units and functions (product managers, software engineers, research scientists, designers, sales, marketing, etc.).


* Drive iteration of the Olympus venture initiative theory of action to improve its effectiveness and create patterns of operations that improve Olympus.


* Build and maintain relationships across Olympus. Foster collaboration through leadership, creativity, presence, and patience.


* Present information to senior Olympus leadership.

Job Requirements



* Bachelor’s degree or higher in Computer Sciences, Business Administration, Engineering, or other related field (or equivalent and related experience).


* Extensive experience with project management tools and progress reporting infrastructure.


* Experience leading a team of product managers and/or working across product management, product marketing, corporate strategy, strategy consulting, and/or business development.


* Experience working with ecosystems/platforms.


* Understanding of digital & analytical technologies.


* Experience leading projects in Agile and DevOps environment.


* Extensive experience working in a global environment.




* Working across hardware and software, ideally in MedTech environment.


* Experience developing and driving strategy for a product team and providing detailed product guidance.


* Understanding of how technologies can shape institutions, innovate, and deliver growth.


* Passionate about using imaging, computer vision and ML/AI to transform healthcare.


* High level of comfort working with distributed teams and managing stakeholders at a distance.



We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you.


Olympus requires all new hires to be “fully vaccinated” against COVID-19, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on or before their first day of work. Individuals who have been offered employment who have a disability, medical condition, or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to request and be granted a reasonable accommodation prior to their first day of work.


Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.


Olympus’ Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce overall costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients. Olympus’ Medical portfolio includes endoscopes, laparoscopes, and video imaging systems, as well as surgical energy devices, system integration solutions, medical services, and a wide range of endotherapy instruments for endoscopic and therapeutic applications. For more information, visit


Olympus…True To You. True To Society. True To LIFE.


It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Westborough || 

Nearest Major Market: Worcester

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