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Senior Product Manager, Machine Learning

Recursion Pharmaceuticals

Recursion Pharmaceuticals

Software Engineering, Product
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Posted on Wednesday, September 20, 2023

Your work will change lives. Including your own.

The Impact You’ll Make

You will help manage the development of the world’s leading tech-enabled drug discovery platform. You will work with peers across the company to grow Recursion’s capabilities in large-scale biological data generation and use. In particular, you will:

  • Guide vision and strategy for complex scientific and technical product opportunities
  • Build machine learning-enabled products to massively scale and automate all early drug discovery at Recursion
  • Develop novel tools, spanning insights across diverse domains in cellular biology, patient information, and medicinal chemistry
  • Coordinate delivery across a cross-disciplinary team of data scientists, biologists, experiment operations experts, and engineers

Location: This position is based at our headquarters in Salt Lake City

The Team You’ll Join

Reporting to the Director of Product of Industrialized Workflows, you’ll be joining a vibrant interdisciplinary team building the products that underpin all early drug discovery at Recursion. The team incorporates data across phenomics, transcriptomics, chemistry and patient insights and more into massive, automated product workflows. To do so, we use modern data science methods from computer vision to large language models, alongside advanced engineering orchestration and processing approaches. Our high performing team works closely together to continually improve and reimagine how early drug discovery is done, as part of creating the world’s first end-to-end industrialized drug discovery pipeline!

The Experience You’ll Need

  • 3+ years of experience with machine learning products, deploying algorithms at scale in production, and understanding the tradeoffs between generating the right data and generating impact
  • Experience working with medical or biological data, such as patient and in vitro assay data
  • Experience in product management including strategy, planning, prioritizing, building, implementation, and gathering feedback
  • Demonstrated success in delivering novel and complex solutions
  • Understand how to translate between experts in engineering, biology and data science to identify business needs and find solutions
  • Lifelong learner with a creative, collaborative and flexible approach

How You’ll be Supported

  • Regular 1:1s with supervisor provides opportunities for support and feedback
  • Learning and development through conferences, certifications, and courses
  • Onboarding process with introductions to product area stakeholders

At Recursion, we believe that every employee should be compensated fairly. Based on the skill and level of experience required for this role, the estimated current annual base range for this role is:

  • Developing: $149,000
  • Skilled: $165,000
  • Expert: $182,000

To learn more about our level within levels, click here.

You will also be eligible for bonuses and equity compensation + our comprehensive benefits package for United States based candidates. The range displayed on each job posting reflects target ranges for US new hire salaries and is determined by job, level, and market factors.

During the interview selection process, you will connect with a Talent Acquisition Partner who will be your advocate and ally to ensure you receive the appropriate compensation that meets your needs for your skills, experience, and relevant education/training, while also reviewing our very competitive total rewards package.

The Values That We Hope You Share:

  • We Care: We care about our drug candidates, our Recursionauts, their families, each other, our communities, the patients we aim to serve and their loved ones. We also care about our work.
  • We Learn: Learning from the diverse perspectives of our fellow Recursionauts, and from failure, is an essential part of how we make progress.
  • We Deliver: We are unapologetic that our expectations for delivery are extraordinarily high. There is urgency to our existence: we sprint at maximum engagement, making time and space to recover.
  • Act Boldly with Integrity: No company changes the world or reinvents an industry without being bold. It must be balanced; not by timidity, but by doing the right thing even when no one is looking.
  • We are One Recursion: We operate with a 'company first, team second' mentality. Our success comes from working as one interdisciplinary team.

Recursion spends time and energy connecting every aspect of work to these values. They aren’t static, but regularly discussed and questioned because we make decisions rooted in those values in our day-to-day work. You can read more about our values and how we live them every day here.

More About Recursion

Recursion is a clinical stage TechBio company leading the space by decoding biology to industrialize drug discovery. Enabling its mission is the Recursion OS, a platform built across diverse technologies that continuously expands one of the world’s largest proprietary biological and chemical datasets. Recursion leverages sophisticated machine-learning algorithms to distill from its dataset a collection of trillions of searchable relationships across biology and chemistry unconstrained by human bias. By commanding massive experimental scale — up to millions of wet lab experiments weekly — and massive computational scale — owning and operating one of the most powerful supercomputers in the world, Recursion is uniting technology, biology and chemistry to advance the future of medicine.

Recursion is headquartered in Salt Lake City, where it is a founding member of BioHive, the Utah life sciences industry collective. Recursion also has offices in Toronto, Montreal and the San Francisco Bay Area. Learn more at, or connect on Twitter and LinkedIn.

Recursion is an Equal Opportunity Employer that values diversity and inclusion. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, local, or provincial human rights legislation.