Product Specialist - Hospital Information System (2012180)
Management Science Associates, Inc. - Pittsburgh, PA

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Since 1963, Management Science Associates, Inc. (MSA), has been an international leader in analytical software and information-based systems. With 850 employees and over 40 years of continual growth, MSA specializes in data management and data warehousing, business analysis, media services, and custom workflow integration and software. Headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, MSA also has offices in New York; Atlanta; High Point, NC; China; United Kingdom; and Malaysia.

Assist with developing product strategy and roadmap

Recommend processes for requirements capture, prioritizing and new product selection, collaboration with key stakeholders, tracking and managing progress, and other key processes for product development

Conduct market research and competitive analysis on product competition

Create documentation and reports for market position and strategy

Create user documentation, presentations, and training materials.

Create and maintain schedules with key milestones and dependencies for product development and deployment efforts.

Create surveys, conduct interviews, etc to determine market and competition

Work with teams of cross-functional members and accepts accountability for the team to support the various phases of new product development, including continuous improvement

Analyze product and market opportunities and recommend new products, market entries, and product support based on research data and input from members of the marketing, sales, operations and engineering teams

Regularly perform pricing and competitive analysis, recommend strategies to improve market position, improve quality or reduce costs

Establish and maintain relationships with internal and external development and support teams (infrastructure, operations, client services, etc.)

Perform product demos to internal and external customers

Required Skills:
Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology, Computer Science, Marketing, Business Administration, or related technical or Medical/Clinical field, or equivalent experience. Advanced degree in a related field may substitute for one year of experience.

Minimum 1 year of relevant experience in a product specialist, technical, business, hospital/clinical work, or software marketing role

Broad technical understanding with advanced skills in Microsoft Office applications and tools

Familiarity with applications and database structures

Ability to create schedules with key milestones and dependencies

Team work and communication skills

Ability to provide a recommendation for technical and functional product direction through research, client interactions, and emerging technology knowledge, with use of roadmaps and strategy documents

Ability to engage clients through users groups, phone calls, emails, surveys, and site visits to determine confidence factors and establish directions that fit the majority of the client needs along with MSA direction

Ability to provide technical sales support and product demonstrations

Ability to create functional, technical, business and market documentation

Ability to define application and business needs

Ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority

As an international industry leader, we can offer you an exceptional working environment, salary commensurate with experience and an incredible benefits package including: - Flexible working hours - Casual dress - Profit Sharing & Savings Plan (401K with matching funds) - On-site massages - A Floating Holiday in addition to Vacation and Eight Paid Holidays - Free Parking - Cash Bonuses paid for employee referrals - Health, Dental, and Vision Plans, and Short and Long Term Disability MSA requests that you apply for this position through our web site to ensures efficient processing of your application. Submitting a resume by email, mail, fax or through the apply button on a resume web site will cause relevant information to be missed. Please use the following link to apply: Your interest in our company is appreciated however, only candidates considered for interview selection will be notified. Must Provide Base Salary Requirements Or Salary History For Further Consideration EOE M/F/D/V

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