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Digital Product R&D Leader- Mobile

Mounds View, MN 55112
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Digital Product R&D Leader- Mobile


Mounds View, Minnesota, United States

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Feb 24, 2022

**DigitalProduct RD Leader- Mobile**

**Careers that Change Lives**

The Digital Product Platform RD leader will lead strategy development and portfolio for our next generation Digital Products and Digital Health Platforms. Our Digital Health ecosystem enables worldwide monitoring and management of 2.5M and growing cardiac patients. Bring your leadership skills and passion to lead best-in-class customer experience to help us transform the care of our device patients.

The Digital Product Platform RD leader is accountable for the long-term planning and roadmaps for a portfolio Digital Products and Digital Health Platforms. This includes responsibility for creating, communicating, and driving portfolio simplification, continuous improvement, and obsolescence. The product and platform leader engage with Upstream Marketing, Downstream Marketing, Architecture and Engineering to create strategies and solutions that supports and maintains the platform(s) to meet current and future needs of patients and customers worldwide.

**A Day in the Life**

In this role, you will make an impact by:

+ Planning, directingand implementingall aspects of the companys design and development of new medical device products or software systems.

+ Providing digital thought and technical leadership. Assist in building and evolving the technical organization, skill sets and capabilities in the digital, mobile, cloud, data science and connected IoT domains. Overseethe investigation and evaluation of existing technologies.

+ Guiding the conceptualization of new methodologies, materials, machines, processes or products.

+ Oversees the investigation and evaluation of existing technologies.

+ Directing the development of new concepts from initial design to market release.

+ Managing feasibility studies of the design to determine if capable of functioning as intended.

+ Monitoring documentation maintenance throughout all phases of research and development.

+ Organizing the coordination of activities with outside suppliers and consultants to ensure timely delivery.

+ Selecting, developing and evaluating personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.

**Strategy Planning:**

+ Lead the globally expanding next generation Digital Product and Digital Health Platform that supports 2.5M cardiac patients worldwide and $6B USD Revenue.

+ Drive a competitive advantage for all new product developments initiatives that are part of an overall product portfolio.

+ This role will be responsible for continuously implementing incremental and innovative technological changes and improvements that support and drive strategic business needs to support therapies across multiple Operating Units.

+ Drives identification of long-term and short-team capabilities and feature functionality working with key stakeholders including Marketing Product Managers, Architects, Product Owners and UX team members.

+ Ownership for the overall Platform long-term strategy and alignment with other Core Team functions, ensuring close alignment with the Operations, IT and Quality strategies

+ Leads and influences organization with 800+ FTE and contract resources

+ Key opinion leader and member of digital product Platform leadership team

**Tactical Delivery:**

+ This role will formulate the organizations priorities and define direction for ongoing and future projects as they pertain to patients, caregivers, and clinicians

+ Direct, drive, organize, and control software activities to ensure approved annual operating plans, and programs are executed effectively and efficiently to meet the product and platform roadmap

+ Accountable for the product and platform roadmaps; prioritize and proactively prepare Roadmap(s), Software Continuity and Obsolescence Plans.

+ Drive team alignment on long term platform decisions vs. short term project needs

+ Direct initiatives to identify, prioritize, define, and implement improvements to the standard product development processes to achieve best-in-class status for digital development.

+ Lead system solution definition efforts by overseeing concept engineering activities, creating prototypes, supporting trade studies, bench testing, animal work and acute human trials as applicable

+ Integrate the technical architecture into the overall product lifecycle

+ Identify new or enhanced solutions to fulfill internal and external stakeholder needs


**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelors degree required

+ Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience

+ 5+ years of organization leadership experience, that includes RD and product management.

+ 3+ years of full lifecycle technical product RD experience with software, data, AI/Machine Learning and/or IoT/sensor devices.

**Nice to Have**

+ Masters in engineering, technical discipline, or MBA, preferred.

+ Experience in delivering data strategies and data enabled solutions to market.

+ Complex department and personnel management experience.

+ Excellent collaboration and delivery across a matrix organization; demonstrated ability to develop partnerships and inter-organization influence skills.

+ Experience working with global teams cross functionally in a matrixed organization

+ Possesses in-depth knowledge of the product development phase review process in the medical industry

+ Strong cross-organizational collaboration skills; ability to operate effectively in a matrixed environment

+ Knowledge of Cardiology and the medical device business

+ Solid judgement and problem-solving skills.

+ Excellent oral and written communication skills to lead discussions with internal and external customers

+ Demonstrated experience in developing digital, system and/or data strategies

+ Strong background in complex selling situations, and ability to cultivate and maintain executive relationships

+ Demonstrated success in complex negotiations and matrixed environments

+ Outstanding communication and presentation skills

**About Medtronic**

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

**Physical Job Requirements**

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Posted: 2022-03-08 Expires: 2022-06-06
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