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Engineering Program Director

Medtronic
Northridge, CA 91325
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Engineering Program Director

Location:

Northridge, California, United States

Requisition #:

210003J2

Post Date:

Feb 15, 2021


**Careers that Change Lives**


+ As the Lead Systems Integrator / Program Director, you will be a technical leader for developing next generation Insulin Pump solutions for helping people living with diabetes. You will lead the effort to establish the architecture in the Systems Engineering Organization of Product Innovation, enabling future iteration and feature expansion with a focus on designing components for extensibility and reuse. You will accomplish this through working closely with technical teams to understand technology capabilities as they relate to meeting the goals of the business and working closely with cross functional partners on Core Teams to understand future technology/features needed by the market.


As a part of the Lead Systems Integrator job, you will establish the trade-off space for a product development program through building consensus amongst business and technical teams regarding scope and feature/performance prioritization. You will work with the technical teams to identify areas of technical risk and ensure that sufficient de-risking activities are on-going so that Core Team programs meet the intended scope and schedule.


Come for a job, stay for a career.


The Diabetes Group is working with the global community to change the way people manage diabetes. Together, we will transform diabetes care by expanding access, integrating care, and improving outcomes so that people with diabetes can enjoy greater freedom and better health.


Our Product Development organization focuses on addressing the needs of people living with diabetes as well as care givers and health care professionals. Our goal is to develop systems to enable people living with diabetes to live a life without limits.


Click (http://www.medtronicdiabetes.com/home) to see an overview of the products developed at our Northridge, CA, facility.


**A Day in the Life**

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.


+ Establishes the architecture for a technology group to allow for future iteration and feature expansion.

+ Works closely with technical teams to understand technology capabilities

+ Works closely with business partners to understand future technology/features needed by the market

+ Works with technical and cross functional core team stakeholders to establish the architecture for the system in development

+ Works with technical and cross functional core team stakeholders to establish the integration pipeline of key technologies including electromechanical devices, smartphone apps and cloud services into commercial systems.

+ Leads or leverages cross functional teams to evaluate, develop and manage projects for new product development and ongoing lifecycle management of products, processes and therapies.

+ Works closely with the team of Lead System Integrators to ensure effective system integration following a systems engineering approach.

+ Leads and works closely with the technical leads on core team extended teams to lead the RD functional topics across engineering disciplines.

+ Communicates with stakeholders, obtains stakeholder engagement to ensure the end products or processes will result in a solution that meets customer needs.

+ Gathers requirements, works on requirements planning, requirements elicitation and requirements management to ensure they meet demands of projects key stakeholders.

+ Establishes the trade-off space for a product development program

+ Builds consensus amongst business and technical teams regarding scope and feature/performance prioritization

+ Providing work direction to project analysts, reviews status of projects; manages schedules and prepares status reports.

+ Represents the Product Development function on cross functional core teams

+ Monitors the project from initiation through delivery.

+ Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.

+ Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.


Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.


+ Plans, directs and implements all aspects of the companys design and development of new medical device products or software systems.

+ May develop, evaluate, implement and maintain technical quality assurance and control systems or reliability systems and standards pertaining to materials, techniques, or company products.

+ Oversees the investigation and evaluation of existing technologies.

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

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

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

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

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

+ Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.


**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**


+ Bachelors degree required

+ Minimum of 15years of relevant experience with 7+ years of managerial experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 13years of relevant experience with 7+ years of managerial experience

+ Experience in developing electro-mechanical devices including how to integrate the various subsystems into one product

+ Experience in developing launching app-cloud systems


**Nice to Have**


+ PhD degree in engineering or equivalent with 10+ years of experience

+ Experience in Design for Six Sigma (DFSS/DRM)

+ Experience in medical device product development

+ Experience in implementing products that have to integrate into multiple platforms

+ Experience in leading development of distributed systems

+ Experience in developing physiologic sensors


**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.

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Posted: 2021-02-18 Expires: 2021-04-26
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