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Manager, Software Test Engineering Health Applications

Northridge, CA 91325
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Manager, Software Test Engineering Health Applications


Northridge, California, United States

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Feb 22, 2022

**Careers that Change Lives**

What does it take to be a leader at Medtronic? We look for inspiring and inclusive leaders who partner with others, knowing that diverse talent, skills, and perspectives lead to better outcomes.

**A Day in the Life**

At Medtronic Diabetes, our Application and Cloud Team connects a planets worth of health data to deliver patient and hospital solutions that make a real difference in how people live their lives every day. Our teams applications and systems are truly the core that powers our business clinical studies, data analytics and customer-facing therapy solutions. We are advancing our digital solutions and data management systems to be highly cloud centric with real-time connected web and mobile applications.

We are seeking a high-caliber engineering manager to lead our Software Test and Test Automation strategy to ensure exceptional customer experience of our always-on digital health platform. You will provide leadership to architect, design and develop test strategies, frameworks and tools. In this role, you will be responsible for all deliverables associated with verifying our connected solutions that integrate real-time health data and deliver remote monitoring and therapy analytics to patients and health care providers globally. Your team will be responsible for manual and automated testing throughout the Development, Integration, User-Acceptance, and formal Verification phases.

We look for leaders who have a clear vision of where we are going and how to get there, bold inclusive thinkers who create new ideas and bring our best solutions forward to benefit our patients, business partners, and customers.

+ Deliver and operate enterprise grade applications and tools for the Application and Cloud groupLead, coach, manage and grow engineers to their potential. Recognize the individual strengths of each member and how they can be leveraged together to create a team that is even more capable together.

+ Directly interface with architects, software managers and customer representatives to incorporate their needs into our verification and operations strategies.

+ Drive Site Reliability best practices including tool strategy, monitoring and diagnostic functionality, escalation processes and incident management.

+ Support pre-commercial infrastructure operations for multiple engineering programs with varied needs.

+ Interface with the applications support groups to correlate call-center escalations with infrastructure reliability and drive the customers view back into our engineering processes.

+ Perform root-cause analysis, present findings and identify areas for systemic improvement.Manage work priorities for engineering team members and vendor staff; report on project status regularly using clear and concise methods that are appropriate for senior level audiences.

+ Provide feedback to the Infrastructure and development teams to influence architecture, component design, tools and automation.

+ Apply critical thinking skills to address complex needs in a sometimes-ambiguous environment; see the big picture and implement incrementally to make tangible differences according to strategic goals.

+ Collaborate and build strong relationships with partner RD organizations including Systems Engineering, Quality, Regulatory and Field Operations

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 5 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience

**Nice to Have**

+ 5+ years of management experience

+ 3+ years of automation experience (Selenium / Python)

+ 3+ years of Core java experience.

+ 3+ years of experience in Bluetooth or BLE communication on embedded devices.

+ 3+ years of experience in managing embedded software or firmware test organizations

+ Experience coordinating with remote/ Hybrid teams

+ Experience working in a regulated industry

+ Experience in security and securing software systems

+ Anticipate and identify risks, develop actionable mitigation strategies that sets up the team for success

+ Take keen interest in product requirements and pay close attention to details when planning projects

+ Coordinate with technical leads, Engineering program managers and developers in making timely and high quality releases

**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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