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Software Engineering Program Manager


Mounds View, Minnesota, United States

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Feb 24, 2022

**Software Engineering Program Manager**

**Careers that Change Lives**

A career at Medtronic is like no other. Were purposeful. Were committed. And were driven by our Mission to alleviate pain, restore health and extend life for millions of people worldwide.

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.

The Software Engineering Manager will lead a software program and is accountable for ensuring execution across all scrum teams. This includes responsibility to guide software development team(s) in their day to day development activities, provide project planning, scheduling and tracking, and help drive functional excellence in project execution for the Software organization. The candidate must be self-driven, with strong understanding of project management, the Software Development Lifecycle process and strong technical and leadership skills.

**A Day in the Life**

+ Lead a team of software developers (Employees and Vendor resources) working on the next generation implanted device programmer system.

+ Responsible for project planning including identifying requirements, developing work plans, managing project budgets, building project schedules, and partnering with team members to determine and communicate functional and/or resource requirements.

+ Own and Manage execution against an aggressive but achievable project plan, provide project-related work direction to team members, work with peer project managers/cross functional program team members to monitor dependencies and ensure that critical program milestones and deliverables are met.

+ Communicate project status and issues to the Development Leader in the Program Core Team as appropriate. Proactively manage project quality, risks, and issues

+ Provide project team members with a clear vision and purpose for the project, and create a positive tone and morale for the team. Motivate team members and build project team identity and cohesion. Ensure cross-discipline coordination and communication.

+ Contribute to the advancement of the SW organization by driving ideas for process improvement in project planning, project management and the overall product development process

+ Provide input for setting team members performance objectives and provide feedback to the functional leaders about performance against project deliverables and core competencies. Provide ongoing feedback and coaching to team members as appropriate, keeping the functional leader informed of performance and progress.


**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelors degree in Computer Science, Engineering, Information Systems, or technically related

+ Minimum of 5 years leading software development projects, or advanced degree with a minimum of 3 years of relevant experience

**Nice to Have:**

+ Experience working in regulated environments and delivering new products in compliance with global regulatory standards

+ PMP Certification

+ Medical Device Industry or related experience.

+ Masters in Software/Computer Engineering or MBA

+ Understanding of Android and iOS mobile operating systems and development

+ Development experience in Bluetooth technology

+ Demonstrated track record of successfully delivering on projects in a matrix environment

+ Excellent downward, lateral, and upward communication skills

+ Managing geographically distributed teams

+ Track record of effective vendor management to deliver results

**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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