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Sr IT Director Connectivity Services


Mounds View, Minnesota, United States

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Post Date:

Jul 14, 2020

**Sr. IT Director Global Connectivity Services**

Careers that Change Lives

In this IT management role you will provide leadership for the Global IT Connectivity Services team. Your responsibilities include determining strategy, global allignment, organizational vision and continuous improvement. We are looking for a strong people manager who is able to grow and develop the team and organization. The role has a global scope and reports into the VP of Global IT Infrastructure Operations.

A Day in the Life

This role is responsible for the development and management of our Data Network, Wired and Wireless Network, Voice, Video, and internet services ensuring optimal network design focusing on reliability, performance, security and user experience.


Create a culture of Customer Delight, Performance, Operational Excellence, and Value within the organization.

Responsible for the execution of the Connectivity Services function including: network architecture, design, build and operations and user experience.

Develop Connectivity Product Roadmaps aligned to the broader IO and Global IT strategies, based on customer value and created with a data driven mindset

Evaluate current processes and drive execution of simplification, automation, resiliency, and continuous improvement initiatives within the network infrastructure environment.

Participate as part of the Global Infrastructure Operations Leadership Team to ensure integrated strategies across the IO portfolio

Develop and manage budgetary planning and cost optimization strategies aligning to the business requirements and annual operating plan

Work with Vendor Management to optimize contracts and performance levels for all 3rdparty network agreements

Ensure IT Security governance policies are incorporated and enforced across corporate systems

Provide leadership, mentoring, coaching and direction to Connectivity Services Team

**Must Have**

Bachelors degree required

Minimum of 15 years of IT experience with 10+ years of managerial experience , or Advanced Degree with a minimum 13 years prior IT experience, minimum of 10 years of managerial experience

**Nice to Haves**

Master degree

People management skills

Extreme focus on customer experience and continuous improvement

Ability to work in a global organization and team

10+ years of management experience in a technical leadership role supporting a geographically distributed network infrastructure

Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously

Strong communication and influencing skills, ability to explain ideas from different perspectives to technical and non-technical audiences

High degree of accountability

Strategic and Agile mindset

Experience working with manages service partners

ITIL and/or Agile (e.g. SAFE) certification

**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.Founded in 1949 as a medical repair company, we're now among the world's largest medical technology, services and solutions companies, employing more than 89,000 people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients in over 155 countries. Whatever your specialty or ambitions, you can make a difference at Medtronic - both in the lives of others and your career. Join us in our commitment to take healthcare Further, Together.

**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: 2020-07-17 Expires: 2020-09-25
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