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Bring your talents to an industry leader in medical technology and healthcare solutions – we’re a market leader and growing every day. You can be proud to be a part of technologies that are rooted in our long history of mission-driven innovation. You will be empowered to shape your own career. We support your growth with the training, mentorship, and guidance you need to own your future success. Together, we can transform healthcare.

Join us for a career in IT that changes lives.

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As a member of the Medtronic Cardiac and Vascular (CVG) Technology team, this Salesforce.com Solution Architect will be responsible for the overall technical design and data model of the strategic implementation of Salesforce.com.   This role will work closely with both business users and technical teams to ensure new efforts align with CVG Strategic Imperatives.  

• Ownership of all technical aspects of Salesforce.com program: data migrations, data quality, system integration, 3rd party applications, AppExchange products and custom development.  
• Proactive technical consulting, functional design documentation, design reviews, architectural analysis and potential development activities associated with new requests coming from all CVG business units.  
• Provide education to business units on Salesforce.com current and future capabilities to solve business needs.  
• Provide mentoring and skills development activities with junior team members of Business Analysts, Software Developers, Systems Analysts and Salesforce Administrators.
• Work with Project Manager to maintain and coordinate communication with the internal customer/client throughout each project.
• Work with Product Owner, Business Systems Analysts and other project team members to support the discovery, gathering and refinement of business, functional, and technical requirements by scoping, defining and prioritizing requirements; including desired business outcomes and define success criteria.
• Document functional requirements to Salesforce features and functionality, including detail technical architectural designs, UI mockups and integration specs .
• Work with the project team to support the implementation of requirements, including Salesforce configuration, testing and rollout/deployment.
• Keep abreast of new Salesforce features and functionality, identify product requirements and provide recommendations for process improvements and future enhancements.
• Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile inconsistency and break down high-level information into details that be reviewed and implemented.
• Work with Salesforce Administrators and Developers to transform new requirements into Salesforce specific designs and implementation tasks.
• Review and refine tools, methodologies and development processes for best practices.
• Provide guidance to team members in delivery of project milestones.
• Adapt quickly to the Salesforce environment, data structure, workflows, and business processes for the different lines of business.
• Ability to quickly prototype potential solutions based on business feedback.

MUST HAVE (Minimum Qualifications)
• Bachelor's degree
• 7+ years of experience with a bachelor’s degree or 5+ years of experience with an advanced degree
• 3+ years of experience developing on Salesforce.com platform; demonstrated experience in developing custom objects, workflows, validation rules, and triggers within a complex (+3 business units) SFDC organization.

NICE TO HAVE (Preferred Qualifications)
• Previous Medtronic experience
• Preference given to current Medtronic employees
• Priority consideration will be given to local applicants
• Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, related discipline, or 10+ years of equivalent experience
• 5+ years of experience implementing and supporting CRM solutions, based on provided requirements and other formal documentation
• 3+ years of Salesforce experience
• Strong experience in SQL, SOQL, XML, SQL, HTTP/HTTPS, and EAI processes
• Strong experience with business process definition, best practices, and reengineering
• Strong experience designing and connecting Salesforce to other applications/systems via Salesforce and 3rd party APIs
• Extensive knowledge of SDLC, including code management
• 3+ years of experience with healthcare related technology services and solutions
• Proven expertise in developing overall architecture (application, security, data model) for a complex, multi-business line, global organization.
• Experience in Salesforce development (Declarative, Apex Coding,  Visual Force) with knowledge of Best Practices understanding on Coding  Standards, Deployment, Apex, VF, Salesforce Integration and security  implementations. 
• Experience with the Salesforce.com web services API
• Strong presentation and communication skills
• Strong demonstrated influence skills
• Experience in a large global corporate (matrixed) environment 
Preferred Certifications 
• Salesforce.com certified consultant
• Salesforce.com certified advanced administrator
• Salesforce.com certified advanced developer
• Salesforce.com Technical Architect

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. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position. 

The physical demands described within the Day in the Life 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.

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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The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.

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