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Careers that Change Lives
Medtronic is a world leader in providing health care products that benefit individual’s well-being. Our organization contributes directly to this mission; we deliver software for Medtronic’s continuous glucose monitoring projects, including mobile apps and embedded firmware.

Our business is growing significantly as the market demands reliable medical devices which look and feel more like consumer devices. As a result, we need a Software Project Manager who will ensure we deliver the best software on-time and with high quality for our Mobile Apps supporting our pump and CGM devices.
The Medtronic Diabetes software development team writes the firmware, software, and tools which enable our pumps and glucose monitoring features of Medtronic’s products.  We are looking for a software project manager who can keep the projects and project teams organized and running on time. This is a true ‘software project’ role that requires you to understand the activities and deliverables of very technical people. 

A Day in the Life

Key Technical Competencies

Experienced with software development activities for mobile or web software projects.
Manage feature planning: Drive estimation, work breakdown, and resource allocation.
Create and maintain the schedule, drive intermediate deliverables, and ensure project commitments are met.
Define and track weekly work goals, managing engineer’s activities and priorities to meet expectations.
Report work goals to management and identify impact on overall project schedule.
Understand process requirements for developing regulated medical devices and ensure development activities are compliant to our procedures.

Key Leadership Competencies

Understand technical issues and escalate issues as needed and drive them to resolution.
Work collaboratively and professionally with outside organizations while dealing with organizational complexity and competing priorities.
Ability to communicate schedule changes and challenges both to management and to the development team.
Sets meaningful personal goals and helps others prioritize short-term activities around work team/functional priorities 
Demonstrates accountability for one’s own decisions, and is able to articulate rationale without being defensive. Views mistakes as learning opportunity and supports an environment of continuous improvement. 
Effectively solicits and shares complex information within and across work teams, stating own point of view even when difficult or unpopular; listens effectively

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.
Oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management.
Reviews status of projects and budgets, manages schedules, and prepares status reports.
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, clients and other stakeholders.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements
Education Required
Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or Sciences

Years of Experience
Bachelor’s Degree 5 years of professional experience or Master’s Degree 3+ years of professional experience 

Nice to Have
Masters of Science degree in Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related Engineering field
Experience in Software Development project management – preferably Mobile Apps Team interaction, communication, negotiation, and leadership skills 
Experience as a software engineer
Experience working in a regulated industry
Experience applying Agile, Scrum or Iterative Development Methodologies
Experience in medical software development process such as IEC 62304 or other regulated software development 

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. Let’s 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)

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