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Sr PD Project Mgmt Specialist (Software) - Surgical Robotics

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Engineering
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20000BBA Requisition #

Careers that Change Lives

You will join a team of mechanical, electrical and software engineers responsible for developing Medtronic’s Robotic Assisted Surgery platform through commercial launch and production scale-up.

 

Impact patient outcomes.  Come for a job, stay for a career

The Minimally Invasive Therapies Group strives to enable earlier diagnosis, better treatment, faster complication-free recovery, and enhanced patient outcomes through less invasive surgical solutions.

 

SURGICAL INNOVATIONS set the standard for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) by creating innovative surgical products and services that focus on obesity and diseases and conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, lung, abdominal wall, pelvic region, and the head and neck.

 

A Day in the Life:

As a Senior Project Manager, you will work closely with program management, subsystem technical leads, and other engineers to manage and coordinate software engineering activities within the Surgical Robotics business. You will be responsible for project management activities for one or more software subsystems to support the development of our Surgical Robotics Platform.

 

You will ensure that your engineering teams:

  • Are efficient, effective and well-coordinated.

  • Have clear priorities and goals.

  • Develop and track to schedules.

  • Deliver quality designs according to process.

     

    You will:

  • Coordinate, develop and track schedules, plans, tasks, and priorities.

  • Establish strong relationships with engineering team members and be able to estimate, plan, and execute SW development and testing tasks.

  • Anticipate and mitigate risk points. Make tradeoffs between schedule, budget, and scope, while meeting safety and regulatory requirements.

  • Identify and track dashboard metrics that can be used to report status to leadership, as well as drive team behavior & accountability.

  • Schedule project meetings, document meeting minutes and key decisions, and track action items

  • Support engineering teams to follow effective process. Promote communication between multiple platform teams and disciplines.

  • With technical leads, develop and manage the SW development process and necessary SW development tools. Assist with design, selection and implementation of tools and processes. This includes assisting the team in adopting Agile Software Development methodologies and optimizing our JIRA usage and workflows.

  • Track the financials of the project and participate in forecasting and monthly accruals

  • Develop a broad understanding of the Medtronic Surgical Robotics and Instrumentation Businesses, products, and clinical applications and leverage the knowledge of others

  • Coordinate, track, proof and finalize project documents as needed with limited supervision

  • Coaching and influence project teams to achieve maximum performance and efficiency in the project.

Must have: Minimum qualifications:

A Bachelor’s Degree and 4 years of experience, or advanced degree and 2 years of experience.

 

Nice to have:

  • 3-5 years of Project Management experience in SW development
  • Experience with highly regulated and/or safety-critical systems is required (medical device experience strongly preferred)

  • Strong knowledge of software engineering management, both tools and process (project tracking/scheduling; document management; Static analysis, SW unit testing, requirements verification; issue/bug tracking; configuration management; integration/release testing; etc.)

  • Solid understanding of structured product development (requirements-driven engineering, requirements documentation, rigorous verification, Failure Mode Analysis (FMEA), etc.)

  • Experience with Microsoft suite of tools (Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Able to influence all customers (both internal and external) on issues that impact the business and its technical service and product strategies

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or Business Administration (MBA)

  • Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP)

  • Experience managing projects in the medical device industry

  • Ideation, development, and release of large electro-mechanical capital products with embedded software

  • Experience as a SW development engineer with growing knowledge/experience in project management

  • Familiarity with common software development tools/platforms/languages (JIRA, Stash, Bamboo, GIT, QNX, C++)

  • Experience with Agile Software Development Methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, etc.)

  • Demonstrated experience in accomplishing objectives.  Able to deliver on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Experience with 21CFR Part 820 and ISO 13485, and ISO 62304

 

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

Standard Office setting in the Seaport District of Boston, MA.  Some limited travel may be required.

 

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.

 

EEO

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.

This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here: http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees .

 

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