Senior Principal Business Solution Architect, Cloud
The Cardiac and Vascular Group brings all of our cardiac and vascular businesses together into one cross-functional, collaborative operating unit to employ the full breadth of our talent, technologies, products, services, and solutions to address the needs of customers and patients across the globe. Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure offers devices and therapies to treat abnormal heart rhythms, as well as cardiac diagnostic and monitoring solutions.
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The Senior Principal Solution Architect will own and drive enterprise architecture for Medtronic CRHF's next generation Clinician and Patient Care Management system. This exciting new system will be the basis of Medtronic's disease management platform and continue to provide remote monitoring of over 1.5M patients in 80 geographies.
You will be a hands-on analyst, technologist, and architect who has broad technical experience in developing and delivering enterprise solutions on cloud platforms. The architect will have responsibility to develop and maintain an overall architecture for the solution; for ensuring the completeness of the architecture, in terms of adequately addressing all stakeholders needs; and the integrity of the architecture, in terms of connecting all the various views to each other, satisfactorily reconciling the conflicting concerns of different stakeholders, and showing the trade-offs made in so doing.
A Day in the Life
Lead discussions evaluating business and technical concepts to determine feasibility, effort and timeframe.
Lead in the definition of the architectural and technical roadmaps and drive the realization.
Identification and analysis of system requirements and specifications for security, privacy, scalability, availability, etc.
Work as part of a cross-functional global team to architect a cloud platform.
Communication and collaboration with internal teams and with teams across Medtronic, both technical and non-technical.
Work alongside development teams, assisting with the implementation, supporting integration and QA in driving towards successful deployment.
Establishes standards and guidelines for the design and development, tuning, deployment and maintenance of enterprise assets
Ability to translate broader business initiatives into clear architecture objectives that align appropriately with other groups for efficient, coordinated action
Willingness and capability to make design trade-off decisions that align with business priorities/needs (e.g. trade-off between future extensibility v/s time to market)
Participates in enterprise solution security requirements gathering, development, and implementation
Draws conclusions and effectively communicates findings with both technical and non-technical team members, providing active leadership skills across project team and the business community
Defines, describes, diagrams and documents the role and interaction of the high-level technological and human components that combine to provide cost effective and innovative solutions to meet evolving business needs.
Promotes, guides and governs good architectural practice through the application of well-defined, proven technology and human interaction patterns and through architecture mentorship.
Must Have: Minimum Qualifications
Bachelor's degree and 10+ years experiencewith 6+ years of progressively responsible experience in architecture
2+ years of experiencein defining and implementing enterprise solutions on cloud platforms
Experience in softwareplatform design, cloud native applications, user-interface design and/orsystems engineering
Experience authoringcomprehensive architecture documents, detailed technical requirement documentsand high-level design documents.
Ability to analyzecomplex issues and identify solutions
Experienced incollaborating with global virtual teams is highly desirable.
Outstanding verbal,written, and visual presentation skills
Proven consensusbuilding abilities
Proven skills to workeffectively across internal functional areas and technology teams
Ability to workindependently, establishing strategic objectives and project level technicalmilestones
Expertise inarchitecting commercial-scale cloud systems leveraging IaaS, PaaS or SaaSinfrastructure.
Understanding of variousdatabase architectures (RDBMS, NoSQL, Document database, etc.)
Experience with microservices, SOA, Domain Driven Design, design patterns.
Ability to think verybroadly about the solution, yet also go technical deep
Nice to Have
MS in Computer Science or Computer Engineering
Experience with modernsoftware engineering concepts, the software life cycle, and applicationsoftware development using a variety of technologies.
Demonstrated proficiencyin written and verbal communications.
Medical device industryexperience will be a plus
Experience in migratinglarge on premise workloads to cloud.
Experience in managingperformance and availability of mission critical applications, with a focus onvirtualized environments.
Experience andunderstanding of security, SSO and federation technologies as applied cloudinfrastructure.
Experience in defininghighly available, DR solutions.
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Physical Job Requirements
The above statements areintended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed byemployees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of allthe required responsibilities and skills of this position.
The physical demandsdescribed within the Day in the Life section of this job description arerepresentative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully performthe essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may bemade to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essentialfunctions.