Sr Research Manager

Medtronic   •  

Boulder, CO

Industry: Manufacturing


8 - 10 years

Posted 33 days ago

Careers That Change Lives
In this exciting role as an embedded Software Manager you will have responsibility for planning, directing, and coordinating all activities related to the development of embedded software for medical devices. This position provides guidance to team members to encourage work productivity; makes sure timelines are followed by the software development group; manages multiple projects at once; ensures appropriate procedures and processes are followed when it comes to software development; represents the software department in meetings; participates in design control activities; monitors, evaluates and ensures the completion of tasks and projects; analyzes software requirements; implements design plans, reviews unit tests; documents software development; monitors status of developing software; writes, reviews and revises product requirements and specifications; participates in other areas of the software development process; and provides technical support to other company personnel.
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 sets 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
Directs the activities of a scientific group in the research and/or development of an organization's products, projects, and programs.
Collaborates with others on the direction of basic research and development relevant to long-term objectives and concerns.
Writes and approves manuscripts for publication.
Develops strategies to ensure effective achievement of scientific objectives.
Monitors and evaluates completion of tasks and projects.
Oversees interdepartmental activities and research efforts.
Selects, develops, and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.
Plans, directs and implements all aspects of the company's design and development of software for medical device products.
Dynamically identifies strengths and weaknesses of team members and suitably make changes if required. Encourages team interaction, boosts employee motivation and recognizes team contributions Directs the development of new concepts from initial design to market release.Manages feasibility studies of the design to determine if capable of functioning as intended.
Monitors documentation maintenance throughout all phases of research and development.
Selects, develops and evaluates personnel to ensure the efficient operation of the function.
Drives risk assessment activities to capture critical parameters, and to assure proper testing will be performed.
Drives root cause analysis and countermeasures of product failures at a system or component level Must Have: Minimum Requirements
BS in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering or related field
Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience with 5+ years of managerial experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience with 5+ years of managerial experience

  • Extensive experience in software development in C++.
  • Experience in an Agile development environment
  • Experience working on complex electronic systems
  • Experience with Linux and RTOSs
  • Strong background in system architecture
  • Experience with ARM processors.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proven track record for taking products from concept to production
  • Experience recruiting and mentoring a team of highly skilled engineers

To be considered for this role, please ensure the minimum requirements are evident on your resume.
Nice to Have

    • Strong project management skills
    • 5 years management experience
    • 5 years Medical device experience
    • Experience as a technical lead on a complex program
    • Experience with cybersecurity design and analysis

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) 190001XX