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Solution Architect IT

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes remote and onsite roles. By applying to this position, you will have the opportunity to discuss your preferred working location with your Talent Acquisition Specialist.

Remote Eligible:  Hybrid
Onsite Location(s): 

Alajuela, A, CR Guadalupe, C, CR Heredia, H, CR Escazu, San Jose, CR

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At Boston Scientific, we recognize that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality, and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers, and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and has been recognized with the Catalyst Award in 2022, a prestigious recognition of diversity, equity and inclusion excellence. Also, we have a Gender Equality Policy to support our compromise.


Hybrid Roles:

Boston Scientific's hybrid workplace includes WFH and onsite. You will have the opportunity to discuss details in the interview. 

Boston Scientific is looking for an experienced Solution Architect to support SAP Production Planning (SAP PPDS) and Supply Chain Planning for our S4 HANA business transformation program (Magellan). This individual will be part of the Enterprise Competency Center and will be the primary technical owner, which includes solution design, development, enhancement, documentation, and support end-to-end Supply Chain Planning business needs. In addition, the person will lead, collaborate and provide cutting edge solution to to meet business requirements. 

Magellan is a global business transformation program accompanying a move of our ERP system from SAP ECC to S4 HANA. Magellan’s goal is to simplify, standardize and modernize our core business processes, enabling BSC to better leverage the power of data and to position our business for profitable and sustainable growth.


Your responsibilities include:

  • Solution design, architecture, build, test, and implementation of end-to-end Supply Chain planning primarily focusing SAP PPDS, MRP, Planning tool like Kinaxis
  • Represent as an architect from Planning area and collaborate closely with cross functional teams and other solution architects to provide end-to-end solution to our business in planning area
  • Analyzing and translating business and technical requirement into an architectural blueprint that outlines solution to achieve complex business objectives
  • Provide architecture and design guidance to the development team to configure and develop solution as per the product development standard to meet business requirements
  • Work closely with the project team (internal and external) to assure a timely solution 
  • May lead multiple project activities simultaneously, working with internal and external cross-functional groups
  • Resolve technical issues including diagnosis of problem, recommendations for workarounds and defect correction 
  • Analyze, design, construct, test, and implement system or application enhancements
  • Create and maintain all required technical documentation per IS methodology and processes
  • Demonstrate technical leadership by staying current on new technologies
  • Understand customer’s business implications and incorporate understanding into technical and process improvement recommendations 
  • Lead or support roll-out and implementation of new business applications and functionality specifically within planning area
  • Adhere to project plans, tasks, and deliverables; identify dependencies and resource requirements
  • Appropriately communicate project status, escalate issues, and manage timelines and action items
  • Build presentations, that demonstrates conceptual design and explain solution to key stake holders 


What we're looking for: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or related field
  • 5+ Years of Solution Architect experience in Supply Chain Planning area
  • 10+ Years of SAP or non-SAP Production Planning and execution implementation experience and 2-3 years in S/4HANA implementation engagements
  • Experience with 2-3 full life cycle implementations in SAP IBP, MM, PPDS and SAP/Non-SAP Planning
  • Experience in solution architecture, design, and execution in Planning area
  • Leverage extensive knowledge of industry practices, software solution and methodologies to make a technical recommendation on complex business problems
  • Strong communication, collaboration, and leadership experience
  • Strong experience in Supply Chain Planning and Execution  
  • Strong configuration and implementation skills in the areas of SAP. Experience with Forecasting, Demand Management, Production Planning (MRP) and Shop Floor Execution
  • Knowledge and experience of master data distribution of work centers / Resources, production versions, PPMs, PDS, capacities, Time-streams, CIF
  • Knowledge of working on Production orders/Planned orders, Material Master, BOM, Routing, Work Centers, Production Version
  • Knowledge of Material Planning using SAP MRP
  • Understanding the integration with various SAP modules like MM, QM, SD, WM and PM
  • Understanding of the software development lifecycle and methodologies
  • Knowledge of SAP Solution Manager Charm is an added advantage
  • Ability to identify and implement process improvement opportunities
  • Experience with Medical Device or Life Sciences beneficial

As a leader in medical science for more than 40 years, we are committed to solving the challenges that matter most – united by a deep caring for human life. Our mission to advance science for life is about transforming lives through innovative medical solutions that improve patient lives, create value for our customers, and support our employees and the communities in which we operate. Now more than ever, we have a responsibility to apply those values to everything we do – as a global business and as a global corporate citizen.


So, choosing a career with Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) isn’t just business, it’s personal. And if you’re a natural problem-solver with the imagination, determination, and spirit to make a meaningful difference to people worldwide, we encourage you to apply and look forward to connecting with you!



Benefits • Life-Work Integration • Community • Career Growth

At Boston Scientific, you will find a collaborative culture driven by a passion for innovation that keeps us connected on the most essential level. With determination, imagination, and a deep caring for human life, we’re solving some of the most important healthcare industry challenges. Together, we’re one global team committed to making a difference in people’s lives around the world. This is a place where you can find a career with meaningful purpose—improving lives through your life’s work.

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