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Date: Jan 13, 2021

Location: Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific

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Purpose and Passion • Comprehensive 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.


Developing solutions that truly matter gives my work purpose.  Different Reasons.  Same Mission


About  the role:

Boston Scientific Information Technology is looking for an Architect to support and deliver strategic initiatives supporting the Quality and Regulatory functions. This individual should be highly motivated with excellent strategic thinking, analysis, and communication skills.  The ideal candidate will have a strong technical and functional profile, someone who has experience across a large portfolio of applications assessing and recommending solutions based on business need.  The individual should enjoy working in a fast pace, high visibility and impact environment.


 Your responsibilities:

  • Develops solutions to complex technical problems by challenging traditional technical assumptions.
  • Identifies innovative uses of Information Technology to provide a competitive advantage for BSC.
  • Drives strategic architecture changes throughout the organization.
  • Defines, promotes, and supports the principles and standards of the enterprise architecture.
  • Architecturally consults and supports multiple large, complex, cross-functional or divisional projects.
  • Champions a policy, process, or technology that delivers significant advances.
  • Demonstrates direct methods of influence at the corporate and global level through development of industry recognized publications.
  • Recognizes architectural problem areas and determines ways to effectively resolve them.
  • Own the intake process for functional IT needs
  • Create cross-functional collaboration by speaking expertly on both the business goals and the technology vision
  • Collaborate with the broader BSC IT Architect community to ensure functional needs are represented
  • Define, promote, and support the principles and standards of the enterprise architecture
  • Develop and maintain working relationships with a diverse group of business, functional and technical teams
  • Translate business goals into appropriate solutions while assessing feasibility and optimization of the solution
  • Develop proof of concepts to demonstrate proposed technical solutions
  • Participate in the development of cost/benefit analyses; drives buy/rent/build analyses
  • Make recommendations on implementation of applications that meet the business capability requirements by assessing both existing and new solutions
  • Demonstrate excellent leadership and communication skills, with the ability to explain complex solutions and value to all key stakeholders
  • Identify opportunities for business process improvements
  • Work collaboratively, effectively, and efficiently with stakeholders to ensure alignment and prioritization of goals and resources across multiple stakeholders, project priorities, and organizational initiatives


What we're looking for:

Basic  Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or equivalent experience
  • 10+ years of combined IT Analyst, Developer or Architect experience
  • Must have experience collecting and documenting business capability needs and recommending solutions in a strategic plan
  • Proven leadership in partnering with external vendors and business partners on projects
  • Strong team building skills, with ability to build quick and effective work rapport with distributed team members
  • Ability to influence a diverse group of stakeholders
  • Must be self-motivated in learning new concepts and willing to share knowledge and skills with other team members
  • Outspoken and passionate about delivering well designed solutions that exceed business objectives and drive business success
  • Well organized and capable of managing multiple priorities 
  • Highly advanced analytical and reasoning skills
  • Experience in regulated environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work in a fast paced, self-directed, action-oriented environment
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills including oral, written, and listening skills
  • Experience working in a matrix environment and delivering projects and services via a combination of internal, contract, and outsourced resources
  • Ability to travel a small percentage of time as needed  (less than 25%)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Medical device, life sciences industry background preferred
  • Experience with Agile methodologies preferred
  • Experience developing IT solutions supporting Quality and Regulatory functional processes (e.g. Complaint Management, CAPA, Regulatory Approvals, Device Tracking)


About us

As a global medical technology leader for more than 35 years, our mission at Boston Scientific (NYSE: BSX) is to transform lives through innovative medical solutions that improve the health of patients. If you’re looking to truly make a difference to people both around the world and around the corner, there’s no better place to make it happen.


Boston Scientific is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Disability, Veteran


Requisition ID: 473376


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