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API Development Lead (SAP S/4 Implementation) Job

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Date: Jan 18, 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.


About the role

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.


The API Technical Lead is responsible for leading the design and build of API based integration objects as part of the Magellan program. This leader must be a balanced thinker that weighs technical, business, financial and operational perspectives. This exciting role encompasses all responsibilities required to build a modern API development practice that aligns with the Magellan program vision.  This will require collaboration across IT and the Magellan workstreams.


The Program will have the following phases; Project Solution Confirmation, Pre- Project Portfolio Surge activity, Requirements, Design, Build and Testing, Deployment to post Go Live support and ongoing sustaining.


 Your responsibilities include:

  • Oversees the design, build and test of API based integration objects as part of the Magellan program
  • Provides technical input to the API Architect in designing and implementing a reliable and scalable API management platform
  • Works collaboratively with the Integration COE and non-SAP application owners to ensure alignment and prioritization of goals and resources in planning and building APIs for remediation, development, testing and deployment
  • Contributes to the team’s long-term technical roadmap while helping mentor members of the engineering team
  • Participates in pre and post deployment exercises to ensure seamless promotion of functionality throughout environments
  • Defines and enforces best practices and coding standards for the API development practice
  • Partners with scrum teams to coordinate the activities and resources to make sure the solution including non-SAP applications is integrated from end to end to support the business needs.
  • Partners with PMO and scrum masters to apply the lean and agile principles in the delivery of integration capabilities.
  • Partners with other enabling functions in Magellan to coordinate the solution design, build, test and deployment activities including Tech Arch, Analytics, Test Management, Deployment, etc.


What we’re looking for

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Demonstrated experience with designing and building API architecture in the context of large-scale SAP implementation programs
  • Experience in developing RESTful APIs and Microservices
  • Experience with container and orchestration frameworks such as Docker and Kubernetes
  • Self-starter with strong, proactive work ethic and fast learner
  • Proven ability to effectively manage multiple competing IT priorities in a fast paced, regulated environment
  • Proven experience developing and maintaining a strong relationship with internal stakeholders, IT partners and software vendors
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication, with the ability to effectively communicate with executive leadership


Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced degree (e.g., MBA, MS in MIT, etc.)
  • Experience with S/4 HANA and SAP API Business Hub
  • Experience with IIB and/or other middleware platforms such as Mulesoft
  • Experience with IBM API Connect
  • AWS experience is a plus


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.


Requisition ID: 469094


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