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Date: Jan 9, 2019

Location: Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: US-MA-Marlborough



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.


Turning a shared vision into results gives my work purpose.  Different Reasons.  Same Mission.


About the role:

Boston Scientific Corporation (BSC) is currently seeking a Senior IT Manager to lead the Office of Information Technology (OIT).  This person will ensure that the team is running smooth IT operations across system development, financial, communication, strategic planning and vendor management as well as driving our transformation progression.


Your responsibilities include:

  • Maintains a validated systems operations state in accordance with internal Software Validation procedures.
  • Analyzes the needs of our IT organization and establishes detail level objectives, goals, and priorities for implementing solutions to support the initiatives or provide ongoing solution support.
  • Provide oversight for on-going and future enhancements to the existing solutions and new investments that will support IT including test automation and system development/change.
  • Lead the development and maintenance of strategic and annual operating planning for the IT organization.
  • Requires the ability to change the thinking of, or gain acceptance of, others in sensitive situations.
  • Provides governance and facilitation of organizational metric development and review. 
  • Provides management and development of teams and managers under them.
  • Drives Transformation across the IT team by leveraging modern IT practices, leading a team of coaches, and executing a broad change and communication plan.
  • Manage the IT financial management process across value improvement initiatives, benchmarking, total cost of ownership, and project funding reviews.
  • Lead the development and maintenance of communication access the IT organization.


What we're looking for:

Basic Qualifications

  • Ability to work equally well with senior IT management with strong executive presence
  • 3-7 years team leadership experience within an IT environment, with direct employee and manager management responsibilities
  • 10+ years IT experience including strategic planning, project execution, application management, application development and related areas
  • 3+ years Life Sciences or Medical Device industry experience
  • 3+ years program management experience
  • 3+ years vendor management experience
  • 3+ years change management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field
  • Self-driven professional with excellent personal time management skills, presentation skills, and communication skills
  • Experience with various software development lifecycle methodologies in a large organization
  • Strong Financial Acumen
  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA preferred


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: 440457


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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