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Date: Sep 18, 2021

Location: Arden Hills, MN, US, 55112

Company: Boston Scientific

Additional Locations: US-MA-Marlborough


Diversity - Innovation - Caring - Global Collaboration - Winning Spirit - Caring - High Performance

At Boston Scientific, we’ll give you the opportunity to harness all that’s within you by working in teams of diverse and high-performing employees, tackling some of the most important health industry challenges. With access to the latest tools, information and training, we’ll help you in advancing your skills and career. Here, you’ll be supported in progressing – whatever your ambitions.


About the role: 
Boston Scientific is seeking a Sr. Manager to fill a highly visible strategic leadership role within the IT Infrastructure & Operations (Core Technology Services) organization.  This leader will focus on developing delivering IT capabilities to support current and future needs of the organization.  This resource will manage Global IT resources as well as important relationships with organizational leaders and external vendor partners.  The primary scope of the role will be strategic leadership and execution of Data Center, Networking, Access & Identity Management, and Storage/Backup programs that support a global cloud transformation strategy.
Your responsibilities include:

  • Responsible for establishing global DC strategy (management, uptime, risk mitigation and resources & consolidation strategy)
  • Develop global Tech Debt management strategy that compliments a cloud transformation
  • Lead execution of critical programs to reduce cost and enable emerging technologies
  • Lead global deployment of SD-WAN network capabilities
  • Establish cloud- based storage and back-up strategies that support disaster recovery needs of the organization
  • Responsible for staffing and developing Product Teams comprised of scrum masters, analysts, and engineers/developers. Devotes a significant portion of time to managerial, leadership and employee development responsibilities
  • Develop and manage to budgets, schedules, and performance standards, tracking accountability of team to objectives
  • Work collaboratively, effectively, and efficiently with stakeholders to ensure alignment and prioritization of goals and resources across multiple stakeholders, project priorities, and organizational initiatives
  • Responsible for providing regular updates to IT executives regarding the strategic vision and execution status
  • Key contributor in the creation and execution of the strategic objectives and tactical roadmaps focused on transforming CTS to further enable our business partners
  • Advocate and promote agile methodologies to rapidly deliver results
  • Identifies innovative uses of technology to provide a competitive advantage
  • Works under minimal supervision. Independently determine and develop approaches to deliver results
  • Responsible for quarterly business review with Key strategic vendors
  • Ensure deliverables meet or exceed service-level expectations for quality, timeliness, performance, and budget

What we’re looking for: 
Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering, related technical degree, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • A minimum of 10 years of experience in leading IT teams and partnering with stakeholders
  • Ability to work on a Global team in-person and in a collaborative virtual setting; self-motivated, self-directed, adaptable
  • Proven experience developing and maintaining strong relationships with IT Partners, Stakeholders and Vendors
  • Solid understanding of infrastructure related technologies preferred
  • Demonstrated strong financial acumen and experience managing program financials, operational budgets, vendor relationships, contracts, and negotiations
  • Demonstrated experience in IT contract management, MSA’s, Software / Subscription Agreements, Professional Services)
  • Flexibility in working hours and travel as required
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and deliver IT strategies
  • Experience with organization transformation
  • Experience mentoring and growing future leaders




Requisition ID: 490416


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!


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.


Boston Scientific maintains a drug-free workplace. Pursuant to Va. Code § 2.2-4312 (2000), Boston Scientific is providing notification that the unlawful manufacture, sale, distribution, dispensation, possession, or use of a controlled substance or marijuana is prohibited in the workplace and that violations will result in disciplinary action up to and including termination.


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