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Sr. IT Manager, Digital Applications Development Job

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Date: Nov 18, 2020

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Company: Boston Scientific


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

Boston Scientific’s Digital Solutions team is dedicated to transforming the lives of patients and improving physician and provider experience globally.   The team will deliver digital health solutions designed to improve health care delivery, optimize user experience, and reduce cost burden. We are currently looking for a strategic leader who is passionate about conceptualizing and developing compelling digital tools that improve patient access to critical therapy while improving health system efficiency. This position sets the strategic direction & prioritization of digital investments surrounding one of our highest growth therapies.  This position will have dual reporting to both the VP R&D and IT Director for Watchman.  This newly structured role will collaborate across the Watchman franchise to define and execute on the Watchman Digital Strategy.



  • Partners with Business Leadership, Marketing and all internal Business Leaders to evolve the product vision and roadmap, while being an entrepreneurial leader for the internal product development startup.
  • Works directly with customers to understand user needs and support product implementations
  • Optimally balance immediate business needs, user & patient needs, requirements and broader BSC Digital Health Strategy
  • Drives technology decisions and software development best practices in a cloud-native development methodology, within the context of healthcare
  • Accountable for the ongoing development and support of existing digital products that directly contributes to business growth and patient access
  • Incorporate Agile, Lean, and User Centered Design methodologies to execute on product development, implementation, and operations
  • Ensures compliance to all aspects of quality, regulatory, security, privacy and legal requirements by working with internal functional subject matter expert stakeholders. Works effectively across functional groups, including, but not limited to IT, quality, regulatory, legal, and marketing
  • Leads all product activities including backlog grooming & prioritization, product releases, product support, ongoing enhancements, product quality and compliance, and end of life activities from commercial, compliance, technical and IT aspects
  • Collaborates with engineers and UX/UI to leverage the optimal development methodologies and processes to deliver on business objectives


Basic Qualifications

  • BA/BS Management Information Systems, Business, or Computer Science/Engineering
  • Experience providing vision and developing strategic roadmap for a digital product portfolio Demonstrated leadership qualities and ability to lead diverse, cross-functional teams
  • Experience and accomplishment with Agile software development and commercialization
  • Expertise in Cloud-Native technology leverage (Also known as full-stack, cloud-based development and commercialization)
  • Ability to analyze issues, develop and deploy solutions within a dynamic, uncertain and complex environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills including requirements analysis, debugging and risk assessment
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and drive for the right solution


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10+ years architecting & building products from conception through maturity
  • Demonstrated success building strong teams and relationships with partners and customers
  • Experience in technologies such as Backend: Java (Spring), Node, Postgres, MySQL, AWS, EKS/ECS and Terraform/CloudFormation / Frontend: TypeScript, React/Angular/Vue
  • Experience in working on native application on iOS and Android
  • Experience working in Health care environment
  • Good understanding of application security and regulatory compliance (HITRUST CSF, HIPAA)
  • Demonstrated an ability to successfully challenge the status quo - pushing for more flexible, scalable, innovative and impactful products


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


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.


Requisition ID: 471531


Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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