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Date: May 29, 2019

Location: Maple Grove, MN, US, 55311

Company: Boston Scientific



Additional Locations: US-MN-Arden Hills



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 This Role:

  • Boston Scientific is seeking a highly motivated and experienced individual with expertise in enterprise data quality management and the infrastructure associated with it.
  • The core objective of this role will be to actively support the processes and projects designed in collaboration with the Global Complaints Management System (GCMS) Product Team to ensure the accuracy and consistency of Post-Market Master Data.
  • The role entails a strong involvement in analyzing and improving infrastructure to simplify the collection and management of GCMS Master Data.
  • The candidate must have a desire to utilize their skills to solve technical/complex problems in a hands-on manner, working in a fast-paced environment, and across multiple functions in a global company.
  • The successful candidate for this position will provide strong leadership and problem solving to ensure accurate and timely complaint management through to reporting to regulatory bodies.
  • This role will work in a Product Team structure and will be responsible for the Master Data that drives an enterprise complaint management system, including new and existing capabilities.
  • The role will collaborate with Divisional Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to maintain a process and governance model and drive continuous improvements to master data across the organization.



Your Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Develop and maintain a strong relationship with Master Data SMEs, GCMS Product team members, and other Business and IT Partners
  • Review and enforce Data Quality rules as part of Data Governance
  • Work within the Data Governance framework to ensure accurate and consistent data maintenance globally
  • Participate in meetings with, influence and guide Master Data SMEs on best practices
  • Investigate reasons for potential data issues and collaborate with IT team on prioritized technical solutions and improvements
  • Regularly review and update Process and Procedural documentation
  • Collaborate with Product Team to refine Work Instructions and training material for Master Data SMEs
  • Disseminate best practices and standardization in Master Data Management across all Divisions and Functional Areas
  • Provide updates and develop recommendation to management and all stakeholders through frequent communications of findings at regular intervals via reports and meetings
  • May serve as a core team lead or extended team member on new projects
  • Accountable for technical issue resolution including diagnosis of problem, recommendations for workarounds, and defect correction
  • Understand business implications and incorporate understanding into technical and process improvement recommendations
  • Researches and applies new technologies, development techniques and best practices by leveraging experience, industry contacts, seminars, and books.
  • Influence the organization to prioritize and execute tactical clean-ups where necessary
  • Coordinate and validate data integrity and propose, manage and implement short term and long terms fixes where necessary.
  • Analyze, synthesize and communicate data and issues into business language, meaningful and insightful messaging and plans.



What We’re Looking For In You:

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree with 3 - 5 years of relevant experience
  • Ability to research and work on data
  • Strong communication skills with employees at all levels including ability to translate distinct terminology differences between and for technical teams and business teams
  • Analytical, detail oriented, problem solving & insight generation skills
  • Precise, methodical and respectful of procedures
  • Demonstrated use of modern high-level programming language (Python, SAS, other)
  • Hands-on experience authoring SQL
  • Strong working knowledge of Master Data, hierarchical data structures
  • Innovative, independent thinker who can build the most optimal environment considering best practices
  • Demonstrated cross functional teamwork in a fast paced, self-directed, action-oriented, technically demanding environment
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills including oral and written communication
  • Strong relationship building skills and interfacing with subject matter experts and stakeholders
  • Ability to work in virtual teams
  • Highly adaptable, flexible and willing to accept new ideas, processes and tools
  • Experience working in an agile software development environment

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Informatica Data Director and Data Quality
  • Experience with software development, source control, and version control tools (JIRA, Bitbucket)
  • Experience creating Tableau reports, dashboards and other interactive data visualizations
  • Experience in life science industry




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: 447067


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