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Date: Apr 11, 2019

Location: Marlborough, MA, US, 01752

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.


Developing solutions that truly matter gives my work purpose.  Different Reasons.  Same  Mission.


About the role

Boston Scientific Information Technology is looking for an experienced FCPR - Hyperion Product Manager. In this role you will participate on and act as a product leader for global Hyperion platform, implementing new functionalities and helping to build key capabilities.


  • Act as a Hyperion product leader and design and deliver innovative, creative solutions for the Hyperion platform.
  • The role will support finance organization and create a trusted source of financial information for internal and external reporting.
  • Track progress to ensure achievement of all milestones and deliverables while managing risks and issues.
  • Develop expertise in finance space and Hyperion technology solutions in order to lead.
  • Continue to leverage technology systems to support the company’s success and overall goals.
  • This individual should be highly motivated with functional and technical expertise, as well as excellent analysis and execution skills.


Your Responsibilities

  • Incorporate Agile, Lean, and User Centered Design methodologies to execute on product development, implementation and operations.
  • Serve as a Product Manager in a balanced team developing Hyperion Finance solutions and products.
  • Help establish dedicated, co-located product teams, consisting of Product Managers, Product Owners, and Analysts.
  • Partner with Designers to lead kickoff, Discovery and Framing, and other exploratory activities for each project.
  • Articulate Product Vision and Strategy to the team, to stakeholders, and to external parties.
  • Establish Product Roadmap in collaboration with Product Owners.
  • Establish and track measurable objectives for the team.
  • Responsible for product development prioritization and decisions on releases, as a result of a close partnership with developers, end users and the business.
  • Informs product decisions by collecting and prioritizing designer, analysts/engineer and business stakeholder input
  • Writes user stories, maintain & manage backlog, continually de-risk the product direction formalize product features and design.
  • Holds team meetings (Standup, IPMIteration Planning Meeting, Retro) and help plan and facilitate stakeholder and end-user meetings/interviews.
  • Defines product vision, strategy, and roadmap, business model, MVP.
  • Adjusts direction based on data, customer feedback, and business stakeholder feedback.
  • Communicates product updates back to business stakeholders through frequent communications.
  • Ensures continuous compliance throughout product development by engaging and sharing with appropriate stakeholders as applicable (quality, regulatory, privacy, security, etc.).
  • Collaborate with divisional stakeholders on strategy, optimal product definition and the Agile, Lean, DevOps process and culture.
  • Help maintain team culture and communication.
  • Work with colleagues in IT, and partner with Quality, Regulatory, HR, Legal, and Finance to drive the adoption of modern Lean/Agile/DevOps practices.
  • Build trust with stakeholders, working through difficult transitions to agile best practices.
  • Develop and maintain healthy product teams while maintaining a sustainable pace.
  • Manage product interconnectivity and system integrations, disease states; capable of learning rapidly to fill any knowledge gaps

Hyperion Skills

  • Experience in at least three full lifecycle engagements of Hyperion Consolidation and/or Planning and Budgeting applications and implementation of Reporting Applications and its integration with financial applications.
  • Support the Planning/Budgeting and Financial Close consolidation processes for the Oracle EPM environment.
  • Extensive experience with Smartview, Data forms, and Web Forms; Ability to assess & diagnose data issues and fix.
  • Experience with data conversion and loading source data into Hyperion.
  • Must have experience moving data between Hyperion Modules (e.g. Hyperion Planning and Hyperion Financial Management)
  • Supporting the Troubleshooting of issues within the overnight load processes and diagnose issues.
  • Experience with managing metadata, Hyperion Security and Task Lists.
  • Solid knowledge/hands on experience with Business Rules, Essbase scripts and batch & maxl scripts.
  • Solid knowledge/hands on experience of HFM and FDMEE, specifically 
    • Rule enhancements & development experience
    • Edit and/or write Forms/Grids
    • Set-up, manage and troubleshoot FDMEE mappings & processes
  • Financial report understanding and experience - Build/ Enhance/Troubleshoot Financial Reports and Web Analysis as needed
  • Ability to create, update, and review functional and technical documents.
  • Ability to develop test data, test scripts and execute comprehensive testing of integrated systems.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of both native security and Shared Services security.
  • Provide support and execute internal audit and Sox requirements.
  • Maintains and continuously upgrades her/his knowledge of Hyperion and Oracle technologies, finance, external competitive landscape, Audits/Sox etc.


What we're looking for:

Basic  Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in related field.
  • 5+ years of experience in business process & system analysis role and managing large IT projects.
  • Extensive Hyperion admin & project experience.
  • Experience partnering with IT, Vendor and/or Business Customers on projects.
  • Experience working in an agile team.
  • Self-starter with strong, proactive work ethic and fast learner.
  • Proven ability to navigate organizational network to get to the right person.
  • Being imaginative & having high creative quotient.
  • Creative thinker to look for continued ways to utilize and optimize capabilities of the system.
  • Excellent problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Demonstrated success working in a highly collaborative, matrix environment, with a track record of accomplishments with measurable business impact.
  • Experience working in a regulated industry.
  • Experience shipping both new products as well as improving upon existing ones.
  • Understanding of SOX and other Management Controls.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master's Degree in related field.
  • Experience working on large scale projects.
  • Experience in Product Teams, Agile and SCRUM methodologies.
  • Experience working on solutions in a controlled environment.
  • Understanding of the software development lifecycle and methodologies.
  • Past experience in Finance and Audit-Sox space.




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: 442044


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