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Sr. PM Software

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Sr. PM-Software 

A Day in the Life:

As a Senior Project Manager, you will work closely with program management, subsystem technical leads, and other engineers to manage and coordinate software engineering activities within the Surgical Robotics business. You will be responsible for project management activities for one or more software subsystems to support the development of our Surgical Robotics Platform.


You will ensure that your engineering teams:

  • Are efficient, effective and well-coordinated.

  • Have clear priorities and goals.

  • Develop and track to schedules.

  • Deliver quality designs according to process.


    You will:

  • Coordinate, develop and track schedules, plans, tasks, and priorities.

  • Establish strong relationships with engineering team members and be able to estimate, plan, and execute SW development and testing tasks.

  • Anticipate and mitigate risk points. Make tradeoffs between schedule, budget, and scope, while meeting safety and regulatory requirements.

  • Identify and track dashboard metrics that can be used to report status to leadership, as well as drive team behavior & accountability.

  • Schedule project meetings, document meeting minutes and key decisions, and track action items

  • Support engineering teams to follow effective process. Promote communication between multiple platform teams and disciplines.

  • With technical leads, develop and manage the SW development process and necessary SW development tools. Assist with design, selection and implementation of tools and processes. This includes assisting the team in adopting Agile Software Development methodologies and optimizing our JIRA usage and workflows.

  • Track the financials of the project and participate in forecasting and monthly accruals

  • Develop a broad understanding of the Medtronic Surgical Robotics and Instrumentation Businesses, products, and clinical applications and leverage the knowledge of others

  • Coordinate, track, proof and finalize project documents as needed with limited supervision

  • Coaching and influence project teams to achieve maximum performance and efficiency in the project.

Must have: Minimum qualifications:

A Bachelor’s Degree and 4 years of experience, or advanced degree and 2 years of experience.


Nice to have:

  • 3-5 years of Project Management experience in SW development
  • Experience with highly regulated and/or safety-critical systems is required (medical device experience strongly preferred)

  • Strong knowledge of software engineering management, both tools and process (project tracking/scheduling; document management; Static analysis, SW unit testing, requirements verification; issue/bug tracking; configuration management; integration/release testing; etc.)

  • Solid understanding of structured product development (requirements-driven engineering, requirements documentation, rigorous verification, Failure Mode Analysis (FMEA), etc.)

  • Experience with Microsoft suite of tools (Project, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Able to influence all customers (both internal and external) on issues that impact the business and its technical service and product strategies

  • Master’s Degree in Engineering, Computer Science, or Business Administration (MBA)

  • Certification as a Project Management Professional (PMP)

  • Experience managing projects in the medical device industry

  • Ideation, development, and release of large electro-mechanical capital products with embedded software

  • Experience as a SW development engineer with growing knowledge/experience in project management

  • Familiarity with common software development tools/platforms/languages (JIRA, Stash, Bamboo, GIT, QNX, C++)

  • Experience with Agile Software Development Methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, etc.)

  • Demonstrated experience in accomplishing objectives.  Able to deliver on multiple projects simultaneously

  • Experience with 21CFR Part 820 and ISO 13485, and ISO 62304

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