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Senior Principle IT Architect

For EMEA IT – based in Heerlen.

Careers that Change Lives
We manage a broad range of IT solutions for the EMEA region (Europe, middle east, Africa, Russia). The EMEA IT team consists of more than 150 IT professionals of which about 80 are based in the Netherlands. The IT department is divided into several teams being; CRM, Infrastructure, Business Intelligence & Quality Systems, SAP & Operations and HRIS. They all partner closely together with internal customers all over the world. By implementing cutting edge technologies, we facilitate Medtronic’s constant growth and prove each day that IT is truly a competitive differentiator for our company. To strengthen our regional IT Infrastructure & Operations (I&O) team, we are looking for a Sr. Principal IT Architect.

A Day in the Life
The Regional I&O team is responsible for Regional Service Delivery, Enterprise Operations and Mergers & Acquisitions. Their scope includes business consultancy and demand intake/governance, architecture & design mapping, and project delivery in collaboration with the Global I&O product teams and partners.

The team understands the business in a local/regional context. They collaborate closely with regional BRM organizations and business stakeholders to ensure that the I&O services meet customer expectations in the regions.

Additionally, the team knows the Medtronic global standards and policies. They leverage solutions from the core as much as possible and focus on co-creation of customer centric solutions delivering business outcomes. They tailor solutions to the needs in the periphery when necessary.

As a Sr. Principal IT Technologist, you join a team of experienced technologists and architects, and you operate as a consultant towards our business to determine requirements and present our technological recommendations. You translate these recommendations in work delivery packages for our delivery teams and also provide high level guidance to these teams. On top of that, you are expected to work on technology innovation, and collaborate with vendors or partners to be successful in this space.

Key deliverables include:

  • Performing Infrastructure assessments in EMEA and other regions if needed,
  • Promoting global I&O services towards our customers,
  • Assessing business projects and providing guidance on architecture aspects,
  • Interacting, presenting and negotiating with senior leadership,
  • Acting as a regional partner within the Global I&O organization.

Must Haves

  • Bachelor / Master degree in a relevant discipline
  • +10 years of experience with enterprise environments
  • Experience as an analyst, engineer, developer, or architect responsibility and knowledge in two or more of the following areas:
    • Medical devices and systems
    • IoT (embedded) devices and systems
    • Cloud systems architecture and security
    • Enterprise and local network infrastructure security
    • Large-scale application architecture and security
    • Mobile device application architecture and security
    • Data protection architectures for data at rest and in transit
    • Risk assessments and security regulatory requirements

Nice to Haves

  • Experience in any of these areas would be considered as a plus:
    • Creating/performing RFI/RFP projects with Sourcing
    • Design of IT infrastructure Security
    • Project management skills

We Offer

In our 5th Tenet of our Mission we recognize the personal worth of employees by providing an employment framework that allows personal satisfaction in work accomplished, security, advancement opportunity, and means to share in the company's success.

Also a competitive package is of course part of that. We offer a competitive salary and benefits package to all our employees:

  • 28/31 holidays days;
  • Possibility to purchase 8 extra vacation days;
  • Flexible working environment;
  • Annual Incentive Plan % depending on company results;
  • Pension scheme and group discount on healthcare insurances
  • Tax advantages on commuting, fitness plan, bicycle plan;
  • Training possibilities via Cornerstone/Harvard Manage Monitor/GetAbstract
  • Employee Assistance Program and Recognize! (our global recognition program)
  • Private Lease possibilities

Your Answer

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About Medtronic
Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.

We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team.

Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives.Help us shape the


Founded in 1949 as a medical repair company, we're now among the world's largest medical technology, services and solutions companies, employing more than 89,000 people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients in over 155 countries. With our European Operations Center for Distribution and Shared Services in Heerlen, the Bakken Research Center in Maastricht, our manufacturing facility in Kerkrade, and the Dutch sales office in Eindhoven, Medtronic Netherlands has more than 1,750 employees.

Whatever your specialty or ambitions, you can make a difference at Medtronic - both in the lives of others and your career. Join us in our commitment to take healthcare Further, Together.

Additional Information
  • Posting Date: Aug 4, 2021
  • Travel: No
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