Solution Architect – Employee experience

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Careers that Change Lives

Would you like to progress your career in a fast-paced organization that consistently make an impact in people’s lives? Are you looking for a challenging role, developing integrations and connecting processes to improve our end user’s experiences while enable our workforce to the fullest? If the answer is ‘yes’, then look at this amazing opportunity to join us!

The Medtronic IT Global User Services (GUS) is looking for a Solution Architect who will help us drive the future experience for the 90.000+ employees across the globe. You will focus on solution-level decisions and analysis of their impact on the overall business goals and outcomes.

A Day in the Life

The Solution Architect is a key factor in our employee centric-driven development. You will work on a big transformation project which cover multiple products, technologies and multiple value streams. You will Define the ‘how’ within the solution and work closely with the UX team, Product owner, Development team and Architecture.

The Solution Architect functions as a liaison between the service owners and the technology teams, asking the right questions to establish the exact definition of what needs to be done for each employee journey and feature before development is started. Suggest the best solution according to the incoming requirements and existing environment. The product and deliverables of a solution architect is the set of technological solutions and the strategy of the implementation. She or he monitors the process of development and keeps stakeholders informed about the progress. Supports project activities to ensure that resources, risk recognition, and planning stay aligned with the solution goals.

Tasks And Responsibilities:

  • Hands on solution architect who has experience ,or a strong willingness to learn, following but not exclusive technologies: Digital adoption platform, Virtual assistant and bots, low code application development, IoT and Integration tooling
  • Aligns the technology design with Enterprise Architecture and User Experience strategy, standards and governance
  • Take the lead when it concerns the following layers: application, data, technology and/or security domain. Create the high level solution and detail designs that are needed to process it internal through the governance processes
  • Defines the technology ‘how’ within a solution (across platform, application, or data), including physical & logical technology architecture definition, data flows, security & privacy control implementations, reporting, analytics, and overall information management and delivery
  • Responsible to develop and maintain technology roadmaps which requires strategic partnership with vendors and deep understanding of ‘enterprise design’
  • Analyzing and documenting the business needs, processes and data to define new solutions/employee journeys/features
  • Working in an agile and scrum way of working and helping the team to progress
  • Design, document, implement and maintain new services/processes/features
  • Collaborating with all kinds of stakeholders to design services throughout the product life cycle, providing practical solutions to our employees where our vision is to simplify, personalize and being proactive
  • Provide regular progress and knowledge updates to the stakeholders
  • In parallel, you drive continuous technological improvement and change in the IT organisation to ensure alignment with Medtronic wide objectives
  • You are a trusted advisor on the Digital & IT Landscape (cloud/infrastructure) landscape and you provide guidance on the best ‘fit for purpose’ solution
  • You build strong relationships with stakeholders to ensure Medtronic’s strategy is translated into actionable projects optimizing the use of technology through IT services and/or projects
  • You work together with the Global Security Office and Data privacy to ensure security and privacy considerations are covered in the technical landscape

Do you have what it takes:

Medtronic is looking for a candidate with at least 5 years experience in a similar role, preferably in a digital/international surrounding. Someone who demonstrated a high degree of “hands on” and ‘learning agility’ with the ability to readily consume and apply new information and concepts with developed analytical problem-solving skills. Have you have demonstrated experience in driving transformational outcomes in organizations and understand a persona and journey outside-in approach?

Preferably you have experience within an IT department or with employee supporting processes.
Or experienced in design thinking. The ideal candidate must possess self-motivation, enthusiasm, and positive attitude and perform as a team player but also able to get to the bottom of a problem or process with a strong problem-solving and analytical skills while having a keen interest in digital trends and how they impact people and businesses.

Can you effectively collaborate in a global team of diverse individuals that are geographically dispersed through all project lifecycles? Proactively & timely inform stakeholders of potential risks, impediments, issues and roadblocks? Do you have the willingness to be flexible in the work schedule and to accommodate different time zones based on project or product team needs? Finally, willingness to travel occasionally (post Covid-19 restrictions).

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:

  • Flexible working environment
  • Annual Incentive Plan % depending on company results
  • Pension scheme and group discount on healthcare insurances
  • Training possibilities via Cornerstone/Harvard Manage Monitor/GetAbstract
  • Employee Assistance Program and Recognize! (our global recognition program)

Your Answer

Is this the position you were waiting for? Then please apply directly via the apply button!

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 86,000 people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients in over 155 countries.

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

Additional Information
  • Posting Date: Sep 29, 2021
  • Travel: Yes, < 25 % of the Time
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  • Er is geen minimale opleiding vereist
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