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Medtronic Technical Product Manager in San Diego, California

Technical Product Manager

Location:

San Diego, California, United States

Requisition #:

21000IXK

Post Date:

Jul 21, 2021

Careers that Change Lives

In December 2017, Companion Medical launched the InPen system, a superior, cost-effective solution for multiple daily injection users that combines the smarts of a pump with the benefits of a pen. We were acquired by Medtronic in September 2020 and have an ambitious roadmap ahead which aims to combine our technology with Medtronics systems and continue to deliver novel and advanced diabetes management solutions that transform the current standard of care and improve patient outcomes.

In this exciting role as a Technical Product Manager you will have an opportunity to lead user-experience and product design of our medical device portfolio, which includes Mobile applications combined with scaled infrastructure and advanced analytics. You will be responsible for coordinating efforts between user needs, technology and business to drive innovation by owning the product lifecycle from concept through launch. You will work with various functions to develop new products via collaboration with systems and software engineering, data science, human factors, global marketing, regulatory, clinical, and business development. As we deliver medical device products, you will also ensure these are developed according to rigorous quality standards and regulatory requirements. You are effectively the person who owns the customer view within our engineering team, and you are excited at the prospect of innovating the market-leading solutions that will not only differentiate our products in the marketplace, they will enhance the well-being of our patients.

A Day in the Life

  • Work directly with key stakeholders to understand product requirements, address business and system issues.

  • Lead or leverage cross-functional teams to evaluate, develop and manage projects for new product development and ongoing lifecycle management of products, processes and therapies.

  • Convert the business requirements into implementable technical requirements, use cases and user stories.

  • Gathers requirements, works on requirements planning, requirements elicitation and requirements management to ensure they meet demands of projects key stakeholders.

  • Lead technical design, development, and deployment of products ensuring quality and scalability.

  • Manage the entire product life cycle from strategic planning to tactical activities.

  • Work with engineering teams using an agile development process.

  • Collaborate with our human factors team to create UI designs and collect feedback from user groups.

  • Collaborate with quality, data science, clinical, marketing etc. to define and help monitor key performance indicators, product issues/complaints, and success measures and recommend solutions to improve each.

  • Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.

  • Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports.

  • Communicate the benefits and champion the system throughout the organization.

Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.

  • Leads or leverages cross functional teams to evaluate, develop and manage projects for new product development and ongoing lifecycle management of products, processes and therapies.

  • Oversees and manages the operational aspects of ongoing projects and serves as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management.

  • Manages the development and implementation process of a companys products and services involving departmental or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing products and processes.

  • Reviews status of projects and budgets; manages schedules and prepares status reports.

  • Monitors the project from initiation through delivery.

  • Assesses project issues and develops resolutions to meet productivity, quality, and client-satisfaction goals and objectives.

  • Develops mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, and clients.

  • Gathers requirements, works on requirements planning, requirements elicitation and requirements management to ensure they meet demands of projects key stakeholders.

  • Communicates with stakeholders, obtains stakeholder engagement to ensure the end products or processes will solve the business problems.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

Bachelors degree with 4+ years of experience or 2+ years of experience with a Masters degree

Nice to Have

  • MS in Computer Science or a related technical discipline.

  • Excellent written and oral communication, listening and collaboration skills.

  • Ability to think strategically, solution-forward and execute methodically.

  • Experience in a fast-paced product design and management environment

  • Experience with mobile app products, regulated digital health is a plus

  • Knowledge of medical device industry practices, techniques and standards

  • Demonstrated success working with design and development teams

  • Strong technology understanding, with knowledge of mobile and web platform design conventions and technology limitations and opportunities

  • Fundamental understanding of diabetes management, including insulin therapy and various diabetes technologies is a strong plus

  • Product development and design experience

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. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

Physical Job Requirements

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)

It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

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