Senior Lead Enterprise Architect

February 27, 2023
Application ends: February 28, 2025

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Job Description

Do you have a passion for innovating and developing the next generation of Diabetes technology systems and platforms? Are you excited to be a leader of the team that designs technology solutions to transform customer experience and modernize business processes? If so, you’ll be an awesome team member of our Digital Technology team!

Careers that Change Lives

At Medtronic Diabetes , we are looking for an Enterprise Architect who will be a lead member of our Architecture team and have the responsibility to align our Diabetes Operating Unit strategy and plan with technology roadmaps and blueprints.

Digital Technology – Architecture

An Enterprise Architect is a key member of the Architecture team, the role is focused on developing strategic reference architecture and blueprints for the systems that align with business strategy, providing overall technical vision (north star) to the digital technology team, and bringing in a “big-picture” perspective to adaptation of new ideas.

Our mission drives the need to be a highly skilled, flexible, extremely efficient, versatile, and agile in software product development for the benefit of our patients with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes in need of intensive insulin therapy.

Diabetes impacts over 500 million people around the world — that’s roughly one in 10 adults. That means you probably know someone affected by this disease. At Medtronic, our Diabetes Operating Unit focuses on improving the lives of those within the global diabetes community. As a business, we strive to empower people with diabetes to live life on their terms by delivering innovation that truly matters and providing support in the ways they need it. We’re committed to meeting people with diabetes where they are in their journey, always with an aim to make their lives easier. Our portfolio of innovative solutions is designed to provide customers greater freedom and better health, helping them achieve better glucose control, while spending less time managing their disease.

Location: Northridge, CA or Metro Atlanta, GA

This position will be a hybrid role based in Northridge, CA or Atlanta, GA. The anticipated schedule would be 3 days in office and 2 days remote.

Travel <25%


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

  • Lead system / platform architecture roadmap definition & planning; research, evaluate, and prototype new technologies & products; perform fit gap analysis for system modernization, rationalization, and consolidation.
  • Define, describe, diagram, and document current, transitional and target state (north star) of Digital Technology architecture roadmaps that supports global business units.
  • Introduce common principles and frameworks to effectively collaborate on different aspects of architectural and business process changes.
  • Work with stakeholders, subject matter experts, and product managers to develop a heat map of current and future business capabilities with respect to the maturity of current systems and platforms.
  • Evaluate possible challenges and constraints including, risks, time, resources, security, compliance, and scope for new product and process launch.
  • Collaborate and communicate across the organization to identify high value use cases and sell the north star architecture to key stakeholders and decision makers.
  • Identify solutions to complex and ambiguous problems, working across organizational boundaries sometimes pioneering the solutions and brining other along the way.

Must Haves:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 10 years of work experience in leading digital technology/IT/software engineering programs or advanced degree with 8 years of work experience in leading digital technology/IT/software engineering programs

Nice to Haves:

  • Background in technology and management consulting firms (Big 5)
  • Experience working as a technical team leader or Solutions Architect or Enterprise Architect.
  • Proficient in CRM, eCommerce, ERP, Integration frameworks, Data Analytics and Reporting.
  • Proven experience in
    • Developing strategic technology vision and north star roadmaps.
    • Introducing enterprise architecture frameworks like TOGAF, Zachman, SABSA, ANSI/ISA 95 in technology organization.
    • Creating artifacts (diagrams, plans, budgets) to support and implement strategic vision.
    • Preparing and presenting strategic vision story and corresponding business values to senior leadership and C-suite executives.
  • Knowledgeable in
    • Cloud Services with AWS/ Azure, and different deployment models with IaaS, PaaS on Compute, Storage, Network & Security Architecture.
    • Salesforce Platform, SAP platform, SOA, Micro-services, Event driven architecture, Integration suite (like MuleSoft, WebMethods, SAP PO, Gateway), and Data Architecture (Master data Management, data modelling, data migrations, analytics & reporting),
    • Understanding as-is business process, identifying process gaps, and advocating for re-engineering process if needed.
    • Transforming the organization in areas of DevOps, Automation, Cloud/ AI
  • Demonstrated ability to collaboratively work in a matrix organization and positively influence strategy and outcomes.
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills with focus on improved system performance outcomes and positive business impact.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills (timely, clear, concise, accurate, conclusive, influential, targeted to audience).
  • Good negotiation skills to align and work towards shared outcome-based goals.