Senior Lead Technology Solution Architect

February 27, 2023
Application ends: February 28, 2025

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Job Description

Do you have a passion for innovating and developing next generation of Diabetes technology systems and platforms? Are you excited to be a member 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 a Technology Solution Architect who will be a pivotal member of our Architecture team and have the responsibility to work on the development of next generation Diabetes systems. That includes developing reference architecture blueprints, system & platform roadmaps, technological solutions, strategy of solution implementation, and collaboratively working with stakeholders to drive solutions that meets the needs of business capabilities.

Digital Technology – Architecture

Solution Architect is a key member of the Architecture team, the role is focused on developing reference architecture, system blueprints, providing overall technical vision for a particular solution, and ensuring that the solution solves the problem it was designed to solve .

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.

  • Participate in 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 high-level technological designs to provide cost effective and innovative solutions to meet evolving global business needs.
  • Promote, guide, and govern good architectural practice through the application of well-defined reference architecture as well as technology and human interaction patterns.
  • Work with product managers and stakeholders to map and document technical systems and platforms that fulfill corresponding business capabilities.
  • Account for possible project/program challenges on constraints including, risks, time, resources, security, compliance, and scope.
  • Support the full lifecycle management of the entire IT program including the recommendation of applications/systems/platforms, tools, infrastructure, frameworks, patterns, principles, and practices to meet business needs for specific programs.

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:

  • Salesforce certifications in one or more areas (Application Architect, B2C Solution Architect, System Architect, Platform Developer, Administrator)
  • Experience working with Service-oriented Architecture (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),
  • Experience working as a technical team leader or Solutions Architect/Enterprise Architect
  • Proficient in Salesforce eco-system (Sales, Service, Commerce, Health, Experience, Marketing cloud environment) and knowledge of at least 1 ERP platform (SAP, Oracle etc.).
  • Knowledge of Cloud Services with AWS/ Azure, and different deployment models with IaaS, PaaS on Compute, Storage, Network & Security Architecture.
  • Worked on enterprise architecture frameworks like TOGAF, Zachman, SABSA, ANSI/ISA 95 in technology organization.
  • Contributed towards organizational maturity on DevOps, Automation, adaptation of Cloud/ AI as part of the Transformation journey.


  • Understand as-is business process, identify process gaps, and advocate for re-engineering process if needed.
  • 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.