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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Associate Director, Software Engineering in San Diego, California

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With our technical capabilities, the Medication Management Solutions (MMS) team are able to manage multiple systems and our operational capabilities enable us to have medications available when and where needed, reducing inefficiency and waste for nursing and pharmacy teams.

As the Associate Director of Software Engineering, you will lead the Vanguard software product team.

In this role you will be responsible for:

  • Leads and directs in large-scale, sophisticated, multi-functional projects by reviewing project requirements; translating requirements into technical solutions; advising and reviewing design artifacts (for example, proof of concepts, prototypes); writing and developing code; leading all aspects of software design; reviewing unit test cases; communicating status and issues to team members and partners; advising project team and multi-functional teams; enhancing design to prevent reoccurrences of defects; ensuring on-time delivery and hand-offs; interacting with project manager to provide insight on project plan; and leadership to the project team.

  • Leads the work of multi-functional groups of ten to twenty engineers, including offshore associates, for assigned Engineering projects by providing pertinent documents, direction, and examples; identifying short and long term solutions and timeline; reviewing and approving proposed solutions; implementing new architectural patterns; and performing design and code reviews of changes.

  • Advises root cause analysis of critical business and production issues by reviewing and analyzing information (for example, issue, impact, criticality, possible root cause); advising actions as designated in the plan; interpreting the results to resolve further action; directing root cause analysis to prevent future occurrence of issues; and reviewing and approving online documentation.

  • Supports business objectives by collaborating with business partners to find opportunities and drive resolution; partnering with the business to define priorities; identifying short- and long-term solutions; and leading multi-functional partnership.

  • Leads the discovery phase of large projects to develop high-level design by partnering with the Product Management, Web Operations, Project Management, Business and User Experience teams; obtaining cross-function approvals; driving proof-of-concept; and implementing prototypes to validate ideas.

  • Drives the execution of multiple business plans and projects by identifying the customer and operational needs; developing and communicating business plans and priorities; removing barriers and obstacles that impact performance; providing resources; identifying performance standards; measuring progress and adjusting performance accordingly; developing contingency plans; and demonstrating adaptability and supporting continuous learning.

  • Provides supervision and development opportunities for associates by selecting and training; mentoring; assigning duties; building a team-based work environment; establishing performance expectations and conducting regular performance evaluations; providing recognition and rewards; coaching for success and improvement; and ensuring diversity awareness.

  • Ensures business needs are being met by evaluating the ongoing effectiveness of current plans, programs, and initiatives; collaborating with business partners, managers, co-workers, or other key business partners; soliciting, evaluating, and applying suggestions for improving efficiency and cost-effectiveness; and participating in and supporting community outreach events.

To be successful in this role, you require:

  • Deep understanding of cloud, web, and desktop platforms

  • Hands-on experience building scalable backend systems and platforms

  • Understanding of the medical device technology domain

  • Experience building and retaining agile teams and leading global software engineering product teams

  • Proven track record to earn respect, trust, and influence from people you work with and to mentor top technical talent

  • Technical leadership experience in design, implementation, and support of core database services that are highly reliable, flexible, and scalable

  • Some travel may be involved as part of this role where prior notice will be given.

Education and experience required:

  • 10+ years of proven experience in various elements of full-stack software development –desktop, mobile, web front end, back end, and hands-on coding experience in the past

  • B.S. and 6 years' proven track record in software engineering OR M.Sc. and 3 years' experience in software engineering OR Ph.D

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

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Primary Work Location

USA CA - San Diego TC Bldg C&D

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Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

Becton, Dickinson and Company is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We do not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, age, sex, creed, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, marital or domestic or civil union status, familial status, affectional or sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetics, disability, military eligibility or veteran status, or any other protected status.

All applicants should complete the on-line application process. BD is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you require assistance or an accommodation because of a disability to participate in the application process, please call 855-BD-HELPS (855-234-3577) or email asc.americas@bd.com

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