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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Project Manager – Software Engineering in San Diego, California

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Job Description

Be part of something bigger!

BD is one of the largest global medical technology companies in the world and is advancing the world of health by improving medical discovery, diagnostics and the delivery of care. We have over 65,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

Life-Changers Work Here

This is an exciting opportunity to work on a new project. Becton Dickinson Life-changers find innovative ways to improve our customers' ability to provide healthcare to their patients. One way is our search for bold and inspired employees across the globe. Are you ready to change lives? Join our 70,000 employees to help clinicians solve some of healthcare's most critical challenges.

Software Technology Solutions is an organization focused on our enterprise-wide strategy to provide customers with software to measurably reduce cost and improve patient care. We deliver high quality, innovative products, focused on analytics, surveillance, and integrated core services, via hosted and deployed offerings to a global market using optimized agile development strategies.

Position Purpose

  • Software Engineering Project Management is responsible for managing the execution of programs and/or projects consisting of single or multiple projects.

  • Works within the constraints of budget, schedule and scope while managing and communicating risk and ensuring adherence to established processes and methodologies.

  • Seeking a highly motivated, self-directed, and experienced person to lead Agile software development.

  • The ideal candidate is a professional who is a program or project manager for a company that develops enterprise-class software applications, has led multiple teams of 10+ software engineers indirectly reporting to the candidate, with experience in managing geographically dispersed teams.

  • Strong management skills with a proven record of providing direction and leadership to others are essential.

  • The candidate must be a highly effective communicator and problem-solver.

  • The candidate must also possess demonstrated skills in leading and managing change; should possess the ability to pull together ideas and suggestions, shape them into a vision, and then implement this in the project plans.

  • The selected candidate will bring new ideas, creativity and perspectives to our organization.

  • You will lead by example, with leadership focused on accountability , collaboration , and transparency .

  • You will also nurture a sense of camaraderie, success and appreciation among your team, and identify opportunities to improve team performance and effectiveness.

  • Excellent communication and cooperation within the Product Development organization and with all departments/stakeholders within the business unit (and beyond) is essential for success.

Accountabilities

  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of project and program management principles.

  • Uses project management tools to manage large and complex projects or programs.

  • Defines and manages scope, time and resources of large scale, complex projects or programs.

  • Facilitates identification of project or program risks/issues, develops and assigns responsibility for mitigation/resolution actions; manages mitigation plan.

  • Refines project management methodologies for quality and project or program risk management.

  • Synthesizes critical information and communicates business implications to stakeholders.

  • Consults with the senior management team and non-technology organization personnel.

  • Has depth and breadth of experience in project management; integrates knowledge of business and functional priorities.

  • Applies in-depth skills and broad knowledge of the business to address complex problems and non-standard situations.

  • Provides leadership in the form of coaching, mentoring, and/or training.

  • Acts as a key contributor in a complex environment.

  • Measures project performance for schedule and resource effort variance.

The following are qualifications specific to the available position(s) for which this role applies. These provide position specific context for the type of work to be performed and the required domain knowledge.

Minimal Qualifications

This position will engage with business stakeholders to manage and deliver clinically-oriented data analytics applications and services.

  • Bachelor's degree in related field required.

  • 6+ years related work experience required.

  • Experience in highly government-regulated, healthcare/medical device environment.

  • Ability to lead cross-functional global teams toward operational objectives (dotted line reports only).

  • Ability to manage multiple project deployments and integrations.

  • Aptitude to contribute to strategic goal-setting for department/business unit.

  • Ability to manage conflict.

  • Effective writing, speaking, and presentation skills required.

  • Ability to manage others and set priorities in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.

  • Experience working with matrixed resources within assigned programs and/or projects.

  • Solid understanding of software development work, practices and culture, understanding technical codes not hands on coding.

  • Experience in delivering products within an end-to-end software development life cycle (SDLC).

  • Practical knowledge and application of Agile software development principles.

  • Drives the consistency of departmental Agile practices. Aptitude to contribute to strategic goal-setting for department/business unit.

  • Understanding of and experience in stage-gate or similar innovation management process.

  • Skilled in meeting facilitation, action item traction and follow up.

  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and Project Management Professional (PMP) desired.

Why join us?

A career at BD means being part of a team that values your opinions and contributions and that empowers you to bring your authentic self to work. Here our associates can fulfill their life’s purpose through the work that they do every day.

You will learn and work alongside inspirational leaders and colleagues who are equally passionate and committed to fostering an inclusive, growth-centered, and rewarding culture. Our Total Rewards program — which includes competitive pay, benefits, continuous learning, recognition, career growth, and life balance components — is designed to support the varying needs of our diverse and global associates.

To learn more about BD visit https://jobs.bd.com/

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.

Primary Work Location

USA CA - San Diego Bldg A&B

Additional Locations

Work Shift

US BD 1st Shift 830am-5pm (United States of America)

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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