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BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Director Technical Program Management - Software Solutions and Software Platforms in San Jose, California

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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 70,000 employees and a presence in virtually every country around the world to address some of the most challenging global health issues.

Summary

The Director of Technical Program Management for Software Solutions and Software Platforms will be responsible for defining and delivering scalable, reliable platforms and systems to advance the world of health. At BD Biosciences, we are looking for someone passionate about people, software technology, and program management. An experienced leader who drives complex, cross-functional engineering initiatives. Their primary contributions include effective program management, lightweight and appropriate process definition, and ensuring program success metrics are understood and achieved. All of this is driven through the lens of a strong technical perspective, which allows the TPM to contribute directly to the program’s successful definition and execution by uncovering and solving for gaps rather than simply reporting progress given by engineers who are working on the program. A strong TPM will enable proactive and timely strategic decisions, clear alignment across teams and stakeholders, accountability and ownership, and successful execution of the program’s objectives.

Job Description

Responsibilities

  • Work closely with executives to execute the technical vision and strategy and design and lead a multi-year technical roadmap.

  • Manage, mentor, and grow the existing technical program management teams and manage those who need more help.

  • Measure and improve efficiency and effectiveness of working processes, build the next level of improvements, and set standards for deployments at scale, infrastructure reliability, security, and scalability.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science or equivalent practical experience.

  • At least 15+ years of professional experience in engineering, with expertise in technical innovation, evolutionary architectures, and leading organizations.

  • Experience building developer ecosystems in the Medical Device space.

  • Must have a track record with Software Solutions and Software platforms as part of a larger System with HW/SW/FW.

Competencies:

Project manager + Business vision to execution

  • Dependency management

  • Drives to Outcome

  • Effective Communication

  • Influencing and Persuading

  • System thinking (Ability to positively impact complex systems or domain by understanding the whole picture and the interdependencies of its component parts.)

Outcomes:

  • Drives and co-creates future-state execution roadmap(s) achieve organization’s vision or goals. Collaboration with Product and Engineering to create a cohesive execution plan to implement roadmap(s)

  • Transparency of progress, and of all high - priority program RAIDs

  • Timely decision-making on RAIDs is ensured

  • Well-managed senior stakeholder groups within and beyond the program

  • Managed dependencies, and clear shared understanding of how this impacts the work streams and the program of work

  • Kickoff or participation in new work stream(s)

  • Help shape organization on team design and structure that align with organization and program strategies

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 Jose

Additional Locations

USA OR Ashland - FlowJo

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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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