BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Director, System Software in Sparks, Maryland

Job Description SummaryReporting directly to the R&D Sr. Director for Laboratory Automation and Informatics, this key role serves as the functional manager for the Software Analyst, Software Test, and UI/UX groups focused on delivering Diagnostic Systems next generation informatics platform, BD Synapsys. This role also serves on the Informatics Governance team, charged with the strategic leadership and governance of Synapsys. The BD Synapsys platform is a large, scalable web-based application serving the needs of clinical laboratories WW. It provides medical device connectivity, manages laboratory workflow, and provides advanced analytics for both single and multi-site organizations. The BD Synapsys development team is a global development group consisting of >70 BD associates and contractors.

Job Description

As the Director of System Software, the candidate will lead a total group size of 40 associates through managers and senior managers overseeing the Software Analyst, Test, and UI/UX groups. Collectively, these groups are responsible for

  • Systems-level and detailed requirements generation

  • Agile best practices, including intra Scrum team communication

  • Verification and Validation testing

  • Automated testing

  • Backlog development/grooming

  • User Interface design and User Experience

Professional Experience/Qualifications:

The successful candidate should have a proven track record of leading a large, multi-specialty, software/systems engineering teams that have developed complex medical devices and software. He or She will have been responsible for establishing major objectives for product and/or project groups and manage these groups to ensure that goals are met within specified timeframes and budgets. The chosen Director will bring an excellent and broad knowledge on the application of complex systems engineering concepts to product development.

Additionally, the Director will demonstrate a strong background of leadership that:

  • Ensures excellent planning and effective use of resources that will achieve organizational goals.

  • Is proactive, able to deliver and execute.

  • Can regularly and effectively interact with other senior leaders for briefings and technical meetings.

  • Uses independent judgment to develop strategies and implement operational policies and directives.

  • Effectively communicate progress toward project/program goals.

Primary Work LocationUSA MD - Baltimore

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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