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Company Medtronic
Job Title Principal IT Technologist – Design & Architecture
JobId 34195
Location: Heerlen, NLD

Principal IT Technologist – Design & Architecture


Heerlen, Limburg, Netherlands

Requisition #:


Post Date:

Dec 13, 2017


**Careers that Change Lives**

We manage a broad range of IT solutions for the EMEA region (Europe, middle east, Africa, Russia). The EMEA IT team consists of more than 150 IT professionals of which about 80 are based in the Netherlands. The IT department is divided into several teams being; CRM, Infrastructure, Business Intelligence Quality Systems, SAP Operations and HRIS. They all partner closely together with internal customers all over the world. By implementing cutting edge technologies, we facilitate Medtronic’s constant growth and prove each day that IT is truly a competitive differentiator for our company. To strengthen our IT Infrastructure Technical Operations team, we are looking for a Principal IT technologist.

**A Day in the Life**

The Technical Operations team is responsible for all infrastructure projects. The scope includes business consultancy and demand intake/governance, architecture design mapping, and project delivery in collaboration with our PMO organization.

Next to this, the team owns technology strategy and roadmaps, and together with global peers we collaborate on adjusting our technology strategy and standards to meet our business needs and increase our operational stability and efficiency.

As a Principal IT Technologist, you join a team of experienced technologists and architects, and you operate as a consultant towards our business to determine requirements and present our technological recommendations. You translate these recommendations in work delivery packages for our delivery teams and also provide high level guidance to these teams. On top of that, you are expected to work on technology innovation, and collaborate with vendors or partners to be successful in this space.

**Must Haves**

+ Bachelor / Master degree in a relevant discipline

+ +10 years of experience with enterprise environments

+ Broad technical expertise and willingness to learn new technologies. focus areas:

+ Strong experience in high level design, requirements gathering, statement of work alignment

+ Design of Virtualization solutions

+ Design of Datacenter infrastructure

+ Public/private cloud architecture concepts

+ Interpersonal Skills:

+ Strong customer focus

+ Eager to learn

+ Coaching of other team members

+ Business communication

+ Perfect command of the English language

+ Vendor relationship and negotiating skills

+ Ability to work in a Global Team

**Nice to Haves**

+ Experience in any of these areas would be considered as a plus:

+ Creating/performing RFI/RFP projects with Vendor Management and Sourcing.

+ Design of IT infrastructure Security

+ Project management skills

We are looking for a strong communicator, a self-propelling personality with a strong drive for achieving results. You have a passion to contribute to high-quality products and services. You show sufficient flexibility and are willing to travel approximately 5% of your time

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**About Medtronic**

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life.

We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.

We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team.

Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives.Help us shape the


Founded in 1949 as a medical repair company, we're now among the world's largest medical technology, services and solutions companies, employing more than 89,000 people worldwide, serving physicians, hospitals and patients in over 155 countries. With our European Operations Center for Distribution and Shared Services in Heerlen, the Bakken Research Center in Maastricht, our manufacturing facility in Kerkrade, and the Dutch sales office in Eindhoven, Medtronic Netherlands has more than 1,750 employees.

Whatever your specialty or ambitions, you can make a difference at Medtronic - both in the lives of others and your career. Join us in our commitment to take healthcare Further, Together.

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