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Principal Database Architect

Mounds View, MN 55112
Principal Database Architect


Mounds View, Minnesota, United States

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Post Date:

Sep 03, 2019

**Principal Database Architect**

**Careers that Change Lives**

**Impact patient outcomes. Come for a job, stay for a career.**

The Cardiac and Vascular Group brings all our cardiac and vascular businesses together into onecross-functional, collaborative operating unit to employ the full breadth of our talent, technologies, products, services, and solutions to address the needs of customers and patients across the globe. Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure offers devices and therapies to treat abnormal heart rhythms, as well as cardiac diagnostic and monitoring solutions.

As the Database Architect of Software Architecture and Technology, you will be reporting to the leader of the Architecture and Technology team of the Cardiac Rhythm and Heart Failure (CRHF) RD organization. You will bring best in class SQL Server database design and operational talent to our Data Management Platform and set of applications. These platforms and applications are the software basis of Medtronics offerings that alleviate pain, restore health and extend life for over 1.6M patients in 80 geographies using web, mobile and proprietary device clients providing data from implanted devices. Bring your passion and hard-won experience designing, administering and operating SQL Server for always-on mission critical, web scale applications. Share your expertise from database DevOps, providing automation via Python or other scripting language for example, with architects, developers and DBAs and help us continue to modernize our practices, culture and move engineering and operations forward. Use your experiences to continue pushing observability and feedback loops into development and operations. Youre as comfortable white-boarding, discussing and writing as you are being hands-on with POCs to evaluate new technologies and solutions. You thrive on educating, coaching and mentoring others in our technical community. Youre a continuous learner, staying abreast of technology and the storage developments of the cloud providers. Come work for Medtronic. We were founded with a clear and concise mission statement that emphasizes the personal worth of our employees including job satisfaction, security, advancement opportunities and the means to share in the companys success.

**A Day in the Life:**

+ Work with our Information Architect, plus other Platform and Application Architects to analyze client operations, applications, objectives to develop database design, including physical structure, functional capabilities, security, backup and recovery specifications.

+ Participate in architecture, database, code, and design reviews.

+ Work with developers in Application DevOps teams to make devops for databases a reality, leveraging your experiences in Infrastructure as Code.

+ Develop automated methods to determine if indexes, statistics or other operational measures must be implemented to maintain database performance, meet SLAs, leveraging your skills with management/monitoring tools such as Idera or Redgate.

+ Ensuring our runbooks, training and education represent the best practices for operating, managing, troubleshooting of mission critical SQL Server databases.

+ Put together and participate in innovation POCs, as well develop utilities for database self-service.

+ Work with IT on optimal database environments, analyzing complex distributed deployments and making recommendations to optimize performance.

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**

+ Bachelors degree required

+ Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 5 years relevant experience

**Nice to Have:**

+ 5+ years as SQL Server Database Architect aspart of a software development organization developing mission criticalapplications following Agile and DevOps practices.

+ Current hands-on implementation experiencerequired: individual contributors only.

+ Strong written and oral communication skillsacross diverse audiences in both software development and traditional ITroles.

+ Excellent attitude and aptitude withdemonstrated strategic mindset that can drive change.

+ Experience in Big Data solutions and emergingtechnologies like HBase, MongoDB, Cassandra (NoSQL databases), Kafka, Python,Hadoop, etc...

+ Experience working with application developmentin the healthcare domains of an FDA regulated environment.

+ Experience with clinical domain systems andstandards (e.g. Epic, HL7)

**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. Lets work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients lives. Help us shape the future.

**Physical Job Requirements**

The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. For Office Roles: While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independently mobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers. Contact your manager or local HR to understand the Work Conditions and Physical requirements that may be specific to each role. (ADA-United States of America)
It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.


Posted: 2019-09-05 Expires: 2019-10-12

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