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Principal IT Technologist - Experience Innovation UX Strategist

Medtronic
Principal IT Technologist - Experience Innovation UX Strategist

Location:

Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States

Requisition #:

20000FYH

Post Date:

Oct 08, 2020


**This role may be filled with a remote resource (work from home).


Bring your talents to an industry leader in medical technology and healthcare solutions were a market leader and growing every day. You can be proud to be a part of technologies that are rooted in our long history of mission-driven innovation. You will be empowered to shape your own career. We support your growth with the training, mentorship, and guidance you need to own your future success. Together, we can transform healthcare.


Join us for a career in IT that changes lives.


Medtronic is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive culture. Check out the accomplishments of our Women in IT group! http://bit.ly/MedtronicWomeninIT


**CAREERS THAT CHANGE LIVES**


The Principal User Experience Strategist will work with end users, stakeholders and development teams to provide UX strategy and design for user experiences and user interfaces for applications. This individual will work on complex, transactional, responsive web-based and mobile systems as part of a shared services organization in Information Technology. These applications often have a high profile within the company because they support all business units and geographies. This is a planner AND a doer.


**A DAY IN THE LIFE**


Work effectively with distributed teams, on- and off-shore team members, and third-party partners


Document the final user interface design in a format that is useful to various members of the development team, and consistent with Medtronics internal project documentation standards


Act as a UX lead, or collaborate on a UX team, depending on the project


Oversee work of UX team members assigned to their portfolio of projects


Operate comfortably in iterative and waterfall methodologies


Provide UX consultation and guidance to project sponsors and implementation teams


Understand usability heuristics and crafting of effective usability requirements, and evaluate and provide heuristic assessment of user interfaces


Communicate effectively (verbally and in writing) with all levels and roles in the organization


Understand and demonstrate the ability to work in a highly-regulated industry


Effectively facilitate working sessions, design reviews and collaborative design meetings


Possess strong knowledge of web-based application design, including responsive and adaptive methods.


Recommend and oversee user research, including usability testing


Remain current with internal quality training and regulatory requirements


**MUST HAVE** (Minimum Qualifications)


Bachelors degree


7+ years of experience with a bachelors degree or 5+ years of experience with an advanced degree


**NICE TO HAVE** (Preferred Qualifications)


User-centered design techniques


Axure RP


Using and/or creating design style guides or design systems


Ability to facilitate a collaborative design process, demonstrating developed interaction skills (facilitation, instruction, presentation, interviewing, meetings)


Ability to work collaboratively with development teams


Creation of personas, journey maps and other visualizations of the user experience


Interaction design using wireframes and prototyping tools, both low and high-fidelity


Design of highly transactional websites or web-based applications.


Site mapping and user flows


Cardsorting and tree studies


UI Design Documentation / experience writing interface design specifications


Experience conducting usability tests


Global teams and systems, including non-English user interfaces


Business tools, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Visio or other flow mapping tools


Broad business knowledge and experience


Broad knowledge of mobile and web application development technologies


Previous Medtronic experience


Preference given to current Medtronic employees


Priority consideration will be given to local applicants


Business tools, including Word, Excel, Outlook, and Visio or other flow mapping tools


Broad business knowledge and experience


Broad knowledge of mobile and web application development technologies


IT Experience desired


Mobile design experience including knowledge of iOS screen controls, application flow and design best practices is a plus.


Experience with Sketch or Invision is a plus


A desire for continuous learning


Willingness to experiment and iterate


Experience participating on Agile (or other iterative methodologies) development teams as the individual who is accountable for the user interface design


Excellent communication skills (oral, business writing, and listening)


**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 above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position.


The physical demands described within the Day in the Life 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.


**EEO STATEMENT**


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.


This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here:


http://www.uscis.gov/e-verify/employees


**DISCLAIMER**


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to this position.
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.

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Posted: 2020-10-13 Expires: 2020-12-19

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