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Fresenius Medical Care North America Director Lead Architect - Enterprise Platforms in Waltham, Massachusetts

Principal Role & Responsibilities:

  • Provide direct, daily leadership of the Enterprise Platforms group responsible for Enterprise Platform Technologies leveraged across multiple products/solutions within the Medical Technologies (CE) portfolio -> EX: IoT/Remote Management, Operating Systems, Architectural Frameworks, IAM, PKI

  • Own and drive Enterprise Platform integration strategies across all CE verticals (In-Center, Critical Care & Home)

  • Lead Advanced Development activities targeting technology exploration through Proof-Of-Concepts/Proof-Of-Feasibility initiatives

  • Directly collaborate with R&D leaders across CE to identify partnerships and opportunities to leverage existing or new enterprise platform technologies

  • Create and foster an innovative and collaborative culture

  • Operates both strategically and tactically in a leadership role with the ability to successfully deliver on individual contributor tasks (as required)

  • Identify emerging platform technologies to support innovative, next generation solutions

  • Ensure platform technology obsolescence mitigation is accounted for in architecture roadmaps

  • Primary Representative for EPT in collaborative or alignment initiatives/discussion within CE / Member of the Architecture Review Board

  • Prioritize active and work required of the group, ensure proper allocation of resources, and forecast future demand

  • Identify patentable concepts to expand Fresenius Medical Care’s Intellectual Property portfolio

  • Define Document, and Test Enterprise Platform Technologies/Solutions for use across CE

  • Provide assessments of Platform alignment to both technical and business objectives -> licensing/financial models, scale, realized and potential enablement/opportunities

  • Create Platform/Technology roadmaps that articulate the short term (< 12 months) and long term (> 2 years) evolution

  • Create documentation (white papers) that outline reference strategies and tactical approaches

  • Provide Quarterly Executive Summary reports that provide visibility to integration/deployment footprint across CE portfolio

  • Establish a team and plan which successfully defines the ongoing support/sustaining of platform technologies

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • This position requires approximately 10% to 25% travel based on the requirements of the project.

Education and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree; Advanced degree preferred.

  • Advanced degree in software or systems engineering, computer science

  • 15+ years of Software or Systems Engineering experience

  • 5+ years in an architecture lead role on a large-scale project dealing with internal and external integrations

  • 5+ years of leading teams of varying sizes in R&D or Information Technology

  • 5+ years of experience architecting, integrating, and designing software-based platforms; targeted for internal or external users

  • Experience in Architecting systems targeting medical/healthcare/dialysis environments & ecosystems; Clinical, Critical Care, Home spaces

  • Demonstrated experience in all levels of systems integration: front-end, back-end middleware/services/APIs, and Data

  • Experience in establishing and maintaining technology and architecture roadmaps

  • Implementation of modern cybersecurity standards and best practices at the application/system levels; security for distributed systems and managed services

  • Leading Advanced Development or POC initiatives; Technology Exploration

  • Working knowledge of medical software and systems; SaMD experience a plus

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