Director, Software (Embedded)
Company: NxStage Medical, Inc.
Posted on: January 12, 2022
ABOUT US IN 2022:
NxStage Medical, a Fresenius Company is on a mission to transform
renal care. To do that, we continually seek the best-of-the-best to
expand and improve our team of dedicated, innovative professionals.
If you share our mission and are committed to improving the lives
of renal patients, then we invite you to explore our career
In 2022 we are adding 70+ new roles to the NxStage family!!!
We are seeking professionals who want to bring their talents to a
Medical Device Organization that works directly with the patient,
at NxStage you Make A Difference You Can See!!!
Responsible and accountable for staffing and leading a team of
software developers to deliver high quality medical device
Develop and drive a long term strategic vision for the software
team. Drive continuous software process improvement at both local
level and corporate levels.
PRINCIPAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Provide leadership for cross functional and corporate teams
developing and maintaining medical devices.
Be a strong decision-maker; focus on driving strategic goals while
ensure tactical execution
Interact with internal departments and external customers/vendors
for both new development and problem resolution.
Regularly interact with senior management or executive levels on
matters concerning several functional areas, divisions, and/or
Train, coach and ensure professional development of the software
team on software skills, practices and processes
Be responsible for hiring, objective setting and counseling
employees, including performance reviews, disciplinary action and
terminations in partnership with Human Resources.
Review objectives to determine the success of the operation.
Manage the activities and operations of the SW department.
Establish strategic and operational objectives and assure adherence
to budgets, schedules, work plans, and performance
Develop technical roadmap in collaboration with Marketing to extend
products to meet business needs
Develop strategy to develop new and innovative products
Develop best-in-class software development practices and high
quality and timely product deliveries
Lead software engineering staff in operational efforts, directly or
through subordinates, to ensure achievement of business goals.
Manage the tactical execution of short- and long-term software
development projects through the coordination of activities,
leadership of staff and coordination with Project Management,
Engineering, Marketing and Clinical Staff
Identify opportunities for process improvement for regulatory
compliance, product quality and business objectives. Work
cross-functionally to implement improvement programs
Work with project managers (Engineering Project Managers and
Program Project Managers) to ensure effective implementation of a
Work with project managers to support the creation, maintenance and
execution of project plans, work breakdown structures, schedules.
Ensure correct resource assignments commensurate with the priority
and complexity of project tasks
Other duties as assigned
Responsible for the direct supervision of various levels of
Software Development staff.
May be responsible for the direct supervision of additional
Bachelor's degree in Computer Science/Information Technology or
equivalent required; Advanced Degree desirable
EXPERIENCE AND REQUIRED SKILLS:
Passion for leading, coaching, and inspiring a team to deliver more
than they think is possible.
Ability to create and foster a team environment that encourages
personal initiative, creativity, technical development, and
achievement of goals.
At least 10 years of experience in hand's-on software engineering
At least 5 years of experience leading a team of technology
3+ years' second level management experience preferred
Understanding of key technologies such as real-time embedded
software architecture, C, C++
Must have or quickly develop a thorough knowledge of Software for
Dialysis Equipment technology and processes
Experience in software development, verification, and standards
necessary to meet global medical device regulatory
Clear understanding of Software Development and Quality Assurance
EO/AA Employer: Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability/Sexual
Fresenius Medical Care North America maintains a drug-free
workplace in accordance with applicable federal and state laws.
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