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Principal Engineer - TPM

Req #: JR - 054752 Location Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Job Category: Research and Development Date Posted: 11/30/2021

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Principal Engineer - TPM

This is where you save and sustain lives

At Baxter, we are deeply connected by our mission. No matter your role at Baxter, your work makes a positive impact on people around the world. You'll feel a sense of purpose throughout the organization, as we know our work improves outcomes for millions of patients.

Baxter's products and therapies are found in almost every hospital worldwide, in clinics and in the home. For over 85 years, we have pioneered significant medical innovations that transform healthcare.

Together, we create a place where we are happy, successful and inspire each other. This is where you can do your best work.

Join us at the intersection of saving and sustaining lives—where your purpose accelerates our mission.

Job Title:

Principal Engineer - Technical Program Manager

Summary:

Baxter has long been on the forefront of developing innovative solutions for patients with kidney disease.  This position offers a unique and exciting opportunity to contribute to the design, development and support of Baxter’s Cloud based software that is related to our connected medicine strategy.  The Cloud based software will support connectivity of medical devices (Internet-of-Things “IoT”) and mobile devices in the home and in clinics.  The Cloud based software will support management of medical treatments at home/clinics and also enable management of the supply chain related to various medical treatments.  The Cloud based software will also have an analytics component that will enable improved clinical outcomes and enable Baxter to develop better strategy based on deep insights.

In this role, you will provide cross-functional leadership on high value projects for the connectivity portfolio of the Renal care business of Baxter. You will be involved from concept through implementation, delivery & post-market support; assures quality is built into the design during new product development; lead teams to deliver product objectives, drive clarity by defining/prioritizing the work, define critical interdependencies/deliverables for the cross-functional team, work with the Business and Core Team leading cross-functional work, manage program risks, deliver quality and impactful products, within budget; provide oversight for various projects and core team initiatives on routine cadence to senior management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Own end-to-end Software project/program delivery, including project plan, schedule, execution/monitoring working with cross functional team globally.
  • Collaborate with Program managers, Functional managers, Project Leads & Architects to achieve tactical project goals & balance strategic Software organization goals.
  • Work closely with the technical team involving Software development team, tech leads, product owners & architects spread across globally, playing a leadership role in Software development process across products.
  • Identify program risks and scope changes, control them, and manage regular communication to stakeholders, ensuring thoroughness in dealing with the details.
  • Plan and Execute Software projects using Agile/SAFe methodology.
  • Understands and deploys PDLM processes to assure conformance to the Baxter New Product Development (NPD) process in an expedited manner.
  • Continuously reviews program progress, proactively identify risks and collaboratively develops and drives risk mitigation efforts.
  • Interacts frequently with all levels of internal management, cross functional leaders, and business leaders.
  • Will work with post-market teams to monitor and handle product issues in the installed base through the CAPA processes.
  • Will be involved in identifying, selecting, managing & working with vendors of specialized skills and/or goods as needed on projects.
  • Participates in interactions with customers and regulators concerning product design, systems, and processes.
  • Identifies and manages continuous improvement projects that may span multiple sections or departments with the objective of achieving quality, reliability, and cost improvements.
  • Develops long term plans for product development proposals.
  • Continuous improvement and simplification for efficient delivery. Be a change agent. Drive agility in organization & demonstrate sense of urgency.
  • Responsible for overall planning of program and present to program core team and leadership report out.

Qualifications:

  • Experience in multiple capacities in Enterprise Applications context with a strong understanding of the enterprise technology stack / cloud and connectivity architectures & technologies. Should have had hands-on experience and worked as scrum master / release train engineer for significantly complex projects in large organizations dealing with co-ordination across multiple functions like IT, Service, Marketing, Quality, Regulatory.
  • Highly experienced in SDLC implementation
  • Hands-on technical expertise in J2EE technologies.
  • Should have worked in many of the below areas in various capacities demonstrating strong leadership skills in leveraging technology–
    • Programming and Framework Server: Java Servlet, JSP, Java Portlet, Spring Framework, Node.js, Ruby on Rails.
    • Programming and Framework Client: HTML5, JavaScript, JQuery, Angular JS & React JS
    • Enterprise Integration: Design patterns for enterprise integration, SOA, SOAP/REST, Microservices, Database and BI: Oracle, MySQL, Data-ware house, Datamart, Hadoop, Cognos, Tableau & Golden Gate
    • Mobile: iOS, Android & Windows
  • Demonstrated facilitation and negotiation skills in driving closure on product/program-related decisions/issues
  • Budget management skills – Finance, resource deployment & Material tracking and utilization.
  • Strong visualization & reporting skills using latest & greatest project management & reporting tools
  • Strong presentation skills and having had the exposure to reporting out project status to senior management.
  • Vendor management skills – have had exposure working with external consulting firms delivering specialized skills and/or goods.
  • Excellent interpersonal/communication/influencing/negotiation skills required
  • Sharp business, technical & financial acumen.
  • Ran projects in SAFe methodology.
  • Exposure to medical device or Healthcare IT projects would be a definite plus with exposure to the following:
    • Medical standards: HL7, Medical cybersecurity
    • Medical regulatory standards: 510K, FDA/ISO
    • SDLC for medical devices

Background and/or Experience:

  • Bachelors/Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical, Biomedical Engineering or equivalent
  • Minimum 12 years’ experience in Software Project/program Management involving Enterprise, IT, Regulatory, Security, product life cycle and marketing.

Desired Characteristics

  • PMP certification is a plus.

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Meet Reagan, Senior Research Scientist in the United States

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Reagan

Meet Karthik, Director of Renal Care R&D - Digital Health & Co-President of the Asian Leadership Network Business Resource Group, United States

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Karthik

Meet Amitha, Research Associate in India

"Coming from a non-healthcare academic background, my current role has offered ample opportunities to learn a lot of new things. Leaders at Baxter are motivating, help us grow and provide a collaborative environment. The role gives me opportunities to have technical discussions with peers and subject matter experts globally, to learn interacting with customers, and manage project deadlines and deliverables. I am excited about shaping my career here at Baxter."

Amitha

Hear from Our Employees

Our company is enriched by a diverse population of individuals in more than 100 countries that work to solve, innovate, manufacture and drive better healthcare options for patients around the world.

Reagan

Meet Reagan, Senior Research Scientist in the United States

"For me, the best thing about working at Baxter is being able to do work that’s important to people—especially patients—outside of Baxter's walls. Inside our walls, I get to work with a fantastic team, and we know we're making a difference."

Karthik

Meet Karthik, Director of Renal Care R&D - Digital Health & Co-President of the Asian Leadership Network Business Resource Group, United States

"I’m excited about my role because I believe that digital initiatives can make a tremendous impact on lives by allowing people to access the same therapies and have similar care — whether in a hospital, a healthcare clinic, or the patient’s home — anywhere in the world."

Amitha

Meet Amitha, Research Associate in India

"Coming from a non-healthcare academic background, my current role has offered ample opportunities to learn a lot of new things. Leaders at Baxter are motivating, help us grow and provide a collaborative environment. The role gives me opportunities to have technical discussions with peers and subject matter experts globally, to learn interacting with customers, and manage project deadlines and deliverables. I am excited about shaping my career here at Baxter."

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