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Medtronic Director of Data Science in Mounds View, Minnesota

Director of Data Science


Mounds View, Minnesota, United States

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Post Date:

Apr 23, 2021

Director of Data Science is a senior-level, strategic IT leader to build the data science capabilities within the Core Data and Analytics organizations . This position is a member of the Global IT Extended Leadership Team and reports to the Vice President of Innovation and Intelligence.

The Director, Data Science willoverseethedevelopment and implementation of the data science and advanced analytics organizationto enableboth internal and external facinginsights/advanced analytics projects

  • Optimize security, robustness, scalability, performance, and cost to build and develop data driven products with prediction and forecasting capabilities.

  • Develops and communicates descriptive, diagnostic, predictive and prescriptive insights/algorithms.

  • Provides tactical decision making by utilizing predictive and prescriptive remodeling and extracting actionable insights by identifying patterns in structured and unstructured data.

  • In both theoretical development environments and specific product design, implementation, and improvement environments, uses current programming language and technologies to translate algorithms and technical specifications into code.

Must Have: Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelors degree required

  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant IT experience with 7+ years of managerial experience, or advanced degree with a minimum of 8 years of relevant IT experience with 7+ years of managerial experience

Nice to Have

  • Strategic innovation and advanced technologies.

  • Data Science, Statistical and advanced analytical tools and methodologies.

  • Business domain expertise

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)

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