Engineering Manager - Data Science

Careers that Change Lives
In this role, the individual will help establish and drive the strategic direction of the team and will be responsible for managing data science & algorithm research roadmap. A successful candidate will have management experience (people or program) and sufficient knowledge of and software development tools to make informed technical decisions.
Medtronic Diabetes is focused on transforming diabetes care for better freedom and great health, serving patients across the continuum of diabetes. Our goal is to become a holistic diabetes management company focused on making a real difference in outcomes and cost. We want to transform healthcare toward value-based models by driving both product and business model innovation with the goal of elevating patient experience, improving clinical outcomes and lowering the total cost of care for our customers. Data driven applications and you would be central to making this happen
A Day in the Life
Manage technical team with focus on algorithms and model development. Establish a structure for this team that can meet data science organizational needs
Lead algorithm development projects from investigation through to productization
Work closely with the engineering team to operationalize infrastructure for data science algorithms.
Keep up-to-date with the latest techniques and approaches in machine learning and statistical analysis.
Identify and implement systems and tools to facilitate the algorithm development life cycle. Develop and Implement operational mechanisms within the team for efficient algorithm development
Develop individuals assigned to the team, promote engagement and ensure job satisfaction of individual team members
Communicate algorithms and analysis in a clear, precise, and actionable manner
Responsibilities may include the following and other duties may be assigned.
Develops, inspects, mines, transforms, and models data to raise productivity, improve decision making, and gain competitive advantage.
Conducts statistical analysis on data and information to ensure correct predictive forecasting or classification.
Manages all aspects of end-to-end data processing utilizing customized report building functions of systems.
Maintains analytical systems, verifies the accuracy of the data, and acts as a liaison to the business.
Must Have: Minimum Requirements
Bachelor's with 5+ years of experience, Master's with 3+ years of experience or a Ph.D. with 1+ years of experience. Degree must be in Statistics, Math, Computer Science or similar field.
Experience working with and implementing advanced analytics and algorithm methodologies
Experience leading within a team-based project environment
Experience with Python, R or similar data-science scripting language
Experience with statistical modelling
Experience in using SQL for advanced data analysis and visualization
Nice to Have
Nice to have:
Direct people management experience
Ability to effectively communicate technical information through presentation and through the preparation of technical documentation and/or manuscripts
Strong track record in building machine learning models using real-world large datasets, that work in production with positive outcomes
Prior experience with Spark and the AWS stack
Experience with Tensorflow or H20.AI frameworks
Proficient in relational database management systems with knowledge of non-relational database systems
Background in healthcare & diabetes physiology
Experience in a regulated industry and exposure to regulatory submissions. Understanding of FDA regulations including (ISO) 13485
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals
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. Let's 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.

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