Principal IT Business Solutions Architect & Portfolio Security Liaison

Medtronic
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Executive / senior industry position

CAREERS THAT CHANGE LIVES
The Principal Business Solution Architect role leads key activities in bridging business needs to technology solution definition.  
 
In executing this role, the Business Solution Architect is responsible for the following deliverables:
• Business strategy & model decomposition (e.g., strategic needs, defined objectives, key measures)
• Business capability definition, modeling, assessment (e.g., value vs. maturity) & business capability roadmap.
• Alignment of program & project business value with Business Capability goals and strategies for all projects – People, Process, Technology, and Data. (e.g., current vs. future costs, business strategy realization, return on investment)
• Alignment of security requirements and capabilities liaising with the Global Security Office (GSO), while ensuring the deployment of appropriate security controls
 
In addition, the Business Solution Architect will be responsible to contribute to the following deliverables:
• Business solution portions of the project Architecture Definition Documents 
• Solution Selection analysis (where existing solutions are evaluated, or new solutions may be required to adequately meet business capability needs)
 
 
A DAY IN THE LIFE
• Understanding of business strategies and execution model within a Business Capability domain, documenting key business directional strategies, objectives, and measurements (i.e., what does the business want to achieve, by when, and what measures are defined to assess success or opportunities).
• Partners with the business to contribute to the definition of business capabilities and is responsible for ongoing maintenance to the definition.  Partners with business leadership, process, and project team members to define business capability needs, assessment (maturity and value) and align roadmap capability needs across business lines (with timelines to support anticipated business capability needs & strategies). 
• Contribute to the definition and design to the business in defining or designing business processes, functions and organizational structures, as well as in researching, identifying and internally marketing enabling solutions based on business capability needs.
• Assess near-term needs, to establish business priorities; consult with Enterprise Architects & Technical Architects to develop alternative solutions; advise on options, risks, costs vs. benefits, and impact on other business capabilities, processes and priorities.
• Partner with Enterprise Architects and Technical Architects to contribute to the completion of project architecture Documentation.
• Partner with Enterprise Architects and Technical Architects to complete Solution Selection analysis to ensure business capability needs are appropriately met.
• Partner with Enterprise Architects and Technical Architects to ensure business capability and process strategies and goals are aligned to technical roadmaps (e.g., technical roadmaps are aligned to properly support business capability improvements as programs and projects are executed).
• Develop trusted customer relationships through a focus on exceeding customer expectations, demonstrating credibility through applied subject matter expertise, and being responsive to customer needs; be the customer advocate to ensure solution value demonstration to the business.
• Identify and address risks and opportunities to enhance the security of systems and data. Raise security knowledge, broaden awareness of security practices, be a designated security point of contact, and ensure compliance with information security policies and procedures.  
• Coordinate the initial GSO intake process and subsequent security risk assessments and communications with GSO analysts, while actively engaging with requestors throughout the process to ensure that third-party risk assessment actions are completed promptly.   
• Solves issues through information exchange, influence and active persuasion without direct exercise of command to gain cooperation of other parties on program execution plans 
• Contribute to and cultivate a culture which promotes the development of business capabilities, process excellence, and shared best practice execution
• Gather, review, assess and partner to drive new ideas, initiatives and projects through innovation, demand and global portfolio processes
• Foster a positive, engaging and challenging team-focused ‘global’ work environment to ensure high productivity, employee engagement, and optimal performance
• Proactively engage with Medtronic business and Global IT partners to identify and define opportunities where the application of information technology can advance the strategic goals and objectives of Medtronic
• Direct involvement in daily tasks necessary for successful program execution
• Act as role model by “living” and demonstrating the Medtronic Core competencies and values
• Communicate and explain security risks to partners and leaders as appropriate
• Present to leadership on a periodic basis about on-going projects, risk, and what is being done for remediation 
 
 
MUST HAVE (Minimum Qualifications)
• Bachelor’s degree
• 7+ years of experience with a bachelor’s degree or 5+ years of experience with an advanced degree
 
 
NICE TO HAVE (Preferred Qualifications)
• 5+ years of business and/or technical consulting experience
• 3+ years supporting complex client business capability needs, requirements assessment and solutions development
• 2+ years business capability definition & business process modeling preferred
• Experience in audit, risk management, governance, IT security and / or compliance functions.
• Knowledge of information risk concepts and practices strongly preferred
• 2+ years of experience and strong knowledge of Enterprise-class architecture concepts, definition, and creation
• Experience in audit, risk management, governance, IT security and / or compliance functions.
• Working knowledge of IT and security control frameworks (NIST, CobiT, ITIL), as well as regulatory requirements (PCI, HIPAA, GDPR)
• Ability to investigate, question and interpret internal and external security environments 
• Knowledge of Frameworks, including PCI, SOX and ISO 2700x 
• Detailed knowledge of ITGRC, Auditing principles / practices
• High degree of ‘learning agility’ with the ability to readily consume and apply new information and concepts with developed analytical problem-solving skills
• Experience in business capability modeling and process management and engineering
• Excellent leadership and teamwork skills
• Business focused leadership with ability to turn business vision, capability needs, and process requirements into IT deliverables
• Strong communication skills, including with employees, clients, senior management and vendors
• Strong results orientation (driving to deadlines, financial targets, project goals, etc.)
• Global experience and orientation preferred
• Ability to work collaboratively and partner with business leadership, employees, and vendors
• Demonstrated ability to work across many levels of an organization, from VP to non-exempt staff
• Demonstrated ability to work in a virtual organization 
• Ability to manage multiple priorities simultaneously
• Solves issues through information exchange, influence and active persuasion without direct exercise of command to gain cooperation of other parties on program execution plans 
• Strong presentation skills including the ability to translate technical information into business terms
• Work experience in the Medical Device Industry, or other regulated industry preferred
• Able to work independently as well as cooperatively

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