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Fresenius Medical Care North America Director Lead Architect- Mobile Platforms in Waltham, Massachusetts

Principal Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Build a Team and a Center of Excellence (CoE) that provides the product implementation teams across CE with the guidance, standards, best practices, and integration strategies within the web application and mobile domains

  • Provide direct, daily leadership to the team, creating an innovative and collaborative culture

  • Operates both strategically and tactically in a leadership role with the ability to successfully deliver on individual contributor tasks (as required)

  • Own and drive the Architectural and Technology strategies in mobile domains that enable product development both in DSS and across all CE verticals (In-Center, Critical Care & Home)

  • Provide architecture solutions, leveraging common patterns and strategies, to address web application and mobile requirements -> including the ability to successfully run a common solution across heterogeneous platforms

  • Identify emerging technologies in the web application and mobile domains to support innovative, next generation solutions

  • Ensure technology obsolescence mitigation is accounted for in architecture roadmaps

  • Primary Representative for CoE in collaborative or alignment initiatives/discussion within CE / Member of the Architecture Review Board

  • Prioritize active and work required of the CoE, ensure proper allocation of resources, and forecast future demand

  • Identify patentable concepts to expand Fresenius Medical Care’s Intellectual Property portfolio

  • Set comprehensive standards, best practices, and policies that can be leveraged to develop and deliver product solutions targeting the web application and mobile spaces

  • Build Architecture and Technology roadmaps in the web application and mobile domains that articulate the short term (< 12 months) and long term (> 2 years)

  • Create documentation (white papers) that outline reference strategies and tactical approaches

  • Provide quarterly Executive Summary reports that provide visibility to the progress of our product strategy enablement in this domain (partnerships, active projects, opportunities)

  • Conduct market & industry assessments that baseline the connectivity & communication capabilities against competitive products

  • Establish a team and plan which successfully defines the roles and responsibilities of CoE members

Physical Demands and Working Conditions:

  • The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • This position requires approximately 10% to 25% travel based on the requirements of the project.

Education and Skills:

  • Bachelor's Degree; Advanced Degree preferred

  • Advanced degree in software or systems engineering, computer science

  • 15+ years of Software or Systems Engineering experience

  • 5+ years in an architecture lead role on a large-scale project dealing with internal and external integrations

  • 5+ years of leading teams of varying sizes in R&D or Information Technology

  • 5+ years of hands-on mobile application architecture experience; Front-End, Business Logic, and Data; Diverse experience in Native, Cross-Platform, Hybrid development a plus

  • Experience in establishing and maintaining technology and architecture roadmaps, specific domain of mobile technologies preferred

  • Demonstrated experience in all levels of systems integration: front-end, back-end middleware/services/APIs, and Data

  • Implementation of modern cybersecurity standards and best practices at the application and system levels; security for distributed systems and managed services

  • Working knowledge of medical software and systems; SaMD experience a plus