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Stryker Technical Lead - Cloud Platform (Remote) in Portage, Michigan

About Stryker

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and, together with our customers, is driven to make healthcare better. We offer innovative products and services in Orthopaedics, Medical and Surgical, and Neurotechnology and Spine that help improve patient and hospital outcomes. We are proud to be named one of the World’s Best Workplaces and a Best Workplace for Diversity by Fortune Magazine. Learn more about our award-winning organization by visiting stryker.com

Who we want:

Analytical problem solvers. People who go beyond just fixing to identify root causes, evaluate optimal solutions, and recommend comprehensive upgrades to prevent future issues.

Curious learners . People who seek out cutting-edge research and information to expand and enhance their ability to be ready for what’s next.

Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data, and insights to drive continuous improvements in a function.

What you Will Do:

In this role, you will lead cloud-native software development and provide technical leadership, strategic and functional guidance, and mentorship. You will have a deep understanding of technology across the entire development stack from the user interface all the way down to the database and can independently make informed decisions about how technology is implemented and managed. This position provides experienced technologists an opportunity to leverage their deep and diverse technical skills by working with and informally leading other team members. Individuals in this position will utilize existing strong architectural, design, development, and DevOps skills.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Provides input into the technical and platform-related strategic planning process of the Connected Care team.

  • Responsible for architecture, design and implementation of cloud-based platforms and applications within the organization.

  • Responsible for leading the corresponding support structure that will be required, ensuring stable, robust and scalable applications.

  • Provides functional and technical leadership of the Connected Care cloud platform and application tool set(s) including data acquisition/ingestion, polyglot storage, data transformation / analytics, and application integration / APIs, and web and mobile applications.

  • Helps lead the DevOps team in platform and application development and CI/CD (Continuous Integration / Continuous Delivery) processes and automation as well as security and monitoring.

  • Actively works with stakeholders of the organization to collaboratively construct project feature lists and prioritize based on business value.

  • Presents platform offerings to different business units and supports integration efforts.

  • Mentors team members, from junior to senior level, on technical concepts and collaborate on their development plans.

  • Helps manage the work of contractors and service providers.

  • Creates an environment that promotes collaborative learning and collective ownership of responsibilities.

  • Leads, facilitates and encourages design and code reviews – looking for areas of improvement and opportunity for team members and the platform.

  • Helps to improve product quality and reduce manual testing efforts with automated testing.

  • Continuously evaluates and drives measurable improvements to processes, platforms, tools, and related technologies; provides necessary trainings to communicate changes and measure outcomes.

What You Need

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Information Systems, or equivalent.

  • 6+ years of experience creating full-stack web-solutions with high security, reliability, and availability leveraging technologies such as RESTful APIs (C#), Angular or similar JS Frameworks are required.

  • 3+ years of experience with architecting and implementing cloud-native solutions like MS Azure or AWS is required.

  • Knowledge of DevOps practices including source control, unit testing, and CI/CD (Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery) are required.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Significant experience architecting effective and easily maintainable solutions solving complex technical and business problems is required.

  • Experience with development tools such as Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, Eclipse, TFS / VSTS / Azure DevOps / JIRA, and Git is required.

  • Experience with Agile / Scrum methodologies is required.

  • Experience with Relational Databases and SQL, such as MS SQL Server or Oracle.

  • Experience with Schemaless Databases, such as CosmosDB, DynamoDB or MongoDB.

  • Experience with different Data Integration patterns, such as ETL/ELT (Extract-Transform-Load), Message Queues, Event Bus, REST APIs.

  • Experience with authentication and authorization frameworks, such as OIDC, OAuth 2 or SAML.

  • Experience with Microservice architecture, containers, and serverless functions, such as Logic Apps, Azure Functions, Docker.

  • Informal team leadership/mentorship experience, ideally cross-culturally.

  • Strong analytical skills, including the ability to proactively identify features, requirements, edge cases, and to create excellent documentation.

  • Willingness and ability to travel (up to 20% / 1-2 trips per quarter) once restrictions are lifted.

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