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Technical Lead, Computer Aided Diagnostics

Req ID:  4236



Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? At Olympus, we help make people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling, every day. 
Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.

Job Description

The Technical Lead is responsible for a Product or Platform’s technical strategy and execution in support of realization of the Product roadmap. They will be responsible for building strong technical delivery teams to realize value while relentlessly focusing on impediment removal. The Technical Lead will also provide the technical and architectural direction for their Products or Platforms and build, test and support high-quality, innovative and fully performing solutions that comply with an overarching reference architecture, development standards and technical design principles. They champion best-practice technical practices and oversee the technical health of their respective Platform. They will be technical thought leaders who also communicate with product managers and customers to meet the needs of the business. The Technical Lead will build/lead large teams (up to 50 people) for efforts spanning multiple years and help manage budgets that may exceed $10M (US).


“The job is conducted in line with our Core Values which are: agility, empathy, long-term view, unity and integrity. Olympus is an equal opportunities employer championing a culture of equality, diversity and inclusion embedded throughout the organization and workforce”

Job Duties

* Delivery Roadmap: Represent Platform in executive dialog about budget, staffing, scenario planning, partnerships and other key strategic discussions. Ensure roadmaps are achievable and strike the right balance between delivery timelines, costs, technology direction and operations. Provide guidance to the delivery team to ensure initiatives are well-defined.


* Delivery Management: Build, empower and coach teams to realize maximum value. Maximize the flow of value delivered, systematically measuring and removing impediments, and ensuring a metrics-focused approach to measure objective realization and performance. Share insights that help improve productivity, leveraging knowledge of software delivery methods, Agile principles and methods, project management approaches, and industry best practices. Manage the operational aspects of the delivery team, ensuring financial, risk, legal, security and other compliance requirements are met. Work with the delivery team to ensure completed features get into the production environment and into the hands of stakeholders. Ensure supplier performance, including alignment with the organization’s ways of working and values, assessing performance and fostering strong relationships that encourage continuous improvement and innovation.


* Communications and Stakeholder Management: Coordinate strategic dialog across technical community, with partners, and with Olympus executives to drive and maintain alignment, support, and clarity on all areas related to Platform. Provide key insights to stakeholders on the progress of an initiative or feature from inception to delivery and into production, including visibility to development efforts and value metrics. Enhance communication and build trusting relationships across teams to align roadmaps, coordinate initiatives, manage risks and compliance responsibilities.


* Software Development: Determine strategic direction for technical team to best deliver agreed upon goals. Lead assessment of needs from the user and design, develop, and test software solutions that meet those needs. Lead to responsible for the designing, coding and debugging related to Platform. Create documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, and code comments that illustrate the type of code needed. · Produce specifications and determine operational feasibility. Document each aspect of a system or application as a reference for future upgrades and maintenance. Maintain compliance with applicable policies and procedures for areas such as Quality, Security, and Privacy. Improvements and Upgrades · Maintain clear plan for future improvements to Platform. Monitor performance of the software and tune or make improvements for enhanced usability. Recommend upgrades for existing systems and programs. Provide insight into development and service issues by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing necessary information.


* Other responsibilities / duties as assigned.

Job Requirements



* Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science, Business Administration, Engineering or other related field (or equivalent and related experience).


* Certification in Agile methodologies is desired (not mandatory).


* Minimum of 10-15 years' experience in the assigned Business Domain/area.


* Minimum 7-10 years of software engineering or software development experience, preferably in a related field.




* In-depth knowledge of the assigned Business Domain/area and the corresponding processes, including key performance indicators, best-in-class practices, business and technology trends.


* Experience building a team in a global, matrixed environment.


* Experience in project/product/platform management.


* Hands-on programming experience using relevant languages.


* Experience using relevant software engineering tools.


* Broad understanding of technology topics such as (e.g., cloud products and platforms, micro-service architectures, automation, and API integration).


* Experience in operating internal and external communication management processes with autonomy and responsibility in a growing, multi-site, multi-disciplined organization.

We realize work isn’t just a job to you.

It’s a big part of your life, but not the only part. That’s why we offer competitive salaries, a robust 401(k) program, annual bonus program and comprehensive medical benefits, as well as tuition reimbursement, flexible schedules, parental and adoption leave, on-site services and Colleague Affinity Networks — so you can be ready for where life can take you. 


Olympus requires all new hires to be “fully vaccinated” against COVID-19, as defined by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), on or before their first day of work. Individuals who have been offered employment who have a disability, medical condition, or sincerely-held religious belief that prevents them from being vaccinated against COVID-19 are required to request and be granted a reasonable accommodation prior to their first day of work.


Olympus is passionate about the solutions it creates for the medical, life sciences, and industrial equipment industries, as well as cameras and audio products. For more than 100 years, Olympus has focused on making people’s lives healthier, safer and more fulfilling by helping detect, prevent, and treat disease, furthering scientific research, ensuring public safety, and capturing images of the world.


Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,500 employees throughout locations in North and South America. For more information, visit

Olympus…True to You. True to Society. True to LIFE.


It is the policy of Olympus to extend equal employment and advancement opportunity to all applicants and employees without regard to race, color, national origin (including language use restrictions), citizenship status, religious creed (including dress and grooming practices), age, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, medical conditions related to pregnancy, childbirth and/or breastfeeding), gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, marital status, disability (physical or mental) and/or a medical condition, genetic information, ancestry, veteran status or service in the uniformed services, and any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state or local law.


Posting Notes: || United States (US) || Minnesota (US-MN) || Brooklyn Park || 

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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