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Technical Lead, System Integration, Digital Unit

Req ID:  6880


Workplace Flexibility: Hybrid

Are you looking for a company that cares about people’s lives and health, including yours? Let’s inspire healthier lives, together.


Olympus, a leading medical technology company, has focused on making people’s lives better for over 100 years.

Our Purpose is to make people’s lives healthier, safer, and more fulfilling.


Our Core Values are reflected in all we do: Integrity – Empathy – Agility – Unity – Long-Term View


We deliver on our purpose and our core values by staying True to Life.

Job Description

We are seeking a senior level technical leader for Olympus Digital Unit to head product software development and integration activities for Olympus’ System Integration line of products. You will be responsible for coordinating and managing development and integration of software / hardware solutions and products related to Olympus’ System Integration and Image Management digital platform in surgical and endoscopy areas. You will be relied upon to provide leadership to the agile teams of internal developers and external consultants, define and understand long term product goals, legacy constraints, and Olympus technical culture while ensuring that deliverables meet project goals and schedules. The candidate should have a deep understanding of Microsoft technologies, understanding of audio/visual system integration along with proven record of delivering secure medical device software to the market.

Job Duties

  • Understand and coordinate activities of product development teams, including product and project management, software development, develops and others to ensure product delivery on quality and on schedule.
  • Ensure implementation and adherence to appropriate processes and work instructions to support strategic direction and align with external guidance.
  • Develop and maintain software product development work instructions in cooperation and coordination with other organizations within Olympus such as Quality Assurance, Regulatory, Security and Privacy.
  • Identify and ensure appropriate resources for product development needs.
  • Represent technical system architecture, risks, constraints to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Prepare and review development artifacts, such as system architecture and design documentation.
  • Work with other technical leads within Digital Unit to coordinate processes, activities, and deliverables. Define and support strategic directions and tactical activities.

Job Qualifications


  • Bachelors degree in related discipline, such as Computer Science, Electrical Engineering or related is required. Masters Degree is preferred.
  • Minimum of 12 years’ experience in Information Technology.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing software development teams and projects.
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in driving organization to successful product delivery.
  • Demonstrated influencing experience in achieving results in matrixed development and support organizations. Ability to work in a multi-discipline collaborative environment to include Olympus partners and international colleagues.
  • Experience with strategy and technical roadmap development. Ability to produce an action plan.
  • Solid technical background in understanding Microsoft technologies and service-oriented architecture (SOA).
  • Understanding of healthcare interfaces and information flows, such as HL7/DICOM/FIHR.
  • Understanding of hardware interfaces, using proprietary and industry standard protocols.
  • Demonstrated experience with SDLC, including source control, configuration management, continuous integration pipeline.
  • Understanding cybersecurity and secure SDLC.
  • Occasional travel may be required.
  •  Availability to work in the Westborough, MA or Center Valley, PA lab as required.


  • Software medical device, and audio / visual / hardware integration experience preferred.
  • Management / leadership of software development team preferred.
  • Desired experience in development of Software as a Medical Device and related design controls.
  • Experience in audio/visual system integration is a big plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to clearly communicate expectations, provide clear and honest feedback, and identify areas for improvement.


Why join Olympus?

Here, people matter—our health, our happiness, and our lives.

  • Competitive salaries, annual bonus and 401(k)* with company match
  • Comprehensive Medical, Dental, Visions coverage effective on start date
  • 24/7 Employee Assistance Program
  • Free virtual live and on-demand wellness classes
  • Work-life balance supportive culture with hybrid and remote roles
  • 12 Paid Holidays
  • Educational Assistance
  • Parental Leave and Adoption Assistance
  • Volunteering and charitable donation match programs
  • Diversity & Inclusion Programs including Colleague Affinity Networks
  • On-Site Child Daycare, Café, Fitness Center**

*US Only

**Limited locations


We care about your health and financial well-being and offer the resources you need to feel vital, confident and ready for wherever life takes you. Learn more about our benefit offerings at


About us:

Our Medical business uses innovative capabilities in medical technology, therapeutic intervention, and precision manufacturing to help healthcare professionals deliver diagnostic, therapeutic, and minimally invasive procedures to improve clinical outcomes, reduce costs, and enhance the quality of life for patients and their safety.


Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Olympus employs more than 31,000 employees worldwide in nearly 40 countries and regions. Olympus Corporation of the Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Olympus Corporation, is headquartered in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA, and employs more than 5,200 employees throughout locations in North and South America.  For more information, visit


Olympus is dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive and authentic workplace

We recognize diversity in people, views and lifestyle choices and emphasize the importance of inclusion and mutual respect. We strive to continue to foster empathy and unity in the workplace so that our employees can fully contribute and thrive.


Let’s realize your potential, together.

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) || Massachusetts (US-MA) || Westborough || 

Nearest Major Market: Worcester

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