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Senior IT Technologist-Spotfire

Medtronic, Inc. - Mounds View, MN



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Senior IT Technologist-Spotfire




Mounds View, MN, 55112, USA


Senior IT Technologist-Spotfire


Mounds View, Minnesota, United States

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Post Date:

Aug 29, 2017

**Careers that Change Lives**

The Senior Spotfire Administrator is responsible for administering the Spotfire platform. Additionally, the Senior Spotfire administrator is responsible for patching, Security, Release upgrades, SSO, Restarts, Performance, Configuration and Promotion management . The Senior Spotfire Administrator needs to work with Offshore partners, BI Platform Architect, and various BI stakeholders to ensure that the Spotfire platform is meeting customer needs.

**Impact patient outcomes. Come for a job, stay for a career** .

Primary responsibility involves Spotfire admin operations management, issues escalation and resolution.

Secondary responsibility involves BO 4.x Support operations management, issues escalation and resolution.

Hands-on technical work in Spotfire administration including troubleshooting problems, escalating open issues, implementing solutions, and optimizing the system performance.

Responsible for code migration between non-production and production environments.

Ensure customer satisfaction targets are achieved and enhance customer service by owning service delivery professionally and adhering to System uptime SLA.

Engage vendor support/technical staff to assess issues and solution options and to analyze and resolve or escalate issues

Actively utilize and seek assistance from technical team and BI architects to analyze and understand solutions.

Analyze and fix problems, full unit testing and then deploy them to production. Collaborate proactively with functional users, analysts and other team members to ensure smooth break fix execution.

Understand business requirements, determine implementation strategy and translate into execution that conforms to best practices and standards.

Provide technical mentorship and coaching for the other team members in resolving complex issue

Ensure customer satisfaction targets are achieved and enhance customer service by owning service delivery professionally and adhering to Support SLA

Actively contribute to Knowledge base and provide creative ideas for knowledge management within the organization

Responsible for supporting business critical Medtronic Report distribution for Global solutions such as WWR and GSR

Collaborate and work very closely with BW support and BO admin team to deal with platform related issues

**Must Have: Minimum Requirements**


GED/High School Graduate


8 years of IT experience with a GED/High School Graduate

6 years of IT experience with Associate Degree

4 years of IT experience with a Bachelors Degree

2 Some IT Experience with a Masters Degree


3 years of Spotfire Administration/Support experience.

Nice to Have:

Bachelor’s Degree

Knowledge of SAP Business Objects 4.x is desired.

Effective communication with high degree of escalation management experience

Works effectively and independently in a dynamic environment.

Responsible, takes ownership of support issues, and follows through to closure with in defined SLA.

Ability to multi-task and work with multiple technical teams such as DBA, Basis, security etc.

Self-motivated, self-managed, and results-oriented with a strong work ethic, excellent organizational skills and perseverance to accomplishobjectives.

Excellent diagnostic, problem solving and issue resolution ability.

Able to quickly learn other tools and technologies in the BI reporting space.

Ability to assess status quo, and come up with new ideas to improve operational effectiveness or efficiency.

Broad knowledge of Business Intelligence and Data warehouse operations and support.

Strong Experience in Spotfire tools (Version 7.8) SAP BO client tools, such as IDT, UDT, Web Intelligence, Crystal Reports and Dashboards

Experience with Oracle SQL language.


The physical demands described within the Responsibilities section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by anemployee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals withdisabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to be independentlymobile. The employee is also required to interact with a computer, and communicate with peers and co-workers.

Must be able to travel independently to various Medtronic buildings/sites


Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology can do to help alleviate pain, restore healthand extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewardingplace to be. We can accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations – but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’swork together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.


It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenshipstatus, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, geneticinformation, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state orlocal law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities.

This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. Forfurther information about the E-Verify program, please click here:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this classification.They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of employees assigned to thisposition.

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Medtronic, Inc.


Senior IT Technologist-Spotfire Medtronic, Inc. - Mounds View, MN, United States


Location: Mounds View, MN

Company Profile:
Medtronic, Inc. manufactures and sells device-based medical therapies worldwide. The company operates in two segments, Cardiac and Vascular Group, and Restorative Therapies Group. The Cardiac and Vascular Group’s products include pacemakers; implantable defibrillators; leads and delivery systems; ablation products; electrophysiology catheters; products for the treatment of atrial fibrillation; information systems for the management of patients with cardiac rhythm disease management (CRDM) devices; coronary and peripheral stents and related delivery systems; therapies for uncontrolled hypertension; endovascular stent graft systems; heart valve replacement technologies; cardiac tissue ablation systems; and open heart and coronary bypass grafting surgical products. The Restorative Therapies Group offers products for various areas of the spine; bone graft substitutes; biologic products; trauma, implantable neurostimulation therapies, and drug delivery devices for the treatment of chronic pain, movement disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), overactive bladder, urinary retention, and fecal incontinence and gastroparesis; external insulin pumps; subcutaneous CGM systems; products to treat conditions of the ear, nose, and throat; and devices that incorporate advanced energy technology. It also manufactures and sells image-guided surgery and intra-operative imaging systems; and provides Web-based therapy management software solutions. The company serves hospitals, physicians, clinicians, and patients in approximately 140 countries. Medtronic, Inc. was founded in 1949 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.