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Principle Project Manager, New Product Development (Software) in San Jose, CA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 3/16/2019

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Job Description

As the Project Manager, you will be responsible for delivering one of our Division's flagship products. You will own a product that acts as the information hub for Operating Rooms around the world. You will be responsible for the combined hardware and software platform, though the vast majority of your focus will be delivering new software features.

To succeed in this role, you should have a successful track record of delivering new products to external customers as well as a demonstrable understanding of software project management.

Essential Functions:

  • Deliver new products to market.
  • Deliver updates to existing products.
  • Manage cost, schedule, and performance.
  • Manage risks.
  • Develop business processes needed to make the project a success.
  • Manage and inform stakeholders.
  • Ensure a positive return on investment.
  • Lead a cross-functional team and ensure all technical and business requirements are met.


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.S.) in related field or equivalent. 
  • Successful track record of bringing new products to market.
  • Prior project management experience over software development efforts.
  • Experience with Agile software development.
  • Ability to communicate and influence at all levels within the organization.
  • Ability to bring together multiple functions (R&D, Marketing, Quality, Operations, etc.) as a cohesive team
  • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills.
  • Degree or background that allows you to understand engineering problems and trade-offs.
  • Preferred: Experience at a medical device company.

Work From Home: No

Travel Percentage: Up to 25%

Stryker Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Stryker is an EO employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability.

Stryker Corporation will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

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