R&D Manager in Gurugram at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 7/22/2020

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Job Description

Who we want

Dedicated achievers. People who thrive in a fast-paced environment and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations.

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

Self-directed initiators. People who take ownership of their work and need no prompting to drive productivity, change, and outcome

and will stop at nothing to ensure a project is complete and meets regulations and expectations

Inspires others.  A genuine, relationship-focused leader who connects, collaborates and fosters an inclusive environment of enthusiasm, trust and pride. He/she makes others want to follow, building momentum for action and positively influencing outcomes.

Champions talent development.  A manager who focuses on maximizing the ability, potential and contributions of themselves and others.   Fosters an environment where people can excel through developing, coaching and rewarding performance.

What you will do

People Management

  • Responsible for managing high performance team of individuals to create world class medical devices.
  • Strong People Management skills with proven records of leading and creating engaged teams.
  • Responsible for the timely and quality deliveries of the tasks assigned to the team.
  • Work as point of contact for all people related aspects with the stakeholders and review meetings with the team to monitor progress of projects and provide guidance, develop contingent plans, and arrange resources as needed.
  • Align dedicated and shared resources cross-functionally to optimize to ensure achievement of business results, acquire and develop middle to junior level resources as needed, manage pipeline and contribute to absorption of new technologies, processes and methods by making them part of own team's delivery plan and compliant to Quality Management System and Design Controls.
  • Communicating frequently across all project disciplines to ensure project team and senior management are aware of upcoming milestones and risks/issues.
  • Develop Individual Development plans and conduct staffing reviews.
  • Setting up team’s KRAs and identifying the training needs based on Individual Development plan.
  • Develop an environment to focus on customer needs, and an organization that has advanced understanding of external and internal customers to effectively improve design quality of products and services.
  • Develop an open culture to instill confidence, diversity of perspectives and knowledge sharing.
  • Help in the creation of Roadmap and drive strategies for end-to-end delivery.

What you need

People Management

  • Strong People Management skills with proven records of leading and creating engaged teams of at least 5-6 people for more than 6 years.
  • Good experience of working and collaborating with multiple cross-functional teams.
  • Experience of working with Geographically distributed teams
  • Ability to influence, motivate and lead.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Good understanding of various phases of Software Development Lifecycle


  • Good understanding of Cloud(Azure & AWS) and Mobile software development backed with a solid technical background
  • Hands on experience architecting any of the iOS/Android, Cloud Native and/or services-based applications in the past.
  • Experience in creating reports, presentations using tools like VISIO, PowerPoint, UML etc.
  • Understanding of Agile & Scrum methodologies.

Good to have:

  • Understanding of Medical Device Domain
  • Relevant Leadership Trainings and Certifications
  • Understanding of .Net Framework, C#, Object Oriented programming concepts.
  • Experience in using development tools like Visual Studio 2008 / 2010.


  • B. Tech / B.E / M. Tech / M.S. – CS/ IT Background


  • Experience: 10-14 years

Additional Requirements

  • Strong analytical skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Strong communications skills

Location: Gurgaon/India

The Company

Stryker is one of the world’s leading medical technology companies and together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better. The Company offers a diverse array of innovative medical technologies, including orthopaedics, medical and surgical, and neurotechnology & spine products to help people lead more active and more satisfying lives. Stryker products and services are available in over 100 countries around the world.  For more information, please visit our website at www.stryker.com.

In February 2019, Stryker Corporation (NYSE:SYK) announced that for the ninth consecutive year has been named as one of the 2019 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For ranking 11 out of 100.

Our mission

Together with our customers, we are driven to make healthcare better.

Work From Home: Occasional

Travel Percentage: 10%


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