Data Annotation Manager

Medtronic plc
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Job Description

Medtronic-Digital Technologies is creating ambitious new products that bring connectivity, real-time guidance, and decision support to the operating room. To support this mission, we are developing compact, high-performance, embedded systems that enable edge computing and connectivity.

Working closely with other teams across Medtronic, we are creating a connected ecosystem and leveraging the state of the art in computer vision to provide the most comprehensive view of surgery. If you’re interested in using cutting-edge technology to improve the standard of care in surgery on a global scale, this could be the place for you.

A Day in the Life

As a Data Annotation Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Managing the members of the Surgical Data Annotation Team, which includes both junior and senior members of the team.
  • Working closely with other teams in the AI Centre of Excellence (AI CoE), which includes data science teams, software engineers and Machine Learning engineers, to identify annotation solutions to novel R&D projects.
  • Planning, developing, delivering, and evaluating department initiatives that aim to improve efficiency, performance, and team infrastructure challenges.
  • Acting as a subject matter expert for clinical annotations and surgical processes.
  • Supporting and delivering ongoing educational and training initiatives for members of the team.
  • Supporting Teams across the Medtronic product portfolio by providing annotations as a service for Proof-of-Concept work and New Product Development.
  • Translating complex clinical concepts into understandable actions for members of the team with limited clinical exposure.

Must Haves

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field (clinical, data science etc.)
  • Minimum 3+ years of management experience
  • Strong leadership skills and confidence managing a team that is based remotely
  • Strong organizational and communication skills
  • Clinical background, with an understanding of clinical data and data governance mechanisms
  • An interest in digital solutions, software, and artificial intelligence

Nice to Haves

  • Higher degree (e.g. Masters) in a relevant field, such as health data science
  • Understanding of clinical terminologies (e.g. SNOMED CT, ICD-10) and health data standards
  • Experience in Software as a Medical Device (SaMD) or in regulated industry
  • Experience and understanding of Agile work processes in Software Development
  • Experience in project management and delivering innovative solutions to complex problems
  • Understanding of basic statistical and mathematical functions as is relevant for Artificial Intelligence (e.g. Regression analysis) and comfortability with basic data work using an appropriate language (SQL or Python)

We Offer

We offer a competitive salary and benefits package to all our employees:

  • Flexible working environment
  • Annual Incentive Plan % depending on company results
  • Pension scheme and group discount on healthcare insurance
  • Training possibilities via Cornerstone/Skills Lab
  • Employee Assistance Program and Recognize! (our global recognition program)

Our Commitment

Our unwavering commitment to inclusion, diversity, and equity (ID&E) means zero barriers to opportunity within Medtronic and a culture where all employees belong, are respected, and feel valued for who they are and the life experiences they contribute. We know equity starts beyond our workplace, and we must play a role in addressing systemic inequities in our communities if we hope to have long-term sustainable impact. Anchored in our Mission, we continue to drive ID&E forward both to enhance the well-being of Medtronic employees and to accelerate innovation that brings our lifesaving technologies to more people in more places around the world.

About Medtronic

Bold thinking. Bolder actions. We are Medtronic.

We lead global healthcare technology and boldly attack the most challenging health problems facing humanity by searching out and finding solutions. Our Mission — to alleviate pain, restore health, and extend life — unites a global team of 90,000+ passionate people. Powered by our diverse knowledge, insatiable curiosity, and desire to help all those who need it, we deliver innovative technologies that transform the lives of two people every second, every hour, every day. Expect more from us as we empower insight-driven care, experiences that put people first, and better outcomes for our world.

In everything we do, we are engineering the extraordinary.

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Company Info.

Medtronic plc

Medtronic plc is an American medical device company based in Ireland for tax purposes. The company primarily operates in the United States. Medtronic has an operational and executive headquarters in Minneapolis, Minnesota in the US.

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