Head of Connectivity (m/f/d)

Job Description

Do you want to help create the future of healthcare? Siemens Healthineers is a place for people who dedicate their energy and passion to this greater cause. It reflects their pioneering spirit combined with our long history of engineering in the ever-evolving healthcare industry.

We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment where you have the space to stretch beyond your comfort zone to grow personally and professionally. Sound interesting?

Then come in and join our team as Head of IT Connectivity to lead the global Connectivity team in a highly complex and matrixed environment to enable the global leader in multi-disciplinary medical device and diagnostic solutions! This position is based out of Spain, and you will lead a strong global team present in all regions (Asia, EMEA, Americas).

Your mission and responsibilities:

The Head of IT Connectivity in IT Infrastructure is responsible for leading and managing the transition of IT networking infrastructure to new technologies and platforms, as well as improving the quality and reliability of IT networking services. This includes designing and implementing new solutions, coordinating with other IT teams, departments and Partners, and overseeing the transition programs for implementation of networking requirements for our sites.

Task and responsibilities:

·         Developing and implementing strategies for improving network performance, reliability, and security.

·         Ensure solution design meets the established goals of our strategic programs (Zero Trust Network Architecture, SDx).

·         Ensure compliance with industry standards and regulations related to networking.

·         Guide information systems and technology decisions, including, but not limited to hardware, software, infrastructure, staffing, services, and support.

·         Ensure monitoring, maintenance and improvement of the IT network infrastructure for a seamless user experience, scalability and simplification.

·         Lead IT Connectivity strategic and operational planning such as the implementation of Cisco DNA Center SD-Access LAN and Cisco Meraki technologies to achieve department goals by fostering innovation, automation, prioritizing initiatives with business leaders, and coordinating the evaluation, deployment, and management of current and future IT connectivity systems across the organization.

·         Direct development and execution of an enterprise-wide disaster recovery and business continuity plan.

·         Develop, track, and manage the Connectivity budget.

·         Assess and communicate risks associated with IT Connectivity investments.

·         Coordinate the execution with stakeholders and Partners to clearly define business and systems requirements for new technology implementation and enhancements.

·         Oversee the Connectivity program and project portfolio.

·         Ensure continuous delivery of IT Connectivity services by monitoring IT systems performance.

·         Ensure architecture principles are aligned and executed across organization.

·         Supervise recruitment, development, retention, and organization of all Connectivity staff in accordance with corporate budgetary objectives and personnel policies.

·         Lead the IT Connectivity transformation strategy and execution, balancing vertical integration of the technology with partnerships and outsourcing technology.

·         Identify and mentor technology leaders, to build and maintain a high-performance team.

·         Lead cross functional initiatives to integrate.


·         Bachelors’ Degree in computer science, engineering, or related studies; MBA preferred.

·         At least 10 years’ in managing an IT function; at least 3 years at senior leadership level.

·         Experience scaling IT Network connectivity capabilities in conjunction with organizational growth.

·         Expertise in modern Network connectivity and other IT technology concepts (e.g., ZTNA, SDx, etc.), platforms, and methodologies to accelerate change, but also promote a simple and agile environment.

·         Ability to work directly with operations and functions as a collaborator and partner identifying strategic improvements to drive business growth and outcomes.

·         Ability to balance near and long-term strategy in Network connectivity to ensure scalability, stability, security and supportability of IT ecosystem.

·         Proven experience in strategic planning and execution as well as strong negotiation skills to meet existing and future business needs.

·         Build Strategic roadmaps by working with the Business and other IT Functions within the organization.

·         Manage Connectivity budget to achieve Business and related IT objectives.

·         Willingness to travel up to 30%.


·         Expertise in negotiation and conflict skills are required.  Extensive experience in outsourcing and supplier management is mandatory.

·         Proven ability to operate and effectively navigate in a highly complex matrix environment.

·         Ability to build effective working relationships with executives and key business partners to drive change agendas that transform the organization.

·         Track record of successful leading a global team and to collaborate on all levels, up to C-suite.

·         Knowledgeable of security issues and associated technologies to securely protect our assets.

·         Demonstrated success leveraging innovative technology to meet business objectives.

Being part of our team:

Our global team: Siemens Healthineers is a leading global medical technology company. 55,000 dedicated colleagues in over 70 countries are driven to shape the future of healthcare. An estimated 5 million patients across the globe benefit every day from our innovative technologies and services in the areas of diagnostic and therapeutic imaging, laboratory diagnostics and molecular medicine, as well as digital health and enterprise services.

Curious about our culture? Our culture embraces different perspectives, open debate, and the will to challenge convention. Change is a constant aspect of our work. We aspire to lead the change in our industry rather than just react to it. That’s why we invite you to take on new challenges, test your ideas, and celebrate success.

As an equal-opportunity employer we are happy to consider applications from individuals with disabilities.

La diversidad en Siemens Healthineers es nuestra fuente de creatividad e innovación. Estamos plenamente comprometidos con el principio de igualdad de trato y de oportunidades entre mujeres y hombres. Contar con diferentes tipos de talento -independientemente de su raza, religión, género, orientación sexual, edad, discapacidad o cualquier otra característica indicada en la legislación vigente- nos hace ser más competitivos y estar mejor preparados para responder con éxito a las demandas de la sociedad.


Organization: Siemens Healthineers


Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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