Head of Connectivity

Job Description

Do you want to join us in helping to fight the world’s most threatening diseases and enabling access to care for more people around the world? At Siemens Healthineers, we pioneer breakthroughs in healthcare.  For everyone. Everywhere.
We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment with opportunities to go beyond your comfort zone in order to grow personally and professionally. Sound interesting? Then come and join our global team as Head of IT Connectivity to lead and manage the transition of IT networking infrastructure to new technologies and platforms, as well as improving the quality and reliability of IT networking services.  You will design and implement new solutions, coordinating with other IT team, department, and partners.
Our global team: We are a team of 66,000 highly dedicated employees across more than 70 countries passionately pushing the boundaries of what’s possible in healthcare to help improve people’s lives around the world. As a leader in the industry, we aspire to create better outcomes and experiences for patients no matter where they live or what health issues they are facing. Our portfolio, spanning from in-vitro and in-vivo diagnostics to image-guided therapy and innovative cancer care, is crucial for clinical decision-making and treatment pathways.
Our culture: We are part of an incredible community of scientists, clinicians, developers, researchers, professionals, and skilled specialists pushing the boundaries of what’s possible, to improve people’s lives around the world.  We embrace a culture of inclusivity in which the power and potential of every individual can be unleashed. We spark ideas that lead to positive impact and continued success. Check our Careers Site at  

This is a role well suited to an ambitious professional, looking for the next step in their career. As a Head of IT Connectivity, you will be responsible for:
  • Developing and implementing strategies for improving network performance, reliability, and security 
  • Ensuring solution designs meets the established goals of our strategic programs (Zero Trust Network Architecture, SDx) 
  • Ensuring compliance with industry standards and regulations related to networking 
  • Guiding information systems and technology decisions, including, but not limited to hardware, software, infrastructure, staffing, services, and support 
  • Ensuring the monitoring, maintenance, and improvement of the IT network infrastructure for a seamless user experience, scalability and simplification.
  • Leading 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  
  • Developing, tracking, and managing the Connectivity budget 
  • Assessing and communicating risks associated with IT Connectivity investments 
  • Coordinating the execution with stakeholders and Partners to clearly define business and systems requirements for new technology implementation and enhancements 
  • Overseeing the Connectivity program and project portfolio 
  • Ensuring continuous delivery of IT Connectivity services by monitoring IT systems performance 
  • Ensuring architecture principles are aligned and executed across organization 
  • Supervising recruitment, development, retention, and organization of all Connectivity staff in accordance with corporate budgetary objectives and personnel policies 
  • Leading the IT Connectivity transformation strategy and execution, balancing vertical integration of the technology with partnerships and outsourcing technology 
  • Identifying and mentoring technology leaders, to build and maintain a high-performance team 
  • Leading cross functional initiatives to integrate  
This position may suit you best if you are familiar with what is below, and would like to do develop your career with Healthineers:
  • 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 
Required skills to have for the success of this role
  • 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, SD, 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% 
At Siemens Healthineers, we value those who dedicate their energy and passion to a greater cause. Our people make us unique as an employer in the med-tech industry. What unites and motivates our global team is the inspiration of our common purpose:  To innovate for healthcare, building on our remarkable legacy of pioneering ideas that translate into even better healthcare products and services. We recognize that taking ownership of our work allows both us and the company to grow. We offer you a flexible and dynamic environment and the space to move beyond your comfort zone to grow both personally and professionally.

If you want to join us in transforming the way healthcare is delivered, visit our career site at 

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

This job is/may be based in any state nationwide. The base pay range for this position is  Min $222,000 - Max $275,000. The pay wage range shown is based on the job posting's primary location. Actual compensation packages are based on a wide array of factors, including but not limited to skill set, experience, certifications, and location

Organization: Siemens Healthineers

Company: Siemens Medical Solutions USA, Inc.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Full / Part time: Full-time

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