Stryker Senior Project Manager, Software (Remote) in Portage, Michigan

April 2, 2024

Job Description

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Job Description:

The Surgical Technologies R&D Engineering team is looking for a stand-out Senior R&D Project Manager to lead cross-functional projects, bring new products to market, and ensure they meet our customers’ clinical needs and quality expectations.

This is a critical role in the organization as this person will need to drive projects forward in a predictable and expedient manner while staying accountable to timeline, budget, resources, and risk management. Through their personal leadership, influence, and communication, they must inspire confidence in the team’s ability to execute.

This role is available for remote, hybrid, or onsite.


  • Collaborative partners. People who build and leverage cross-functional relationships to bring together ideas, data, and insights to drive continuous improvement in functions.

  • Motivated product launchers. People who bring strategic direction and drive for execution to ensure products are developed and launched with precision.

  • 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.

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


You will assume overall responsibility for the successful initiation, planning, design execution, monitoring, and closure of a project. In addition to that, you will lead and manage all aspects of post-delivery software maintenance and enhancement projects. You will help implement and maintain agile practices, optimize and improve team performance, and be an agile champion throughout the organization.

  • Employ agile practices to aid in the creation of a fast, reliable flow of value to our customers.

  • Assemble a project team, identify appropriate resources needed, and develop schedules to ensure timely project completion.

  • Communicate effectively to all levels and functions within the organization. Build credibility through effective and proactive relationship management and stakeholder management.

  • Proactively manage and mitigate project risks. Facilitate timely and data-driven decision-making to support the project timeline and budget, engaging stakeholders and leaders as needed.

  • Manage the project timeline, budget, resources, and risks to meet design control requirements and follow the Surgical Technologies Business Process.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to deliver agile practices in compliance with a regulated environment.

  • Direct the work of project resources while improving team performance by building team cohesiveness, leading, influencing, and motivating in order to facilitate cooperation, ensure project efficiency, and foster employee engagement.

  • Able to communicate effectively to all levels and functions within the organization. Build credibility through effective and proactive relationship management and stakeholder management.

  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques to monitor the project’s progress, identify and quantify any variances, perform any required corrective actions, and communicate to all stakeholders.



  • Bachelor’s degree required

  • 6+ years of industry experience in professional software development preferred within the capacity of a project manager and/or product owner

  • In-depth knowledge of Agile-Scrum process and principles

  • Ability to clearly communicate complex plans and technical information to team members and stakeholders.

  • Good interpersonal communication, collaborative teamwork, and negotiation skills

  • Ability to influence behavior and facilitate decision-making throughout the organization in support of achieving project objectives

  • Experience in issue and project tracking software such as Azure DevOps or Atlassian Jira

  • Proficient in using Microsoft Project or Smartsheet; experience creating and regularly maintaining project timelines

  • Demonstrated track record of leading development efforts through cross-functional teams


  • 3+ years of project management experience

  • Experience in new product development within the medical device industry is a plus

  • PMP/Scrum Master certification is a plus

$ 98,000.00 – $210,100.00 salary plus bonus eligible + benefits. Actual minimum and maximum may vary based on location. Individual pay is based on skills, experience, and other relevant factors.

About Stryker

Our benefits:

  • 12 paid holidays annually

  • Health benefits include: Medical and prescription drug insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, critical illness insurance, accident insurance, hospital indemnity insurance, personalized healthcare support, wellbeing program and tobacco cessation program.

  • Financial benefits include Health Savings Account (HSA), Flexible Spending Accounts (FSAs), 401(k) plan, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), basic life and AD&D insurance, and short-term disability insurance.

For a more detailed overview of our benefits or time off, please follow this link to learn more: US Stryker employee benefits (

About Stryker

Stryker is a global leader in medical technologies and, together with its customers, is driven to make healthcare better. The company offers innovative products and services in MedSurg, Neurotechnology, Orthopaedics and Spine that help improve patient and healthcare outcomes. Alongside its customers around the world, Stryker impacts more than 130 million patients annually. More information is available at (http:)

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