BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) Sr Principal Requirements Engineer in San Diego, California

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Sr Principal Requirements Engineer 325107

  • The Principal Requirements Engineer is responsible for ensuring that BD technology solutions meet the needs and expectations of our customers and stakeholders. You will be responsible for representing the voice of the customer and the vision of the product throughout the product development process and represent these to the software engineering teams to which you are assigned. You are also responsible for working with key stakeholders from across the company to bring a voice and story to the customer feature requests, new product features and technical features that the team will develop. You will help prioritize feature development for each product release.


  • Bring your strong leadership and organizational skills to bear to maintain a steady release plan for the solution.

  • Create, order and manage the backlog of user stories and product defects to ensure that the work defined for the team is meaningful to the customer, yet realistic and attainable for the development teams.

  • Manage the requirements engineering process throughout the development life cycle, eliciting, documenting, analyzing and harmonizing functional and non-functional software requirements.

  • Support sprint planning and reviews, development estimation, and incremental feature delivery in tight collaboration with Customers, Product Managers, Engineering and Quality.

  • Lead requirements workshops and reviews in a cross-functional setting to support verification activities, traceability, and assessment/analysis of risk.

  • Facilitate scoping of product requirements and setting of business priorities to align product roadmaps and deliverables.

  • Serve as gate-keeper to ensure that software implementation complies with User Experience design (UXD) guidelines and standards for harmonized userinterface/interaction,and that designs meet end-user expectations.

  • Support SW Quality in test planning by identifying testability requirements and supporting review of test cases and defects, as needed.

  • Assist in internal and end-user education, training and evaluation of feedback to support initial product rollout, as needed.

Min Requirements

  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in engineering, computer science or a related product development discipline.

  • 6+ years of experience in system engineering and requirement engineering

  • Specific emphasis on cloud and data products is desirable on product development

  • Healthcare Industry experience is desirable.

  • Certified Scrum Product Owner

  • 2 years in a Lead role in new complex product development

General Qualifications

  • Demonstrates advanced knowledge of requirements analysis techniques and tools.

  • Independently elicits user and business needs, translating these into product requirements through a variety of best-practice techniques.

  • Demonstrated capacity to develop and manage product requirements, agile user stories, user needs.

  • Ability to work independently and collaborate as a member of a cross-functional team.

  • Good interpersonal skills, including customer interactions.

  • Demonstration of good documentation practices. Strong analytical and problem solving skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects with minimum supervision.

  • Serve as an expert within a technical area and educate others on technical issues.

  • Experience working in Lean/Agile Development Teams strongly preferred.


Primary Work LocationUSA CA - San Diego TC Bldg C&D

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