B. Braun

IT Technical Lead II / Associate Director - IT Network Services

Job Locations US-PA-Bethlehem
Requisition ID
B. Braun Medical Inc
# of Openings
Information Technology
Position Type
Hybrid Full Time
M-F; 40 hrs/week


About B. Braun 


B. Braun Medical Inc., a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry. Other key product areas include nutrition, pharmacy admixture and compounding, ostomy and wound care, and dialysis. The company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician and environmental safety. B. Braun Medical is headquartered in Bethlehem, Pa., and is part of the B. Braun Group of Companies in the U.S., which includes B. Braun Interventional Systems, Aesculap® and CAPS®.


Globally, the B. Braun Group of Companies employs more than 61,000 employees in 64 countries. Guided by its Sharing Expertise® philosophy, B. Braun continuously exchanges knowledge with customers, partners and clinicians to address the critical issues of improving care and lowering costs. To learn more about B. Braun Medical, visit www.BBraunUSA.com.



Position Summary:


Responsibilities: Essential Duties

  • Lead a team of Technology Specialists to design and implement solutions that support the strategic digital corporate goals.
  • Guide and mentor technical teams.
  • Oversee and participate in the design, development and implementation of technology.
  • Establish a technical vision for complex, enterprise projects.
  • Sponsor and drive projects, identify risks, and align priorities.
  • Key point of contact for internal customers as it relates to technical solutions.
  • Identify technical risks and platform limitations based on user requirements.
  • Involvement in the planning, analysis, design, development, testing, implementation, maintenance, and management of solutions.
  • Ability to present technical concepts across multiple levels of an organization.
  • Assist System Analysts, Network Administrators, and the helpdesk deskside support group with technical support issues.
  • Perform technology vendor selection and analysis.
  • Monitor activities of and coordinates activities with service providers, partners and vendors for installation, maintenance and troubleshooting.
  • Adheres to system validation plans as required to meet corporate business needs and support the company’s GxP validation requirements.
The job function listed is not exhaustive and shall also include any responsibilities as assigned by the Supervisor from time to time.
General: It shall be the duty of every employee while at work to take reasonable care for safety and health of
himself/herself and other persons.

Expertise: Knowledge & Skills

  • Requires breadth of professional field and industry knowledge. Ability to integrate critical information and champion advanced strategies/concepts through the organization. Drives development of advanced technologies, principles and processes.
  • Provides direct or indirect supervision to a group of employees, assigning tasks and checking work at frequent intervals. Accountabilities include work and people scheduling, performance management and recommendations for hiring decisions.
  • Judgement is required in resolving complex problems based on experience.
  • Contacts are primarily with department supervisors, leads, subordinates, and peers. Occasional contact with external contractors/vendors.


Technical Requirements-


  • 5+ years of experience leading a team of Network and Voice Engineers and Network Architects
  • Solid technical skill and experience/extensive exposure on various network and voice infrastructure and a hands-on leader with Excellent leadership and team management skills
  • Oversee and assess vendor partnerships, negotiate contracts, and manage the IT infrastructure budget with a strategic financial acumen
  • Extensive knowledge of data center management, network operations, IT vendor management, and process improvement techniques
  • Extensive experience and knowledge of Cisco networking systems including, Switches, stacking technology and IOS upgrade, Routers, Wireless controllers, Access, network monitoring and management systems such as Cisco ISE.
  • Strong knowledge of Local and Wide Area networking fundamentals and TCPIP including strong working knowledge of VPN and routing protocols such as BGP, OSPF and traffic optimization QOS
  • Experience with Firewall and Load balancer systems a plus. Experience with Checkpoint Firewalls is a plus
  • Strong knowledge of IT security best practices and process automation with respect to Network, Firewall and Voice systems
  • Experience with SDN and SDWAN technologies and experience with Velocloud SDWAN is a plus
  • Experience with Public Cloud services and related networking architecture  especially with Azure Cloud
  • Experience supporting Microsoft Teams Telephony and Genesys Contact center is a plus
  • Strong knowledge of industry best practices for IT networking design including IT security framework.
  • Working knowledge of Vmware ESXi networking, Windows server and client operating systems.
  • Experience managing Conference Room A/V systems and working with facilities team for managing data center power and cooling requirements is a plus
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively with peers, management, business groups, customers, contractors, consultants and vendors. Excellent knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite, Office365, including Word, Excel, Visio, Project and PowerPoint.
  • Must have strong project management skills, including excellent organizational, documentation, time management and communication skills.
  • Experience of GxP, knowledge of Validation and compliance are essential
  • Life Sciences or Healthcare industry experience preferred






Target Based Range

$149,100 to $159,100


Expertise: Qualifications -Education/Experience/Training/Etc



  • Bachelor's degree required or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 10-15 years related experience, plus a minimum of 5 years management experience required.
  • Applicable industry/professional certification preferred.
  • Regular and predictable attendance
  • Frequent business travel required, Ability to work non-standard schedule as needed, On-call hours as needed


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to use hands to handle or feel and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand and walk. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds.


Additional Information

Responsibilities: Other Duties:


The preceding functions have been provided as examples of the types of work performed by employees assigned to this position. To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed in this description are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions due to reasonable accommodation or other reasons.


Physical Demands:

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is expected to:

  • Light work - Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently, and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects.

Lifting, Carrying, Pushing, Pulling and Reaching:

  • Occasionally:Reaching upward and downward, Push/pull, Stand
  • Frequently:Sit
  • Constantly:N/A


  • Occasionally:Climbing stairs/ladders, Push/pull, Reaching upward and downward, Standing, Walking
  • Frequently:Finger feeling, Hearing - ordinary, fine distinction, loud (hearing protection required), Seeing - depth perception, color vision, field of vision/peripheral, Sitting , Talking - ordinary, loud/quick
  • Constantly:N/A

Environmental Conditions:

  • Occasionally:N/A
  • Frequently:N/A
  • Constantly:N/A

Work Environment:


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Noise Intensity:Moderate
  • Occasionally:Other
  • Frequently:N/A
  • Constantly:Office environment


What We Offer

B. Braun offers an excellent benefits package, which includes healthcare, a 401(k) plan, and tuition reimbursement. To learn more about B. Braun and our safety healthcare products or view a listing of our employment opportunities, please visit us on the internet at www.bbraunusa.com.
Through its “Sharing Expertise®” initiative, B. Braun promotes best practices for continuous improvement of healthcare products and services.


Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled



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