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Diamond System Architect

Eingestellt von ITech Consult

Gesuchte Skills: Design, Client


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12 Months

. Define, optimize and standardize the IT architecture on a global basis within the Program.
. Define and drive system architectural standards across multiple technologies.
. Plan and organize the implementation of new systems architectures and provide consulting.
. Ensure that the installed architecture satisfies defined performance, security and availability parameters.
. Identify (preferably proactively), together with the IT solution provider, any shortcomings in performance and propose solutions for their correction. Ensure adequacy of upgrades.
. Evaluate new technological developments and evolving business requirements and makes recommendations for improved service levels and efficiencies.
. Act as the primary technical resource to client and IT staffs in all phases of development and implementation process.
. Manage a group of System Architects and System Engineers as a team lead.
. Provide in-depth technical and business knowledge to ensure efficient design, programming and implementation.
. Develop reports and presentations on infrastructure products and new technology for all levels of management and technical staff.
. Write related documentation (see Architecture Notebook) and communicate.

. Analyze technical architecture to ensure the proposed architecture is fully compliant with architectural policies and roadmap as well as with Data center Governance.
. Analyze and assess technical feasibility for proposed architecture.
. Identify risks (operational and compliance) around the proposed architecture and ensure identified risks are logged, followed up, and closed in a timely manner.
. Provide forecast to DC capacity team and DIAMOND migration factories.
. Escalate issues beyond authority to the Head of Governance.
. Key Performance Indicators/Measures of Success.
. Achieve agreed targets in terms of quality, time and cost.
. Apply professional competency in the design of the strategy and implementation of the changes to the systems architecture.
. Be aware of the restrictions for changes set by the business-related conditions and the technical framework.
. Be aware of the cost effectiveness of IT infrastructure solutions within Pharma Development.
. Achieve customer satisfaction on infrastructure performance, security and availability and on quality of advice.
. Focus on implementing new systems architectures according to agreed schedules.
. Master project management.

. Autonomy:
Responsibility for (very) business critical, complex data center migrations in a very large, complex business and IT organization.
. Complexity:
Working together with management teams providing complex, contextual advice regarding system architecture, migration requirements and schedule.
. Is recognized as an expert for certain technology areas.

. Education: Masters degree.
. >= 5 years of experience in a data center domain role in a global company.
. >= 6 years of proven architectural experience in an appropriate technology.
. At least fully responsible as team lead for a successful data center project.
. Proven experience with and understanding of several business domains.
. Leadership: demonstrated leaderships skills, > 5 years proven management experience within a Matrix organization (eg as a team leader or in project management).
. Capability to think strategically.
. Customer Orientation: ability to communicate & align with key IT stakeholders.
. Methodology: savvy in IT process, best practices & standards, eg ITIL.
. GxP/SOX: sound knowledge of validation practice.
. In-depth knowledge and experience in IT infrastructure and related technical integration aspects.
. Ability to cope with project and operations complexities, ambiguities and Matrix organizations.
. Local travel between the data centers (up to 10%) is important.
. Pharma experience together with a good understanding of processes/organization etc. is a true asset.
. Knowledge of pharma IT infrastructure is a true asset.
. Experience with MS Office Tools and MS SharePoint.
. Team work in a challenging IT environment.
. Ability to work in an international as well as multicultural environment.
. Flexibility and experience in prioritizing tasks.
. Ability to deal with variable workload.

. Fluent English written & spoken, German desirable.
. Good written and verbal communication skills.


  • Einsatzort:

    Basel, Schweiz

  • Projektbeginn:


  • Projektdauer:

    12 months +

  • Vertragsart:


  • Berufserfahrung:

    Keine Angabe

Geforderte Qualifikationen

  • Kategorie:

    IT Entwicklung, Medien/Design

  • Skills:

    design, client

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