Associate Director, EIM Platform Architecture Job
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MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products.
The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where MSD has codified its 125-
year legacy. MSD’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.
MSD’s Information Technology division partners with colleagues across the business to help serve our patients and customers around the world.
Ours is a high-energy team of dynamic, innovative individuals dedicated to advancing MSD’s contribution to global medical innovation by leveraging information and technology to efficiently advance the business by driving revenue and productivity.
The incumbent will be responsible for product management of database platform(s) which fall into EIM platform. In details, it means folowing :
Owns the reference architecture of the Enterprise Information Management (consisting of data warehousing, data lake and operational, SAP based analytics, metadata, visualisation and related processes and governance
Leads small team of architects, prepares communication of changes from the business standpoint for EIM platform lead
Supports EIM platform lead in development and definition of EIM architecture and governance of the architecture
Prepares not just high-level architecture but supports / leads activities / projects to develop reusable patterns and templates, which implies from the architecture and its principles to be applicable on analytic projects and maintains this whole asset as the product of the platform
Sets up best practices regarding development, optimization and accept deliverables upon the architecture
Check market trends, new use cases for analytics, data warehousing, data lake, visualisation and enterprise architecture fields and suggests evolution of the architecture according to these external and internal circumstances
Prepares and defines roadmap of the architecture
Ensures proper application of architectural principles in projects
Provides support of report developers and analysts in terms of education and training of proper usage the architecture
Works with leads of visualisation, data warehousing, ERP BI teams as well as with the EIM Security architect to ensure consistency of the architecture and its roadmap as well as propre mutually agreed roadmap of the architecture and its components
Plays role of an authority in proposing the architecture of solutions i.e. participates as a member of the Architecture Board of the Reference Architecture (ABRA)
Cooperates with other relevant platform architects / leads - especially with the big data team, data science team and client service leads
Supports, consults and recommends the architecture solution of projects based on business requirements in order to leverage capability of technology in the most optimal and efficient way
We are seeking professionals with the following qualifications, skills and Experience :
Education Requirement :
Master degree in Computer Science, Engineering or equivalent. Advanced degree a plus
Required Experience and Skills :
Possesses strong strategic and tactical skills as well as excellent written and oral communication skills. Analyzes current conditions and clearly defines problems and opportunities.
Must be able to work independently and enable / facilitate productive and business-like meetings.
Must be able to work with individuals at all levels and demonstrate a level of professionalism that instills confidence and inspires trust.
Ability to achieve goals through others without having direct responsibility for them is critical. Strong communication, and change management.
Experience working in a highly regulated environment and thorough understanding of the System Development Life Cycle for computerized systems.
Demonstrated deep knowledge in data warehousing and big data architectures, designs upon massive parallel processing platforms
Demonstrated hands-on experience in development of DW / BI field
Demonstrated leadership of small teams is a plus
Preferred Experience and Skills :
The candidate should have 7+ years of relevant experience
Experience with multiple technology platforms with examples that includes Teradata. Additional experience with one or more of following technologies : Big Data, data integration tools is a plus
Your role at MSD is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement.
At MSD, we’re inventing for life.