Remote: Solution Architects x 2 (232745)

Life Sciences & Technology


The IT Solutions Architect is a technology and architecture leader with broad knowledge of systems, services, software architectural concepts and system integration patterns. In this role, the IT Solutions Architect, is part of the Pharma Services Group, aligned to the Clinical Trials Division (CTD).
The IT Solutions Architect works with Enterprise, Group, and Division IT resources to identify leading edge digital solutions that meet customer needs with scalable and extensible architectures and solutions. The IT Solutions Architect is responsible to take initiative to understand and map IT systems in adjacent businesses within the Global Enterprise.
The Architect will drive the ideation, design, and provide guidance for the development, and implementation of the technologies and solutions, partnering closely with the stakeholders to define and execute on the products roadmap. The Architect will lead the design of applications and high data volume business platforms ensuring systems integrate effectively and scale globally.

General Responsibilities:

* Directly lead and manage teams focused on delivering high quality project results within one or more major technology disciplines: strategy, data management, cloud optimization, operations, engineering, information security, privacy, compliance, change management and stakeholder relationships.
* Focus on team leadership, delivery of business value, risk mitigation, cost optimization and return on investment.
* Deliver results based upon strategic goals, department goals and management requests.
* Direct and coordinate organization’s financial and budget activities to fund operations, maximize investments, and increase efficiency for project.
* Ensure technology best practices are being implemented and improved for all functions and projects.
* Analyze information and evaluate results to choose the best solutions and solve problems.
* Evaluate new technologies, techniques, and tools.
* Report status and issues to leadership.
* Work directly with outside vendors to manage delivery of features and functions
* Willingness to lead, take responsibility and offer options.
* Serve as a backup to more senior level management as needed.
* Develop constructive and cooperative working relationships with peers both within and outside of Technology, and maintain them over time.
* Drive adherence to enterprise technology policies and comply with all security controls.
* Ensure all work products meets/exceeds enterprise standards and risks are effectively managed.
* Establish plans for Disaster Recovery (DR) and Business Continuity.

Technology Skills:
* 5 years experience with AWS cloud platform.
* 3 years experience in heavily regulated environments such as healthcare, pharmaceutical, or medical device development using GxP and Systems Validation
* 5 years experience with front end development
* Experience with cloud infrastructure (compute, memory, storage, networking, WAN).
* Experience managing the full scope of an enterprise (architecture, design, implementation, support).
* Knowledge of database design, development, API development, data warehousing, and data management techniques.
* Firsthand experience in setting up enterprise monitoring and management tools.
* Extensive understanding of CyberSecurity techniques to lower enterprise risk.

Position Requirements:
* Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems or related discipline with at least seven years of related experience, or equivalent training.
* Excellent written and verbal technical communication skills.
* Experience working in Validated / GxP environments
* Must be a self-starter with strong leadership qualities.
* Work well with aggressive deadlines and minimal supervision.
* Excellent organizational skills, good oral and written communication skills, be effective at communicating complex structures in a simple fashion and interacts positively with others.
* Knowledge of business, technology and management principles involved in strategic planning, organizational change management, resource allocation, human resources practices, leadership technique, and coordination of people and resources.
* Experience with strategy, software development, operations, engineering, development services, information security, and compliance.
* Extensive knowledge of industry leading technology best practices including familiarity with technology methodologies such as ITIL, Agile, DevOps.
* Must be able to identify, evaluate and recommend processes, tools, technologies and/or products to meet business and budgetary requirements.
* Well organized, thorough, and able to handle competing priorities.
* Ability to maintain focus and develop proficiency in new skills rapidly.

Remote: Solution Architects x 2 (232745)



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Black Diamond Networks delivers talent uplifted. We deploy highly skilled consultants to support quality, compliance, and innovation in regulated industries and beyond. Black Diamond’s delivery model is wired for speed and precision, due to a cultivated community of experts in life sciences, engineering, and technology. Raise your expectations for dynamic solutions.

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