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Lead Solution Architect

Company: Roche
Location:
Reference: 3246020144
Closing Date: 30 May 17
Type: Full Time
Salary (£): On Application
Benefits:

Job Summary:

As the Safety Informatics Lead Solution Architect, you are accountable for the solution design (technical and information architecture) for our entire portfolio as well as designing the next generation of information-centric solutions that will support the Safety Risk Management Organisation and user’s evolving business needs. You analyze and design the data stored by information systems, concentrating on entities, their attributes, and their interrelationships (data modeling). ...

Requirements:

As the Safety Informatics Lead Solution Architect, you are accountable for the solution design (technical and information architecture) for our entire portfolio as well as designing the next generation of information-centric solutions that will support the Safety Risk Management Organisation and user’s evolving business needs. You analyze and design the data stored by information systems, concentrating on entities, their attributes, and their interrelationships (data modeling). As a member of the Safety Risk Management Leadership team, you drive the strategic direction of the team and our services, through demonstrating a high-level understanding of Pharmacovigilance industry trends, health authorities regulations/guidance, business processes and systems within Safety and across business functions at Roche.

 

Your main responsibilities for this role would be:

  • Accountability to create and maintain technical roadmaps and works with Solution & Information Architects, Lead Software Engineer, Business Solution Managers, Enterprise Architect and Portfolio Architect to achieve this.
  • To represent Safety Risk Management in Solution Architect Council and Enterprise Architecture Review Board and ensure an effective bi-directional communication and information exchange and drive innovation in systems & technology by proof-of-concepts pilots and vendor evaluations, as well as drive innovation in processes and methods.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to Solution Architects and Software Architects within Safety Informatics to identify and design optimum solution options that support business needs, and ensure re-usable, scalable and cost effective informatics solutions.
  • Accountable to maintain appropriate standards in our area, including Security, Disaster Recovery, and effective monitoring is in place for Safety Informatics solutions, and ensure all our solutions are in a healthy and technically defendable state. Oversight of software design to ensure healthy design.
  • Provision technical leadership and consultancy to support the Safety Informatics Portfolio, and for business to understand capabilities best supporting the strategic direction

 

Who you are

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.

For this position, you bring the following qualification:

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in computer sciences, software engineering or similar, with extensive experience working in Software Development Lifecycle activities in the Pharma industry. Architect certification is required, and basic project management skills are preferred.
  • Demonstrated experience with the concept and execution of computer systems validation in the IT industry, ensuring consistency in policies and procedures. Strong analytical skills to learn new processes and relate to business processes with information entities and to understand technical capabilities and constraints.
  • Leadership skills; Excellent interpersonal, presentation and communication skills, with strong focus on inclusive team behavior, influencing and negotiation skills. Excellent customer relationship management skills and a service minded attitude. Quick and eager to learn and take on new challenges, and with a high strive for process optimization and attention to detail.
  • Ability to abstract information entities at high level to support business processes and low level for solution design. Understanding of Enterprise Architecture Frameworks like TOGAF. Familiarity of Data Privacy and Data Protection standards and regulations from various health authorities

If you are proud of contributing and feel you have the commitment to teamwork and innovation that we are seeking, then Roche is the organisation for you.  In return we offer a competitive salary plus the excellent benefits you would expect from a blue-chip organisation, including a genuine interest in your development and progression.

 

To be considered for this position, please apply using the link below.

 

When completing your application, please ensure you attach an up to date CV and details of your current remuneration package.

 

Who we are

Our UK Pharmaceutical head office is situated in Welwyn garden City, Hertfordshire, with beautiful country side surrounding the area. Supported by major motorways & airports as well as being a 30 minute train ride to London, access is easy. With over 1400 people occupying our site in Welwyn, you can expect opportunities in Early Development (pRED), Product Development (PD), Commercial (Rx) and of course our corporate function.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer and strictly prohibits unlawful discrimination based upon an individual’s race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin/ancestry, age, mental/physical disability, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Contact Information:

Address:  UK Head Office
P.O. Box 8, Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
AL7 3AY
England
Tel:  +44 1707 36 6000
Fax:  +44 1707 33 8297
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