Technical Architect

Deerfield, IL | Contract

Post Date: 07/10/2018 Job ID: 226779 Industry: ERT



These architects will be involved with the early stages of the cloud based transition by Takeda from standard hardware systems/processes. 

Must Have:
  1. AWS/Cloud migration experience
  2. Pharma Experience
  3. SOA (service oriented architecture)

OBJECTIVES: 
• Serves as domain expert and principal designer for major infrastructure across multiple areas of specialization. 
• Provides leadership to a team of Architects within their areas of specialization. 
• Develops the strategic vision with IT Management for areas of responsibility. 
• Analyses the current IT environment to detect critical deficiencies and researches/evaluates alternative solutions while weighing costs, efficiencies, and industry best practices to provide recommended solution within area of responsibility. 
ACCOUNTABILITIES: 
• Develops the strategic vision with IT management for the infrastructure within areas of responsibility by translating the needs of the business into IT solutions. 
• Collaborates with other Functional Heads of Architecture to ensure that solutions are both strategically and technologically aligned across multiple domains. 
• Defines, publishing and communicates the global standards within their area of specialty. 
• Analyses the current IT environment to identify opportunities to bring new or improved capabilities to the business within each area of responsibility. 
• Leads the introduction of new capabilities into the organization including technology selection, design and pilot. Works closely with PMO and Service Delivery to introduce new services into production. 
• Manages the design, development and implementation of infrastructure required to support the integration of projects and technology into the existing environment 
• Resolves unique and complex IT architecture problems within area of responsibility 
• Collaborates with the PMO and Service Delivery functions on the delivery of IT projects and the support of infrastructure within area of responsibility 
• Develops and manages relationships with key customers and/or vendors 
• Manages and resolves issues and escalates them appropriately 
• Follows all company and departmental policies, procedures and standards 
• Manages and develops team in area of responsibility including all aspects of the company’ s performance management process 
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS: 
• Bachelor’ s degree and seven years IT experience, or High School Diploma and eleven years of IT experience 
• Minimum 7 years’ experience with infrastructure, systems, applications or services within area of responsibility 
• Excellent communication skills with ability to explain technical concepts to lay audiences. Experience of with working with board level stakeholders. 
• Strong critical thinker with problem solving aptitude 
• Experienced cross-team leader to ensure successful delivery of solutions 
• Strong conceptual and analytical skills - demonstrating outside-the-box problem solving skills 
• Strong experience of developing Services Orientated Architectures (SOA) 
• Excellent knowledge of Enterprise Architecture methodologies such as TOGAF or the equivalent 
• Deep knowledge of technology in their domain area 
• Ability to write and speak in the English language 
• Formal qualification in Enterprise Architecture (e.g. TOGAF or equivalent
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