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WD144864 - Digital Innovation - Platform & Data Architect

Job Details

  • Permanent, Full Time
  • Greater London
  • Closes 20th December 2017
  • Requisition ID: WD144864
  • Required degrees: Bachelors
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Basic qualifications:

• 5-7 years as an architect (platform, data, etc.) with demonstrated expertise in emerging technologies and data technology platforms and management.
• Degree in software engineering and or computer science and will have built an impressive hands-on career to date in an advanced, recognized and innovative environment.
• Experience in technology architecture of connected devices and development of application software in a world-class innovative company
• Experience with data modeling and distributed data architecture concepts, knowledge of agile and SDLC development methodology and concepts.
• Experience with Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), web services, enterprise data management / integration, information security, applications development, and cloud-based architectures
• Ability to develop and maintain productive working links with suppliers and specialist technology providers to assemble and maintain a distinctive and flexible mix of capabilities against future requirements.

Preferred qualifications:
• Have a highly innovative mind-set and experience with connected healthcare devices is a plus.
• Ability to work in close partnership with other IT functions such as IT security, compliance, infrastructure, etc. as well as partner closely with business stakeholders in the digital and R&D organizations.
• Good communication skills and customer relationship skills

About GSK:
GSK are a science-led global healthcare company. We have three world-leading businesses that research, develop and manufacture innovative pharmaceutical medicines, vaccines and consumer healthcare products.

We are committed to widening access to our products so more people can benefit, no matter where they live in the world or what they can afford to pay.

In 2016 we produced more than two billion packs of medicine, delivered 833 million doses of vaccines and produced five billion packs of consumer healthcare products. Through our 89 manufacturing sites, we serve customers in 190 countries.

GSK are a company of around 100,000 individuals united by our mission and our four values of patient focus, integrity, respect for people and transparency.

Job Overview:
As GSK Consumer Healthcare embarks on its Digital journey, we continue to look for ways to go "beyond the pill" by exploring new business models such as with connected devices / iOT's, etc.

With regards to this, we are looking for an Architect to join our Digital Innovation team. We envision the Architect to perform activities related to defining and identifying what our connected devices tech platform / stack should look like and then also drive data architecture activities. Related to the tech platform / stack piece, we would look for the ideal candidate to formulate and define the global connected devices architecture and associated specification of the data stack, communications protocols, embedded software, cloud hosting and API’s that will give these connected devices the best chance to succeed in the market and ensure that we can continue to leverage and scale the tech stack for additional and future connected device initiatives. Related to the data architecture piece, activities will include providing leadership and guidance with enterprise data strategies and selecting the appropriate technology platforms; governance practices, and standards; and partnering with security architects to ensure compliance with data security and privacy mandates. Additional responsibilities include evaluating and recommending emerging technologies and standards.

The role is rare in that the scope for you to make an impact is very real and you will interface significantly with senior colleagues across the company in R&D, digital, product development and new product introduction. This is an excellent time to be joining a highly successful market leader in the healthcare industry and drive significant technology change across the organization.

Role can be based in Warren, NJ,US or London, UK.


Contact information:
You may apply for this position online by selecting the Apply now button.

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