Solution Architect BigData & AA

Short Description

Novartis is seeking a Solution Architect BigData & AA who can create the detailed process designs necessary to operate the software/service on a day-to-day basis.

Job Description

Job Description
Your responsibilities will include:

  • Reporting directly to the Solution Architect Manager Big Data & AA, this role is responsible to perform the necessary leadership, facilitation, analysis, design and Architect tasks related to the development of a Solution Architect in the Big Data and AA domain
  • The technical domains considered are: Big Data & Advanced Analytics
  • Primary responsibilities are to establish: Reference Architecture and design and architecture patterns
  • Roadmaps and governance of the blueprints and standards
  • A collaborative architecture community across Novartis.
  • Recommendation on technology trends
  • Architecture consulting service
  • This role is a critical driver for improved alignment and prioritization of IT investments against business objectives.
  • This role is also a contributor of improved platform and standards lifecycle management leading to reduced cycle times, improved application portfolio rationalization and ultimately a better operating cost structure for IT.
  • Guides Functional Design Architects, participating and collaborating to key project visioning meetings where significant Big Data & AA technology decisions or design is required Novartis Business Services IT (NBS IT) is working to support Novartis to deliver better patient outcomes through innovative use of information and technology. As technology is reshaping the healthcare industry, IT will be a differentiator for our businesses, inspiring new ideas and enabling Novartis to reimagine medicine.
  • Define Reference Architecture and architecture patterns Consolidate, Refine and document the existing Big Data & AA architecture patterns Major Accountabilities
  • Define the reference architecture for the technical domains considered, following the Novartis reference architecture framework
  • Define the principles & guidelines that guide technology decisions for the enterprise.
  • Create the detailed process designs necessary to operate the software/service on a day-to-day basis
  • Roadmaps and governance of the blueprints and standards
  • Define high-level migration plans to address the gaps between the current and future state, typically in sync with the IT budgeting or other capital planning processes.
  • Identify the organizational impact (for example, on skills, processes, structures, and culture) and the financial impact of the ETA.
  • Support definition Big Data & AA strategy and roadmap to drive standardization, harmonization of solutions for all applications/systems in scope
  • A collaborative architecture community across Novartis
  • Act as a communication and coordination channel through interactions with the business domain and other architecture community
  • Take accountability to ensure adherence with Security and Compliance policies and procedures within Service Delivery scope
  • Establish, govern and ensure adherence to cross-divisional/systems for the considered domain in alignment with Functional Architects and the Design & Integration Architects
  • Ensure designs produced adhere to an architectural roadmap and support the development, execution, and operations of software/service
  • Actively and Efficiently drive architecture review board to make sure the projects integration architecture is adhering the right integration patterns for considered domains
  • Recommendation on technology trends (including and not limiting to Make Vs Buy, Cloud strategy, SW lifecycle, and overall Ecosystem, ...)
  • Support execution of technical projects in the area of the domain considered such as upgrades, consolidations, and new technology implementation projects, on time, on quality and costs
  • Actively learn and identify key considered domain market trends and identify and propose opportunities for their usage in Novartis
  • Proactively shares knowledge of technology risks and opportunities to build competitive advantage and improve efficiency and effectiveness of business units.

Solution Architect BigData & AA
Mid-Senior-level Information | Information Technology | Technology Full-time Information Technology | Other | Engineering Big Data | Data Architect
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