Azure ML & AI Architect

Short Description

Novartis is looking for an Azure ML & AI Architect who can identify the organizational impact (for example, on skills, processes, structures, and culture) and the financial impact of the ETA.

Job Description

Job Description
Your responsibilities will include:
  • Primary responsibilities are to establish: Reference Architecture and design and architecture patterns for AI & ML solutions based on Azure Cloud Platform
  • The role encompasses the full life cycle- from design, implementation, and rollout of the AI & ML solutions.
  • AI & ML Architect is responsible for the capabilities needed to operate a scientific practice using advanced techniques to understand data and produce insights that are of value to Novartis
  • Recommendation on technology trends with particular attention to the Microsoft Azure Cloud, including Big Data and Data Science/AI/ML technologies
  • AI & ML consulting service
  • This role is a critical driver for improved alignment and prioritization of IT investments against business objectives.
  • Guides Functional Design Architects, participating and collaborating to key project visioning meetings where significant ML & AI technology decisions or design are required
  • Works to translate prototypes into new products, services, and features and provide guidelines for large-scale implementation.
  • Define Reference Architecture and architecture patterns for AI & ML solutions
  • Consolidate, Refine and document the existing AI & ML architecture patterns in regards to the Azure Cloud Platform
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Act as technical lead to support the setup of AI & ML solution leveraging the Azure Cloud Platform, in close collaboration with Cloud and Security Architects and with the Data Science team.
  • Act as a communication and coordination channel through interactions with different program streams including Infrastructure, Platform & Architecture and AI Model enablement
  • 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 the 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
  • 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.

Minimum requirements
  • University degree in Statistics, Operational Research, Computer Science or in a quantitative field. Business fluent in English (written and spoken)
  • 8+ years in predictive modeling and large data analysis.
  • 5+ years' of experience with data querying languages (e.g. SQL) and scripting languages (e.g. Python, R, Scala or similar languages), or deep learning libraries (e.g. TensorFlow, PyTorch)
  • Expertise in at least some visualization tools such as R-shiny, Qlikview, Spotfire, Tableau, Matplotib or similar tools for designing insights is good to have.
  • Enterprise cloud vendors Microsoft Azure, Amazon Web Services and AI & ML.
  • Transformational Enterprise Architectures Integration, API's, Containers etc.
  • Experience on AI & ML solutions based on Azure Cloud Platform is a plus

750 million. That's how many lives our products touch. And while we're proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people's lives?

We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you're given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you're empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you're surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world's toughest medical challenges.

Azure ML & AI Architect
Mid-Senior-level Information | Technology | Information Technology Full-time Information Technology | Other | Engineering Artificial Intelligence Developer | Machine Learning Engineer | Data Architect
We use science-based innovation to address some of society's most challenging healthcare issues. We discover and develop breakthrough treatments and find new ways to deliver them to as many people as possible. We also aim to provide a shareholder return that rewards those who invest their money, time and ideas in our company.

Our Values
Strong values define our culture and help us execute the Novartis strategy in line with our mission and vision.

We have introduced Values and Behaviors that describe the professional behaviors we expect from our employees. These values were selected by the Executive Committee of Novartis - with input from associates worldwide - and form an integral part of the framework we use to recruit people, develop them and assess and reward their performance. We will hold ourselves to account against these values and behaviors.