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Solution Architect

  • Salary: CHF77 - CHF87 per hour
  • Job type: Contract, Full-time
  • Location: Basel
  • Sector: Architecture
  • Date posted: 14/07/2017
  • Job reference: J370184ASVT-140717
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Solution Architect - Basel - 100%

Experis is the global leader in professional resourcing and project-based workforce solutions. Our suite of services range from interim and permanent recruitment to managed services and consulting, enabling businesses to achieve their goals. We accelerate organisational growth by attracting, assessing and placing specialised professional talent.

For our international client based in Basel, Experis is currently looking for a Solution Architect to start on a new project.

The Solution Architect will be responsible for working closely with partners across lines of business and the IT groups in order to understand strategic drivers and tactical needs. In this role s/he will ensure that the implementation teams can provide technically innovative solutions that meet the business needs with the necessary usability, technical stability and scalability. As a Solution Architect s/he will be supporting projects and operational activities in the Diagnostics R&D Informatics solutions portfolio.

General information:

* Start date: 15.08.2017 (latest start date: 31.08.2017)
* End date: 31.12.2017
* Work location: Basel
* Work load: 100%
* Travelling: Travelling is required around 10%, destinations will be San Francisco, Penzberg, Mannheim or Rotkreuz
* Remote: It is possible prior to agreement (not in the first 6 weeks due to the training)

Tasks & Responsibilities:

* Participate in the identification, evaluation and development of concepts for IT solutions by providing technical expertise and oversight of the development of prototypes and proofs of concepts
* Provide technical expertise in designing systems and procedures that are cost effective and meet user requirements by complying with the technology standards and by proposing new and upcoming technologies
* Provide technical expertise and consulting to projects within the Medical and Scientific Affairs IT function with regards to the integration, interfaces and data flows
* Work closely with the technical team (Project Manager, Senior Architect, developers/software engineers, testers) and provide an oversight for the technical development of solutions; you will create and own the Solution Architecture documentation
* Ensure that Solutions are architecturally consistent, fit for purpose, meet customer requirements and comply with all relevant IT and business standards

You bring for this role the following qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or equivalent work experience with 5-7 years of professional IT experience in a major, global organization, preferably in the pharmaceutical/diagnostics industry.
* Solid experience with R&D/Medical and Scientific processes and in delivering technical solutions for these functions, including knowledge of procedures with validated systems and/or Computer System Validation (CSV).
* Broad technical experience with an in-depth understanding of R&D/Medical & Scientific processes application development & design
* Proven experience in producing End to End designs to meet business requirements and Enterprise Architecture standards. Solid understanding and experience of SOA environments
* Proven experience of creating architecture designs using a formal architecture framework methodology, e.g. TOGAF
* Ability to document architectures to high standard (knowledge of Sparx's Enterprise Architect advantageous)
* Experience in the following platforms/concepts:
* Cloud computing (Amazon Web Services);
* SaaS solutions and their integration into enterprise
* Data architecture and understanding of master data concepts
* Enterprise application integration (iPAAS, BizTalk,Dell Boomi);
* Strong communication skills. Fluent English skills (written and spoken)

Interested in this opportunity? Kindly send us your CV today through the link in the advert. However should you have any questions please contact Stéphanie Vogt on +41 61 282 22 16.

Even though this position may not be the perfect fit for you, please reach out to us, as we have hundreds of open positions at Experis IT across Switzerland.

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