Data Solution Architect Sr. Manager

Bringing life-changing medicines to millions of people, Novartis sits at the intersection of cutting-edge medical science and innovative digital technology. As a global company, the resources and opportunities for growth and development are plentiful including global and local cross functional careers, a diverse learning suite of thousands of programs & an in-house marketplace for rotations & project work. With a strong medicines pipeline our current transformation will not just deliver growth for our business but continue to allow us to bring innovative medicines to patients quickly.

Come to work each day with an inclusive and collaborative DDIT US&I business-facing team. As an Data Solution Architect Sr. Manager in the DDIT US&I – Data, Analytics, and Insights team, you’ll have opportunities to contribute to the modernization of the data ecosystem, deliver DnA products to the countries and the core brand teams to deliver exceptional customer experience, reach twice as many patients twice as fast to help them prevail over severe diseases by leveraging data-driven insights.

This position will be located at Barcelona, Spain. This position will require 10% travel as defined by the business (domestic and/ or international).

About the Role:

  • Oversee architectural activities for a US&I Analytics Capabilities domain (GenAI, AIMLOps, NLP, Visualization) and manage the development of solution architectures for projects or programs within the US&I DAI business area.
  • Coordinate with other teams to ensure the right business and technical capabilities are incorporated into the solution with an appropriate scaling model for future capacity increases.
  • Ensure business processes, requirements & outcomes are defined to drive the analytics platform architecture definition.
  • Define standards and direction of architecture in the specific business or technical domain.
  • Define and develop the logical design and information management strategies necessary to store, move, and manage data in a new target state.
  • Utilize architecture patterns to suggest the most adequate utilization of Data and analytics technical platforms to support the holistic DAI solution architecture design.
  • Define, create, and evolve the Architecture Governance Framework (e.g., architecture methods, practices, and standards) for IT.
  • Incubate and adopt emerging technologies and launch products/services faster with rapid prototyping & iterative methods to prove and establish value. For identified technologies, launch to enterprise scale, ensuring value is derived.
  • Focus and align innovation efforts with the Business strategy, IT strategy, and legal/regulatory requirements.
  • Establish and update strategies, implementation plans, and value cases to implement emerging technologies.
  • Drive innovation using appropriate people, processes, partners, and tools.

Key Responsibilities:

Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Has end-to-end accountability for services and products that are incubated, established, and delivered across cross-functional business areas.
  • Serves as point of escalation, review, and approval for key issues and decisions
  • Take decisions on the resource and capacity plans in line with Business priorities and strategies and close collaboration with delivery teams
  • Decide on continuous improvement within the team
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Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Role Requirements:

Essential Requirements:

  • Solid understanding of Analytical and technical frameworks for descriptive and prescriptive analytics.
  • Awareness of Data product organizational change and risk mitigation.
  • Monitoring and improving data product service delivery offerings.
  • Strong collaborative interactions with customer-facing business teams.
  • Data product-centric approach to defining solutions. Collaborate with business in gathering requirements, grooming product backlogs, driving delivery, and ongoing data product enhancements.
  • Agile delivery experience managing multiple concurrent delivery cycles.
  • Sound foundation in Analytical Data life cycle management.

You’ll receive:

You can find everything you need to know about our benefits and rewards in the Novartis Life Handbook.

Why Novartis:

Our purpose is to reimagine medicine to improve and extend people’s lives and our vision is to become the most valued and trusted medicines company in the world. How can we achieve this? With our people. It is our associates that drive us each day to reach our ambitions. Be a part of this mission and join us! Learn more here:

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