Principal IT Solution Architect

Rensselaer, New York
May 02, 2018
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Position Summary

Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.

Summary: Responsible for developing/executing and leading solution architecture strategies and delivering detailed designs that align and support IOPS functional systems and programs. Areas of focus include advancing/standardizing IOPS technology platforms used to support custom/COTS apps, data analytic and mobile solutions. She/he will leverage expertise GxP, Biopharmaceutical Mfg. to support delivery of IOPS strategic programs, and agile technology solutions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
• Defines/own and leads detailed architectures for IOPS applications, analytics, BI, Mobile, COTS.
• Designs end to end solution components, integration, storage, processing, analytics, etc.
• Maintains awareness of emerging platform technologies, analytics, integration, cloud, etc.
• Consults within IOPS, leads, recommends aligned solution design pattern across functional areas.
• Represents IOPS at Corporate IT solution design engineering (SDE) governance board.
• Ensures technology investments are maximized, utilize standard tools, services.
• Leads agile development/execution of pilots advancing new/existing platform/solution capabilities.
• Leads strategic initiatives, i.e., creating data catalogue, predictive/learning services.
• Performs architecture reviews for new/existing solutions, drives a connected data culture.
• Contributes to data governance, stewardship, usage, security guidelines.
• Creates repeatable design templates, drives standardization, reduces complexity.
• Assists with solution delivery and operational teams as required; serves as an escalation point.

Knowledge and Skills:
• Hands on “do-er” passion to try, evaluate, improve technology platforms and solutions
• Demonstrated knowledge of meta data, data catalog, integration, visualization tools
• Knowledge of data modeling, data warehouse, and supporting technologies
• Knowledge of SQL, Python, and data access, integration technologies
• Knowledge of distributed data architectures, cloud, on premise
• Knowledge of data lake technologies, structured, unstructured data
• Approachable, ability to communicate complex solutions in a non-technical manner at all levels
• Quality focused with strong attention to detail, reliability, governance, a bias for simple designs
Education and Experience:
• BS/BA degree required; Computer Science, Engineering, or Math preferred
• Requires 8+ years of experience architecting solutions to meet complex requirements/analysis
• Experience delivering agile analytic solutions, iterative development
• Experience in Biopharma or Pharma Manufacturing Industry; GxP, GMP desirable
• Demonstrated hands on experience designing data warehouse, mart, analytic solutions

​This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

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Regeneron is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Requisition Number: 13231BR