IT Solution Architect (Director)

Sleepy Hollow, New York, US
May 06, 2018
Required Education
Associate 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.

Responsible for shaping Regeneron architectural vision and driving architecture implementation. The role demands a blend of strategic and tactical focus and an ability to balance architectural best practice and innovation pragmatism. You will be responsible for ensuring the dynamic between Architecture and Engineering emphasizes collaboration in a continuously evolving high-performance software engineering environment. The Solution Architect (SA) is a senior level position that leverages SaaS, COTS, Cloud, Big Data, data warehouse and analytical technical knowledge to promote sound architecture & engineering practices and solution in support of. The SA establishes and enhances customer relationships ranging from Business Partner, Architecture and Engineering, and provides technical expertise

• Works with IT leaders of Architecture to build a technical vision for the company-explores new technologies for future planning and potential implementation.
• Evaluates and identifies appropriate technology for delivering the company's services.
• Leads the definition of software architecture which forms the framework for multiple inter-connected software products.
• Drives focus on modularity and scalability in software design.
• Assumes responsibility for establishing and maintaining effective working relationships and coordination with company associates and management. Provides assistance and support as needed.
• Ensures the knowledge sharing of engineering best practices across departments; and developing and monitoring technical standards to ensure adherence to them.
• Collaborates with development managers in strategic planning for all product development efforts.
• Defining and communicating plans, policies, and standards for the organization for acquiring, implementing, and designing new software products.
• Serves as trusted technical advisor to Regeneron ITs
• Lead & Chair Solution Architect Review board for Regeneron ITs
• Drive Technology portfolio alignment in support of Enterprise IT
• Liase between SDER and business sunit to help align platform development, engineering review and solution implementation.
• Demonstrates technical expertise and credibility with business partner
• Understand and advise customers on data ecosystem architectures
• Partners with Business Relationship Management on account planning and strategy
• Work with overall Architecture team to identify opportunities IT Transformation consultant
• Manages relationships with client stakeholders as the key advisor on analytic architecture
• Astute around disruptive digital technology and its application.
• 10+ years IT experience
• 10-20 years of experience leading architecture for enterprise level initiatives with a strong application background
• Experienced in defining and implementing Architecture Governance procedures
• Experienced in executive level presentations and reporting
• Ability to work across multiple levels of the organization from developers to executives
• Experience with Big Data Technologies, serverless and microservice architectures
• Excellent written/oral communication skills and well-developed interpersonal skills
• Ability to articulate ideas to both technical and non-technical audiences
• Superior analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities, with attention to detail
• Expert level knowledge of EAI techniques
• Expert level knowledge of enterprise-level and business to business integration techniques and approaches
• Experience with the AWS stack a plus
• Ability to clearly communicate complex ideas
• Deep technical understanding of analytic systems
• Expertise provided across digital disruption, transformation, strategy, operations, governance, etc.
• Extensive knowledge of enterprise architecture, service and portfolio management in addition to data models, data warehouses and analytical platforms.
• Proven experience in Agile Software Development methodology.
• Proven experience in architecture multiple applications into a single platform
• Knowledge of the larger competitive landscape
• Ideally Framework qualified e.g. TOGAF.
• Leadership to drive disparate teams to delivery

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.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Regeneron about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Regeneron via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Regeneron, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Regeneron for this position and a valid agreement with Regeneron is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Regeneron agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

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: 12978BR