End to End Architect, Finance Applications

Lake County, IL, US
Sep 04, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
Conceive, design, engineer, and implement data and software solutions that solve significant scientific or business problems. Generate new proposals and lead those efforts. Investigate, identify, and implement state-of-the-art technology platforms that drive productivity and efficiency gains in own function and throughout multiple business areas. Act as a lead in his/her area of expertise and critically evaluate relevant technological advances and integrate this knowledge into new business technology solutions. Technology Architects will be aligned to a specific area: Information, Solution, System, User Experience (UX) or Data.
  • Effectively function as a principle architect, generating new technological proposals and leading those efforts. Anticipate and critically evaluate technological advances or competitive threats and respond with appropriate new strategies.
  • Demonstrate creative 'out of the box' thinking to solve difficult problems and champion new technologies to achieve project goals.
  • Independently responsible for technology within his/her area of expertise on multiple projects. Demonstrate mastery across a wide range of data and software engineering, including data warehousing, data integration, data visualization and analysis, software development, statistics, and machine learning.
  • Demonstrate deep knowledge of the pharmaceutical business, and utilize this knowledge in the rapid advancement of agile, impactful, and cost-effective solutions
  • Recognized and sought out as an expert in his/her discipline within the company and possibly externally.
  • Shapes relationships with affiliates, subsidiaries, vendors, and industry peers in accordance with Abbvie Values, Vendor Management Office, and Purchasing to further the mission, vision and goals of the organization.
  • May mentor/supervise a team of one or more and guide and evaluate the performance of those individuals; is accountable for the effective performance of the team/individuals.
  • Understand and adhere to corporate standards regarding applicable Corporate and Divisional Policies, including code of conduct, safety, GxP compliance, data security, and the software development lifecycle.

  • 15+ years of overall experience, including 10+ years systems implementation experience; systems and business consulting in the area of Finance including employee development and strategic technology roadmap.
  • Bachelor's degree required.
  • Strong experience required with Enterprise Resource Planning Systems (SAP knowledge preferred) and specialized finance applications for Consolidation, Planning and Tax.
  • Clear understanding of core financial business processes and leading industry technologies to address Finance requirements taking in consideration AbbVie's Finance system landscape.
  • Knowledge of applicable regulations and financial standards (SOX) affecting Pharmaceutical Products (e.g. 21 CFR Part11, Annex11, cGMP) specifically.
  • Ability to coordinate cross-functional work teams toward goal/objective completion.
  • Effective leadership and analytical skills including coordination across functional and technical teams.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and multi-task.
  • Strong problem resolution skills.
  • Leadership Competencies:
    • Agile & Accountable - Steps up and takes leadership to own toughest challenges.
    • All for One AbbVie - Motivates and can influence others, including those over whom they have no direct authority.
    • Makes Possibilities Real - Knows the business and anticipates future opportunities.