Associate Director - Digital Data Engineer

Employer
AbbVie
Location
Lake County, IL, US
Posted
Sep 04, 2019
Ref
1905831
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
AbbVie's Information Research organization is looking for a technical leader to support our digital team. The chosen candidate will be a self-starter, able to work efficiently and collaboratively, able to deliver the right things with limited guidance, able to deal with ambiguity, passionate about innovating, have a sharp customer focus, and be able to make technical trade-offs between short-term business needs and long-term technical excellence. This position presents an opportunity to work with cutting edge technologies in the digital arena (IoT, wearables, sensors), and be part of a team shaping the future technology state for AbbVie's R&D organization. The chosen candidate will help drive the definition, system architecture, and cross-functional technology services to enable our business partners in achieving their goals.

In this role, you will:

  • Work on critical, highly complex customer problems that will span multiple services, teams, and locations.
  • Be expected to make those around you better, participate in the end to end process of designing new software and solutions.
  • You must be responsive, flexible and able to succeed within an open collaborative peer environment.
  • Use your technology acumen to provide input to assist with evaluation of new technologies and contribute to the design, lifecycle management, and total cost of ownership of services
  • Manage technical components of projects.
  • Participate in setting strategic technology directions for a given business need.
  • Evaluate and recommend products and systems in key technology areas relevant to the delivery of services.
  • Remain up to date on new and emerging technologies within area of technical expertise and serves as resource to other team members.
  • Participates and contributes to teams involved in the design, development and deployment of digital solutions for clients
  • Ensures technology and business solutions represent business requirements Be very hands on in developing technical solutions supporting our digital transformation.


Basic:

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science or related field or equivalent experience required, including 5+ years in a life science organization
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Technical expertise and/or demonstrated breadth of knowledge with the concepts and methodologies centered around data collected directly from clinical trial participants.
  • An understanding of the technology landscape supporting digital health, wearables and sensors (IoT)
  • Deep knowledge of clinical development processes and business strategy, including, but not limited to GxP, PII and working in a highly regulated environment.
  • Demonstrates ability to motivate and lead technical teams working on-shore and off-shore
  • Demonstrates ability to quickly learn new tools based on conceptual understanding of technology and translates tools to business
  • Demonstrates ability to build data models supporting complex transformation needs across functional areas .