Solution Architect, Law Systems

Location
Tarrytown, NY
Posted
Oct 12, 2019
Ref
17929BR
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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:
The role of Solution Architect, Law Systems is to broadly manage the overall strategy and day-to-day delivery of the Law Department's solution technical and data architecture functions across a set of business areas. This includes coordinating the efforts of the data, information and technical resources and functional stakeholders across multiple projects and participating in project discussions and activities to ensure quality, accuracy, and consistency of solution data and technical architecture deliverables and solutions strategy.

This role will also have some day-to-day support responsibilities for some time until the operations team has been staffed.

Responsibilities:
  • • Design solutions and participate in implementation; Vet and confirm solution design and delivery are complying to Regeneron standards.
  • • Participate in pre-implementation activities with solution delivery partners and business stakeholders to drive optimal design and identify risks and potential drivers of effort and change to Regeneron's application and integration landscape.
  • • Comprehend business strategies and requirements and develop necessary designs and plans to ensure projects and solutions satisfy those needs
  • • Act as a contributing member of project teams from project inception to completion
  • • Continuously monitor the scope and status of projects to ensure solution delivery is on target
  • • Actively listen to end-user/business problems and implement that information when creating solution plans
  • • Maintain domain-area documentation to ensure there is an ongoing, current source of truth for Regeneron's application, integration, and architecture environment
  • • Provide advice and make decisions about which technologies would be suitable to use for various projects
  • • Collaborate with project managers and other staff members to ensure solution complies with technology, security, and integration standards; Assess and evaluate risk as required
  • • Maintain understanding of how individual work and decisions fit into the broader organizational picture
  • • Keep skills updated and remain proactively aware of happenings and current events in the industry
  • • Should have solid foundational understanding of technical applications from an architecture, security, and integrations standpoint
  • • Should maintain current knowledge of integrations inventory, ecosystem and toolset and provide guidance and direction enabling adherence to leading practices
  • • Mentor, educate, and train colleagues as requested, including permanent
  • • Responsible and able to capture, document and communicate the downstream/upstream and ecosystem impacts of changes being proposed.
  • • Maintain current application and enterprise architecture documentation as implementations and integrations change, grow, and proliferate.
  • • Deliver Solution Design and Engineering Review (SDER) materials for solutions per for Regeneron's process

Requirements:
Competencies/Generic Skills:

• Strong relationship-building, strategic partnering, interpersonal, communication, and active listening skills

• Strong business acumen in Legal, Contracting, and Procure to Pay processes and functions strongly preferred

• Proficient problem-solving skills

• Good scope management, portfolio and project management skills

• Strong solutions and/or enterprise architecture background

• Politically savvy and strong "soft" skills

• Ability to influence and manage cross-functional team in a matrix organization

• Ability to manage shifting priorities, demands, and timelines

Specific Skills:

• Strong ERP background, particularly in procure to pay process areas and with legal/contract systems.

• Strong background in architecting solutions in a hybrid (cloud and on-prem) environment required

• Experience in Biotech Industry is strongly preferred

• Strong skills in Visio and/or other documentation tools

• Knowledgeable of regulationory requirements related to public life sciences companies (21 CFR Part 11, SOX, HIPAA, etc) is preferred

• Experience in managing stakeholder expectation

• Good communication skills and strong presentation skills

• Ability to engage with business leaders, recognize areas for internal improvement and develop plans for implementation

• Prior experience with PPM (Project & Portfolio Mgmt.) software desired

• Knowledge of PLC (Program & Project Lifecycles Management), SDLC

• Knowledge and past experience with Oracle Procurement is a plus

• Software Development Life Cycle), ITIL processes is essential

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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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