AbbVie

Architect, Business Systems

Employer
AbbVie
Location
United States
Posted
Jan 10, 2021
Ref
2009684
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
About AbbVie
AbbVie's mission is to discover and deliver innovative medicines that solve serious health issues today and address the medical challenges of tomorrow. We strive to have a remarkable impact on people's lives across several key therapeutic areas: immunology, oncology, neuroscience, eye care, virology, women's health and gastroenterology, in addition to products and services across its Allergan Aesthetics portfolio. For more information about AbbVie, please visit us at www.abbvie.com . Follow @abbvie on Twitter , Facebook , Instagram , YouTube and LinkedIn .

Act as the principal designer for major systems and their subsystems utilizing a thorough understanding of available technology, tools, and existing designs. Conceive, design, engineer, and implement data and software solutions that solve significant scientific or business problems. 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.

This architect role is focused technology advancements that implement Smart Maintenance solutions and data driven operational excellence on the manufacturing shopfloor.

Responsibilities:
  • Ensures business and technical stakeholders are working consistently across domains to support the area's vision and strategy.
  • Analyzes enterprise business context (trends and business strategy), as well as change requirements in other architecture viewpoints, to derive the integration architecture future state
  • Creates business models and roadmaps, and assess capability and process gaps between the current and future states.
  • Maintains knowledge on business and technology trends that impact the business environment.
  • Conceive, design, engineer, and implement software solutions by studying information needs; conferring with users; studying systems flow, data usage, and work processes; investigating problem areas; Demonstrate the ability to resolve key project hurdles and assumptions by effectively utilizing available information and technical expertise.
  • Provide comprehensive consultation to business unit and IT management and staff at the highest technical level on all phases of application programming and processes for diverse development platforms, computing environments (e.g. host based, distributed systems, client server, software, hardware, technologies and tools, mobility devices, etc.).
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the pharmaceutical business, and utilize this knowledge in the rapid advancement of agile, impactful, and cost-effective solutions
  • Highly autonomous and productive in performing activities, requiring only minimal direction from or interaction with supervisor.
  • Research and evaluate alternative solutions and recommend the most efficient and cost effective application programming solution. May code new or modified programs, reuse existing code and configurations through the use of program development software alternatives and/or integrates purchased solutions.
  • Matures and leverages 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.
  • Innovator: Champion of change and innovation inspiring creativity in others and building mindset of continuous improvement. Execute and support manufacturing digital transformation strategy
  • Has passion for technology and problem solving, brings positive attitude to work, and has a growth mindset of continuous learning

Qualifications

Bachelor's Degree

Seven years of experience in application program development. Work experience in the pharmaceutical industry preferred.

Experience in Enterprise Asset Management domain knowledge, stack of technology: Java/J2EE, WebSphere, integration (e.g. web services, REST, file), mobile, security, BI reporting

Requires in-depth knowledge of the systems development life cycle, client area's functions and systems, and systems application program development technological alternatives.

Proven implementation of creative technology solutions that advanced the business.

Excellent written and oral English communication skills. Experience with service oriented technology, event driven technology, strong background in Java or similar programming language, plus experience extending configurable systems

Significant Work Activities
Continuous sitting for prolonged periods (more than 2 consecutive hours in an 8 hour day)
Travel
No
Job Type
Experienced
Schedule
Full-time
Job Level Code
M
Equal Employment Opportunity
At AbbVie, we value bringing together individuals from diverse backgrounds to develop new and innovative solutions for patients. As an equal opportunity employer we do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex (including pregnancy), physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic.