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Database Architect - Raleigh, NC

Employer
Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Location
Raleigh, NC
Start date
Nov 27, 2023

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Database Architect - Raleigh, NC
United States - North Carolina - Raleigh

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead’s therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company’s five core values. That’s because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:

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At Gilead we believe every employee deserves a great leader. As a people leader now or in the future, we expect that you will model and create an environment of inclusion, be intentionally focused on the hiring, development, growth and retention of talent, and empower teams to align and achieve goals.
Job Description



Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide. Headquartered in Foster City, California, Gilead has operations in North, South and Central America, Europe, Africa, Asia and Australia. Gilead makes it a priority to increase access to its medicines for people who can benefit from them, regardless of where they live or their economic status.

The Database Architect will support enterprise databases across all business functionalities to deliver on Gilead's dedication to bringing life-saving therapies to people in need. We are looking for an enthusiastic, experienced, and highly skilled database architect to join the team. You will work closely with the key stakeholders to deliver on innovation, strategy, and long-term vision to bring Gilead's database service to the next level. You will focus on working on a cloud base infrastructure and related database technologies. If you love to take a lead in database architecture and innovate, join our team and directly impact how we operate as a company.

Responsibilities:
  • Provide database knowledge leadership to Gilead IT and business functionalities.
  • Lead Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server and PostgreSQL platforms and technology in cloud and security related initiatives
  • Responsible for defining and documenting database technical standards, best practices, policies, and procedures for both on-prem and cloud infrastructures
  • Provide database technology roadmap by exploring new database platforms especially those offered by cloud native services
  • Champion the needs of business teams and stakeholders throughout the whole life cycle of their applications, ensuring database best practices and technologies are incorporated to provide optimal reliability, performance, and efficiency
  • Consider enterprise direction, goals and strategy, and emerging database technologies, industry trends, and economic viability to influence business strategy and vision
  • Fully leverage database technologies and services available by our cloud provider to maximize their benefits for Gilead systems
  • Work on or drive multiple projects as the subject matter expert
  • Mentor other team members on best practices, new technologies and innovation
  • Fully leverage database technologies and services available by our cloud provider to maximize their benefits for Gilead systems
  • Fully understand and are capable of implement cloud native business continuity solutions
  • Fully meet compliance requirements including GxP training, change management, system maintenance, and documentation review


Basic Qualifications:
  • Typical candidates will possess 6+ years of relevant experience and BA/BS Degree or equivalent OR 4+ years of relevant experience, with an advanced degree or equivalent
  • 10+ years of hands on experience in Oracle, Microsoft SQL Server or PostgreSQL database including 3+ years as database architect
  • 3+ years managing databases in cloud environment, preferably on AWS
  • Excellent verbal communication and presentation skills as well as extensive documentation experience
  • Ability to work well independently to successfully complete a task from beginning to the end with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting large database applications including performance analysis and tuning of high volume, OLTP or data warehouse systems
  • Demonstrated experience in database architecture design with consideration of platform, performance, security, scalability, and supportability
  • Expert in SQL, Oracle and Microsoft SQL Server utilities
  • Proficient with scripting languages including Shell, PowerShell, and PL/SQL.
  • Proficient with both Linux and Windows operating systems
  • Ability to management and mentor junior DBAs and/or MSP team
  • Outstanding communication, organizational, and relationship-building skills, and can collaborate at all levels


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience of supporting databases in biotech/pharmaceutical industry
  • AWS cloud certification
  • Certified with Oracle and/or Microsoft SQL Server
  • Hands on experience of open-source database technologies
  • Experience with Agile Dev Ops and cloud automation tools


Gilead Core Values:
  • Integrity (Doing What's Right)
  • Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity)
  • Teamwork (Working Together)
  • Excellence (Being Your Best)
  • Accountability (Taking Personal Responsibility)

    The salary range for this position is: $146,200.00 - $189,200.00. Gilead considers a variety of factors when determining base compensation, including experience, qualifications, and geographic location. These considerations mean actual compensation will vary. This position may also be eligible for a discretionary annual bonus, discretionary stock-based long-term incentives (eligibility may vary based on role), paid time off, and a benefits package. Benefits include company-sponsored medical, dental, vision, and life insurance plans*.

    For additional benefits information, visit:

    https://www.gilead.com/careers/compensation-benefits-and-wellbeing

    * Eligible employees may participate in benefit plans, subject to the terms and conditions of the applicable plans.

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    As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact careers@gilead.com for assistance.

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    Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.

    Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.

    For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:


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    Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops, and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide. Headquartered in Foster City, California, Gilead has operations in North America, Europe and Australia.
     

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    Foster City
    California
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