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PDT DDT Solutions Architect

Bannockburn, Illinois
Start date
Nov 27, 2023

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Job Description

About the role:

Plasma-derived therapies are critical, life-saving medicines, which patients with rare and complex diseases around the world rely on every day. Global demand for these therapies, particularly immunoglobulins, has increased dramatically over the last 15 years, and continues to grow. Takeda is established as second largest provider of plasma-derived therapies (PDT) globally. Leveraging on 75+ year pioneering legacy, Takeda believes there is tremendous potential to do more to meet expectations of patients and health care providers with plasma-derived therapies for patients with immunologic, hematologic, autoimmune and other complex diseases.

PDT’s mission is to transform the lives of patients through innovation and sustainability from plasma donation to delivery of holistic plasma-derived therapeutic solutions. Data Digital & Technology (DDT) is a trusted PDT partner, transforming donor experience and patient lives through innovation and excellence. As a Solutions Architect, you will provide architecture leadership, design, and implementation oversight for solutions that ensure PDTs strategic initiatives driving growth and improved patient experience. You will be based in our Bannockburn, IL office and will report to the PDT DDT Design and Engineering Lead.

How you will contribute:

  • Develop enterprise-grade architectures that might include AWS cloud services, software programs, devices, network, database, integration middleware, and analytics infrastructure

  • Promote business transformation, process improvement, and productivity by catalyzing digital solutions empowering new levels of human-machine collaboration

  • Provide visionary technology recommendations in data, analytics, LLM, AI/ML platform and solutions with MLOps processes fast-tracking AI solutions at enterprise scale

  • Contribute to innovation strategies by exploring, investigating, recommending, bench-marking and implementing new data-centric technologies and solutions

  • Develop operational processes for data, real-time integration hub, and AI/ML infrastructure ensuring data security and compliance with regulations (e.g. GxPs)

  • Develop Activity Diagrams, Use Cases, Information Models, Data Flows, Sequence Diagrams to communicate technical specifications allowing the development team to build applications/products meeting both functional and non-functional requirements

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's or Master’s Degree in Computer Science, Data Science, Engineering or related field

  • At least 7 years of experience in solution architecture working on progressively complex projects

  • Experience in AI/ML technologies including developing production-grade solution

  • Experience establishing design principles, architecture standards with Takeda global technology strategy

  • Understanding of modern data and digital technologies including Big Data and data lake, BI and Data Warehousing, Data Integration, API and Microservices, ETL, Data Streaming and Real-time Analytics, Machine Learning/AI, LLM/LangChain, NLP, chatbots, RPA, and IoT

  • Proficient in Python, SQL, or other scripting languages; Databricks, ETL(Informatica), and Version Control (GitHub)

  • Hands-on experience with cloud platforms, cloud-native services, and related technologies from AWS, Google Cloud Platform, Azure

What Takeda can offer you:

  • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision

  • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan

  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings

  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days

  • Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions

  • Family Planning Support

  • Flexible Ways of Working

  • Tuition reimbursement

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

This position is currently classified as "hybrid" in accordance with Takeda's Hybrid and Remote Work policy.

In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.


EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.


Bannockburn, IL

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Takeda is a global, values-based, R&D-driven biopharmaceutical leader headquartered in Japan, committed to discover and deliver life-transforming treatments, guided by our commitment to patients, our people and the planet. Takeda focuses its R&D efforts on four therapeutic areas: Oncology, Rare Genetics and Hematology, Neuroscience, and Gastroenterology (GI). We also make targeted R&D investments in Plasma-Derived Therapies and Vaccines. We are focusing on developing highly innovative medicines that contribute to making a difference in people’s lives by advancing the frontier of new treatment options and leveraging our enhanced collaborative R&D engine and capabilities to create a robust, modality-diverse pipeline. Our employees are committed to improving quality of life for patients and to working with our partners in health care in approximately 80 countries and regions.

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