Technical Architect - Cloud

Aug 25, 2021
Czech Republic

Job Description

Technical Architect - Cloud, Novartis, Prague, Czech Republic

110 000 is number of Novartis employees that you will influence by your architectural decisions. Novartis offers extraordinary work experience with a real opportunity to develop in a highly fast-paced technology-driven environment where collaboration and innovation are at the heart of who we are and what we do. In this role you will contribute to the overall standards and direction of architecture for AWS & Azure Public Cloud within the IT organization.

Your key responsibilities:
Your responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Cooperate with Business IT, Technology Infrastructure Services and other Technology Strategy & Architecture functions in developing and optimizing the Infrastructure Services inclusive of technology, cost and business strategy with primary focus on Cloud (AWS & Azure) services
• Establish architecture standards and solutions for Cloud services based on business needs
• Design and implement scalable, high-performance, high-availability public, private, and hybrid cloud environments utilizing automation and Cloud native tools
• Lead initiates from small to large complex Cloud Infrastructure and partially application architecture covering both IaaS and PaaS
• Strategic and technical direction, work with external parties to validate aspects of the design and approach while providing detailed input into the target design
• Collaborate with the project teams
• Support and deliver Proof of Concept (PoC) and Proof of Value (PoV) initiatives
• Take accountability to ensure adherence with Security and Compliance policies & procedures within Enterprise Architecture domains

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse team’s representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

What you’ll bring to the role:
• Bachelor degree in computer science or related technical discipline; MBA or advanced degree preferred and proficient English
• Proven knowledge and experience (5+ years) in architecting and implementing Cloud (IaaS, PaaS) services
• Proven knowledge and experience working with Cloud DevOps tools / Agile sprint teams (3+ years)
• Solid understanding and experience in solution architecture and build process including automation
• Proven experience in designing, implementing and deploying Cloud solutions at scale and experienced in collaboration in a matrix environment

Desirable requirements:
• Experience with architecting and implementing Hosting (DC Computing) services
• Experience with architecting and implementing SAP services

You’ll receive:
Monthly pension contribution matching your individual contribution up to 3% of your gross monthly base salary; Risk Life Insurance (full cost covered by Novartis); 5-week holiday per year; (1 week above the Labour Law requirement) ; 4 paid sick days within one calendar year in case of absence due to sickness without a medical sickness report; Cafeteria employee benefit program – choice of benefits from Edenred CZ in the amount of 12,500 CZK per year; Meal vouchers in amount of 90 CZK for each working day (full tax covered by company); Car Allowance; MultiSport Card. Find out more about Novartis Business Services:

Why consider Novartis?
769 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2020, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives.

We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working.

We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!

Imagine what you could do at Novartis!

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Czech Republic
Information Technology
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