Data Solutions Infrastructure Manager

Sep 01, 2021

Job Description

+800 associates make up the CONEXTS Insights & Analytics team across our global service centers (NGSCs), they are on a data and digital transformation journey, leveraging analytics to generate actionable insights for Novartis medicines, catering to 20+ brands and 50+ disease areas, and impacting more than 500 million patients worldwide. The team is poised to enable easier, faster and reliable decisions for Novartis divisions across the globe.

Your key responsibilities:

• Bring deep domain understanding in Pharma / Health Care industry.
• Provide technical leadership in data management to the team and be able to roll up sleeves to perform hands on technical work as needed.
• Define and craft specific data/ analytics use cases by working closely with stakeholders in Novartis business domains, building a partnership of trust.
• Manage quality and consistency of CTS CONEXTS data services delivery to all stakeholders.
• Ensure compliance with GMP and regulatory requirements and continuous improvement of quality relevant processes within area of responsibility.
• Provide leadership and decision-making support by establishing appropriate project governance and communications, while managing risks, issues and change management.
• Ensure projects align with best practice and internal process framework and continually strive for improvement and captures lessons learnt throughout the project to benefit other projects and programs in the future.
• Ensure project operational metrics are rightly captured, review and report the same to the organization leaders.

Minimum Requirements

• Bachelors in Computer Sciences/ IT / any other engineering or quantitative sciences.
• English with outstanding communication skills (oral and written).
• 5+ years’ experience in a Global company as a Data Steward / Data Engineer / Data Engineering manager / Delivery Lead.
• Experience in Master Data Management, Data quality & Data Governance is a must. Experience working in large data management / data transformational projects with very good expertise in Data Warehousing, Business Intelligence and Data Analytics.
• Strong understanding of data modeling (conceptual, logical, and physical) using different data modeling methodologies.
• Hand on experience in working with ETL / ELT process & Tools and programming or scripting skills (Python) for data preparation and analysis. Deep understanding of Big Data technologies, Cloud understanding (AWS / AZURE / GCP) with good understanding of NoSQL databases, MPP Databases (SNOWFLAKE / Azure Synapse etc.).
• Excellent communication and presentation skills with consulting and senior stakeholder engagement experience.

Desirable Requirements:

• Master’s degree
• Experience in Scrum Methodology
• Development experience using Databricks / Pyspark

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 here at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:

Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

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