Rug 06, 2023
Czech Republic

Job Description

1886! We have more than 130 years of experience treating patients. Sandoz, a division of Novartis, is a global leader in generics and biosimilars, and strives to play a leading role in improving access to medicines worldwide.

The Global Solution Architect will create the overall technical vision for a specific solution to a business problem by designing, describing, and managing the solution.

Your responsibilities:
• Understand and translate enterprise needs into implementable technology solutions to enable long-term success
• Develop alternative architecture approaches all adequately responding to a given problem and select the most appropriate architecture alternative (together with Enterprise Architect).
• Elaborate the solution architecture for a specific solution based on architecture-significant requirements and company-wide architecture standards, providing solution architecture guidance to support the conceptual and detailed design within projects.
• Leverage architecture standards, architecture patterns, reference architectures, and other referential means to elaborate the most adequate solution architecture meeting functional and non-functional requirements.
• Elaborate and describe the solution architecture holistically, considering all relevant viewpoints (e.g. functional Architecture, Data Architecture, Technical Architecture, Security Architecture, Performance Architecture, etc.) and communicate and explain selected aspects of the solution architecture to appropriate stakeholder groups.
• Validate solution architectures regarding their adequacy and adherence to architecture standards throughout the solution lifecycle, while ensuring they are captured appropriately in the enterprise tools/repository (e.g. ADONIS, ADOIT, ERWIN).
• Take accountability to ensure adherence with Security and Compliance policies and procedures within solution architecture Enterprise scope.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

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

Minimum Requirements

What you will bring to the role:

• Bachelor of Science degree in information technology, software engineering, computer science or related field; fluent English, written and spoken.
• 5+ years of experience in IT, including designing IT solutions to business problems.
• Experienced in guiding and developing teams across wide geographies, in collaborating with business and technical stakeholders to align a strategic IT service portfolio with business needs.
• Experience in change management through process engineering and/or participating in large-scale IT change / transformation programs.
• Excellent written, oral communication and presentation skills to present features and solution recommendations to senior stakeholders.
• Knowledge in architecting asynchronous, message-based architecture, as well as with microservice-based architectures and associated patterns and in product delivery and architecture, including as an Architect of enterprise solutions.
• Experience with hybrid cloud environments is a plus.
• Certification in and/or experience with Agile/DevOps methodologies is a plus


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: https://www.novartis.cz/

Why Sandoz?
500 million patients were touched by Sandoz generic and biosimilar medicines in 2021 and while we’re proud of this, we know there is more we could do to continue to help pioneer access to medicines for people around the world.
How will we do this? 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 Sandoz!

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.
Novartis are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons

Join our Novartis Network: If this role is not suitable to your experience or career goals but you wish to stay connected to learn more about Novartis and our career opportunities, join the Novartis Network here: https://talentnetwork.novartis.com/network
Czech Republic
Technology Transformation
Full Time
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Global Senior Solution Architect / Domain Architect

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