1+ months

Solution Architect Track & Trace

Roma, Lazio 00185

Abbott serves people in more than 160 countries and employs approximately 130,000 people.
Dedicated to making the world a healthier place, our pharmaceuticals business (Established Pharmaceuticals Division) brings trusted brands to broader populations in developing countries around the world. We offer a growing portfolio of high-quality, trusted medicines in gastroenterology, women’s health, cardiovascular, pain management/central nervous system disorders, respiratory, influenza vaccine and more. Helping people get and stay healthy with quality medicines you can trust.


Primary Job Function: 
•    Architect integrated end-to-end solutions for Track & Trace (serialization) systems to address the business and regulatory serialization requirements.
•    Collaborated with all involved functions to ensure integrity of data and processes.
•    Ensure re-usability & scalability of Track & Trace solutions to optimize implementation cycles and costs in subsequent Track & Trace deployments.
•    Continuous review and improvement of existing Track & Trace solutions – optimize and standardize
•    Provides wider vision of the pertinent processes and technology - responsible for the overall direction for the EPD Track & Trace IT infrastructure.
•    Managing the Track & Trace systems and interfaces solution portfolio and owns the Track & Trace system lifecycle roadmap from an IT perspective. (e.g., plan system renewals).
•    Orchestrate IT hardware and Operating systems renewals with corporate IT infrastructure teams.
•    Work closely with Project Manager Track & Trace to gather, analyze, understand and translate the business processes and demand in re-useable Track & Trace solutions (standard building blocks) covering technology and support aspects. (Technology in the broadest sense covering e.g., new infrastructure hardware, capacity management, disaster recovery and security).
•    Overseeing the Track & Trace system landscape and understanding data flows, systems and interface dependencies.
•    Drive standardization – level with the different business teams on local, regional and global level and drive new demands to standardized Track & Trace system solutions (building blocks).
•    Expert in defining solutions and system architecture which includes,

  • Detailed understanding of Track & Trace (serialization) principles (in pharma domain).
  • Wide knowledge of IT ecosystems/concepts covering applications, cloud, hosting platforms and system interfacing.
  • Have a good understanding of segregation of networks and ISA 95 model.
  • Have a good understanding of the differences between IT Information Technology (IT) and Operations Technology (OT or automation) and how to connect systems from both domains.
  • Have a good conceptual understanding of data management principles (e.g., data flows, data ingestion, data cleansing, data harmonization).

•    Ability to understand and document business requirements, develop business / technology solutions leveraging common practices, standard capabilities (building blocks) and challenge requirements not aligned with agreed templates and native capabilities.
•    Able to negotiate and influence business choices to align with technology standards.
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English and strong interdisciplinary, intercultural and networking skills.
•    IT Compliance - understand the Software Life Cycle policies and apply to deliver / drive the delivery of related documentation as part of deployment projects.
•    Pragmatic, flexible and results driven without giving in on compliance/quality.
•    Endurance -persistent in getting the job done – able to work in a continuous changing environment.
•    Proactive and self managing attitude.

Education Requirements:
•    Masters or bachelor’s degree in Computer Science (preferred), or related business field relevant for function.
•    Infrastructure Architecture (e.g., TOGAF, DYA)
•    Preferred – Microsoft SQL Anyware experience/knowledge
•    Preferred – XML experience/knowledge
•    Preferred – ISA 95 certified
•    Preferred – Project Management certified (e.g., Prince2, PMI)
•    Preferred – Software validation / Life Cycle management (e.g., GAMP 5)
•    Preferred – IT Service Management certified (e.g., ITIL)
•    Preferred – experience / knowledge of ERP systems and interfaces
•    Preferred – Experience with setting up connections to/interfacing with engineering systems

Experience Required:
•    Minimum 3-5 years of experience in a large or midsized multinational organization.
•    1-2 years of experience in solution architect role
•    Proven track record in IT technical roles proving the wide experience in IT system and infrastructure domain.
•    Preferred: experience with setting up system interfaces
•    Preferred: proven track record in track & trace (in Pharma)
•    Experience with Data Management – high level knowledge – Preferred: data gathering / data harmonization / data models / reporting
•    IT compliance & governance experience.

Travel: 25%

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Additional Location: Spain : Remote
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Medical Surveillance: Not Applicable
Significant Work Activities: Keyboard use (greater or equal to 50% of the workday)


Posted: 2022-06-15 Expires: 2022-08-14

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