Senior Director, Enterprise Architecture

    • Philadelphia, PA

Site Name: USA - North Carolina - Research Triangle Park, USA - Pennsylvania - Philadelphia
Posted Date: Feb 26 2020
The Senior Director, Enterprise Architecture is a senior technology leader and strategist for the CoreTech organization at GSK. He/she will be an evangelist for the technology solutions and services offered by the CTO organization. The individual will build relationships with business Tech leaders, understand the challenges and needs of the business, and provide strategicguidance & oversight to the technical teams to meet the needs of the business effectively.

The responsibilities of this role include some of the following:

  • Setting the technology road-map and direction for the enterprise
  • Govern the adoption of the CoreTech technology standards and the investments to adopt the standards
  • Develop and establish a federated enterprisearchitecture framework to help govern solutions development and investments leveraging SMEs and technical resources within the technology areas
  • Act as the technology & solutions advisor for the CTO Leadership team
  • Bring in emerging technologies relevant to meet the business need and keep the enterprise current and competitive in the industry
  • Provide oversight and govern technology & services investments to bring most value for CoreTech and the enterprise

Why you?
Basic Qualifications:
We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:
  • 15+ years of managing and operating infrastructure services
  • 5-7 years of management & technology consulting experience
  • Proven experience of managing & delivering large scale transformative technology programs like software defined data centers, Enterprise data solutions
  • 5+ years of experience in a globalpharma and/or life sciences company
  • Good understanding of a breadth of technology areas, infrastructure, networking, data platforms, e-commerce platforms, Cloud solutions, open source technologies, database technologies, application development experience
  • Proven experience in developing and conducting large scale RFPs for services vendor selection and technology selection; Proven experience in vendor contract negotiations
  • Working experience knowledge of Agile methodologies, DevOps operating model, Architecture frameworks FEA, TOGAF.
  • Proven experience ofbusiness case development and ROI and TCO models
  • The candidate should have very good financial and accounting acumen.

Preferred Qualifications:
If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:
  • See Above

Technical details:
  • Infrastructure Coding language: Python, chef, puppet
  • DB platforms: Oracle, SQL and Postgres, MySQL, NoSQL
  • Azure cloud platform, Azure Infrastructure services, Azure Data and analytics services
  • Google Cloud solutions
  • Analytics: SAP BI Tableau, Qlik, SIMCA etc.
  • Data Warehouse & Big Data solutions: Teradata, SAP, Hadoop, Cloudera, MongoDB
  • ERP platforms: SAP, JDE
  • Manufacturing solutions: MES, Historian, LIMS, CMMS
  • Application development: ASP .NET, C++, ABAP, Java, SQL, web programming

Why GSK?
Our values and expectations are at the heart of everything we do and form an important part of our culture.
These include Patient focus, Transparency, Respect, Integrity along with Courage, Accountability, Development, and Teamwork. As GSK focuses on our values and expectations and a culture of innovation, performance, and trust, the successful candidate will demonstrate the following capabilities:
  • Agile and distributed decision-making - using evidence and applying judgement to balance pace, rigour and risk
  • Managing individual and team performance.
  • Committed to delivering high quality results, overcoming challenges, focusing on what matters, execution.
  • Implementing change initiatives and leading change.
  • Sustaining energy and well-being, building resilience in teams.
  • Continuously looking for opportunities to learn, build skills and share learning both internally and externally.
  • Developing people and building a talent pipeline.
  • Translating strategy into action - a compelling narrative, motivating others, setting objectives and delegation.
  • Building strong relationships and collaboration, managing trusted stakeholder relationships internally and externally.
  • Budgeting and forecasting, commercial and financial acumen.

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