2021 is an exciting year for Novartis as we accelerate our growth in the digital space.
As an Associate Director of Business Solutions Architecture, you will be responsible to lead and design strategies related to the development of digital and commercial specific application solutions architecture for the next generation customer engagement platform. This leader will create deliverables for the NGE platform solutions including shared application services, shared infrastructure services, and information components to better match targeted business outcome objectives and customer engagement. This role contributes to the Next Generation Engagement Roadmap by providing thought leadership and digital strategy for the company as well as by collaborating with IT leaders to identify strategic and innovative uses of technology, leveraging enterprise platforms and cloud solutions to drive business growth and profitability.
This role leads a team of solution architects and possesses domain experience in commercial and digital technologies to develop cross functional solutions and propose solution alternatives within the context of the business drivers. The Business Solutions Architecture Lead is aligned to the Commercial Acceleration (CA) team reporting to the Sr. Director of NGE strategy and solutions
Your responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:
Leads the development and implementation on NGE architecture, partnering with business stakeholders, IT Business Partners and Capability Delivery colleagues to define, plan for, prioritize, deliver & support strategic digital capabilities and ensure maximum value is achieved.
Ensures solutions satisfy business needs, are appropriately aligned with organization's objectives and Enterprise Architecture and industry standards, and are engineered to be reliable, cost effective, scalable, and sustainable throughout the expected lifecycle.
In partnership with Primary NGE strategy and solutions, manages the delivery of internal and external technical teams including solution architecture definition, technical design, development, testing, integration, and deployment.
Build/ review of data modelling and data orchestration workflows across systems
Authors and/or reviews technical documentation including solution architecture, technical design, detailed design, and IQ/OQ documents.
Leads the identification and evaluation of new technologies, delivery methods (e.g., SaaS/PaaS/IaaS), and application development methodologies and supporting toolsets.
Serve as a hands-on technical solution architect for commercial and digital application projects and enhancements within the commercial acceleration team.
Drive the definition of data elements and needs in support of commercial sales operations, and/or marketing operations
Provide guidance, options and alternatives for solutioning on relevant CRM, Mar-tech, analytical tools/technologies/applications to address business challenges/demand in collaboration with Enterprise Architects
Work with external vendors and developers assigned as project resources and solution providers to evaluate technologies and recommend scalable solutions.
Ensure service design compliance with enterprise information architecture, which will then be used to achieve consistency of information assets across the application portfolio.