Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in
the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a
diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and
animal health products. The difference between potential and
achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and
inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its
125-year legacy. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity,
forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new
milestones in global healthcare.
Merck’s Information Technology organization partners with
colleagues across the business to help serve our patients and
customers around the world. Ours is a high-energy team of dynamic,
innovative individuals dedicated to advancing Merck’s contribution
to global medical innovation by leveraging information and
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IT SOLUTION ARCHITECT, PHARMACOVIGILANCE
Rahway, NJ Job # INF004703
Under the leadership of the Global Development IT Platform
Architect, the Solution Architect , Pharmacovigilance will:
- Lead and design platform architecture that will enable
best-in-class IT capabilities supporting Merck’s Pharmacovigilance
- Map and drive IT solution implementations through global,
cross-functional teams composed of members from Merck Global
Regulatory, Safety and Medical Affairs business areas, strategic
vendor partners, and industry peers & stakeholders.
- Drive high-level design of strategic global solutions to enable
new opportunities through proof-of-concept efforts, industry
benchmarking and Life Sciences coalition groups.
- Be responsible for the delivery of architectural artifacts
including business process architecture diagrams, capability and
solution roadmaps, and contribute to shaping the future state of
the safety platform
- Understand and explore industry technologies that are
available, in-use, or coming soon. Maintain strong relationships
with key vendors, influence vendor’s strategic roadmaps and provide
transparency around platform roadmaps aligning with business
- Contribute to the enterprise architecture community in order to
facilitate knowledge sharing and build a common architecture
principles and guidelines.
- Partner with Merck’s Program Management Office (PMO) to align
all efforts and ideas to the approved portfolio.
- Learn and understand the specific product, integration and
architectural challenges that face the PV business area,
collaborate with Safety Delivery Leads to deliver high quality
solutions and leverage platforms to enable the PV business in
achieving their goals.
- Bachelor’s Degre
- Minimum 5 years of solution architecture, technical
architecture, analysis and solution delivery experience in the IT
- Proven success in driving and maintaining solution capability
and architectural roadmaps focused on Safety domain [Oracle ARGUS
suite of products] and enablement.
- Strong business architecture skills, safety domain knowledge,
process understanding, regulatory submissions exposure, system
architecture skills with analytical thinking for problem solving is
- Strong written and verbal communication skills including the
ability to communicate with both a business and a technical
audience, and a demonstrated ability to influence business process
discussions, decision making with business partners and
communicating effectively with a broad level of business and IT
partners including vendors as well as functional area
- Strong organization, influencing, and follow up skills are also
critical for this role.
- Knowledge and experience with Oracle ARGUS Safety, Empirica
Signalling, EMC InputAccel.
- Knowledge and experience with Application design, development,
testing and implementation in external hosting and cloud
Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new
breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting
on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful
contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we’re
inventing for life.
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