Solution Architect

Sant Cugat del Vallès

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The Position

Reporting to Roche Diabetes Care's Head of Enterprise Architecture , the main goal is to build the world's leading digital ecosystems for diabetes management that enable the connection of the various stakeholders, including physicians, clinics, nurses, payers and patients.

The BU will be shaping the digitalization of Diabetes Care unit, offering to specific customer segments solutions and products to better manage diabetes. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who are ready to take on some of technology's greatest challenges and help improve the lives of millions of patients.


Job Purpose:

  • Participate in the definition of the architecture roadmap for an ecosystem of digital solutions
  • As an architect, you do more than just sketch a system. You work with Engineers, Product Managers, Sales and Medical teams to recommend the best solutions that scale, are reliable and evolve according to our vision. Solving the problem is half of the job; you also figure out the solution
  • As a Solutions architect, you serve as an expert for your partners and own the solution architecture for complex systems

Key Accountabilities:

  • System design: specify and design solutions across business areas or systems. Evaluate and undertake impacted analyses on major design options
  • Ensure that the system design balance functional, service quality, security and system management requirements
  • Data drives our decision-making, help build decision leadership
  • Design, maintain and manage architecture models, frameworks and artefacts
  • Contribute to solution scoping and effort sizing with cross-functional teams
  • Investigate operational requirements, problems and opportunities for cross functional initiatives
  • Relationship management
  • Stay informed on technology trends and product roadmaps to make informed recommendations
  • Manage operational relationship with third party suppliers and consultants

    Key skills and Experience:

    Minimum qualifications:

  • BS degree Computer Science or related field
  • 10+ years relevant experience
  • 5+ years relevant experience solution architecture
  • Proficient in software development lifecycle, code management and release management in Agile environments
  • Proficient in Linux environments and system administration
  • Independent judgment and decision-making ability
  • Good communication skills and excellent team collaboration
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency and drive

    Preferred qualifications:

  • MS in Computer Science or related field
  • 4+ years experience developing end-to-end web and mobile solutions
  • Experience in Java and experience in scripting languages (Python, Perl, AWK) and Excel
  • Experience in Amazon web services
  • Experience working with globally distributed teams and 3rd party relationships
  • Experience in Healthcare IT

Who We Are

A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.

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