Vifor Pharma a world leading Nephrology, Iron Deficiency and Cardio-Renal pharmaceutical company are experiencing rapid growth due to pipeline realization and optimization. In addition, the global information technology group is expanding to meet the needs of the business with new tools and technologies to bring lifesaving and life improving medicines to patients.
As such a position has arisen as a Technology Systems Solutions Architect to ensure architecture meets business requirements for growth, performance, flexibility, and scalability and that infrastructure services meet Vifor Pharma rules for CSV and information security. You will deliver solutions architecture in accordance to the Enterprise Architecture strategy, following the IT Strategy and Governance processes and ensure that roadmaps are maintained and made available to the organization.
Define & plan the functional IT Roadmap together in alignment with the IT Enterprise Technology Strategy
Ensure development of the architecture of the overall infrastructure
Interpret and convert technical, business and compliance requirements into adequate technology solutions for an allocated service, system, project, or work task and ensure current and future capabilities. Devise functional and conceptual designs.
Ensure the continuous improvement, automation, rationalization of the existing IT technology services and be involved in their management, investigate systems and models that might benefit the company.
Understand and support the global IT strategy. Provide inputs, business cases, to support investments.
Work closely with IT peers and groups on a multi-national/global level, support or manage project and operational activities when required.
Coordinate the interfaces between the requesters (internals and/or externals), the technology group, IT and/or the business
Provides inputs and participates actively to strategic initiatives.
Complies with Vifor quality procedures based on GxP standards, including active participation in hygiene and good documentary practices
Minimum 10 years of experience in industry with comparable tasks and with a proven technical background
Proven experience in architecture of large datacenter environment : server platform, storage, connectivity, network segmentation, production and automation networks, data loss prevention, IT business continuity, cloud and transition to cloud, Microsoft technologies, security
Fluent level in English (in oral and written communication), an advanced level in French or German would be a strong asset.
Master degree in Computer Science (or equivalent)
TOGAF and other certifications according to the role would be an advantage.
Previous experience in the pharmaceutical industry and understanding of GxP, computer system validation and other regulations would be of advantage
Le groupe Vifor Pharma est une entreprise pharmaceutique internationale spécialisée. Son ambition est de devenir le leader mondial dans les domaines de la carence en fer, de la néphrologie et des traitements cardio-rénaux. L’entreprise est le partenaire de choix pour les médicaments et les solutions innovantes axées sur le patient. Le groupe Vifor Pharma aspire à aider les patients du monde entier atteints de maladies graves et chroniques à mener une vie meilleure et plus saine. La société développe, fabrique et commercialise des produits pharmaceutiques offrant des soins de précision aux patients. Le groupe Vifor Pharma occupe une position de premier plan dans toutes ses activités clés. Il se compose des entreprises suivantes: Vifor Pharma; Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma (sa société commune avec Fresenius Medical Care); et OM Pharma.
Le groupe Vifor Pharma a son siège en Suisse et est coté à la Bourse suisse (SIX Swiss Exchange, VIFN, ISIN: CH0364749348).
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