Solutions Architect

Job type: Full-Time
Accepting BioReady™: Yes
Category: Information Technology
Education: Bachelor
Employer: Sanofi
Location: Toronto, ON
Posted: September 22, 2022
Closes: October 22, 2022

Job description:

Reference: R2635290

About Sanofi:

We are an innovative global healthcare company, driven by one purpose: we chase the miracles of science to improve people’s lives. Our team, across some 100 countries, is dedicated to transforming the practice of medicine by working to turn the impossible into the possible. We provide potentially life-changing treatment options and life-saving vaccine protection to millions of people globally, while putting sustainability and social responsibility at the center of our ambitions.

Our vision for digital, data analytics and AI

Sanofi has recently embarked into a vast and ambitious digital transformation program. A cornerstone of this roadmap is the acceleration of its data transformation and of the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) solutions. This has enabled us, to accelerate R&D, improve manufacturing and commercial performance, and bring novel drugs and vaccines to patients faster, all in order to improve health and save lives.

The Digital Team at Sanofi is a unique data-driven team. We pride ourselves on being data obsessed and highly focused on using state of the art processes along with global technologies to drive impact to our solutions. We measure our insights and products based on how they preform across the globe and hold ourselves to the highest regard as our solutions can impact millions of lives. When tackling a problem, we do not just ask how we will create a solution, but how we will create a solution that reaches across the world with the best possible societal outcome.

If you are passionate about improving the health and wellness of people across the globe using Data as your means, then you should look no farther than the Digital Team here at Sanofi.Join us on our journey in enabling Sanofi’s Digital Transformation through becoming an AI first organization. This means:

AI Factory – Versatile Teams Operating in Cross Functional Pods: Utilizing digital and data resources to develop AI products, bringing data management, AI and product development skills to products, programs and projects to create an agile, fulfilling and meaningful work environment.

Leading Edge Tech Stack: Experience build products that will be deployed globally on a leading-edge tech stack.

World Class Mentorship and Training: Working with renowned, published leaders and academics in machine learning to further develop your skillsets

There are multiple vacancies across our Digital profiles and NA region. Further assessments will be completed to determine specific function and level of hired candidates.

Location:  The Sanofi Digital Data Team uses a hybrid working model combining remote and office-based work. The Canada Digital Data Hub offices will be located in the greater downtown area of Toronto.

Job Highlights:

• The Solution Architect designs end-to-end solutions to meet business needs, within the agreed requirements, and are pragmatic and supportive of the strategic architecture direction

• Guarantees and promotes the right usage of standards for Processes, Applications and Infrastructure environments

• Leverages the existing Portfolio of digital products, catalog of services and promotes the usage of existing building blocks

• Designs and produces design documents and solution roadmaps showing the states of transition

• Verifies the consideration of non-functional requirements as part of the product backlog

• Orchestrates the delivery of interconnected technology components through the solution lifecycle

• Contributes to the prioritization of technology enablers in solution roadmaps

• Works in close collaboration with Business, Technology and Product stakeholders to contextualize the architecture design

• Remains up to date on company’s standards, industry practices and emerging standards

• Contributes to standards of life cycle maintenance

Key Functional Requirements & Qualifications:

• Experience working in agile pods, supporting and working with cross-functional teams

• You are curious, have excellent analytical capabilities, and have the drive to find solutions and strong problem-solving skills

• Demonstrated ability to adapt to new technologies and learn quickly

• Desire to work in a fast-paced, constantly evolving environment; ability to manage multiple priorities

• Drives proof of concept implementations

• Facilitates design and review sessions to define broad solutions with the big picture in mind

• Ability to assess new technologies and compile architecture decision records (ADRs)

• Excellent communication skills in English, both verbal and in writing

Key Technical Requirements & Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Software Engineering or similar field

• Experience with cloud-based services (AWS, Azure)

• Experience in agile development processes and DevOps methodology / principals

• Experience in GIT-based source code management (GitHub) and Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery (CI/CD) practices (GitHub Actions)

• Experience in specifying Infrastructure as a code (Terraform)

• Experience in Linux based operating systems

• Experience in Python, Shell scripting

• Experience in data storage technologies (Object, structured, and unstructured)

• Experience with distributed systems (Spark, Hadoop)

• Experience in automating deployment, scaling, and management of containerized applications

• Knowledge of SQL and relational databases (AWS RDS)

• Solid understanding of networking concepts

• Experience in Integration Services (Informatica Cloud, Airflow) is a plus

• Experience in cloud-based machine learning platforms (Databricks, AWS Sagemaker) is a plus

• Experience in Data warehousing solutions (Snowflake, AWS Redshift) is a plus

• Experience in working within compliance (e.g.: quality, regulatory – data privacy, GxP, SOX) and cybersecurity requirements is a plus

• Relevant cloud certifications are a plus

• For more senior roles, mentoring and/or technology evangelism/advocacy experience is a plus

Sanofi is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion.Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified applicants.  Accommodations for persons with disabilities required during the recruitment process are available upon request.

Thank you in advance for your interest.

Sanofi, Empowering Life

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