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API Solution Architect

Company: Sanofi
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: January 13, 2022

Job Description:

  • The API Solution Architect should focus on the API Management platform using the market-based solutions with the missions explained below. They include API Management best practices, API Gateway, Automation and application virtualization related services, including DevOps methodology mindset as well as all current and future market-based technology-related services to support business applications and bring/suggesting new platforms and technologies:
  • API Solution experts have the primary responsibility of designing API Platform from scratch and contributing to set of services and associated technologies across the ITS Tech organization, as well as following the related application portfolio roadmap.
  • Participate in developing cross-functional ITS Tech strategy, and lead definition and implementation of high-performance application services and solutions such as architecture, processes, and best practices.
  • Accountable for the performance, quality, security, efficiency, compliance aligned with legal and regulatory constraints, and consistent delivery of their services.
  • Deep understanding of a microservices architecture with demonstrable experience in the design, build, and operations of microservices in a production environment
  • Applications frameworks such as Ruby, Phyton, JAVA, Asp.NET, etc
  • Work in wide collaboration with all ITS Tech teams involved.
  • Ensure that the technology strategy of the ITS Tech organization has been aligned with the short-term and long-term business strategies.
  • Act as a bridge with the other ITS Tech systems, standards, and architecture teams.
  • Track functionality and technology roadmaps of primary IT vendors and partners in their areas to build the ITS Tech service roadmap.
  • Provide inputs to departmental/organizational budgets/plans and/or financial forecasting.
  • Facilitate the transfer of know-how, experiences, and good practices within the ITS.
  • Support the customers success and dare to bring new innovative ideas.
  • Experience in Agile delivery and strong problem-solving skills.
  • Responsible for the technical solution and the technical delivery teams along with the Project Managers.
  • Maintain the customers relationship and be the focal point for technical and architectural matters.
  • Ability to deal with different levels within the organizations
  • Recognized as a subject matter expert in the area:
  • Work as a member in the steering committees for critical business applications, as well as upgrading and migration planning.
  • Consulted on application projects that may require complex architecture or driving changes onto the services.
  • Provide consulting to customers on business systems development, and guide others through complex projects and/or assignments.KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS (ESSENTIAL):
    • Team management
    • Network coordination
    • Management of external consultants
    • Technical knowledge
    • Good knowledge and experience around Infrastructure technologies (Solid knowledge in Cloud Azure, hosting platforms, API, )
    • Public and private clouds infrastructure and services i.e Azure, AWS, and GCP
    • Legacy hosting platforms (Datacenters, VMWare vSphere), LAN/WAN, and security
    • Operating systems (Linux and Windows),
    • Applications frameworks like Java, Ruby, or PHP
    • Containers and Kubernetes management
    • Some experience in application design and development
    • Agile methodology
    • DevOps framework concept
    • Agile Project Management with Scrum
    • Some knowledge in Designing Thinking
    • IS Architecture
    • Some knowledge of Application Software Architecture
    • Solid knowledge in Cloud and Application Hosting Architecture
    • Compliance mindset:
    • Sox, GxP, FDA
    • Security management
    • Innovation mindset
    • Communication
    • networking and communication skills
    • Fluent in English
    • Organization/planning
    • Develop a roadmap, strategy, and implementation plan
    • Develop associated budgets (solutions, training, knowledge transfer)FORMAL EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED:
      • Graduate in Computer Science or similar
      • 7 years of experience in architecture and design
      • Proven experience in application design and development
      • Proven experience in Web Services design, API, and delivery
      • Solid networking and leadership skillsAs a healthcare company and a vaccine manufacturer, Sanofi has an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. All US based roles require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of your job responsibilities.Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.
        At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for Jobble

Keywords: Sanofi, Cambridge , API Solution Architect, Other , Cambridge, Massachusetts

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