Principal Systems Development Architect - Remote US


Wilmington, NC 28407

Posted 1 month ago

Job Description

*Full-time regular with benefits, homebased U.S*

*_Summarized Purpose:_*

Serves as consultant to top management in long-range company planning concerning new or projected areas of technological research and advancements. Independently leads the planning, research, design, analysis and testing phases of technical projects. Collaborates with top technical and business leaders to ensure business continuity and unified technical direction.Analyzes emerging technologies to create strategy and business alignment of key technology services within the organization. This position falls under our client technology solutions team in the Clinical Research Group and will provide architecture design expertise to analytical services for our laboratories.

*_Essential Functions:_*

* Applies expert knowledge to special projects, troubleshoots escalated issues, and makes recommendations for improvements.

* Develops strategic roadmaps around core technologies.

* Models cost comparison and ROI on technology recommendations for leadership.

* Creates process efficiencies across the business and the department.

* Executes workloads independently or as a collaborative cross functional effort.

* Oversees engineering of innovative technology solutions utilizing emerging technologies.

* Produces dashboards and reporting to measure appropriate metrics and provide transparency to leadership.

* Serves as technical lead on complex IT projects and initiatives.

_*Education and Experience:*_

* Bachelor's degree or equivalent and relevant formal academic / vocational qualification

* Previous experience that provides the knowledge, skills, and abilities to perform the job (comparable to 15 years).

_*Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:*_

* Analyze emerging technologies to create strategy and business alignment of key technology services within the organization.

* Prepare and deliver professional executive presentations to include technical analysis, cost models, and roadmaps for enterprise technologies

* Translate business requirements into technical requirements, generating architecture and data flow diagrams

* Experience with cloud-native platforms and technologies (AWS, Azure)

* Experience in identifying and documenting interdependencies between processes, technologies, applications, and data

* Proficiency in modern scripting languages and REST-based web services a plus

* Advanced project management and communication skills with ability to act as a senior project manager

* Demonstrated presentation and public speaking skills

* In-depth knowledge of emerging technologies

* Proven ability to engineer new, innovative solutions based on business initiatives and requirements

* Proven ability to act as a technical lead and resource to all levels of engineers

* Client focused approach with strong interpersonal skills

* Ability to work with ambiguity and complex situations

* Proven ability to serve as a consultant to top management in long-range company planning concerning new or projected areas of systems development, technological research and advancements

*Management Role: *

No management responsibility

*Working Environment: *

PPD, part of Thermo Fisher Scientific values the health and wellbeing of our employees. We support and encourage individuals to create a healthy and balanced environment where they can thrive. Below is listed the working environment/requirements for this role:

* Able to communicate, receive, and understand information and ideas with diverse groups of people in a comprehensible and reasonable manner.

* Able to work upright and stationary for typical working hours.

* Ability to use and learn standard office equipment and technology with proficiency.

* Able to perform successfully under pressure while prioritizing and handling multiple projects or activities.

* May require some limited travel. Recruiter to provide more details.



**Job:** **Information Technology*

**Organization:** **IT BU*

**Title:** *Principal Systems Development Architect - Remote US*

**Location:** *NC-Morrisville-Morrisville NC 3900 Paramount*

**Requisition ID:** *215529*

**Other Locations:** *US-NC-Wilmington-Wilmington NC HQ, US-Wisconsin, US-Virginia*

PPD is an affirmative action employer that values diversity as a strength fosters and environment of mutual respect. PPD provides equal employment opportunities without regard to age, race, color, pregnancy, national origin, religion, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status or other status within any other protected group

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