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Director, Digital Solutions Architecture

Company: Thermo Fisher Scientific
Location: Providence
Posted on: March 19, 2023

Job Description:

Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. is the world leader in serving science, with annual revenue exceeding $44 billion. Our Mission is to enable our customers to make the world healthier, cleaner and safer. Whether our customers are accelerating life sciences research, solving complex analytical challenges, improving patient diagnostics and therapies or increasing efficiency in their laboratories, we are here to support them. Our team of more than 100,000 colleagues delivers an unrivaled combination of innovative technologies, purchasing convenience and pharmaceutical services through our industry-leading brands, including Thermo Scientific, Applied Biosystems, Invitrogen, Fisher Scientific, Unity Lab Services and Patheon. For more information, please visit**POSITION SUMMARY:**Are you a passionate technologist who enjoys solving sophisticated architectural and technical challenges while driving digital solutions? Are you eager to grow in an exciting environment as part of a dynamic and very successful global Life Sciences company?Fisher Scientific is looking for a hands-on Director of Digital Solutions Architecture! This key leader in our organization will lead Solution Architecture as we transform our legacy technology platforms and embrace innovative digital solutions.This is an excellent opportunity to join a community of strategic technical leaders spanning ThermoFisher Scientific Information Technology. You will help us navigate a rapidly developing technology landscape and modernize our core technology platform.The role requires a background in architecture and software development, building relationships, improving customer experience and partnering with stakeholders resulting in progressive technology solutions.Good communication skills are key to engage in open discussions with partners from both IT and the business, to identify issues, and communicate appropriate solutions.**Key Responsibilities:**+ Leads the architecture and design of technical solutions. Is responsible for the design and architecture of Digital Solution platforms+ Leads technical analysis activities, such as requirements gathering and product gap analysis+ Delivers thorough, detailed design specifications+ Ensures that proposed architectures and designs follow industry standard methodologies and are efficient+ Proposes the optimal IT/Infrastructure components appropriate to the solution+ Leads other SMEs and Solution Architects to ensure design contributions meet system architecture functional and non-functional requirements+ Analyses and designs application interfaces+ Drives excellence in execution through continuous improvement+ Clearly communicates design concepts to the customer and key project team members+ Helps to capitalize and disseminate knowledge across the solution architecture team+ Continuously builds technical expertise in the field of their domain+ Ensures traceability of requirements with solutions proposed**Qualifications:**+ Bachelor's in Computer Science or equivalent experience+ 8+ years experience in designing and developing small, medium and large scale, data driven software solutions+ 3+ years experience in administrating, designing, and supporting software solution architecture+ Strong experience with Agile / Scrum software development+ Experience designing and implementing 24X7 critically important software applications+ Demonstrable understanding of enterprise architecture patterns, especially on meeting performance, scalability, and security.+ Solid understanding crafting scalable and highly distributed solutions, as well as cloud and containerization technologies such as Kubernetes.+ Prior work experience with digital solution concepts such as cybersecurity, virtualization, containerization, connectivity protocols, microservice architecture, Service Oriented Architecture, application design, data analytics, machine learning, and artificial intelligence.+ Knowledge & experience in microservices architecture and web services+ Hands-on programming experience in software development. Exposure to iterative product development and program management techniques including Agile, Scrum, and use of a CI/CD development pipeline+ Experience with software development and collaboration tools such as JIRA and Confluence+ Private data center Infrastructure knowledge (network, storage, compute)+ Cyber Security knowledge (including principles, 3rd party products, security standards, typical requirements)**Preferred Qualifications:**+ AWS Certification such as "AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional" a plus+ Thorough understanding of source control management tools (Git, SVN, etc.) to facilitate deployment standardizationAccessibility/Disability AccessJob Seekers with a Disability: Thermo Fisher Scientific offers accessibility service for job seekers requiring accommodations in the job application process. For example, this may include individuals requiring assistance because of hearing, vision, mobility, or cognitive impairments. If you are a job seeker with a disability, or assisting a person with a disability, and require accessibility assistance or an accommodation to apply for one of our jobs, please submit a request by telephone at 1-855-471-2255*. Please include your contact information and specific details about your required accommodation to support you during the job application process.+ This telephone line is reserved solely for job seekers with disabilities requiring accessibility assistance or an accommodation in the job application process. Messages left for other purposes, such as not being able to get into the career website, following up on an application, or other non-disability related technical issues will not receive a response.Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.Thermo Fisher Scientific is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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