Your Responsibilities : Job Purpose :
Job Purpose :
This role is accountable for the implementation, technical performance and use of core technologies to ensure the application(s) within a specified domain meet the needs of the business.
The role demands in-depth knowledge of the key technologies that enable the effective use of the applications by the business users.
The role holder will work closely with the Service Owner (IT Asset Owner) as well as the Delivery Lead (for new / upgraded applications) to advise on and support the management and implementation of applications.
Key Responsibilities :
Customisation / Development of the Platform to meet new requirements approved by the Change Advisory Board including testing and documentation
Maintains expertise on evolving Platform capability and drives innovation
Ensures alignment to design authority for all new and existing applications and changes in the domain.
Provides leadership, technical direction and GSK expertise to project, support and Functional teams composed of GSK FTEs, outsourced resources from strategic partners and software vendors.
Anticipates, understands, troubleshoots and fixes problems using technical expertise and problem solving skills to restore service, identify root cause and remediate
Ensures the technical delivery of any new application is fully compliant with GSK IT and Regulatory standards, leveraging the full capabilities of the software to meet the business needs.
Maintains deep understanding of the key technologies to enable effective impact assessments of any proposed changes or design choices
Maintains familiarity with architectural standards and vision, GSK Technology Roadmap, technical landscape, validation requirements, central service request processes, GSK policies, and other aspects of GSK environment.
Supports Project Manager and delivery team to design, develop and transition new applications into production.
Proactively supports IT Asset Owner (Service Specialist) to develop and deliver continuous improvement of applications portfolio to enhance user productivity, increase system reliability and reduce the total cost of ownership
Keeps relevant technical documentation up to date (as agreed with IT Asset Owner) in support of the lifecycle plan and for audits / reviews.
Basic qualifications :
Bachelors degree in Computer or Information Science or equivalent experience
Track record of development and delivery of flexible, scalable and supportable IT systems
Demonstrated skill in delivering solutions that integrate commercial of-the-shelf products
Knowledge of industry standards and technology platforms aligned to GSK roadmaps
Experience with project architecture processes, practises and guidelines
Ability to develop and lead high performing teams, in a matrix environment
Flexibility and independent motivation to simultaneously lead multiple projects dependent on a variety of technical stacks
Experience in management of outsourced resources
Experience in strategic IT vendor relationship management
Excellent communication, negotiation, influencing and stakeholder management skills
Preferred qualifications :
Understanding of the principles of Project Architect certification
Understanding of the principles behind Regulatory standards, e.g. GxP
Understanding of the principles of Privileged Access Management
Experience with agile development methods
Experience with security strategies and best practices
Experience with data integration mechanisms
Experience with architectural design tools
Experience of delivering and integrating COTS applications
A number of successful project implementation experiences in the areas of Service Oriented Architecture (SOA), Application Integration, Business Process Management, B2B solutions, and Data Quality
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