Lead Consultant - Devops Architect

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  • Job Title Lead Consultant Devops

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The ECS Hyper automation & Scaled Innovation - DevOps Lead Consultant role is responsible for building and maintaining Platforms for Hyperautomation and Scaled Innovation related solutions & applications on Cloud as well as on-premise.The DevOps Lead Consultant, is accountable for scaling and upkeeping the platforms as per approved architecture solutions that enable the desired business capabilities, delivering in alignment with AstraZenecas IT strategy, roadmap, principles and standards. He/she works with other Platforms teams with AstraZeneca to share experience in this domain is essential.The DevOps Lead Consultant works closely with Engineering Teams and ensures that AZ technical solutions are delivered to AZ defined reference standards technology standards. The role will ensure that common architecture decisions are implemented consistently across the business and IT.The role will provide Information Technology with DevOps expertise and technical direction to system development and integration projects.Candidate Focus & ChallengeLead Consultant DevOps / Scaled InnovationsThis role Implement ,upkeep and Automate Deployments approved solution architecture and design for Hyper automation and Scaled Innovation Platforms .The DevOps Lead Consultant will be the responsible Implement ,upkeep and Automate Deployments on projects within Hyperautomation and Scaled Innovation including but not limited to:RPA, Celonis, XR , Scaled Innovation and Application Refresh Programmes and implementing AstraZenecas strategic solutions to support these projects.Works with preferred third-party suppliers to provide strategic and innovative technology solutions aligned with AstraZeneca business needs as well as regulatory requirementsWork with peers to grow the capability with AstraZenecas Global Innovation Technology CenterWorks collaboratively with Customers and Internal Stakeholders to address issues and ensure that objectives remain aligned to the business plansEnsures Application development lifecycle maintenance needs are identified and managedMaintains awareness and knowledge of industry trends and proactively identifies and drives identification of opportunities to be leveragedLeads efforts to ensure that modified solutions interact appropriately, areas of impact are considered and addressed and meet performance requirementsPlans all activities associated with implementation and maintenance of solutions and platforms.Learn, evaluate, and conduct proof of concepts on new technologies as they emerge and that are pertaining to AZ environmentServe as the key technical resource for the team providing advice, training and technical support for various project initiatives and day to day operationsProvide architecture support to proof of concepts across the sites and globallyWorks with Business Analysis and Solution Engineering functions and supports functional & technical requirements management, including supporting Senior Architects in the technology acquisition selection process.Ensures that solution architectures and designs are appropriately robust and address business, application, information, and infrastructure architectural requirementsWithin the solution development lifecycle, the role will be providing architecture support for solution evaluation and selection, buy vs. build decisions, and early-phase project estimates which contribute to the business caseProvides technical & IT expertise support to project teams and conducts AZ architectural reviews throughout project lifecycleContributes to project and service teams in the development, implementation, and maintenance of standard architectural componentsWorks with third party suppliers as required and contributes to the creation of functional design documentsWorks with third party suppliers to verify technical development and delivery are in adherence with the Architecture RoadmapCandidate Knowledge, Skills & Experience9+ years of Cloud & DevOps , CICD, Platforms Build, Implementation, Infrastructure Automation, application solution and design experience, with proven capability in manufacturing application architecture or similarEssentialRelevant technical degree or equivalentProven skills and experience being the solution architect on projects and programmesStrong knowledge and experience in DevOps ( AWS, Azure), Cloud Security, CICD, Automation Anywhere PlatformsPython Programming, PYSPARK,CICD ToolsAwareness of developments in the marketplace for Hyper Automation domain focus and potential impact to AZProven development/design experience in at least one technical domainIoT and Data EngineeringNGINX, JENKINS,VMwareExperience of developing innovative solutions,Experience of working with 3rd party suppliersExcellent analytical skillsExcellent communication, facilitation and relationship management skillsStrong networking skills with good internal/external linksAbility to interpret and communicate technical information into business languageEvidence of shaping innovative solutions that have a major impact within the business area and organisationExcellent business acumen and strong knowledge of procurement business processesDemonstrated initiative, strong customer orientation, and cross-cultural workingExperience working in a global organization where stakeholders and project team members are geographically dispersedAbility to travel to AstraZenecas global Operations sitesAbility to work well in diverse, multinational teams and proven ability to influence others to achieve positive outcomesDesirableMasters degreeDemonstrated leadership skills interacting with senior leadersUnderstanding of the pharmaceutical/healthcare industry, IT trends and of competitor activityJob DimensionsApproximate number of people managed in total (all levels) no direct reportsGlobal remit covers all countries with AstraZeneca sitesKey stakeholders:Internal to IT: Business relationship managers, business analysts; project and programme managers; service managers; other solution architects and solution engineers across different IT groupsInternal to the AZ IT organisation: Enterprise Architects; Architects in other BTGs; Cyber Security, Infrastructure, Networking and Procurement.Business: Senior managers and business process owners in the relevant domain areasExternal to AZ: IT partners and vendors; Systems Integrators,


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