Project Architect R&D

Industry / Sector / Domain

Life Sciences



Experience Range

12+ years

Company Profile

One of the leading Life Sciences/ Biotech companies in India

Job Profile

  • Provide visibility of technical/business readiness risks, anticipate development/organisational needs and remove roadblocks at project level
  • Responsible to define, prioritise, plan and allocate the architecture activities within the project aligned with the Program and collaborate with them to ensure a smooth execution
  • Responsible for the availability of the required knowledge for software architecture
  • Participate and represent the project in the different boards
  • Responsible for the implementation of the processes according to definitions in alignment with Architecture management
  • Share Architecture best practices across the organization
  • Communicate and execute the outcomes of the architecture board to the development teams.
  • Support project technical leads
  • Implement technical feasibilities and assessments
  • Participate in architecture activities in Pre-development phase including Prototypes, PoC, requirements refinement, and definition
  • Collaborate on decisions on technologies and provide the components specifications including the design and interfaces based on the reference architecture and the decisions taken by Enterprise Architecture.
  • Ensure the Quality Attributes fulfillment or the trade-offs documentation through architecture assessments
  • Responsible for ensuring effective and efficient communication within the team
  • Responsible for the proactive involvement and alignment with all interfacing organization units inside and outside Architecture and SW Engineering
  • Responsible for ensuring effective and efficient reporting to enable proactive management and handling of important and urgent issues within the team
  • Communicate effectively the technology roadmap and decisions taken in the architecture board to the program stakeholders
  • To permanently optimise processes to increase quality and efficiency standards.

Candidate Profile

  • Educational qualification: University degree
  • Experience as solution architect of complex solutions, where functionality and data are distributed across multiple systems / components.
  • Experience in using conceptual models to define technical solution architecture including data objects
  • Experience in elicitation, communication and review of solution and software architectures
  • Experience in Information and Data Architecture at logical and conceptual level
  • Experience in acting as a liaison between governance bodies like enterprise architecture, quality and the project team
  • Experience in designing solution architecture with a focus on achieving quality attributes / non functional requirements
  • Experience in large, international and complex development projects.
  • Experience: At least 5 years as a solutions / software architect
  • Experience in architecting cloud-based solutions (required)
  • Experience in architecting large solutions involving development and integration of multiple systems and components. (required)
  • Experience with software architecture and architectural patterns (required)
  • Experience with data privacy regulations and regulated environments (preferred)
  • Experience with Salesforce (preferred)
  • Experience with Cloud vendors Azure, AWS (preferred)
  • Experience with information modeling, data representation, transformation and communication (preferred)
  • Experience defining REST and JSON based APIs (desired)
  • Experience with architecture governance frameworks (e.g. TOGAF) (desired)
  • Experience in architecting IoT solutions (desired)
  • Healthcare data standards (ASTM, HL7, IHE, DICOM) (desired)
  • Leadership skills to facilitate collaboration and challenge status quo to drive results
  • Strong desire to understand and learn about global customer needs
  • Able to perform adequate stakeholder management and lead the process to a successful outcome
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills with stakeholders
  • Capable to abstract and transform customer needs into simple, tangible and structured expectations
  • Strategic vision vs Tactical
  • Focus on project results aligned with the strategic vision

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