Astellas Pharma US, Inc. Northbrook , IL 60062
Developing innovative therapies is one of the most challenging, most essential and personally rewarding fields in science. This is the most exciting time to be a part of Astellas, a company with a uniquely collaborative and patient-focused culture.
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Astellas is announcing a Senior Manager, Cloud Analytics, RWI in Northbrook, IL.
Purpose & Scope:
The Cloud Analytics Strategist, Real World Informatics and Analytics is responsible for recommending, designing and implementing cloud based data and analytics solutions for Astellas current and future digital healthcare information and RWI scope. This role reports into Director, Information Strategy and Management and helps with implementing the information management strategy to enable Astellas' aspirations towards a world-class real-world informatics and analytics function supporting the varied needs across all major geographies and functions. Success in the role requires staying current with the latest cloud based technologies, analytics, monitoring and audit standards, security and privacy policies and business applications in real-world informatics (data, privacy, and evidence). The role is meant to serve as a subject matter expert in the best approaches for cloud based analytics support and distributed computing in support of analytics and RWI.
Esential Job Responsibilities:
Identify areas for improvement with current infrastructure and propose future state to support RWI use cases, analytics best practices, and regulations.
Improving the delivery of large complex projects by implementing standard processes, tools, and templates that will be used consistently across the RWI&A
Implement scripts to support full automation of systems.
Monitor and act on the alerts generated by the security services implemented in the current RWI environment.
Implement, document and maintain security controls and help monitor adherence to SOPs
Participate in design and architecture review meetings with RWI Management, IS and infrastructure vendors.
Implement security, monitoring, controls and safe guards in collaboration with IS and aligned with global RWI regulations and guidelines
Provide updates on the status of project tasks and deliverables
Participate in several concurrent projects in information management for the real-world informatics and analytics function in a fast-paced environment
Ensure the RWI&A Analytics environment is running at an optimal state and quickly resolve any technical issues.
Participate in process improvements initiatives involving business areas.
Collaborate with Cloud Analytics Strategy Lead to identify required technology architecture needs to design and implement a solution delivering near-term impact and aligned with long term strategies
Implement security requirements, metadata standards, data quality and testing procedures for the data lake/warehouse consistent with analytic and RWI best practices
Work with Cloud Analytics Strategy lead in implementing best practices for managing RWI&A infrastructure and information management
Implement improvements, enhancements or corrections to aid in the success of ongoing projects
Training end users on appropriate systems, governance and information management
Troubleshoot issues with applications, works with appropriate resources to resolve them
Continually learn new tools and techniques to support RWI and storing and accessing information consistent with the RWI mission
Interacting and managing with various contractors and managed services partners
Collaborating with internal partners to provide solutions on the analytics cloud platform
Close partnership with IS organization
Role is new and reports to the Ast Director of Cloud Analytics.
5+ years of Pharma experience or related regulated industry
Experience in deploying, monitoring and performance tuning high availability, multi-zone and multi-region enterprise environments.
1+ years of hands-on experience with AWS services related to compute, storage, network, deployment and management, administration and security, automation technologies.
Experience Supporting Data integration and Security aspects for analytics
Experience translating regulations into security and controls.
Experience with firewall and network proxy technology
Experience contributing to architecture and design of enterprise systems
Expertise in implementing security services from vendors (preferred Dome9, Alert Logic, EM7)
Experience in infrastructure capacity estimation
Hands-on experience in DevOps automation and tools (Preferred Chef, Puppet and Shell Scripts)
Experience with code versioning tools supporting DevOps/AppDev
Thorough understanding of networking fundamentals and impact on analytic solutions.
Knowledge on Software Development Lifecycle Methodology (SDLC)
Experience in the development of business process scripts and/or hands-on experience with the configuration of business applications
Candidates must understand commercial/business flow in the pharmaceutical industry.
Experience managing enterprise applications
Possess strong interpersonal skills with the ability to effectively interact with all levels of employees including senior management
Proficient in Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
Must possess excellent verbal and written communication skills, attention to details, and the ability to multi-task.
Experience training end-users
Experience managing vendors and holding them accountable to timelines and deliverables
Excellent organizational, planning and project management skills and ability to effectively manage cross-functional projects
Ability to work independently in a dynamic fast- paced environment, with minimal supervision.
BS or MS in Computer Science, Information Systems, Healthcare Informatics or related field
AWS Certification or equivalent
Experience managing enterprise applications.
Cross-cultural project management and communication experience
Working Knowledge of the various AWS services like VPC, Direct connect, VPN, Routing tables, subnets, Route 53, EC2, S3, RDS, security groups
Familiarity of Real World Data and the regulations around RWI analytics and data
Experience in AWS IAM security policies and building private AMI's
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