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Data Architect, R&ED Scientific Data Engineering

Company: Bristol Myers Squibb
Location: Redwood City
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

At Bristol Myers Squibb, we are inspired by a single vision - transforming patients' lives through science. In oncology, hematology, immunology and cardiovascular disease - and one of the most diverse and promising pipelines in the industry - each of our passionate colleagues contribute to innovations that drive meaningful change. We bring a human touch to every treatment we pioneer. Join us and make a difference.Position: Associate Director, Data Architect, R&ED Scientific Data EngineeringLocation: US: New Jersey, CaliforniaPosition SummaryThe Associate Director, R&ED Scientific Data Engineering - Data Architect, is accountable for the development and evolution of data architecture for R&ED. The Data Architect will create a model and a strategy that will enable integration of complex scientific data across R&ED to enable advanced analytics and machine learning. This role will work in partnership with a broad range of partners in IT and in R&ED, including IT Business Partners, enterprise engineers and architects, Digital Capability Managers, scientists, and software development teams to deliver innovative data capabilities while ensuring adherence to data architecture standards and best practices. This position resides within the R&ED IT organization.Key Responsibilities

  • Execute a data integration and accessibility strategy that advances the data and analytical needs of R&ED using data architecture best practices and technologies
  • Develop data architecture roadmaps and blueprints; develop and maintain conceptual and logical data models across domain entities working with the BE FAIR team; leverage master data management processes including ontologies, glossaries, and taxonomies
  • Lead architectural discussions and design exercises to build and automate large scale data integration and entity registration. Review new project proposals to ensure that data architectures are well designed and compliant with strategic models
  • Drive the development and implementation of innovative ideas, technologies and processes across R&ED serving strategic initiatives like Lab of the Future, BE FAIR and PredictFirst; contribute to digital strategy development
  • Accelerate research with external sources of innovation and capacity by partnering extensively with internal IT data engineering & operations teams to streamline the flow of data into R&ED IT platforms
  • Develop strategic and collaborative partnerships with senior R&ED IT Business Partners and IT leaders across the organization to drive implementation of and adherence to strategic data modelsQualifications & Experience
    • Minimum of a bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Computer Engineering, or equivalent experience. Alternatively, an advanced degree in a life science discipline, M.S. or Ph.D., with deep computer science expertise
    • 10+ years' experience in data architecture, data engineering, solution architecture and enterprise architecture, with an emphasis on cloud native architectures
    • 5+ years' experience in designing, implementing, and/or supporting technical capabilities including information systems, digital solutions, data pipelines, reporting and analytics platforms in the pharmaceutical industry
    • Demonstrated ability to work in the life science data domain including biology, chemistry, genomics, preclinical or clinical, with a deep understanding of scientific data types
    • Proven ability to manage teams with both direct report relationships and contractor/partner relationships
    • Experience with data-centric technologies like Informatica, Kafka, AWS Analytics, Glue, Paxata, Redshift, DynamoDB, Neptune, GraphQL, Nabu etc.; experience designing data ingestion, data movement and/or machine learning solution architectures; experience with advanced visualization tools like Tableau and Spotfire
    • Understanding of ontologies, graph databases and knowledge graphs, and application to inference and problem solving
    • Broad knowledge of Research and Early Development functions, laboratory operations, and interactions with CRO's and Research collaboration partnersAround the world, we are passionate about making an impact on the lives of patients with serious diseases. Empowered to apply our individual talents and diverse perspectives in an inclusive culture, our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives.Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is an essential job function of this role which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and enhances the Company culture.To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.Our company is committed to ensuring that people with disabilities can excel through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an approval of accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application or if you are applying to a role based in the U.S. or Puerto Rico and you believe that you are unable to receive a COVID-19 vaccine due to a medical condition or sincerely held religious belief, during or any part of the recruitment process, please direct your inquiries to Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.Any data processed in connection with role applications will be treated in accordance with applicable data privacy policies and regulations.

Keywords: Bristol Myers Squibb, Redwood City , Data Architect, R&ED Scientific Data Engineering, Engineering , Redwood City, California

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