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Lilly MD IDS - Solution Architect (CTWIN) in Bengaluru, India

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 35,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Company Overview:

At Lilly, we unite caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. We are a global healthcare leader headquartered in Indianapolis, Indiana. Our 39,000 employees around the world work to discover and bring life-changing medicines to those who need them, improve the understanding and management of disease, and give back to our communities through philanthropy and volunteerism. We give our best effort to our work, and we put people first. We’re looking for people who are determined to make life better for people around the world.

Position Description:

Medicines Development Information and Digital Solutions (MD IDS) serves as a strategic function within Lilly Research Laboratories partnering with the Medicines Development Unit (MDU). The MDU focuses on taking potential marketable products from Research through product registration and approval. MD IDS focuses on the MDU business needs of the future, enabling improvements through information and technology solutions. The teams define and influence information and business strategies, design and develop solutions to achieve the strategic outcomes, and ensure reliable deployment and support of these solutions.

To help meet the increasing demand for Product Delivery capabilities within MD IDS Lilly, we are looking to hire talented Solution Architect in Lilly Capability Center in India. The Solution Architect will understand, lead, and drive the technology and architecture discussions across the Product delivery platform, with particular focus on one of the critical assets in the portfolio. He/she will have a deep understanding of business goals, objectives, and business outcomes, business capabilities, value-streams, and business processes. The SA will provide the necessary leadership, analysis and design tasks needed to support the development of technology solutions to ensure that solutions meet business needs and align with architectural governance and standards. If you are someone who has a blend of technical and soft skills and is open to wide-ranging responsibilities—this role will be a great fit for you!

Key Objectives/Deliverables

  • Understands business drivers and business capabilities (future and current state) and determines corresponding system designs, change requirements to drive the organization's targeted business outcomes. Understands emerging technology trends and disruptions and the practical application of existing, new, and emerging technologies to enable new and evolving business.

  • Lead requirements capturing exercises, understanding the “what” and “why” from a business perspective before figuring out technology “how”. Partner with internal and external technical teams to understand and influence the appropriate menu of technologies and tools to be used for solution delivery efforts.

  • Provides deliverables like standard definitions, reference models and architecture designs (focused on detailed design principles, detailed APIs, major systems and dependencies between business and IT) to help the architecture review board assess the impact of new and ongoing technology investment on the business and IT estate.

  • Analyses the business-IT environment (run, grow and transform the business) to detect critical deficiencies, legacy, and technical debt, and recommends solutions for improvement.

  • Facilitates the evaluation and selection of software product standards and services, as well as the design of standard and custom software configurations.

  • Supports product managers in product decisions to maintain, refresh or retire products, services, or systems (including applications, technologies, processes, and information). Works closely with the product owners and product managers to ensure a robust architectural runway that can support future business requirements throughout the product lifecycle.

Required Technical Skills

  • Good experience in process improvement/change management methods

  • Knowledge of various aspects of an enterprise technology architecture like business, information, data, network, and security

  • Understanding and knowledge of system development life cycle methodologies (such as waterfall, agile software development, rapid prototyping, and DevOps)

  • Understanding and knowledge of IT service management (ITSM) and Information Technology Infrastructure Library (ITIL)

  • Excellent analytical, planning, organizational and technical and skills

  • Skilled at influencing, guiding, and facilitating stakeholders and peers with decision making

  • Ability to articulate new ideas and concepts to technical and nontechnical audiences

  • Ability to understand the long-term ("big picture") and short-term perspectives of situations

Additional Technical Skills

  • Knowledge and understanding of different modelling languages (such as UML and ArchiMate)

  • Information security and vulnerability risk management

  • Knowledge of reporting in SSRS, PowerBI

  • Knowledge of warehouse management systems (Korber HighJump Software, RedPrairie (JDA), Manhattan Associates, SAP- WM, Oracle-WM, Accellos, Infor, etc.)

  • Knowledge of Informatica or data movement technologies (MQ)

  • Good knowledge of the AWS environment (S3, EC2 Athena, Redshift), its services, cost, processes

  • Knowledge of various database technologies like PostgreSQL, Oracle, or SQL Server

  • Knowledge of various frontend web development languages like JavaScript, React.js, HTML and CSS

  • Knowledge and understanding of backend development languages like C#, .Net

  • Knowledge and understanding of web development languages like JavaScript, Python, PLSQL, .Net,

  • Experience with database (DDL, DML, Queries, Joins, Stored Procedures etc.).

Basic Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s Degree (or equivalent work experience)

  • Strong teamwork, self-management, problem-solving abilities. Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Microsoft Office skills, including Outlook, Word, Teams, Excel, PowerPoint

Lilly is a global health care leader that unites caring with discovery to make life better for people around the world. For more than a century, we have stayed true to a core set of values—excellence, integrity, and respect for people—that guide us in all we do: discovering medicines that meet real needs, improving the understanding and management of disease, and giving back to communities. We also are committed to investing in our employees and supporting a culture of well-being —through competitive pay, comprehensive employee benefit programs, and training and development resources.

Lilly is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate based on age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

Eli Lilly and Company, Lilly USA, LLC and our wholly owned subsidiaries (collectively “Lilly”) are committed to help individuals with disabilities to participate in the workforce and ensure equal opportunity to compete for jobs. If you require an accommodation to submit a resume for positions at Lilly, please email Lilly Human Resources ( LillyRecruitingCompliance@lists.lilly.com ) for further assistance. Please note This email address is intended for use only to request an accommodation as part of the application process. Any other correspondence will not receive a response.

Lilly does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status.

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