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Lilly Associate Director - IT-Digital Health Platform Technical Lead in Indianapolis, Indiana

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.

Digital Health Organization Overview

Technology continues to transform every aspect of society, including healthcare. Lilly envisions digital capabilities as an extension of our medicines, not just a marketing tactic. We, as consumers, have come to expect digital experiences to augment and support our experiences with medicines – especially to help reduce the burden of coping and managing through chronic disease for us, our loved ones and health care providers. Hence, Lilly’s Digital Health team is committed to exploring how the next generation therapeutic ecosystems, connected solutions, and data analytics can transform the customer (patients, health care providers and payers) experience, demonstrate value, and most importantly – improve patient outcomes.

Position Description

The Digital Health Platform Technical Lead will be responsible for developing and leading technical solutions supporting one or more Digital Health platforms. You will need to engage multiple teams to define technical requirements, develop designs, and align technology that enables the platform architecture all while meeting medical device regulatory expectations. Additionally, the organization will look to you to be a leader across Digital Health projects influencing other tech leads in how we develop platform solutions following best practices and driving our platform innovation roadmap.

Primary Position Responsibilities

  • You will develop and drive adoption of platform development standards and architecture patterns across the organization

  • You will provide technical delivery of Digital Health software components including understanding and addressing risk, privacy, cybersecurity and legal constraints on project delivery

  • You will align Digital Health technical solutions with Lilly supported technologies

  • You will provide technical evaluation of proposed project ideas, software changes and future product releases.

  • You will drive the development and execution of our platform innovation roadmap, including creating working proof of concept models in new technology spaces directly connected to future Digital Health capabilities

  • You will mentor more junior members of the technical team

  • You will build effective relationships with key technical resources and architects to influence technology solutions specifically related to Digital Health systems.

  • You will provide guidance to Lilly and non-Lilly software delivery teams in best practice Agile delivery of software components of Lilly’s Digital Health platform

  • You will obtain and use knowledge of medical device delivery models and quality system to ensure solutions align with regulatory expectations and meet regulatory timelines

  • You will obtain and bring to bear knowledge of Digital Health business processes and technology to ensure solution deliveries are consistent with the strategy and roadmap

Basic Position Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED with 10 years of hands-on technical experience with modern cloud and web technologies

  • Qualified candidates must be legally authorized to be employed in the United States. Lilly does not anticipate providing sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., H-1B or TN status) for this employment position.

Additional Skills/Preferences

  • Bachelor’s Degree in computer science, engineering, or related discipline

  • Professional experience delivering software solutions that span the development lifecycle, e.g., design, development, testing, deployment, and support.

  • Ability to manage and keep control of multiple software development and integration efforts.

  • Proven technical leadership experience in delivery of software projects

  • Demonstrable examples of leading software design and architecture

  • Demonstrated ability to propose new ideas and influence peers

  • Proven initiative to learn new technologies and seek opportunities utilize what you’ve learned

  • Practical knowledge of Agile software development concepts and associated implementations.

  • Experience developing and/or supporting Software as a Medical Device (SaMD) solutions.

  • Experience with AWS, Azure, and other cloud service providers

  • Experience with identity management or authentication providers (preferably Okta)

  • Experience with GitHub

  • Experience with CI/CD capabilities and industry best practices

  • Experience utilizing Atlassian (Jira/Confluence) or similar toolsets

  • High level of intellectual curiosity, external perspective, and innovation interest

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