AbbVie Senior Integration Architect in Maidenhead, United Kingdom

Senior Integration Architect

United Kingdom, England, Maidenhead

1 additional location

Spain, Community of Madrid, Madrid

Information Technology

Requisition #1804165

Responsible for providing a top down strategic direction for integration architecture in support of the overall enterprise architecture initiative. Guides the organization in the creation of a comprehensive integration technology solution portfolio (e.g. IoT, Microservices, ESB, API Gateway, ETL), and the development of integration patterns, in efforts to streamline implementation activities, maximize reuse of IT assets and enable interoperability across the enterprise. Anticipates IT and industry future directions and relates trends and best practices to future integration architecture requirements and projects. Interfaces across the enterprise, acting as a visionary, to proactively assist in defining direction for ensuring interoperability and integration across systems. May be called upon to provide any level of integration solution architecture guidance for single or multiple projects.

Key Responsibilities Includes:

  • In collaboration with the Enterprise Architecture team develop OUS reference architectures that facilitate information integration, interoperability, workflow automation and agility

  • Stay abreast of, and evaluate, emerging integration technologies

  • Develop and publish technology standards, such as integration technologies, Web Services (REST/SOAP) standards, and IoT patterns and guidelines

  • Translate user requirements into effective solution architectures

  • Monitor regulatory guidelines/laws and emerging industry standards to determine impact on the enterprise solution architectures and technology strategic directions

  • A bachelor's degree in computer science

  • At least 10 years of experience in designing and implementing integration solutions

  • At least 5 years of experience in implementing solutions based upon integration technologies (e.g. Tibco BW, Apigee, Informatica PowerCenter)

  • At least 3 years of experience in implementing J2EE solutions and/or .Net solutions

  • At least 3 years of experience in implementing Web Service/IoT integration solutions (e.g. REST, SOAP, Node JS, Event Publication and Correlation Strategies, Miroservices)

  • At least 3 years of experience in implementing database solutions (e.g. Oracle Database, Microsoft SQL Server)

  • At least 2 years of experience in implementing cloud solutions (e.g. AWS, Azure)

  • Ability to work closely with users and translating user requirements into solution designs

  • Demonstrated success facilitating design workshops and influencing others

  • Knowledge and experience in developing solutions compliant with regulatory and legal requirements within the Pharmaceutical Industry is a plus