MES Technical Architect

  • Posted 29 days ago | Updated moments ago


Accepts corp to corp applications
Contract - W2
Contract - Independent



Job Details

MES Technical Architect

Job Location:- Remote

MES and Pharma background is mandatory

  • Looking for an MES Technical Architect with 2-5 years as an automation or MES specialist with programming, infrastructure, and system design experience

Job Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain a standard architecture for MES projects that impact digital application landscape, guide, and help project teams in implementing defined architectures
  • Create and maintain a global qualified environment for proof of concepts and global libraries
  • Lead focused proof of concept for solution assessment, lead technology upgrades, develop architecture roadmaps, driving new technology implementation and adoption
  • Lead technology/platform maturity by applying industry best practices and undertaking technology watch and due diligence
  • Develop and evolve architectures across all portfolios, eliminate information silos, achieve security-by-design, ensure all operational metrics are met
  • Mentor and coach developers, level up the team's technical skills, improve development toolsets and methods
  • Manage project lifecycle and commit project delivery in agile methodology
  • Provide technical mentoring to developers and analysts.
  • Perform code reviews for guidelines and standardizations to provide continuous improvement to customers.
  • Build and support the software architecture vision: 25% of your time
  • Maintain and improve the extendibility, quality and maintainability of our product.
  • Share and align architectural vision.
  • Agree shared resources and collaborate with other architects.
  • Identify and prioritize technical risks and impediments. Improve the efficiency of the engineering team: 25% of your time
  • Stimulate expertise acquisition and knowledge diffusion.
  • Evaluate technical skill and knowledge of prospective engineers.
  • Support project manager in resource and competencies development. Support the program vision for standardization: 50% of your time
  • Help product manager and product owner in evaluating the roadmap.
  • Identify and implement opportunities for standardization
  • Create standard guidelines and playbooks that helps sites and global team technical team implement solutions harmoniously and faster
  • Identify technical and planning risks and dependencies on the product backlog.

Other Task includes:

  • Manage SNOW tickets and CMDB corrections related to MES projects
  • Support and coach sites technical team through the configuration of access rights and user profiles
  • Support and coach sites technical team through the configuration of dispensing recipes
  • Creation and maintenance of master data
  • Support and coach sites technical team in the configuration of scales, rooms, work centers and stations
  • Configuration of equipment related cleaning workflows for rooms and scales Create related procedures, work instructions, etc as needed by the business
  • Maintain and support the MES system used to weigh and dispense raw materials for the production lines, including manufacturing calls and understand sense of urgency, process improvement
  • Support and or perform system upgrades as part of a project delivery team (providing technical guidance, work within a timeline, requirements gathering, design and development, testing, deployment and hypercare).
  • Develop and/or review technical documentation (including but not limited to SOPs, URS, DS, WIs and guidelines, process modeling, Test Scripts)

Technical Competencies and Requirements:

  • BS/BA degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline is preferred
  • 5+ years of experience in the development and support of manufacturing execution systems, computerized automation systems and networks.
  • Experience working in medium to large project implementations in the Life Sciences industry
  • Experience with GxP applications and the product Lifecycle Management implementation
  • Knowledge of industry standards (GAMP, ISA, etc) and regulations (FDA, EMEA, etc)
  • Analyze the data and facts concerning engineering assignments
  • Proficiency in applying the Systems Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and/or applying Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) methodologies
  • Demonstrated success in architecting business solutions powered by a mix of vendor solutions/products and in-house built applications
  • Proven ability to execute architectural decisions in challenging projects, make best value trade-offs, address stakeholder concerns
  • Proven ability to build and maintain successful relationship with project teams, technology communities, internal/external partners
  • Equivalent combinations of education, training, and relevant work experience may be considered.
  • Prior experience working on diverse and broad problems where analysis of a situation or data requires an evaluation of variable factors.
  • Able to act independently by using judgment and thinking within broadly defined policies and objectives within the area of expertise/knowledge under general direction Personal Competencies