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Commercial Data Architect


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Job Description of Data Architect, Application Technology,

Digital Solution & Data Architecture



Your role:


APAC Marketing & Sales Local Go-to Market & Adoption team is looking for a Data Architect who needs to be highly motivated, disciplined and experienced in marketing & sales processes and operations to play an important role in Shanghai.

This Data Architect will report to the head of APAC Go-to Market and Adoption, Marketing & Sales, Application Technology team and take responsible for digital solution, data architecture and advance analytics on Sales & Marketing, commercial, business operation and back-office departments. Specifically, this position is focus on IT digital related technology, improving and streamline business operation, manage and coordinate the digital technical initiatives aligning with local & global standard, implement solution under global strategy, work closely with BP team on delivering digital & Analytic solutions. He/she should have strong self-study capability, can work independently, and was expected to work beyond below accountabilities.



  • Owns the responsibility for the adoption of digital & data technologies across all business in China.
  • Deliver country level data platform align with global data strategy.
  • Deliver country level advance analytic projects, provide data architect & technical consultancy for various business initiatives, build prototype to enable data driven business.
  • Drive operational excellence, define continuous improvement around data governance for China, define reusable data pipelines while ensuring delivery meets company standards
  • Accountable for incident management, problem management, and change management
  • Manage delivery partners to optimize service levels and performance.
  • Communicate, coordinate and implement the Global analytic solution/platform for local business case.
  • Find, guide and train business unit about the business case on digital aspect and data analytics.


Required Skills:

  •   5+ experience with various tools used for data modeling, data warehousing, business intelligence and databases (e.g. SAS, R, Business Objects, Tableau, Python, Hadoop, ETL, Big Data, ORACLE, and Hive)
  • 5+ experience in ingesting data by connecting with variety of external data sources, such as or through JDBC (Oracle, SQL Server, MSQL, etc.), SAP, SFDC, Other APIs (e.g. Wechat APIs), NLP integration
  • Experience in programming languages - C++, Java, Python preferred
  • Strong mathematics background and experience with big data, machine learning, statistics, data analytics and informatics preferred
  • 3+ years’ experience in corporate data warehouse & ETL, data pipeline and data analytics.
  • 3+ years’ experience in Program/Project Management working in globalized environment, especially in commercial & multi-channel marketing areas.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with a high degree of independence
  • Having solid business knowledge within pharmaceutical/life science industry, project experience on digital system and surroundings.
  • Solid knowledge of digital solution, data architect & advance analytic technology
  • Analytical prowess on statistics, mathematics, computer science and data visualization
  • Business analysis on business/technical knowledge, problem diagnosis and business insight
  • Strong organization information management skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of IT Systems Life Cycle best practices
  • Strong communication and team dynamic skills
  • Demonstrated ability managing risks and finding creative solutions to difficult problems
  • Proficiency in both spoken and written English


Who you are:


Education Minimum Requirement:

  • B.S. degree is required. Major in Information Management/Compute Science or related area is preferred.


Desired Experience, Certifications:

  • Advanced degree(s) or certifications in Project or Services Portfolio Management (i.e. PMP or ITIL) are not a must but a plus
  • Experience with AI / machine learning software is a plus
  • Experience on CMM or ISO 9001, 20000, 27001 is a plus


Location and Travel:

Base location is Shanghai. Travel is expected but not significant for this position. Estimated travel is less than 10%.



HR: 95755

Functional Area: Information Technology


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Job Requisition ID:  237540
Location:  Shanghai
Career Level:  D - Professional (4-9 years)
Working time model:  full-time

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