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Associate Director, Big Data Solutions Job - Czechia  

MSD (company)

Posted on : 15 May 2017

Project Description

Associate Director, Big Data Solutions-ENG003218


Become a member of our IT Global Innovation Center in the heart of Prague with startup atmosphere and friendly and collaborative environment.
Join us in the digital health revolution and tackle biggest opportunities and challenges at the intersection of healthcare, information and technology. Become a member of our IT Global Innovation Center in the heart of Prague with startup atmosphere and flat, friendly and collaborative environment. Create awesome digital products and enjoy a reward that technology careers don’t often bring: the satisfaction of helping to save lives.
You'll lead Software Engineering, Cloud and Data Integration team aiming to deliver innovative solutions based on Big Data Platform to bring new insights in drug research, wearable data utilization for clinical trials, optimized manufacturing chain coming from internet-of-things. Your responsibility will be to define software engineering practices, identify and implement technologies for cloud and data integrations, manage the team that builds Big Data solutions, and deliver solutions supporting our business. We assume strong collaboration with other platform leads, and other teams within Global Software Engineering

In a nutshell, we will want you to:
• Manage the team, hire new talent, coach current team members
• Work with other leaders in Global Software Engineering to establish strong development practices
• True leader of team building leading edge, market-defining solutions in the data integration and analytics spaces
• Understand business priorities and help building solutions that support our business goals.

Besides great atmosphere and flexible working environment, we also offer:
• Position in a leading global healthcare company
• Challenging work
• Professional growth based on performance
• Innovative and flexible working environment
• Wide range of benefits


We need you if you have the following (skills and experience):
• Education: MSc Degree or equivalent with relevant experience in Computer Science, Computer Science Engineering or equivalent experience
• Hands on experience building large server side applications in Java and using various database/big data technologies
• Work experience with various cloud services, hands on experience building similar cloud solutions
• Strong software engineering practices
• Ability to work independently, asynchronously (across time zones) and with excellent communication skills that cross language/culture/geographic boundaries

We especially need you if you have:
• Experience leading both Software Engineering and Quality Assurance teams. We want you to use your experience to build top quality Software Engineering teams
• Experience with hypothesis-driven (Lean) agile development and you know that failures contribute to success
• Worked as a people manager. We need you to create well motivated team
• Experience leading teams in different locations, with different cultural background. We want you to build truly global team
• Experience with developing in/for regulated environment and you know how to deal with regulations
• If you can work under pressure and always look for more efficient ways how to achieve our mission

If you understand how big companies work. We need you to contribute to the overall culture of our hubs and help us to improve current practice and processes

Job: Engineering, Development & Integration Job Title:Associate Director, Big Data Solutions

Primary Location: EMEA-Czech Republic-Prague-Prague

Employee Status: Regular

Travel: Yes, 20 % of the Time

Number of Openings: 1

Company Trade Name:MSD

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