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Cloud Architect

Information Technology

United States - NY, New York

Requisition ID

529065

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Medidata is the leading global provider of cloud-based solutions for clinical research, transforming clinical development through its advanced applications and intelligent data analytics. We are committed to advancing the competitive and scientific goals of our life sciences customers worldwide: more than 700 global pharmaceutical companies; innovative biotech, diagnostic and device firms; leading academic medical centers; and contract research organizations. Our industry-leading technology platform, the Medidata Clinical Cloud®, is the primary technology solution powering clinical trials for 17 of the world's top-25 global pharmaceutical companies, bringing new levels of productivity and quality to the clinical testing of promising medical treatments, from study design and planning through execution, management and reporting.

Your role in this endeavor will be to leverage modern, cloud-agnostic, microservice architectural design principles to build a highly scalable services & data platform to support diverse functions-as-a-service.

Responsibilities

  • Deploy and maintain highly scalable cloud-native microservices architectures.

  • Implement automation, effective monitoring, and infrastructure-as-code.

  • Stand-up infrastructures locally or in the cloud to quickly compare alternative architectures and recommend approaches that best balance competing tradeoffs

 

Your Competencies

  • 8+ years related work experience in at least 3 IT disciplines (technical architecture, solution/application architecture, application development, middleware design, operations)

  • 5+ years architecting enterprise services-based distributed systems and data intensive solutions

  • Experience designing for large scale, highly available, fault tolerant transactional and analytical systems in a dynamic environment

  • Demonstrated experience with business process and performance modeling, benchmarking, and financial analysis

  • Experience building enterprise architecture roadmaps

  • Experience designing and managing complex infrastructure and cloud solutions

 

Medidata requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to provide documentation of full vaccination, unless qualified for an accommodation as determined by Medidata, consistent with applicable law.  Although accommodation requests will be considered (and granted where appropriate/possible), it may be determined that a candidate is unable to adequately perform the essential functions of the position without imposing an undue hardship on Medidata due to customer requirements, staffing needs, or other business reasons.

Medidata Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Medidata Solutions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Medidata Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. 
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Your Competencies

  • 8+ years related work experience in at least 3 IT disciplines (technical architecture, solution/application architecture, application development, middleware design, operations)

  • 5+ years architecting enterprise services-based distributed systems and data intensive solutions

  • Experience designing for large scale, highly available, fault tolerant transactional and analytical systems in a dynamic environment

  • Demonstrated experience with business process and performance modeling, benchmarking, and financial analysis

  • Experience building enterprise architecture roadmaps

  • Experience designing and managing complex infrastructure and cloud solutions&n

Equal Employment Opportunity

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Medidata are based on merit, qualifications and abilities. Medidata is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical or common conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, military service, application for military service, genetic information, receipt of free medical care, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. Medidata will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Covid Statement

Our Company requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to provide documentation of full vaccination, unless qualified for a medical, religious or state-required accommodation or otherwise exempt consistent with applicable law. Although accommodation requests will be considered (and granted where appropriate/possible), it may be determined that a candidate is unable to adequately perform the essential functions of the position without imposing an undue hardship due to customer requirements, staffing needs, or other business reasons. Definition of full-vaccination: Employees are considered to be fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine.

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