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Cloud Architect - Apps Modernization

Req # JR - 024540 Location Bengaluru, Karnataka, India Additional Locations 48 Job Category Information Technology Date posted 07/24/2020

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We believe every person deserves a chance for a healthy life, free from illness and full of possibility. We see a world full of healing, with viable care options available to those with limited choices today. We envision new ways of providing physicians, pharmacists and nurses with technologies that not only treat chronic diseases, but also work to prevent them. We’re looking for team members who are motivated to learn, grow and innovate, while making a meaningful difference for millions of people around the world.

Learn more about how Baxter is At the Intersection of Saving and Sustaining Lives.

Senior Cloud Architect/Engineer

Baxter Innovations and Business Solutions

Bangalore, KA

About Baxter

Baxter provides a broad portfolio of essential renal and hospital products, including home, acute and in-center dialysis; sterile IV solutions; infusion systems and devices; parenteral nutrition; surgery products and anesthetics; and pharmacy automation, software and services. The company’s global footprint and the critical nature of its products and services play a key role in expanding access to healthcare in emerging and developed countries. Baxter’s employees worldwide are building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of healthcare innovations that enable patient care.

Overview:

  • Develop solutions architecture and evaluate architectural alternatives for public and hybrid cloud models, including SaaS, IaaS, PaaS, and other cloud services in a large global environment that supports both business and customer needs.
  • Ability to provide broad and deep technical leadership and cohesive architecture approaches for strategic efforts. Technical depth in customer facing systems from an application, infrastructure, operations, scalability, availability, performance, people, process, and tooling perspective.
  • Work with a global team to gather requirements and implement solutions
  • Work with application teams to design solutions and deploy applications in the cloud

Critical Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop solutions based on a strategic business and technical requirements.
  • Selecting the appropriate services based on data, compute, database, or security requirements. Identifying appropriate use of Cloud architectural best practices. Estimate costs and identify cost control mechanisms.
  • Technical leadership in the full life cycle of the software environment. Working knowledge of software development tools and methodologies. Experience migrating or transforming legacy customer solutions to the cloud
  • Ability to provide broad and deep technical leadership and cohesive architecture approaches for strategic efforts. Technical depth in customer facing systems from an application, infrastructure, operations, scalability, availability, performance, people, process, and tooling perspective.
  • Capability to provide best practices for building secure and reliable applications on the AWS platform.
  • Define deployment and operational procedures for applications and solutions that maximize the value of cloud services in support of Baxter requirements
  • Drive scope definition, requirements analysis, functional and technical design, application build, product configuration, unit testing, and production deployment
  • Ensure delivered solutions meet/perform to technical and functional/non-functional requirements
  • Provide support and technical governance, expertise related to cloud architectures, deployment, and operations
  • Act as the coach and mentor to team members and technical staff on their assigned project tasks
  • Lead the definition and development of cloud reference architecture and management systems
  • Conduct design reviews with team members

Education/Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, systems analysis or a related study, or equivalent experience
  • 10 + years of experience spanning at least two IT disciplines, including technical architecture, network management, application development, middleware, database management or operations
  • Experience as a team lead preferred
  • Experience with AWS and VMWare enterprise implementations
  • Exposure to multiple, diverse technologies and processing environments
  • Knowledge of all components of a technical architecture
  • Knowledge of business process re-engineering principles and processes
  • Strong understanding of network architecture and application development methodologies
  • Strong understanding of SOA, object-oriented analysis and design, and/or client/server systems
  • Experience working in a Life Sciences environment preferred

Candidate must have completed the following certifications:

  • AWS Solutions Architect – Professional
  • AWS DevOps Engineer – Professional
  • GCP or Azure certifications desired

Technical Skills and Knowledge:

  • Experience with infrastructure architecture, database architecture and networking.
  • Reference architecture development
  • AWS-based architectures, web-based applications, etc.
  • DevOps on an AWS platform
  • Professional experience architecting systems built with Amazon Web Services
  • Professional experience operating systems build with Amazon Web Services.
  • In-depth knowledge of at least one high-level programming language.
  • Ability to identify and define requirements for Cloud-based applications.
  • Experience with deploying hybrid systems with on-premises and Cloud components.
  • Capability to provide best practices for building secure and reliable applications on the AWS platform.
  • Experience using tools such as Bitbucket, Chef, Jenkins, and Artifactory.
  • RDBMS (MySQL, AWS Aurora, Oracle, SQL Server, and Postgres) and NoSQL (Amazon DynamoDB, MongoDB, and Cassandra) data stores
  • Implementing big data analytics w/ technologies like Hadoop, Amazon EMR, Amazon RedShift, and Amazon Kinesis

Soft Competencies:

•Strong verbal and written communication skills (content creation such as whitepapers, proof of concepts, patents, etc.). Ability to explain complex technology decisions to both technical and non-technical audiences at all levels in the organization

A Career That Matters

Baxter’s employees are united in a mission to save and sustain lives. We are passionate about

applying scientific innovation to meet the needs of the millions of people worldwide who

depend on our medically necessary therapies and technologies. We focus on increasing access

to healthcare, innovating in crucial areas of unmet need, and pursuing creative collaborations that bring our mission to life for patients every day.

Reasonable Accommodations

Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to Americas_TTA@baxter.com and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.

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