AI Solution Architect

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Job title AI Solution Architect

  • Opportunity to be a part of a Data Science team in Singapore!
  • Based in Singapore, the regional hub for Asia Pacific (AP) and top-ranked biopharmaceutical company on The Straits Times and Statistaโ€™s list of Best Employers in Singapore for four consecutive years (2020, 2021, 2022, 2023) as well as Great Place to Work-Certifiedโ„ข company.
  • Join the premier biopharmaceutical company that has been in Singapore for more than 25 years and in AP for over 60 years.

Our company is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines, and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where our company has codified its 130-year legacy. Our success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare. We know that our people are the key to our success, which is why our team works to attract, develop, retain, and inspire our people so that they can learn, grow, and make a true impact on the world. Together we collaborate to create a culturally rich, diverse organization ensuring we remain innovative and agile.

We are looking for an energetic professional to join our CTO Hyperautomation and AI (HAI) team as a Solution Architect to help us architect solutions integrating artificial intelligence, data, full stack software development, and automation for many different opportunities and needs within our company. The role will focus on the Generative AI (GenAI) space and its implementation within solutions with a secondary focus on end-to-end automation solutions.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Conduct architecture assessments and develop solution blueprints in partnership with delivery teams
  • Promote adoption of enterprise standards and best practices
  • Determine most appropriate solution approach based on knowledge of existing and future solution, product and vendor-offered capabilities and roadmaps
  • Providing architecture guidance and thought leadership in helping craft and implement GenAI vision and roadmaps within HAI.
  • Defining, documenting, and communicating of HAI standards, best practices and solution architecture to key business and IT stakeholders to ensure understanding and compliance.
  • Review requirements for use cases in divisional Initiatives and do feasibility analysis, perform PoC development, create detailed Target architecture proposal, and support the implementation of the solution.
  • Taking ownership and accountability for architecture and solution efforts across various Divisional GenAI and automation initiatives including reviewing solution designs and participating in code reviews.
  • Design large or complex systems and undertake impact analysis on major design options and trade-offs.
  • Provide technical guidance and governance on solution development and integration.
  • Assess vendor solutions to ensure alignment to our architecture standards.
  • Collaborate regularly with numerous groups such as Enterprise Architecture, development teams, product groups, users, and customers.
  • Be part of agile teams and collectively work towards common goals.
  • Able to succeed in a dynamic, rapidly changing, highly matrixed business environment. eep up to date with trends, product updates/changes, and be able to share with teams effectively.

Education Minimum Requirement

  • B.S. or M.S. in IT, Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.

Required Experience And Skills

  • 8+ years of prior working experience in the Software Development and AI space
  • 5+ years of prior working experience in the Solution Architecture
  • Experience with GenAI implementations, integration of AI into applications, and knowledge over data science modeling.
  • Expertise in architecting and implementing global data and analytics platforms and capabilities using modern cloud technologies.
  • Experience in solution design at the individual components/services/resources. Experience in AWS services is preferred.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills including communicating with a business and technical audience.
  • Critical thinker who can effectively embrace innovative ideas and technologies while balancing the needs of stakeholders and users.

Preferred Experience And Skills

  • Prior work experience in Life sciences or Pharma domain and experience in solving global regulatory requirements such as GDPR.
  • Prior working experience as a technical leader implementing and/or following Agile methodologies.
  • High proficiency in architecting scalable and performant solutions across Data Management, Integrations, Visualization and Advanced Analytics including AI/ML.
  • Multi-cloud Data solution capability, with special emphasis on AWS services.
  • Certifications in one or more cloud technologies (AWS, GCP, Azure) is a strong plus.
  • B.S. or M.S. in IT, Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.

We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one anotherโ€™s thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

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Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme LLC, Rahway, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.

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Required Skills

Data Engineering, Design Applications, Information Security, Machine Learning, Software Development, Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), System Designs, Systems Integration, Testing

Preferred Skills

Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud (Amazon EC2), Business Administration, Business Communications, Business Management, Case Development, Client Management, Cloud Infrastructure, Collaborative Development, Commercial Acumen, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Data Infrastructure, Impact Analysis, IT Development, IT Portfolio, IT Project Lifecycle, IT Recruitments, Organizational Behavior, Product Roadmapping, Project Architecture, Software Development, Software Development Life Cycle Models, Solutions Development, Systems Architecture

Job Posting End Date


  • A job posting is effective until 11 59 59PM on the day BEFORE the listed job posting end date. Please ensure you apply to a job posting no later than the day BEFORE the job posting end date.

Job Posting End Date 07/14/2024

A job posting is effective until 11 59 59PM on the day BEFORE the listed job posting end date. Please ensure you apply to a job posting no later than the day BEFORE the job posting end date.

Requisition ID R268226

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