May 25, 2023
Czech Republic

Job Description

100 000 is number of Novartis employees that you will influence by your architectural decisions.

You will be a key contributor to the overall standards and direction of network architecture within the IT organization. Responsible for architecting solutions addressing business needs and requirements.

Your responsibilities:

• Cooperate with Business IT, Infrastructure & End User Services and other Architecture functions in developing and optimizing the Infrastructure Services inclusive of technology, cost and business strategy with primary focus on network (connectivity) services
• Establish architecture guidelines and define technical standards for network services based on business needs
• Provide strategic and technical direction and expertise, work with external parties to validate aspects of the design and approach while providing detailed input into the target design
• Contribute to the overall continuous improvement, cost reduction and optimization of performance of network services
• Work closely with the project teams
• Support and deliver Proof of Concept (PoC) and Proof of Value (PoV) initiatives
• Adhere to Novartis Security Control framework and processes to increase quality and ensure IT compliance

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

Novartis is committed to building an outstanding, inclusive work environment and diverse teams representative of the patients and communities we serve.

Minimum Requirements

What you will bring to the role:

- Proven knowledge and experience (10+ years) in architecting and implementing network security solutions (Firewalls, Proxies, SASE, Network Access control, ZTNA, Cloud Security, PAC services etc…)
Basic understanding on WAN/SDWAN, LAN/SDLAN and Wireless technologies.
- Experience with architecting and implementing security framework for Public Cloud based services and solutions (preferably on AWS, Azure).
- Experience working in a global company and designing / deploying solutions at scale
- Solid understanding and experience in solution architecture and build process including automation
- Fluent verbal & written English, capable to present to various audiences; good documentation skills
- Experienced in collaboration in a matrix environment

You’ll receive:

Monthly pension contribution matching your individual contribution up to 3% of your gross monthly base salary; Risk Life Insurance (full cost covered by Novartis); 5-week holiday per year; (1 week above the Labour Law requirement) ; 4 paid sick days within one calendar year in case of absence due to sickness without a medical sickness report; Cafeteria employee benefit program – choice of benefits from Edenred CZ in the amount of 12,500 CZK per year; Meal vouchers in amount of 90 CZK for each working day (full tax covered by company); Car Allowance; MultiSport Card. Find out more about Novartis Business Services: https://www.novartis.cz/

Why consider Novartis?
766 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, and while we're proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people's lives. We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working. We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world's toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!
Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

Commitment to Diversity & Inclusion:
Novartis embraces diversity, equal opportunity and inclusion. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration, and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.
Novartis are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons

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Czech Republic
Technology Transformation
Full Time
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