Veeva Application Engineer job in Wilmington
|Employer:|| AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals|
Veeva Application Engineer - Wilmington, DE |
AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven biopharmaceutical business with a primary focus on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines.
Our purpose as a company is to push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines and greater efficiency & innovation in healthcare.
As science moves forward, technology has to keep pace. AstraZeneca IT started a major global transformation program to create a world class IT organization, including radically reinventing the current IT operating model and organization design; supplier ecosystem optimization and insourcing; establishment of a network of Global Technology Centers; significant Infrastructure and Technology transformation; cultural change and risk management.
A key part of this transformation program was to achieve the industry's fastest deployment of Veeva's mobile customer relationship management platform to 30,000+ users in 70+ countries to improve field user productivity and effectiveness, as well as establishing a Solution Delivery Center Application Engineering team, based out of our state-of-the-art IT facility in Chennai, to drive continuous improvement and innovation on our strategic platforms.
We are now looking for a Veeva Application Engineer / Solution Architect to lead design and build of releases and projects on the Veeva and Salesforce platforms and related integrations.
The Veeva Application Engineer / Solution Architect will have the following primary responsibilities:
•Serve as an internal consultant and SFDC/Veeva expert for IT and business partners across regions and business areas (Commercial, Medical)
•Identify platform exploitation opportunities across the enterprise
•Socialise new or unused Veeva/SFDC platform features with business and identify exploitation opportunities
•Actively promote new platform features and drive adoption
•Run assessments / POCs
•Generate platform exploitation ideas and create business case for new features
•Lead business requirement gathering and design activities with business & IT stakeholders
•Lead delivery activities through Design / Build / Test / Deploy phases for regular releases and key Veeva platform initiatives
•Provide technical oversight on configuration, customization, MyInsights UX development for Veeva releases and projects
•Provide technical expertise on integration technologies to release and project teams working on the development, implementation, maintenance and improvement of Integration designs and solutions
•Generate and implement ideas to simplify / streamline our integration landscape
•Mentor and coach the AZ Application Development team based in Chennai to increase throughput and quality
•Degree level education in computer science or equivalent business experience
•Experience in a similar role
•Experience with direct hands-on experience working within SFDC and/or Veeva in a technical role
•Experience in development of Interfaces/Integration between on-premise and Salesforce/Veeva platform using API's, Web Services and ETL (Informatica, Snaplogic)
•A working knowledge of SQL and database technologies, preferably Oracle
•Ability to execute advanced configuration and customization of SFDC
•Prior experience working in Pharmaceutical or Healthcare industry IT environment
•Strong communication and interpersonal skills
•Ability to work within both Agile and Waterfall development methodologies
•Proven experience of developing and managing relationships with 3rd party suppliers
•Experience of working within a quality and compliance environment and application of policies, procedures and guidelines
Apply now to learn more about this exciting opportunity with a world renowned pharmaceutical brand!
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AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, gender or gender orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.