MSD is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products.
Today, we are building a new kind of healthcare company one that is ready to help create a healthier future for all of us.
As an Associate Director, Data Architecture supporting our Analytics activities for Global Business Services (GBS) you will partner with MSD Information Technology (IT) Teams, our Global Process Owner (GPO) Teams, and our Business Service Center (BSC) Teams where you will be responsible for reviewing and understanding the business requirements to guide the creation of a comprehensive, coherent, and effective data architecture and data flows in and out of the various financial data applications.
He / she will design the data structures and ensure the data stewardship, governance and change management of all financial data, data flows and any proposed data extraction, transformation or loading procedures are executed in line with MSD standards.
The primary activities include but are not limited to :
Ensure that Data Models are fit for purpose and ensure they are reviewed on an ongoing basis to meet business needs
Own the creation of data models that conform to existing standards & conventions
Ensure that data dictionary definitions, governance practices & standards are in place
Collaborate and partnering with MSD IT security architects to ensure compliance with data security & privacy mandates.
Lead proposals for database solutions through potential system designs & End-to end data lifecycle management activities
Lead the evaluation and recommendation of new and emerging data management and storage technologies & standards
Oversee all stages of design, build, analysis, coding, testing, and integration of structured / unstructured data to deploy new data and analytics platforms as required
Assures designs & project activities follow data policies, architecture, security & quality guidelines & standards
Drives the adoption and integration of new innovative technologies into organization wide projects and activities within GBS and the Enterprise as required
Manages the maintenance and adaptation of existing tools and reports to support business process management and performance management
Manages the installation of database systems i.e. develop flowcharts, apply optimum access techniques, coordinate installation actions, document installation process
Self-educate on industry updates i.e. read industry publications, maintain personal networks, participate in professional organizations, participate in educational opportunities
Ensures data is governed and stewarded for all data sets
Ensures operational oversight of data, manage data quality, data privacy, security and risk management, as well as establishing policies and procedures