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Title:  Senior Solution Architect, D&T, Network Engineering and Cyber Security

Requisition ID:  50343
Date:  Nov 15, 2022

Bangalore, Karnataka, IN

Department:  Digtl & Transfrmtion



Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.


At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.


Job Summary:


The Senior Solution Architect, D&T, Network Engineering and Cyber security collaborates with network engineering and security organization to define, deliver and support D&T enabled business solutions.  This role will also help design & deliver technical solutions for Network, Cloud and security.  This role has primary accountability for the delivery of Network engineering, Cloud Architecture and security including project delivery, system enhancement and production support in alignment with West D&T and company policies and procedures. 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

•    Possesses deep understanding of the overall vision and business needs and utilizes this knowledge to collaborates with Network engineering and security organization to define, deliver and support D&T enabled business solutions. This includes interpreting any issues and recommending solutions or best practices.
•    Utilizes knowledge of best practices to define strategic direction, determine business needs and design & deliver technical Network and Security solutions, doing so in partnership with Application teams. This includes interpreting up to the most complex issues and recommending solutions or best practices.
•    Spearhead the design and implementation of the optimal technical solutions.
•    Provide technical delivery of functionality to meet defined business requirements.
•    Uses breadth of expertise to solve complex problems.  
•    Create and maintain system lifecycle documents in accordance with West policies and procedures, including creation and maintenance of SOPs, SOIs and Job Aids.
•    Work within and participates in the Change Control process.
•    Conform with and abide by all regulations, policies, work procedures, instruction, and all safety rules.
•    Exhibit regular, reliable, punctual and predictable attendance.
•    Other duties as assigned


Education and Experience:

•    8-15 years of related work experience 
•    Bachelor’s degree Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field 
•    Preferred but not required: CCIE R&S, VMware NSX, Azure, Checkpoint.


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

•    Deep expertise, understanding and knowledge of Infrastructure Network and Security – SD WAN, Routing and Switching, Firewalls, Load Balancers, Cloud Networking and Cyber Security.
•    At least 2 end-to-end implementations of Cisco Routers and Switches and firewalls.
•    Cisco ISE and Network segmentation knowledge required along with VMware Network Function Virtualization (NFV). 
•    Ability to work in a virtual environment in a global organization and to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
•    Ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced & complex environment with a self-motivated work ethic; utilize sound judgment with an ability to manage multiple priorities with a sense of urgency.
•    Proficient English language skills 
•    Willingness to global travel
•    Able to be aware of all relevant SOPs as per Company policy as they are related to the position covered by this Job Description 
•    Able to comply with the company’s safety and quality policy at all times


Physical and Travel Requirements

•    15% travel, including global travel
•    Occasional on-call work required
•    Prefer 12noon – 9pm India time. Willingness to work outside of these hours as needed.








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