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Title:  Principal Sol arch,D&T,Cloud Administrat

Requisition ID:  62812
Date:  Feb 14, 2024

Bengaluru, Karnataka, IN

Department:  Digtl & Transfrmtion


At West, we’re a dedicated team that is connected by a purpose to improve patient lives that has been at the center of our Company for more than a century. Our story began when Herman O. West solved the problem of supplying penicillin in mass quantities to the US Government during World War 2. Through our work to deliver thousands of life-saving and life-enhancing injectable medicines to millions of patients daily, West’s indelible mark on the healthcare industry has just begun. A name started our story. How will yours help write our future?  


There’s no better place to join an inclusive community of professionals with opportunities for lifelong learning, growth and development. Supported by benefit programs, we empower the physical, mental, emotional and financial health of our team members and their families.  


We believe in giving back to help those in need in the communities where we live and work. And are equally committed to creating a healthier environment and planet through our sustainability efforts.  

Job Summary:


This role as Principal Solution Architect,D&T, Cloud Administrator , he/she  will be responsible for the overall design, implementation, configuration, administration & maintenance of Azure cloud infrastructure along with Google & Amazon Cloud platforms. The candidate will be primary point of contact responsible for the overall operability, resiliency, performance, and capacity of owned production services. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

•    Collaborate with all other vertical Engineering Leads to execute strategic changes in the Infrastructure/Network/Security based on the product roadmap.
•    Manage West Pharma's portfolio of Azure cloud across the landscape vis-a-vis development, quality & mission-critical production environments.
•    Primary contact for all administration like Design, Installation, Configuration, Backup & Recovery, Performance Tuning, Scripting etc.
•    Performing scheduled maintenance & patch deployment to ensure compliance.
•    Knowledge & experience in setting up High Availability (HA) & Disaster Recovery (DR) solutions.
•    Experience with Environment Monitoring, Performance Tuning and Optimization.
•    Share domain and technical expertise, providing technical mentorship and cross-training to other peers and team members.
•    Drive and deliver strategic Azure cloud architecture and implementation
•    Independently analyze, solve, and correct issues in real time, providing end-to-end problem resolution.
•    Experience in maintaining cloud-based platforms for networking, compute & storage. 
•    Responsible to setup & document production policies, security baseline, procedures & instructions.
•    Responsible for ensuring SoX & GxP compliance along with Audit support..


Basic Qualifications:
•    Bachelor/Master’s degree  in IT with at least 8-10 years of experience in infrastructure domain with at-least 8+ years in designing & implementing cloud solutions 


Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

•    Architecture, Configuration, Security, Performance, Scalability, Reliability, Infrastructure etc.
•    Designs and implements large-scale research and concept proof projects as individual contributors, focusing on one or a small number of technologies or applications to be implemented on a larger platform. 
•    Effectively anchors and drives on-shore / offshore technical solutions 
•    Proficient & Hands on experience in architecting, designing and managing continuous delivery system and methodologies on Azure.
•    Experience in the architecture, design and management of Azure's ongoing delivery scheme and methodologies. 
•    Defining and applying alternatives based on Cloud Azure. 
•    Good knowledge of creating PowerShell scripts and ARM templates to automate the implementation of advertisements. 
•    Understanding the principles of network design VPN, Express Route, Load Balancing, Traffic Manager, User Routing Definition, etc. 
•    Strong job ethics and a willingness to help drive the project's effective architectural vision 
•    Ability to work and align with different teams in a global virtual environment with L3 production support as required.
•    Ability to control new data and new methods quickly.
•    Conceptual understanding of the principles of SOA, design patterns and the capacity to provide them with alternatives

Physical and Travel Requirements
•    5% travel, including global
•    Occasional on-call work required
•    Prefer 12pm – 9pm India time. Willingness to work outside of these hours as needed.








West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to  Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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