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Title:  Solution Architect, D&T, Validation&Testing

Requisition ID:  62966
Date:  Feb 10, 2024

Bengaluru, Karnataka, IN, Digtl & Tr

Department:  Digtl & Transfrmtion

 Solution Architect, D&T, Validation&Testing 



India (IN) 



Estimated Duration Before End Date or Conversion Date:  6 

Pay Rate:  [[custSalary]]

Number of Open Positions: 1 






West Pharmaceutical Services, Inc. is a leading manufacturer of packaging components and delivery systems for injectable drugs and healthcare products. Working by the side of its customers from concept to patient, West creates products that promote the efficiency, reliability and safety of the world's pharmaceutical drug supply. West is headquartered in Exton, Pennsylvania, and supports its customers from locations in North and South America, Europe, Asia and Australia.  West's 2018 sales of $1.7 billion reflect the daily use of approximately 112 million of its components and devices, which are designed to improve the delivery of healthcare to patients around the world.


Job Summary:

The Solution Architect, D&T, Testing and Validation supports application validation and testing using automation to deliver and support D&T enabled business solutions.  This role will also help support strategic direction, determine business needs and design & deliver technical solutions for application testing using tools like Azure DevOps, HP ALM, UFT, etc.  This role has primary accountability for working on testing solutions for our SAP, Digital Application, E-Commerce and other applications.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
•    Possesses good understanding of the overall vision and business needs and utilizes this knowledge to design and implement best in case testing 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 application testing solutions, doing so in partnership with Application and Infrastructure. This includes interpreting up to the most complex issues and recommending solutions or best practices.
•    Spearhead the testing needs and work with other application owners to drive the process.
•    With guidance ,work on technical solutions that functionally to meet defined business requirements.
•    Use existing experience  to solve complex problems.  Provide system support and maintenance in alignment with standards and process set within the Services Delivery model, West policies and procedures as well as Regulatory requirements including but not limited to Sarbanes-Oxley and FDA GMP.
•    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.
•    Other duties as assigned.


Education and Experience:
•    3-5 years of related work experience 
•    Bachelor’s degree Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field or equivalent experience. 
•    Preferred but not required: Agile & Scrum Certification, ITIL.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
•    Rich Experience in designing, configuring testing solution on HP ALM. Must have 4 to 5 years of experience in developing testing solutions and setup of HP ALM.
•    Experience in SAP implementation, auditing or advisory in SAP testing, SAP Test automation and validation needs. Must have 4 to 5 years of experience in SAP testing and Test automation.
•    Understanding of business processes, controls frameworks, compliances and regulations for cGMP, SoX, etc. 
•    End to end experience with rolling out test strategy for SAP & Digital Applications and develop a robust regression test strategy.
•    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.
•    Able to be aware of all relevant SOPs as per Company policy as they are related to the position covered by this Job Description 
•    Support and contribute in Lean Sigma programs and activities towards delivery of the set target .


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

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