Data Architect (f/m/d)

United Kingdom, Slough

Today, Lonza is a global leader in life sciences operating across three continents. While we work in science, there’s no magic formula to how we do it. Our greatest scientific solution is talented people working together, devising ideas that help businesses to help people. In exchange, we let our people own their careers. Their ideas, big and small, genuinely improve the world. And that’s the kind of work we want to be part of.

As a Data Architect, you will be responsible for defining architecture of our data management process, and implementing this within areas of our business. You will also act as key point of contact for internal stakeholders to create a process to enable statistical insights and process optimization across departments within Lonza.

Key responsibilities:

  • Defining architecture for data management in GMP and Development areas
  • Developing Interfaces to parse lab-platform data to/from ELN
  • Liaising with Technical Directors and Diverse User Groups for requirements for Data Consumption
  • Creating a process to enable Statistical Insights for Process Optimization and Scale-up across departments and other international sites
  • Identifying opportunities of integration with existing systems and platforms to enable streamline technology transfer between areas as well as integration and consistent data output.
  • Form strong, open relationships with system owners and key stakeholders, promoting proactive, two-way communication in order to implement best-practice and integration with the IT/OT Infrastructure.
  • Identify and develop strategic advances in data management technologies to improve operations (automation, exploiting the full potential systems, system to system interaction and process improvements following OE lean principles) to improve RFT, delivery to plan and overall end to end performance.

Key requirements:

  • Understanding of the OSIsoft PI system architecture and experience in PI Interface implementations
  • Experience within programming using at least one of the following: API (e.g. REST), Python, Statistical Language (R, Scala, JMP), MATLAB within a scientific/lab setting
  • Experience in defining and creating data structure and back-end architecture for storing, analyzing and reporting complex data
  • Experience in gathering diverse user requirements for statistical purposes
  • Experience with LIMS/MES/ELN process/workflow development desirable
  • Exposure and knowledge of cross functional data projects in Pharma/Biotech industry
  • Specialist / Super User / SME  in a knowledge management software, electronic laboratory notebooks or laboratory information systems
  • Experienced user of MS Office software (such as MS Excel)
  • Good Knowledge to Computer Systems Validation
  • System implementation, documentation and maintenance.

Every day, Lonza’s products and services have a positive impact on millions of people. For us, this is not only a great privilege, but also a great responsibility. How we achieve our business results is just as important as the achievements themselves. At Lonza, we respect and protect our people and our environment. Any success we achieve is no success at all if not achieved ethically.

People come to Lonza for the challenge and creativity of solving complex problems and developing new ideas in life sciences. In return, we offer the satisfaction that comes with improving lives all around the world. The satisfaction that comes with making a meaningful difference.

Reference: R46565