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Senior Director Architecture, Security and Application Sourcing

As a global Research Organization to the biopharmaceutical industry, CellCarta provides access to a broad offering of biomarker platforms and services. We partner with our clients to address the most complex scientific testing needs, delivering customized biomarker testing solutions to further the limitless potential of precision medicine.

We offer our services on a global scale through our laboratories in USA, Canada, Belgium, China and Australia. Combining expertise in histopathology, immune monitoring, proteomics, genomics and sample logistics, we support pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in the research and development of innovative new medicines for the treatment of cancer and immune diseases. Working under stringent quality and regulatory requirements, we strive to make a difference in the future treatment options offered to patients.

As part of the team, you will be the lead implementing the strategy with a focus on the global application and infrastructure architecture, application development and security. Agility and effective added value to the team and the company are key criteria. The ideal candidate has an analytical mind and great communication skills, experience at operational and tactical level and the ability to see the big picture.

Major responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement (IT) solutions that support a global connected (cloud) platform across multiple regions and countries.
  • Advise on best-fit (IT) solutions to IT leadership and business stakeholders to support the IT strategy and the business
  • Advise and implement on best-fit security solutions for a global company covering multiple regions and countries.
  • Lead yearly financial planning and business case follow up for your area.
  • Define yearly (application) IT road map and deliver upon promises with both internal and external vendors across the world.
  • Shape the team using internal and external vendors to fit the needs
  • The ideal candidate:

  • Advanced degree (Bachelor’s level or higher in science or IT) with at least 5 years of experience in similar roles with a proven track record of delivering global critical implementations.
  • Proven experience with multiple technologies including on-premise and cloud environments.
  • Proven experience in integration of multiple platforms, including application and data flow optimizations
  • Proven experience in working with internal teams and external vendors in different sourcing models.
  • An understanding of typical laboratory workflows in the chemical, pharmaceutical, environmental or similar industries would be advantageous as would knowledge of Laboratory Informatics
  • A wide degree of creativity and initiative is expected. This includes helping the team operationally where needed.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Fluent in Dutch and English both written and spoken
  • Well organized, results orientated team player capable of working under a minimum of supervision.
  • Participate in the validation of these applications
  • Having a entrepreneurial mindset is key
  • Understand the needs and requirements from internal departments and translate them to applications
  • Be able to see the trends in the market and translate it to new services for the company.
  • Senior Director Architecture, Security and Application Sourcing

    CellCarta
    Antwerp
    Full time

    Published on 11/19/2021

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