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Iot System Architect (M/F)


10.06.2021 | Lisboa | Referência: 2016957


Iot System Architect (M/F)


Your new company 

Ferring Pharmaceuticals is a research-driven, specialty biopharmaceutical group committed to helping people around the world build families and live better lives. Headquartered in Saint-Prex, Switzerland, Ferring is a leader in reproductive medicine and women’s health, and in specialty areas within gastroenterology and urology. Ferring has been developing treatments for mothers and babies for over 50 years and has a portfolio covering treatments from conception to birth. Founded in 1950, privately-owned Ferring now employs over 6,000 people worldwide, has its own operating subsidiaries in nearly 60 countries and markets its products in 110 countries. To learn more about Ferring or its products please visit

Your new role

Your main responsibility as an IoT System Architect is to support proof-of-concept/value projects and lead the design and implementation of performant and scalable platform architectures. You will focus primarily on the core IIOT, data ingestion and processing capabilities of the platforms. In your new role, you will: Assess system and data architectures, high-level IT and application strategies, and data management practices to develop overarching project system and data context reference diagrams to support project objectives; Lead design efforts related to data acquisition, wrangling, ingestion, pipelines and orchestration in support of analytics functionalities; Lead efforts to ensure that project architectures are secure, performant and scalable; Perform the solution design to meet the requirements of the TechOps business stakeholders; Understand IT/OT industry-specific applications, particularly around Information Solutions, Analytics and MES.

What you'll need to succeed

We are looking for a talented individual with at least three to five years of experience in technical consulting, with demonstrated Software industry experience and/or domain experience in the Pharmaceutical Industry. Experience with Java, JavaScript, C#, Python and related development languages is required. Moreover, experience with PTC, ThingWorx Analytics & Kepware, as well as experience with Architecting and delivering distributed or SaaS-based analytical solutions is important for this role. Knowledge of big data processing and streaming platforms such as Apache Spark, Apache Kafka, Apache Flink and Databricks is required. Ferring is also looking for an individual with expertise in Machine Learning libraries and notebooks, as well as data storage technologies. Previous experience in application software installation, configuration and maintenance (and the discipline to document and track procedures and activities); Networking, VMWare environments and operating systems (Windows server, Linux varieties) is also essential. Expertise in Oracle, Microsoft SQL server, Postgres database platforms is valued, in addition to Data wrangling and ETL concepts. Familiarity with DevOps and Agile development methodologies is important for this role. Fluency in English? is also required.

What you will get in return 

Inspiration from our commitment to advocate for everyone’s right to build a family, no matter who you are, where you live or who you love. Motivation from innovation in our chosen therapy areas and ongoing development of our organisation. You will perform a key role in the development and implementation of the new ERP from scratch, on a global scale, which will provide you with the opportunity to enable an organisational transformation with end to end business visibility.

What you need to do

If you're interested in this role, please apply now.