Associate Director* System Architecture Digital Solutions Quality

  • Mainz
  • Work experience
  • IT
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Become a member of the BioNTech Family!

As a part of our team of more than 2.500 pioneers, you will play a key role in developing solutions for some of the most crucial scientific challenges of our age. Within less than a year, we were able to develop our COVID-19 mRNA vaccine following the highest scientific and ethical standards – writing medical history.
We aim to reduce the suffering of people with life-changing therapies by harnessing the potential of the immune system to develop novel therapies against cancer and infectious diseases. While doing so, we are guided by our three company values: united, innovative, passionate. Get in touch with us if you are looking to be a part of creating hope for a healthy future in many people's lives.

Associate Director* System Architecture Digital Solutions Quality

BioNTech SE is currently implementing a variety of digitalization projects, including SAP ERP, laboratory information and management systems, and electronic quality management systems. With the first commercial factory for individualized immunotherapies as well as the modular production platform for mRNA (BioNTainer), we are developing modern system landscapes. As part of this development, many new initiatives are emerging and cross-functional strategies need to be aligned.
In this role, you will be responsible for the architecture of systems in the Digital Solutions Quality area. This includes systems for quality control, analytical labs, and quality assurance. In coordination with the central architecture team, the customers as well as the application departments, you will work on the design of our system landscape. In doing so, you will ensure that all individual initiatives are aligned with our technology strategy.

Your main responsibilities are:
  • Design and specification of infrastructure and interface architectures for global computer systems in quality control, analytical laboratories and quality assurance and their coordination with the central architecture team and system owners.
  • Identify integration issues and define and drive appropriate solutions in coordination with application teams, central architecture team and IT 
  • Collection and documentation of infrastructure and interface requirements as well as initiation and tracking of the corresponding implementation actions
  • Continuously monitor and improve the IT infrastructure in use to adapt to changing requirements and to ensure performance, security, and availability
  • Design and implementation of operational processes (e.g., disaster recovery, access rights assignment, incident management in collaboration with system owners, IT, and business departments  

What you have to offer.

  • Degree in Computer Science, Science or Engineering or equivalent with relevant (>5 years) experience in a regulated environment (ideally Pharma/Biotech).
  • Experience in design and implementation of IT infrastructures and interfaces for complex systems
  • Experience with modern architectures, cloud, AWS, Azure, IaaS, SaaS, Kubernetes.
  • Experience in architecture and process modeling, e.g., BPMN, TOGAF
  • Strong project, stakeholder and communication management skills
  • Strong communication skills in German and English

Benefits for you.

  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Childcare
  • Jobticket
  • Company Bike
  • Leave Account
  • Fitness Courses
  • Mobile Office
  • Special Vacation
... and much more.

Have we kindled your pioneering spirit?

Then apply now for our location  and simply send us your application documents using our online form.

If you have any further questions, our Talent Acquisition Team will be happy to answer them on + 49 (0) 6131-9084-1291 (monday-friday, from 12 noon to 4 pm).

Job-ID 5845 (please indicate for inquiries)

We look forward to your application!

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