Technical Design Expert - Mfg Execution : Become part of a global IT team delivering solutions to support our global network of manufacturing sites. Specifically focused on supporting Manufacturing Execution capabilities Your responsibilities include, but not limited to : • Create the detailed process designs necessary to operate the software/service on a day-to-day basis • Ensure designs produced adhere to architectural roadmap and support the development, execution and operations of software/service • Peer review and sign off detailed designs by business. • Ensure that detailed designs adhere to solution architecture design (i.e. high level conceptual design) and are traceable to functional as well as non-functional requirements in functional specification • Ensure the overall user experience is taken into account when designing new solutions and services • Take accountability to ensure adherence with Security and Compliance policies and procedures within Service Delivery scope What you'll bring to the role : • Degree or relevant equivalent experience Languages: Fluent English written & spoken Other language a bonus • University degree in computer science, management information systems or related discipline • Languages: Fluent English written & spoken Professional experience • >8 years of working-expertise in application and interface development, project management, process design and computer system validation practices in the Pharmaceutical industry • experience of system installation in GxP environments • Architecture experience in IT solutions • Good knowledge in the area of project management • Self-managed, strong initiative & multi-tasker • Capability to think strategically • Ability to interact with a typically diverse internal and external audience and is required to interpret and communicate complex information • Ability to mediate in case of conflicts • Capable of working in an international environment with virtual teams/resources and with non-co-located customers (matrix / remote environments exposure) • Broad IT technical skill set, including Java, Operating Systems, SQL based databases, network architectures. • knowledge about MES, OSI PI, SCADA, DCS • solid SIMCA online/offline knowledge • experience with multivariate data analysis (MVDA) You'll receive : Competitive salary, annual bonus, pension scheme, share scheme, health insurance, 25 days annual leave, flexible working arrangements, subsidized dining facilities, employee recognition scheme. Find out more about Novartis Ireland: #LI-NOV Minimum requirements :Why consider Novartis? : 927 million. That's how many lives our products touched in 2017. And while we're proud of that fact, in this world of digital and technological transformation, we must also ask ourselves this: how can we continue to improve and extend even more people's lives? We believe the answers are found when curious, courageous and collaborative people like you are brought together in an inspiring environment. Where you're given opportunities to explore the power of digital and data. Where you're empowered to risk failure by taking smart risks, and where you're surrounded by people who share your determination to tackle the world's toughest medical challenges. Join us and help us reimagine medicine. Novartis are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons.