Sr. Manager, Engineering Lead @ Pfizer - New York, NY

Job Overview

14 days ago

Sr. Manager, Engineering Lead

Pfizer - New York, NY

Why Patients Need You
Technology impacts everything we do. Pfizer’s digital and ‘data first’ strategy focuses on implementing impactful and innovative technology solutions across all functions from research to manufacturing. Whether you are digitizing drug discovery and development, identifying solutions, or making our work easier and faster, you will be making a difference to countless lives.
At Pfizer we make medicines and vaccines that change patients' lives with a global reach of over 780 million patients. Pfizer Digital is the organization charged with winning the digital race in the pharmaceutical industry. We apply our expertise in technology, innovation and our business to support Pfizer in this mission.
Role Summary
The Customer and Commercial Creation Centre team creates comprehensive technology solutions for Healthcare Providers (HCPs). These products include all digital (web, mobile, omni-channel, & devices) products, platforms, services and experiences.
The Engineering/Development Lead is the technical lead of a scrum development or project team which uses a variety of appropriate software delivery methodologies (agile, waterfall, hybrid, etc.).
They are embedded in a team which is focused on HCPs and they will work closely with a wide range of other colleagues (developers/delivery/product owners/client partners and commercial) to deliver world class solutions which are aligned to Pfizer’s bold move goals. They will lead a distributed team of developers and testers. They are responsible for the technical approach, engineering, strategy & delivery of these solutions.
How You Will Achieve It
The primary responsibilities of this position will be providing technical expertise and leadership in our team to deliver against our highest priority objectives.
  • They have a proven history of developing high quality software.
  • They have a detailed understanding of the Pfizer Digital technical and commercial landscapes.
  • Preferably, they are experienced in delivery of HCP Digital solutions within Pfizer.
  • They are comfortable with having autonomy and need to be able to make decisions without 100% of the information needed. (Working under pressure)
  • They must be prepared to lead a team of either colleagues and/or contracted staff.
  • They understand and have experience of Pfizer Digital’s software delivery life cycle, release management and software quality assurance principles.
  • They must be able to understand business needs and be able to translate them into useable, elegant, and high-quality technical solutions.
  • They must be good at working within teams and managing stakeholders.
  • They must be able to set technical objectives and create plans in the event that they are responsible for a team’s output.
  • They must be an excellent communicator and understand what effective communication means in practical terms.
  • They should be open to new ideas and be able to bring innovative ideas to their teams.
  • Minimum of 10 years software development experience in roles such as a software architect, developer, systems engineer, computer engineer, engineering lead, technical team lead. Ideally they would have experience managing teams (including financial) of contract or colleague resources.
  • Demonstrable experience operating in a DevOps environment and able to bring real experience of what works (and what doesn’t work) to our teams.
  • Demonstrable experience of modern software engineering, including coding standards, code reviews, test practices, and releasing.
  • Demonstrable experience of RESTful APIs, integration and microservice patterns.
  • Demonstrable experience of data modeling, common application architectures, cloud development, CI/CD practices, and able to lead software engineers in these areas.
  • Demonstrable understanding of source control using git.
  • Demonstrable understanding of object-oriented programming.
  • Experience with Atlassian products (Jira, Confluence) and GitHub is an asset.
  • Preferred qualification: Bachelor of Science degree or equivalent practical work experience in Information Management, Computer Science, Engineering, Technology Management, or relevant disciplines.
  • The ideal candidate will have extensive experience with multiple of the following technologies.
  • Great with People: Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to establish relationships, influence outcomes, and deliver effective presentations to a variety of audiences.
  • Expertise: Experience of Agile and DevOps principles with a desire to promote these working practices in your team.
  • Impact and Influence: Ability to work with others in a constructive and collaborative manner & influence resources outside of the immediate span of control.
  • Can navigate ambiguity: Ability to lead in a complex, matrix environment (multiple reporting lines and collaborations), with geographically distributed resources.
  • Passionate about quality: Detail oriented, persistent, strong desire to produce quality applications focused on user experience.
  • Analytical: Excellent skills in analysis, critical thinking and planning, oral and written communication, consensus building, facilitation, negotiation, and the ability to readily learn a new business area.
  • Curious and courageous: Will explore diverse solutions and not be afraid to pursue breakthrough thinking.
Travel will be required as part of this role as it is within a virtual team. Expectations around travel will vary but you will need to be capable of travel within the region and to other regions.
Our business is a 7x24x365 endeavor. This role may on occasion require physical or virtual participation on a weekend, holiday, or after normal business hours.

Candidate demonstrates a breadth of diverse leadership experiences and capabilities including: the ability to influence and collaborate with peers, develop and coach others, oversee and guide the work of other colleagues to achieve meaningful outcomes and create business impact.
Travel will be required as part of this role as it is within a virtual team. Expectations around travel will vary but you will need to be capable of travel within the region and to other regions.
Our business is a 7x24x365 endeavor. This role may on occasion require physical or virtual participation on a weekend, holiday, or after normal business hours.

Work Location Assignment: Remote
Last day to apply : August 17th 2022
Pfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.
Sunshine Act
Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider’s name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.
EEO & Employment Eligibility
Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.
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