Integration Architect and Engineer

Astellas Pharma

Astellas Canada – Integration Architect and Engineer

At Astellas, we attempt to turn out to be a cutting-edge, value-driven life science innovator. This implies working on the forefront of healthcare change to show modern science into VALUE for sufferers.

What units us aside is our deal with sufferers, our pioneering innovation, our collaborative tradition, and the fervour of our proficient folks.

Making a constructive influence on sufferers’ lives is the aim behind every little thing we do. At Astellas, we’re relentless in our pursuit of scientific progress and in tackling unmet medical wants, demonstrated by our legacy in oncology, overactive bladder and transplant and our spectacular pipeline in ladies’s well being, blindness and regeneration, genetic regulation, immuno-oncology, mitochondria and focused protein degradation.

About Us:

We’re a worldwide pharmaceutical firm headquartered in Japan, with a workforce of greater than 14,000 managing operations in roughly 70 international locations all over the world. We’re within the Prime 30 world biopharma firm primarily based on world revenues and are predicted to be one of many Prime 10 Most cancers Drug Makers of 2024 by Fierce Pharma.

In Canada, we’re rising to fulfill the thrilling alternatives realized by our legacy manufacturers and wealthy pipeline of modern remedies.

We’re searching for candidates who will thrive in our entrepreneurial and empowering atmosphere the place expertise and management flourish. Do your values align with our Astellas Manner – affected person focus, possession, outcomes, openness and integrity? Then we’d love to listen to from you.

From the primary day in function, everybody at Astellas has a accountability for making a brighter future for sufferers all over the world. We nurture distinctive relationships with our workers to permit them to thrive, foster innovation, and ship distinctive enterprise outcomes. We work to create a tradition the place our folks really feel empowered to pursue courageous concepts and impressive outcomes, to have the arrogance to be accountable for a better customary of efficiency and embody a aggressive and solutions-oriented mindset.

Our experience, science and expertise make us a pharma firm. Our open and numerous tradition is what makes us uniquely Astellas.

Astellas Pharma Canada (APCA) is presently looking for an Integration Architect and Engineer reporting to Lead, Medical Knowledge Administration, FoundationX.


The aim of the Knowledge & Analytics Integration Architect and Engineer function is to drive innovation and effectivity by enabling data-driven decision-making processes, accelerating the tempo of drug discovery, and enhancing regulatory compliance. The scope of this function consists of designing and implementing options to knowledge and analytics use instances tailor-made to the distinctive necessities of life sciences analysis and growth and managing day after day operations and enhancements of a number of knowledge and analytics foundational platforms.

By collaborating carefully with analysis scientists, clinicians, regulatory specialists, and DigitalX professionals, this function will set up and preserve sturdy knowledge and analytics options that align with enterprise targets, regulatory requirements, and business greatest practices. Experience in platform and resolution administration ensures that state-of-the-art, but fit-for-purpose, toolsets are appropriately utilized all through the enterprise.

Important Job Duties

  • Work together with a various vary of cross-functional stakeholders in any respect ranges of the organisation.
  • Outline initiatives that construct, ship and handle options to fulfill enterprise necessities.
  • Present world possession relating to integration device units, workflows, and knowledge.
  • Outline the suitable governance constructions and entry fashions for analytics utility assist.
  • Present knowledgeable assist, path, and steerage to BAU workforce to research knowledge points and outline decision of information points.
  • Promote single supply of the reality for key knowledge parts.
  • Handle and develop technical options to make sure design integrity and adaptability.
  • Promote requirements and insurance policies for knowledge administration to incorporate: knowledge profiling, knowledge administration reporting, grasp knowledge administration.
  • Examine alternatives for Knowledge & Analytics optimizations/ improvements and co-ordinate with Astellas stakeholders and person group.
  • Assist Astellas undertaking groups and Enterprise results in get the very best outcomes from their knowledge.


  • Proficiency in designing options per enterprise buyer use instances using Analytics toolsets together with R/Python platforms, high-performance computing, dense knowledge storage, and ETL knowledge capabilities.
  • Skill to coordinate with a number of groups (infrastructure, cloud atmosphere, utility platforms, datalake, and so on.) and combine capabilities to create a singular product or platform that fulfills a enterprise use case.
  • Expertise with Agile methodology and mindset.
  • Demonstrated skill to work carefully with enterprise and IS stakeholders to make sure environment friendly and optimum utilization of Knowledge & Analytics environments, initially within the context of medical research insourcing and the assist of enhanced foundational capabilities.
  • Possess subject material experience on creating a knowledge mesh or federated knowledge structure that may faucet into knowledge amongst disparate knowledge warehouses, real-world knowledge, and file-based knowledge (structured and unstructured).
  • Robust command of information warehousing ideas, instruments like Talend, Azure Synapse, ADLS, Grasp Knowledge Administration (MDM) instruments.
  • Expertise with BI and analytics platforms together with QlikSense and Tableau.
  • Confirmed skill to design end-to-end architectures aligned with enterprise wants, making certain assist for scalable analytics.
  • In-depth understanding of life sciences R&D enterprise processes, adept at translating enterprise necessities into efficient technical options.
  • Wonderful communication and interpersonal abilities, enabling efficient collaboration with cross-functional groups, enterprise stakeholders, and technical specialists.
  • Mission administration capabilities, making certain adherence to timelines for profitable resolution supply.
  • Demonstrated management abilities, together with guiding technical groups, providing mentorship, and influencing architectural choices.
  • Demonstrated dedication to staying present with the newest developments, applied sciences, and greatest practices within the knowledge and analytics subject.
  • Related certifications in knowledge and analytics instruments/platforms are advantageous.


  • Bachelor of Science diploma in Laptop Science, Data Programs, Knowledge Science, or a associated subject.
  • 7+ years of related expertise in knowledge and analytics purposes roles.

Most well-liked

  • Grasp of Science diploma in Laptop Science, Data Programs, Knowledge Science, or a associated subject.
  • 5+ years’ expertise in Life Sciences business
  • Superior Analytics expertise

Further Data

Astellas Pharma Canada welcomes and encourages purposes from folks with disabilities. Lodging can be found on request for candidates participating in all elements of the hiring course of.

Astellas Pharma Canada requires full Vaccination towards COVID-19 as a situation of employment. Cheap lodging to this coverage could also be granted for a sound lodging request beneath human rights laws.

No phone inquiries, in-person purposes, or businesses please. Whereas we admire all purposes, solely candidates into account will likely be contacted.

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Astellas is dedicated to equality of alternative in all elements of employment.

EOE together with Incapacity/Protected Veterans

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