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Director, Enterprise Data and Analytics -Research, Business Engagement, Delivery and Architecture

Company: Gilead Sciences, Inc.
Location: San Mateo
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Director, Enterprise Data and Analytics -Research, Business Engagement, Delivery and Architecture
United States - California - Foster City

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gilead's therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the company's five core values. That's because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly

Gilead Sciences is continuing to hire for all open roles. Our interview process may be conducted virtually and some roles will be asked to temporarily work from home. Over the coming weeks and months, we will be implementing a phased approach to bringing employees back to site to ensure the health and safety of our teams.

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Job Description

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that has pursued and achieved breakthroughs in medicine for more than three decades, with the goal of creating a healthier world for all people. The company is committed to pursuing scientific invention to prevent and treat life-threatening diseases, including HIV, viral hepatitis and cancer. Gilead has operations in more than 35 countries worldwide, with headquarters in Foster City, California.

You will be part of a team that is helping millions of people live healthier, more fulfilling lives. We are a close community where every individual matters and everyone has a chance to enhance their skills through ongoing development. Inclusion is one of our core values, which means we are creating and fostering a work environment where our differences are valued, and everyone feels respected and empowered to bring their authentic selves to work. By joining Gilead, you will further our mission to discover, develop and deliver innovative therapeutics for people with life-threatening diseases.


The IT Director - Enterprise Data and Analytics -Research will be responsible for leading enterprise data and analytics initiatives in research line of business. Individual will play a business engagement, delivery and data and analytics architecture lead role for research data and analytics initiatives. Individual will be responsible for maturing and extending analytical solutions, data science, data management, data engineering, metadata management and master data management solutions for Research organization. By combining a strong technical background with a solid understanding of domain knowledge, the individual will architect, design and deliver capabilities and programs across Research. He/She will be responsible for selecting new technologies for Research specific data and analytics initiatives.


  • Combine business needs, Gilead DnA platform roadmaps and technology trends to develop Enterprise Data and Analytics roadmap and future state architecture for Research at Gilead
  • Evaluate current state architecture and recommend and implement changes with a focus on improving the scalability and accessibility of Gilead data for Research use cases (e.g. Structural Chemistry, Bioinformatics, Genomics, Pathology solutions, Omics, etc.)
  • Develop comprehensive business cases and project plans to fund and deliver approved project portfolio investments and capabilities that deliver on platform and product roadmaps and future state architecture for Research
  • Provide technical and architectural guidance to engineering teams and service providers, ensuring that new initiatives enable effective and scalable analytics principles, high compute processing, data storage, data engineering, data management, data science and data analysis capabilities for Research use cases
  • Participate in architectural review boards, evaluations of data and analytics solutions, commercial of the shelf products and technologies to support Research use cases
  • Research, recommend and pilot tools and process changes in order to drive quality and efficiency across the solution development lifecycle
  • Evaluate and select new technologies and Research data and analytics needs (data science, real world data, genomics, omnics and unstructured data analysis)
  • Develop solutions for the wide range of complex problems which requires a high degree of ingenuity, creativity, and innovativeness
  • Act as a thought leader on industry trends, emerging analytics and data management capabilities (such as enterprise data lake, cataloging, AI solutions) and technologies (cloud platforms, high compute architectures and technologies) and potential use in Research
  • Partner with other groups in the organization including IT vertical supporting Research, Infrastructure, IT Security and other Data and Analytics teams to ensure robust and scalable solutions
  • Serve as a consultant and external spoke person for the organization on significant matters relating to policies, programs, capabilities and long-range goals and objectives
  • Manage Research data sets as data products throughout the life cycle that can be shared across various different Research and non - Research data and analytics use cases
  • Work with other solution and domain architects to establish architecture standards, policies and governance for Research data products
    Basic Qualifications

    High School Degree and Fifteen Years' Experience OR Associate's Degree and Twelve Years' Experience OR Bachelor's Degree and Ten Years' Experience OR Master's Degree and Eight Years' Experience

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Demonstrated ability to lead and influence new initiatives in a matrixed, global organization
    • Excellent verbal and written skills and with the ability to build strong relationships across the organization
    • Has understanding of Life Sciences Research domain; understanding of high computer screening, high dimension assays, omics, pathology processes and genomics data
    • Extensive experience with various big data management on premise and cloud technologies for analytics, data engineering, data virtualization, metadata management, and data quality.
    • Develop concepts, techniques, and standards (e.g sharing data with internal and external partners). Develop new applications based on professional principles and theories, viewed expert in the field in the corporation.
    • Experience in analytics technologies such as AWS, Azure, Snowflake, Databricks, SPARK, R, Python, Tableau, Spotfire etc.
    • Experience with Cloud platforms including AWS and Microsoft Azure
    • Thorough understanding of cloud technologies, market trends and the broader ecosystem including server, storage and security considerations
    • Demonstrate technical leadership with a quality mindset in all aspects of deliverables for our customers
    • Experience with and Agile related tools, practices, and culture
    • Assignments are self-initiated and able to work under minimal or no supervision
    • Works under consultative direction towards long range goals and objectives and able to work well with global teams, including time-zone flexibility
    • Proven track record of managing multiple, competing tasks and objectives
    • Ability to manage unique challenges and solutions that can serve as precedent for future decisions
    • Proven experience leading positive change, empowering people, cultivating product technology visions and innovative solutions, and fostering effective engineering practices and culture.
      Gilead Core Values:
      • Integrity (Doing What's Right)
      • Inclusion (Encouraging Diversity)
      • Teamwork (Working Together)
      • Excellence (Being Your Best)
      • Accountability (Taking Personal Responsibility)
        If this is not the right move for you now but remain interested in a career at Gilead Sciences, please connect with us via our Career Site:

        As an equal opportunity employer, Gilead Sciences Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce. Employment decisions regarding recruitment and selection will be made without discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, genetic information or characteristic, gender identity and expression, veteran status, or other non-job related characteristics or other prohibited grounds specified in applicable federal, state and local laws. In order to ensure reasonable accommodation for individuals protected by Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veterans' Readjustment Act of 1974 . click apply for full job details

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