Information Management Lead – Enterprise Sharing Architecture

Branchburg, NJ, US
April 16 2018
Organization Type
Requisition ID: SER001429

Merck & Co., Inc. Kenilworth, N.J., U.S.A. known as Merck in the United States and Canada, is a global health care leader with a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines, vaccines and animal health products. The difference between potential and achievement lies in the spark that fuels innovation and inventiveness; this is the space where Merck has codified its 125-year legacy. Merck’s success is backed by ethical integrity, forward momentum, and an inspiring mission to achieve new milestones in global healthcare.

Merck’s Information Technology organization partners with colleagues across the business to help serve our patients and customers around the world. Ours is a high energy team of dynamic, innovative individuals dedicated to advancing Merck’s contribution to global medical innovation by leveraging information and technology to efficiently advance the business by driving revenue and productivity.

How will you invent the future? 

As an Information Management Lead at Merck’s Branchburg IT HUB, you will be part of inventing tomorrow. Our Innovative centers are where great people come together and deliver solutions that save and improve lives.

We are seeking motivated talent interested in solving problems to improve tomorrow.

You will:

Be an active member of a team responsible for ensuring proper access to highly shareable, enterprise-wide data. Design and build data-sharing architecture solutions utilizing multiple data sources to produce a single version of core data assets.Be responsible for the design, technical development, and distribution of Master Data Management objects across Merck, particularly with respect to HR data. Engage with the HR Center of Excellence to develop effective data sharing processes and ensure standardization and compliance.  

You will work and learn more about:

HR data used globally throughout the enterpriseInformation Privacy and Risk Management Data Integration across the Enterprise





  • B.S. in Computer Science.

  • 6+ years of experience in architecture specifications and software design, including requirements, development, testing, knowledge transfer to operational teams, monitoring, and retirement of code, when appropriate.
  • Interest in new technologies and willingness to learn.
  • Ability to work independently.
  • Ability to build collaborative relationships and negotiate requirements across multiple groups.
  • Ability to envision solutions to satisfy immediate needs, yet within a global, enterprise-wide context.
  • Experience working with an Enterprise Sharing Architecture, with interfaces to other enterprise-wide systems, such as SAP.
  • Excellent attention to detail and a passion for continuous improvement.
  • Ability to interpret architecture designs and to abstract and define interfaces.
  • Experience leading small to medium teams of onsite and offsite developers, and in coaching less experienced team members.
  • Experience in projects involving enterprise-wide use of data.
  • Experience in problem solving and issue resolution.
  • Experience in working with both project teams and the business to understand, verify, and translate business requirements into technical system requirements, including in the use of shareable data.
  • Experience in supporting complex / critical enterprise-wide information systems.
  • Excellent communication skills that cross technical and business boundaries.
  • Experience in using Oracle database, Informatica ETL Tool, Unix/Linux and SQL/PLSQL programming language.
  • Experience in estimating efforts and cost involved in the expected work.
  • Experience in managing release-related activities - coordinating with subscribers and release management teams; and in supporting code migration through to production environments.
  • A working knowledge of Human Resource data and data privacy requirements.

  • Experience with System Development Life Cycle documentation principles and practice.
  • Experience in innovation in identifying, proposing, prototyping, documenting and overseeing the execution of IT system solutions.
  • Ability to understand strategic Information Technology goals in order to be able to execute initiatives in support of enterprise-wide information sharing and data integration initiatives.  

Your role at Merck is integral to helping the world meet new breakthroughs that affect generations to come, and we’re counting on your skills and inventiveness to help make meaningful contributions to global medical advancement. At Merck, we’re inventing for life. 


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