API Platform Lead

Location
Foster City
Salary
See job description.
Posted
September 02 2021
Ref
R0021915
Discipline
Other, Other
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Pharma


API Platform Lead
United States - North Carolina - Raleigh

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. Gileads 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 companys five core values. Thats 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 #CreatingPossible


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 Gilead Business Services center in Raleigh's Research Triangle region will be home to some of the company's critical shared service teams in North America, including Information Technology, Global Financial Solutions, HR Operations and Procurement Services Desk. These functions provide the necessary support to ensure Gilead's business runs effectively and efficiently. The center will also be a catalyst for standardization of processes, digital transformation and technology optimization. Please check out more at https://nccareers.gilead.com/

The API Platform Lead will be responsible for managing our API platform operations, maturing and extending data, reporting and API solutions across the organization. By combining a strong technical background with a solid understanding of market trends, the IT API Platform Lead will be responsible for architecting, designing and delivering projects and enhancements across the Enterprise API Platform.

Essential Duties and Job Functions
  • Excellent skills in APIGEE or similar Middleware API Platforms, SOAP and REST Services, XML and JSON formats and integration concepts
  • Work with Business partners for new solutions and Automation ideas
  • Able to interpret requirements for the technical team on services/integrations in an Agile process
  • Lead and groom a team of architects/developers who might be geographically distributed
  • Make technology decisions related to Apigee environment
  • Create Design Document addressing business paint points around integration leveraging Google API platform
  • Create & Maintain best practice documents on API Management
  • Broad knowledge of web standards relating to APIs (OAuth, SSL, CORS, JWT, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Change & Incident Management process
  • Partner with other groups in the organization including Business Engagement, Information Management, Infrastructure and IT Security to ensure robust and scalable solutions
  • Work with other solution and domain architects to establish architecture standards, policies and governance
  • Combine business needs, vendor roadmaps and technology trends to develop Enterprise API platform and product roadmaps and future state architecture diagrams


Basic Qualifications:
Associates Degree and Twelve Years Experience OR Bachelor's Degree and Ten Years' Experience OR Masters' Degree and Eight Years' Experience

Preferred Qualifications:
  • 5+ years experience managing Middleware API Platform (APIGEE or Mulesoft, etc.)
  • 3+ years experience in Design and Architecture preferably in API Management
  • Excellent technical, analytical, and project management skills
  • Experience with Cloud platforms including AWS and Google Cloud
  • Thorough understanding of cloud technologies, market trends and the broader ecosystem
  • Demonstrate proficiency and thorough knowledge of computer system validation (CSV) requirements defined by applicable authorities and/or industry groups
  • Operational knowledge and experience with CS applications in a GXP environment
  • Experience delivering solutions using Agile DevOps is a plus
  • Previous experience in Life Sciences

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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, and Title I of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, applicants who require accommodation in the job application process may contact careers@gilead.com for assistance.

Following extensive monitoring, research, consideration of business implications and advice from internal and external experts, Gilead has made the decision to require all U.S. employees and contractors to receive the COVID-19 vaccines as a condition of employment. Full vaccination is defined as two weeks after both doses of a two-dose vaccine or two weeks since a single-dose vaccine has been administered. Anyone unable to be vaccinated, either because of a sincerely held religious belief or a medical condition or disability that prevents them from being vaccinated, can request a reasonable accommodation.

For more information about equal employment opportunity protections, please view the EEO is the Law' poster.

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Our environment respects individual differences and recognizes each employee as an integral member of our company. Our workforce reflects these values and celebrates the individuals who make up our growing team.

Gilead provides a work environment free of harassment and prohibited conduct. We promote and support individual differences and diversity of thoughts and opinion.

For Current Gilead Employees and Contractors:

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