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Data Platform Solution Architect / System Engineer

The ICS Infrastructure team is part of the Process Automation team within the Engineering department of the Pfizer Puurs site. As center of excellence in technology, innovation and project management the department of engineering in Puurs is building the future of the site. The Process Automation team is actively working to optimize systems and processes. Due to the long experience and use of modern technologies we offer payable solutions to building automation, electricity , equipment automation, application integration and infrastructure. We deliver the system integration across multiple projects as well as 24/7 support for production for these systems. Within the ICS Infrastructure team we have an open position for a Data Platform Solutions Architect / System engineer .

Principle Accountabilities

Platform Management

  • Develop and maintain Architecture and Roadmap

  • Guarantee Integration and alignment with other platforms

  • Leading platform implementations / projects

  • Platform Operations

  • Guarantee availability and capacity

  • L2 & L3 Platform Support

  • Service and Product Management

  • Identity stakeholder needs through continual engagement

  • Develop, maintain and share the service & product portfolio

  • Design & Build platform specific services & products according to agreed specifications

  • Develop and improve Operational plans

  • Develop & communicate Service Performance reports

  • Service & Product Operations

  • L2 & L3 Product support

  • Qualifications


  • Bachelor's/Master's (Computer Science) Degree or equal by experience
  • 5 to 10 years of demonstrated experience in a similar role
  • Extensive knowledge of Dutch and English both written and spoken
  • Strong in Teamwork, good communication skills
  • Project Management skills
  • Analytical mindset, critical thinking skills and the ability to understand and translate situations and problems into effective solutions
  • ITIL best practices
  • Experience in pharma industry is an asset
  • Familiar with

  • Standard Database technology (SQL Server, Oracle, …) and new technologies on premise and in the cloud (PostgreSQL, …)
  • ETL tools
  • File and archiving technology
  • Data messaging platforms (ActiveMQ, Kafka, …)
  • DWH and Data lake technology
  • Frameworks based on structured and unstructured data
  • Data Science-, AI-, and Analytics technology
  • Time-series based platforms (PI Historian, …)
  • Graph-Database technology
  • Industrial IOT concepts and technology
  • De Pfizer site in Puurs is één van de grootste productie- en verpakkingssites van Pfizer wereldwijd, gespecialiseerd in aseptische productie en verpakking. Jaarlijks worden in Puurs meer dan 400 miljoen doses injecteerbare vaccins en medicijnen geproduceerd. Deze zijn ter plaatse verpakt in ampullen, flacons, plastic flessen, spuiten en patronen voor pennen.

    De medicijnen die in Puurs worden gemaakt, zijn bestemd voor patiënten in meer dan 170 landen wereldwijd. 30% van de productie uit Puurs is bestemd voor ontwikkelingslanden, in samenwerking met UNICEF, WHO, GAVI en ngo's.In Puurs werken meer dan 2800 medewerkers.

    Met het gebruik van twee windturbines, zonnepanelen en een warmtekrachtcentrale richten we ons op hernieuwbare energie.


    Data Platform Solution Architect / System Engineer

    Pfizer, Puurs
    IT, System Engineer, Engineering
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