ICT System Engineer Cloud Services - Zurich

Vifor Pharma AG — Glattbrugg/Zurich
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ICT System Engineer Cloud Services - Zurich

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We are currently looking for an ICT System Engineer who will be based at our operational HQ in Zurich and will focus on cloud services. In this role, the person will report to the Group Leader Data Center and will be part of the Global IT technology team. The person will be responsible for the following tasks:
  • Monitoring of Azure services

  • Ensure that the components and systems are standardized, available, stable, secure and ensure compliance with GxP regulations and according to SLAs

  • Manage outsourced services, contract reviews, regular SLA checks, upgrades, maintenance windows, coordinate different resources during projects and manage escalation processes

  • Develop and maintain ICT-Architectures in line with the ICT Strategy considering company objectives and efficiency 

  • Develop and maintain operational concepts

  • Create and maintain system architectures and overviews

  • Communicate and represent the ICT strategy and architectures internally and externally

  • Provide architecture consulting in projects

  • Plan and execute architecture audits and design reviews

  • Identify and communicate risks, advise, propose and implement appropriate actions

  • Ensure the continuous improvement, automation, rationalization and management of existing IT platform services, investigate systems and models that might benefit the company

  • Collaborate with other IT and business peers on a global level

  • Coordinate the interfaces between the requesters (internal and/or externals), the technology group, IT and/or the business partners

  • Be part of IT «on call» activities and organize or support maintenance windows activities

  • Understand and support the global IT strategy

  • Provide training documentation and training to operations team and IT support

  • Further tasks that correspond to this position

The ideal candidate is an Information Technology professional with the following essentials skills and experience: 
  • Experience as a cloud system engineer and in data centre operation in a similar context (global presence, multiple data centers, 500+ servers, hybrid cloud, and presence in Azure)

  • Expert knowledge in automation/orchestration and PowerShell

  • Expertise in hybrid cloud solutions and setup

  • Expertise in Azure networking (firewall, gateways, vnet, etc.)

  • Expertise in Azure storage, data lakes

  • Expertise in Azure policies and blueprints

  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server solutions and surroundings

  • Experience with transitioning from internal service to SaaS

  • Experience with Azure monitor

  • Experience with Power BI

  • Experience with ITIL processes

  • English language skills

  • Team player who has previously worked with international and remote teams 

The following skills would be advantageous:
  • Certifications according to the role are an advantage

  • Experienced with business requirements gatherings

  • Azure IOT

  • Azure Active Directory

  • Experience with other cloud providers (Google, AWS)

  • German and French would be advantageous 

  • Previous experience in the pharmaceutical industry and understanding of GxP and other regulations would be of advantage

For this role, we are looking for a proactive candidate who demonstrates entrepreneurial approach and can drive the necessary activities to bring our infrastructure and services to the next level. Being in that role will allow to underline the necessary «can do» attitude, team player spirit and act as a role model for others in line with Vifor Pharma values.

Über uns


Die Vifor Pharma Gruppe ist ein globales Spezialitäten-Pharmaunternehmen. Sie hat sich zum Ziel gesetzt, globale Marktführerin in den Bereichen Eisenmangel, Nephrologie und kardiorenale Therapien zu werden. Das Unternehmen ist der bevorzugte Partner für Pharmaprodukte und innovative, patientenorientierte Lösungen. Die Vifor Pharma Gruppe will Patienten mit schweren und chronischen Krankheiten auf der ganzen Welt dabei helfen, ein Leben in besserer Gesundheit zu führen. Das Unternehmen entwickelt, produziert und vermarktet pharmazeutische Produkte für eine optimale Patientenversorgung. Die Vifor Pharma Gruppe nimmt in allen ihren Kerngeschäften eine führende Position ein und besteht aus folgenden Unternehmen: Vifor Pharma, Vifor Fresenius Medical Care Renal Pharma (ein gemeinsam mit Fresenius Medical Care geführtes Unternehmen); und OM Pharma.


Die Vifor Pharma Gruppe hat ihren Hauptsitz in der Schweiz und ist an der Schweizer Börse (SIX Swiss Exchange, VIFN, ISIN: CH0364749348) kotiert.


Weitere Informationen finden Sie auf www.viforpharma.com/career


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