Senior Data Architect

Basel, Switzerland

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Currently we are looking for a Senior Data Architect for our Basel office to make the team even stronger.

We are seeking an experienced Senior Data Architect to lead a group of architects, to complete achieve a common Global Data Model within the Commercial IT domain for one of our clients in Basel. Focusing on the Global Data Model Design. Designing master dimensions.


  • Work together with multiple solution architects and solution design experts in creating a global data model aligned across ongoing and newly starting programs;
  • Work together with Scrum Master to run Data Model Design workshops, and set up Sprint Goals for the Data Model Task Force;
  • Review data design and architectural decisions for multiple programs and give feedback to dedicated program/project architects;
  • Review/audit implemented product databases to make sure that design decisions are followed and on track;
  • Create architecture for project based on Big Data Platform;
  • Bring industry best practices to project team and help implementing the work environment;
  • Provide guidance to any vendor who is designing in EVICO / F1 for commercial area;
  • Review how suppliers are designing & implementing solutions to ensure aligned with standards;
  • Provide guidance on new data hubs in commercial tenant, e.g. social interaction, social usage, patient interaction;
  • Help with standards for commercial on Formula 1 (next generation of big data platform);
  • Make sure all projects and programs follow the standards;
  • Keep a status update on all programs in commercial area.


  • Deep understanding of and experience with big data ecosystem and architecture patterns;
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English;
  • Experience in pharma, healthcare, life science industry.

We offer

  • Experience exchange with colleagues all around the world;
  • Competitive compensation depending on experience and skills;
  • Regular assessments and salary reviews;
  • Develop integration modules for interacting with new systems and applications;
  • Opportunities for self-realization;
  • Friendly team and enjoyable working environment;
  • Corporate and social events;
  • Please note that any offers will be subject to appropriate background checks;
  • We do not accept CV from recruiting or staffing agencies;
  • Due to the swiss labour legislation we can only accept EU candidates and applicants who have open work permit for Switzerland.