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Enterprise Applications Architect (KA-02)
Cambridge, MA

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Job Description

Akebia Therapeutics is a fully integrated biopharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of therapeutics for patients with chronic kidney disease. For more information, please visit us at:

We are looking for a talented and motivated individual to serve as the company's Enterprise Application Architect. As a crucial member of the Enterprise Applications Group, you will work with some of the industry's latest technologies in support of a highly focused and entrepreneurial department furthering key business initiatives.

The Enterprise Applications Architect will contribute to the overall objectives of the department and be the technical representative on several cross-functional teams. He or she will have to have a solid background in key technologies as well as data management, data integration, and systems implementation experience.

The ideal candidate will be a highly self-motivated IT professional, inspired by technology and its use in an ever changing, fast-paced environment. The Enterprise Applications Architect will be depended upon to continually evaluate the tools and applications being utilized by the group.

Required Skills

* Management and application support for several business-critical systems including operations, problem resolution, application configuration, and reporting.
* Technical lead on systems projects and implementations.
* Design, develop, maintain, and support data integrations and ETL processes.
* Be a key member of a data warehousing project and bring technical expertise to the team both on the data integration and data reporting sides.
* Document current and future business processes and develop system requirements from high level business functional needs.
* Become a subject matter expert on the data the company utilizes and bases decisions on and how it related to other data and data sets.

Required Experience

* Bachelor's Degree and 5 years if Information Systems experience or equivalent Life Sciences IT experience.
* Working knowledge of current IT Security principles and SSO infrastructure (Okta preferred)
* Proven ability to work on cross-functional projects and contribute significantly to achieve meaningful business goals.
* Hands on experience with Tier 1 ERP System operation, configuration, and support.
* Experience with data integration tools (Informatica Cloud, PowerCenter, MuleSoft, Boomi, SSIS, etc.)
* Proven experience with Pharmaceutical Data Management- data consolidation and normalization, data investigation, data modeling, and data validation methods
* Experience with data reporting and visualization tools (SSRS, Oracle BI, Tableau, etc.)
* Experience with data warehousing technologies is a plus
* Ability to work with both inside stakeholders as well as third party vendors
* Must have a passion for learning about new systems and tools and keeping abreast of the latest technologies to best serve the business

Job Location Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States Position Type Full-Time/Regular


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