Senior Solutions Architect

Senior Solutions Architect

About us

Owkin exists to find the right treatment for every patient. Our focus is to use artificial intelligence to discover and develop better treatments for unmet medical needs, starting with the fight against cancer.

In November, Owkin became a 'unicorn' - a startup worth more than $1 billion - through a $180 million investment from pharmaceutical company Sanofi. As a result, we are now looking for the brightest and best talent to help us to go even further in achieving our mission.

Learn more about us

 

About the role:

The Solution Architect has the opportunity to build a standard design in order to suit to various conditions.

As a Solution Architect within Owkin Company, you will have the opportunity to work in the health & medical domain, a booming sector, to bring a real contribution to answer medical & health challenging questions.
More specifically, you will work on the creation and design of IT architectures, by taking an active part in discussions for adapting our state of the art to the constraints of a specific deployment. On the IT side, you will be in touch with a wide range of technologies and infrastructure (from physical server to Cloud solutions).

You’ll work directly with the Tech & Product team under the responsibility of the SVP Data Infra & Ops.

 

In particular, you will:

  • Lead technical discussions and interactions dedicated to setup the targeted solution with IT team of partners (academic centers/hospital/institute) and/or within Owkin
  • Provide detailed specifications for proposed IT solutions
  • Align strong expertise at various levels of infrastructure (from deep layers to Docker architecture concept & solution)
  • Analyze current technologies used within the company and determine ways to improve
  • Document and monitor requirements needed to institute proposed updates
  • Work closely with Information Technology professionals within the company to ensure hardware is available for projects and working properly
  • Deploy and test (or bring an active assistance during this stage) packaged solutions and potentially intermediate or low layers (like orchestrator, hypervisor, network…) during server/IaaS setup
  • Contribute when required to the development of Owkin infra as code
  • Coordinate on the IT side, schedule and animate technical meetings, build and update plannings & timelines regularly, give regular status and highlight at the right level urgency/major issues

 

Position is based in our Paris or Nantes offices or remotely.

 

About you

Required qualifications / experience:

  • A Master’s degree in Computer Science or Software Engineering preferred
  • Proven experience on architecture design or Solution Architect role on critical infrastructure systems for industries such as healthcare, insurance, finance or military
  • A professional experience working with and analyzing computer hardware and software, experience developing IT and cloud infrastructure
  • Able to lead technical discussion (especially debug or test sessions) and solution-oriented mindset
  • Current understanding of best practices regarding system security measures
  • Project management and leadership skills
  • Experience developing IT and cloud infrastructure
  • Experience in software engineering and design architecture
  • Highly organized and meticulous about details; capable of tackling complex problems logically and effectively; fun to work with; honest ; excited to work hard in a dynamic, fast-paced environment ; …
  • Good communicator, fluent in English and French, able to coordinate several threads of discussions & projects in parallel, with various levels of progress & mindset
  • Able to interact with efficiency & on a pedagogical manner with stakeholders, and to promote partnership spirit especially with Owkin’s partners
  • Positive outlook in meeting challenges and working to a high level

 

Preferred qualifications/bonus:

  • A certified TOGAF or a Cloud Architect certification

 

What we offer

  • Competitive salary & excellent benefits package
  • Flexible work organization and access to remote work
  • Friendly and informal working environment
  • Opportunity to work with an international team with high technical and scientific backgrounds

Recruitment Process & Security

  • Please attach a cover letter and a CV.
  • Owkin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, gender, sexual orientation, age, color, religion, national origin, protected veteran status or on the basis of disability.
  • Owkin is a great place to work. Unfortunately, being a coveted workplace means we are vulnerable to recruitment phishing scams. We urge all job seekers and candidates to be wary of potential scams. Most of these have individuals posing as representatives of prominent companies, including Owkin, with the aim of obtaining personal, sensitive, or financial information from applicants. These scams prey upon an individual’s desire to obtain a job and can sometimes “feel” like a genuine recruitment process. Some red flags are identified below. Should you encounter a recruitment process that claims to be for Owkin but is not consistent with the below, please do not provide any personal or financial information:
  • Legitimate Owkin recruitment processes include communication with candidates through recognized professional networks, such as LinkedIn. However, further 
  • communication is always through an official Owkin email address (from the @owkin.com domain), over the phone or though Recruitment platforms (WelcomeKit, talent.io, hidden.market, Fifty Talent or Hiresweet);
  • Legitimate Owkin recruiters will not solicit personal data from candidates during the application phase including, but not limited to, date of birth, social security numbers, or bank account information;
  • Legitimate Owkin interviews may be conducted over the phone, in person, or via an approved enterprise videoconferencing service (such as Google Meets or Highfive). They will never occur via Signal, Telegram or Messenger
  • Legitimate Owkin offers of employment are based on merit and only extended once a candidate has interviewed with members of the hiring team. Offers will be extended both verbally and in written format. Owkin may request some personal information to initiate the hiring process, but this will be through protected means.

 

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Role

Senior Solutions Architect

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Location

Paris - Nantes - Remote

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