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IT Staff, PharmaStaff. Recruitment Specialists


IT Staff, PharmaStaff. Recruitment Specialists

  • Mayo
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent full-time
  • Updated 10/02/2018
  • Paul Murphy - 087 2713000
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Our prominent multinational client, has retained IT Staff in the search for the above position.  It is imperative that the ideal candidate has a strong working knowledge of the skills required below. There is a very competitive package on offer to the successful candidate.


This is an Infrastructure Architect role with responsibility for complex Commercial Products Supply (CPS) IT infrastructure environments – primarily focused on Internet of Things (IOT) with strong data management, engineering and security knowledge and a good level of understanding of network, servers & storage technologies.  This leader of self will be a key person to support the establishment of the IOT technical strategy, Security, architecture and execution plans for CPS facilities globally (in collaboration with the IT stakeholders, E&S and vendors). The role will be key participant of the CPS IT technology review board to review IT solution to support plant/Business requirements. The position could be required to work in shift to support the local plant activity on limited period of time for business continuity reason.



  • Provide technical input to the CPS IT technology roadmap

  • Support the CPS IOT strategy across Shop floor network, DMZ/industrial control systems firewall and CPS enterprise Network.

  • Define and document our CPS architecture and standards for CPS infrastructure.

  • Define, track and review metrics related to the implementation, performance, stability, and life-cycle management of CPS IT infrastructure hardware and software.

  • Guide internal and external service providers to review and improve technologies, processes and procedures related to the support of CPS IT infrastructure (office and plant).

  • Coordinates with colleagues in other technical disciplines to ensure that the entire production landscape is optimally supported and managed from an IT infrastructure point of view.

  • Define CPS Data archiving approach, routines and technology aligned with company rules, to optimize production storage usage

  • Define CPS backup approach, routines and technology meeting company and business requirement

  • Partners, vendors, consumers and other third parties

Technology Life Cycle Management

  • Provides technical input in alignment with plant into the yearly capital plan and works with CPS and CCIT procurement to prepare the CPS IT Infrastructure budget.

  • Manages the planning (including bill of material) of capital projects to complete the yearly capital plan in conjunction with the client services team members and CPS procurement on time and in budget.  Provides remote or on-site assistance to execute the projects when required. Projects are delivered through strong and disciplined project management methodologies

  • Identifies and manages technical and project related activities with external vendors. Provides technical requirements to CPS procurement who work on the commercial aspects of the vendor relationship.    

Risk Management

  • Proactively work with business units and ecosystem partners to implement practices that meet agreed-on policies and standards for digital risk.

  • Provides technical guidance when incidents or complex issues are escalated by the relevant CPS client services team members.

  • Coordinates with colleagues in other technical disciplines to ensure that the entire production landscape is optimally supported and managed

  • Provide a standard Disaster Recovery Planning document by site to ensure there are clearly documented plans that meet Company requirements and that these are tested per the schedule


  • The position will provide IOT training/ knowledge sharing to the CPS IT team to develop their autonomy to manage LCM, business request and support of those technologies.


  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience  within a multi-national environment  supporting IOT company strategy, managing third-party vendors

  • Ability to understand the overall architecture of a solution

  • Solid working knowledge of CPS and TCCC IT infrastructure and technologies is an advantage

  • Practical knowledge and skills of

  1. IOT with strong data management, engineering and security knowledge

  2. Storage infrastructure on Wintel/Linux platforms

  3. SAN storage arrays (EMC, NetApp and others)

  4. Data and voice network technologies

  5. DRP approach with above technologies

  6. Backup technologies

  7. Vendor management

  • Outstanding verbal and written communication skills, including customer / client communication skills

  • Proven ability to analyze infrastructure, troubleshoot problems, provide recommendations and follow up on their implementation

  • Strong global and cross-functional project management expertise with the ability to manage deliverables and action items with teams in different countries, with different cultures

  • Experienced in change management and operational excellence.

  • Knowledge of CPS business processes and Business Process Management desirable


  • A bachelor's degree in computer science, information systems or a related study (or equivalent project-related experience).

  • Knowledge of CPS business processes and Business Process Management desirable

  • Project Management Certification desirable

  • ITIL Foundation certification desirable

  • Operational Excellence Certification desirable

  • Cisco CCNP or CCIE / HP network certification desirable

  • IBM Certified Storage Specialist desirable

  • EMC proven Professional certification desirable


  • Travel will be global and may take up to 20%


  • While located in home location, this role will spend considerable time with other CPS locations. Therefore, they have to be sensitive and respond appropriately to differing cultural influences that will impact the success of the interactions.

  • Fluency in English is required.

What now. If you wish to discuss this position further please do not hesitate to contact Paul Murphy on the number provided alternatively you can submit your CV by pressing the Apply button above or below.

Under no circumstances will your name or curriculum details be discussed or presented to any third party or client without your prior consent

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