Sanofi Group Digital Applications Architect in Ga Duluth Ga, Georgia

Digital Applications Architect


Job Title: Digital Applications Architect

Location: Duluth, GA


The Digital Applications Architect provides technical direction, and hands-on leadership for Merial’s commercial applications and digital platforms. This role leads a technical team accountable for the conception, design, development, testing, implementation, and support of various business-critical customer-facing applications, as well as the ownership of the various Merial’s Digital Platforms, including Internet and Intranet WCMS like SharePoint, Wordpress and Drupal, DAL, web services frameworks, and mobile development and deployment platforms This role is responsible for the architecture and solution design relative to all Merial’s digital assets, through deep involvement in the complete life cycle of product development.


  • Design high-performance web applications that interacts with internal systems like CRM, DWH, ERP, and external providers’ platforms

  • Work in collaboration with development leads, to ensure that solution design and solution implementation align and evolve together, using an agile mindset

  • Provide technical leadership and hands-on assistance to various roles on the digital development team,

  • Lead technology evaluation and adoption efforts (including proof-of-concept and proof-of-technology)

  • Design and implement foundational / reusable frameworks and/or reference implementations

  • Analyze complex business problems, articulate technical options, and recommend solutions per desired scalability, maintainability, cost-effectiveness, risk-avoidance, etc.

  • Deliver conceptual, logical, and physical architectures

  • Deliver technology patterns, standards, and guides, and mentor team on how/when to adopt them

  • Prescribe appropriate types and levels of architecture review, code review, testing, documentation, monitoring, and metrics to ensure the ongoing Digital Health and production support of our platforms


  • Reports to: Director Collaboration and Social Solutions

  • Direct reports (none)



Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four-year college or university

Job Related Experience

  • 10 years relevant work experience

  • 5 years of technical leadership experience


Technical Skills:

  • Significant experience in creating, publishing, and supporting web and mobile applications

  • Significant experience in Mobile-first and API-first strategy

  • Hands-on with Xcode, Swift, Android Studio, Java, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript, REST, C#

  • Extensive experience installing, managing, and supporting web platforms like SharePoint, Drupal and Wordpress

  • Through understanding of internet environments, load balancers, web servers, DNS, etc.

  • Experience in industry UX best practices and Human Interface guidelines, especially for web and mobile applications

  • Experience with Social channel integration

  • Experience in app analytics and UEM technology

  • Experience in delivering mapping, geolocation, and other location-intelligent applications

  • Experience in Service-Oriented Architecture, Enterprise Integration patterns, and API Gateways

  • Experience in patterns and techniques for performance optimization and application resiliency

  • Experience in creating digital technology strategies and/or reference architectures

  • Excellent oral, written, and visual communication skills, including data visualization and diagramming

  • Experience in delivering high-volume, high-availability, multi-site, internet-facing applications

Behavioral Skills:

  • Analytical-mindset.

  • Team-oriented / works well on teams.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Must have ability to handle multiple concurrent activities and have a flexible positive attitude.

  • Self-motivator and focused on delivering business benefit.

  • Ability to work independently and/or on a cross entity team.


- This is a desk job with no specific physical requirements other than to use standard office equipment such as PC, telephone, email, fax, copy machine, etc.

- This job requires extensive use of computer equipment (e.g., primary functions are to enter and retrieve data from a computer, software programming and

development, etc.) Please specify: Application developer

About Merial

Merial is a world-leading, innovation-driven animal health company, providing a comprehensive range of products to enhance the health and well-being of a wide range of animals. Merial employs 6,600 people and operates in more than 150 countries worldwide with over €2 billion of sales in 2014. Merial has three main business areas: pets, farm animals, and veterinary public health. Our pharmaceuticals and vaccines focus on disease prevention and overall health and wellness in animals, and target more than 200 diseases and conditions across a variety of species. Merial is a Sanofi company. For more information, please see ; @Merial

Merial Limited and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified

applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic

partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or

liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic

testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.


Job: Information Solutions

Primary Location: United States-Georgia-Ga Duluth Ga

Job Posting: Sep 15, 2016, 2:40:03 PM

Job Type: Regular

Employee Status: Regular