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Merck & Co, Inc

Associate Director, Engineering, Development & Integration

Business Development



Rahway, New Jersey, United States

Job Description

  • Lead the design, build and data-sharing architecture solutions utilizing multiple data sources to produce a single version of core data assets.

  • Manage internal and interfacing architecture and new publications (of shareable data from a source system) to the Enterprise Sharing Area (ESA) and oversee requests for new and modified requests for data access (i.e. subscriptions).

  • Collaborate with Information Stewards and the company’s privacy offices to ensure data privacy requirements are met and data sharing processes adhere to the required SOPs and compliance protocols.

  • Work with the sourcing systems and operations to ensure ongoing data quality.

  • Manage the life cycle of shared data, determining when to publish new datasets to the ESA, when to decommission datasets and providing new architecture enhancements as required.

  • Work with IT Architecture to ensure alignment with the company’s architecture goals and strategies.

  • Work with IT partners in various divisions to ensure appropriate publishing of shareable data globally.

  • Responsible for managing projects related to shareable data, and changes in data from sourcing systems; deliverables of the ESA team consisting of ESA employees and contingent workers; ongoing funding for ESA resources and projects; communications with IT management and downstream consumers of data regarding data changes/minor enhancements/major releases; interfacing with the ESA Operations area to ensure consistent, effective support for ESA architecture and implemented subscriptions; publishing new publications in data governance tools, managing subscriptions to data, and ensuring data quality; and ensuring current, available metadata of ESA data.


  • Must have Bachelor's Degree (or U.S. equivalent) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Electronic Engineering or related field.

  • Must be a result-oriented IT professional with at least 10 years experience working with shared data for a global organization.

  • Must have experience in: managing regulated systems such as Sarbanes-Oxley compliant systems; using Oracle database, Informatica ETL Tool, Unix/Linux and SQL/PLSQL programming language; managing teams of onsite and offsite developers and in coaching less experienced team members; and in supporting complex / critical enterprise-wide information systems.

  • Demonstrated experience in managing and enhancing Enterprise Data Repositories; and implementation experience that include end-to-end management of estimation, system requirements, delivery, testing and cutover activities also required.

  • Must possess demonstrated focus on strong client relationships (technical and business community) and architectural maturity; strong working knowledge of HR data and data privacy requirements; and exposure to Agile Methodology and SDLC documentation principles and practice.

  • Telecommuting permitted.

  • 40 hours per week: M-F – 9am-5pm.

  • Must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States.

Employees working in roles that the Company determines require routine collaboration with external stakeholders, such as customer-facing commercial, or research-based roles, will be expected to comply not only with Company policy but also with policies established by such external stakeholders (for example, a requirement to be vaccinated against COVID-19 in order to access a facility or meet with stakeholders). Please understand that, as permitted by applicable law, if you have not been vaccinated against COVID-19 and an essential function of your job is to call on external stakeholders who require vaccination to enter their premises or engage in face-to-face meetings, then your employment may pose an undue burden to business operations, in which case you may not be offered employment, or your employment could be terminated. Please also note that, where permitted by applicable law, the Company reserves the right to require COVID-19 vaccinations for positions, such as in Global Employee Health, where the Company determines in its discretion that the nature of the role presents an increased risk of disease transmission.

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We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status, or other applicable legally protected characteristics. For more information about personal rights under the U.S. Equal Opportunity Employment laws, visit:

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We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively.

U.S. Hybrid Work Model

Effective September 5,2023 our U.S. Hybrid work model will be as follows: 1. Three total days on site per week: Tuesday and Wednesday – plus one additional day of choice based on what works best for organizations and/or teams. 2. Fridays will formally be a remote-working day unless business critical tasks require onsite presence.

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No relocation

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Travel Requirements:

No Travel Required

Flexible Work Arrangements:



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Requisition ID:R253693