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Merck & Co, Inc

Senior Specialist (Engineering, Development & Integration) ( MERCUSR130697ENUS)

Business Development

Program Specialist



New Jersey, United States

Job Description

Subject to applicable law, all prospective hires will be required to demonstrate that they have been fully vaccinated for COVID-19 or intend to be vaccinated for COVID-19 by November 1, 2021, or qualify for a medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement. Hired candidates who are not vaccinated by November 1, 2021, and who have not been approved for a legally-required medical or religious accommodation will be subject to disciplinary action up to and including termination of employment, in accordance with applicable law.

Our IT team operates as a business partner proposing ideas and innovative solutions that enable new organizational capabilities. We collaborate internationally to deliver the services and solutions that help everyone to be more productive and enable innovation.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Overall responsibility for the data integration/ingestion solution and all data integration/ingestion deliverables including data flow diagrams and source system inventory.

Designing ETL/ELT solution, leading system and integration testing and defining standards and architecture toolkits.

Accountable to the solution architect for the quality of all data integration deliverables.

Works collaboratively with various platforms and competencies that promote the purpose of Enterprise Integration and influence their roadmaps to address current and emerging information of Data Integration/Ingestion capabilities.

Works to define the requirements, principles and models that guide decisions in alignment with strategic IT and enterprise goals.


  • 6 to 10 years of enterprise data integration experience with high performance and scalability requirements.
  • 2 + years relevant work experience utilizing AWS cloud deployment & integration, data engineering.
  • 2 + years of working experience utilizing Python or Apache Spark.
  • Understanding of DevOps / DevSecOps processes and related tools including, but not limited to Kubernetes, Terraform, CloudFormation, Ansible, Git / Bitbucket, Jenkins, etc.
  • Lead by example – Always ready, willing, and able to roll your sleeves and write code, debug and do what it takes for deliver high quality and scalable product.
  • Integration Experience with web services REST/SOAP.
  • Understanding with application and infrastructure management and monitoring tools.
  • Ability to influence others and drive cross-functional planning, collaboration and coordinate execution of highly complex technology driven initiatives.
  • Ability to work with distributed/remote teams.

Education: B.S. or M.S. in IT, Engineering, Computer Science, or related field.

Nice to Have:

Utilizing StreamSets.

Experience with Kubernetes, Mesos, Docker, EKS.

Experience with Databricks.

Experience in Agile development methodologies and release management techniques.

Creative, innovative, self-motivated, applies problem-solving skills (thinks outside of the box) and systems thinking skills.

Ability to lead a development and platform team of diverse skill sets to include cloud, data, application, and integration in high pressure environment.

Demonstrated ability to produce high quality technical documentation.

Our Support Functions deliver services and make recommendations about ways to enhance our workplace and the culture of our organization. Our Support Functions include HR, Finance, Information Technology, Legal, Procurement, Administration, Facilities and Security.

Who we are …

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.

What we look for …

Imagine getting up in the morning for a job as important as helping to save and improve lives around the world. Here, you have that opportunity. You can put your empathy, creativity, digital mastery, or scientific genius to work in collaboration with a diverse group of colleagues who pursue and bring hope to countless people who are battling some of the most challenging diseases of our time. Our team is constantly evolving, so if you are among the intellectually curious, join us—and start making your impact today.


In accordance with Managers' Policy - Job Posting and Employee Placement, all employees subject to this policy are required to have a minimum of twelve (12) months of service in current position prior to applying for open positions.

If you have been offered a separation benefits package, but have not yet reached your separation date and are offered a position within the salary and geographical parameters as set forth in the Summary Plan Description (SPD) of your separation package, then you are no longer eligible for your separation benefits package. To discuss in more detail, please contact your HRBP or Talent Acquisition Advisor.

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Our company is committed to inclusion, ensuring that candidates can engage in a hiring process that exhibits their true capabilities. Please click here if you need an accommodation during the application or hiring process.

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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. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

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Merck & Co., Inc., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, also known as Merck Sharp & Dohme Corp., Kenilworth, NJ, USA, does not accept unsolicited assistance from search firms for employment opportunities. All CVs / resumes submitted by search firms to any employee at our company without a valid written search agreement in place for this position will be deemed the sole property of our company. No fee will be paid in the event a candidate is hired by our company as a result of an agency referral where no pre-existing agreement is in place. Where agency agreements are in place, introductions are position specific. Please, no phone calls or emails.

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No relocation

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Flexible Work Arrangements:

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1st - Day

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Requisition ID:R130697