Network Infrastructure Expert
Network Infrastructure Expert
At Sanofi Consumer Healthcare, we have one shared mission – we work passionately, every day, to ‘serve healthier, fuller lives’ now and for the generations to come.
In order to do so, we strive to act as a force for good by integrating sustainability along our business and employees’ mission and operate responsibly from both a social and environmental point of view.
Everything we do is centered around people’s interests – our consumers, our customers, healthcare professionals, and our employees – across the world.
We are building loved brands that serve 1bn consumers worldwide, through our key platforms: Allergy, Physical & Mental Wellness, Pain, Digestive Wellness and Cough, Cold & Flu.
We aspire to become the best Fast Moving Consumer Health (FMCH) company In & For the world and we aim to build a work environment where people can thrive, grow, enjoy and be at their best.
Our team is engaged in designing and delivering Digital Tech Services for all CHC worldwide.
We deliver our solutions in a highly competitive market answering FMCH needs and sometimes supporting highly regulated environments (GxP, SoX and other regional and local regulations).
Our team operates in an international context, serving all markets in most of the countries around the world.
To reach our goals, we have organized our model around 6 main pillars:
Strategy & operations
The Network Infrastructure Expert is a strong technical expert, with proven expertise, able to lead projects to be executed in various countries. She/He will handle the following areas:
Networks carve-out and segmentation:
Lead and execute network segmentation and carve-out strategies, ensuring seamless transition and integrity of network systems.
Manage complexities associated with disentangling integrated systems, maintaining operational excellence during the separation process.
Regulatory compliance and industry-specific requirements:
Ensure network compliance with pharmaceutical industry regulations, including FDA, HIPAA, and other relevant standards.
Ensure compliance with Cybersecurity and data protection regulations (GDPR, LPM in France, Kritis in Germany, CSL in China, etc.).
Develop and communicate regular reports on the effectiveness of network implementation, lifecycle, and operations to leadership.
Adapt network strategies to meet the unique requirements of office locations, coworking spaces, and manufacturing sites.
Implement advanced cybersecurity measures to protect sensitive data, intellectual property, and patient information.
Develop strategies for advanced threat detection and response in a segmented network environment.
Business continuity and disaster recovery:
Implement consistent network monitoring and management solutions
Collaborate with support structures for risk management, security patch management, vulnerability management, and vendor management
Design and implement network solutions supporting business continuity and disaster recovery.
Build resilient network infrastructures to maintain operations during the network reorganization.
Cross-functional collaboration and project management:
Work closely with various departments and external stakeholders to ensure alignment of network infrastructure with business objectives.
Lead cross-functional teams through complex network transformations, ensuring timely and effective execution.
Regularly educate and empower leadership teams, business stakeholders, and operational teams on network importance and best practices
Technical background required
5+ years of experience in network system design, implementation, and support, with a focus on complex, large-scale environments.
A proven track record in successfully leading network segmentation or carve-outs, especially in multinational corporations.
In-depth understanding of a wide range of network protocols and technologies, including LAN, WAN, Wi-Fi, SD-WAN, MPLS, and cloud interconnectivity.
Proficiency in IoT networking, particularly in the context of manufacturing environments, and experience with network configurations in coworking spaces and office locations.
Expertise in implementing and managing cybersecurity measures, including advanced threat detection, intrusion prevention systems, and secure network architecture design.
Experience with encryption technologies and secure data transmission methods.
Demonstrated experience in designing and implementing network solutions that support robust business continuity and disaster recovery plans.
Skills in developing resilient network infrastructures capable of maintaining operational continuity during periods of significant change or disruption.
Possession of advanced industry-recognized certifications such as CCNA, CCNP, CISSP, CISM, or other relevant certifications is appreciated.
Continuous professional development and up-to-date knowledge of the latest network technologies and security trends.
Strong project management skills, with experience managing large-scale network projects, including resource allocation, timeline management, and budgeting.
Leadership experience in guiding technical teams and collaborating effectively with cross-functional stakeholders.
Soft skills required
Demonstrated ability to lead and inspire technical teams, fostering a collaborative and productive work environment.
Exceptional verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to clearly convey complex technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.
Proficiency in preparing detailed reports and presentations for leadership, ensuring transparency and understanding of network initiatives and their impact.
Ability to think strategically, foreseeing potential challenges and developing proactive solutions.
Strong problem-solving skills, with a creative and analytical approach to overcoming obstacles and finding effective solutions in a dynamic environment.
Commitment to ongoing personal and professional development, staying abreast of the latest industry trends and technological advancements.
Pursue progress, discover extraordinary
Better is out there. Better medications, better outcomes, better science. But progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. So, let’s be those people.
At Sanofi, we provide equal opportunities to all regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.
At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.