Data Historian Senior Technical Expert (f/m)

Posted 06 May 2019

Bangalore SBS, Karnataka - India

Req Id 190016


A career is an ongoing journey of discovery: our 51,000 people are shaping how the world lives, works and plays through next generation advancements in healthcare, life science and performance materials. For more than 350 years and across the world we have passionately pursued our curiosity to find novel and vibrant ways of enhancing the lives of others.

Job Title-Data Historian Senior Technical Expert (f/m)

Job Location- Bangalore

As Senior Data Historian Technical expert, you will lead a team of talented IT Application Engineers working on Data Historian (OSI PI) and Analytics (Discoverant, Statistica and Simca online) applications. You will be responsible for supervising, managing and motivating team members on a daily basis. As functional team lead, you will be the contact point for all team members, so your communication skills should be excellent. You should also be able to act proactively to ensure smooth team operations and effective collaboration. Ultimately, you should lead by setting a good example and engage the team to achieve goals.


  • Functional Lead of the Data Historian and Scientific Data Management delivery team
  • Drive smooth interaction between IT and Business teams
  • SPOC for solution provider for 3rd level support, coordination of solution provider OSI PI, Biovia-Dassault Systems and Tibco
  • Reporting and monitoring of SLA targets
  • Assist Project Manager to order infrastructure
  • Review project delivery documentation (IQs, Technical specs, IT Risk Analysis…)


  • Profound troubleshooting skills for OSI PI, SQL, WEB application
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft server platform (i.e. MS Windows Servers, Active Directory, Citrix, …)
  • Basic knowledge of network, firewall, IT Architecture and Technology,
  • Good knowledge of Merck IT processes (ITIL based) and tools (e.g. ServiceNow, HPSM, JIRA,..)
  • Experiences in Pharmaceuticals Business and Manufacturing processes
  • Fluent in English
  • Good teamwork capability and customer orientation


  • BA / MA informatics or scientific background with strong informatics background
  • 4-9 years’ experience as OSI PI business analyst or project manager
  • Experience to work in international teams including European countries
  • Pharmaceutical manufacturing experience, or pharmaceutical Process Development experience in general is a plus
  • Discoverant and Statistica knowledge would be an asset


Travel requirements: candidate needs to travel occasionally to Merck sites.

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