Application Specialist

Posted 01 Mar 2024

Taipei, T'ai-pei - Taiwan

Req Id 272421


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Ready to explore, break barriers, and discover more? We know you’ve got big plans – so do we! Our colleagues across the globe love innovating with science and technology to enrich people’s lives with our solutions in Healthcare, Life Science, and Electronics. Together, we dream big and are passionate about caring for our rich mix of people, customers, patients, and planet. That's why we are always looking for curious minds that see themselves imagining the unimaginable with us.

United As One for Patients, our purpose in Healthcare is to help create, improve and prolong lives. We develop medicines, intelligent devices and innovative technologies in therapeutic areas such as Oncology, Neurology and Fertility. Our teams work together across 6 continents with passion and relentless curiosity in order to help patients at every stage of life. Joining our Healthcare team is becoming part of a diverse, inclusive and flexible working culture, presenting great opportunities for personal development and career advancement across the globe.



  • Owns the responsibility for the adoption of digital & data technologies across all business of Merck Group.
  • Deliver country level data platform align with global data strategy.
  • Deliver country level advance analytic projects, provide data architect & technical consultancy for various business initiatives, build prototype to enable data driven business.
  • Drive operational excellence, define continuous improvement around data governance, define reusable data pipelines while ensuring delivery meets Merck standards.
  • Accountable for incident management, problem management, and change management.
  • Manage delivery partners to optimize service levels and performance.
  • Communicate, coordinate and implement the Global analytic solution/platform for local business case.
  • Find, guide and train business unit about the business case on digital aspect and data analytics.


  • Solid knowledge of digital solution, data architect & advance analytic technology
  • Analytical prowess on statistics, mathematics, computer science and data visualization
  • Combine with analytical skills with “hand-on” intellectual curiosity, creativity & agility. “Innovative problem-solving mindset” mentality on hands-on testing and learning
  • Business analysis on business/technical knowledge, problem diagnosis and business insight
  • Strong organization information management skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of IT Systems Life Cycle best practices
  • Strong communication and team dynamic skills
  • Ability to drive results effectively, collaboratively and independently.
  • Demonstrated ability managing risks and finding creative solutions to difficult problems.
  • Proficiency in both spoken and written English

 Education Minimum Requirement:

  • B.S. degree is required. Major in Information Management/Compute Science or related area is preferred.

 Desired Experience, Certifications:

  • 5+ experience on program using the Java, Python, PHP, SQL Server, MySQL, unstructured DB, Cloud application and other big data related technology3+ years’ experience in corporate data warehouse & ETL, data pipeline and data analytics.
  • 3+ years’ experience in Program/Project Management working in globalized environment, especially on supply chain and market channel.
  • Expertise in utilizing RPA tools and frameworks, operational experience in designing and implementing automation workflows.
  • Hands-on experience in the field of DevOps automation with a strong focus on Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Deployment (CD)
  • Experience developing/managing projects and solid business knowledge within pharmaceutical/life science industry, project experience on digital system and surroundings.
  • Proven solid background in implementing robust security measures and best practices to ensure the protection of IT systems and sensitive data.
  • Advanced degree(s) or certifications in Project or Services Portfolio Management (i.e., PMP or ITIL) are not a must but a plus
  • Experience on CMMI or ISO 9001, 20000, 27001 is a plus

Location and Travel:

Base location is Taipei. Estimated travel is less than 10%.


What we offer: We are curious minds that come from a broad range of backgrounds, perspectives, and life experiences. We celebrate all dimensions of diversity and believe that it drives excellence and innovation, strengthening our ability to lead in science and technology. We are committed to creating access and opportunities for all to develop and grow at your own pace. Join us in building a culture of inclusion and belonging that impacts millions and empowers everyone to work their magic and champion human progress!
Apply now and become a part of our diverse team!

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