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Senior API Architect

Cambridge, Massachusetts, Toronto, Canada, Antony, France, Budapest, Hungary, Bridgewater, New Jersey, Atlanta, Georgia, Barcelona, Spain



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    Comprehensive coverage including medical, dental, vision, and health and wellness programs.

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    Sanofi wants to ensure employees are equipped for financial health, Sanofi provides a competitive 401K Match program and Financial Wel-Being Tools and Programs.

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    At Sanofi, we demonstrate our commitment to inclusion and diversity through Culture groups and programs. There are many ways to make a difference and connect with other Sanofi employees: including ERG groups and 2 PAID days off to Volunteer.

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    Sanofi provides significant Work/Life benefits to help you excel beyond the workday. Including Workplace Flexibility through part‑time, remote work, flex‑time and job share options.

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"At Sanofi, We are guided by a deep appreciation and understanding of what it means to live with a rare blood disorder, and we learn by listening to the community – patients, caregivers physicians, and other healthcare professionals."

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About Sanofi:

We are an innovative global healthcare company, driven by one purpose: we chase the miracles of science to improve people’s lives. Our team, across some 100 countries, is dedicated to transforming the practice of medicine by working to turn the impossible into the possible. We provide potentially life-changing treatment options and life-saving vaccine protection to millions of people globally, while putting sustainability and social responsibility at the center of our ambitions. Sanofi has recently embarked into a vast and ambitious digital transformation program to bring better drugs and vaccines to patients faster, to improve health and save lives.

Who You Are:

Reporting to API Management and Web Technology team, you guide clients in the architecture, design, setup, and management of the API platform in on-premise datacenters or cloud providers such as Azure, AWS and GCP responsible for designing, developing, implementing, managing and securing APIs and support business project in them API Journey assessing the opportunities and simplifying the current architectures. To successfully accomplish this task, you work in close collaboration with program and project leaders, engineers, external, solution architects, partners, and relevant business stakeholders leveraging our API technologies standards.

  • API Platform engineer have the primary responsibility of design API Platform from scratch and contribute to set of services and associated technologies across the Digital tower’s organization, as well as following the related application portfolio roadmap.
  • Participate in developing cross-functional Digital towers strategy, and lead definition and implementation of high-performance application services and solutions such as, architecture, processes, and best practices.
  • Accountable for the performance, quality, security, efficiency, compliance aligned with legal and regulatory constraints, and consistent delivery of their services.
  • Deep understanding of a microservices architecture with demonstrable experience in the design, build, and operations of micro services in a production environment
  • Applications frameworks such as Ruby, Phyton, JAVA, Asp.NET, etc
  • Ensure that the technology strategy of the Digital Tech organization has been aligned with the short-term and long-term business strategies.
  • Track functionality and technology roadmaps of primary IT vendors and partners in their areas to build the Digital Tech service roadmap.
  • Facilitate the transfer of knowhow, experiences, and good practices within the Operational team.
  • Support the customers’ success and dare to bring new innovative ideas.
  • Experience in Agile delivery and strong problem-solving skills.
  • Responsible for the technical solution and the technical delivery teams along with the Project Managers.
  • Maintain the customers’ relationship and be the focal point for technical and architectural matters.
  • Recognized as a subject matter expert in the area: Provide consulting to customers on business systems’ development, and guide others through complex projects and/or assignments.

The API Platform engineer should focus on API Management platform using the market-based solutions with the missions explained above. They include API Management best practices, API Portal, API Gateway, Automation and application virtualization related services, including DevOps methodology mindset as well as all current and future market-based technology related services to support business applications and bring/suggesting new platforms and technologies.

Knowledge And Skills

  • Technical knowledge
    • Good knowledge and experience around Infrastructure technologies (Solid knowledge in Cloud Azure, hosting platforms, API, …)
    • Public and private clouds infrastructure and services i.e Azure, AWS and GCP
    • Legacy hosting platforms (Datacenters, VmWare vSphere), LAN/WAN and security
    • Operating systems (Linux and Windows),
    • Applications frameworks like Java, Ruby or PHP
    • Containers management
    • Agile methodology
  • Architecture
    • Knowledge of API Management tools such as Layer7, MuleSoft, Apigee, etc
    • Knowledge in Cloud API gateways such as Azure API Gateway and AWS API Gateways
    • Knowledge of Infrastructure and Application Architecture
    • knowledge in Cloud and Application Hosting Architecture
  • Compliance mindset:
    • Sox, GxP, FDA
    • Security management
  • Innovation mindset
  • Communication
    • networking and communication skills
    • Fluent in English

Formal Education And Experience Required:

  • Graduate in IS technologies
  • 7 years of experience in architecture and design
  • Proven experience in the API Infrastructure architecture and development
  • Solid networking and leadership skills

Major Challenges/Problems (to be addressed in the coming 6-12 months)

  • Build an efficient API architecture simplifying the existed one, involving all components of it (architecture, roadmap, best practices, indicators, …)
  • Build a trustful relationship with all stakeholders (internal and external to Digital tech)
  • Innovate based in the market challenges to bring additional value for the business
  • Open mindset to follow the market



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.

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