Vifor Pharma

_Vifor Pharma, ein Unternehmen der Galenica Gruppe, ist eine der weltweit führenden Gesellschaften im Bereich Erforschung, Entwicklung, Herstellung und Vermarktung von pharmazeutischen Produkten zur Behandlung von Eisenmangel. Das Unternehmen bietet zudem mit den spezialisierten Abteilungen in den Bereichen Infektionskrankheiten/OTX und Consumer Healthcare ein diversifiziertes Portfolio an verschreibungspflichtigen Medikamenten und nicht verschreibungspflichtigen (OTC) Produkten an. Vifor Pharma mit Sitz in Zürich, Schweiz, baut seine globale Präsenz laufend aus und verfügt über ein umfassendes Netzwerk aus Tochtergesellschaften und Partnern weltweit. Für weitere Informationen über Vifor Pharma und die Muttergesellschaft Galenica besuchen Sie bitte und
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Location: Switzerland - St Gallen
Function: IT
Company: Vifor Pharma
Brenda Nauli
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+ 41 58 851 83 69
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About you
We are currently looking for an ICT System Engineer who will be based in St. Gallen and will be responsible for the operating of the internal IT Infrastructure. This person will report to the Group Leader Workplace Team and ensure compliance of GxP-relevant systems/components operation and maintenance during their operational life. Furthermore, you will be accountable for the following tasks:

  • Support, test, Computer Qualification and roll-out activities within planned changes and maintain relevant documentation based on the system/component/business expertise
  • Support the systems/components on the 2nd and 3rd level IT Support (internal/external)
  • IT-Pikett activities on weekly basis or support them during working hours and be available for planned maintenance on weekends
  • Coordinate the interfaces between the requesters (internals and/or externals), the technology group, IT or/and the business
  • Develop the overall infrastructure architecture for one or more business area domains, ensuring that the architecture is appropriate across the business domain(s), evolves to meet changing business and technology environments, and adheres to the enterprise architecture
  • Conduct industry and domain analysis for technology choices and directions
  • Create technology roadmaps for the systems/components
  • Capture architectural requirements and Evaluate alternative approaches, Prototype alternatives as needed
  • Create architectural models and architecture documentation
  • Project activities - Analyse, design, realize and implement IT solutions, including: Devising functional and conceptual design specifications; Component / System modelling; Development; Project – Management activities related to the technical area
  • Write project related documentation such as technical system design, user manual etc.
  • Convert technical and business requirements into adequate IT solutions for an allocated component, system or domain of a project or work task

For this role, we are looking for a proactive candidate who demonstrates entrepreneurial approach and strong time management skills. This person should also be a strong collaborator and  prove to have influencing skills. Furthermore, you should bring the following competencies:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as an ICT system engineer
  • Minimum 3 years of project management experience
  • Experience with ITIL process
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Windows Server solutions
  • Excellent knowledge of virtualization solutions (e.g. VMware, Hyper-V)
  • Good knowledge of Hyper-converged Infrastructure Solutions
  • Good knowledge of database solutions (e.g. Oracle / SQL)
  • Fluent level in English, both in oral and written communication
  • Good level in German or French, both in oral and written communication
  • Microsoft certification (e.g. MCSA Windows Server) is an advantage
  • Have a good understanding of GxP and other relevant regulations
  • Knowledge of PMI or other project management methods

We are looking for an analytical and conceptual person who is able to understand business functions and how to tailor the application layer accordingly to continually improve business objectives, productivity and IT development.  Furthermore, you should demonstrate a strong internal and external customer orientation. Being in that role will allow you to underline your  “can do” attitude, team player spirit and act as a role model for others in line with Vifor Pharma Values.
About us

Vifor Pharma, a company of the Galenica Group, is a world leader in the discovery, development, manufacturing and marketing of pharmaceutical products for the treatment of iron deficiency. The company also offers a diversified portfolio of prescription medicines as well as over-the-counter (OTC) products. Vifor Pharma, headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, has an increasingly global presence and a broad network of affiliates and partners around the world. For more information about Vifor Pharma and its parent company Galenica, please visit and

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