Architect I - Software Engineering (IN)


Pune, India


Position summary

deficiencies and recommend solutions for improvement, and the development of strategies aligning IT to business.

Architects interface across all business areas, acting as visionaries to proactively assist in defining the direction for future projects. They conceive strategies, solutions, build consensus, and sell/execute solutions. They are involved in all aspects of the project life cycle, from the initial kickoff through the requirements analysis, design, and implementation. Additional responsibilities may include the establishment of the overall architectural viewpoints and the establishment and oversight of organization standards and policies. Architects identify major system interfaces, business capabilities need, and existing architecture weaknesses and opportunities for systems.

Serving in this role requires an individual to be a self-starter, work independently, and as a team member. They have to have strong communication skills in interfacing with business partners and the IT community. Architects are also responsible for educating and guiding others on architectural standards, principles, methodology and trends. They must have significant business knowledge in supply chain area and have expertise within one or more areas of information, solution, and/or technical architecture in which they concentrate. Architects are expected to mentor and coach less experienced staff and provide knowledge transfer across the organization.


  • Broad skills of E2E Supply Chain preferably in drug product manufacturing and distribution operations with a solid background of Technology

  • Broad skills of Product flow, Business Process and Information Management in Sourcing Replenishment, Inventory Management, Distribution, Transportation, Value Added Service and Return Logistics in B2B Health Sciences sector.

  • Experience in running a business or business technology operations in E2E Supply Chain or any of the above functions.

  • Deep understanding and knowledge of cloud computing methodologies and tools

  • Knowledge and experience with one or more programming languages (JavaScript, Python, C#) is preferred.

  • Functional expertise to translate business requirements to an E2E Architectural Design (to improve transactional automation, data integration and analytics)

  • Senior stakeholder management, customer centricity & servant leadership

  • Experience of Healthcare & Life Science's sectors is strongly preferred.

  • Functional expertise in one of the core transactional platforms (SAP, SFDC, Manhattan WMS, Hybris or any leading EHR) is desired.

  • Professional eminence and networking in the Product and Service partner space is a plus.

  • Ability to meet objectives, deliver quality outcome in a high-performance environment.

  • Crafts architecture for systems and data integration, that enables the organization to deliver integration at scale.

  • Analyzes system operations through monitoring, capacity analysis and root cause analysis to identify and drive change that ensures continuous improvement in system stability and performance.

  • Demonstrates knowledge of software development life cycle (SDLC), modeling of business processes, application design patterns, and business/functional documents

  • Supports the building and maintenance of an Enterprise portfolio to support Application capabilities lifecycle and roadmap initiatives.

  • Supports development of Platform Reference Architectures and Roadmaps

  • Advises business areas in the analysis of innovative technologies and how they impact the broader Enterprise Architecture

  • Analyzes the current technology environment to detect critical deficiencies and recommend tactical and strategic changes.

  • Analyzes the impact of implementing new technologies into the IT.

  • Develops a technical strategy for data integrations and implement a scalable design using industry best practice.

  • Drives and execute proof of concept (PoC) and Pilots of new technology for evaluation as well as to build minimal viable product (MVP) solutions.

  • Provides guidance, direction, and support to junior members of the technical team.

  • Analyzes industry standards and trends in integration technologies.

What your background should look like


Bachelor's degree in computer science, Information Technology or any other related discipline or equivalent related experience.

Preferred Certifications:

  • Android Development Certification

  • Cloud Architect Certifications

  • Integration Architects Certifications

  • Application/Infrastructure/Enterprise Architect Training and Certification, e.g. TOGAF

  • SAFe Agile Certification

6+ years of directly related or relevant experience, preferably in software designing and development or systems architecture.


Behavioral Skills:
• Conflict Resolution
• Creativity & Innovation
• Decision Making
• Planning
• Presentation Skills
• Risk-taking

Technical Skills:
• Agile Architecture Delivery
• API Design
• Architecture Strategy & Framework Design
• Cloud Computing Methodologies
• Data Architecture & Governance
• Integration Testing & Validation
Tools Knowledge:
• Java Frameworks like JDBC, Spring, ORM Solutions, JPA, JEE, JMS, Gradle, Object Oriented Design
• Microsoft Office Suite

What Cencora offers

We provide compensation, benefits, and resources that enable a highly inclusive culture and support our team members' ability to live with purpose every day. In addition to traditional offerings like medical, dental, and vision care, we also provide a comprehensive suite of benefits that focus on the physical, emotional, financial, and social aspects of wellness. This encompasses support for working families, which may include backup dependent care, adoption assistance, infertility coverage, family building support, behavioral health solutions, paid parental leave, and paid caregiver leave.

To encourage your personal growth, we also offer a variety of training programs, professional development resources, and opportunities to participate in mentorship programs, employee resource groups, volunteer activities, and much more.

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The company's continued success depends on the full and effective utilization of qualified individuals. Therefore, harassment is prohibited and all matters related to recruiting, training, compensation, benefits, promotions and transfers comply with equal opportunity principles and are non-discriminatory.

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