Geoffray Schmitt

Basic

Angestellt, Manager Solutions Architecture, Amazon Web Services EMEA

Zurich, Switzerland

Skills

IT Strategy
IT Project Management
Information Security
System Engineering
Cloud Computing
People Management
DevOps
IT budgeting
Quality Management

Timeline

Professional experience for Geoffray Schmitt

  • Current 2 years and 1 month, since Oct 2020

    Manager Solutions Architecture

    Amazon Web Services EMEA

  • Current 4 years and 6 months, since May 2018

    Senior Solutions Architect

    Amazon Web Services

    Helping enterprises with their cloud adoption journey.

  • 1 year, Jun 2017 - May 2018

    Director, Head of IT Strategic Planning & Architecture

    Actelion

    Responsible for the mid and long term IT strategy, in the context of the company acquisition by Johnson & Johnson. In charge of the enterprise and solution architecture governance, and its alignment with the group practice.

  • 1 year and 9 months, Sep 2015 - May 2017

    Director, Head of CIO Office

    Actelion

    In charge of the all the CIO strategic functions: Information Security, Architecture & Engineering, Quality Management and IT Controlling. Responsible for the development of the technology roadmap, the information security strategy, as well as the Application and Project Portfolio governance. Member of the Global IT management board. Managing a group of 15 people in Switzerland and USA.

  • 1 year and 5 months, Apr 2014 - Aug 2015

    Director, Head of IT Solution Delivery

    Actelion

    Responsible for the global delivery of new IT solutions and systems, from envisioning to production. In charge of the technology roadmap, the information security and identity management strategy, and of the IT projects portfolio. Member of the Global IT management board. Leading system engineering, information security and project management teams (13 people in Switzerland and USA).

  • 3 years and 1 month, Mar 2011 - Mar 2014

    Associate Director, Head of IT Project Management Services

    Actelion

    Project Management Office (PMO) manager in the Global IT Services department. In charge of the on-going improvement of the internal project management methodology. Responsible of the coordination of global and strategic IT projects, leading a team of project managers (six direct reports in Switzerland and USA).

  • 2 years, Mar 2009 - Feb 2011

    Team Leader IT Project Management Services

    Actelion

    Responsible to create and structure the new Project Management Services group within the IT department. In charge of the development of the internal project management methodology and of the project governance. Responsible of the coordination of global and strategic IT projects, leading a team of project managers (two direct reports). Main achievements: - Creation and development of the IT Project Management group - Implementation of a custom internal project management methodology

  • 3 years and 1 month, Jan 2006 - Jan 2009

    IT Project Manager

    Actelion

    Project manager on various projects. Main achievements: - Global intranet development - Internal and external collaboration systems implementation - GxP validation of various systems

  • 1 year and 10 months, Mar 2004 - Dec 2005

    Senior Software Engineer

    Roche Pharma (Schweiz) AG

    Senior software engineer. In charge of the software integration and development for the molecular structure research department. - Infra-red laboratory management software development - Mass spectroscopy automation software development - Application management of the global LIMS system

  • 5 years, Mar 1999 - Feb 2004

    Senior Software Engineer

    Capgemini

    Software engineering, design and technical lead on various projects for customers from the chemical, pharmaceutical and media industry, mostly using Microsoft and Oracle technologies.

  • 1 year and 7 months, Aug 1997 - Feb 1999

    Software Engineer

    Datasign

    Software enginering and development in Powerbuilder and Oracle SQL, mainly for customers from the healthcare and the pharmaceutical industry.

  • 1 year and 3 months, Apr 1996 - Jun 1997

    IT Manager

    French Embassy in the West Indies

    French civil national service. IT Manager of the French Embassy in the West Indies. Responsible for end user support and for local IT infrastructure operation.

  • 6 months, Oct 1995 - Mar 1996

    Software Engineer Trainee

    Roche Pharma (Schweiz) AG

    Design and programming of IRDB, used for infra-red analysis laboratory automation. The application, which I have written in Visual Basic from scratch has been used, validated (GLP compliant) and enhanced in multiple versions until it was finally decommissioned in 2009.

Educational background for Geoffray Schmitt

  • 3 years and 9 months, Oct 1991 - Jun 1995

    Computer Science

    Supinfo

Languages

  • English

    Fluent

  • French

    First language

  • German

    Basic

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