Pfizer Digital Rotational Program

“Your Technology Career in Healthcare Begins Here”

About the Digital Rotational Program
Pfizer Digital continuously seeks opportunities to bring fresh and innovative ideas to our business. The Digital Rotational Program is looking for recent college graduates to join our fast-paced organization and contribute to the innovative culture we strive to maintain. The Rotational Program gives college graduates the opportunity to rotate through various rotations approximately 6-12 months each for a period of 24 months, acquiring essential skills and knowledge along the way.

The mission of this program is to accelerate the development of knowledge and skills through experiences within Pfizer Digital to find the best fit for the individual and the organization, as well as find new and innovative ways to deliver quality Information Technology solutions to Pfizer.

About the Digital Rotational Program

Pfizer Digital continuously seeks opportunities to bring fresh and innovative ideas to our business. The Digital Rotational Program is looking for recent college graduates to join our fast-paced organization and contribute to the innovative culture we strive to maintain. The Rotational Program gives college graduates the opportunity to rotate through various rotations approximately 6-12 months each for a period of 24 months, acquiring essential skills and knowledge along the way.

The mission of this program is to accelerate the development of knowledge and skills through experiences within Pfizer Digital to find the best fit for the individual and the organization, as well as find new and innovative ways to deliver quality Information Technology solutions to Pfizer.

 

ROTATIONAL ASSIGNMENTS
Designed to grow your skills & experience to prepare you for placement in a regular Digital role at the end of the rotational assignments.

To find out more about each Rotational Assignment, hover over each rotation

Rotation_base

Accelerate
Your Career
Development

To gain fundamental skills & experience

Try a different Digital Group or Role to explore new IT skills

Build upon your expertise & broaden your skills

Define and prepare you for you a regular position in Digital.

A regular Digital Role based on your skills, interests and organizational needs.

Rotation_base

  • Rotation 1

    To gain fundamental skills & experience

  • Rotation 2

    Try a different Digital Group or Role to explore new IT skills

  • Rotation 3

    Build upon your expertise & broaden your skills

  • Rotation 4

    Define and prepare you for you a regular position in Digital.

  • Final Placement

    A regular Digital Role based on your skills, interests and organizational needs.


Digital Rotational Opportunities

Digital Rotational Opportunities

Our Digital organization is made up of several sub-organizations, each referred to as a Digital Group and aligned to different functions of the company. Rotational positions are available across various Global Digital organizations such as Infrastructure, Information Security, R&D, Manufacturing, Sales & Marketing.

When you apply for the rotational program, your application will be shared with managers in each of the Digital Groups above. If selected for further interviewing, we will invite you to interview with one or more Digital Groups. If you are hired, you will be hired into one of those Digital Groups but you will be offered Cross-Line opportunities through the rotational program to enable you to gain experience in different areas of the Digital organization.

At Pfizer we believe in a better future, and everything we do represents that investment – including the Digital Rotational Program. It is designed to accelerate your development, and help you find the best fit within our organization.

Within the different Digital Group, there are different types of roles grouped into two tracks:

Technical Track:
Technically-oriented tracks focus on developing skills such as Software Engineering, Technical Architecture, Information Security and Data Analytics. Our teams use cutting edge next generation technologies and analytics to develop systems, algorithms, and services which provide pharmaceutical therapies that improve patients’ lives. Roles within this area are suitable for candidates with a strong technical background.

 Under direct oversight, role responsibilities may include (but are not limited to):
  • Create applications and services using languages such as Java, C#, JavaScript, PHP, and Python

  • Contribute to project implementing cloud-based solution in platforms like AWS, utilizing tools such as S3, Lambda, and Redshift, among others

  • Design and build software products for web, desktop, and mobile clients (both iOS and Android)

  • Learn various software development methodologies, such as agile and waterfall, and how software projects are progressed from idea through design and implementation and on through deployment and support 

  • Integrate systems using a variety of platform integration methods and tools

  • Optimize application architecture and systems performance for on premise and cloud-based applications

  • Design, document, implement, support and monitor technology infrastructure

  • Help move Pfizer's digital and "data-first" strategy forward by working on projects centered around the creation of data lakes, the application of new, sophisticated search techniques (such as Elasticsearch, et al), and advanced analytics

  • Perform advanced analytics and visualization techniques, combine computer science and data science skills and capabilities using tools such as Spotfire, Tableau, Splunk, PowerBI

  • Document and transfer knowledge to others as needed

  • Collaborate to enhance culture and awareness of pharmaceutical industry

General Track:
The general track focuses on developing skills to interface with clients and deliver value in IT projects and initiatives. It is suitable for candidates pursuing Business Management, Finance, Supply Chain, Life Sciences, Communications, and other non-technical degrees.

 Under direct oversight, role responsibilities may include (but are not limited to):
  • Engage with the customer to define their journey, touchpoints and digital experience

  • Gather, analyze, document and communicate business and technical requirements

  • Perform Business process mapping and analysis

  • Oversee and manage the rollout and support of technology solutions

  • Communicate updates and key milestones

  • Track project or department financials

  • Perform Risk identification and management

  • Document and transfer knowledge to others as needed

  • Collaborate to enhance culture and awareness of pharmaceutical industry

Application Key Dates & Process

Event Date:
Job Posting Opens September 16th, 2019
Job Posting Closes September 27th, 2019
Interviews Start October, 2019
Interviews End October, 2019
Job Offers Start November, 2019

Qualifications and Skills

Education and Experience:

Bachelor’s Degree Required, Minimum GPA 3.0

No more than 2 years full-time continuous work experience in a business/corporate environment

Preferred Majors:

  • Computer Science
  • Information Security
  • Data Science
  • Engineering
  • Management Information Systems
  • Business
  • Management
  • Finance
  • Supply Chain
  • Life Sciences
  • Communications or equivalent

Discipline Skills Preferred

Basic skills in at least one information technology related discipline such as:

  • Software and Mobile Development

  • Programming Languages

  • Technical Architecture

  • Cyber Security and Risk Management

  • Bioinformatics

  • Data Analytics

  • Business Analysis

  • Project Management

Non Technical Skills Preferred

  • Willingness to contribute fresh and innovative ideas

  • Technological aptitude

  • Change agile; must take action on projects quickly

  • Seizes accountability/self-starter

  • Quickly learns new skills and knowledge readily

  • Team oriented

  • Demonstrated business acumen and leadership behavior

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent analytic and problem solving skills

  • Negotiation and influencing skills

Work Authorization

  • Must be immediately authorized to work in the U.S. without the employer’s sponsorship. This job or any derived full time opportunity is not eligible for permanent residence (green card) sponsorship under our guidelines.

Locations

Digital Groups are mostly associated with specific locations. Your placement is determined by a combination of factors, including your hiring Digital Group, your location preference, and space considerations at the facilities.

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DIGITAL ROTATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES text

Digital Rotational Opportunities

Our Digital organization is made up of several sub-organizations, each referred to as a Digital Group and aligned to different functions of the company. The Digital Groups that currently hire Rotational Associates include:

  • Business Technology Infrastructure

  • Corporate Functions

  • Digital Mobile

  • Enterprise Resource Planning

  • Global Information Security

  • Pfizer Global Supply & Finance

  • Pfizer Innovative Health

  • Strategy, Enterprise Solutions & Risk Management

  • Worldwide Research and Development

  • Worldwide Safety, Regulatory and Medical

When you apply for the rotational program, your application will be shared with managers in each of the Digital Groups above. If selected for further interviewing, we will invite you to interview with one or more Digital Groups. If you are hired, you will be hired into a position of these Digital Groups but you will be offered Cross-Line opportunities through the rotational program to enable you to gain experience in different areas of the Digital organization.

At Pfizer we believe in a better future, and everything we do represents that investment – including the Digital Rotational Program. It is designed to accelerate your development, and help you find the best fit within our organization.

Within the different Digital Group, there are different types of roles grouped into two tracks:

Technical Track:
Technically-oriented tracks focus on developing skills such as Software Engineering, Technical Architecture, Information Security and Data Analytics. Our teams use cutting edge next generation technologies and analytics to develop systems, algorithms, and services which provide pharmaceutical therapies that improve patients’ lives. Roles within this area are suitable for candidates with a strong technical background.

 Under direct oversight, role responsibilities may include (but are not limited to):
  • Create applications and services using languages such as Java, C#, JavaScript, PHP, and Python

  • Design and build software products for web, desktop, and mobile clients (both iOS and Android)

  • Integrate systems using a variety of platform integration methods and tools

  • Optimize application architecture and systems performance for on premise and cloud-based applications

  • Design, document, implement, support and monitor technology infrastructure

  • Build reports, interfaces and data feeds

  • Utilize statistics, visualization and analytics to derive insights form data

  • Perform advanced analytics combining computer science and data science skills and capabilities using tools such as Spotfire and/or Tableau

  • Document and transfer knowledge to others as needed

  • Collaborate to enhance culture and awareness of pharmaceutical industry

General Track:
The general track focuses on developing skills to interface with clients and deliver value in IT projects and initiatives. It is suitable for candidates pursuing Business Management, Finance, Supply Chain, Life Sciences, Communications, and other non-technical degrees.

 Under direct oversight, role responsibilities may include (but are not limited to):
  • Gather, analyze, document and communicate business and technical requirements

  • Perform Business process mapping and analysis

  • Oversee and manage the rollout and support of technology solutions

  • Communicate updates and key milestones

  • Track project or department financials

  • Perform Risk identification and management

  • Document and transfer knowledge to others as needed

  • Collaborate to enhance culture and awareness of pharmaceutical industry

APPLICATION KEY DATES & PROCESS text

Application Key Dates & Process

Event Date:
Job Posting Opens September 16th, 2019
Job Posting Closes September 27th, 2019
Interviews Start October, 2019
Job Offers Start October, 2019
Interviews End November, 2019
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS text

Qualifications and Skills

Education and Experience:

 - Bachelor’s Degree Required, with a 3.0 GPA or better

 - No more than 2 years full-time continuous work experience in a business/corporate environment

 - Preferred Majors:

  • Computer Science
  • Information Security
  • Data Science
  • Engineering
  • Management Information Systems
  • Business
  • Management
  • Finance
  • Supply Chain
  • Life Sciences
  • Communications or equivalent

Discipline Skills Preferred

Basic skills in at least one information technology related discipline such as:

  • Software and mobile development

  • Programming languages

  • Technical architecture

  • Information security

  • Bioinformatics

  • Data analytics

  • Business analysis

  • Project management

Non Technical Skills Preferred

  • Willingness to contribute fresh and innovative ideas

  • Technological aptitude

  • Change agile; must take action on projects quickly

  • Seizes accountability/self-starter

  • Quickly learns new skills and knowledge readily

  • Team oriented

  • Demonstrated business acumen and leadership behavior

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Excellent analytic and problem solving skills

  • Negotiation and influencing skills

Work Authorization

  • Must be immediately authorized to work in the U.S. without the employer’s sponsorship. This job or any derived full time opportunity is not eligible for permanent residence (green card) sponsorship under our guidelines.

LOCATIONS text

Locations

Digital Groups are mostly associated with specific locations. Your placement is determined by a combination of factors, including your hiring Digital Group, your location preference, and space considerations at the facilities.

Locations

 

HEAR FROM OUR COLLEAGUES

Akshay G

Montclair State University

 The Digital Rotational Program is an incredible opportunity for growth and discovery. It...

 The Digital Rotational Program is an incredible opportunity for growth and discovery. It has exposed me to an array of new fields while focusing on the ones that interest me. It has also challenged me to build on my strengths and improve on my weaknesses. 
– Akshay G.

 

Lidia F.

Chief Digital and Technology Officer

 The Pfizer Digital Rotational Program is instrumental in attracting digital native...

 The Pfizer Digital Rotational Program is instrumental in attracting digital native talent into our organization. Offering a broad set of varied experiences in the first two years of a career is essential for matching skills and passions to the best role. Drawing from and developing a diverse group of college graduates with a digital mindset and excellent technical skills adds great value to Pfizer Digital and patients around the world 
– Lidia F.

 

Will H.

Lafayette College

 The rotational program was perfect for me because I wasn't sure what I wanted to do...

 The rotational program was perfect for me because I wasn't sure what I wanted to do coming out of college. It allowed me to work among people my age going through their first serious work experience. 
– Will H.

 

Aly G.

Lehigh University

 After graduating college, I wasn't sure what kind of role would be best for me. The...

 After graduating college, I wasn't sure what kind of role would be best for me. The Digital Rotational Program has allowed me to explore my interests, while developing new skills, gaining valuable leadership experience, and making meaningful contributions to my teams' projects 
– Aly G.

 

Jane W.

Sr. Dir. Colleague Products and Solutions

 I am proud to represent the Pfizer Digital Rotational Associates as we enter our fifth...

 I am proud to represent the Pfizer Digital Rotational Associates as we enter our fifth year of the program. Each individual brings their unique skills and experience adding tremendous value to the varied roles we can offer within Pfizer Digital. As digital natives your agility and creativity with new technology is essential for us to fulfill our purpose and win the digital race in pharma. 
– Jane W.

 

Negeena N

Eastern Connecticut State University

 Not everyone knows exactly what they want or where they fit as soon as they’ve...

 Not everyone knows exactly what they want or where they fit as soon as they’ve graduated, the Digital Rotational Program grants me the opportunity to explore my various interests while enhancing my current skill set and teaching me new beneficial skills through different roles. Working in an environment where every individual's professional growth is strongly encouraged by their managers and mentors is something you can’t find everywhere, it allows me to advocate for myself as I discover more on how I want to advance in my career. 
– Negeena N.

Theresa K.

Georgetown University

 The Rotational Program at Pfizer has given me the opportunity to find strengths that I...

 The Rotational Program at Pfizer has given me the opportunity to find strengths that I didn't know I had. It has allowed me to make valuable connections and pushed me to explore numerous skills and roles that I would not have been able to discover otherwise. I'm grateful for all of the opportunities to grow and strengthen my professional development through the Rotational Program. 
– Theresa K.

 

Robert V.

VP, Worldwide Safety, Regulatory, Medical & Risk Management

 Our Rotational Associates have injected a new passion and energy into our organization....

Our Rotational Associates have injected a new passion and energy into our organization. They have exceeded our expectations and contribute to the organization far beyond their described role. We are invested in the continued success of the program and look forward to welcoming a new cohort of Rotational Associates in 2020.
– Robert V.

 

Jordan K.

Shippensburg University

 The rotational program is an amazing opportunity to experience various areas throughout...

 The rotational program is an amazing opportunity to experience various areas throughout the organization. It provides an environment to enhance, grow, and develop a broad range of skills while also networking and making connections throughout Pfizer. It is an exciting place with constant support and motivation from colleagues to work hard and excel in my career. 
– Jordan K.

 

Josh L.

Rutgers University

 After graduating college, I wasn't sure what kind of role would be best for me. The...

 After graduating college, I wasn't sure what kind of role would be best for me. The Digital Rotational Program has allowed me to explore my interests, while developing new skills, gaining valuable leadership experience, and making meaningful contributions to my teams' projects 
– Josh L.

 

Zachary B.

University of Connecticut

 The Rotational Program at Pfizer has given me the opportunity to find strengths that I...

 The Rotational Program at Pfizer has given me the opportunity to find strengths that I didn't know I had. It has allowed me to make valuable connections and pushed me to explore numerous skills and roles that I would not have been able to discover otherwise. I'm grateful for all of the opportunities to grow and strengthen my professional development through the Rotational Program. 
– Zachary B.

 

Upcoming Events

COME VISIT US

Representatives from Digital Pfizer will be attending the following university events in 2019.

CALENDAR

Rutgers University
DATE:
September 9, 2019
TIME:
11 AM - 3:30 PM EST
Location:
Louis Brown Athletic Center
Penn State University
DATE:
September 16, 2019
TIME:
10 AM - 3 PM EST
Location:
Nittany Lion
Handshake Virtual Career Fair
DATE:
September 17, 2019
TIME:
2 PM - 3 PM EST
Location:
WebEx provided upon registration
University of Connecticut
DATE:
September 26, 2019
TIME:
11 AM - 3 PM EST
Location:
Gampel Pavilion
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