Information Technology Rotational Program

“Your Technology Career in Healthcare Begins Here”

btrotationalAbout the BT Rotational Program
At Pfizer, everything we do is focused on helping people to live longer, healthier lives. Business Technology (BT) is crucial to pursuing that vision. Our motto “Working Together to Power Patient Health” sums up the commitment we make to working as a community to take on some of the biggest healthcare challenges facing the world today.

Doing so means hiring – and developing – the very best talent. That’s why we run the BT Rotational Program. It’s a two-year program that gives you the opportunity to rotate through four distinct roles, each lasting six months, increasing in responsibility over time. Making the most of our high-caliber people, we ensure that you learn from those around you through mentoring as we nurture the skills and knowledge you need for a future leadership position within BT at Pfizer.


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About the BT Rotational Program

At Pfizer, everything we do is focused on helping people to live longer, healthier lives. Business Technology (BT) is crucial to pursuing that vision. Our motto “Working Together to Power Patient Health” sums up the commitment we make to working as a community to take on some of the biggest healthcare challenges facing the world today.

Doing so means hiring – and developing – the very best talent. That’s why we run the BT Rotational Program. It’s a two-year program that gives you the opportunity to rotate through four distinct roles, each lasting six months, increasing in responsibility over time. Making the most of our high-caliber people, we ensure that you learn from those around you through mentoring as we nurture the skills and knowledge you need for a future leadership position within BT at Pfizer.

Applications for the 2019 BT Rotational Program are now closed. Please check back in September 2019 to apply for the 2020 season.

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

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

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Accelerate
Your Career
Development

To gain foundational skills & experience

Try a different BT Group or BT Role to explore new IT Skills

Build upon your expertise & broaden your skills

Define and prepare you for a regular position in BT.

A regular BT role based on your skills, interests and organizational needs


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  • Rotation 1

    To gain foundational skills & experience

  • Rotation 2

    Try a different BT Group or BT Role to explore new IT Skills

  • Rotation 3

    Build upon your expertise & broaden your skills

  • Rotation 4

    Define and prepare you for a regular position in BT.

  • Final Placement

    A regular BT role based on your skills, interests and organizational needs


BT Rotational Opportunities

Our BT organization is made up of several sub-organizations, each referred to as a BT Group and aligned to different functions of the company. The BT 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 BT Groups above. If selected for further interviewing, we will invite you to interview with one or more BT Groups. If you are hired, you will be hired into a position in on of these BT Groups but you will be offered Cross-Line opportunities through the rotational program to enable you to gain experience in different areas of the BT organization.

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

Within the different BT 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. If you have a strong technical background, we recommend this track.

 Responsibilities include:
  • 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 from 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. If you are pursuing Business Management, Finance, Supply Chain, Life Sciences, Communications or another non-technical degree, you should pursue this track.

 Responsibilities include:
  • 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

Timeline Date:
Job Posting Opens September 10th, 2018
Interviews Start October 1st, 2018
Job Posting Closes October 7th, 2018
Job Offers Start November 5th, 2018
Interviews End November 16th, 2018

Qualifications and Skills

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required

  • Preferred Majors: Computer Science, Information Security, Data Science, Engineering, Management Information Systems, Business, Management, Finance, Supply Chain, Life Sciences, Communications

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

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

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

Hover over the stars to view each Pfizer office

Locations

 
 
 
 


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BT ROTATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES text

BT Rotational Opportunities

Our BT organization contains a variety of sub-organizations referred to as a BT Group. Each BT Group aligns to each function of the company. The BT Groups who 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 program, your application will be shared with managers in each of the BT Group above. If selected, we’ll invite you to interview with one or more BT Group. Do well at your interview, and you’ll be hired into one BT Group but we’ll make sure you are offered Cross-Line opportunities to enable you to gain experience in different areas of the BT organization.

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

Alongside the different BT 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. If you have a strong technical background, we recommend this track.

 Responsibilities include:
  • 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 from 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. If you are pursuing Business Management, Finance, Supply Chain, Life Sciences, Communications or another non-technical degree, you should pursue this track.

 Responsibilities include:
  • 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

Timeline Date:
Job Posting Opens September 10th, 2018
Interviews Start October 1st, 2018
Job Posting Closes October 7th, 2018
Job Offers Start November 5th, 2018
Interviews End November 16th, 2018
QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS text

Qualifications and Skills

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required

  • Preferred Majors: Computer Science, Information Security, Data Science, Engineering, Management Information Systems, Business, Management, Finance, Supply Chain, Life Sciences, Communications

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

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

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


Locations

 

HEAR FROM OUR COLLEAGUES

Akshay G

Montclair State University

 The BT rotational program is an incredible opportunity for growth and discovery. It has...

 The BT 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.

Eleanor F

University of Connecticut

 The BT Rotational program is an excellent place to start your career journey. It...

 The BT Rotational program is an excellent place to start your career journey. It provides an accelerated learning experience that ensures I am always challenged and developing new skills. There is great talent and enthusiasm among the rotational colleagues; we work together and learn from each other. 
– Eleanor F.

Srilekha P

University of Connecticut

 I have learned how to incorporate the skills I already have into new projects and...

 I have learned how to incorporate the skills I already have into new projects and experiences in a meaningful way. My work doesn’t go unnoticed and I am consistently motivated by what else I can do for the program. 
- Srilekha P.

 

Brandon F

Drexel University

 The BT Rotational Program is an excellent environment to try new roles that pushes me...

 The BT Rotational Program is an excellent environment to try new roles that pushes me outside my comfort zone, without the fear of failing. It makes me develop and apply a diverse skillset, which I apply in a meaningful and positive way that impacts patients. 
– Brandon F.

 

Jeff K

Sr. VP & Chief Information Officer

 The BT Rotational Program is instrumental in increasing diversity in the work place....

 The BT Rotational Program is instrumental in increasing diversity in the work place.   Offering a broad set of varied experiences in the first two years of a career is essential in matching skills and passions to the best role.   Drawing and developing from a diverse group of college graduates with science, technology, and math skills, which are in demand and in limited supply, adds great value to BT, Pfizer and patients around the world. 
– Jeff K.

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 BT 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 individuals professional growth is strongly encouraged by their managers and mentors is something you can’t find everywhere, it allows me advocate for myself as I discover more on how I want to advance in my career. 
– Negeena N.

Bridget T

Rider University

 The BT Rotational Program has given me so many opportunities to gain leadership...

 The BT Rotational Program has given me so many opportunities to gain leadership experience and expand my network. Through this program I have been able to learn about many different initiatives spanning across the different functional areas of Pfizer, and have developed and enhanced a broad range of skills. I was able to do all of this with the support from the BT Rotational community, who have challenged me to be better and are some of the most ambitious and hard-working people I have ever met. 
– Bridget T.

Mike T

Sr. Dir. PGS & Finance Business Technology

 Our rotational colleagues have injected a new passion and energy into our...

 Our rotational colleagues have injected a new passion and energy into our organization. They have exceeded our expectations and contribute to our organization far beyond the role that is written for them. We look forward to continued success with the program and with our colleagues throughout their career. 
– Mike T.

Carla S

Seton Hall University

 The rotational program is great because you can try roles without a fear of failing. You...

 The rotational program is great because you can try roles without a fear of failing. You learn an immense amount of skills while finding your place in the organization. The program allowed me to take on projects outside of my comfort zone, learn from my mistakes and succeed in areas that I never imagined. 
– Carla S.

Connor L

University of Connecticut

 The BT Rotational Program is the perfect platform to gain valuable experiences and...

 The BT Rotational Program is the perfect platform to gain valuable experiences and skills early in your career. It has enabled me to reinforce my strengths while constantly building expertise in many different areas of Business Technology. 
– Connor L.

Jilliana Z

University of Connecticut

 This program consistently empowers me to be the best colleague that I can be and to...

 This program consistently empowers me to be the best colleague that I can be and to build on my career. There is no shortage of intelligent, hardworking people in BT, making it a very exciting and meaningful place to contribute and expand my current skillsets. 
– Jilliana Z.
Upcoming Events

COME VISIT US

Representatives from Pfizer and the BT Rotational Program will be attending the following university events in 2018. Please stop by our booth to ask questions and learn more about Pfizer, how BT helps to improve patient health and the BT Rotational Program.

CALENDAR

Penn State University
Pro Expo 2018
DATE:
September 10, 2018
TIME:
10 AM - 3 PM EST
Location:
Nittany Lion Inn
Rutgers University
Fall Career & Internship Mega Fair 2018
DATE:
September 12, 2018
TIME:
11 AM - 3:30 PM EST
Location:
Louis Brown Athletic Center
Lehigh University
2018 Fall Career Expo
DATE:
September 13, 2018
TIME:
3 PM - 7 PM EST
Location:
Stabler Arena
Temple University
Information Technology Career Fair
DATE:
September 17, 2018
TIME:
11 AM - 3 PM EST
Location:
The Howard Gittis Student Center
Howard University
All Majors Jobs & Internships Fair (Fall)
DATE:
September 25, 2018
TIME:
2 PM - 6 PM EST
Location:
HU Office of Career Services
University of Connecticut
STEM Career Fair
DATE:
September 26, 2018
TIME:
11 AM - 3 PM EST
Location:
Gampel Pavilion
Stevens Institute of Technology
Class of 2019 Career Fair
DATE:
September 26, 2018
TIME:
10 AM - 4:30 PM EST
Location:
Canavan Arena - Stevens Campus
Rutgers University School of Engineering and Computer Science
Fall Career Fair
DATE:
October 3, 2018
TIME:
11 AM - 2 PM EST
Location:
Campus Center, Multi-Purpose Room
Drexel University

DATE: Early Oct

DATE:
October 5, 2018
FAQ

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Still have questions about the program? Check out our FAQ document for more information.

Download FAQ Document

FAQ

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Download FAQ Document

Applications for the 2019 BT Rotational Program are now closed. Please check back in September 2019 to apply for the 2020 season.