Data & Analytics Engineering Lead
DATA & ANALYTICS ENGINEERING LEAD
Do you have expertise in, and passion for, Data Engineering? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact the Data & Analytics in a company that follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines? If so, AstraZeneca might be the one for you!
AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven BioPharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious disease. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies.
At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration. Always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development.
ABOUT OUR DATA SCIENCE & ENGINEERING TEAM
Enabling Units IT is a global IT capability supporting Global Product & Portfolio Strategy, Global Medical Affairs, Finance, HR, Compliance, Legal and Global Business Services. We are organized around 7 key capability areas: Business Partnering, Solution Delivery, Architecture, Application Support, Data & Analytics, Change & Operations. We operate out of sites across the US, UK, Sweden, India and Mexico.
Data & Analytics provides analytics, data insight services and solutions critical to the mission of AstraZeneca. D&A is organized into teams specialising in: Information Architecture, Data Engineering, Visual Engineering, Knowledge Management, Data Science, Data Analysis and Information Governance.
A place to do important work. We connect across the whole business to power each function to better influence patient outcomes and improve their lives. Impactful and valuable, this is where you come to raise your profile and do good for others. We play an increasingly crucial role in driving disruptive transformation on our journey to becoming a digital and data-led enterprise.
ABOUT THE ROLE?
The D&A Engineering lead will oversee a varied and changing portfolio of data projects, playing a key leadership role in the engagement, delivery and service of products to stakeholders. The D&A Engineering Lead will work with a team of Architects, analysts, testers and developers to enable the design, build, test and deployment of data solutions.
This role will be involved in stakeholder management, solution design discussions, leadership, mentoring and service engagement. The D&A Engineering lead will be responsible for both solution delivery and service engagement as the primary lead for a series of DevOps Run/Build pods. This role will also be involved in technical spikes of new technology, and support continuous improvement activities.
You will join a team that has a history of delivering cloud solutions, with a global base of stakeholders. We have ongoing work that looks at our technology and ensures that we constantly evaluate what is the right choice for our partners. Projects are varied and challenging, you will be working across multiple delivery streams at any one time.
You’ll work primarily with your DevOps teams across Chennai and Guadalajara as a central touchstone. Your business partners can and will be based anywhere across our sites from Asia to Latin America. Working in a distributed multi-national team you will need to foster a collaborative delivery approach and ensure that the team feels like a single group across time zones. We are Agile in our thinking, meaning that we are constantly challenging ourselves as an organisation to be better at what we do. You will experience everything D&A has to offer from initial stakeholder requests, cutting edge technology trials, up to multi-year multi-team transformation programmes that change how AstraZeneca works as a whole. You will provide a level of ownership and accountability for your team’s work.
ESSENTIAL SKILLS & EXPERIENCE REQUIRED?
- Significant delivery experience across key elements of the data analytics & data warehousing domains
- Experience of sizing and estimating projects.
- We’d like you to be competent at building and motivating delivery teams through mentoring and coaching.
- You will have experience of technical leadership and architecture principles, possessing both a pragmatic and a best practice approach, building the right product given delivery constraints
- We need you to have excellent communication and stakeholder management skills and an ability to translate complex technical solutions into tangible outcomes
WHY JOIN IT?
We’re a network of entrepreneurial self-starters who contribute to something far bigger. There’s a diversity of expertise in our Technology group that’s unique to AstraZeneca – it allows us to dive deep into exploring new leading-edge technology. We enable AstraZeneca to perform at its peak by delivering world-class technology and data solutions. Our work unlocks the potential of science. We optimise and evolutionise AstraZeneca by maximising efficiencies and finding new ways to drive productivity. From automation to data simplification. We’re not afraid to take ownership and run with it. Empowered with unrivalled freedom. A place to be open and transparent – we speak up, think creatively and share ideas. Our diverse contributions help us to make better decisions. But we have a constant drive to innovate, and an appreciation for high standards. It takes challenging the status quo to add value in our ever-evolving environment. We love it here because put simply, we make a meaningful impact.
Technology at AstraZeneca is a home for purposeful disruptors!
SO, WHAT’S NEXT?
Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we’d love to hear from you! Click the link to apply and we’ll be in touch as soon as we can.
WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE?
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Competitive salary & benefits on offer.
Open Date 26-Apr-2021
Close Date 24-May-2021
AstraZeneca embraces diversity and equality of opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse team representing all backgrounds, with as wide a range of perspectives as possible, and harnessing industry-leading skills. We believe that the more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We welcome and consider applications to join our team from all qualified candidates, regardless of their characteristics. We comply with all applicable laws and regulations on non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.