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Senior Data Engineer

Местоположение Сапопан, Estado de Jalisco, Мексика Идентификатор вакансии R-194949 Дата публикации 03/15/2024

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led, patient-focused pharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization 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.

As a high-performing team, we are united and motivated by our shared purpose – to push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines. We come to work each day to make a difference – to patients, society, and our company.

Here you will experience a fast paced and agile environment as we continue to support the business on a journey of evolution and growth, driven by new, exciting technology and digital innovations. It’s challenging and sometimes demanding, and that’s why we love it.

About The role

  • Build fully automated reusable data pipelines and operationalize them.
  • Maintain and build complex Data Orchestration systems.
  • Collaborate with colleagues across IT and within Business Data teams to understand specific project requirements and provide tailored, complete solutions that fit their needs, optimizing data architecture.
  • Ownership of the engineering issues and resolving issues.
  • Support Data Ops and ML Ops activities. Estimate requirements and define and promote best practices.
  • Will also involve working closely with third-party suppliers

Typical Accountabilities

  • The Data Engineer will maintain deep working knowledge of data platforms/ data products and infrastructure aligned with commercial IT
  • Build, test, deploy and maintain data pipelines
  • Perform a lead role in sprint planning, backlog refinement and prioritization along with sprint review activities.
  • As needed and opportunistically, provides technical expertise to peers and 3rd party development suppliers to ensure consistency in adherence to AZ IT and Commercial IT standards and processes
  • Work with platform delivery resources to ensure validation of business and functional requirements as part of product development responsibilities
  • Evaluate the applicability of new technologies / application features and make recommendations for technology and business strategic roadmaps
  • Demonstrate expert understanding of the application development processes of AstraZeneca’s implementation of the data product.
  • Serve as a mentor for junior staff members by conducting technical training sessions and reviewing project outputs
  • Establish partnerships with 3rd party suppliers for staff augmentation and project capacity and provide technical oversight for projects implemented through these suppliers
  • Serve as an internal consultant for IT and business partners across regions and business areas (Commercial, Medical) Continuous Improvement and Innovation
  • Partners with Platform Success Lead(s) on continuous improvement opportunities within platform and product level backlogs
  • Identifies new hardware/software technologies to fit specialised business needs and configurations
  • Identify issues with current processes and provide input on proposed changes to enhance effectiveness of IT

Education, Qualifications, Skills and Experience


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent number of years of experience in a Computer Science or Data Management related field
  • Demonstrated experience ( 3-5 years) in a data engineering role with practical examples in developing using modern data platforms to build, deploy, and maintain data applications
  • The role holder will possess a blend of design skills needed for Agile data development projects
  • Proficiency or demonstratable passion for learning, in data engineer techniques and testing methodologies


  • Experience with DevOps or DataOps concepts, preferably hands-on experience implementing continuous integration or highly automated end-to-end environments
  • Experience implementing a microservices architecture
  • Industry experience with data in large, complex data settings, consultancy or vendor experience Experience in reusing of metadata and prebuilt components from cataloging tools
  • Demonstrate initiative, strong customer orientation, and cross-cultural working

Skills and Capabilities


  • Strong data engineering skills with AWS cloud platform
  • Experienced in Agile Development techniques and Methodologies
  • 3-5 years of progressively responsible experience working with Databricks, Workflows and Apache Airflow
  • Experienced with building AWS or Azure cloud-based data pipeline
  • 3-5 years of progressively responsible experience with Python, Spark
  • Ability to interpret and communicate technical information into business language
  • Understanding of cloud architecture
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work within both Agile and Waterfall development methodologies
  • Proven experience of developing and managing relationships with 3rd party suppliers
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills


  • Prior significant experience working in Pharmaceutical or Healthcare industry IT environment
  • Experience of working within a quality and compliance environment and application of policies, procedures and guidelines

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca when we see an opportunity for change, we seize it and make it happen, because any opportunity no matter how small, can be the start of something big. Delivering life-changing medicines is about being entrepreneurial - finding those moments and recognising their potential. Join us on our journey of building a new kind of organisation to reset expectations of what a bio-pharmaceutical company can be. This means we’re opening new ways to work, pioneering cutting edge methods and bringing unexpected teams together.

So, what’s next!

Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you.

Where can I find out more?

Follow AstraZeneca on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/1603/

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AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer.

AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law. AstraZeneca only employs individuals with the right to work in the country/ies where the role is advertised.

📌Strong English communication skills required.

📌 Positions are open to Mexican Citizens and official residents of Mexico.

📍 Location: Guadalajara (hybrid - Expectation of working in the office 3 days a week)
When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we unleash bold thinking with the power to inspire life-changing medicines. In-person working give us the platform we need to connect, work at pace and challenge perceptions. That’s why we work, on average, a minimum of three days per week from the office. But that doesn’t mean we’re not flexible. We balance the expectation of being in the office while respecting individual flexibility.

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.

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