Senior Consultant – Data Engineer

  Paramedical Vacancy

Job title: Senior Consultant – Data Engineer

Company: AstraZeneca



Embrace novel and varied challenges working across the business

Be connected to different functions, areas and roles across the business. We are supported by leaders in our aspiration to break down boundaries and draw on inter-functional learnings. It means we get to face interesting business problems and varied data. One day working along the whole development cycle from molecules to delivery, the next supporting HR processes or medicine launches


AstraZeneca is a global, science-led, patient-focused biopharmaceutical company 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.


A team of deep specialists, our skills range from mathematics to computation. Our diversity is our strength. We turning complex information into lifechanging and practical insights, every day. Our progressive operating model means that we stay at the forefront. Evolving and learning from what we’re seeing externally.

We impact patients lives. Empowering and enabling the business to run faster and better, we play a part in improving lives across the world.


Do you have expertise in developing data pipeline managing massive amounts of data? Would you like to apply the latest industry-accepted technologies and methods in machine learning and AI in a company that follows science and turns ideas into life-changing medicines? Then AstraZeneca might be the one for you!

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led, patient-focused biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious diseases. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies.

The data science and AI team is focused on delivering innovations, science & technology and seeking out opportunity. We are looking for passionate, motivated individuals to help architect and develop solutions working closely with Data scientists, business, and brand partners. A successful candidate will have deep technical hands-on expertise in the public cloud including AWS, Google Cloud, Azure

We are currently looking for an experienced Senior Data Engineer who can successfully productize AI models and insights to end user applications applying industry-wide standard methodologies following the security, compliance, and regulatory guidelines


Joining the Data Science and AI team, you will provide architecture and processes for managing data pipelines. Input data coming in from diverse sources should be linked and cleansed to generate patient cohorts that can be used for forecasting. Develop data pipeline for application integration with downstream systems.

In this role, you will also recruit, mentor and guide junior team members and consultants to deliver reusable components and solutions.


MS in Computer Science or a related subject area with at least 5 years of server-side programming

At least 2 years of experience in AWS technologies

The documented ability of delivering innovative solutions in an applied environment related to at least one of the following areas: ETL, Data pipeline, Workflow.

Strong knowledge of programming in Python, Java, or Scala.

High level of competence in global and cross-skilled collaborative working.

Cloud Architecture: 1 year (Preferred)

Working experience in one or more of the AWS technologies

Amazon Glue, Sage Maker, Data pipeline, Kinesis, EMR (Hive, Presto, Spark) , Step Functions, Athena, Comprehend, Medical Comprehend

Familiarity with Container-based architecture

Microservice deployment using EKS or ECS

Familiarity with any Elastic search (or any other cloud-based search engine)

Experience in Database technologies like Amazon Aurora, Postgres

Well versed with SQL


Knowledge/working experience claims, EMR, and lab data

Experience linking datasets

Experience with Auto ML in developing models based on AWS/Google Cloud Auto ML services


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. Rise to the challenge of shaping the future of an evolving business in the technology space.


Are you already envisioning 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.


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We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Date Posted 09-Feb-2022

Closing Date 30-Mar-2022

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 authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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Location: Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Job date: Thu, 10 Feb 2022 06:40:06 GMT

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