Consultant - Cloud Engineer
JOB TITLE : CONSULTANT
CAREER LEVEL: C3
Leverage technology to impact patients and ultimately save lives
Do you have expertise in, and passion for, information technology? Would you like to apply your expertise to impact the IT strategy 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, 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.
ABOUT OUR IT TEAM
It’s a dynamic and results-oriented environment to work in – but that’s why we like it. There are countless opportunities to learn and grow, whether that’s exploring new technologies in hackathons, or redefining the roles and work of colleagues, forever. Shape your own path, with support all the way. Diverse minds that work cross- functionally and broadly together.
ABOUT THE ROLE
As a Data & Analytics engineer you will support solution development, take responsibility for delivery. You will work almost exclusively with AWS services and join a team that has delivered cloud solutions, such as the development of auto-scaling data integration and analytic platform. Similarly, we have built an automated cloud ETL test harness which integrates with our evolving CI/CD processes. We have an exciting pipeline of work, so you might be developing a data hub processing terabytes of clinical trial data, the world’s largest genomics platform, a federated reporting capability, a new tax analytics platform, or improvements to any of our existing analytics solutions.
You'll be part of a team of engineers who work closely with IT colleagues in UK, US, Sweden, India and Mexico. We have business partners and team members spread globally, so you would need a collaborative delivery approach to be successful. We prefer to use Agile, but choose the appropriate approach for the project. Do you have a real passion for delivering well engineered data and analytics solutions? Because this will make you stand out from other specialists.
Required qualitifications and skills:
Bachelors Degree or equivalency (Computer Science or similar engineering discipline)
5+ years overall IT industry experience
Hands-on experience using compute, storage, database and application integration AWS services
Hands-on experience with AWS deployment and management services
Hands-on experience with Kubernetes
Extensive experience architecting, designing and programming applications in an AWS Cloud environment for large regulated businesses.
Understanding and Experience leveraging GIT as source code control and part of a deployment pipeline
Experience building sophisticated and highly automated infrastructure. Prior success in automating a real-world production environment.
Experience with seamless/automated build pipelines used for release management across all environments.
Strong verbal and written communication skills, with the ability to work effectively across internal and external organizations.
Ability to identify which AWS services meet a given technical requirement
Knowledge of recommended best practices for building secure and reliable applications on the AWS platform
In-depth knowledge of at least one high-level programming language, associated frameworks, idioms and best practices
Experience of building unit tests, integration tests, system tests and acceptance tests
Must be able to communicate fluently in English, both written and verbal
Overall years of experience:
5 to 7 years of experience
WHY JOIN US ?
We’re a network of high-reaching self-starters who contribute to something far bigger. We enable AstraZeneca to perform at its peak by delivering premier technology and data solutions.
We’re not afraid to take ownership and run with it. Empowered with unrivalled freedom. Put simply, it’s because we make a significant impact. Everything we do matters.
SO, WHAT’S NEXT?
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.
WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE?
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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.
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.