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Engineer - Java

Plats Chennai, State of Tamil Nādu, Indien Jobb-id R-124851 Datum inlagd 12/07/2021



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.


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.


  • Java support Engineer for a world leading Pharmaceutical company which operates in over 100 countries and is head quartered in the United Kingdom. The candidate is expected to a team member for a large Data integration Development, enhancement, support and maintenance project, spanning across several BI landscapes across continents.

  • The candidate should possess broad functional knowledge in his/her domain and in-depth technical knowledge in Core JAVA, implementation of Web Services (REST/SOAP). The candidate should have proven expertise in configuring and supporting Java Projects. Experience related to java projects incorporating Node js and Java will be highly preferred.

  • As an engineer, will be responsible for resolving any Data issues reported by the business users and delivering all enhancements as required by business users.

  • Responsible for finishing the tasks assigned by team lead and project manager.

  • Responsible for reviewing solutions designed by the team members and proposing improvements using java platform

  • Responsible for proactively working with business users for identifying and resolving recurring issues in Java application.

  • Owner of certain niche processes within broader domain area e.g. SDLC Process, production planning and automated scripting.

  • Responsible for accuracy & integrity of data & applications through analysis, coding, writing clear documentation & problem resolution.

  • Analyze & translate functional specifications & change requests into technical specifications.

  • Translate business needs into end user applications for Global Stakeholders


What are skills / technology candidate needs to have, to perform the role

2-3 Years of Experience and good understanding in Core java, Web Services (REST) Implementations ,AWS and support, Json parsing.


  • Hands-on experience in Java & Web Services.

  • Hands-on experience in AWS will be a big plus.

  • Drive to keep on learning new technologies. And knowledge of any new cloud technologies is a plus.

  • Good Understanding of OOPS concepts and design patterns.

  • Ability to understand business requirements from business users and prepare and review functional specifications.

  • Ability to Reduce overhead by defining and implementing a governance in order to obtain clear ownership and optimal data quality

  • Understanding of ITIL processes and Application life cycle management.

  • Understanding of Agile development and Agile process.

  • Ability to work in large and diverse teams.

  • Good understanding of GXP and SOX requirements. Should have working experience in a validated environment.

  • Should be able to guide and mentor junior members of the team.

  • Should be aware of release governance processes and have experience in working on any incident management tool.

  • Experience of various Estimation Techniques needed

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Well versed in English. Excellent spoken and written skills.

  • Proactive approach to problem solving.

  • Experience working in a globally distributed team

  • Flexible to work in shifts if required.


  • Should be having a B.E. / B. tech degree in any of Computer/Electronics/ Mechanical/ Production / Industrial or allied branches.

  • Any professional Certifications in Java, Oracle, and AWS are desired but not mandatory and will be an added advantage.


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.


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.

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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