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Manager - Visual Analytics Lead

Plats Chennai, State of Tamil Nādu, Indien Jobb-id R-178091 Datum inlagd 07/09/2024

Job Title - Manager - Visual Analytics Lead

Career Level - D3

About Astrazeneca

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 disease. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies. At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a phenomenal Place to Work.

Who we are:

The Global Business Service (GBS) team sits within Finance at AstraZeneca and is a dynamic and results-oriented environment and provides a range of enterprise-wide services. We dare to change the way we work by freeing up the business to push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines. We aim to do this by freeing up time, freeing up money, protecting AZ’s value and providing new capabilities.

What we do:

A trusted partner to the business, we’re on a mission to make AstraZeneca more agile, efficient and effective. Through our hybrid model of in-house delivery centers and service towers across the globe, we’re reimagining how we work. Here we drive new ways of working and operating models, process simplification and innovative solutions, whilst ensuring that automation and data is at the heart of everything.

How we do it:

Be part of a team building a community. We interact with diverse cultures and perspectives and are united by our sense of belonging. This is the place to learn and grow together.

Why we love it:

  • As a growing multi-national company, there’s so much potential to develop. Accept opportunities at a global business that’s facing new and varied challenges. This is the place to build an exemplary, international CV.

  • A fun place to be, we’re creating community hubs that build partnerships, not just working relationships.

  • We’re on an exciting journey to take our team to the next stage. This is the place to leave a legacy behind.

  • About the role

Position Overview: We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated Visual Analytics Lead to join our dynamic team. As the Visual Analytics, you will play a crucial role in leading technical efforts, architecting solutions, and developing applications within the Microsoft Power Platform ecosystem. Your deep expertise in Power Platform architecture, software development, test-driven development, performance optimization, deployment, and statistical analysis will chip in to the success of our projects. The ideal candidate should possess a solid foundation in Microsoft Power Platform technologies, exhibit leadership qualities, and hold relevant Microsoft certifications.


  • Lead and manage a team of visual analytics developers and data analysts, providing technical leadership, guidance, and mentorship to ensure the successful delivery of analytics solutions.

  • Own the technical aspects of Power Platform projects, providing guidance and direction to the development team.

  • Architect end-to-end solutions within the Power Platform ecosystem, considering scalability, security, and standard methodologies.

  • Design, develop, and implement applications, workflows, and automation using Power Apps, Power Automate, and Power BI.

  • Apply test-driven development principles to ensure high-quality and robust solutions in the Power Platform environment.

  • Collaborate closely with multi-functional teams to gather requirements, understand business needs, and translate them into effective technical solutions.

  • Perform performance optimization, monitoring, and fix of Power Platform applications to ensure smooth and efficient functioning.

  • Manage deployment processes for Power Platform solutions, including version control, release management, and environment setup with IT teams.

  • Apply statistical analysis and data modelling to derive insights from Power BI reports and dashboards.

  • Stay up-to-date with the latest developments in Power Platform and related technologies to provide innovative solutions.


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, Information Technology, or related field (Master's preferred).

  • Certifications:

  • Microsoft Certified: Power Platform Fundamentals

  • Microsoft Certified: Power BI Data Analyst Associate

  • Shown experience as a technical lead or architect within the Microsoft Power Platform ecosystem.

  • Strong expertise in Power Apps, Power Automate, Power BI, and Power Platform connectors.

  • In-depth knowledge of software development practices within the Power Platform environment.

  • Proficiency in test-driven development methodologies and experience in applying them to Power Platform solutions.

  • Demonstrable ability to optimize performance and solve issues within Power Platform applications.

  • Hands-on experience with deployment strategies and tools for Power Platform solutions.

  • Proficiency in statistical analysis and data modelling, particularly within Power BI.

  • Microsoft certifications such as Power Platform App Maker, Power Platform Developer, Power Platform Solution Architect, or similar.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to work effectively in a collaborative team environment.

  • Good communication skills, both written and verbal, with the ability to convey sophisticated technical concepts to non-technical collaborators.


  • Certifications: Relevant Certifications: Possessing the following certifications would be considered desirable for this role:

  • Microsoft Certified: Power Platform Functional Consultant Associate

  • Microsoft Certified: Power Platform App Maker Associate

  • Microsoft Certified: Power Platform Developer Associate

  • Microsoft Certified: Power Platform Solution Architect Authority

  • Strategic Planning: Collaborate with senior management to define the long-term analytics roadmap and strategy, aligning it with the organization's business objectives.

  • multi-functional Collaboration: Champion collaboration between different teams, such as data science, engineering, and business intelligence, to drive alignment and enhance the impact of analytics initiatives.

  • Thought Leadership: Stay informed about industry trends, emerging technologies, and standard processes in analytics and data engineering. Act as a leader with vision within the organization by sharing knowledge and promoting innovation.

  • Performance Metrics: Define and supervise key performance indicators (important metrics) to measure the effectiveness and impact of analytics solutions. Present regular reports and insights to senior management and team members.

  • Continuous Improvement: Find opportunities for process improvement, automation, and optimization within the analytics backend solutions team and drive initiatives to enhance efficiency and effectiveness.


We’re a network of high-reaching self-starters who chip in 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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