Astrazeneca is hiring a
DevOps Engineer

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India 🇮🇳

Full-time, Hybrid

AWS ☁️Cloud ☁️InfrastructureCI/CD 🔁Kubernetes 🎡Docker 🐳Documentation 📄
AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven Biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious disease. But we are more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies.  

At AstraZeneca, we are dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your ambitious spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients, and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration. Always committed to lifelong learning, growth, and development.  

We’ve been busy building and developing our technology which is now enabling our transformation to become a digital and data-led enterprise. There’s never been a better time to join us as we bring our digital strategy to life. There’s a huge opportunity to develop, explore and thrive during our next chapter.  

We’re specialists who are passionate about patients. A curiosity to learn, grow and develop is at the heart of what we do, evolving as our technologies constantly change. We’re invested in recognizing, coaching, and motivating you. Here, your personal and professional journey is filled with unlimited potential. 

In Early Science, we have highly skilled scientists in our labs who experiment and support complex drug projects.  The environment is driven by scientific and technical innovation with a high level of diversity in workflows, data, and vendors.  
The Digital Lab (DL) platform, in collaboration with early R&D scientists, strives to create an IT environment that digitises the experimental process and makes experimental data more available and re-usable.  The ELN Product Team strives to enhance collaboration between scientists, streamline data management, and support the efficient use of ELNs across research teams.

The ELN Product Team – DevOps Engineer will work on the overall development, validation, integration, modification, operation, and maintenance of the ELN.  A key responsibility will be to design, develop, implement, and maintain integrations between various applications and the ELN, ensuring seamless data flow and efficient communication.

As a DevOps Engineer, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the seamless operation and optimization of ELN systems within the organization's scientific research environment.
  • Work in tandem with our engineering team to identify and implement the most optimal cloud-based solutions.
  • Define and document best practices and strategies regarding application deployment and infrastructure maintenance
  • Provide guidance, thought leadership, and mentorship to developer teams to build their cloud competencies
  • Ensure application performance, uptime, and scale, maintaining high standards for code quality and thoughtful design
  • Manage cloud environments in accordance with company security guidelines
  • Strong understanding of the software development lifecycle. 
  • Experience with process tools like GIT, JIRA, Confluence and CI/CD tools. 
  • Experience with Kubernetes, GitOps, Infrastructure as code, monitoring/observability concepts and related tools. 
  • Experience in building applications incorporating cloud (AWS), API’s, microservices, containerisation and serverless architectures. 
  • Experience of delivering and supporting software in a DevOps environment. 
  • Exposure to analytics tools like Power BI (Business Intelligence). 
  • Excellent problem solving and adaptability.
  • Willing to work in cross-cultural environment across multiple time zones.
  • Ability to work effectively independently or as part of a team to achieve objectives.
  • Eager to learn and develop new tech skills, as required.
  • Good written and verbal skills, fluent English.
  • Familiarity with advanced GxP regulations and practices.

Join us at a crucial stage of our journey in becoming a digital and data-led enterprise. Make the impossible possible by building partnerships and ecosystems, creating new ways of working and driving scale and speed to deliver exponential growth. Focused and committed, and backed with the investment to succeed, we’re driving cross-company change to disrupt the entire industry. 

Are you up for an exciting challenge and ready for making a difference? If so, hit Apply today - we can't wait to hear from you! 

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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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