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Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico
Job reference: R-045028
Posted date: Apr. 05, 2019

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 diseases. AstraZeneca is one of only a handful of pure-play biopharmaceutical companies to span the entire value chain of a medicine from discovery, early- and late-stage development to manufacturing and distribution, and the global commercialization of primary care, specialty care-led and specialty care medicines that transform lives.

At AstraZeneca, science is at the core of everything we do. But more than that, science is who we are. Our research sites are collaborative, innovative and dynamic environments that allow our scientists to keep pushing the boundaries. We work alongside scientists at leading institutions to better understand disease, identify potential new drugs and accelerate drug development. We are also pioneers in creating a more open research environment.

AstraZeneca is looking for an Engineering Manager to join our Science and Enabling Units IT Solution Delivery Team in our ever-expanding Guadalajara office. This role requires a leader with deep technical skills, that codes regularly and capable of managing others. We’ll rely on you to bring your technical acumen to help the team continue to deliver world class solutions for both our employees and our external constituents such as patients and doctors.

In this role you will be part of our global development team which is migrating to as close as we can to a true DevOps operating model. You will be a factor in that transition. Your team will be new, and you will help us select almost every member of the team. Each person on your team will be part of a specific DevOps team from which they will get their day to day work. Your accountabilities along being the team’s local manager will be to continue leading our recruiting efforts, coach and mentor, assist with resource planning, and getting your hands dirty designing, problem solving and coding with your team. Your accountability when it comes to hiring will be to ensure that we are hiring the best people we can and further improving their skills once they join. Based on your success and effectiveness in this role, you will be given the more opportunity and accountabilities.

Our Engineering Managers are capable of working in multiple spaces and learning new technology is part of that. Your team will consist of both traditional Software Engineers and Platform Engineers who take a configuration-based approach. However, you must have deep technical skills and an extensive history of writing code. It is not required that you have skills in all of these technologies, however these are some of the technologies that we use:

— Spring Boot / Java

— Responsive Web / HTML5

— jQuery / Angular / JavaScript


— Activiti / Camunda / Flowable

— AWS - cloud hosting and cloud orchestration

— MongoDB / Couchbase / Other NoSQL technologies

— PostgreSQL

— Jira / Confluence / Git

— SnapLogic

— Apache PiG

— .NET Development

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Math, Computer Science, Information Science, or equivalent degree is preferred but not required. We will hire self-taught engineers without a formal education given that you have evidence of rich history of software engineering.

Experience Requirements:

— Long history of enjoying problem solving and building things

— 10+ years of hands on software development experience

— 5+ of leadership responsibilities on software delivery projects

AstraZeneca is an equal opportunity employer. AstraZeneca will consider all qualified applicants for employment without discrimination on grounds of disability, sex or sexual orientation, pregnancy or maternity leave status, race or national or ethnic origin, age, religion or belief, gender identity or re-assignment, marital or civil partnership status, protected veteran status (if applicable) or any other characteristic protected by law.

Engineering Manager
Information Technology

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