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Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico
Job reference: R-052771
Posted date: Jul. 18, 2019

AstraZeneca is one of the world’s most exciting bio-pharmaceutical companies. From scientists to sales, lab techs to legal, we’re on a mission to turn ideas into life-changing medicines that improve patients’ lives and benefit society. We are active in over 100 countries and we employ over 59,000 people. We are an  innovation-driven biopharmaceutical with over 60 years of experience.

AZ Global Technology Center Guadalajara

The AstraZeneca GTC in GDL, is a vibrant, high-energy facility, fully equipped to support our business with 490 IT professionals. We continuously improve our IT environment by innovating for competitive advantage. We are fully committed to redefine and provide support to enterprise-wide IT solution platforms, infrastructure and services.

As part of AstraZeneca's Commercial Solution Delivery Center, the Software Engineer role is grounded in technology. This role is primarily responsible for the technical design and development of applications in cloud platform-based environments, however you will have the opportunity to learn other technologies like Java, GRAILS, HTML5, jQuery, Twitter Bootstrap.

We will also evaluate strong Software Engineers that are willing to learn skills.

This role will work closely with the other Engineers, Engineering Leads, and Technical Project Managers in the supported functional areas.

Technical Acumen

— Design and develop applications using our supported technology stack, see preferred technical skills section.

— Ability to quickly learn new technologies and develop expertise in the set of technologies.

— Ensure that systems or platforms are being integrated and utilized correctly during the implementation phases of project and initiatives.

— Design supportable and sustainable software.

— Provide technical direction to peers, Analyst, and Project Managers.

— Participate in Peer code reviews.

— Contribute to the Application Architecture and Design.

Minimum knowledge, skills and abilities required to successfully perform major duties/responsibilities:

— Prior software development experience.

— Excellent problem-solving and analytical skills.

— Experience with modern development practices and the software development life cycle including Agile based methodologies.

— Excellent communication and organizational skills.

— Ability to manage multiple priorities, meet deadlines and produce quality results under pressure.

Preferred technical skills:

— Web development, HTML5, jQuery, CSS

— SQL Knowledge

Beneficial but not required technical skills:

— SnapLogic development.

— Java development (Spring)

— MongoDB or other NoSQL technologies

— Experience with rapid prototyping and integration with 3rd party Application Programming Interfaces (APIs) such as,, Facebook, Twitter or similar.

Minimum Education and Experience Requirements:

Education: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, or equivalent degree.

Experience: College level to three years of technical design and hands on software development experience.

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.

Information Technology

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