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Junior Associate - Data Engineer Python

Location Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India Job ID R-124981 Date posted 04/12/2021



Embrace novel and varied challenges working across the business

Be connected to different functions, areas and roles across the business. We are supported by leaders in our aspiration to break down boundaries and draw on inter-functional learnings. It means we get to face interesting business problems and varied data. One day working along the whole development cycle from molecules to delivery, the next supporting HR processes or medicine launches


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.


A team of deep specialists, our skills range from mathematics to computation. Our diversity is our strength. We turning complex information into lifechanging and practical insights, every day. Our progressive operating model means that we stay at the forefront. Evolving and learning from what we’re seeing externally.

We impact patients lives. Empowering and enabling the business to run faster and better, we play a part in improving lives across the world.


  • Collaborate with a team of other data engineers and business subject matter experts to solve complex data problems using Python

  • Build Insights and Analytics Reports using Python and share Advanced Insights to partners in Excel and PPT.

  • Work on various different data sources and structures.

  • Drive the collection of new data and the refinement of existing data sources.

  • Analyze and interpret the results of product experiments.


  • Must have Direct Hands-on, 3 to 7 years of experience, building complex systems using Python

  • Must have fundamental knowledge of Problem Solving

  • Experience should include the following,

  • Extensive knowledge in Python Programming

  • Prior experience in Healthcare Domain, is a plus

  • Experience using Big Data, is a plus. Exposure to SPARK is desirable

  • Should have Excellent Analytical, Problem Solving ability. Should be able to grasp new concepts quickly

  • Should be well familiar with Agile Project Management Methodology

  • Should have experience of managing multiple simultaneous projects

  • Should have excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Should be a standout colleague with open mind

  • Knowledge in Natural Language Processing, Machine Learning Techniques, Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning are plus


A place to do important work. We connect across the whole business to power each function to better influence patient outcomes and improve their lives. Impactful and valuable, this is where you come to raise your profile and do good for others. Rise to the challenge of shaping the future of an evolving business in the technology space.


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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