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Lead Consultant - CI Platform Lead

Location Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India Job ID R-124978 Date posted 04/12/2021

JOB TITLE : LEAD CONSULTANT

CAREER LEVEL: E

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

ABOUT ASTRAZENECA

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.

ABOUT THE TEAM

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.

ABOUT THE ROLE

We are looking for a highly experienced individual to lead our Connected Intelligence platform in Chennai. The ideal candidate will have industry experience working on a range of different Data Science/ML and Competitive Intelligence subject areas, e.g., creating data preparation pipelines, modelling, and training ML Models as well as deploying inferencing pipelines to process unseen data at scale. The position will involve taking these skills and applying them to some of the most exciting data & prediction problems in Competitive Intelligence. You will work as part of a distributed team of deeply technical data scientists, knowledge engineers & machine learning engineers and have the chance to create tools that will advance the standard of healthcare improving the lives of millions of patients across the globe.

You will work closely with scientists & product teams and learn to deliver reusable AI solutions at scale within the AstraZeneca tech stack, whilst encouraging standard methodologies for AI across the company.

You will help envision, build, deploy, and develop our next generation of AI tools for Connected Intelligence at scale.

CANDIDATE KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelors/master’s in computer science or related quantitative field or Ph.D. degree in Computer Science or related quantitative field

  • 8+ years’ experience in line management and task management roles

  • 8+ years’ experience of vendor management e.g., onboarding new resources through 3rd parties, managing contracts, ensuring performance of 3rd party resources

  • 8+ years’ experience operating in a customer facing support role

  • Understands the value of ticket management and engagement with customers for BAU activities

  • Proficient understanding of web applications and software development

  • Hands on experience leading and implementing a project communications approach

  • Sufficient experience in website analytics and knowledge of the benefits these can provide

  • Previous experience with Java, React & Kubernetes.

  • Previous development experience with Python

WHY JOIN US ?

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.

SO, WHAT’S NEXT?

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.

WHERE CAN I FIND OUT MORE?

Our Social Media, Follow AstraZeneca on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/1603/

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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