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Senior Consultant - Data Modeller

Location Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India Job ID R-158645 Date posted 10/09/2023



Define the ground-breaking, sustainable technologies of the future

Hunt for new technologies and be part of the team that implements them for a long-term impact. Work on novel and exciting projects: imaging, AI and machine learning, data transparency, defining new ways of working. It powers us to get results out there quicker whilst upholding AstraZeneca’s ethical standards.

Working with new technologies in our ever-changing environment we never stand still. We challenge, innovate and break away from the norm to find bold new ways of approaching the everyday. Always focused on leading the way for sustainable digital healthcare.

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 diverse team of technical experts, we each bring something different to the table. We partner across the business, getting involved in projects early on to ensure the right technologies are implemented. It means we set the direction and bring our stakeholders together.

About the role


We are looking for a passionate Data Modeler for AstraZeneca, a world leading Pharmaceutical company which operates in over 100 countries and is head quartered in the United Kingdom, who will develop and apply conceptual and logical data models supporting the delivery of integrated solutions across R&D and Enterprise level.

Roles & responsibilities:

  • Focuses primarily on the design and maintenance of conceptual and logical data models (3NF) and their application within IT project and business data governance processes.

  • Defines data modelling standards and applies within all work products.

  • Owns and develops artefacts that exploit data models to understand data and data integrations. This may include modelling data flows, developing CRUD matrices to understand master data and the use of process models to illustrate master data flows.

  • Work with multiple IT roles, including Data Analysts, Solution Architects and Information Architects, to embed the use of data models and within both project and strategic activities.

  • Work with business data governance teams to embed the use of data models, and associated definitions, within governance processes.

  • Work closely with multiple roles to build expert level knowledge of business data and apply in the creation of data models and supporting artefacts describing AZ R&D data and data flows.

  • Locate and define new process improvement opportunities.

Mandatory skills:

  • Life Science Domain experience, specifically around Pharmaceutical Regulatory Affairs would be an added advantage.

  • Experience of developing and applying conceptual and logical data models (3NF).

  • Experience of using at least one data modelling tool – ideally ER/Studio or Erwin.

  • Knowledge of both SQL and NoSQL databases.

  • Strong Exposure to IT Project Lifecycle.

  • Ability to interpret and communicate technical information into business language.


Ours is a supportive and inclusive place. There’s freedom to innovate and express our ideas and opinions. Every one of us empowered to share knowledge and ideas; to be bold and speak up.

We’re not only backed by huge investment, we also feel valued. And, as our data and digital capabilities expand every day, we know we’re playing our part in accelerating AstraZeneca’s growth.


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 authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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