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Senior Data Quality Assurance Analyst

Posted date Jun. 10, 2024
Contract type Full time
Job ID R-191305
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Why choose AstraZeneca India?

Help push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines to patients. After 45 years in India, we’re continuing to secure a future where everyone can access affordable, sustainable, innovative healthcare.

The part you play in our business will be challenging, yet rewarding, requiring you to use your resilient, collaborative and diplomatic skillsets to make connections. The majority of your work will be field based, and will require you to be highly-organised, planning your monthly schedule, attending meetings and calls, as well as writing up reports.

Who do we look for?

Calling all tech innovators, ownership takers, challenge seekers and proactive collaborators. At AstraZeneca, breakthroughs born in the lab become transformative medicine for the world's most complex diseases. We empower people like you to push the boundaries of science, challenge convention, and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. You'll embrace differences and take bold actions to drive the change needed to meet global healthcare and sustainability challenges.

Here, diverse minds and bold disruptors can meaningfully impact the future of healthcare using cutting-edge technology. Whether you join us in Bengaluru or Chennai, you can make a tangible impact within a global biopharmaceutical company that invests in your future. Join a talented global team that's powering AstraZeneca to better serve patients every day.

Success Profile

Ready to make an impact in your career? If you're passionate, growth-orientated and a true team player, we'll help you succeed. Here are some of the skills and capabilities we look for.

Tech innovators

Make a greater impact through our digitally enabled enterprise. Use your skills in data and technology to transform and optimise our operations, helping us deliver meaningful work that changes lives.

Ownership takers

If you're a self-aware self-starter who craves autonomy, AstraZeneca provides the perfect environment to take ownership and grow. Here, you'll feel empowered to lead and reach excellence at every level — with unrivalled support when you need it.

Challenge seekers

Adapting and advancing our progress means constantly challenging the status quo. In this dynamic environment where everything we do has urgency and focus, you'll have the ability to show up, speak up and confidently take smart risks.

Proactive collaborators

Your unique perspectives make our ambitions and capabilities possible. Our culture of sharing ideas, learning and improving together helps us consistently set the bar higher. As a proactive collaborator, you'll seek out ways to bring people together to achieve their best.

Responsibilities

Job ID R-191305 Date posted 06/10/2024

Job Title - Senior Data Quality Assurance Analyst

Career Level - D3

Location: Chennai, India

Department: Global Data Office, Operations            

SET Area/Function:  Global Operations

Reports to: Data Assurance Lead                                         

Number of Positions: 1

In order to deliver our Operations Data vision which supports the successful delivery of the 2030 strategy, the Operations Global Data Office Team are recruiting a Data Quality Assurance Analyst. You will have experience in both data management and data quality, and have a proven track record working in a complex data environment.

You will play a key role in supporting the Data Office by creating data quality dashboards, to ensure adherence to data standards and data governance policies. You will work closely with the data stewards and business owners developing code written in SQL for monitoring and measuring the quality of data. You will support the remediation and cleansing of data.

What you’ll do

  • Develop and support the creation of data quality dashboards in Power BI, by extracting data from various Global SAP systems into Snowflake and develop rules for identifying DQ issues using MS SQL Server Management Studio.

  • Writing and creating data quality rules using SQL and working extensively with the business to define requirements to support continuous data quality monitoring.

  • Provide extensive data analysis and profiling across a wide range of data objects.

  • Reconcile data against source to ensure results are trustworthy and reliable.

  • Strong focus on high levels of process automation ensuring data and results are kept up to date.

  • Supporting remediation work to correct data on our SAP systems.

  • Facilitate matching or linking multiple data sources together and create complex joins to provide data discovery and continuous DQ monitoring.

Essential requirements

  • Highly experienced in developing and supporting the creation of data quality dashboards in Power BI, by extracting data from various Global SAP systems into Snowflake and develop rules for identifying DQ issues using MS SQL Server Management Studio.

  • Advanced T-SQL skills to support Data Analysis, Data Profiling and Data Quality rule creation.

  • Demonstrated experience & subject matter expertise within data management disciplines, including the three pillars of data quality, data governance and data architecture.

  • Expert in extracting and manipulating data in various formats.

  • Experience in working in a complex SAP data environment.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to influence others to achieve objectives.

  • Experience in Snowflake or similar for data lakes.

  • Strong desire to improve the quality of data and to identify the causes impacting good data quality.

·Experience of Business and IT partnering for the implementation of Data Quality KPIs and visualisations.

  • Strong Stakeholder management skills.

  • Excellent attention to detail.

  • Ability to work in fast-paced, dynamic environment and manage multiple streams of work simultaneously.

  • Experience of working in a global organisation, preferably within the pharmaceuticals industry and or Supply Chain.

  • Experience of working in global change projects.

  • Bachelor degree in computing, data or a related technology field, or equivalent number of years of experience.

  • Fluency in English.

  • "Candidates should be willing to work in UK time zone if required".

Desirable Skills

  • Using one of the following tools or similar. For example Power automate, Qliksense, DataIKU or Python.

  • Knowledge of at least one standard data quality tool. For example Alteryx, Aperture, Collibra, Trillium, Ataccama or SAS Viya.

  • Experience of any of the following for data cleansing – Winshuttle, Aperture or Celonis for data process mining.

  • Working within a lean environment and knowledge of data governance methodologies and standards.

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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Reasons to Join

Thomas Mathisen

There are many things I enjoy when working at AstraZeneca, mainly the Speak up culture, the great colleagues that are in my teams, the great products that AstraZeneca provides to our patients and the challenging conversations I have around our medicines.

Sales Representative Oslo, Norway

There are many things I enjoy when working at AstraZeneca, mainly the Speak up culture, the great colleagues that are in my teams, the great products that AstraZeneca provides to our patients and the challenging conversations I have around our medicines.

Christine Recchio

Working at AstraZeneca has impacted my life in such a positive way. I now have an improved work-life balance through creating my own schedule and time management, I feel a balance that I didn’t have before.

Sales Representative California, United States

Working at AstraZeneca has impacted my life in such a positive way. I now have an improved work-life balance through creating my own schedule and time management, I feel a balance that I didn’t have before.

Stephanie Ling

There are a lot of reasons why I enjoy working in AstraZeneca, my colleagues being one of them. My team members and the managers have provided a great deal of guidance in helping me to be more confident in my daily work.

Sales Representative Petaling Jaya, Malaysia

There are a lot of reasons why I enjoy working in AstraZeneca, my colleagues being one of them. My team members and the managers have provided a great deal of guidance in helping me to be more confident in my daily work.

What we offer

We're driven by our shared values of serving people, society and the planet. Our people make this possible, which is why we prioritise diversity, safety, empowerment and collaboration. Discover what a career at AstraZeneca could mean for you.

Lifelong learning

Our development opportunities are second to none. You'll have the chance to grow your abilities, skills and knowledge constantly as you accelerate your career. From leadership projects and constructive coaching to overseas talent exchanges and global collaboration programmes, you'll never stand still.

Autonomy and reward

Experience the power of shaping your career how you want to. We are a high-performing learning organisation with autonomy over how we learn. Make big decisions, learn from your mistakes and continue growing — with performance-based rewards as part of the package.

Health and wellbeing

An energised work environment is only possible when our people have a healthy work-life balance and are supported for their individual needs. That's why we have a dedicated team to ensure your physical, financial and psychological wellbeing is a top priority.

Inclusion and diversity

Diversity and inclusion are embedded in everything we do. We're at our best and most creative when drawing on our different views, experiences and strengths. That's why we're committed to creating a workplace where everyone can thrive in a culture of respect, collaboration and innovation.

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