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AWS DevOps Engineer

Location Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico Job ID R-196886 Date posted 13/05/2024


AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven Biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development, and commercialization of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious disease. But we are more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies. 

At AstraZeneca, we are dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your ambitious spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients, and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration. Always committed to lifelong learning, growth, and development. 


We’ve been busy building and developing our technology which is now enabling our transformation to become a digital and data-led enterprise. There’s never been a better time to join us as we bring our digital strategy to life. There’s a huge opportunity to develop, explore and thrive during our next chapter. 

We’re specialists who are passionate about patients. A curiosity to learn, grow and develop is at the heart of what we do, evolving as our technologies constantly change. We’re invested in recognizing, coaching, and motivating you. Here, your personal and professional journey is filled with unlimited potential.


In Early Science, we have highly skilled scientists in our labs who experiment and support complex drug projects.  The environment is driven by scientific and technical innovation with a high level of diversity in workflows, data, and vendors. 

The Digital Lab (DL) platform, in collaboration with early R&D scientists, strives to create an IT environment that digitisesthe experimental process and makes experimental data more available and re-usable.The ELN Product Team strives to enhance collaboration between scientists, streamline data management, and support the efficient use of ELNs across research teams.


The ELN Product Team – DevOps Engineerwill work on the overall development, validation, integration, modification, operation, and maintenance of the ELN.Akey responsibility will be to design, develop, implement, and maintain integrations between various applications and the ELN, ensuring seamless data flow and efficient communication.


As an ELN Product Team - DevOps Engineer specializing in Electronic Laboratory Notebooks (ELNs) support, you will play a crucial role in ensuring the seamless operation and optimization of ELN systems within the organization's scientific research environment.

  • Work closely with scientific teams to enhance ELN configurations, promoting collaboration and data sharing.

  • Set up monitoring tools for proactive issue resolution, minimizing disruptions in research workflows.

  • Implement ELN-specific security practices to protect sensitive data and ensure regulatory compliance.

  • Collaborate with researchers to understand ELN requirements and optimize integrations with lab tools.

  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation for ELN configurations and integrations.

  • Pragmatic, hands on mentality.

  • Understanding knowledge gaps and have an openness to raise them.

  • Strong understanding of the software development lifecycle.

  • Experience with process tools like GIT, JIRA, Confluence and CI/CD tools.

  • Experience with Kubernetes, GitOps, Infrastructure as code, monitoring/observability concepts and related tools.

  • Experience in building applications incorporating cloud (AWS), API’s, microservices, containerisation and serverless architectures.

  • Experience of delivering and supporting software in a DevOps environment.

  • Exposure to analytics tools like Power BI (Business Intelligence).

  • Excellent problem solving and adaptability.

  • Willing to work in cross-cultural environment across multiple time zones.

  • Ability to work effectively independently or as part of a team to achieve objectives.

  • Eager to learn and develop new tech skills, as required.

  • Good written and verbal skills, fluent English.

  • Advanced experience with ELN platforms and their technical integration into biopharmaceutical laboratory workflows.

  • Expertise in handling scientific data formats, laboratory instrument integrations, and industry-specific technical compliance standards.

  • Familiarity with advanced GxP regulations and practices.


Join us at a crucial stage of our journey in becoming a digital and data-led enterprise. Make the impossible possible by building partnerships and ecosystems, creating new ways of working and driving scale and speed to deliver exponential growth. Focused and committed, and backed with the investment to succeed, we’re driving cross-company change to disrupt the entire industry.


Are you up for an exciting challenge and ready for making a difference? If so, hit Apply today - we can't wait to hear from you!

When we put unexpected teams in the same room, we ignite ambitious thinking with the power to inspire life-changing medicines. In-person working give us the platform we need to connect, work at pace and challenge perceptions. That’s why we work, on average, a minimum of three days per week from the office. But that doesn’t mean we’re not flexible. We balance the expectation of being in the office while respecting individual flexibility. Join us in our outstanding and bold world.

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.

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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