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Full Stack Developer

Location Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico Job ID R-202598 Date posted 16/06/2024

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 diseases. AstraZeneca is one of only a handful of pure-play biopharmaceutical companies to span the entire value chain of a medicine from discovery, early- and late-stage development to manufacturing and distribution, and the global commercialization of primary care, specialty care-led and specialty care medicines that transform lives.

At AstraZeneca, science is at the core of everything we do. But more than that, science is who we are. Our research sites are collaborative, innovative and dynamic environments that allow our scientists to keep pushing the boundaries. We work alongside scientists at leading institutions to better understand disease, identify potential new drugs and accelerate drug development.

AstraZeneca is currently looking for a Full-Stack Developer to join our R&D IT Product Design & Delivery Team. As a Full-Stack Software Engineer in AZ you'll have a chance to make a positive impact in patients’ lives by using your engineering skills to develop web and responsive solutions for different areas across AZ. These solutions will contribute indirectly and directly to improve the health of people who uses our medicines.

Our team is expanding as it is newly formed and taking on a significant amount of responsibility. We thrive on having teammates who are a pleasure to work with. To us, this means having humility, taking accountability for your work and your team, feeling the need to continually raise the expectations of yourself and others, and lastly being a true engineer who is capable of solving complex problems. Simply said, we seek to make an addition to the team that makes us better.

In this role you will be part of our global development team which is migrating to as close as we can to a true DevOps operating model. You will be given requirements that you are expected to understand, plan, develop, and thoroughly test before considering the work completed.  Deployments and infrastructure are handled by our team and you will need to be capable of doing deployments and preparing your work for the infrastructure requirements. As a Technical Leader within the team you are expected to thoroughly understand the Software Development Lifecycle and best practices that should allow you to help your fellow teammates. 

We are building a team that is accountable and responsible for the work they deliver.  This means that you will be expected to support your work after it has been released to our customers.  We build it, we own it.

A Software Engineer is expected to have knowledge in developing, managing data, integrating with other systems, and learning new technology that enables the solution. It is not required that you have skills in all of the following technologies, but you may have to learn depending on the work you are given:

  • Spring Boot / Java
  • React / TypeScript / JavaScript
  • PostgreSQL
  • Jira / Confluence / Git / GitHub Actions
  • Nice to have: Elastic Search / Logstash / Kibana
  • Passion for learning, innovating, and delivering valuable software to people.
  • Experience working in Agile teams (Scrum or Kanban).
  • Independent and reliable.
  • Ability to work and collaborate with people across the globe with diverse cultures and backgrounds.

Extra points if you have experience with any of the following (the more the better):

  • AWS Technologies including EC2, ECS, EKS, S3, Route53, ELB, API Gateway, and others
  • SCSS / CSS3
  • Activiti / Camunda / Flowable BPM (Keyword)
  • Snowflake / Redshift
  • TDD
  • BDD
  • CI/CD
  • Kubernetes / Docker

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Computer Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Math, Computer Science, Information Science, or equivalent degree is preferred but not required. We will hire self-taught engineers without a formal education given that you have evidence of rich history of software engineering.

Experience Requirements:

  • Long history of enjoying problem solving and building things
  • 3+ years of hands-on software development experience

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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Great culture, great work assignments, supportive management. Rotation opportunity within the company. They value inclusion and diversity.