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Sr Software Engineer (Fullstack)

Location Zapopan, Jalisco, Mexico Job ID R-192830 Date posted 12/06/2024

The Senior Software Engineer may be an experienced individual contributor but will also play a leadership role on smaller

initiatives and projects overseeing other Software Engineers and may be a local Team Leader. The Senior Software Engineer

will pair with other Software Engineers, Leads, and Architects to design, build, test and deploy software solutions. The role

will be involved in analysing requirements, implementing software solutions, testing components, release and

maintenance. The Software Engineer must strive to gain as much understanding and exposure to the development stack as

well as the domains they are working in as well as contribute to the development stack. This role will also be involved in

providing recommendations on enhancements, monitoring the performance, and support maintenance of deployed


Typical Accountabilities

· Spending a majority of time designing, building efficient, reusable, and reliable independently and as a team.

· Playing a leadership role on projects and small initiatives.

· Oversee the work of assigned project Software Engineers and be responsible for the quality and velocity of their work.

· Own the delivery of assigned tasks while operating independently but escalating issues and questions in a timely


· Ensures unit testing, release and implementation activities performed are aligned and in adherence with related AZ IT

standards and practices.

· Adhere to the established AstraZeneca lifecycle methodology.

· Develops technical expertise and shares knowledge as required with project and IT change implementation teams

working on the development, implementation, test, release, maintenance of Information Technology applications.

· Responsible for design, development, configuration, and documentation of software components.

· Create and execute unit test cases and contribute to test automation.

· Translate application storyboards and use cases into functional applications.

· Management of hosting environment, including database administration and scaling an application to support load


· Provide overall high-level estimates for projects and small initiatives.

· Identifies new hardware/software technologies to fit specialised business needs and configurations

· Conducts performance analysis and documents application components

· Leads investigations of problems within existing IT applications and in coordination with other teams carry out support

and maintenance of applications, incident/problem identification and resolution using ITIL methods and processes.

Education, Qualifications, Skills and Experience


· Work experience in modern software development

languages and patterns

· Higher education qualification in Computer Science,

Computer Engineering, comparable program, or relevant

work experience

· Experience in Web or Mobile Application Development

· Prior software development experience including

personal projects


· Experience of working within a quality and compliance environment and application of policies, procedures and guidelines · Experience building microservices · Experience implementing a microservices architecture

Skills and Capabilities


· Strong ability and willingness to learn new technical

skills and platforms

· Demonstrate good communication skills and facilitation

skills with the ability to work with others across remote

geographies to achieve objectives

· Strong problem-solving skills

· Agile Engineering Practices

· Prior software development experience using modern

languages such as Java, Python and JavaScript

· Experience setting up and deploying to platforms such as

Docker, Kubernetes, and Heroku

· Experience with both SQL and NoSQL databases

· Understanding of fundamental design principles behind

a scalable application

· Ability to implement automated testing platforms and

unit tests


· · Good commercial awareness and understanding of the external market · Demonstrate initiative, strong customer orientation, and cross-cultural working

*Expectation of working in the office 3 days a week statement
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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