Senior Software Engineer (m,w,d)

AstraZeneca UK

Location: Cambridgeshire, Gaithersburg, Maryland, Waltham, Massachusetts

Job Type: Full time

Posted


Are you ready to apply your software development skills and engineering expertise within the Oncology Data Science Platform? We create software tools for image analysis applications used in Research and Develop for finding cures for cancer. AstraZeneca is a company that always follows the science and turns ideas into life changing medicines. If this sounds like a role you are excited about AstraZeneca might be the one for you!


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 diseases. 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. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society.

Oncology Data Science Platforms

The Oncology Data Science – Data, Analytics, and AI Platforms (ODSP) team comprise multiple groups across the Cambridge UK, Boston MA, Gaithersburg MD, and Munich DE sites. ODSP develops technology, software, and data infrastructure to advance our Oncology data science. Our vision is to evolve data science into a driver of innovation within Oncology. We do this by creating a strategic culture that values our data as a true business asset, organizing our data so that it’s accessible and easy to find, integrated, and re-usable for Humans & AI, and building the best data computational tools to support scientific decision making.

What you’ll do

You will focus on developing web application for cutting edge image analysis software, drive automation and define workflow standards by supporting the drug project teams impacting AZ drug pipelines. To do this you will:

  • Develop high quality, scalable, robust, and well tested web applications.

  • Work in a multi-disciplinary set up spanning pathology, bioinformatics and translational medicine to understand their scientific and technical challenges and proactively impact these.

  • Develop infrastructure to apply statistical, analytical, ML and AI methodologies to large image datasets.

  • Design state of the art architectures

Education, Qualifications, Skills and Experience

Essential for the role:

  • Relevant M. Sc, or equivalent graduate degree

  • Web frontend and backend

  • Multiple programming languages, including JavaScript (Typescript, NodeJS)

  • Databases (SQL and No-SQL)

  • Unix

  • Best practices in software development methodologies

  • Experience of cloud technologies (AWS preferred).

Desirable for the role:

  • Understanding or background on image processing

  • Kubernetes

  • Experience in regulatory environments

Why AstraZeneca?

At AstraZeneca we’re dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration, and always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development. We’re on an exciting journey to pioneer the future of healthcare.

So, what’s next?

Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we can’t wait to hear from you.​

Competitive salary and benefits package on offer

Where can I find out more?

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Date Posted

11-Nov-2022

Closing Date

11-Dec-2022

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.

AstraZeneca requires all US employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 but will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required by applicable law.

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