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Software Engineering, IT
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Friday, October 6, 2023

Position Title: Data Platform Engineer Analyst

Department: Data Engineering, Architecture and Governance

About Sanofi:

We are an innovative global healthcare company, driven by one purpose: we chase the miracles of science to improve people’s lives. Our team, across some 100 countries, is dedicated to transforming the practice of medicine by working to turn the impossible into the possible. We provide potentially life-changing treatment options and life-saving vaccine protection to millions of people globally, while putting sustainability and social responsibility at the center of our ambitions.

Who You Are:

You are experienced data or cloud engineer with 5+ years of experience who is interested in designing and developing comprehensive solutions to support and facilitate business operations. As an experienced data engineer you will play a crucial role in supporting the design, development, and optimization of data solutions. You are eager to learn and work closely with subject matter experts and senior team members, has a foundational understanding of data engineering principles, and is excited to contribute to our data-driven initiatives.

Our vision for digital, data analytics and AI

Sanofi has recently embarked into a vast and ambitious digital transformation program. A cornerstone of this roadmap is the acceleration of its data transformation and adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) solutions. This has enabled us to accelerate R&D, improve manufacturing and commercial performance, and bring novel drugs and vaccines to patients faster, all in order to improve health and save lives.

The Digital Team at Sanofi is a unique data-driven team. We pride ourselves on being data obsessed and highly focused on using state of the art processes along with global technologies to drive impact to our solutions. We measure our insights and products based on how they perform across the globe and hold ourselves to the highest regard as our solutions can impact millions of lives. When tackling a problem, we do not just ask how we will create a solution, but how we will create a solution that reaches across the world with the best possible societal outcome.

If you are passionate about improving the health and wellness of people across the globe using Data as your means, then you should look no farther than the Digital Team here at Sanofi. Join us on our journey in enabling Sanofi’s Digital Transformation through becoming an AI first organization. This means:

  • AI Factory - Versatile Teams Operating in Cross Functional Pods: Utilizing digital and data resources to develop AI products, bringing data management, AI and product development skills to products, programs and projects to create an agile, fulfilling and meaningful work environment.
  • Leading Edge Tech Stack: Experience build products that will be deployed globally on a leading-edge tech stack.
  • World Class Mentorship and Training: Working with renowned, published leaders and academics in machine learning to further develop your skillsets.

Location: The Sanofi Digital Data Team uses a hybrid working model combining remote and office-based work.

Position Summary:

We are seeking an experienced data engineer to work with lead data engineers and global Sanofi data engineering teams to drive implementation of Data platform for Sanofi's advanced analytic, AI, and ML initiatives. As an experienced Data Engineer, you will play a critical role in helping design and implement globally scalable data engineering platform to make it easier for internal teams to start implementation of their user case and to enhance the lives of our global patients and customers. Your expertise will be instrumental in shaping the future of data-driven healthcare while providing technical leadership and mentorship to the data engineering team.

In your role, you will be reporting to Senior Data Platform Manager, working closely with leadership to build data platform with inputs and feedback received from various teams across data foundations and business to address their immediate and long term needs. .

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with data engineers, data scientists, and stakeholders to understand complex data requirements in areas like bioinformatics, omics, clinical data, and more.
  • Assist in designing, developing, and optimizing data pipelines, architectures, and data sets, ensuring efficient data ingestion, transformation, and reliable delivery using modern data engineering tools on AWS Cloud and Informatica/IICS to support data mesh architecture.
  • Develop, automate, optimize, and fine-tune data platform provisioning, scaling, and maintenance tasks to enhance operational efficiency, performance, scalability, and cost-effectiveness.
  • Implement data monitoring and alerting solutions, working with DevOps teams to proactively identify and address data issues.
  • Ensure data security, compliance, and governance standards are consistently met across the data platform, adhering to global data engineering standards and principles.
  • Develop foundational knowledge in data warehouse/lake solutions, data mesh architectures, and distributed processing technologies (e.g., Spark, Kafka).
  • Build proficiency in SQL, preferably in Snowflake, and relational/non-relational databases. Utilize programming languages such as Python, Shell scripting, and Scala/Java to optimize data engineering solutions.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional agile teams to contribute to the design and implementation of hybrid-cloud solutions.
  • Actively engage with the data engineering community, sharing insights, best practices, and innovative ideas to contribute to industry growth.
  • Document data infrastructure design, configuration, and processes for reference and training purposes.

Key Requirements:

  • Bachelor's/master’s degree in computer science, Engineering, Mathematics, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in data and cloud engineering or a related field.
  • Experience in managing cloud-native systems following IaC and DataOps principles (terraform, CI/CD, Orchestration, Actions)
  • A strong passion for data and cloud engineering and a desire to learn and grow in the field.
  • Eagerness to work collaboratively in cross-functional teams and learn from experienced data professionals.
  • Basic understanding of data concepts, service oriented architectures and an analytical mindset.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong communication skills and a willingness to learn how to convey technical concepts to diverse stakeholders.
  • Ability to adapt to a fast-paced, dynamic work environment.
  • Experience with agile development processes and concepts.
  • Interest in data integration technologies, cloud platforms, and data engineering tools.

If you are a data or cloud engineer with 5+ years of experience, excited about the prospect of building a career in data engineering to shape the future of healthcare through data-driven insights and transformative solutions, we encourage you to apply for this opportunity. Join us in making a significant impact on the lives of global patients and customers through innovative data engineering solutions.

Sanofi is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified applicants. Accommodations for persons with disabilities required during the recruitment process are available upon request.

Thank you in advance for your interest.

Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Sanofi, Empowering Life

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At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.

At Sanofi diversity and inclusion is foundational to how we operate and embedded in our Core Values. We recognize to truly tap into the richness diversity brings we must lead with inclusion and have a workplace where those differences can thrive and be leveraged to empower the lives of our colleagues, patients and customers. We respect and celebrate the diversity of our people, their backgrounds and experiences and provide equal opportunity for all.