Data Engineering Lead
Data Engineering Lead
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.
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 of the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) solutions, to accelerate R&D, manufacturing and commercial performance and bring better drugs and vaccines to patients faster, to improve health and save lives.
Who You Are:
You are a savvy Data Engineer responsible for the technical development of best-in-class, cloud-first data engineering solutions to support our data product and AI teams. You enjoy mentoring more junior team members and watching them grow, both in their technical and non-technical competencies. You have a keen eye to understand the business needs and business data for the domain area that you support. You revel in delivering innovative and robust data engineering solutions. You thrive in a collaborative environment and love to build data pipelines that power our Data/Analytic products. You are highly motivated, with a passion for data engineering, modeling, cloud technologies, and technical leadership.
Our vision for digital, data analytics and AI
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 leaders and academics in machine learning to further develop your skillsets
There are multiple vacancies across our Digital profiles and NA region. Further assessments will be completed to determine specific function and level of hired candidates.
Establish technical designs to meet business and technical requirements as a prime data engineering lead
Develop and maintain all components of data engineering solutions and pipelines based on requirements and design specifications using appropriate tools and technologies
Optimize solutions (ETL / data pipelines) to balance performance, functionality, cost, and other operational requirements
Conduct peer reviews for quality, consistency, and rigor for production level solution
Create design and development documentation based on standards for knowledge transfer, training, and maintenance
Define and promote best practices and standards for code management, automated testing, and deployments
Work with business and products teams to understand and decompose high level business requirements, and translate them into technical needs
Leverage existing or create new standard data pipelines within Sanofi to bring value through business use cases
Develop automated tests for CI/CD pipelines
Test and validate developed solution to ensure it meets requirements and design specifications
Mentor and train junior team members
Assess and fix data pipeline issues to ensure performance and timeliness of execution
Lead data engineering efforts to modernize and replace legacy solutions and platforms
Partner with Data Engineering Manager, Product Owner and Data Analysts to create implementation plan, including assessments of timelines and complexity
Gather/organize large & complex data assets, and perform relevant analysis
Actively contribute to Data Engineering community and define leading practices and frameworks
Communicate results and findings in a clear, structured manner to stakeholders at various levels
Remain up to date on the company’s standards, industry practices and emerging technologies
Key Functional Requirements & Qualifications:
Experience working cross-functional teams to solve complex data architecture and engineering problems
Demonstrated ability to learn new data and software engineering technologies in short amount of time
Experience with agile/scrum development processes and concepts
Able to work in a fast-paced, constantly evolving environment and manage multiple priorities
Demonstrated technical analysis and problem-solving skills related to data and technology solutions
Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills with ability to communicate ideas, concepts and solutions to stakeholders at all levels
Pragmatic and capable of solving complex issues, with technical intuition and attention to detail
Service-oriented, flexible, and approachable team player
Fluent in English (Other languages a plus)
Knowledge of pharmaceutical and healthcare data is a plus
Key Technical Requirements & Qualifications:
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, or relevant field
8+ years of experience in data engineering, integration, data warehousing, business intelligence, business analytics, or comparable role with relevant technologies and tools (Spark, Informatica/IICS or equivalent)
Experience in Big Data integration, including cloud-based platforms such as AWS, and Snowflake
Proficiency in data structures and algorithms
Demonstrated experience in scripting languages (Python, R, SQL, Shell scripting)
Experience with job scheduling and orchestration (Control-M and Airflow) is a plus
Strong proficiency in relevant technologies such as databases (relational and NoSQL), distributed systems, and microservices
Experience working with large data sets, and performance and query optimization
The Fine Print:
CAN EEO Language
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.
US Vaccine Mandate
As a healthcare company and a vaccine manufacturer, Sanofi has an important responsibility to protect individual and public health. This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as part of your job responsibilities.
US EEO Statement
Sanofi Inc. and its U.S. affiliates are Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action employers committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; nationality; marital, domestic partnership or civil union status; sex, gender, gender identity or expression; affectional or sexual orientation; disability; veteran or military status or liability for military status; domestic violence victim status; atypical cellular or blood trait; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other characteristic protected by law.
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.