Associate Analyst – AstraZeneca

Associate Analyst – AstraZeneca, Location Chennai, Tamil Nadu, IndiaJob ID R-076508 Date posted 03/17/2020. Bioinformatics India

Job Title: Associate Analyst
Location: TRIL GTC

Associate Analyst - AstraZeneca

The main responsibilities of the role are to:

  • Ensure optimum performance and stability for multiple systems for the Manufacturing Systems capability for AstraZeneca Operations, including providing workarounds and identifying areas for improvement or solutions to permanently address the issue
  • Provide 2nd/ 3rd  line support (technical queries, bug fixes and small enhancements relating to application and platform), complying with Astra Zeneca standards, change control procedures
  • Take ownership of issues through from delivery or issue resolution or escalation, as appropriate
  • Support development activities by helping in code build and deployment, tool configuration management and administration, application environment set up, change and release management
  • Demonstrated ability to apply technical knowledge to multiple systems and support multiple business groups
  • Develop specialist knowledge in relevant systems, documenting and sharing that knowledge, as required, with global teams
  • Liaise with multiple stakeholders including users, infrastructure/middleware teams, 3rd party software vendors for resolving issues and potential process improvements
  • Train, guide and mentor new hires in the team

Essential Experience: (Must have skills)

  • 2-3 years of prior experience in application support and maintenance (L2/L3 support)
  • Should be strong in a database (Oracle /SQL) querying and writing stored procedures
  • Development and troubleshooting experience on web applications built on the Microsoft .NET framework (ASP, VB,  C#)
  • Good understanding of Microsoft IIS/Web Services  (IIS 6.0, IIS 5.0)
  • Experience working with tools like Microsoft Visual Source Safe, Microsoft Visual Interdev, Microsoft Visual Studio, SQL Developer, Toad
  • Experience on Windows/UNIX application environment and understanding of client-server / distributed computing concepts
  • Basic understanding of session virtualization concepts, exposure to Citrix working environments
  • Understanding of incident, problem, change and release management process
  • Demonstrated ability to apply technical knowledge to multiple systems and support multiple business groups

Supplementary Experience: (Useful additional skills)

  • Familiarity with life sciences(Pharma) domain concepts, workflow and terminology
  • Experience with providing technical support to scientific applications/software in Manufacturing Execution Systems
  • Development and troubleshooting experience with MS SQL Server (2008, 2005, 2000)
  • Experience in setting up and managing application environments
  • The mindset to support business-critical applications

Educational Qualifications

UG – B.Tech /B.E. or other equivalent technical qualifications

Personal Attributes:

  • Keen to acquire new skills and work on new technology products
  • Should be able to work in 3 shifts
  • Must participate on-call rotation with off-hours support responsibilities
  • Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment
  • A logical mind with keen analytical skills
  • Clear and concise communicator, inborn written and verbal
  • Ability to respond well to pressure
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to work effectively across team boundaries

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. 

About AstraZeneca

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 nondiscrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.


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