AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals LP API Evangelist in Zapopan, Mexico

AstraZeneca is one of the world’s most exciting bio-pharmaceutical companies. From scientists to sales, lab techs to legal, we’re on a mission to turn ideas into life-changing medicines that improve patients’ lives and benefit society. We are active in over 100 countries and we employ over 59,000 people. We are an innovation-driven biopharmaceutical with over 60 years of experience.

AZ Global Technology Center Guadalajara

The AstraZeneca GTC in GDL, is a vibrant, high-energy facility, fully equipped to support our business with 490 IT professionals. We continuously improve our IT environment by innovating for competitive advantage. We are fully committed to redefine and provide support to enterprise-wide IT solution platforms, infrastructure and services.

We have a great opportunity for API Evangelist.

Job Description:

To help shape and promote the API driven enterprise at AstraZeneca. The ideal candidate will have a passion for product management and aligning business strategy with technology capabilities. The candidate will need to work with various types of constituents, document their goals, and create user profiles.

The evangelist must be able to wear the technologist hat as well, sharing the API strategy and demand with different development constituents. The evangelist will need to translate the business strategy and goals into a plan of action to be shared with the API community.

The evangelist will be the face of the enterprise API approach, a liaison between the various communities involved, and a collaborative and trusted resource for them all. Additionally, they will serve as the gatekeeper for the enterprise API Repository, driving standards adoption, Enterprise reuse, and quality.

The candidate must satisfy the following requirements:

Required Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Relevant Field

  • 2+ Years Product Management or equivalent experience

  • 3+ Years API or Microservices Development

  • 2+ Years Project Management / Leadership equivalent

  • Product management experience.

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.

  • Elicitation and documentation of business goals and needs.

  • API Governance or Product Management (Design Reviews, Roadmaps, and Vendor Communications)

  • API Versioning and Industry Best Practices, Naming Standards, i18n

  • Familiarity with industry standards: OAuth, Swagger, RAML

  • Familiar with API security and policies

  • Strong organizational / Planning Skills

  • Strong API & Microservices Development Experience

These Additional Skills are a Plus:

  • Familiarity with HIPAA, PHI, PII, GDPR.

  • Requirements development experience. (Use cases, user stories, or standard requirements.)

  • Enterprise or Business Architecture Experience (capability modeling, BPMN).

  • Project Management experience.

  • Continuous Integration / Continuous Development

  • Familiarity with an industry standard API Lifecycle Management tool

  • Familiarity with tooling / platforms (MuleSoft, Docker, Kubernetes, Spring, Netflix OSS, ...)

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.