Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Chennai



Exciting opportunity to be part of a new DevOps Team supporting Finance, Global Product Portfolio Strategy and Global Medical Affairs IT (F&GPPS&GMA IT) for AstraZeneca.

We are looking for a team of talented, flexible individuals to help build the DevOps capability for AZ IT in Chennai. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who craves variety and is looking for responsibility, ownership and variety.

Role Overview

We are looking for a talented Senior Hyperion Consultant to help us develop our DevOps capability, the aim of which is the rapid development and continued support of reliably performing production software platforms. We need a self-motivated individual who can oversee the database design and development in a wide variety of projects.

The Senior Hyperion Consultant will be working in an agile way with on-shore project development teams and also with solution architects to support the DevOps team within the F&GPPS&GMA IT division.

The main responsibilities of the role are to:

Support and administer Hyperion Planning applications.
         Provide technical support to Hyperion Planning infrastructure issues.
         Provide business continuity and disaster recovery solutions for Hyperion Planning environment, including: disaster recovery testing, backups, and recovery policies and procedures.
         Provide on-going support to data-flows via FDM/FDMEE Integration.
         Provide support to DRM and its integration with Hyperion Planning.
         Develop Hyperion Planning application as part of continuous improvement program to support on-going business requirements (includes requirement gathering and analysis to define best solution)
         Ownership and successful completion of change requests from design to implementation.
         End user training.
         Ensure optimum performance and stability for multiple systems for the Finance and Global product portfolio strategy for AstraZeneca, including providing workarounds and identifying areas for improvement or solutions to permanently address the issue
Monitor production system to ensure it is operating in a manner consistent with Service Level Agreements (SLA’s)
Take ownership of issues through to delivery or issue resolution or escalation, as appropriate
Liaise with multiple stake holders 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)

         5+ years development and system administration experience in Hyperion Planning, Essbase, FDMEE and DRM.
         Full-life cycle implementation experience with Hyperion Planning/Essbase.
         Exposure to Hyperion version
         Experience with monitoring, testing and tuning Hyperion Planning applications.
         Experience with debugging performance issues at various levels – Hyperion Planning, Essbase and Infrastructure.
         Ability to develop Hyperion Essbase and Hyperion Planning artefacts, including outlines, load rules, calculation scripts, partitions, web forms and security
         Ability to write Hyperion Planning Business rules.
         Strong knowledge in Hyperion infrastructure.
         Ability to interact with business and technical teams
         Excellent problem solving skills
         Strong oral and written communication skills
         Ability to interact with business and technical teams
Understanding of incident, problem, change and release management process
Demonstrated ability to apply technical knowledge to multiple systems and support multiple business groups
Ability to mentor team members in terms of technology and providing guidance to support applications
Supplementary Experience: (Useful additional skills)

Finance qualification
Familiarity with life sciences(Pharma) domain concepts, workflow and terminology
Mindset to support business critical applications globally
Must participate on call rotation with off hours support responsibilities
Desirable Technical Skills           

         Experience with extended Hyperion tool set: HFM, HPCM
         ETL skills – ODI is a plus
         Oracle Hyperion certification.
Educational Qualifications

UG - B.Tech /B.E. /M.C.A or

About the company

AstraZeneca is a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company that spans the discovery, development, manufacturing, distribution and worldwide commercialisation of primary care and speciality care medicines.

We believe the best way we can help patients is to focus on breakthrough science in order to uncover disease mechanisms and develop novel, targeted therapies that interact with them. This is at the heart of our purpose as a company: to push the boundaries of science to deliver life-changing medicines.

We invest in distinctive science in three main therapy areas where we believe we can make the most meaningful difference to patients: oncology; cardiovascular and metabolic diseases; and respiratory, inflammation and autoimmunity. Our science exploits our rare combination of capabilities in small molecules and biologics, immunotherapies, protein engineering technologies and devices. These are reinforced by a strong focus on translational science and personalised healthcare capabilities. We build on our own capabilities by collaborating with world-renowned scientists and academic institutions and partnering with like-minded science-led companies.

Through leading in science, we are confident that we can transform the lives of people around the world and deliver value to our shareholders.

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