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Our Team:

We are a global biopharmaceutical company focused on human health. Our purpose is to find treatment to fight pain and ease suffering. We combine breakthrough science and advanced technology to develop life-changing medicines and vaccines.

Digital & Data is at the heart of Sanofi: our ambition is to be the leading digital healthcare platform to develop & deliver medicine faster, enable healthcare professionals to improve treatments and help patients improve their health. Our scale, strong connections within health ecosystems across leveraging the world, and ability to leverage Sanofi’s capabilities make us the best place to push the boundaries of medicine through technology.

We are building Digital R&D products developing outstanding capabilities that will participate in new drug discovery together with scientists, in trial efficiency and cycle time reduction, leveraging Data Analytics and Artificial Intelligence.

Remote working : 2 days remote working, 3 days on site

Main responsibilities:

  • Work with business teams to understand requirements, and translate them into technical needs
  • Support operations with the appropriate mindset-oriented Operation Excellence
  • Enforce compliance requirements of the solution in regards of GxP regulation
  • Work in transverse with Cloud & Data architects, Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Development teams and External Partners
  • Design & develop optimized modules meeting reliability, reusability, latency & performance & requirements
  • Adapt the modules to optimize the running costs
  • Support the Data modules engineers for designing optimized data models
  • Insure le level 3 support of the modules in operation
  • Manage and articulate a team of data engineers
  • Continuous support to help team members throughout their personal and professional development

You are a dynamic Data Engineer interested in challenging the status quo to ensure the seamless creation and operation of the data pipelines that are needed for the enterprise data and analytics initiatives following industry standard practices and tools for the betterment of our global patients and customers.

You are a valued influencer and leader who has contributed to making key datasets available to data scientists, analysts, and consumers throughout the enterprise to meet vital business use needs. You have a keen eye for improvement opportunities while continuing to fully comply with all data quality, security, and governance standards.


  • Experience developing deployable code and deploying models in product-focused development under an agile environment.
  • Experience in production-ready software development
  • Excellent business analysis, data visualization and data storytelling skills
  • Excellent management and articulation of a team of Data Engineers
  • Continuous support to help team members throughout their personal and professional development.
  • Experience in a healthcare company is a strong plus
  • Experience on working within compliance (e.g.: quality, regulatory - data privacy, GxP, SOX) and cybersecurity requirements is a plus

Soft skills:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience working with multiple teams to drive alignment and results
  • Service-oriented, flexible, positive team player
  • Self-motivated, takes initiative
  • Problem solving & critical thinking

Technical skills:

  • Experience with AWS cloud services (Azure & GCP a plus)
  • Good knowledge of SQL and relational databases technologies/concepts
  • Experience working with data models and query tuning
  • Experience in Data warehousing solutions (Snowflake a plus)
  • Experience in Integration Services (IICS, Tibco a plus)
  • Working knowledge of scripting languages (Python, R a plus)
  • Familiarity with Source Code Management Tools (GitHub a plus)
  • Familiarity with Visualization Tools (PowerBI, Tableau a plus)
  • Familiarity with Project Management Tools (JIRA, Confluence a plus)
  • Familiarity with Service Management Tools (Service Now a plus)
  • Relevant cloud certifications (AWS, Azure, Snowflake, IICS) are a plus
  • Strong experience in automation tools and methodologies specifically using Gitlab, Github action, Terraform, Ansible
  • Experience with programming languages such as JSON, YAML, Shell Scripting.
  • Experience with backup system like Netbackup & CommVault
  • Good knowledge of ServiceNow and monitoring tool such as Splunk, BPPM
  • Experience with Real World Data (e,g, EHR, Claims) and standard data models (e,g, OMOP, FHIR)
  • Experience using frameworks to create pipelines (e.g. Apache Airflow, Kedro)


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Engineering, or relevant field

Languages : English

We provide a highly collaborative environment, with an opportunity to work with a world class team. You will be able to:

Learn what it takes to make a service with a truly global reach.

Be part of an organization that values diversity, inclusion, and the richness of different backgrounds and experiences.

Engage in meaningful work that combines the challenges of the medical, pharma, and technical fields, offering abundant opportunities for professional growth and impact.

Contribute to a company that is not only a leader in healthcare but also a pioneer in digital transformation, shaping the future of global health.

Better is out there. Better medications, better outcomes, better science. But progress doesn’t happen without people – people from different backgrounds, in different locations, doing different roles, all united by one thing: a desire to make miracles happen. So, let’s be those people.

At Sanofi, we provide equal opportunities to all regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, or gender identity.

Watch our ALL IN video and check out our Diversity Equity and Inclusion actions at!


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.

As part of its diversity commitment, Sanofi is welcoming and integrating people with disabilities.

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