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Technology Graduate Leadership Programme – US
Location: Gaithersburg, Maryland
Apply and advance your technology skills to drive digital health and develop life-changing medicines.
Within AstraZeneca IT, we’re at the forefront of discovering and driving digital health and workplace automation to ensure our teams can continue to develop life-changing medicines. And as a member of our Technology Graduate Leadership Programme, you’ll play a huge part in helping drive our innovation.
Here our work has a direct impact on patients – transforming our ability to develop life-changing medicines. We empower the business to perform at its peak and lead a new way of working, combining cutting-edge science with leading digital technology platforms and data. All with a passion to impact lives through data, analytics, AI, machine learning and more.
We truly value our Graduate talent, their experience, knowledge, ideas and who they are. So here, you’ll be empowered to jump in, take the initiative and be part of meaningful project teams to make an impact and deliver real value for our patients and our business.
Join us at our Gaithersburg, Maryland campus where we believe employees benefits from being invigorated, challenged and inspired to work. We offer everything from beanbag rooms for creative brainstorming, game rooms and Zen gardens to treadmill stations, onsite massage and regular campus happy hours.
About the role
As the next wave of technology leaders, you’ll use your skills and influence to deliver technology solutions and help improve the way we operate, serve customers and enable our teams to do their best work. Because here, we truly value your knowledge, experience and ideas. So, you’ll always be encouraged to take the initiative to help drive our technology capabilities and make meaningful impact for our business, and our patients.
We’ve been busy building and developing our technology which is now enabling our transformation to become a digital and data-led enterprise. There’s never been a better time to join us as we bring our digital strategy to life. There’s a huge opportunity to develop, explore and thrive during our next chapter.
Starting in September 2023, the Technology Leadership Graduate Programme begins with three individual eight-month placements. Each placement will provide you with extraordinary insights into our business, and the chance to influence our future direction. If successful during the first 2 years, you will then consolidate your learning and experience in your third year in the programme.
Working alongside diverse, talented peers in an inclusive, supportive environment, the Programme will have you moving through different rotations to hone your skills, develop as a leader, and get where you want to go. Supported by expert managers and mentors to develop life-changing skills and set you up for success.
The pace is fast, and the levels of challenge and responsibility are high, but we always have fun doing it. So, if you’re ready to pursue your passion for technology-led science and challenge the status quo to kickstart your career and make an impact, then we can’t wait to have you on our team.
- A bachelor’s or master’s level qualification in Technology, Engineering, Science, or a Pure science subject such as Mathematics and Physics, awarded in 2022, or due to be awarded in 2023
- The ability to identify and drive innovation and fresh thinking
- Passion for Technology
- A collaborative approach, and work effectively in a team
- A valid passport and willingness to travel, if required
- Fluent English language skills
Why join us?
We’re a network of entrepreneurial self-starters who contribute to something far bigger. There’s a diversity of expertise in our Technology group that’s unique to AstraZeneca – it allows us to dive deep into exploring new leading-edge technology. We enable AstraZeneca to perform at its peak by delivering world-class technology and data solutions. Our work unlocks the potential of science.
We optimise and evolutionise AstraZeneca by maximising efficiencies and finding new ways to drive productivity. From automation to data simplification. We’re not afraid to take ownership and run with it.
Empowered with unrivalled freedom. A place to be open and transparent – we speak up, think creatively and share ideas. Our diverse contributions help us to make better decisions. But we have a constant drive to innovate, and an appreciation for high standards. It takes challenging the status quo to add value in our ever-evolving environment. We love it here because put simply, we make a meaningful impact.
Technology at AstraZeneca is a home for purposeful disruptors!
So, what’s next?
Are you already imagining yourself joining our team? Good, because we’d love to hear from you! Click the link to apply and we’ll be in touch as soon as we can.
Applications Open: 26th July 2022
Applications Close: 19th September 2022
Our virtual assessment day will be held on week commencing the 7th November 2022
Shortly after you submit your application, you will be asked to complete an online assessment (SHL). If shortlisted, you will then be invited to a video interview and finally a full day virtual assessment day.
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 non-discrimination in employment (and recruitment), as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements.
AstraZeneca requires all US employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 but will consider requests for reasonable accommodations as required by applicable law.