Digital Lab Solutions Engineer


Location: Cambridge (UK)


AstraZeneca is a global biopharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious diseases. At AstraZeneca, we’re proud to have a workplace culture that inspires innovation and collaboration. Here, you would express diverse perspectives, contribute to an energized environment and provide creative ideas – and be rewarded for this.

Our Cambridge sites comprise one of AstraZeneca’s three strategic science centres. The sites are home to 1500+ employees, from many different nationalities. Our Cambridge sites includes the complete range of functions, and as such offers plenty of development opportunities for a wide range of professionals. Our science teams in Cambridge collaborate with academic and industry partners in the UK, Sweden and globally.


AstraZeneca are building and transforming our Laboratory IT function to become digital and data-led, to push the boundaries of science. There’s never been a better time to join us as we bring our digital strategy to life and to make a positive difference to patient outcomes. This is a huge opportunity to develop, explore and thrive during our next chapter! You’ll be empowered to orchestrate new possibilities, solve challenges and continuously innovate together with our scientists.


As a Digital Lab Solutions Engineer you will be responsible for ensuring that our new and existing laboratory systems and services are supported, developed and implemented in line with business requirements.

You will provide the link between IT and the business. To drive improvements over time you will combine insight into today’s scientific workflows with a technical breadth to drive innovation opportunities.

Collaboration across a global team of business stakeholders, developers, partners, remote support teams and vendors is key to successfully delivering support, continuous improvement and value. We will invest in you and the team to ensure you will over time master these areas.


  • Ensure lab scientists can do their work today – provide operational support
  • Seek opportunities for improvements – bridging science & IT
  • Treat the labs as an asset – track our IT environment to be able to plan ahead
  • Work with our strategic vendors to understand todays and tomorrows lab solutions
  • As a team member, build the service on a developing journey


We’re seeking an individual with a passion for technology who can combine their knowledge with the ability to collaborate with experts across other disciplines. We want you to be able to work in an agile environment, being innovative and unafraid to challenge the status quo. You are passionate, curious and results focused with a service-minded and communicative approach. AstraZeneca invests in people, you will be given opportunity to develop your potential.


  • IT Service management
  • Technical support experience
  • Technical or business degree


  • Prior experience working in Pharmaceutical or Healthcare industry IT environment
  • Experience of working with Laboratory or medical applications and hardware


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. We love it here because put simply, we make a meaningful impact. Technology at AstraZeneca is a home for purposeful disruptors!


If reading the above has tickled your senses and you’re ready to join us, hit the apply button and we look forward to reviewing your application soon.


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Competitive salary & benefits on offer.

Open Date: 07/03/2022
Close Date: 28/03/2022

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