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Sanofi Group Software Engineer in Toronto, Ontario

Reference No. R2661413

Position Title: Software Engineer

Department: Data Operations

Location: CA / Toronto Downtown / Sanofi Data Hub

About Sanofi:

We are an innovative global healthcare company, driven by one purpose: we chase the miracles of science to improve people’s lives. Our team, across some 100 countries, is dedicated to transforming the practice of medicine by working to turn the impossible into the possible. We provide potentially life-changing treatment options and life-saving vaccine protection to millions of people globally, while putting sustainability and social responsibility at the center of our ambitions.

Who You Are:

You are an experienced software engineer who is interested in designing and developing comprehensive solutions to support and facilitate business operations. You have a strong understanding of back-end and front-end technologies and have experience implementing highly functional solutions that can scale. You have a passion for good user experience and know how to ensure user needs are met through agile development and stakeholder engagement. You are an excellent communicator, and can work with subject matter experts, graphic designers, support teams and managers to deliver professional grade solutions.

Our vision for digital, data analytics and AI

Sanofi has recently embarked into a vast and ambitious digital transformation program. A cornerstone of this roadmap is the acceleration of its data transformation and of the adoption of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) solutions, to accelerate R&D, manufacturing and commercial performance and bring better drugs and vaccines to patients faster, to improve health and save lives.

The Digital Team at Sanofi is a unique data-driven team. We pride ourselves on being data obsessed and highly focused on using state of the art processes along with global technologies to drive impact to our solutions. We measure our insights and products based on how they preform across the globe and hold ourselves to the highest regard as our solutions can impact millions of lives. When tackling a problem, we do not just ask how we will create a solution, but how we will create a solution that reaches across the world with the best possible societal outcome.

If you are passionate about improving the health and wellness of people across the globe using Data as your means, then you should look no farther than the Digital Team here at Sanofi. Join us on our journey in enabling Sanofi’s Digital Transformation through becoming an AI first organization. This means:

AI Factory - Versatile Teams Operating in Cross Functional Pods: Utilizing digital and data resources to develop AI products, bringing data management, AI and product development skills to products, programs and projects to create an agile, fulfilling and meaningful work environment.

Leading Edge Tech Stack: Experience build products that will be deployed globally on a leading-edge tech stack.

World Class Mentorship and Training: Working with renowned, published ( leaders and academics in machine learning to further develop your skillsets.

Location: The Sanofi Digital Data Team uses a hybrid working model combining remote and office-based work. The Canada Digital Data Hub offices will be located in the greater downtown area of Toronto.

There are multiple vacancies across our Digital profiles and NA region. Further assessments will be completed to determine specific function and level of hired candidates.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Work in close collaboration with relevant stakeholders to contextualize the architecture design.

  • Work with development teams and product managers to ideate and develop software solutions.

  • Design end-to-end solutions to meet business needs in an operational and financially efficient manner.

  • Promote the right usage of company standards, IT industry practices, and emerging standards.

  • Leverage the existing portfolio of digital products, catalogue of services, and promotes the usage of existing building blocks.

  • Design and produce design documents and solution roadmaps showing the transition states.

  • Verify the consideration of nonfunctional requirements as part of the product backlog.

  • Orchestrate the delivery of interconnected technology components through the solution life cycle.

  • Contribute to standards life cycle maintenance.

Key Requirements:

  • Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, or relevant field.

  • Familiarity with Service-oriented architecture and APIs, experience designing/developing RESTful APIs a plus.

  • Strong experience in Coding (Python, Spark, REST, Golang, Javascript, Java, NodeJS, Angular).

  • Software best practices (design patterns, dev standards).

  • Experience using Cloud Containerization technologies (Docker, Kubernetes, AWS ECR/EKS).

  • Familiarity with AWS data and object stores (e.g. Snowflake, AWS DocumentDB, S3).

  • Working knowledge of Databricks.

  • Familiarity with Github, SonarQube , Checkmarx, Artifactory, AWS Cloudwatch, Authorization (OAuth, Keycloak, AuthN/AuthZ), & Terraform.

  • Experience with JIRA & Confluence a plus.

  • Deep AI/ML knowledge.

Sanofi is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Our goal is to attract, develop and retain highly talented employees from diverse backgrounds, allowing us to benefit from a wide variety of experiences and perspectives. We welcome and encourage applications from all qualified applicants. Accommodations for persons with disabilities required during the recruitment process are available upon request.

Thank you in advance for your interest.

Only those candidates selected for interviews will be contacted.

Sanofi, Empowering Life


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.