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Service Operations Associate - Shanghai

Ort Shanghai, Shanghai Shi, China Anzeigen-ID R-122438 Veröffentlichungsdatum 25/11/2021


The Enterprise Technology Services (ETS) team is accountable for all Infrastructure, Security, IT Operations and all End User Services and technologies. This group will ensure that our IT Services are seamless and secure, and that technology is delivered in an efficient, effective, and agile way, with a strong focus on experience.

It’s a dynamic and challenging environment to work in – but that’s why we like it. There are countless opportunities to learn and grow, whether that’s exploring new technologies in hackathons, or transforming the roles and work of colleagues, forever. This is your chance to be part of a team that has the backing to innovate, disrupt an industry and change lives.

This is what you’ll do

This role will report to the Service Operations Manager and work together with a regional team of IT professional, focused on AZ IT service continuity through use of technologies. A core task to optimally handle the health and availability of the IT infrastructure, applications and services, is providing observability, proactive monitoring and alerting. In collaboration with the team, you will be in charge of the tools, data and alerts to prevent the occurrence of unplanned outages and spot anomalies with the aim of taking preventative action, or instigate speedy investigation to minimise business disruption. This role is part of a 24/7/365 service, where you will support, in your shift window, all priority incident investigations to appropriate processes and standards, and also support the accurate handover to the next shift.


The Service Operations Associate will be supporting daily service in the Command Centre areas, including:

  • ServiceOperations: From shift handover support the Service Operations local Team with the daily activities for the Command Centre Service, including supporting further analysis of priority issues with end-to-end thinking and monitoring of all updates per incident and running daily tasks.
  • Major Incident: during such an event provide any support required for the smooth operation until service returns to normal.
  • Communications: ensure that updates about outgoing communications have been captured/recorded in the relevant incident tickets and readily available as needed for daily ‘pulse’ calls or any escalations for information. Ensuring all incoming priority incidents from Service Desks are being actively worked upon enabling speedier resolution. Check that all relevant knowledge and updates are included in ticket during the handover to ensure the resolution continues at pace.
  • ServiceManagement: Adhere to the ITSM processes of Incident, Major Incident and Event management at all times and foster that culture in others across the teams. Awareness of Problem Management and checks/balances that all incident that require Problem Management are followed-on appropriately.
  • ContinuousServiceImprovement: supporting the Command Centre Team Leads to identify any areas within the day-to-day running of the Command Centre for improvements or automation of administrative tasks.


This role needs you who has experience of working in a responsive IT Service support organisation, with ITIL Foundation level knowledge, particularly Incident & Problem Management. You have the ability to be open, honest and support a collaborative team environment.

We also see that you have:

  • Customer focus and able to support global teams.
  • Strong team working skills and information sharing skills.
  • Attention to detail, thoroughness and end-to-end thinking for ticket management and information.
  • Experience using Command Centre technology solutions, including ServiceNow or similar ITSM Toolset.

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.

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!

About AstraZeneca

AstraZeneca is a global, innovation-driven BioPharmaceutical business that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialisation of prescription medicines for some of the world’s most serious disease. But we’re more than one of the world’s leading pharmaceutical companies.

At AstraZeneca, we 're dedicated to being a Great Place to Work. Where you are empowered to push the boundaries of science and unleash your entrepreneurial spirit. There’s no better place to make a difference to medicine, patients and society. An inclusive culture that champions diversity and collaboration. Always committed to lifelong learning, growth and development.


If you are passionate about delivering phenomenal service and want to join a high-reaching team, hit Apply today!

Open Date: 25 / 11 / 2021

Close Date: 16 / 12 / 2021

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 authorisation and employment eligibility verification requirements.

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