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Sr Software Engineer

Delegación Cuajimalpa de Morelos, Mexico City
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At Takeda, we are guided by our purpose of creating better health for people and a brighter future for the world. Every corporate function plays a role in making sure we — as a Takeda team — can discover and deliver life-transforming treatments, guided by our commitment to patients, our people and the planet.

People join Takeda because they share in our purpose. And they stay because we’re committed to an inclusive, safe and empowering work environment that offers exceptional experiences and opportunities for everyone to pursue their own ambitions.

Job ID R0111947 Date posted 11/30/2023 Location Delegación Cuajimalpa de Morelos, Mexico City

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Job Description

Senior Software Engineer

The Future Begins Here

At Takeda, we are leading digital evolution and global transformation. By building innovative solutions and future-driven capabilities, we are improving the lives of millions of patients around the world.

Mexico City has been selected to be home to Takeda’s recently launched Innovation Capability Center thanks to its international recognition in qualified and experienced talent in the data, digital and technology fields. We invite you to join our digital transformation journey.

In this role, you will have the opportunity to boost your skills and become the heart of an innovative engine that is contributing to global impact and improvement.

At Takeda’s ICC we Unite in Diversity 

Takeda is committed to creating an inclusive and collaborative workplace, where individuals are recognized for their backgrounds and abilities they bring to our company. We are continuously improving our collaborators journey in Takeda, and we welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Here, you will feel welcomed, respected, and valued as an important contributor to our diverse team.

The Opportunity

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will be responsible for overseeing the technical aspects of the product development and integration. You will provide technical expertise in diverse set of technologies, ensuring seamless integration and efficient utilization of these technologies. You will utilize your expertise in multiple technologies and lead the development of a cutting-edge platform that empowers our organization's digital capabilities for Patients and Healthcare Professionals.


  • Act as the technical SME (Concept, Design, Feasibility), leading and developing a POC (Proof of Concept) for a business problem.

  • Develop application code and unit tests in selected programming languages/library (e.g..NET, Python, SQL, etc.).

  • Utilize APIs, connectors, and middleware tools to achieve system interoperability.

  • Guide the team to develop products with good data quality and in line with Takeda’s data governance framework and strategy.

  • Lead and mentor a development team in building custom applications, workflows, and integrations.

  • Provide technical guidance and leadership to the development team. Set coding standards, conduct code reviews, and ensure adherence to best practices. Offer expertise and support in troubleshooting and resolving technical issues.

  • Lead and mentor the team through work estimation based on user stories and functional requirements or wireframes.

  • Conduct training sessions to educate team members and end-users on platform functionality and best practices.

  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to understand business requirements and design technical solutions. Create architectural diagrams, define system integrations, and establish best practices for development.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional technical teams, including business analysts, project managers, and technical engineers in other global locations, to understand requirements, provide technical insights, and ensure successful project delivery. Communicate effectively to convey technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

Skills and QualificationsRequired

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related study, or equivalent experience.

  • 5+ years of relevant professional experience in developing software.

  • Strong hands-on experience as afull-stackengineer with following tech stack: React, .NET, Python, SQL.

  • Demonstrated leadership skills in guiding and mentoring development teams. Ability to provide technical guidance, set coding standards, conduct code reviews, and ensure adherence to best practices. Strong communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.

  • Experience in leading technical projects, coordinating with stakeholders, and managing project timelines and deliverables. Familiarity with Agile methodologies and project management tools.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, business acumen, and enterprise knowledge. 

  • Proficiency in English in both verbal and written communication is a must.


  • Hands-on experience and/or willingness to learn new technologies (including Low-Code platforms like Power Platform, Bizagi, etc.) and adapt to changing business needs.

  • Hands-on experience developing solutions on AWS (serverless and other Platform AsA Service modules of cloud platform) is a big advantage.

What Takeda’s ICC Can Offer You

Takeda is certified as a Top Employer, not only in México and North America, but also globally. No investment we make pays greater dividends than taking good care of our people.

At Takeda, you take the lead on building and shaping your own career.

Joining the ICC in Mexico City will give you access to high-end technology, continuous training and a diverse and inclusive network of colleagues who will support your career growth.

It is our priority to provide competitive compensation and a benefit package that bridges your personal life with your professional career. Amongst our benefits are:

  • Competitive Salary + Performance Annual Bonus
  • Monthly Supermarket and Food Vouchers
  • Flexible Working Schemes
  • Comprehensive Healthcare Insurance Plans: Life, Medical, Dental & Vision
  • Additional Time Off
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Programs

About the ICC at Takeda

Takeda is leading a digital revolution. We’re not just transforming our company; we’re improving the lives of millions of patients who rely on our medicines every day.

As an organization, we are committed to our cloud-driven business transformation and believe the ICCs are the catalysts of change for our global organization.

New Facility Accelerates Innovative Technology

The ICC in Mexico City is in an unbeatable location to the west of the city. The ‘Quad Campus Santa Fe Corporate’, Tower 2 offers an extraordinary panoramic view of the city and its architecture.

The facility is easy to access through the main avenues of Santa Fe and public transportation lines; it also has proximity to vital services in the area such as banks, schools, hospitals, self-service stores, prestigious shopping centres, hotels, and restaurants. It also has plenty of parking lots, outdoor areas, dining rooms and coffee shops.

If you have further inquiries on the ICC Mexico City or this role, follow us on LinkedIn, and look up for our upcoming online events where we will elaborate on open roles and host Q&A sessions.



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Success profile

What makes a successful team member within Corporate at Takeda?

  • Collaborative
  • Strategic
  • Insightful
  • Results driven
  • Goal-oriented
  • Achiever
The environment is dynamic and evolving, so you have to be adaptable.

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Takeda is a company that emphasizes diversity and inclusion. By bringing people together who have diverse backgrounds, competencies, and personalities, innovation and ideas grow.

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  • Takeda Scoops Global Top Employers® Award Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited today announced it has become part of a select group of only 15 to receive Top Global Employer® status for 2024.

Working at Takeda

  • Inclusion

    Here, you will feel welcomed, respected, and valued as a vital contributor to our global team.
  • Collaboration

    A strong, borderless team, we strive together towards our priorities and inspiring mission.
  • Innovation

    Bold initiatives, continuous improvement, and creativity are at the heart of how we bring scientific breakthroughs from the lab to patients.
  • Top Workplace

    Recognized for our culture and way of working, we’re one of only 17 companies to receive Top Global Employer® status for 2024.
  • Work-Life

    Our people-first mission extends beyond patients to include their families, communities, and our own Takeda family.
  • Empowerment

    Through trust and respect, you will have genuine support from leaders, managers, and colleagues to do your best work.

We're Steadfast In Our Commitment to Four Key Imperatives


Responsibly translate science into highly innovative medicines and accelerate access to improve lives worldwide.


Create an exceptional people experience.


Protect our planet.

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Transform Takeda into the most trusted, data-driven, outcomes-based biopharmaceutical company.

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