Senior Software Engineer
Technology & Analytics Iselin, New Jersey
Medidata’s unified platform, pioneering analytics, and unrivaled expertise power the development of new therapies for over 1,000 pharmaceutical companies, biotech, medical device firms, academic medical centers and contract research organizations around the world. The Medidata Clinical Cloud connects patients, physicians and life sciences professionals. Companies on the Medidata platform are individually and collaboratively reinventing the way research is done to create smarter, more precise treatments. For more information: *************.
We know that diverse teams win and are fully committed to selecting leaders and employees that represent the markets in which we operate. We are still led by our Co-founders, Tarek Sherif and Glen de Vries, and have global operations in US, Europe and Asia with over 2000 employees.
The primary responsibility of the Proactive Problem Management developer is to proactively investigate find the root cause of performance or other issues – design, implement fixes/improvements to our Rave product to solve the issues for our products/customers such as performance issues impacting them that might be slowing page turn response, or other system operations. Enhancing the monitoring/diagnostic capabilities of our product.
Debug and troubleshoot complex issues (such as performance issues), assist with root-cause analysis and provide solutions
Design/implement performance enhancements/fixes/improvements
Improve monitoring/support tools
Validate/Test/ Performance test fixes/enhancements
Assist with monitoring/reviewing customer SLA violations or other performance issues
5+ years of C#.NET, NET Webforms and/or MVC and SQL
2+ years SQL performance analysis experience, using profiler to find and resolve slow SQL
Experience with SQL indices, statistics, query plan analysis
Experience with performance analyzing C# code (i.e. dottrace, ANTS profiler, etc.)
Experience working with code repositories such as GitHub
Experience working with Visual Studio .NET
Experience using bug-tracking tools such as Jira
Experience with Continuous Integration tools like Jenkins/Hudson
Working knowledge of XML and related technologies
Experience in implementing BDD using Cucumber
Experience working in a Scrum agile software development environment
Experience working in highly regulated environments
Experience with clinical research processes preferred
Experience working with Agile methods such as Scrum preferred
Your Preferred Competencies:
Ability to communicate complex performance issues to technical and non-technical audiences
Effectively communicates technical information and processes to relevant stakeholders (e.g., cross-functional groups, clients)
Effectively executes processes associated with the software development life cycle
Demonstrates appropriate knowledge of relevant concepts, applications, and programming languages
Strong analytical and debugging skills
Strong ability to multitask; manage and prioritize multiple, diverse projects simultaneously
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Must be flexible, independent and self-motivated
Evaluate and select the toolset(s) to use for performance/issue analysis
Track defects/issues and enhancements
Execute and interpret performance test results
Prepare reports documenting test execution results
Good knowledge of company’s products and their functionality
Participate in experimental changes in implementation process arising from retrospectives
Perform local refactoring under the guidance of senior colleagues
Initiate automated deployment to test environments.
Diagnose issues while dealing with initial uncertainty and incomplete information
Your Education & Experience:
Bachelor’s degree required; or equivalent years of experience.
Medidata is making a real difference in the lives of patients everywhere by accelerating critical drug and medical device development, enabling life-saving drugs and medical devices to get to market faster. Our products sit at the convergence of the Technology and Life Sciences industries, one of most exciting areas for global innovation. Nine of the top 10 best-selling drugs in 2017 were developed on the Medidata platform.
Medidata’s solutions have powered over 14,000 clinical trials giving us the largest collection of clinical trial data in the world. With this asset, we pioneer innovative, advanced applications and intelligent data analytics, bringing an unmatched level of quality and efficiency to clinical trials enabling treatments to reach waiting patients sooner.
Medidata Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Medidata Solutions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Medidata Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.
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