Solution Engineer

Client Services Iselin, New Jersey New York, New York

Position at Medidata Solutions

Medidata: Conquering Diseases Together

Medidata is leading the digital transformation of life sciences, creating hope for millions of patients. Medidata helps generate the evidence and insights to help pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device and diagnostics companies, and academic researchers accelerate value, minimize risk, and optimize outcomes. More than one million registered users across 1,400 customers and partners access the world's most-used platform for clinical development, commercial, and real-world data. Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company, is headquartered in New York City and has offices around the world to meet the needs of its customers. Discover more at

Acorn AI is one of the largest AI companies exclusively dedicated to life sciences. It’s built on Medidata’s platform that includes the industry’s largest structured, standardized and growing clinical trial data repository consisting of 17,000+ trials and 4.5M patients. Our team is composed of over 40 PhD/Masters statisticians, data scientists, analytical product leads, former FDA biostatisticians and computational genomicists.

Your Mission: 

The Technical Services organization is responsible for development of customized solutions within the Medidata applications suite for Medidata clients.

  • Design and develop new components or client customizations according to client specifications and business rules.  This includes participation in architectural design, screen layouts, coding logic development and performance regression testing.

  • Establish reliable estimates for each development unit (e.g. reports, datasets, integrations)

  • Collaborate with other software engineers in their development and testing efforts, 

  • Provide diagnostic support for existing customizations.

  • Follow the Software Implementation Life Cycle to ensure all software is designed and developed in a controlled, validated environment

  • Liaise with Quality Control personnel as necessary to help with developed code testing.

  • Develop,  maintain and deliver technical training class courseware & materials

  • Arrange,  conduct and record code reviews, provide feedback to more junior staff members, and insure that lessons-learned are understood and result in changed future behaviors

  • Provide consulting to Medidata internal and external clients

Your Competencies: 

  • Proven track record of delivery

  • Ability to produce quality software under tight time constraints with minimal oversight

  • Ability to liaise with the clients, manage client expectations, manage scope creep, and maintain the defined schedule

  • Excellent verbal / written communication and organizational skills required

  • Excellent computer skills, public speaking, presentation and teaching skills required

  • Excellence with MS Office Suite; Word, Excel and PowerPoint required

Your Education & Experience:

  • Four-year college degree preferably in computer science, information systems or mathematics

  • Life Sciences experience a plus

  • Minimum of 2-3 years of relevant experience with relevant programming technologies such as C#, Java, Ruby, SQL and developing and/or maintaining a production application

  • Experience working with an industry-standard SDLC

  • Familiarity with automated deployment controls and procedures

  • Experience maintaining a shared code base thru version control systems (e.g GitHub)


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.