Applications Engineer - C#/.NET

Technology & Analytics Tokyo, Japan

Position at Medidata Solutions


Your Mission: 

As an Applications Engineer, you will be building and improving the products and tools relied upon by both internal engineering teams and customers of Medidata. Quality and standards matter to us - we strive to positively influence the Technology organization through close collaboration and attention to detail. The projects we improve are diverse (data capture, clinical trial management, regulated content management, and core platform services are just a few examples), but our mission remains constant - improve the quality and performance of our applications to delight our users and accelerate innovation in Life Sciences. An Applications Engineer in our team contributes in the following ways:

  • Write, debug, and deploy frontend and backend code

  • Drive architecture discussions and design decisions, with a focus on simplicity, maintainability, and scalability

  • Enforce refactoring, continuous integration, test automation, source code control and review practices, in order to create maintainable, understandable code

  • Participate in Agile working practices such as daily stand-up meetings, backlog grooming, sprint planning, and retrospectives. 

  • Work closely with multiple stakeholders; collaborating with testers to ensure quality, and with product managers to turn great ideas into concrete, implementable requirements

  • Delight our users by driving consistent improvement in our Platform's usability

  • Follow Medidata’s Standard Operating Procedures to ensure all software meets regulatory and company requirements.

Your Competencies: 

  • Able to troubleshoot and debug microservices using distributed systems tracing, NewRelic or SumoLogic and other APMs, & log aggregating and reporting tools

  • Capable of developing from useful modules and shared libraries (modules, packages) to solve common problems across projects. 

  • Technical competency in using middleware for tracing/observability, authentication/security, and service request & response monitoring libraries for APIs

  • Understands and is able to setup and execute automated functional, load/performance and UI tests

Your Education & Experience:

  • 3+ years experience with .NET

  • 3+ years experience developing and maintaining production applications

  • B.S. in computer science or similar field or equivalent experience.

  • Working knowledge of HTML/CSS and JavaScript, experience with React a plus

  • Experience with AWS cloud infrastructure and technologies a plus

  • Experience working in a regulated environment or with clinical research processes a plus


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 17,000+ 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 K.K. 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, national origin, age, disability or other factors that are unrelated to the legitimate business interests of Medidata Solutions.