Senior Application Engineer

Technology & Analytics London, United Kingdom

Position at Medidata Solutions

Medidata is leading the digital transformation of life sciences with the world's most-used platform for clinical development, commercial and real-world data. Powered by artificial intelligence and delivered by #1 ranked industry experts, the Intelligent Platform for Life Sciences helps pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device companies and academic researchers accelerate value, minimize risk and optimize outcomes. Medidata serves more than 1,000 customers and partners worldwide and empowers more than 100,000 certified users every day to create hope for millions of patients. Discover the future of life sciences:  


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.

Your Mission:

As a Technical Expert:

  • Be a hands-on contributor involved directly in development of Software Applications

  • Provide solution to complex business problems and translate them to technology

  • Adhere to the good engineering principles and provide high quality solution.

  • Be aware of the new design patterns and provide solution based on the selected patterns.

  • Review the code written by other team members.

  • Competent in technical stack of choice

  • Help the team to debug the production issues and provide possible workarounds and solutions.

As an Agile Team Member:

  • Working as pair with other team members.

  • Working closely with SQA and BA

  • Actively participate in the Scrum meetings.

  • Contribute in Scrum Artefacts.

  • Present sprint achievements in reveal.

  • Thrives in a team environment and has strong people communication skills.

Your Competencies:

  • Deep understanding of Javascript, HTML5 and CSS.

  • Familiarity with UI frameworks preferably with React but also Angular & Backbone.

  • Practical experience in using Databases (mySQL).

  • Experience with TDD and BDD, with focus UI.

  • Demonstrated expert-level experience in troubleshooting and debugging web services.

  • Basic understanding of source control.

Your Preferred Competencies:

  • Exposure to Node, JQuery, package management, Mocha.

  • Worked on large scale Scala/Java project in enterprise environment.

  • Development in SaaS and cloud-based environments.

  • Experience in working with cloud technologies such as Amazon Web Services.

Your Education & Experience:

  • Typically requires strong related experience with a Bachelor’s degree; or good and a Master’s degree; or equivalent work 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.

MDSOL Europe Ltd is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all applications irrespective of race, gender, gender reassignment, age, religion or belief, relationship status, pregnancy/maternity, sexual orientation or disability.