Applications Engineer (C# .NET)

Technology and R&D Tokyo, Japan


Position at Medidata Solutions

Dassault Systèmes Life Sciences Engagement team: empowering people and energizing passion to change the world and create the future.

Dassault Systèmes, with 35 years of experience transforming the way products are designed, produced and supported has combined with Medidata, developers of the world’s most-used platform for clinical development, commercial and real-world data. Our Life Sciences sales and marketing teams bring together all of Dassault Systèmes life science capabilities in one go-to- market organization, providing our clients with life science domain focus and expertise to accelerate their business. As one organization we are leading the transformation in life sciences. Unique in the industry, we provide our clients with an integrated business and scientific platform from discovery and preclinical development, through clinical trials, all the way to manufacturing and commercialization. Discover the future of life sciences: www.mdsol.com  

We know that diverse teams win and are fully committed to selecting leaders and employees that represent the markets in which we operate. Dassault Systèmes Life Sciences & Healthcare, led by Medidata co-founder Tarek Sherif, has global operations and employees in the US, Europe and Asia.

Your Mission: 

As an Applications Engineer, you will be improving the products used every day by our customers around the world. You'll also create and contribute to tools relied upon by all internal engineering teams and customer-facing functions at Medidata. Quality and standards matter to us - we strive to positively influence the Technology organization through close collaboration with other teams and attention to detail when contributing to shared projects. While our projects are diverse (observability tools and services, clinical trial data capture, regulated content management, clinical trial management, and much more), our mission remains constant - improve Medidata’s velocity of innovation so we can help our customers power smarter treatments and healthier people.

  • Write, debug, and deploy frontend and backend code using a variety of programming languages and frameworks but primarily in .NET, JavaScript and React.

  • Drive architecture discussions and design decisions, with a focus on simplicity, maintainability, and with particular attention to performance

  • 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 detailed requirements

  • Delight our users by driving consistent improvement from feedback

  • Create clear, thorough documentation

  • 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 useful modules and shared libraries (nugets, modules, packages, etc) to solve common problems across projects.

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

  • Amazon Web Services (AWS): knowledge of its platform, awareness of its limitations, and ability to identify challenges due to scale, user geolocation, or usage patterns

  • Understands and is able to setup 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

Dassault Systèmes and Medidata are making a real difference in the lives of patients everywhere by accelerating critical drug and medical device research and development, manufacturing and commercialization, to enable 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 the most exciting areas for global innovation.

With Medidata’s record of more than 20,000 clinical trials giving us the largest collection of clinical trial data in the world, we also pioneer innovative, advanced applications and intelligent data analytics, bringing an unmatched level of insights to our clients, enabling them to make the decisions that allow them 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.