Senior Front End Application Engineer (React)

Technology & Analytics San Francisco, California


Position at Medidata Solutions

Medidata: a great place to work; a great place to stay

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: 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. 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:

We are currently hiring for a Senior Level Web UI Engineer to help Medidata create amazing, cloud based, high quality, high performing web applications for our Centralized Monitoring suite of products. The software you will create will be used to help our clients create life changing drugs and medical devices. You will have great verbal and written communication skills, and as a senior developer, want to mentor junior developers, and influence change among your peers.

  • Be a hands-on contributor involved directly in the development of micro-services React applications by adopting appropriate technologies to host in AWS cloud.

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

  • Adhere to good engineering principles and provide high quality solution

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

  • Competent in technical stack of choice

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

  • Support and contribute directly in the development of back-end work when needed.

  • Work in collaboration with all the scrum team members and help improve overall scrum team.

  • 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:

  • Good experience creating reusable components using React and Redux

  • Good experience of having worked on a large scale project with React

  • Good experience in Postgress or a similar relational database

  • Good understanding of HTML and CSS

  • Demonstrable problem solving skills

  • Experience in Source control and review using Git

  • Experience of supporting web applications with ability to troubleshoot and root cause analysis

  • Experience of working on an agile team practicing scrum or kanban

  • Development in SaaS and cloud-based environments

  • Awareness of cross-browser compatibility issues

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

  • Be a problem solver - find creative solutions for tough problems

  • Be Self driven and proactive

Nice to have:
  • Knowledge/experience of building micro-services using  Ruby on Rails
  • AWS exposure

Your Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor of engineering in computer science or related field
  • At least 3 years of professional career 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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