Senior Agile Project Manager

Technology and R&D London, United Kingdom

Position at Medidata Solutions

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

We have an opportunity for a Senior Agile Project Manager to join our team in London developing cloud-based software solutions for clinical trials.

You will manage internal software development projects in a regulated environment. The Senior Agile Project Manager will also work across the portfolio with Product Managers, functional partners, and management to ensure standardised processes are established across the software development lifecycle and release management to improve the development of high-quality, high-value software products within an Agile environment.

Your experience:

  • Previous project experience managing technology intense application projects.
  • Background in applying rigorous project management practices
  • A history of delivering commercial software products, on-budget with the agreed-upon scope
  • Experience implementing large-scale systems
  • Agile, SCRUM
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Experience working within an Agile/Scrum SDLC
  • Experience managing release planning till release deployment

Your competencies:

  • Can demonstrate command and control of meetings
  • Can construct presentation material, and bring it, to audiences of any level. C
  • Full responsibility for release planning: management of project timelines, scope and milestones for one or more projects. Manage the complete Software Development Lifecycle
  • Oversee product release coordination. Ensure smooth collaboration among extended team members for each product release
  • Maintain project plans, issues lists, status reports, and meeting agendas with action items
  • Perform Scrum Master functions: schedules and lead the release planning, sprint planning, retrospectives, backlog grooming, and daily scrum activities
  • Perform metrics-driven release tracking, Team performance, Product Quality reporting
  • Lead product teams in adopting Agile / Scrum methodology through training.

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 the 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.