Graduate Application Engineer - Support

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: 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:  

  • Provide support for internal and external customers
  • Manage work requests that describe particular issues, software bugs or customer problems and properly taking ownership of issues through to resolution
  • Develop appropriate fixes or SQL scripts to resolve customer problems, or identify existing scripts or patches that must be applied
  • Reproduce technical problems, diagnose causes, identify temporary and interim-term solutions and communicate status updates to clients
  • Distinguish between application database, operating system, network, and hardware problems and properly taking ownership of issues through to resolution
  • Debug applications, and log any newly identified defects
  • Properly document detailed investigational results to triage issues to other departments for further investigation and/or resolution
  • Provide general process analysis and make recommendations for improvements
  • Participate in weekend on-call rotation for critical issues escalation
  • Present complex technical information to non-technical audiences
  • Provide accurate and complete problem resolution documentation for future reference and management reporting
  • Take part in the creation and maintenance of knowledgebase data
  • Continually increase subject matter knowledge on Medidata products
  • Interact with other Medidata teams to ensure application efficiency, effectiveness and conformance with regulatory and legislative controls

Your Competencies:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in Computer Science, Information Systems or Life Sciences, or equivalent engineering experience
  • SQL Server specific training/work experience
  • Intermediate experience with SQL (e.g. MySQL, PostgreSQL, MSSQL)
  • Intermediate experience with C#, Visual Studios and ASP.NET
  • Experience with application de-bugging
  • Critical Thinking
  • Customer focused

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.

EEO Statement

EMEA:
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.

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