Manager, Corporate Applications and Support

Technology and R&D Iselin, New Jersey

Position at Medidata Solutions


Your Mission:

The Manager, Corporate Aplications and Support will manage a team of IT professionals responsible for maintaining and enhancing the internal systems and applications at Medidata (Systems include, and other on platform solutions) Duties include sizing and delivering functionality defined in Sprints, coaching and mentoring staff in SLDC best practices, overseeing production deployments, and resolving system issues.

  • Provides leadership to the Software Delivery Team, Manages the sizing and delivery of enhancements and bug fixes to internal systems in monthly sprints

  • Ensure projects are planned, estimated, scheduled and delivered on-time with high quality

  • Strong advocate for development process, and culture of continuous improvement

  • Organize and execute retrospectives to improve process and quality of delivery

  • Manage priorities and day to day operations of Engineering staff

  • Owner of production deployments

  • Leads or oversees application production level 3 support

  • Develops staff by identifying developmental assignments and training opportunities, working with individuals on their personal goals, delegating responsibilities and providing timely feedback

Your Competencies:

  • Managing teams following an agile Software Development Life Cycle

  • Ability to communicate and update senior management and business on high-severity or potential customer impacting production incidents, issues and risks

  • Ability to communicate effectively across the organization

  • Ability to size items for fit in Sprint Cycles

  • Ability to identify and reduce technical debt in planning

  • Ability to negotiate timelines and delivery of items

  • Deep understanding of Marketing, Sales, Legal, and Finance business processes

Your Education and Experience:

  • 5+ Years of progressive information technology experience managing engineering staff in fast paced, rapidly changing environments

  • Four-year college degree in computer science, engineering or applied mathematics preferable

  • Superior organization, written communication and verbal communication skills

  • Experience with Agile Project Management

  • Experience with

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.