Associate Applications Engineer

Software Development

United States - NJ, Iselin

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Medidata: Power Smarter Treatments and Healthier People

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 1,900+ customers and partners access the world's most trusted 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 and follow us @medidata.

Your Mission:

  • Debug and troubleshoot complex issues, assist with root-cause analysis and provide solutions.

  • Define automation test strategy, structure and methodology.

  • Analyze use cases and test scenarios in conjunction with Business and Software Quality Assurance Analysts. 

  • Improve and refactor test automation frameworks.

  • Evaluate and select the toolset(s) to use for performance/issue analysis.

  • Track defects/issues and enhancements.

  • Execute and interpret performance test results.

  • Prepare reports documenting test execution results.

  • Good knowledge of company’s products and their functionality. 

Your Competencies:

  • Experience working with code repositories such as GitHub.

  • Experience working with Visual Studio .NET.

  • Experience using bug-tracking tools such as Jira.

  • Experience with Continuous Integration tools like Jenkins/Hudson.

  • Working knowledge of XML and related technologies.

  • Experience working in a Scrum agile software development environment.

  • Experience working in highly regulated environments.

  • Strong analytical and debugging skills.

  • Strong ability to multitask; manage and prioritize multiple, diverse projects simultaneously.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

  • Must be flexible, independent and self motivated.

Your Education & Experience:

  • 1-2+ years of C#.NET, ASP.NET Webforms and/or MVC and SQL.

  • 1-2+ years SQL performance analysis experience, using profiler to find and resolve slow SQL.

  • Ability to develop and communicate complex performance issues to technical and non-technical audiences.

The salary range posted below refers only to positions that will be physically based in New York City. As with all roles, Medidata sets ranges based on a number of factors including function, level, candidate expertise and experience, and geographic location. Pay ranges for candidates in locations other than New York City, may differ based on the local market data in that region. The base salary pay range for this position is $79,500 - 98,502.

Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Medidata provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a commission under the terms of applicable plan documents, while many of Medidata’s non-sales positions are eligible for annual bonuses. Additionally, Medidata provides best-in-class Benefits. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most and should help you care for those who matter most. For that reason, we provide an array of options to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life.


Equal Employment Opportunity

In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at Medidata are based on merit, qualifications and abilities. Medidata is committed to a policy of non-discrimination and equal opportunity for all employees and qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth or medical or common conditions related to pregnancy or childbirth), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, familial status, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, military service, application for military service, genetic information, receipt of free medical care, or any other characteristic protected under applicable law. Medidata will make reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with known disabilities, in accordance with applicable law.

Covid Statement

Our Company requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to provide documentation of full vaccination, unless qualified for a medical, religious or state-required accommodation or otherwise exempt consistent with applicable law. Although accommodation requests will be considered (and granted where appropriate/possible), it may be determined that a candidate is unable to adequately perform the essential functions of the position without imposing an undue hardship due to customer requirements, staffing needs, or other business reasons. Definition of full-vaccination: Employees are considered to be fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine.