Manager, Test Engineering

Software Development

United Kingdom, Hammersmith

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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.

Our Team: 

Our Software Test Engineering function runs out of London, New York, San Francisco, India & Tokyo offices.  Working in an Agile environment, you will work on Medidata’s next-generation clinical trial management applications. You will work as part of a agile team which has Engineering, testing, Product and Project Management that ensure we are delivering high-quality, products with an emphasis on quality and speed to market. You will participate in the execution and team adoption of testing, automation tools and best practices

Who we’re looking for: 

  • Manage Testing team towards delivering multiple complex platform applications in and our environment.

  • Understand and provide high-level test estimates for the upcoming features.

  • Collaborate with the Engineering Manager/Project Manager/Product Manager in planning and allocating the right test capacity.

  • Onboard required test methodologies and processes to refine testing and bring efficiency.

  • Work with partners of multiple projects to determine the contribution that the test function can make to achieve and assure our goals.

  • Ensure project risks are communicated and mitigations are taken to complete projects following the defined timelines. 

  • Contribute to the Programme Review & Go/No-Go Meetings providing executive summaries and creating JIRA dashboards to allow efficient decision-making towards product releases. 

  • Ensure the Test Strategy and Plan aligns with the product requirements.

  • Ensure the integration and end-to-end automation are implemented to help deliver faster and gain confidence.

  • Establish standardisation across the teams concerning automation.

  • Lead and contribute to design discussions about test frameworks and test scripts. 

  • Ensure the team builds meaningful test data sets based on real-world production data that mimics how our customers use our products.

  • Work with the team to enhance the automation framework to increase the reliability, usability and performance of the automated solution.

  • Manage, mentor and devise individual development plans for direct reports

  • Key contributor to a global, multicultural distributed testing and quality engineering team


  • Technical skills in Software development processes, testing methodologies

  • Experience in using the products as a user

  • Functionality / technical design & related industry business processes and complement it with relevant use cases, test scenarios definition/creation.

  • Knowledge of usability testing, PCS, Security, Mobile/Web, …

  • Technical Automation experience 

  • Deep interest in software testing and quality

  • Test Management and Automation with experience of 3+ years.

  • Experience working with business representatives through user acceptance testing.

  • Experience working with code repositories such as GitHub.

  • Experience with Test Automation tools such as Selenium/Cypress/Robot Framework.

  • Experience with coding in Python/Java/JS related to Test Automation.

  • Experience with API Testing concepts and Database knowledge in relational and non-relational DBs

  • Must have knowledge of Continuous Integration/Continuous Testing strategy using tools like Jenkins/Travis/GoCD.

  • Can think from the user's perspective.

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

  • Understand the pros and cons of different implementation methodologies, including Waterfall and different flavours of Agile.

  • Experience with 21 CFR Part 11 compliant testing processes


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.