Senior Software Developer in Test

Software Development

United States - NY, New York

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Medidata: Conquering Diseases Together

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

Your Mission: 

The role is responsible for testing products, with some supervision, to reveal the quality and risk-related information with the intent of informing a decision.   

  • Identify tasks/ dependencies/ risks during backlog grooming/planning.

  • Provide reasonable test estimates.

  • Provide feedback on priorities.

  • Fully understand and actively provide ways to improve project/solution level test strategy/test design principles.

  • Contribute to the evaluation of testing tools/techniques/strategies.

  • Contribute effectively to the development of a project's test strategy and automation suite.

  • Collaborate with developers/business analysts for feedback on software design and tests.

  • Implement Context Driven Testing and Session-Based Test Management, with minimal supervision.

  • Participate in the adoption of modern test practices across the team.

  • Assist with effective test reporting and learn how to contribute with team and stakeholders to ensure CI/CD pipeline has thorough test coverages. 

  • Contribute effectively to utilize an automation framework for testing and the creation of test scripts (different automation test layers such as UI or API Acceptance Tests)

  • Understand and apply practices to increase test effectiveness with minimal supervision.

  • Suggest relevant improvements to the processes and procedures

  • Participate in the adoption of new processes and improvement initiatives

  • May participate in the hiring process.

  • Identify gaps in the current automation suite and help prioritize those / get them into the backlog.

  • Test using team test practices and principles with minimal supervision.

  • Work through problems with minimal supervision.

  • Able to present own ideas to other teams on your product

  • Investigate issues.

  • Assist in Diagnosing issues.

  • Contribute to identifying and addressing the risk(s) based on the impact assessment.

  • Participate in fostering a team environment

  • Learn and apply knowledge gained from industry forums, blogs, presentations, and papers.

  • Share testing/product knowledge with other team members.

  • Support, participate or collaborate with team members representing Medidata at external forums.

Your Competencies: 

  • Ability to understand and execute Context-Driven and Session Based testing with minimal supervision

  • Ability to contribute to the development of project test strategy.

  • Ability to Identify tasks/ dependencies/ risks during backlog grooming/planning.

  • Ability to provide reasonable test estimates.

  • Ability to proactively learn and apply test design principles

  • Ability to create tests from stories/requirements

  • Ability to execute tests and record test results 

  • Ability to communicate own ideas to other teams

  • Ability to investigate and diagnose issues.

  • Ability to contribute to effective test reporting.

  • Ability to work through problems with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to articulate technical issues 

  • Possess problem-solving abilities 

  • Possess the drive and intellectual curiosity to investigate issues 

  • Clinical industry experience is an asset

  • Agile experience is preferred

Your Education & Experience: 

  • 2 to 5 years relevant job experience

  • Typically requires related experience and a Bachelor’s degree or Master’s degree (or equivalent experience)

  • Some experience with collaborating with offshore team members

  • Experience with object-oriented programming concepts, preferred language experience with Javascript/NodeJS

  • Experience in Docker is a plus. 

  • Experience with RESTful API

  • Experience with SQL and databases

  • Experience with CI/CD tools such as Jenkin, GoCD, Travis, and/or others

  • Experience working with large web applications and complex microservices platforms

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 Solutions have powered over 17,000+ 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.

COVID Statement

Medidata requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to provide documentation of full vaccination, unless qualified for an accommodation as determined by Medidata, 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 on Medidata due to customer requirements, staffing needs, or other business reasons.

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. #LI-RM1

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