Software Engineer

Software Development

United States - OH, Cincinnati

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Your Mission:

The Java Full Stack Applications Engineer will be primarily responsible for providing Design, Development, Improvement, Troubleshooting and Maintenance for the web-based Clinical trial application, Rave Imaging. The successful Engineer will be solution oriented, adapt to changing environments, and able to work with minimal defined requirements while continuously raising the standard of quality in our products and services in a full solutions-oriented SaaS environment. 

As an Applications Engineer you will have the opportunity to work as an individual contributor as part of an Agile team that is delivering technical upgrades and enhancements to existing Java web applications and web services.

Your Competencies:
You will work at the highest levels taking the product through the entire lifecycle of analysis, design, coding, testing and implementation and support. You will develop software applications and associated artifacts such as unit tests, installation programs and test automation code. You will apply good technical practices such as continuous integration, test automation, source code control and review. You will write code predominantly in Java using Eclipse or IntelliJ IDE. Databases used are MongoDB, SQL and Amazon S3 for storage and you will be required to read from, write to and query the databases as required for the applications. AngularJS and ReactJS are the JavaScript-based front-end web application framework used for the Commercial Imaging software, and Echo is the legacy server-side Java UI framework used by the Clinical Imaging software.

  • Provide diagnostic support, identify root causes and bug fixing to the regulated clinical trial application and commercial web applications as well as the tools used in conjunction with the applications: File Transfer Agents, Imaging Director, restful API. 

  • Participating in code reviews and making recommendations on requirements and standard methodologies. 

  • Utilize appropriate Agile methods to solve problems in an accurate and efficient manner. 

  • Follow Medidata’s Standard Operating Procedures to ensure all software meets regulatory and company requirements. 

  • Work with Agile team members, particularly Software Quality Assurance and Product Management, to write clear, concise and comprehensive feature files. 

  • Participate in Agile working practices such as daily scrum meetings, sprint planning meetings, reviews and retrospectives 

  • Submit pull requests through GitHub and respond appropriately to any issues with the build, unit tests or code reviews. 

  • Effectively communicates technical information and processes to relevant partners (e.g., cross-functional groups, clients) 

  • Identify tasks in planning, contribute to scenario writing, and actively contribute at retrospectives 

Your Education and Experience: 

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in CS or MIS or equivalent experience in related roles 

  • 3-5 years of Java, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript and MSQL 

  • AngularJS, ReactJS, JQuery, Bootstrap, Ajax, Junit, package management are a plus

  • Experience with AWS, S3 preferred

  • Java Rules Engine API and Drools knowledge are a plus

  • Schema-less databases, such as MongoDB helpful

  • SQL Development (Stored Procedures, Views, Query Optimization, etc.) 

  • Experience developing and/or maintaining a production application 

  • Code repositories such as GitHub 

  • Continuous Integration tools like Jenkins/Hudson 

  • Eclipse or IntelliJ

  • Familiarity using bug-tracking tools such as Jira 

  • Strong analytical and debugging skills 

  • Experience with TDD and BDD 

  • Experience working in a regulated environment with clinical trials data and CDISC standards a plus 

  • Understanding of Agile methods such as Scrum preferred 

  • Flexible, independent and self-motivated

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills

  • SaaS/SOA application design with modern web frameworks

  • Service-Oriented Architecture (REST, SOAP, JSON, XML and related technologies) 


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.  



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