Solution Consultant Preclinical/Drug Development


United States - NY, New York

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Dassault Systèmes Life Sciences Engagement team: empowering people and energizing passion to change the world and create the future.


Dassault Systèmes, with 35 years of experience transforming the way products are designed, produced and supported has combined with Medidata, developers of the world’s most-used platform for clinical development, commercial and real world data. Our Life Sciences sales and marketing teams bring together all of Dassault Systemes life science capabilities in one go-to-market organization, providing our clients with life science domain focus and expertise to accelerate their business. As one organization we are leading the transformation in life sciences. Unique in the industry, we provide our clients with an integrated business and scientific platform from discovery and preclinical development, through clinical trials, all the way to manufacturing and commercialization. Discover the future of life sciences:  


We know that diverse teams win and are fully committed to selecting leaders and employees that represent the markets in which we operate. Dassault Systemes Life Sciences & Healthcare, led by Medidata co-founder Tarek Sherif, has global operations and employees in the US, Europe and Asia. 


Your Mission:


As a Solution Consultant (pre-sales engineer), you will partner with our BIOVIA Enterprise laboratory informatics business and support pharmaceutical/biotech clients.  You will leverage your technical and scientific experience in a commercial business environment through opportunity strategy, discovery conversations, presentation, demonstration and sale of applications and services. The ideal candidate will have a strong customer focus and excellent interpersonal and presentation skills.


Your Competencies:

  • Understand and refine customer's critical business issues to be able to strategically position the value of our laboratory informatics offering (BIOVIA ONE Lab)

  • Manage technical and scientific software evaluations, workshops and demonstrations

  • Prepare and deliver presentations to business and informatics representatives, from a user to a C-level perspective

  • Drive responses regarding Request for Information as well as Request for Proposals (RFI and RFP)

  • Passion for learning

  • Customer facing skills; experience of delivering formal technical and software presentations and demonstrations to scientific audiences

  • Highly self-motivated with ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a larger team


Your Education & Experience:

  • Experience with commercial grade informatics tools (ELN, LIMS, Registration, LES, SDMS, CDS) used in a commercial or academic setting required

  • Professional experience regarding small molecule and biologics.  Research biologics preferred

  • Must be able to travel extensively (up to 25%), including overnight

  • BS, M.Sc., or Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, Bioprocess Engineering, Chemistry, Biology, Pharmaceutical or related fields


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.



Dassault Systemes and Medidata are making a real difference in the lives of patients everywhere by accelerating critical drug and medical device research and development, manufacturing and commercialization, to enable 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 the most exciting areas for global innovation.


With Medidata’s record of more than 20,000 clinical trials giving us the largest collection of clinical trial data in the world, we also pioneer innovative, advanced applications and intelligent data analytics, bringing an unmatched level of insights to our clients, enabling them to make the decisions that allow them 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. 


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