Staff Applications Engineer – UI (React)

Software Development

United Kingdom, Hammersmith

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Medidata: Powering Smarter Treatments and Healthier People

Medidata, a Dassault Systèmes company, is leading the digital transformation of life sciences, creating hope for millions of people. 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 2,000+ customers and partners access the world's most trusted platform for clinical development, commercial, and real-world data. Known for its ground-breaking technological innovations, Medidata has supported more than 30,000 clinical trials and 9 million study participants. And Medidata’s ongoing commitment to infusing the patient voice into trial designs and solutions is helping to create a better and more inclusive experience for all participants in clinical studies. Medidata is involved in nearly 40% of company-initiated trial starts globally, with studies conducted in more than 140 countries. More than 70% of novel drugs approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 2022 were developed with Medidata software. Medidata 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: 

You will work on Medidata's next generation of SaaS-based clinical trial management applications, deployed on AWS and you will play an important role in developing our new platform. Our philosophy here is that if you demonstrate the right team focus and proactive attitude, on the back of a solid foundation in application engineering, we will train and invest in you to develop your experience in our platform technologies.

You will join our Medidata Rave CTMS team: You will report to the Product Engineering manager for Rave CTMS. Our development team is located in Hammersmith, London.

The Rave CTMS platform provides efficient monitoring of clinical studies with integrated workflows. It improves the Clinical Research Associate experience, aids proactive decision-making, and reduces risk and costs, to increase study performance, patient safety, and time to market for the drug/device. Put another way, it's saving lives. This product is used by over 1,000 pharmaceutical companies, biotech, medical device firms, academic medical centres and contract research organisations around the world.

Who we're looking for:

  • Experience programming in React/Redux/Typescript

  • Experience with HTML/CSS and JavaScript

  • Experience developing cloud-based web applications or services

  • Experience working in a microservice ecosystem and developing cloud-based web applications.

  • Propose and prototype solutions to complex business problems and translate them to technology.

  • Provide accurate impact analysis, technical assessment and documentation.

  • Define and advocate industry standard engineering practices for the team

  • Work closely with the Engineering management and Architecture groups in leading product delivery.

  • Collaborate in troubleshooting the production issues and provide possible workarounds and solutions in a timely manner.

  • Coach and mentor colleagues at Senior & App Engineer level; engage in code review to improve code quality and promote TDD/BDD approach.

  • Work positively and productively with other developers, Test Engineers and Business Analysts

  • Be a positive voice in the Scrum meetings; contribute in Scrum Artifacts.

  • Collaborate with diverse and globally distributed team.

  • Passionate about software product development.

  • Experience working with cloud technologies like AWS.

  • Thorough knowledge of basic security concepts, such as authentication, authorisation, and auditing

  • Experience with Github, Jira and Travis.

  • Thrive in a dynamic and diverse team culture.

Education & Experience:

  • Typically requires 5 years of related experience with a Bachelor's degree; or 3 years and a Master's degree or equivalent work experience.

  • Prior experience from on commercial B2B / Enterprise SaaS offerings.

  • Clear evidence of contribution to architectural design.

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