Staff Systems Architect

Software Development

United States - NY, New York

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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 team is committed to delivering solutions for improving overall study build process and enabling more effective data management processes by decreasing study build timelines, improving quality and promoting usage of standards. Our customers depend on our ability to provide centralized study design and metadata. We focus on solving complex real-world problems while shipping practical solutions.

Who we’re looking for:

An Architect who can provide technical leadership in the design and development of the Medidata Platform product, focusing on areas that span different subsystems. An architect is expected to make high-level decisions about coding standards, integration patterns and common tools and primitives. An Architect is expected to act as a “super developer” in providing technical direction to the engineers and development managers in the Engineering team.

  •  Acts as the bridge between business goals and the realized system.

  •  Architects are the owners of the technical system and work with product, business, engineers, ops, hosting, to deliver sustainable, reusable solutions that meet customer needs.

  • Extensive experience rolling out architectural processes in a multi-cultural environment

  • Experience with relational database architecture, schema design, and development

  • Ability to establish, implement, and enforce appropriate technology standards

  • A seasoned, experienced professional with a full understanding of area of specialization; resolves a wide range of issues in creative ways.

  • Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions.

Requirements (Education & Experience):

  • Define software architecture

  • Service-oriented Modeling

  • Engineering principles

  • Services Architecture

  • Cloud technologies

  • Security Testing methodologies & tools

  • PaaS

  • SaaS

  • Performance Testing methodologies & tools

  • Distributed Database

  • Solving Problems

The salary range posted below refers only to positions that will be physically based in New York City. As with all roles, Medidata sets ranges based on a number of factors including function, level, candidate expertise and experience, and geographic location. Pay ranges for candidates in locations other than New York City, may differ based on the local market data in that region. The base salary pay range for this position is $135,000-$180,000

Base pay is one part of the Total Rewards that Medidata provides to compensate and recognize employees for their work. Most sales positions are eligible for a commission under the terms of applicable plan documents, while many of Medidata’s non-sales positions are eligible for annual bonuses. Additionally, Medidata provides best-in-class Benefits. We believe that benefits should connect you to the support you need when it matters most and should help you care for those who matter most. For that reason, we provide an array of options to help support you physically, financially and emotionally through the big milestones and in your everyday life.

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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.

Covid Statement

Our Company requires all U.S. employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 and to provide documentation of full vaccination, unless qualified for a medical, religious or state-required accommodation or otherwise exempt 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 due to customer requirements, staffing needs, or other business reasons. Definition of full-vaccination: Employees are considered to be fully vaccinated two weeks after their second dose in a 2-dose series or two weeks after a single-dose vaccine.