Senior Applications Engineer

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Medidata Solutions - New York, NY 10003

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:

Be a vital part of the engineering team, to deliver mission critical software. You will work in a highly collaborative environment with product, PMO and QA and be a hands-on developer of Medidata’s software applications with Ruby on Rails, relational and non-relational databases, and Cloud Services.

  • Analyze, plan, design, develop, implement and maintain software in a production environment

  • Advocate for and apply good technical practices such as continuous integration, test automation, automated infrastructure and observability

  • Use test driven strategies to ensure code quality, and collaborate with test engineering to ensure feature quality

  • Leverage agile methodologies to anticipate and mitigate risks, ensure team health and manage complex tasks

  • Provide technical guidance and mentorship to mid and junior level engineers, in sharing knowledge and encouraging professional growth

Your Competencies:

Be self motivated and eager to engage in high impact, challenging engineering problems while continuously raising the standard of quality in our products and services in a full solutions-oriented SaaS environment.

  • Experience programming in a language like Ruby, Java, C#, C++

  • Experience programming using object-oriented and SOA principles

  • Developing cloud-based web applications or services (AWS a plus)

  • Proficiency in writing and optimizing SQL

  • Experience using TDD and BDD frameworks

  • Experience with CICD pipelines

  • Adherence to agile development practices

  • Ability to work in a fast paced dynamic environment

  • Strong communication and collaboration skill

  • Experience with Ruby on Rails

  • Clinical research knowledge or work in a regulated environment

Your Education & Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science (or related field)

  • 8-10 years of professional experience

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.

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.