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Be the Next Game Changer

Staff Applications Engineer Java - Rave CTMS

United Kingdom, Hammersmith

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Our Team: 

You will work on Medidata's next generation of SaaS-based clinical trial management applications, deployed on AWS and you will play a lead 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:

The Rave CTMS platform provides efficient monitoring of clinical studies with integrated workflows. It improves the Contract 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: 

  • Design and implement Web Application Features/Enhancements with API-service creation and expansion.

  • Be aware of the impact of design on performance, e.g. through algorithmic complexity, N+1 fetching, etc.

  • 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 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 to Scrum Artifacts.

  • Collaborate with a diverse and globally distributed team.


Desired Competencies:

  • Passionate about software product development.

  • Competent in developing enterprise solutions using Java.

  • Extensive experience in Java 11+ and any JEE frameworks (e.g. Spring/Quarkus/Micronaut).

  • Passionate about microservices and distributed architecture.

  • Expert at data querying abilities in SQL(MySQL) and Other data-sources(Redis, ElasticSearch, API-based-queries)

  • Have knowledge of Streaming/Messaging solutions (RabbitMQ, Kafka)

  • 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.


Requirements (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 commercial B2B / Enterprise SaaS offerings.

  • Clear evidence of contribution to architectural design.




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