Client Name: Medidata Solutions (www.mdsol.com)
Job Title: Application Engineer
Job Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Job Duration: 6 months
Medidata is looking for an experienced full-stack contract software engineer to design, enhance and implement new features and functionality in Medidata?s Rave Imaging Solution. Rave Imaging is a critical piece of the clinical trial process and part of Medidata's strategy to grow to over one billion dollars in revenue.
The Senior Applications Engineer contractor will be primarily responsible for providing Design, Development, Improvement, Troubleshooting and Maintenance for the web-based/Desktop Clinical trial application, Rave Imaging. The successful Engineer will be solution oriented, adapt to changing environments, and able to work with minimal defined requirements while continuously raising the standard of quality in our products and services in a full solutions-oriented SaaS environment.
As a Senior Applications Engineer you will have the opportunity to work as an individual contributor or as a technical lead of a team of developers, based on the size and scope of a feature(s) be added to the clinical or commercial SaaS applications.
Working hours: 9 AM - 6 PM
-Provide diagnostic support, identify root causes and bug fixing to the regulated clinical trial application and commercial web application as well as the tools used in conjunction with the applications: File Transfer Agents, Imaging Director, restful API.
-Participating in code reviews and making recommendations on requirements and standard methodologies.
-Utilize appropriate Agile methods to solve problems in an accurate and efficient manner.
-Follow Medidata?s Standard Operating Procedures to ensure all software meets regulatory and company requirements.
-Work with Agile team members, particularly Software Quality Assurance and Product Management, to write clear, concise and comprehensive feature files.
-Participate in Agile working practices such as daily scrum meetings, sprint planning meetings, reviews and retrospectives
-Submit pull requests through GitHub and respond appropriately to any issues with the build, unit tests or code reviews.
-Effectively communicates technical information and processes to relevant partners (e.g., cross-functional groups, clients)
-Identify tasks in planning, contribute to scenario writing, and actively contribute at retrospectives
Your Education and Experience:
-Bachelor's degree or higher in CS or MIS or equivalent experience in related roles
-Service-Oriented Architecture (REST, SOAP, JSON, XML and related technologies)
-AngularJS, JQuery, Ajax, Junit, package management are a plus
-Experience with AWS, S3 preferred
-Schema-less databases, such as MongoDB
-SQL Development (Stored Procedures, Views, Query Optimization, etc.)
-Experience developing and/or maintaining a production application
-Code repositories such as GitHub
-Continuous Integration tools like Jenkins/Hudson
-Eclipse, Visual Studio, Xcode
-Familiarity using bug-tracking tools such as Jira
-Strong analytical and debugging skills
-Experience with TDD and BDD
-Experience working in a regulated environment with clinical trials data and CDISC standards preferred
-Understanding of Agile methods such as Scrum preferred
-Ability to multitask; manage and prioritize multiple, diverse projects simultaneously
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills
-Flexible, independent and self-motivated
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