Manager, Software Engineering
PAREXEL Informatics is one of the industry’s leading solution providers and we help customers accelerate the drug development process through innovation. Our product portfolio is built on leading-edge technology and is combined with extensive medical and clinical expertise. As the technology business unit of PAREXEL International Corporation, we're able to leverage our massive investment in technology with our parent company's wealth of hands-on clinical expertise.This role is based in our new modern state of the art office in Nottingham city centre which has excellent transport links and has a great working environment that has the feel of an innovative technology company.As the Manager, Software Engineering you will be responsible for collaborating with the R&D function within PAREXEL Informatics Engineering, including software and infrastructure design, ensuring quality and performance standards are met.Key Accountabilities:Data analysis- Investigates corporate data requirements, and applies data analysis, data modelling and quality assurance techniques, to establish, modify or maintain data structures and their associated components (entity descriptions, relationship descriptions, attribute definitions).- Provides advice and guidance to database designers and others using the data structures and associated components.Database design- Maintains and applies up to date, specialist knowledge of database concepts, object and data modelling techniques and design principles, and a detailed knowledge of the full range of database architectures, software and facilities available.- Analyses data requirements, to establish, modify or maintain a data model.- Takes account of specialist requirements (e.g. geocoding, for geographic information systems).- Interprets the model into an appropriate database schema within set policies. Demonstrates, installs and commissions selected products.Emerging technology monitoring-Maintains awareness of opportunities provided by new technology to address challenges or to enable new ways of working.- Within own sphere of influence, works to further organisational goals, by the study and use of emerging technologies and products.- Contributes to briefings and presentations about their relevance and potential value to the organisation.Programming/software development- Sets local or team-based standards for programming tools and techniques, including security guidelines, and the selection of appropriate development methods.- Advises on application of standards and methods and ensures compliance.- Takes technical responsibility for all stages and/or iterations in a software development project, providing method specific technical advice and guidance to project stakeholders.- Assigns work packages, monitors performance and manages change control dynamically, to optimise productivity.- Provides advice, guidance and assistance to less experienced colleagues as required.Systems design- Recommends/designs structures and tools for systems which meet business needs and takes into account target environment, performance security requirements and existing systems.- Delivers technical visualisation of proposed applications for approval by customer and execution by system developers.- Translates logical designs into physical designs, and produces detailed design documentation.- Maps work to user specification and removes errors and deviations from specification to achieve user-friendly processes.QualificationsEducation:- Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline (Maths, Science, Engineering, Computing, etc.) or a related study, or equivalent project-related experience.- English: Fluent communication skills in both written and verbal formatsSkills:- Willingness to work in a matrix environment and to value the importance of teamwork.- Understanding of common system architecture frameworks and concepts- Technical awareness of Security and Application Software Development- Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills- Client focused approach to work- A flexible attitude with respect to work assignments and new learning- Ability to manage multiple and varied tasks with enthusiasm and prioritize workload with attention to detail.- Shows Initiative and self-confidence, is adaptable and is able to cope with changing and evolving priorities.- Must have the ability to work methodically in a fast-paced, time-sensitive environment- Manages provision of consultancy services. In own areas of expertise, provides advice and guidance to consultants and/or the customer or other stakeholders through involvement in the delivery of consultancy services- Maintains an in-depth knowledge of specific specialism in the field, and provides expert advice regarding their application.- Can supervise specialist consultancy.Knowledge and Experience:- Proven relevant experience in systems integration and implementation, or software development, or a related discipline- Demonstrated ability to liaise with multiple stakeholders- Understanding of Agile methodologies (preferably Scrum)- Strong previous line and people management experience of leading software development teams of programmers, engineers or developers.In return we will be able to offer you a structured career pathway and development within the role including awareness and understanding of the industry. Your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary, bonus and benefits package including 25 days holiday per year, pension scheme, life assurance, long term disability insurance, a health cash plan and other leading edge benefits that you would expect with a company of this type.Apply today to begin your journey!