Senior Software Engineer

14 Apr 2018
18 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
PAREXEL Informatics is one of the industrys 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 a great working environment that has the feel of an innovate technology company.

As the Associate Software Engineer you will be a vital component of RTSM Production. This is an entry level role into this team and it will allow you to develop and grow within the group. You will be responsible for the delivery of RTSM study builds, technical support throughout the maintenance phase of the study development lifecycle and further development of tools and applications to support the RTSM delivery function. You will always ensure the provision of 100% customer focus at all times.

Key Accountabilities:

Following training you will carry out work in accordance with the relevant standard operating procedures which may include but are not limited to:
  • Rotational member in any of the RTSM Production teams at the direction of the Production Services Management Team.
  • Provide programming skills and expertise in the design and development of bespoke customer projects, change requests, reporting and technical support along with any production development activities.
  • Be responsible for the quality and timeliness of personally assigned workload to agreed timelines, standards and defined requirements.
  • Bringing to the attention of management any circumstances requiring urgent or specific attention at the earliest opportunity.
  • Responsible for all of the unit testing of all code components produced.
  • Work closely with project team members throughout the entire software development life cycle.
  • Provision of technical advice to the internal and external study team, responding to technical queries in good time.
  • Delivering a positive, memorable and meaningful service which exceeds the expectations of both the internal and external customer.QualificationsEducation:
  • Degree or higher degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline,
  • Or equivalent work experience and have a demonstrable experience and interest in programming using any of the industry standard languages.
Skills :
  • Knowledge of software development languages and tools such as C#,, Java and SQL.
  • Knowledge of Web/App Server environment i.e. Tomcat is preferable.
  • Knowledge of relational databases, preferably Oracle.
  • Familiarity with the software development lifecycle and testing methodologies.
  • Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
  • Ability to work and communicate in a project team environment.
  • Ability to interpret and question project requirements documentation.
  • Ability to produce clear and concise technical documentation.
  • Some knowledge of clinical data management process for FDA regulated companies is a plus. Familiarity with FDA regulations such as 21 CFR Part 11 and GxP desirable.
Language Skills
  • A sound working knowledge of written and spoken English is required to ensure full communication within project teams and complete understanding of project specifications, test plans and other project documentation.
Minimum Work Experience
  • Knowledge of working in a structured software development life cycle environment is preferred but not essential.
  • A flexible and positive attitude with a desire to want to learn and develop is important.
  • Some previous software development, programming or engineering experience using SQL & C# is preferred
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 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.

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