Medidata Solutions, Inc. Senior Applications Engineer in London, United Kingdom

Medidata ( ) is leading the digital transformation of life sciences with the world's most-used platform for clinical development, commercial and real-world data. Powered by artificial intelligence, our Intelligent Platform for Life Sciences helps pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies accelerate value, minimize risk and optimize outcomes throughout the life-cycle of a clinical trial.

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Our London Engineering Team

You will be part of a c.120 strong SaaS Technology production environment. In London we own the engineering for an enterprise scale software platform that supports thousands of clinical trials every day. It's rare that this scale of cloud software engineering production exists outside the US.

Our Environment

Just over a year ago we moved into purpose built offices high above the skyline of Hammersmith, just 60 seconds walk from the tube. You will enjoy modern workspaces and a culture that is mission driven, collaborative and fun!

Our Role

As a Senior Front-end Engineer:

  • Be a hands-on contributor involved directly in the development of Software Applications

  • Participate in technical conversations, driving direction of engineering initiatives as needed

  • Actively engage in code reviews to improve code quality and promote TDD/BDD approach

  • Promote good engineering practices for co-located and remote teams

  • Be able to propose solutions based on the well known design patterns

  • Help the team to debug production issues and provide possible workarounds and solutions

  • Thrive in a team environment and has strong people communication skills

  • Be a problem solver - find creative solutions for tough problems

Your Competencies:

  • Good understanding of HTML5, CSS and JavaScript (ES6/ES7)

  • Experience with Node.js, React, Redux, Webpack or similar Javascript frameworks

  • Experience with TDD and BDD (Mocha, Chai, Cucumber)

  • Demonstrated experience in troubleshooting and debugging web services

  • CSS frameworks (Bootstrap), SASS, LESS and Responsive UI

  • Development in SaaS and cloud-based environments

  • AWS exposure

  • Awareness of cross-browser compatibility issues

  • Ability to coach and mentor junior colleagues

Our Benefits

  • Base salary - to be honest there's a range here, if we’re a good match for you and vice versa, we’ll try and make it work!

  • 10% bonus

  • Other benefits include a lucrative stock purchase plan, great pension, free private health and dental care for you + family, 25 days holiday + many other enterprise grade perks.

More on Medidata

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’s solutions have powered over 14,000 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.

MDSOL Europe Ltd is an equal opportunity employer. We welcome all applications irrespective of race, gender, gender reassignment, age, religion or belief, relationship status, pregnancy/maternity,sexual orientation or disability