Medidata Solutions, Inc. Manager, Engineering in London, United Kingdom

Medidata Solutions Careers

Manager, Engineering

Technology & Analytics
London, United Kingdom


Our Industry: Where we play

Medidata is making a real difference in the lives of patients everywhere by accelerating critical drug and medical device development. Our work ensures that life-saving drugs and medical devices get to market faster. We are a certified “Great Place to Work” with highly engaged employees focused on improving the health outcomes of patients across the globe.

We develop cloud-based enterprise products and services and are a world leader driving the convergence of the Technology and Life Sciences industries, one of the most exciting areas for innovation globally. With annual revenue in 2016 of nearly $500 million, we are publicly traded (MDSO) with over 850 customers and customer retention rates above 99%.

The Medidata Clinical Cloud® is the primary technology solution powering clinical trials for 18 of the world's top 25 global pharmaceutical companies and is used by 18 of the top 25 medical device developers—from study design and planning through execution, management and reporting. Our customers include global pharmaceutical companies, biotech, diagnostic and device firms, leading academic medical centers, technical partners and contract research organizations.

By automating over 12,000 clinical trials to date, Medidata has the largest collection of clinical trial data in the world. Today, Medidata pioneers innovative, advanced applications and intelligent data analytics, bringing a new level of quality and efficiency to clinical trials. That means better treatments reach waiting patients sooner.

We know that diverse teams win. It is our diversity and inclusiveness that fuels innovation and sparks our passion and commitment to patient health. We are still led by our Co-founders, Tarek Sherif and Glen de Vries, and have global operations in US, Europe and Asia with over 1900 employees.

Your Mission:

To lead a cross-functional team of 5-7 full stack engineers and testers

Keep your team unified, motivated and connected to the goals of the organization

Continuously improve your team's effectiveness

Directly manage and develop your team's engineers

Recruit and retain talented engineers

Collaborate closely with test, project and product managers

Coordinate with key stakeholders in the delivery of software services

Report to a Senior Manager or Director of engineering

As a technical expert you will:

Be a hands-on contributor involved directly in the work of your team

Lead your team to turn the technical vision into reality by engaging with architects and other teams

Maintain good awareness of software engineering best practices

What we are looking for in you:

Proven experience designing, building, and maintaining large consumer or enterprise-facing web-based applications

Previous experience directly managing software engineers is not essential, however evidence of technical leadership and coaching within your current team environment is important

Development experience using agile processes and associated practices like BDD and TDD - SaaS and cloud-based environments preferred

Proven experience with a variety of languages and frameworks, especially those based on JVM

Strong and effective communication skills

B.Sc. in Computer Science or related field, or equivalent experience

Our Culture: Who we are

We know that creativity doesn't happen on-demand. Developing cutting-edge cloud technology takes great minds and talented people working together in a collaborative environment. That is why we are committed to fostering an innovative, agile company culture. We encourage our teams to come together and experiment with new concepts, research new approaches and test out new technologies. We believe that being part of our team will make a difference in the world.

Our Mission: Powering smarter treatments and healthier people.

Our Vision: To be the most innovative cloud company in Life Sciences.

Our Principles: Integrity, Partnership, Inventiveness, Humility, Nimbleness, Tenacity, Inclusiveness, and Caring.

Our Leadership Drivers:

• THINK: Inspires purpose, articulates strategy, and simplifies complexity

• TEAM: Communicates effectively, builds relationships and collaborates with others

• DO: Plans ahead, scales for growth, ensures accountability

• LEARN: Self-aware, values difference, strives to learn

• TEACH: Inspires work, coaches others, builds teams

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.