Lead Mobile Engineer (iOS and/or Android)

Your Mission:

We are seeking a seasoned senior, lead level Mobile Engineer to help Medidata create amazing, cloud based, high performing mobile applications for our suite of products. The software you will build will be used to help our clients create life changing drugs and medical devices. Specifically, you will work with our Patient-facing product development team which is building Medidata’s next generation web and mobile products that will revolutionize the way clinical trials are conducted.

The engineer’s responsibilities encompass the full application lifecycle from mapping business requirements to architecture, creating documentation for the technical alignment of a large organization, communicating technical designs, implementation, and ensuring the solutions can be monitored. Additionally, this engineer will take on leadership responsibilities within the team to drive the execution of rapid customer feature release.
Your Commitments:

We want engineers:

  • Who have built multiple creative and innovative solutions in iOS and Android

  • Who have experience designing a responsive and intuitive user experience accessible to anyone

  • Who are excited about streaming large amounts of data safely, securely, and reliably through a mobile application as a part of larger distributed systems

  • Who are passionate advocates for the quality of the products they build: code quality, yes, but also the design, usability, performance, reliability ­­ all of it

  • Who work closely with product, architecture, and engineering team members to design and build services and applications that are scalable, reliable and highly available

  • Who drive and consult on the adoption of new technology that will evolve Medidata’s Platform

  • Who have demonstrated leadership on previous teams, either through direct management or as an “unofficial” leader who has inspired, motivated and coached others to continuously achieve goals & commitments

Your Education & Experience:

  • 5+ years of object/protocol oriented software development experience

  • 7-10+ years building complex applications, with a strong focus on iOS and/or Android

  • Deep knowledge of iOS and/or Android (for iOS Swift, comfortable with Objective­C, Objective­C++ and for Android, Java knowledge plus Kotlin (it's a nice to have but not required) or any other flavors of Android OS)

  • Ability to lead a 3-5 person team 

  • Ability to understand and debug large and complex code bases

  • Comfortable working with cross platform libraries written in C++

  • Experience writing and maintaining unit and integration tests

  • Deep knowledge of UI/UX best practices & design standards for iOS and/or Android

  • Ability to work closely with the product and design teams to customize the experience for the iOS and Android platforms

  • B.S. and/or M.S. Computer Science or related field

Medidata's unified platform, pioneering analytics, and unrivaled expertise power the development of new therapies for over 1,000 pharmaceutical companies, biotech, medical device firms, academic medical centers and contract research organizations around the world. The Medidata Clinical Cloud® connects patients, physicians and life sciences professionals. Companies on the Medidata platform are individually and collaboratively reinventing the way research is done to create smarter, more precise treatments. For more information: www.mdsol.com.

We know that diverse teams win and are fully committed to selecting leaders and employees that represent the markets in which we operate. 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 2000 employees.

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.

Medidata Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Medidata Solutions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Medidata Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. 


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