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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.

Software Test Engineering at Medidata:

Our Software Test Engineering function runs out of London, New York, San Francisco & Tokyo offices.  Working in an Agile environment, you will work on Medidata’s next generation clinical trial management applications. We are high performing team who are at the forefront of applying new and exciting testing practices.

We are also passionate about the career development of our testers via:

  • In-house meet-ups
  • In-house seminars with Test experts from the testing community
  • Attending internal/ external testing conferences
  • Emphasis on individual development
  • A well-connected Medidata testing community with multiple avenues to learn and grow
  • Testing library with the latest books around software testing

Our philosophy here at Medidata is that if you demonstrate the right team focus and a pro-active attitude, critical thinking accompanied with a solid foundation in testing, we are more than willing to train and invest in you to develop your experience.

Core responsibilities

As a Testing Team Member

  • Generate test ideas and heuristics.
  • Create test charters and checks.
  • Identify and provide feedback on the gap/anomalies in the requirements.
  • Explain risks, based on the impact assessment, to non-technical stakeholders.

 As an Agile Team Member

  • Collaborate with other Developers, Test Engineers and Business Analysts
  • Actively participate in the Scrum ceremonies

What we are looking for in you

Testing Experience

  • Proven experience as a junior level tester in an agile environment
  • Ability to understand Context Driven and Session Based testing
  • Ability to communicate and discuss the principles of Context Driven testing / Rapid Software testing and demonstration of an aptitude to learn and grasp these at an accelerated pace.

Soft skills

  • Strong communication skills.
  • Be a problem solver - find creative solutions for tough problems
  • Be a critical thinker
  • Ability to challenge the status-quo


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree - or equivalent work 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

To learn more about a career at Medidata, please visit http://medidata.careers

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.


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