Senior Software Engineer
Parexel
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
2d ago

Job Description

Parexel Informatics is one of the industry’s 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 will be based at our modern state of the art office in Nottingham city centre which has excellent transport links as well as a great working environment and the feel of an innovative technology company.

As the Senior Software Engineer you will be responsible for collaborating with the R&D function within Parexel Informatics Engineering, including software and infrastructure design, ensuring quality and performance standards are met.

Key Accountabilities :

Data analysis

  • Applies data analysis, data modelling, and quality assurance techniques, based upon a detailed understanding of business processes, to establish, modify or maintain data structures and associated components (entity descriptions, relationship descriptions, attribute definitions).
  • Advises database designers and other application development team members on the details of data structures and associated components.
  • Database design

  • Develops and maintains specialist knowledge of database concepts, object and data modelling techniques and design principles and a detailed knowledge of database architectures, software and facilities.
  • Analyses data requirements to establish, modify or maintain object / data models.
  • Evaluates potential solutions, demonstrating, installing and commissioning selected products.
  • Programming / software development

  • Designs, codes, tests, corrects and documents complex programs and scripts from agreed specifications, and subsequent iterations, using agreed standards and tools, to achieve a well engineered result.
  • Takes part in reviews of own work and leads reviews of colleagues' work.
  • Systems design

  • Specifies user / system interfaces, and translates logical designs into physical designs taking account of target environment, performance security requirements and existing systems.
  • Produces detailed designs and documents all work using required standards, methods and tools, including prototyping tools where appropriate.
  • Education :

  • Bachelor's Degree in a technical discipline (Maths, Science, Engineering, Computing, etc.) or a related study, or equivalent project-related experience.
  • English : Fluent
  • Skills :

  • Willingness to work in a matrix environment and to value the importance of teamwork.
  • Understanding of common system architecture frameworks and concepts
  • Technical awareness of Security and Application Software Development
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Client focused approach to work
  • Knowledge and Experience :

  • Proven relevant experience in systems integration and implementation, or software development, or a related discipline
  • Demonstrated ability to liaise with multiple stakeholders
  • Intermediate Software Development Experience
  • Experience in Developing & Designing Java / J2EE applications.
  • Experience in - Java,J2EE, SQL, Oracle PL / SQL, Web Application, MVC Frameworks (e.g. Spring or Struts), Javascript, Version Control, Unit testing, experience using Application / Web Servers, Web Services, Unix ( basic usage), UML
  • 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.

    Apply today to begin your Parexel journey!

    Why Work at PAREXEL

    There are pivotal moments in every career : Sharing new treatments. Improving processes. Delivering life-saving advances.

    The people who succeed are the ones who make the journey go further and faster every time. What if you had a partner to support you as you reach the next level in your professional path?

    A partner who believes a collaborative environment is key to achieving your goals? A partner who is dedicated to your health and wellness so you can help make a difference in the lives of millions worldwide?

    That’s Parexel. We’re a diverse team of professionals focused on one goal : getting treatments into the hands of those who need them most.

    Working together, the results we bring to our clients and the opportunities we bring to our team get better with every step.

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