Sep 16, 2022

Job Description

6,000 people dedicated to discovery, 6 research campuses across the globe.

We seek an outstanding software engineer with the skills, experience and passion to transform Novartis’ research data into new knowledge and insights to accelerate the discovery of novel therapeutics that improve and extend people’s lives. As a key member of the Software Engineering team within NIBR’s Informatics organization (NX), you will be responsible for developing next generation software tools that optimize the acquisition, storage, integration, mining, analysis, visualization and interpretation of chemical, biological, clinical and operational data. Working in a highly collaborative environment, you will partner with other engineers, product managers, user researchers, data scientists and global discovery project teams to drive product innovation and launch new capabilities that enable scalable, secure and intuitive access to research data by NIBR’s global scientific community.

Your responsibilities include but are not limited to:

• Develop state-of-the-art software tools and methodologies to support the drug discovery process across the entire design-make-test-analyze cycle
• Play a key role in the design and development of tools and technologies for integrating, processing, analyzing and visualizing data at scale
• Operate as part of a cross-functional product team to translate business needs into powerful, functional and beautiful products
• Participate in the full development cycle from product inception, research and prototyping to production release.
• Embrace a bias-to-action mindset, agile development principles, and industry standard software development best practices.
• Balance strong technical and thought leadership with a learning and listening mindset.
We seek smart, focused, passionate self-starters who bring positive energy, new ideas and practical experience to a fast-paced and dynamic team, are obsessed with delivering useful and elegant solutions, and care deeply about their customers and each other.

Diversity & Inclusion / EEO

The Novartis Group of Companies are Equal Opportunity Employers and take pride in maintaining a diverse environment. We do not discriminate in recruitment, hiring, training, promotion or other employment practices for reasons of race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital or veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status. We are committed to building diverse teams, representative of the patients and communities we serve, and we strive to create an inclusive workplace that cultivates bold innovation through collaboration and empowers our people to unleash their full potential.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements
• BS/MS in Computer Science, or commensurate experience.
• At least 4 years of hands-on software development experience.
• Strong Computer Science fundamentals in algorithms, data structures, and complexity analysis.
• Strong knowledge of object-oriented principles and design patterns with good experience with Java.
• Experience with modern programming languages such as JavaScript ,Python .
• Experience with Linux/Unix environment.
• Experience with relational database (Oracle or PostgreSQL ) and non-relational database DynamoDB or Couch or Mongo or Neo4j, ...).
• Experience with cloud technologies (AWS, Azure) & container technologies ( e.g. Docker, Kubernetes ... ).
• Experience working with RESTful APIs and data formats such as XML or JSON .
• Experience using version control systems, such as Git, Bitbucket, etc.
• Experience with web service development frameworks .
• Experience with development processes, projects and repositories (e.g. JIRA, Bitbucket, Jenkins, CI/CD, Confluence).
• Good understanding of application security and secure coding practices
• Ability and enthusiasm to rapidly learn new software languages, frameworks, and APIs
• Experience with contributing to large software development projects.
• Proven track record in delivering industry-grade software solutions with a focus on performance, quality and reliability.
• Ability to design and deliver solutions proactively and independently .
• Well-structured working style with open and clear communication that enables effective collaboration across multiple teams, sites and time zones.

Why Novartis?
766 million lives were touched by Novartis medicines in 2021, and while we’re proud of this, we know there is so much more we could do to help improve and extend people’s lives. We believe new insights, perspectives and ground-breaking solutions can be found at the intersection of medical science and digital innovation. That a diverse, equitable and inclusive environment inspires new ways of working. We believe our potential can thrive and grow in an unbossed culture underpinned by integrity, curiosity and flexibility. And we can reinvent what's possible, when we collaborate with courage to aggressively and ambitiously tackle the world’s toughest medical challenges. Because the greatest risk in life, is the risk of never trying!
Imagine what you could do here at Novartis!

Accessibility and Reasonable Accommodations: Individuals in need of a reasonable accommodation due to a medical condition or disability for any part of the application process, or to perform the essential functions of a position, please send an e-mail to [email protected] or call +1 (877)395-2339 and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please include the job requisition number in your message.

COVID-19: While Novartis does not require vaccination at this time, for certain Novartis sites in the US all associates and candidates may be required to either upload an image of their COVID-19 vaccine card demonstrating proof of full vaccination for COVID-19 (or other similar evidence of vaccination) or proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken by the associate or candidate within the past seven days to enter any of our sites and/or customer office or healthcare facility, as well as prior to participating in other work related off-site meetings. Employees working in customer-facing roles must adhere to and comply with customers’ (such as hospitals, physician offices, etc.) credentialing guidelines, which may require vaccination. As required by applicable law, Novartis will consider requests for reasonable accommodation for those unable to be vaccinated. This requirement is subject to applicable state and local laws and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions. Please send accommodation requests to [email protected].

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Cambridge, MA
Information Technology
Full Time
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