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Software Engineer - United States  

Bio Clinica (company)

Posted on : 21 April 2017

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BioClinica, Inc. is looking for intelligent, creative and dedicated professionals to join our growing team. We are company that values technical excellence, teamwork and a commitment to success. We employ cutting edge technology to provide our customers with industry leading solutions and are currently seeking to fill the position of Software Engineer in our Princeton, NJ office. This position analyzes, designs, programs, debugs, and modifies software enhancements and/or new products used in local, networked, or Internet-related computer programs. Code is used in applications that variously support Bioclinica’s radiologists, clinical data managers, operations staff, clients and partners. Using current programming language and technologies, writes code, completes programming, and performs testing and debugging of applications. Completes documentation and procedures for installation and maintenance. May interact with users to define system requirements and/or necessary modifications.

Primary Responsibilities

Ensures software applications are built with quality while conforming to corporate and regulatory processes and practices by:

  • Performing requirements analysis, proactively identifying deficiencies, ambiguities, and outstanding questions
  • Identifying and communicating clear distinctions between business requirements, design, and implementation constructs
  • Following established software patterns and development processes
  • Writing simple concise unit tests with appropriate code coverage
  • Identifying, documenting, and communicating steps to reproduce and workarounds for bugs
  • Identifying gaps and deficiencies in requirements, design, development, testing, support processes
  • Delivering tested code in consistently timely fashion with a high degree of efficiency and a low frequency of bugs (or reopened bugs)
  • Identifying design alternatives, questions, and tradeoffs
  • Identifying gaps, problems, and weaknesses in software solutions by performing code and design reviews
  • Demoing application features and fixes with product management and users
  • Providing advice and instruction to software quality assurance team in identifying points of emphasis in regression testing efforts

Ensures software applications are built on schedule and on budget by:

  • Escalating risks to quality and timelines appropriately
  • Effectively transitioning between unrelated tasks
  • Troubleshooting and support coding
  • Appropriately seeking help/mentoring
  • Estimating development efforts based on detailed design

Ensures software applications are effectively supported by:

  • Definitively isolating problems/bugs to a component
  • Troubleshooting and support coding outside of your personal or company experience background

Maintains quality service and departmental standards by:

  • Reading, understanding and adhering to organizational Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs)

Secondary Responsibilities

Contributes to team effort by:

  • Exploring new opportunities to add value to the organization and departmental processes
  • Helping others to achieve results
  • Performing other duties as assigned

Maintains technical and industry knowledge by:

  • Attending and participating in applicable company-sponsored training
  • Maintaining a strong understanding of software development trends and technology
  • Maintaining a strong understanding of the regulatory requirements applicable to software development in clinical trials

Working conditions:

Travel: 0-5%

Lifting: 0-10lbs

Other: Computer work for long periods of time

This position description should not be deemed all inclusive. Additional requirements and expectations may be assigned. At all times, employees are expected to adhere to company policies and company SOPs.

Required Skills
  • Ability to work in group setting and independently; ability to adjust to changing priorities
  • Unwavering commitment to service and product excellence
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Strong documentation and organizational skills
  • Ability to project and maintain a professional and positive attitude
Required Experience
  • 1+ years of software development experience
  • Experience working with clinical trials and/or within pharmaceutical environment preferred
  • Working knowledge of the drug development process including knowledge of FDA requirements for GxPs and 21 CFR Part 11
  • Proven problem solving abilities


  • Bachelor’s Degree strongly preferred


Job Location
Princeton, New Jersey, United States
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