Covance Software Architect in Durham, North Carolina
As a software architect, you will be responsible for providing the technical leadership for software solutions managing Covance’s core business functions. You will work collaboratively with local and remote engineering teams, ensuring high quality and forward thinking engineering practices are applied.
The idea l candidate will be a strong full stack architect, capable of reasoning about complex environments and making informed strategic decisions. The candidate must be able to work closely with other engineers to build solution consensus. The candidate will be afforded to work in a fast-paced environment and have a significant influence in design decisions. The candidate must be able to learn new technologies and techniques readily and provide leadership in adopting them. The candidate is expected to be contributing production code at least 40% of the time.
Drive the architecture and design of the system, matching functional and non-functional goals
Provide technical leadership to the development team(s)
Participate in the full development cycle from system inception through release
Establish and guide development patterns and practices to ensure consistent and reliable delivery
Work with the user community to understand system requirements and identify solutions
Ensure that safety and security are built into the system design
Partner with peer architects to identify opportunities of reuse and common patterns
Understand and comply with all development regulations and audit obligations
Maintain an understanding of current industry trends and leverage to drive positive change
BS/MS in computer science, information systems, life sciences, or similar.
A passion for building high quality software at speed
Minimum of 4 years’ experience in software development
Good knowledge of industry best practices and trends in the application integration and development spaces
Excellent organization and communication skills
Experience applying Test Driven Development
Experience with Cucumber, Selenium and related test frameworks
Expertise in concurrent programming (multi-threaded and distributed)
Expertise in Event Driven Design patterns
Thrives working in an agile environment
Experience with healthcare standards (HL7/FHIR, BRIDG, …)
Experience in pharmaceutical R&D, clinical development and/or healthcare IT
Experience working in a regulated environment
Experience with Domain Driven Design
Expertise with the Spring suite of technologies
Expertise with Java/JEE
Experience with Angular w/ TypeScript
Job Number 2018-19488
Job Category Information Technology
Position Type Full-Time
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