Software Engineer Intern - Summer 2019

Medidata Solutions - New York, NY3.7

TemporaryEstimated: $73,000 - $98,000 a year
Medidata is leading the digital transformation of life sciences with the world's most-used platform for clinical development, commercial and real-world data. Powered by artificial intelligence and delivered by #1 ranked industry experts, the Intelligent Platform for Life Sciences helps pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device companies and academic researchers accelerate value, minimize risk and optimize outcomes. Medidata serves more than 1,000 customers and partners worldwide and empowers more than 100,000 certified users every day to create hope for millions of patients. Discover the future of life sciences:

We know that diverse teams win and are fully committed to selecting leaders and employees that represent the markets in which we operate. 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 2000 employees.

We are more than a cool tech company…

Medidata is disrupting the industry using big data analytics, web development, mobile health & cloud technology.

Medidata has grown from supporting one aspect of the clinical trial lifecycle with our pilot product, Rave, to supporting all levels of this lifecycle via our platform of products, branded the Medidata Clinical Cloud. As each one of our products has been developed over different periods throughout the past 18 years, you will see that our engineering teams are using a variety of different technical stacks. Rave, our flagship product, is written in C# and was built by our co-founder, Glen de Vries. Using leading-edge, open source frameworks and cross functional development methods, we’re building the services and applications that are the backbone of our cloud-hosted technology. And, with data from thousands of Medidata-powered clinical trials at our fingertips (think BIG data), we’re sitting atop a trove of powerful information that we can use to transform the life sciences industry.

Medidata’s Summer Internship Program:
The Medidata Summer Internship is a 10-week long program that allows for students to gain exposure to our unique business, and our industry-leading Clinical Technology. By being a part of our global organization, interns have the opportunity to work alongside our talented and committed professionals helping them to build a strong foundation for achieving their career goals. Our interns get the opportunity to grow their network, and enhance their skill set; leveraging what they've learned in school, while also being challenged with meaningful projects that drive impactful changes to our business. From day one, our intern’s receive formal and informal training to help them excel in their new roles. Our inclusive and collaborative environment encourages them to bring their unique & diverse perspectives to the table.

Responsibilities may include:
Apply good technical practices such as continuous integration, test automation, source code control and review
Provide diagnostic support and bug fixing for software applications
Follow Medidata’s Standard Operating Procedures to ensure all software meets regulatory and company requirements
Work with Agile team members, particularly Software Quality Assurance and Product Management, to write clear, concise and comprehensive feature files
Participate in Agile working practices such as daily scrum meetings, sprint planning meetings, reviews and retrospectives

Currently pursuing a Bachelors/Masters in Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering, or a related field
Comfortable in full-stack development with either C#/.NET or Ruby on Rails
Prefers to work on a collaborative team
Strong application debugging skills
Knowledge of SQL
Experience with Docker a plus
Exposure to practices such as unit testing, integration testing, UI testing.
A desire for developing high quality code

Medidata is making a real difference in the lives of patients everywhere by accelerating critical drug and medical device development, enabling life-saving drugs and medical devices to get to market faster. Our products sit at the convergence of the Technology and Life Sciences industries, one of most exciting areas for global innovation. Nine of the top 10 best-selling drugs in 2017 were developed on the Medidata platform.

Medidata’s solutions have powered over 14,000 clinical trials giving us the largest collection of clinical trial data in the world. With this asset, we pioneer innovative, advanced applications and intelligent data analytics, bringing an unmatched level of quality and efficiency to clinical trials enabling treatments to reach waiting patients sooner.

EEO Statement

Medidata Solutions, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Medidata Solutions provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by the law. Medidata Solutions complies with applicable state and local laws governing non-discrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities.