• Software Engineer

    Job Locations US-MA-North Reading
    Posted Date 3 months ago(12/31/2018 9:12 AM)
    Job ID
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    TraceLink is seeking a Software Engineer to join our team and focus on our backend infrastructure. If you’re self-motivated, intellectually curious and motivated by developing innovative products for global organizations, you could be a good fit for our team.


    The Software Engineer will be responsible for the design, implementation and maintenance of application code for back-end, server-centric components, as well as all related activities within the application development process. You will:

    • Develop software that takes best advantage of our cloud-based fully-distributed architecture
    • Write code with quality in mind; responsible for writing unit tests to ensure high code quality
    • Analyze requirements specifications and design the features into small workable tasks that can be delivered quickly for fast turn-around
    • Grasp business knowledge quickly
    • Accurately estimate tasks, and hit those estimates and provide regular status updates as part of our scrum-based Agile development process
    • Work closely with our QA team; assist with test planning as appropriate
    • Actively participate in all phases of the software development lifecycle


    Candidates must possess the following skills and traits:

    • Classroom, internship, and/or personal experience with software development projects
    • Familiarity with building software in Java or Scala
    • Familiarity with the concepts of web-services and Web-based APIs
    • Ability to communicate effectively and clearly, and collaborate with other disciplines
    • BS or equivalent required
    • Excellent communication skills; ability to communicate effectively and clearly, and collaborate with other disciplines

     Helpful skills and experience:

    • Experience programming in a functional language (Scala, Haskell, Lisp, etc.)
    • Familiarity with the concepts involved in running cloud-based applications on platforms such as Amazon Web Services
    • Experience with the pharmaceutical industry
    • Experience with the Lift web framework


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