Sr. Manager, Software Engineering - Opus Platform

Job Locations US-MA-North Reading
Posted Date 2 months ago(6/7/2021 9:32 AM)
Job ID
Engineering - Development & Architecture


Sr. Manager, Opus Platform


TraceLink operates the world’s only integrated Digital Supply Network for the life sciences

industry, today utilized by more than 1,300 healthcare organizations, pharmaceutical

companies, and 275,000+ of their business partners to ensure that safe medicines reach the

patients who rely on them. With the release of its Opus Digital Network Platform in 2021,

TraceLink will foster an ecosystem of customers and partners that utilize the Opus Platform to build digital networks through multi-enterprise applications that seamlessly link companies, people, processes, and systems to create a more patient-centric, agile supply chain.





As a Senior Manager, Opus Platform, you will be responsible for building, running, and maintaining a set of platform data services and capabilities to support a class of system and multi-enterprise applications that facilitate B2B data exchange and help improve the efficacy and visibility of business transactions up and down the pharmaceutical and ultimately other supply chains. This role will provide vision and leadership, and is tasked with emerging critical parts of the Opus Platform, while improving, recruiting and developing high performing teams.

The complexity of this position requires a leadership approach that is engaging, imaginative, and collaborative, with the ability to develop scalable, supportable, maintainable, robust, and high performing solutions that meet our customers’ requirements.


You will:

  • Participate in development and delivery of a comprehensive software and product development strategy, architecture, and solutions
  • Drive execution on the design, building, deployment, and maintenance of platform data services and components. 
  • Work closely with the architecture team to evolve the OPUS Platform architecture.  
  • Accurately estimate tasks and provide regular status updates as part of our scrum-based, Agile development process


  • 5+ years experience managing and leading teams to accomplish shared goals
  • Direct experience with RocksDB, a high performance embedded database, or other similar embedded databases
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to communicate effectively and clearly, and
  • collaborate with other disciplines
  • Experience managing multiple teams in delivering on time and with quality
  • Expertise in building and supporting large, enterprise-scale, mission-critical business applications
  • Experience operating and debugging complex, distributed systems
  • Experience building systems incrementally so that they can be demoed and tested on an
  • ongoing basis
  • Strong project management skills
  • BS degree in computer science or engineering or equivalent
  • Track-record for delivering software projects on-time and with few defects


Bonus Material:

  • Passionate about learning new technologies
  • Embraces iterative development and test-first philosophy
  • Understanding of microservice architectures and reactive architectures
  • Experience developing complex systems using Agile methodologies in a fast-paced environment
  • Demonstrated track record interacting and negotiating with Product Management


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