Senior Software Engineer

Title: Senior Software Engineer

Location: Outside North America

Type: Remote

Workplace: remote

Category: Engineering

Job Description:

Who We Are

Vial is a next-generation, tech-first CRO delivering faster, more efficient clinical trials at dramatically lower costs for biotech sponsors. Our mission is to empower scientists to discover groundbreaking scientific therapeutics that help people live happier, healthier lives.

We are more than just a CRO — we are “doers”. We are reimagining clinical trials and have assembled a talented team of executives from Silicon Valley and industry-leading CROs. Together, we have built a global, full-service CRO powered by intuitive end-to-end technology.

Vial operates across multiple Therapeutic Areas (Dermatology CRO, Ophthalmology CRO, Oncology CRO, Gastroenterology CRO, Neurology CRO, Cardiology CRO, Medical Device CRO, Rare Disease CRO, and Digital Therapeutics CRO).

Vial is a San Francisco, California-based company founded by Simon Burns and Andrew Brackin in October 2020. Since our founding, we have become a fast-growing company of 100+ employees with over $100 million in funding.

Vial is building towards a more efficient future for clinical trials. By deploying technology in every step of a trial, we are driving efficiencies in speed and cost that we pass on to innovative biotech startups. Ready to join us on our journey to reimagine clinical trials?

Overview

As a Senior Software Engineer at Vial, you’ll play a crucial role in building end-to-end products that power clinical trials. Working alongside a nimble team, you’ll have the opportunity to make a real impact on the industry. We’re looking for people who are passionate about technology and excited to bring their expertise to our team. We need individuals who can figure out the best way to get things done, especially when it matters most, and who are ambitious in their pursuit of career growth and success.

Key Responsibilities

  • Helping to establish the vision for Vial’s technical architecture and stack
  • Helping to lead large projects from idea to launch
  • Mentor junior and mid-level engineers
  • Writing well-crafted, well-tested, readable, and maintainable code and documentation
  • Providing input on roadmap and future plans
  • Partnering with our product and business teams to deliver ongoing value to clinics, patients, and pharmaceutical companies through innovative technology solutions
  • Continuously improving engineering processes, tools, and systems that allow us to scale the code base and ship impactful features faster
  • Staying up to date with emerging technologies, industry trends, and best practices

Who You Are

  • 5 years of experience with full stack engineering (internships, side projects, etc.)
  • Experience working with Javascript and widely adopted libraries/frameworks (ie React, Express)
  • Experience working with one or more general purpose programming languages (TypeScript, Python, C#, etc)
  • Ability to work regular US working hours (East or West Coast)
  • History of shipping high quality products and features at scale
  • Knowledgeable about modern web technologies and testing frameworks
  • Experience working with databases
  • Ability to pick up new tools quickly
  • Entrepreneurial mindset, experience in startup environment preferred
  • Experience with healthcare or clinical trials is a plus

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Why You’ll Love Working At Vial

Innate curiosity. At our core, we embody an insatiable curiosity. Our journey into the realm of clinical trials was ignited by a firsthand understanding of the challenges involved. This innate curiosity drives us to constantly innovate, seek fresh ideas, and bring our vision of reimagining clinical trials to life.

Fostering autonomy. Autonomy is our guiding principle. We firmly believe that when team members are entrusted with autonomy, they unleash their true potential. Our culture fosters an environment where each individual takes ownership of their domain, empowering them to make a profound impact.

The pursuit of mastery. We are dedicated to cultivating mastery. We understand the value of honing expertise in a craft. The pursuit of mastery, coupled with a deep sense of pride in one’s workmanship, fuels our unwavering commitment to tackle intricate challenges. At Vial, we foster a culture of highly autonomous professionals, each an expert in their field, collaborating on an immensely demanding endeavor together.

Move fast, stay humble. Our strength lies in agility and humility. We firmly believe that intellectual honesty and a nimble mindset are the pillars of success. By staying adaptable and open-minded to all solutions, we tackle obstacles head-on, remaining humble in the face of adversity. This enables us to surmount the hurdles that confront us at every twist and turn.