Senior Software Engineer (Ruby on Rails)

Senior Software Engineer (Ruby on Rails)


United States Remote

United Kingdom Remote

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Full time

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The Full Stack Developer R&D will provide software design, development, and application support for Clario products whilst adhering to departmental SOPs.

Clario is a 50+ year old company that delivers industry leading clinical trial endpoint technology solutions. The future of clinical trials is vibrant, with new technologies revolutionizing what’s possible. From new trial modes to faster and integrated evidence and findings, our innovative clinical trial solutions mean we can unlock better evidence.

The Senior Full Stack Developer will provide software design, development, and application support for the TAP (Trial Application Platform) for both currently released software and new features and functions. Tap is a SaaS web application and serves clients across the globe.

We are a remote team creating web software to manage the different phases of clinical trials. Our team consists of experts working on the full life cycle of product development. We focus on flexibility; our platform allows almost any configuration, covering client needs without additional development efforts while following strict industry regulations. Doctors, nurses, managers, and many other roles all over the globe use our platform to manage clinical trials led by world-famous pharmaceutical companies.

What You’ll be doing

  • We are fully remote. This means you get to do your own schedule no matter the timezone
  • We follow agile practices utilizing the scrum framework
  • We have around 12 developers, mostly fullstack (We encourage and give the resources and mentorship to learn a new stack)
  • Feature development is done in cross-functional teams of up to 7 people
  • Apart from developing features for clients, we also keep up to date with the latest technologies by dedicating time to refactoring
  • You will be working on new and existing feature development to help evolve the platform to meet new business cases
  • Write testable and readable code
  • Advocate for great UI and UX
  • Perform code reviews to spread your knowledge and learn from others
  • Document system behavior and do knowledge-sharing sessions
  • Collaborate with others on the team and suggest how we can work together better
  • Collaborate with the Product to find optimal solutions and break large projects into manageable releasable parts
  • Continuously improve our code and product quality
  • Understand clinical processes and trials, using this knowledge to build better solutions

What we look for

  • Previous experience working as an Engineer/Developer, 5+ years of experience
  • Deep knowledge of Ruby and Javascript
  • Deep knowledge of Rails and React
  • Experience writing meaningful tests for Ruby code (Rspec or Minitest)
  • Experience writing meaningful tests for Javascript code (Jest and React Testing Library or Enzyme)
  • Good communication skills and proficiency in both spoken and written English
  • Ability to find the balance between ideal code and working code
  • Ability to differentiate a badly designed system from a good one
  • Experience structuring projects and finding technical solutions
  • Curiosity and motivation to learn, with a pragmatic approach to problem-solving

Join our team as we push boundaries and bring innovation to life sciences. At the core of our vision is one goal, and that is creating end-to-end products that enable our clients to focus on what they do best – discover novel types of therapies. As a strongly focused, distributed team, we are driven by enthusiasm for working on cutting-edge solutions and problems. We must solve problems to enable our client’s amazing breakthroughs in clinical trial phases. If you want to join our mission-driven team working on enabling faster improvements in drug discovery, send us your CV.

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description represent the major responsibilities of the position. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned, as required. Clario reserves the right to amend or change this job description to meet the needs of Clario. This job description and any attachments do not constitute or represent a contract. The Department Head has the discretion to hire personnel with a combination of experience and education, which may vary from the above listed qualifications.