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Senior Software Engineer, UX Engineering

Company: Gsk
Location: Cambridge
Posted on: July 5, 2024

Job Description:

The Onyx Research Data Platform organization represents a major investment by GSK R&D and Digital & Tech, designed to deliver a step- change in our ability to leverage data, knowledge, and prediction to find new medicines. We are a full-stack shop consisting of product and portfolio leadership, data engineering, infrastructure and DevOps, data / metadata / knowledge platforms, and AI/ML and analysis platforms, all geared toward:Building a next-generation data experience for GSK's scientists, engineers, and decision-makers, increasing productivity, and reducing time spent on 'data mechanics'.Providing best-in-class AI/ML and data analysis environments to accelerate our predictive capabilities and attract top-tier talent.Aggressively engineering our data at scale to unlock the value of our combined data assets and predictions in real-timeThe Senior Software Engineer will play a pivotal role in advancing the technological landscape of GSK, specifically focusing on the design, delivery, and ongoing support of state-of-the-art data driven applications. This role requires a blend of leadership and hands-on technical expertise. The ideal candidate will be responsible for leading the development, deployment, and maintenance of high-performance applications tailored to meet the unique needs of our scientific user base. This includes collaborating with cross-functional teams to understand user requirements, designing scalable and efficient application architectures, and ensuring the integration of cutting-edge data analytics and tools. The role demands a proactive approach to staying abreast of the latest technological advancements in application development and software engineering practices, ensuring that our applications not only meet current demands but are also forward compatible with emerging scientific and technological trends.The Senior Software Engineer will also be responsible for mentoring a team of developers. This includes technical coaching, code review and ensuring adherence to best practices in software development lifecycle management. The role also encompasses the maintenance and support of existing applications, guaranteeing security, high availability, reliability, and optimal performance. The ideal candidate should demonstrate a strong track record in large-scale, application development with a keen understanding of how data-driven applications can accelerate innovation. Strong communication skills, both technical and non-technical, are essential to effectively liaise with various stakeholders, including management, IT teams, and scientific personnel, to align technology solutions with business strategies and scientific objectives.Key responsibilities for the Senior Software Engineer, UX Engineering include:Lead the development, deployment, and maintenance of full-stack, data-driven, cloud applications that serve our scientific community.Develop, measure, and monitor key metrics for all applications and services and consistently seek to iterate on and improve them.Operate and support applications deployed in a production environment.Take loosely defined mock-ups and producing rapid MVPs through to production grade experiences.Mentor junior engineers to develop their technical skills and interpersonal skills.Champion standards and the development of quality software through test automation and best software engineering practices.Work with product teams on product roadmaps and developing end user requirements.Drives a culture of innovation, transparency, and trust.Operate within a qualified environment with a patient first mentality. Why you?Basic Qualifications:We are looking for professionals with these required skills to achieve our goals:PhD + 2 years, Masters + 4 years, or Bachelors + 6 yearsExperience in front-end technologies: JavaScript, Typescript, React.js, Angular.js or similar.Experience with API development using technologies and standards like REST/GraphQL/GRPC or similarKnowledge of one or more common web backend language: e.g., Python, Scala, Java, Javascript (Node.js)Experience in an open-source web framework preferably implemented in JS, TypeScript, Python, Java, Scala, or similar.Preferred Qualifications:If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:Developing and deploying applications in a cloud environment like Google Cloud (preferred), AWS, AzureExperience in an open-source web framework preferably implemented in JS, TypeScript, Python, Java, Scala, or similar.Experience with Authentication & Authorisation Mechanisms e.g OAuth2Application experience of CI/CD implementations using git and a common CI/CD stack (e.g., Jenkins, CircleCI, GitLab, Azure DevOps)Experience with modern software development tools / ways of working (e.g. git/GitHub, DevOps tools, metrics / monitoring, )Experience in agile software development and common environments such as Jira and ConfluenceKnowledge of database modelling, database concepts and SQLExperience with data visualization frameworks like D3.js, Plotly, Matplotlib, or similar The annual base salary for new hires in this position ranges from $153,000 to $207,000 taking into account a number of factors including work location, the candidate's skills, experience, education level and the market rate for the role. In addition, this position offers an annual bonus and eligibility to participate in our share based long term incentive program which is dependent on the level of the role. Available benefits include health care and other insurance benefits (for employee and family), retirement benefits, paid holidays, vacation, and paid caregiver/parental and medical leave.Please visit GSK US Benefits Summary to learn more about the comprehensive benefits program GSK offers US employees.Why GSK?Uniting science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together.GSK is a global biopharma company with a special purpose - to unite science, technology and talent to get ahead of disease together - so we can positively impact the health of billions of people and deliver stronger, more sustainable shareholder returns - as an organisation where people can thrive. We prevent and treat disease with vaccines, specialty and general medicines. We focus on the science of the immune system and the use of new platform and data technologies, investing in four core therapeutic areas (infectious diseases, HIV, respiratory/ immunology and oncology).Our success absolutely depends on our people. While getting ahead of disease together is about our ambition for patients and shareholders, it's also about making GSK a place where people can thrive. We want GSK to be a place where people feel inspired, encouraged and challenged to be the best they can be. A place where they can be themselves - feeling welcome, valued, and included. Where they can keep growing and look after their wellbeing. So, if you share our ambition, join us at this exciting moment in our journey to get Ahead Together.If you require an accommodation or other assistance to apply for a job at GSK, please contact the GSK Service Centre at 1- (US Toll Free) or +1 (outside US).GSK is an Equal Opportunity Employer and, in the US, we adhere to Affirmative Action principles. This ensures that all qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, age, disability, genetic information, military service, covered/protected veteran status or any other federal, state or local protected class.Important notice to Employment businesses/ AgenciesGSK does not accept referrals from employment businesses and/or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site. All employment businesses/agencies are required to contact GSK's commercial and general procurement/human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to GSK. The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business/ agency and GSK. In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business/agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of GSK. GSK shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses/agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site.Please note that if you are a US Licensed Healthcare Professional or Healthcare Professional as defined by the laws of the state issuing your license, GSK may be required to capture and report expenses GSK incurs, on your behalf, in the event you are afforded an interview for employment. This capture of applicable transfers of value is necessary to ensure GSK's compliance to all federal and state US Transparency requirements. For more information, please visit GSK's Transparency Reporting For the Record Jobble

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