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Associate Software Engineer

Company: PAREXEL
Location: Nottingham
Reference: 38718BR
Closing Date: 22 Jan 18
Type: Permanent
Salary (£): Competitive
Benefits: Competitive Corporate Benefits including holiday, pension, life assurance and more

Job Summary:

Associate Software Engineer / graduate / Nottingham / C# / Oracle Database / SQL


PAREXEL Informatics is one of the industry’s leading solution providers and we help customers accelerate the drug development process through innovation. Our product portfolio is built on leading-edge technology and is combined with extensive medical and clinical expertise. As the technology business unit of PAREXEL International Corporation, we're able to leverage our massive investment in technology with our parent company's wealth of hands-on clinical expertise.

This role is based in our new modern state of the art office in Nottingham city centre which has excellent transport links.

The Associate Software Engineer role is a component of one of our main (RTSM)  Production teams. You will be responsible for the delivery of RTSM study builds, technical support throughout the maintenance phase of the study development lifecycle and further development of tools and applications to support the delivery function. The post holder must ensure the provision of 100% customer focus at all times.

Key Accountabilities:
Following training carry out work in accordance with relevant standard operating procedures and standards which may include but not limited to:

- Rotational member in any of the RTSM Production teams at the direction of the Production Services Management Team.
- Provide programming skills and expertise in the design and development of bespoke customer projects, change requests, reporting and technical support along with any production development activities.
- Be responsible for the quality and timeliness of personally assigned workload to agreed timelines, standards and defined requirements. Bringing to the attention of management any circumstances requiring urgent or specific attention at the earliest opportunity.
- Responsible for all of the unit testing of all code components produced.
- Work closely with project team members throughout the entire software development life cycle.
- Provision of technical advice to the internal and external study team, responding to technical queries in good time.
- Participate in annual review process.
- Delivering a positive, memorable and meaningful service which exceeds the expectations of both the internal and external customer.


- Knowledge of any of these software development languages and tools such as C#,, Java and SQL.
- Knowledge of Web/App Server environment i.e. Tomcat is preferable not essential
- Knowledge of relational databases, preferably Oracle is desirable.
- Familiarity with the software development lifecycle and testing methodologies.
- Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines.
- Ability to work and communicate in a project team environment.
- Ability to interpret and question project requirements documentation.
- Ability to produce clear and concise technical documentation.

- Degree or higher degree in Computer Science, Engineering or related discipline,
- Or equivalent work experience and have a demonstrable experience and interest in programming using any of the industry standard languages.

Language Skills
- A sound working knowledge of written and spoken English is required to ensure full communication within project teams and complete understanding of project specifications, test plans and other project documentation.

Minimum Work Experience
- Knowledge of working in a structured software development life cycle environment preferred but not essential.
- Previous programming / development / software engineering experience  is preferred but not essential. 
- Knowledge of C#, SQL & Oracle Database are ideal.

In return we will be able to offer you a structured career pathway and development within the role including awareness and understanding of the industry. Your hard work will be rewarded with a competitive salary and benefits package including 25 days holiday per year, pension scheme, life assurance, long term disability insurance, a health cash plan and other leading edge benefits that you would expect with a company of this type.

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Contact Information:

Address:  PAREXEL International
The Quays
101-105 Oxford Road
Tel:  +44 1895 238000
Fax:  +44 1895 238494
Website:  Visit Our Web Site

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