Software Engineer Cytel Software
Department: Research and Development
Software Engineer Position Overview
We are seeking a software engineer and algorithm developer to join our software development team. We develop industry standard biostatistical software for the design and analysis of clinical trials. This is a critical and visible role with responsibility for the development of desktop based application products. As a member of a global software development team, you will be responsible for developing algorithms for statistical engines for our full suite of existing and future products.
As Software Engineer and Algorithm Developer, you will:
? Prepare, read and understand the product specifications and requirements
? Prepare software design according to specifications
? Design and plan unit testing of code
? Conduct code reviews and ensure quality of coding
? Interact with the company's statisticians for clarity of specifications, schedule, etc.
Desired Skills and Experience
The ideal candidate will have an MS Statistics or a BS Statistics/Computer Science and between 2 to 5 years of hands-on experience in development of statistical or mathematical software. Good communications, a strong technical background, the ability to work independently, and some applied statistics training relevant to the clinical trials or health research environment are required. Candidates must live within commutable distance from Cambridge, MA.
Additional skills include:
? Sound experience in C++/VC+
? Strong in both OOAD concepts and logical analysis and development
? Track record in the development of algorithms for statistical and/or mathematical applications a plus
? Exposure to performance tuning, parallel computing, and analysis of genetics data are highly desirable
? Knowledge of AOP, ORM, and MVC frameworks on .Net platform is highly desirable
Cytel sets the industry standard for biostatistical software for the design and analysis of clinical trials. We do this by improving the design and implementation of clinical trials through the innovative application of statistical science, operations research and information technology. Rigorously tested and continuously validated in practice, our software is used at thousands of pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device companies, and leading independent research institutes globally.
At Cytel we believe the clinical development of drugs, biologics and devices is crucial for human welfare. Our mission is to improve success rates in this endeavor. We do this principally by improving the design and implementation of clinical trials.
We believe that if you don?t get the trial design right, nothing else matters. While we may be best known for our pioneering work in adaptive trials, our clinical research customers increasingly rely on us for strategic consulting, statistical programming and our end-to-end data management capabilities.
Our knowledge is available in the form of both software and consultative services. This knowledge, supported by our trial implementation know-how, is what makes Cytel different.
All the major pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device companies are our customers. We also count amongst our customers and research partners the leaders in academia, medical institutions and international regulatory agencies.
Compensation & Benefits
Cytel offers a competitive salary-based package, bonus, comprehensive medical and dental benefits, plus a contributing 401K plan.
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