United BioSource Corporation.

Software Development Engineer

Location
Blue Bell, US
Salary
Competitive
Posted
07 Jan 2021
Closes
06 Feb 2021
Ref
2446
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Permanent
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)


Brief Description:

The Software Development Engineer uses in-depth knowledge and experience to oversee the writing and modifying of complex software application programs. This position will create detailed specifications or designs, conduct quality assurance reviews of peer's application programming, and act as a resource for team members with less experience. The Software Development Engineer will code, test, debug, document and maintain software application programs. Requires direct interaction with IT vendor partners, business clients and other internal partners. Must be able to maintain professional and collaborative working relationships with all. Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective using existing solutions. Works independently receives minimal guidance. Frequently inter-organizational and vendor partner contacts. Represents the organization in providing solutions to difficult technical issues associated with specific projects.

Specific job duties:

  • Partner with a multiple vendors to create estimates and delivery plans for projects at a capability level.
  • Ensure quality of technology delivery of multiple vendors’ technology solutions for multiple concurrent projects at capability level.
  • Provide technology leadership and delivery accountability for solutions for multiple concurrent projects within an application family. (i.e. Claims, C&PS, or CS&DW)
  • Function as team leader with accountability:
    1. Setting direction to mature the technology associated with the team. Key aspect of this is “tech debt” removal when possible.
    2. Identify and implement process enhancement opportunities associated with supporting the application area.
    3. Recommend actions to increase UBC and vendor partner knowledge on team.
  • Serve as SME for components of the team.
  • Support activities of senior team members and architects to set direction for new technology components in the UBC environment.
  • Provide technical guidance to projects for components of a technology suites
  • Lead efforts to develop standard practices, components, guidelines for use of complex technology components.
  • Lead efforts to develop standard practices, components, guidelines for use of complex technology components.
  • Participate in action to determine root cause of problems and drive resolution.
  • Work on special projects as assigned.


Supervisory Responsibility:

0 Direct Report, 5+ Indirect Reports

Desired Skills and Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in related field or equivalent work experience
  • 5 – 8 years of relevant experience, or Master’s degree and 3 – 5 years of relevant experience; 1 – 2 years of UBC experience preferred
  • Complete understanding and wide application of technical principles, theories and concepts in the field
  • Ability to provide technical solutions to a wide range of difficult problems
  • Solutions are innovative, thorough, practical and consistent with organizational objectives
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Ability to lead discussions with all levels of the organization and provide balanced information of an idea or communication of an issue regardless of written or verbal
  • Familiarity with health care or PBM industry
  • Familiar with working in a vendor partner model
  • Ability to work flexible schedule to accommodate project deadlines
  • Strong mentoring skills
  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize work load and meet project deadlines
  • Adaptability and willingness to lean new tools and applications
  • Ability to adapt in a dynamic work environment and make independent decisions
  • Demonstrated team collaboration experience


ABOUT UBC

United BioSource Corporation (UBC) is a leading provider of pharmaceutical support services, partnering with life science companies to make medicine and medical products safer and more accessible. Our services support the full lifecycle of medicine and medical products, including development, commercialization, and long-term value and safety.

While UBC offers employment within Patient Support, Nursing, Pharmacy and Corporate, two main focus areas for the company are Clinical Development & Research and Safety & Risk Management. Members of the Clinical Development and Research teams help evaluate study protocol, target study population, recruit physicians and patients, and collect, clean, validate and report data. As a result, sponsors are able to submit findings to regulatory authorities or make a no-go decision in a timely and clear-cut manner. Additionally, our Safety and Risk Management teams develop, deliver, and report evidence to reinforce safe and appropriate product use.

Through our Patient Access services, we help patients begin therapy quickly and remain on therapy, building strong relationships with patients to ensure optimal care.
You can find out more by visiting

www.ubc.com

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