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Senior Technical Architect

Warsaw, Poland
Start date
21 May 2024
Closing date
14 Jun 2024

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Information Technology
Full Time
Contract Type
Experience Level
Experienced (non-manager)

Job Details

As a leading global contract research organization (CRO) with a passion for scientific rigor and decades of clinical development experience, Fortrea provides pharmaceutical, biotechnology, and medical device customers a wide range of clinical development, patient access and technology solutions across more than 20 therapeutic areas. With over 19,000 staff conducting operations in more than 90 countries, Fortrea is transforming drug and device development for partners and patients across the globe.

Job Overview:

As the Sr Technical Architect at Fortrea, you will work in cross-functional product teams to design and build web-based applications that directly impact drug development teams, clinical trial investigators and, ultimately, patients. The ideal candidate will have a passion for working in a fast-paced and dynamic environment, empathy for the end-user needs and a strong track record of developing .NET and JavaScript based solutions.

Summary of Responsibilities:
  • Design and architect Microservices and JavaScript based modern frontends.
  • Work closely with the product management and business teams to understand the needs of our customers and quickly iterate to improve the products.
  • Continuously look for new technologies and approaches that enhance our software products as we move toward cloud-based deployments leveraging containers and the latest .NET platform technologies.
  • Commitment to excellence, best practices, and the continuous improvement of user experience, code base, processes, innovation, and tools.
  • Have a voice and stake in the product by working in partnership with product teams on new ideas, designs, estimates and feature roadmaps.
  • Propose ways to utilize modern technologies to solve business problems.
  • Perform code reviews to ensure quality of programming through standards enforcement, peer code review and automated tools.
  • Guide junior developers in design, coding, configuration, testing and maintenance of software deliverables.

Qualifications (Minimum Required):
  • BS/MS in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or a related technical discipline. Equivalent and relevant experience may also be considered.
  • Proven experience (3+ years) as a Technical Architect with a focus on designing and implementing complex technical solutions.
  • Strong understanding of software architecture principles, design patterns, and best practices.
  • Expert in Cloud Platforms, Microservices, Micro frontends, Event Driven architecture design and implementation.
  • Expert in front end technologies AngularJS, Angular and other JavaScript frameworks
  • Proficiency with relational databases and SQL/NoSQL
  • Strong understanding of design for security, scalability, performance, and reliability

Experience (Minimum Required):
  • 12+ years of professional .NET or Java full-stack software development experience
  • Experience with agile software development methodologies (Scrum/Kanban)
  • Experience in communicating with users, technical teams, and senior management to collect requirements, describe software product features, technical designs, and product strategy.
  • Experience building cloud-based solutions in AWS or Azure

Preferred Qualifications Include:
  • Master’s degree in computer science, information technology, engineering, or a related field.
  • Experience in a Clinical Research Organization or healthcare-related industry.
  • Knowledge and understanding of advanced computing platforms common in healthcare industry.
  • Hands-on experience with emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence (AI), Machine Learning (ML) would be a plus.



Fortrea is actively seeking motivated problem-solvers and creative thinkers who share our passion for overcoming barriers in clinical trials. Our unwavering commitment is to revolutionize the development process, ensuring the swift delivery of life-changing ideas and therapies to patients in need. Join our exceptional team and embrace a collaborative workspace where personal growth is nurtured, enabling you to make a meaningful global impact. For more information about Fortrea, visit

Fortrea is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer:

As an EOE/AA employer, Fortrea strives for diversity and inclusion in the workforce and does not tolerate harassment or discrimination of any kind. We make employment decisions based on the needs of our business and the qualifications of the individual and do not discriminate based upon race, religion, color, national origin, gender (including pregnancy or other medical conditions/needs), family or parental status, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, personal appearance, age, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or any other legally protected characteristic. We encourage all to apply.

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