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Software Engineer

UK-Milton Park
Temporary
Reference: 046652
This vacancy has now expired.
Description

Software Engineer 


Location: This role can be based anywhere in Europe (Office based or Home-based)

Duration: 6 Month Contract 

Department: Software Engineer ICON Language Services

 

ICON Language Services group is looking for an experienced Software Engineer/Web Developer to join our team.

 

What you’d get

•The choice of full-time working from home

•Flexible working hours: quality and consistency of output are more important to us than clocking in at 9am and out at 5pm.

•The chance to attend relevant industry conferences and workshops.

•Work on long-term bespoke software projects. You’ll have a major input into the design and architecture of all of Language Services’ software projects.

•Have the opportunity to have a say in the technical direction of the Language Services group.

•Support to develop your technical skills and interests.

 

What we need from you

•Experience in all of the following areas:

•Written & spoken English

•Object-oriented PHP

•Testing including Test-Driven Development (TDD)

•Commercial awareness and experience in using technology to solve real business problems

•Independence and self-sufficiency

•Web technologies such as HTTP, HTML, JavaScript, AJAX, CSS, etc.

•Relational databases including MySQL

•Version control systems (i.e. Git) and related technologies

•Plus some of the following areas:

•CakePHP

•Build tools such as Ant, Phinx, Gulp, etc.

•Continuous Integration tools such as Jenkins/TeamCity, etc.



About ICON

ICON Clinical Research is a global provider of outsourced development services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology and medical device industries. We specialise in the strategic development, management and analysis of programs that support Clinical Development - from compound selection to Phase I-IV clinical studies.

 

ICON Language Services is uniquely situated as the only ISO17100-certified translation services provider within a top-10 CRO. We specialize in all aspects of clinical translation and linguistic validation, from clinical trial protocols to PROs for generating FDA compliant data. ICON Language Services supports ICON’s vision to be the global partner of choice by improving the global translation management system in which study teams work.

 

About you

•You have demonstrable experience of building web-based applications in a commercial environment, possibly in a variety of roles in the software development industry.

•You have strong opinions on best practices, experience in putting these into place in your work and are driven to develop your own skills and stay up-to-date.

•You are a good communicator, especially with non-technical people, and are skilled at translating business problems into technical solutions.

•You have access to previous examples of your work and are willing for us to approach previous employers or clients for testimonials/references.

•Home-based: you have a private, dedicated home-working space



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