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Software Architect

  1. Blue Bell
JR118207
  1. Engineering
  2. ICON Full Service & Corporate Support
  3. Hybrid: Office/Remote

About the role

At ICON, it’s our people that set us apart. Our diverse teams enable us to become a better partner to our customers and help us to fulfil our mission to advance and improve patients’ lives.


Our ‘Own It’ culture is driven by four key values that bring us together as individuals and set us apart as an organization: Accountability & Delivery, Collaboration, Partnership, and Integrity. We want to be the Clinical Research Organization that delivers excellence to our clients and to patients at every touchpoint. In short, to be the partner of choice in drug development.


That’s our vision. We’re driven by it. And we need talented people who share it.
If you’re as driven as we are, join us. You’ll be working in a dynamic and supportive environment, with some of the brightest and the friendliest people in the sector, and you’ll be helping shape an industry.

The Role

We are currently seeking a Software Architect to join our diverse and dynamic team. As a Software Architect you will be responsible for designing and developing software solutions, ensuring architectural integrity and consistency across our products. This role involves leading the technical direction of projects, mentoring junior engineers, and collaborating with cross-functional teams to deliver high-quality software that meets business needs and user expectations.

What you will be doing 

  • Lead the design, development, and implementation of software systems and components, managing complex projects across multiple teams.

  • Mentor junior and senior engineers, providing guidance and feedback to ensure high-quality software development practices.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams including product management, UI/UX designers, and customer support to understand requirements, define software specifications, and ensure successful project outcomes.

  • Drive the adoption of best practices in code health, testing, and maintainability. Analyze and improve efficiency, scalability, and stability of various system resources.

  • Engage in innovative research and adopt new technologies to solve complex problems and improve our development environment.

  • Participate in code reviews, contributing to the company's engineering standards and best practices.

  • Ensure the robustness, performance, and failure characteristics of the system.

  • Keep up to date with the latest technologies and trends in software engineering.

Your profile 

  • 5+ years of experience in software development.

  • A master’s degree in a relevant field.

  • Experience with JavaScript (Typescript is a plus).

  • Experience with React.

  • Experience with Node Backends (NestJS is a plus)

  • AWS is a plus.

Benefits of Working in ICON:

Our success depends on the quality of our people. That’s why we’ve made it a priority to build a culture that rewards high performance and nurtures talent.
 

We offer very competitive salary packages. And to keep them competitive, we regularly benchmark them against our competitors. Our annual bonuses reflect delivery of performance goals – both ours and yours.
We also provide a range of health-related benefits to employees and their families and offer competitive retirement plans – and related benefits such as life assurance – so you can save and plan with confidence for the years ahead.
But beyond the competitive salaries and comprehensive benefits, you’ll benefit from an environment where you are encouraged to fulfil your sense of purpose and drive lasting change.

ICON is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.
If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know through the form below.

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