Medidata is leading the digital transformation of life sciences with the world's most-used platform for clinical development, commercial and real-world data. Powered by artificial intelligence and delivered by #1 ranked industry experts, the Intelligent Platform for Life Sciences helps pharmaceutical, biotech, medical device companies and academic researchers accelerate value, minimize risk and optimize outcomes. Medidata serves more than 1,000 customers and partners worldwide and empowers more than 100,000 certified users every day to create hope for millions of patients. Discover the future of life sciences: www.mdsol.com
We know that diverse teams win and are fully committed to selecting leaders and employees that represent the markets in which we operate. We are still led by our Co-founders, Tarek Sherif and Glen de Vries, and have global operations in US, Europe and Asia with over 2000 employees.
Manage testing for complex software projects, directing the activity of Testers directly, ensuring that testing is carried out in the most efficient and effective way possible. Foster and Lead good working relationship with Application Engineers, Project Mangers, Product Managers and other stakeholders in the development of high quality software. Provide leadership and direction to the team to create and execute comprehensive test plans appropriate to function, product, enhancements, etc. being tested. Provide recommendations regarding issues, processes and procedures both internally and externally. Responsible for test activities including identifying scenarios for test plans; use of automated testing tools; session based exploratory testing; review and root cause analysis for discrepancies found in test results. Demonstrate knowledge in technology and operational methods. Responsible for hiring and developing employees to ensure that the testing is carried out in accordance with the company's business processes. Provide coaching and leadership to staff on testing practices.
+ Manage and Lead a team of Testers for one or more products.
+ Lead the design and development of test strategies, plans, scenarios, and charters.
+ Evaluate and report on testing and test results as they relate to product and project health,
+ value, and risk for product releases.
+ Support the introduction of new testing methodologies, optimizing testing approach and
+ leveraging context driven and exploratory testing principles.
+ Coach and mentor team members, and peer group on software testing.
+ Coach, develop and recruit testing team to keep up with software release cycles and company growth.
+ 7 years of IT experience.
+ Experience coaching and mentoring others in testing
+ Experience formulating and implementing testing strategies
+ Proficient in Context Driven and Rapid Software Testing practices.
+ Experience with automated testing tools, software development and testing methodologies.
+ Prioritization skills and the ability to work within tight timelines.
+ Project management and people management skills.
+ Independent thinker with keen attention to detail.
+ Ability to work through complex tasks with minimal supervision.
+ Experience with regulatory compliance, FDA, and 21 CFR Part 11 is an asset.
**Your Education & Experience:**
+ Bachelors degree required; or equivalent years of experience in IT
Medidata is making a real difference in the lives of patients everywhere by accelerating critical drug and medical device development, enabling life-saving drugs and medical devices to get to market faster. Our products sit at the convergence of the Technology and Life Sciences industries, one of most exciting areas for global innovation. Nine of the top 10 best-selling drugs in 2017 were developed on the Medidata platform.
Medidata's solutions have powered over 14,000 clinical trials giving us the largest collection of clinical trial data in the world. With this asset, we pioneer innovative, advanced applications and intelligent data analytics, bringing an unmatched level of quality and efficiency to clinical trials enabling treatments to reach waiting patients sooner.
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