30+ days ago


Gaithersburg, MD


Reference # :20-01748Title :Software Engineer with Pharmaceutical / Science
Location :Gaithersburg, MD
Position Type :Contract
Experience Level :Start Date / End Date :11/16/2020 / 05/14/2021 

Will be remote until Client's office reopens, then must be able to be on site.

Project Description:
Client is currently looking for a Software Engineer to join our Science and Enabling Units IT Solution Delivery Team. This role requires someone that code on a daily basis, is self-motivated, and has a passion for development. We'll rely on the consultant to bring their technical acumen to help the team continue to deliver world class solutions.

Our team is expanding and taking on a significant amount of responsibility. We thrive on having teammates who are a pleasure to work with. To us, this means having humility, taking accountability for your work and your team, feeling the need to continually raise the expectations of yourself and others, and lastly being a true engineer who can solve complex problems. Simply said, we seek to make an addition to the team that makes us better.

As a software engineer, you will be providing optimum solutions to the customer requirements. You will be part of a team and will be working with other Software Engineers, Leads, and Architects to design, build, test and deploy software solutions. Your responsibilities include understanding requirements, coding using best practices, ensuring proper code coverage, participating in peer code reviews and delivering/deploying the solution. You will also be coordinating with different teams as needed for integrations.

Required Skills:
A person in this role must have deep technical skills, along with the ability and willingness to learn new skills and technologies in a fast-paced environment. Here are a few skills we are looking for in a person for this role.
  • Expertise in application development (Windows and Web) is a core requirement for this position. Proficiency with relevant programming languages such as VB.Net or C#.
  • Experience with REST APIs and general API design and usage.
  • Knowledgeable about MVC web application design, experience using .NET Core for MVC application development (HTML, JavaScript and C#).
  • Thorough understanding of database architecture and experience in creating normalized databases.
  • Experience working with relational databases, understanding of NoSQL and graph databases.
  • Developing automated solutions for the requirements that are generated by Software Leads and Project Managers.
  • Ability to learn complex work flows that may deal with scientific data in large quantities.
  • Ability to communicate system related information to stakeholders.
  • Problem solving skills through research, brainstorming or group discussion.

Nice To Have Skills:
  • Knowledge of .NET Core AWS Lambda Function development (C#/Python) is a plus.
  • Experience with networking instruments that produce discreet or continuous data.
  • Exposure to biopharmaceutical R&D systems and data structures.
  • Experience working with a multi-national project team.

Educational Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Computer Engineering, Computer Science or Information Systems.
  • Minimum 3 years' experience with Masters.
  • Minimum 5 years' experience with Bachelors.

This 6+ month position starts ASAP.

Please E-MAIL your resume (attachment to email) with rate and availability to Bridget:


Source: Alpha Consulting Corp.

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Alpha Consulting Corp.

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Company Size

100 to 499 employees


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