Sr. Full Stack Developer - Contract-to-Hire

Date: Mar 6, 2023

Location: MA, US

Company: Cytel Software Corporation

(This is a W4 remote role based in the USA or Canada - we are unable to offer C2C, C2H or sponsorship at this time.)


Join us in playing an important part in helping our clients drive healthcare forward and ultimately improve human health outcomes!

As a leader in next generation, data-driven pharmaceutical services, Cytel is shaping the future of drug development. We deliver innovative analytical software for statistical analysis and simulation, best-in-class data science analytics services, and high-end statistical consulting. Our culture is inclusive, collaborative, and results-driven with a shared commitment to quality. With operations across North America, Europe, and India, Cytel hires passionate and talented people who share its mission of ensuring the clinical development of safe and effective medicines.

Your Impact:

This is a Contract-to-hire position: the initial contract for up to 9 month may be converted to permanent position based on performance and project needs.


As a (remote) Sr. Full Stack Developer, you will contribute to the development of our innovative and market-leading clinical development product suite that helps our customers to design, model, and simulate complex innovative clinical trials with the potential to create significant value for sponsors and patients by increasing their probability of success and accelerating time to market.


We are looking for a Sr. Full Stack Developer to produce scalable, dynamic, interactive, and user-friendly software solutions. You’ll be part of a cross-functional team that is responsible for the full software development life cycle, from conception to deployment.


You should be very comfortable in front-end (JavaScript or TypeScript) and back-end (C#) languages, development frameworks (React.js, Angular, Bootstrap, .NET Core), and relational databases (MSSQL Server,  PostgreSQL). You should also be a team player with experience mentoring junior developers.

Summary of Job Responsibilities:

  • Perform hands-on frontend/backend development using C# and .NET Core and front-end technologies, such as Angular or React. Develop modules, maintain design artifacts, and help ensure testability and other applicable non-functional requirements
  • Work with UX designers and architects to build rich, dynamic, and highly interactive scientific applications
  • Design modules / services / APIs, maintain design artifacts and help ensure testability and other applicable non-functional requirements
  • Ensure code maintainability, modularity, and high performance by reviewing the implementation regularly and refactoring the code base as needed
  • Ensure high code quality by performing automated unit testing with high code coverage, regular code reviews, and following coding guidelines and good coding practices
  • Troubleshoot and debug software ensuring high quality deliverables
  • Estimate and plan own work and deliver as per the plan
  • Prepare all necessary design, code, and other technical documentation
  • Mentor junior developers on best coding practices ensuring quality of their deliverables
  • Follow all SOPs, face process audits, and address any findings in a timely manner
  • Analyze level 2/3 technical support queries and ensure a quick turnaround on such queries
  • Make technical presentations at internal / external forums, learn about emerging trends / methodologies / technologies and share knowledge with others in the team
  • Experience with indicate React.js AND Angular required


Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

  • 3 to 4+ years of proven experience as a Full Stack Developer or similar role with a total development experience of 6/8+ years
  • Strong hands-on experience of developing complex, multi-tenant web applications (SaaS development experience preferred)
  • Strong experience with C#, .NET Core, API design and implementation
  • Good understanding of databases (e.g. PostgreSQL, SQL Server), web servers (e.g. Apache), and UI/UX design
  • Proficiency with programming in React.js or Angular
  • Knowledge of source control & versioning tools like BitBucket, Git, etc.
  • Proficiency with unit testing
  • Experience mentoring junior team members effectively on architecture and coding
  • Experience of working in Agile teams and knowledge of frameworks like Scrum
  • Excellent verbal and written English communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and collaborative mindset
  • Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) or equivalent STEM degree

Optional Skills and Experience (preferred but not mandatory):

  • Comfortable with front-end languages and libraries (e.g. HTML/ CSS, JavaScript (ES6))
  • Experience working with R code and/or Python
  • Experience with Entity Framework Core ORM
  • Experience of developing applications for Microsoft Azure
  • Knowledge of tools used for code profiling, detecting memory leaks and overruns, and static code analysis
  • Familiarity with project management & collaboration tools like Jira, Confluence, MS Teams, etc.

What’s in it for you:

  • You will have the opportunity to play an integral role helping our clients and the industry shape the future of drug development
  • You will be part of an exciting new chapter in Cytel’s history with high growth and opportunities
  • Work in an environment designed for an entrepreneurially minded person with a lot of energy, ideas, and the courage to implement
  • Work with and leverage the best and brightest minds in the industry