• Software Engineer

    Job Location US-MA-Boston
    M-F, 9-5
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    ERT is a global data and technology company that minimizes uncertainty and risk in clinical trials so that our customers can move ahead with confidence. With more than 45 years of clinical and therapeutic experience, ERT balances knowledge of what works with a vision for what’s next, so it can adapt without compromising standards. Powered by the company’s EXPERT® technology platform, ERT’s solutions enhance trial oversight, enable site optimization, increase patient engagement, and measure the efficacy of new clinical treatments while ensuring patient safety. Over the past four years, more than half of all FDA drug approvals came from ERT-supported studies. Pharma companies, Biotechs, and CROs have relied on ERT solutions in 9,500+ studies spanning three million patients to date. By identifying trial risks before they become problems, ERT enables customers to bring clinical treatments to patients quickly – and with confidence. For more information, go to or follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter, and Facebook. ERT is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA (US) with offices throughout the U.S., U.K., Germany, Switzerland, and Japan.


    ERT is hiring a Project Development Engineer (JavaScript) to be responsible for developing and helping to successfully deliver  project specific highly interactive applications for clinical research data acquisitions and data management that is deployed onto mobile devices which are distributed worldwide. 


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    ·         Develop and deploy LogPad and SitePad client applications according to specifications

    ·         Integrate LogPad and SitePad applications with the StudyWorks project specific databases

    ·         Participate as the software development member of a project team lead by a Project Manager and including contributors from SQE and Data Delivery

    ·         Contribute to the development of specifications, planning and deployment scheduling process and fulfill software development steps in a timely manner

    ·         Update and improve the functionality of standard libraries and development of semi-custom implementations for specific clients

    ·         Work closely with Product Development and Product Management on establishing requirements for new Product features as well as designing, developing and beta-testing new technologies

    ·         Provide peer reviews of code developed by other engineers

    ·         Help identify and drive the establishment of tools or others efforts which could increase the efficiency of delivering projects


    The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description represent the major responsibilities of the position.  Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned, as required.  This job description and any attachments do not constitute or represent a contract


    Qualifications and Skills Needed:


    Bachelor's in Computer Sciences, or related degree, or equivalent experience. 

    ·         4-7 years of enterprise application development experience using Java and JavaScript involving all aspects of the application

    ·         Full software development experience, from specification to delivery

    ·         Independent, responsible individual who can rapidly develop quality applications

    ·         Ability to learn quickly, work in a team environment, and demonstrate a quality attitude

    ·         Excellent oral and written communication skills

    ·         Ability to interact with customers on teleconferences and in-person meetings


      Bachelor's in Computer Sciences, or related degree, or equivalent experience. 


    ·         Mobile application development experience

    ·         Experience developing applications with XML, HTML, JavaScript and other Web technologies

    ·         Experience developing software for clinical trials or the pharmaceutical industry.

    ·         Developing software in a regulated environment (ISO 9001, FDA 21 CFR Part 11)

    ·         Visual C++, CodeWarrior, NetBeans, Eclipse, Visual Basic, ClearCase, SubVersion, ClearQuest, VSS, XML, XSL, SQL, JQuery

    We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 




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