Lead Software Developer - Research & Development IT

Regeneron Pharmaceuticals
Aug 13, 2017
Aug 14, 2017
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Summary

Known for its scientific and operational excellence, Regeneron is a leading science-based biopharmaceutical company that discovers, invents, develops, manufactures, and commercializes medicines for the treatment of serious medical conditions. Regeneron commercializes medicines for eye diseases, high LDL-cholesterol, atopic dermatitis and a rare inflammatory condition and has product candidates in development in other areas of high unmet medical need, including rheumatoid arthritis, asthma, pain, cancer and infectious diseases.

The Lead Software Developer enables science by leading the architecture, design, implementation, testing, deployment, and maintenance of new and existing custom applications to provide capabilities that are not available from commercial vendors.

Partner with Research & Development leadership, serve as the technical leader for the development teams, and translate scientific business needs into strategic applications that add demonstrable value to the scientific operations of Research & Development at Regeneron.

Our stack currently consists primarily of Ruby on Rails, Angular 2, Red Hat Linux, Apache, Ansible, MySQL, Oracle, and MongoDB.


* Collaborate with and influence others to build the next generation of applications to support the ever evolving needs of Regeneron's scientists

* Lead the team in architectural and design discussions, and the sharing of technical topics

* Drive adoption of best practices in code health, testing, and maintainability

* Understand business needs to help define the strategy for delivering capabilities within a biopharmaceutical research and development organization

* Collaborate with corporate IT teams, vendor partners, internal collaborators, and architects to deliver solution


* Bachelor's degree in computer science or related field required

* 8+ years combined experience in software development and science required

* Demonstrated ability to take features and products from concept to completion

* Experienced designing and implementing complex, scalable solutions

* Able to work at all levels of the application stack, including back-end, front-end, and operations

* Proponent of working using TDD, Agile/XP practices, and CI/CD pipelines

* Interest in and experience mentoring junior developers and driving technical discussions

* Experience working in a research environment of a pharmaceutical / biotechnology organization is highly desired

Personal Attributes:

* Excellent interpersonal and collaboration skills

* Excellent analytical and creative problem-solving skills

* Logical and efficient, with keen attention to detail

* Experience working in a team-oriented, collaborative research & development environment

This is an opportunity to join our select team that is already leading the way in the Pharmaceutical/Biotech industry. Apply today and learn more about Regeneron's unwavering commitment to combining good science & good business.

To all agencies: Please, no phone calls or emails to any employee of Regeneron about this opening. All resumes submitted by search firms/employment agencies to any employee at Regeneron via-email, the internet or in any form and/or method will be deemed the sole property of Regeneron, unless such search firms/employment agencies were engaged by Regeneron for this position and a valid agreement with Regeneron is in place. In the event a candidate who was submitted outside of the Regeneron agency engagement process is hired, no fee or payment of any kind will be paid.

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

Requisition Number: 9222BRPosted by StartWire