2289 - Senior Software Engineer - C++
Cytel Inc
Pune, MH, IN
4d ago

Cytel provides unrivaled biostatistics and operations research knowledge to our customers in the life sciences industries in the form of both software and services.

At Cytel, we work hard to create successful careers with significant professional growth for our employees, as a result of which they work hard to make Cytel successful.

Cytel is a place where talent, experience, and integrity come together to advance the state of clinical development.

As a driven and experienced C++ 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.

A key feature of such software products is our proprietary engines software components that implement sophisticated and advanced statistical / mathematical algorithms (e.

g. simulations of complex adaptive trials) for our cloud-hosted and on-premise software products.

You will be responsible for developing sophisticated and advanced statistical / mathematical algorithms in languages such as C++, R, or Python for our cloud-hosted and on-premise software products.

Summary of Job Responsibilities :

  • Implement statistical / mathematical algorithms in C++ ensuring code quality, numerical accuracy of results, and high performance of computations.
  • Receive statistical algorithmic inputs from expert biostatisticians and convert them into code.
  • Design, code, unit-test, and debug necessary C++ code units and modules following all good coding practices and applicable processes.
  • Combine the C++ engines with user interfaces and graphics in R or R-Shiny.
  • Participate in peer code reviews with other developers and review each other’s code.
  • Perform code refactoring and keep technical debt low.
  • Estimate and plan own work and deliver as per the plan.
  • Prepare all necessary code and design documentation.
  • Qualifications, Skills, and Experience :

  • 5+ years of experience in algorithmic / scientific computing using C / C++
  • Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in Computer Science & Engineering (CSE) or equivalent STEM degree from reputed institutes
  • Strong knowledge of Applied Mathematics (numerical methods, calculus, linear algebra, mathematical modeling, statistical methods, optimization, etc.)
  • Quick learner with strong numerical & verbal aptitude, logical reasoning, and analytical ability
  • Strong knowledge of data structures and algorithms
  • Strong knowledge of C / C++ (knowledge of STL and newer standards like C++ 14 / 17 preferred)
  • Knowledge of practices like automated unit testing, code reviews, and following C++ coding guidelines
  • Knowledge of statistical programming languages such as R, Python, Julia
  • Strong verbal and written English communication skills
  • Self-driven with the ability to think creatively and solve complex problems
  • Strong initiative and work ethic
  • Optional Skills and Experience (preferred but not mandatory) :

  • Knowledge of Statistics and scientific graphics
  • Experience of developing microservices and REST APIs
  • Knowledge of tools used for code profiling, unit testing, detecting memory leaks and overruns
  • Knowledge of parallel computing and distributed computing
  • Knowledge of both Windows and LINUX environments
  • Knowledge of source control & versioning tools like BitBucket, Git, SVN, etc.
  • Familiarity with project management & collaboration tools like Jira, Confluence, MS Teams, etc.
  • Experience working with Agile frameworks like Scrum
  • What’s in it for you :

  • You will have the opportunity to play an integral role in 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
  • Why Cytel?

    Our collaborative working environment encourages innovation and rewards results, and we are proud to have one of the lowest turnover rates in the industry.

    In addition to competitive compensation, we offer an excellent benefit’s package, annual bonus incentive, promote work-life balance, and the opportunity to grow with us!

    Work with respected experts and thought leaders

    Cytel Inc. is an Equal Employment / Affirmative Action Employer. Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristics protected by law.

    Cytel does not accept referrals from employment businesses and / or employment agencies in respect of the vacancies posted on this site.

    All employment businesses / agencies are required to contact Cytel’s human resources department to obtain prior written authorization before referring any candidates to Cytel.

    The obtaining of prior written authorization is a condition precedent to any agreement (verbal or written) between the employment business / agency and Cytel.

    In the absence of such written authorization being obtained any actions undertaken by the employment business / agency shall be deemed to have been performed without the consent or contractual agreement of Cytel.

    Cytel shall therefore not be liable for any fees arising from such actions or any fees arising from any referrals by employment businesses / agencies.

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