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ERT Senior Software Engineer in Medford, Massachusetts


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 looking for a Senior Software Engineer to design and develop software. The ideal candidate is a full stack developer with experience with an Angular/Node.js/PostgreSQL stack on AWS. In this role you will provide appropriate documentation in accordance with ERT System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) process and also provide mentoring to other Software Engineers


  • Design, implement, and unit test software applications as defined in the marketing requirement and functional specifications.

  • Create and maintain design documentation in support of application development.

  • Work with the QA department to assist in the formal validation of the software applications.

  • Participate in code reviews and training of other Product Development personnel.

  • Assist in the coordination of activities between the Operation Department and the Product Development department to ensure the highest level of quality in the products delivered to the customer.

  • Train and guide junior developers on proper software development procedures and methods.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by management

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. ERT reserves the right to amend or change this job description to meet the needs of ERT. This job description and any attachments do not constitute or represent a contract.

  • Seven or more years of related software experience.

  • Degree in Computer Science preferred

  • Experience building data analytic visualizations. Experience with D3 library is preferred.

  • Familiarity with Software Development Life Cycle. Comprehensive and current knowledge of OO/SOA software development methodologies.

  • Knowledge of the Pharmaceutical Industry or Regulated Industry is a plus.

  • Comprehensive and current knowledge of software development methodologies.

  • Knowledge of technical architecture as necessary for development of software.

  • Knowledge of appropriate programming languages as needed for development of software.

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills.

  • Experience with PostgresSQL database is preferred.

  • Experience with HTML, JavaScript, TypeScript, Angula, node.js., AWS, and other web technologies.

  • Experience with unit testing frameworks like Jest.

  • Ability to establish priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to analyze and resolve problems.

  • Ability to mentor and lead others in development and administrative tasks.

  • Ability to deliver high quality and high productivity.

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.

Hours: Mon-Fri, 9-5

External Company Name: eResearch Technology

Street: One Cabot Road, Suite 300