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Information Technology Opportunities at Parexel

Are you ready to make your mark in the healthcare industry using your ingenuity and technical expertise? At Parexel, there's no limit to what you can accomplish. We work with the top 50 global pharmaceutical companies, the top global biotech companies, and hundreds of small and emerging companies. We've supported the development of some of the most important treatments of our time, including nearly all of the 50 top selling drugs currently on the market. Join us and you'll make a profound difference in millions of lives. With a role in our Information Technology group, you'll work with cutting-edge technology on internal and client-facing projects. Collaborating with people from all over the world and touching everything from enterprise systems and clinical applications to infrastructure and networking, you'll keep our data safe and confidential. You'll have the chance to develop your skills and pursue advancement opportunities that include managerial and technical tracks. If you have stellar coding and design experience and a passion to learn more about healthcare, Parexel invites you to discover our rewarding opportunities in Enterprise Architecture, Software Development, Project Management and Business Analysis, and more. In a global clinical trial environment, business-focused applications, connectivity, and data security are critical to a trial's outcome. Find out how you can be an invaluable part of our success story.

Software Engineer

Job ID 55210BR Billerica, Massachusetts
Parexel is a dominant player in the field of clinical research organization. We build world class solutions to help pharmaceutical companies bring new drugs to market safely and efficiently. All the world’s top pharmaceutical companies facilitate their clinical trials with Parexel. We have a global presence with offices on almost every continent. Quality is our top priority. For more information about our company please visit

Job Location: Billerica, MA, USA
  • Provide programming skills and expertise in the design and development of Enterprise Architecture projects: System Integrations, Analytical and Metrics Clinical Data Warehouse, Management of Production Release processes
  • Participate in requirement reviews
  • Independently implement solutions following provided design blueprints, using established frameworks and design patterns, adhering to requirements, standards, and functional specifications
  • Responsible for unit testing of all code produced using preferred unit test frameworks and technologies
  • Maintain solution code in version control system
  • Produce high-quality technical documentation
  • Responsible for learning and participating in all phases of software development life cycle in our fast-paced and agile environment
  • Learn and adhere to SOPs (Standard Operation Procedures) as required for highly-regulated environment of clinical research organization
  • Research on-going industry/software development trends
  • Learn and adopt best practices, procedures, and concepts
  • Participate in the resolution of Level 3 production support cases


  • Bachelor's in Computer Science, Information Systems, or other related field (or equivalent work experience). CS expertise – algorithms, data structures, operating systems
  • 0-3 years of work experience
  • Understanding of database technologies (preferably Oracle), relational and dimensional database models. Thorough orientation in DBMS concepts, SQL/PLSQL/T-SQL, stored procedures, and awareness of schema and data optimization principles
  • Familiarity with Data Integration designs and Data Warehouse architectures
  • Demonstrate ability to solve problems and think logically and analytically
  • Knowledge of any one of the commonly used programming languages (preferably Java)
  • Experience of any one of the commercially available databases (such as Oracle, DB2 or MS SQL server)
  • Knowledge of data representation formats (such as XML, XSD, XSLT, and JSON)
  • Experience working with integration software such as Informatica suite is a plus
  • Linux Shell Scripting and/or Windows PowerShell scripting is desirable
  • Understanding of modern data management and data processing technologies such as NoSQL and in-memory databases, Teradata, Hadoop, Spark, Kafka, Graph DB
  • Familiarity with Cloud-based computing and data storage services, such as Microsoft Azure (preferred) and Amazon Web Services, is a plus

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Parexel is an equal opportunity employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to legally protected status, which in the US includes race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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