Lead Application Developer

Basking Ridge, NJ
Oct 04, 2019
Required Education
Bachelors Degree
Position Type
Full time
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.


In Research and Development IT, we deliver complex enterprise systems to help Research Scientists at Regeneron solve their toughest business problems. We bring together multi-disciplinary, highly-skilled technical teams to deliver high-quality technical solutions and services that deliver business value.

The Lead Application Developer will have an open-source and distributed computing background preferably in Swift, Java, nodejs, Angular, React .

The Lead Application Developer will bring a broad understanding of modern technologies, architectural principles and design patterns, and will formulate a technology roadmap that aligns with business priorities, scales for the future, and disrupts when necessary to continually improve and deliver value.


The role you will play includes:

• Hands-on technologist with skills to lead and collaborate with the engineering team (heavy coding)

• Working as a technology lead with both internal and external stake holder

• Modernizing the legacy technologies across scientific application landscape

• Collaborating with and influencing others to build the next generation of applications to support the ever-evolving needs of Regeneron's scientists

• Acting as an expert technical resource for enterprise architecture, solution architecture, software development, and testing

• Defining and driving adoption of best practices in code health, testing, and maintainability across Regeneron

• Maintaining strong expertise and knowledge of current and emerging technologies and products; evaluating and implementing new technologies, development frameworks, and languages

• Mentoring on approach and execution of solutions, coaching on technologies, and establishing a team-wide comprehension of solution capabilities and direction


Skills and expertise you will bring to the table include:

• 7+ years' experience in systems implementations with a focus on custom web application development

• Proven ability to adapt to new languages, frameworks, technologies as the need arises; previous experience in a role selecting, adopting, and using technology that makes business sense, is supportable, and scalable

• Significant software development and infrastructure architecture experience in designing and architecting enterprise web applications

• Experience leading and inspiring software development teams

• Demonstrable skill in collaborating with other IT teams, vendor partners, internal collaborators, and architects to deliver solutions; advocacy for a DevOps approach to the software development lifecycle

• Solid understanding of the practical application of Agile development methods and leading software development teams in an Agile/Lean/Continuous Delivery environment

• Ability to formulate and articulate the technical and political implications of creating and delivering transformative technical solutions in an innovative, high-growth, demanding business area

• Experience working directly with senior IT leaders in an advisory role on technical strategies

• Interest in and experience mentoring junior developers and driving technical discussions and decisions

• Progressive industry experience; Information Technology / Biotechnology / Pharmaceutical preferred


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.

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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.