Lead Developer in Guildford, United Kingdom at IDBS

Date Posted: 6/22/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID: IDB000091

About Us

IDBS helps research and development (R&D) teams around the world make discoveries that have the potential to transform the lives of populations worldwide.

Our advanced scientific informatics platform, The E-WorkBook Cloud, enables organizations to securely capture, manage, share and gain insight from their structured and unstructured data.
Our diverse customer list includes 22 of the top 25 global pharmaceutical companies, and other R&D-driven organizations in biotechnology, agricultural sciences, chemicals, consumer goods, energy, food and beverage, and healthcare.

Privately held since 1989, IDBS joined Danaher's Life Sciences platform at the end of 2017. IDBS will help provide the foundation for a portfolio of life sciences informatics and knowledge management solutions, within Danaher, that will accelerate the speed of discovering, developing and producing new drugs and therapies.

IDBS is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Code that makes a difference

At IDBS, our cloud-based solutions are used by the world’s leading global research and development (R&D) organizations in scientific data management and lab informatics. We enable our customers around the world to get back to what they do best: science. Our software helps organizations to shorten the time lag between inception of an idea, to a full-blown product ready to serve its benefits on the world stage.

It‘s an exciting time within the Product Delivery team at IDBS. We need a Lead Developer to join our team and help us continue building and maintaining our solutions within AWS. To help us do this, you will require experience developing software which is highly available and performs at scale.

You will also require strong problem-solving skills and thrive within a wide landscape of technologies as we transition our systems from a traditional 3-tier architecture to a cloud-based architecture within Kubernetes and AWS.


The Role and Core responsibilities

As a Lead Developer at IDBS, you will join a talented team of experienced developers in one of our agile teams, designing, building, deploying and maintaining our software solutions. You will gain exposure to a wide range of our software modules and the technologies backing these solutions, e.g. Kubernetes, AWS, Java EE, JavaScript Libraries/Frameworks (Web Components/React). You will also require strong interpersonal and communication skills, as you’ll regularly interact with other technical members of the Product Delivery department.

Job Requirements


What we’re looking for in you

- Passion for writing and maintaining high-quality software which performs at scale

- An understanding of how to support large scale distributed systems and manage issues that arise

- Advanced coding skills in Java EE, JavaScript Libraries/Frameworks (Web Components/React)

- Experience in developing and integrating with server-side technologies for delivering content to Web Application e.g. REST, Web Sockets, Microservice Architecture.

- Cloud experience – AWS preferred

- Knowledge of microservice or distributed architecture


What you’ll get in return

Working in an agile environment, our culture is enabling and engaging. You’ll be exposed to a range of technologies with the opportunity to expand your experience and expertise.  IDBS has a start-up feel, but the security of a global employer, we offer flexible career paths, interesting work, and the opportunity to interact with truly great teams – you will learn a lot from them and hopefully teach them something along the way!

Diversity & Inclusion

At Danaher, we are dedicated to building and sustaining a truly diverse and inclusive culture. These are not just words on a page—Diversity and Inclusion is a top priority for the company, and it ties deeply to each of our core values. Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a global science & technology innovator committed to helping our customers solve complex challenges and improve quality of life worldwide. Our world class brands are leaders in some of the most demanding and attractive industries, including life sciences, medical diagnostics, dental, environmental and applied solutions. Our globally diverse team of 71,000 associates is united by a common culture and operating system, the Danaher Business System, which serves as our competitive advantage. We generated $19.9B in revenue last year. We are ranked #162 on the Fortune 500 and our stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by more than 5,200% over 25 years.
At Danaher, you can build a career in a way no other company can duplicate. Our brands allow us to offer dynamic careers across multiple industries. We're innovative, fast-paced, results-oriented, and we win. We need talented people to keep winning. Here you'll learn how DBS is used to shape strategy, focus execution, align our people, and create value for customers and shareholders. Come join our winning team.
Danaher is committed to competitive compensation that typically has key components including base salary, variable annual incentive compensation based on personal and company performance, and long-term incentive.