Software Engineer

Software Engineer

Boston, Massachusetts


Software Engineer

Job IDR0094657 Date postedJul. 06, 2023 LocationBoston, Massachusetts

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Job Description

Job Title:Software Developer/ Engineer

Primary Location: Cambridge, MA

Secondary Location:Zurich, Switzerland

About the role:

我们正在寻找一位经验丰富的和Softw驱动are Developer to join the Digital Innovation and AI team within Global Manufacturing & Supply / Global Quality Data Digital & Technology (GMS/GQ DD&T). Our team strives to be a leader in digital and outcome-driven innovation amongst our peers in the pharmaceutical industry – we identify capability gaps, design digital solutions, accelerate experimentation, conduct market research, and improve business operations end-to-end. We are a small team, so be prepared to roll up your sleeves and flex a wide variety of skills. You will have a proven ability to adapt quickly to shifting priorities, manage through ambiguity, while keeping focus on important strategic opportunities.

How you will contribute:

  • Translate our requirements into documented technical specifications or user stories, and ensure solutions meet goals
  • Code and unit test new systems functionality per technical specifications
  • Use Agile engineering practices and multiple software and web development technologies to develop creative and efficient digital solutions that enhance the customer experience
  • Ensure continuous integration and build is in place, and product or application will function normally after any system upgrade
  • Document every aspect of the product or application as a reference for future maintenance and upgrades, which will also be stored for regulatory purposes
  • Use secure coding practices that comply with sound ethical use of data, government regulations, and industry standards
  • Collaborate with Data / AI scientists to prototype solutions and create MVPs that can be used to gather feedback from partners
  • Use open source algorithms and fine-tune them for specific needs
  • Design test automation, and potential scaling roadmap
  • Be a solid team player with no direct reports, and have a ability to influence others

What you bring to Takeda:

Skills and Requirements:

  • 5+ years real-world experience applying expertise in artificial intelligence through use of machine learning and data mining, to design, prototype, and build next-generation analytics
  • Experience with Agile product development and expert user of Jira, Confluence, Data Bricks, Python or R, Scala, JavaScript
  • Make recommendations and guide other engineers on how to remove technical road-blocks
  • Knowledge of public cloud infrastructure
  • Firm grasp of industry, digital, and artificial intelligence trends and market conditions
  • Enjoys teaching others who are less knowledgeable about the latest industry trends and technologies
  • Comfortable working with structured and unstructured data, where data validation and cleaning may be needed
  • Familiarity with batch ETL pipeline development, SQL and data modeling using technology like Spark and Hadoop,
  • Experience building custom solutions on Microsoft 365 platform
  • Experience in biopharmaceutical or manufacturing industry,

You will:

  • We have a hybrid working environment
  • Primary office location for this role will be Lexington / Cambridge MA
  • We are a global organization with many colleagues in the US Eastern and Central European time zones

What Takeda can offer you:

  • Comprehensive Healthcare: Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • Financial Planning & Stability: 401(k) with company match and Annual Retirement Contribution Plan
  • Health & Wellness programs including onsite flu shots and health screenings
  • Generous time off for vacation and the option to purchase additional vacation days
  • Community Outreach Programs and company match of charitable contributions
  • Family Planning Support
  • Professional training and development opportunities
  • Tuition reimbursement

Important Considerations:

At Takeda, our patients rely on us to deliver quality products. As a result, we must follow strict rules in our manufacturing facilities to ensure we are not endangering the quality of the product. You may:

  • Work in a controlled environment requiring special gowning and wear protective clothing over the head, face, hands, feet and body. This may include additional hearing protection for loud areas.
  • Need to remove all make-up, jewelry, contact lenses, nail polish or artificial fingernails while in the manufacturing environment.
  • Work in a cold, wet environment.
  • Work multiple shifts, including weekends, or be asked to work supplemental hours, as necessary.
  • Work around chemicals such as alcohol, acids, buffers and Celite that may require respiratory protection.

More about us:

At Takeda, we are transforming patient care through the development of novel specialty pharmaceuticals and best in class patient support programs. Takeda is a patient-focused company to inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

认证作为全球顶级的雇主,武田stimulating careers, encourages innovation, and strives for excellence in everything we do. We foster an inclusive, collaborative workplace, in which our teams are united by an unwavering commitment to deliver Better Health and a Brighter Future to people around the world.

This posting excludes Colorado applicants.






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Boston, MA

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Business Area Overview

On the Global Manufacturing and Supply (GMS) team at Takeda, you’ll be part of a rapidly transforming industry that’s applying technology and data in new ways. Within our agile, innovative, people-centric organization, your work will matter every day as you use your skills to help us manufacture therapies for patients on our four platforms:

  • Small Molecules
  • Biologics
  • Plasma
  • Cell and Gene

As part of the GMS team, you'll have the opportunity to pursue unique experiences and build new skills, and you'll know that the work you do every day makes an impact — on our patients, our people, our planet, and on yourself.

Working at Takeda

  • Inclusion

    Here, you will feel welcomed, respected, and valued as a vital contributor to our global team.

  • Collaboration

    A strong, borderless team, we strive together towards our priorities and inspiring mission.

  • Innovation

    Bold initiatives, continuous improvement, and creativity are at the heart of how we bring scientific breakthroughs from the lab to patients.

  • Top Workplace

    Recognized for our culture and way of working, we’re one of only 15 companies to receive Top Global Employer® status for 2023.

  • Work-Life

    Our people-first mission extends beyond patients to include their families, communities, and our own Takeda family.

  • Empowerment

    Through trust and respect, you will have genuine support from leaders, managers, and colleagues to do your best work.

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  • Create an exceptional people experience
  • Responsibly translate science into highly innovative, life-changing medicines and vaccines
  • Protect our planet
  • Unleash the power of data and digital

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