Manager, Software Engineer

pfizer    Greece-Thessaloniki Chortiatis    2024-04-16

Job posting number: #103536 (Ref:4910159)

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Job Description

Why Patients Need You

Technology impacts everything we do. Pfizer’s digital and ‘data first’ strategy focuses on implementing impactful and innovative technology solutions across all functions from research to manufacturing. Whether you are digitizing drug discovery and development, identifying solutions, or making our work easier and faster, you will be making a difference to countless lives.


Pfizer’s purpose is to deliver breakthroughs that change patients’ lives. 


In Pfizer Digital Core Solutions, we partner closely with our Pfizer business operations colleagues to efficiently deliver robust supporting technology solutions that enhance their work to achieve the Pfizer purposeWe value our team members’ technical skills, but also their passion, teamwork, and growthOur culture is focused on delivering value through courage, excellence, equity, and joyOur collective skillset supports all aspects of technology planning, project execution and application development excellence. 


We are looking for Software Engineer (SE) candidates who are aligned with our culture and values, and with experience in software development projects that include both backend and frontend development using Java and Javascript-based technologies for multi-tiered, RDBMS-based web applicationsTop candidates will also have experience working on regulated projects that have used an agile approach. 


The Software Engineer plays a key role in meeting our mission. In addition to standard software development and agile team responsibilities, SEs act as mentors as well as technical subject matter experts on in-house, outsourced, and co-sourced developed global applicationsSEs may additionally lead technical teams and work independently or lead others on initiatives.  SEs will collaborate closely with stakeholders of all levels across both the Digital Core Solutions organization as well as our partner business operations organizations, leading to opportunities to learn from and advise senior Pfizer leadership.  


The SE will work closely with their manager to ensure growth over time, including the selection of project work among hundreds of applications that will expand their skillset to meet personal and organizational goals, to provide fulfilling work, and to advance their careers.  


  • Works independently and within teams to advance organizational and project objectives. 

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    Works with project teams across R&D Solutions, providing technical leadership across business domains, including support for short and long-term strategies in alignment with Pfizer Digital colleagues: Client Partners, Architects, Solution Delivery Leads, among others. 

  • Participates in Agile practices in alignment with team processes and objectives. 

  • Designs application areas to meet project objectives and alignment with Digital standards and best practices. 

  • Works in team environment with Pfizer colleagues as well as vendor partners. 

  • Ensures the expectations and requirements of internal and external stakeholders are met. 

  • Provides technical management of colleagues and contract resources for software development projects. 

  • Provides technical expertise and oversight to ensure the quality and maintenance of existing production systems. 

  • Suggests and assists in the development of Engineering Best Practices for the group. 

  • Designs, prototypes, implements and unit tests software solutions in supported business areas 

  • Specifies user/system interfaces and translates logical designs into physical designs taking account of target environment, performance requirements and existing systems. 

  • Produces detailed designs and documents all work using required standards, methods and tools, including prototyping tools, where appropriate. 

  • Conducts reviews of supplied specifications as appropriate. 

  • Creates, improves, and maintains DevOps and other build and code management configurations to support efficient, high quality, and secure software development and delivery. 



  • Undergraduate degree in Software Engineering, Information Management, Computer Science, Mathematics, or other scientific or engineering discipline. 


Prior Experience: 

  • 5+ years of relevant experience within the Software Engineering discipline. 

  • Experience working within teams of technologists, IT professionals or project managers using Agile, DevOps, and other approaches for iterative development. 

  • Demonstrated capabilities and experience collaborating and working effectively in team settings, frequently in virtual teams with client partner and customer engagement responsibilities. 

  • Experience in supporting the selection or implementation of technical direction on large projects and/or complex, program-level initiatives requiring technical and business-domain expertise. 

  • Experience and demonstrated competencies either informally or formally managing and/or mentoring others with an emphasis on communicating software engineering and project development best practices. 

  • Demonstrated focus on the high quality of outputs through various methods, such as through code quality initiatives, implementation of automated testing or a unit testing program, process improvement, or leading team engagement with quality initiatives. 


Required Capabilities and Experience: 

  • Strong capabilities in developing multi-tiered solutions using Java/J2EE, JBoss Application Server, SQL, REST and JMS, as well as web technologies and frameworks such as Angular, Typescript, HTML, CSS 

  • Experience using Agile and DevOps tools such as Jira, GitHub and Sonar. 

  • Demonstrated capabilities in understanding data and integration architectures to manage, transform, and exploit data across the enterprise. 

  • Capable of understanding security requirements and using the frameworks and tools the organization has put in place to meet those requirements. 

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills including technical writing / documentation. 


Required Aptitude: 

  • Quick to establish trust and respect 

  • Action oriented and energetic 

  • Resourceful and creative  

  • Persistent and determined 

  • Mature and cool under pressure 

  • Easily makes connections 

  • Reads situations quickly 

  • Commitment and follow through 


The Research & Development Core Solutions Team provides software engineering and technology services in support of R&D business imperativesVirtual project teams are created including roles across Pfizer Digital, including Client Partners, Project Managers, Software/Systems Architects, and Software and Application engineers. These roles are often combined with other roles such as business analysis and information architecture. 

Builds and maintains strong relationships with Pfizer Digital Business Partners supporting various partner lines. 

Interacts with the R&D CC RDL Leadership Team. 



Breakthroughs that change patients' lives... At Pfizer we are a patient centric company, guided by our four values: courage, joy, equity and excellence. Our breakthrough culture lends itself to our dedication to transforming millions of lives.  

Digital Transformation Strategy

One bold way we are achieving our purpose is through our company wide digital transformation strategy. We are leading the way in adopting new data, modelling and automated solutions to further digitize and accelerate drug discovery and development with the aim of enhancing health outcomes and the patient experience.


We aim to create a trusting, flexible workplace culture which encourages employees to achieve work life harmony, attracts talent and enables everyone to be their best working self. Let’s start the conversation!  

Equal Employment Opportunity 

We believe that a diverse and inclusive workforce is crucial to building a successful business. As an employer, Pfizer is committed to celebrating this, in all its forms – allowing for us to be as diverse as the patients and communities we serve. Together, we continue to build a culture that encourages, supports and empowers our employees.

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Employer Info

Job posting number:#103536 (Ref:4910159)
Application Deadline:2024-05-16
Employer Location:pfizer
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