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Computational Software Engineer

Pfizer
La Jolla, CA 92037
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The Computational Software Engineer (CSE) is a member of the Computational Platforms (CP) group in the WRD Solutions organization. In CP our mission is to create technology solutions that enable scientists to bring medicines to patients. These solutions accomplish this by streamlining scientific workflows, creating powerful computational analysis tools, and by integrating important commercial solutions into Pfizer.



The CSE plays a key role in meeting our mission by carrying out all aspects of solutions delivery from conversations with the scientists to understand the need, to developing the solution, to deploying and supporting the solution. To accomplish this the CSE must have a broad array of technical and scientific expertise, excellent communication skills, and a solid commitment to engineering best practices.



**With some oversight this role:**



+ Works individually or with project teams as an individual contributor to design, prototype, implement and unit test software solutions in support of the Research & Development organization.

+ Helps to translate a perceived need into a conceptual solution.

+ Translates conceptual solutions into physical designs, considering the target environment, performance requirements and existing systems.

+ Helps produce detailed design specifications where applicable, and documents all work using required standards, methods, and tools, including prototyping tools, where appropriate.

+ Conducts reviews of supplied specifications as appropriate.

+ Defines the integration build and produces a build definition for generation of the software. Also deploys and supports the software in some cases.

+ Work in a matrix, team environment with Pfizer colleagues as well as vendor partners.

+ Contributes to the group's evolving best practices.

+ Stays on top of important new technologies since our technology landscape is always shifting.

+ Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and external customers.



**Education:**



+ Bachelor's degree required, major in a technical field such as Information Technology or Life Sciences, Software Engineering, Information Management, Computer Science, Mathematics, or other engineering discipline. Master's degree preferred.



**Prior Experience:**



+ Minimum of 5 years of experience as a software developer/engineer



**Capabilities and Experience:**



+ Demonstrated technical leadership (lead developer, tech lead, architect, etc)

+ A combination of technical and scientific education/experience is preferred.

+ Demonstrated ability to develop multi-tiered solutions, including client, server, and user interface components, in an OOP programming language including Java, .Net, C#, Python, etc; C++ experience is preferred.

+ Experience with a cheminformatics toolkit, e.g. RDKit, OEChem, is preferred.

+ Demonstrated ability to understand data and integration architectures to manage, transform, and exploit data across the enterprise

+ Demonstrated experience and skills in analysis and problem solving

+ Facilitation, negotiating, and presentation skills

+ Experience working in ambiguous situations

+ Demonstrated experience using standard requirements business analysis techniques, including brainstorming, interviewing, requirements sessions, activity diagrams and use cases desired

+ Demonstrated experience and/or demonstrated competencies either informally or formally contributing on various-size teams of technologists, IT professionals or project managers using Agile, DevOps, and other approaches for iterative development

+ Demonstrated ability to collaborate and work effectively in team settings, frequently in virtual teams with client partner and customer engagement responsibilities

+ Demonstrated capability to understand security requirements, and using the frameworks and tools the organization has put in place to meet those requirements

+ Excellent oral and written communication skills



**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



Last Date to Apply for Job: July 8, 2022



**Pfizer requires all U.S. new hires to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 prior to the first date of employment. As required by applicable law, Pfizer will consider requests for Reasonable Accommodations.**



**Sunshine Act**



Pfizer reports payments and other transfers of value to health care providers as required by federal and state transparency laws and implementing regulations. These laws and regulations require Pfizer to provide government agencies with information such as a health care provider's name, address and the type of payments or other value received, generally for public disclosure. Subject to further legal review and statutory or regulatory clarification, which Pfizer intends to pursue, reimbursement of recruiting expenses for licensed physicians may constitute a reportable transfer of value under the federal transparency law commonly known as the Sunshine Act. Therefore, if you are a licensed physician who incurs recruiting expenses as a result of interviewing with Pfizer that we pay or reimburse, your name, address and the amount of payments made currently will be reported to the government. If you have questions regarding this matter, please do not hesitate to contact your Talent Acquisition representative.



**EEO & Employment Eligibility**



Pfizer is committed to equal opportunity in the terms and conditions of employment for all employees and job applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, gender identity or gender expression, national origin, disability or veteran status. Pfizer also complies with all applicable national, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment as well as work authorization and employment eligibility verification requirements of the Immigration and Nationality Act and IRCA. Pfizer is an E-Verify employer.



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