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Job Description

Senior Software Engineer – Technology Specialist

Takeda Pharmaceutical

Bannockburn, IL

About the role:

As Product Engineer, you will be involved in Design, development, deployment and maintenance of Digital products to support our Plasma Donation centers.You will be part of a Product team that develops and maintain complex digital products in an advanced product-focused IT organization.Join Takeda as a Lead Product Engineer where you will be partnering with vendor teams and other Takeda Product Engineers, Technical Architects, Product Owners, Product Managers, and team members.. You will also be part of this fast-paced product team with agile mindset and work on latest technology stack to deliver high quality, secure solutions, using your in-depth knowledge of software development, deployment techniques. Systematically identify end of life technical components and modernize them to future-proof the product portfolio. You will partner within organization to drive process improvement, user experiences and application optimizations using technology. As part of the Plasma Derived Therapy Data & Digital, Donation Management team you will play a key role in delivering products and technology solutions to enable organizations growth strategy .

How you will contribute:

  • Design, Develop and implement scalable solutions using latest technologies, while enhancing and maintaining existing legacy components.

  • As an engineer you will build technology components that improves the products usability, operational efficiency, security etc.

  • As a technical member of the product team, you will collaborate with support teams to resolve product related issues.

  • Participate in Scrum meetings, user stories grooming, identify technical user stories and story point validation etc.

  • Partner within and outside the product team to Influence technologies that enable better product development methodologies.

  • As a technical lead, you will be interacting with globally distributed team to deliver web, data and advanced analytical solutions.

Minimum Requirements/Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience in Computer Science, Informatics or similar.

  • 5+ years of experience as a software developer, product engineer, technical lead or equivalent

  • 3+ years of experience working with a globally distributed team teams, including vendor technical resource management experience

  • Custom application development and hosting experience. Experienced in hosting custom solution on AWS or other public cloud ecosystems.

  • Experienced in building application on Microsoft technologies, .Net core, ASP.NET etc.

  • Experienced in developing microservices on containers.

  • Experienced in full-stack web application development, Angular, REST, GraphQL etc.

  • Experienced in developing solutions for Relational Databases (SQL server, others).

  • Experience in Application Architecture documentation and implementation.

  • Exposure to DevOps methodology, Continuous deployment strategy, Infrastructure as Code etc.

  • Exposure to Agile and rapid application implementation methodology.

  • Exposure to NoSQL, Graph Database and Multi-model DB’s.

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

  • Flexible Ways of Working

  • Tuition reimbursement

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 that will inspire and empower you to grow through life-changing work.

Certified as a Global Top Employer, Takeda offers 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 position is currently classified as “hybrid” in accordance with Takeda’s Hybrid and Remote Work policy.

In accordance with the CO Equal Pay Act, Colorado Applicants Are Not Permitted to Apply.

EEO Statement

Takeda is proud in its commitment to creating a diverse workforce and providing equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, parental status, national origin, age, disability, citizenship status, genetic information or characteristics, marital status, status as a Vietnam era veteran, special disabled veteran, or other protected veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, and any other characteristic protected by law.


Bannockburn, IL

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