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Software Development Engineer - Remote

The Emmes Company, LLC
Vancouver BC
Closing date
Feb 10, 2023

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Engineer, IT
Full Time
Career Level
Experienced (Non-Manager)

Job Details

Software Development Engineer

Canada Remote Worker

The Emmes Company, LLC ("Emmes") is a global, full-service Clinical Research Organization dedicated to excellence in supporting the advancement of public health and biopharmaceutical innovation. We believe in the power of truth, so much so that we named our company Emmes, which means truth. Through decades of experience we have learned that collaborative relationships thrive and human health benefits when truth is our compass.

Our "Character Achieves Results" culture is driven by five key values that guide our actions in the way we conduct research and distinguish us as an organization: Integrity, Agility, Passion for Excellence, Collaborative Partnerships and Intellectual Curiosity. We are a trusted partner to clients who share our passion for improving public health in a world of ever-changing scientific research.

If you share our motivations and passion in research, come join us! You will be joining a collaborative culture that empowers every Emmes employee — from entry level through top executive — to contribute to our clients' success by sharing ideas openly and honestly.

Primary Purpose

Develops and enhances cloud-based, software-as-a-service (SaaS) web-based clinical trials applications under the guidance of senior staff.


• Develops and enhances cloud-based, SaaS web-based clinical trials applications
• Collaborate with product, engineering and software quality assurance (SQA) team members for integration,
design, and verification in an agile environment
• Adheres to industry best practices and Emmes quality standards for code security, optimization,
and reusability
• Uses established frameworks for a seamless user experience across platforms
• Performs unit testing, debugging, and troubleshooting as needed to ensure quality of work
• Completes technical documentation related to development and enhancement tasks
• Assists with refactoring/reworking of major modules as directed by senior staff


• Bachelor's degree
• 1 or more years of related professional experience
• Experience with ReactJS and JavaScript
• Experience with Single Page Applications (SPA)
• Experience with GraphQL clients like Apollo
• Experience with authentication and data caching
• Experience in web platform development tools like Node.js, Express, AWS Amplify, AWS Lambda, AppSync,
and GraphQL
• Experience with API security
• Experience with DynamoDB, Amazon Aurora, or other relational database management system
• Experience with source code repositories like AWS CodeCommit, Git/GitHub, or SVN
• Strong collaboration skills with cross-functional teams to establish best design and user flows for applications
• Strong multitasking, problem solving, and organizational skills
• Ability to work independently, as well as in a team environment

Why work at Emmes?

At Emmes, your actions and hard work will have a direct impact on public health initiatives, both globally and in our local communities with opportunities for volunteerism through our Emmes Cares community engagement program. We offer a competitive benefits package focused on the health and needs of our growing workforce, including:
  • Unlimited Approved Leave

  • Extended Healthcare Insurance

  • RRSP Contribution
  • Maternity / Parental Leave Top Up

  • Tuition Reimbursement / Professional Development

  • Wellness and Healthcare spending account


The Emmes Company, LLC established in 1977, is a privately owned Clinical Research Organization (CRO).  We are a public health focused company that is growing and adding staff regularly in many areas including clinical operations, data management, bio statistics, project management, and regulatory as well as corporate positions to support our project needs.  We are committed to ensuring that our newly hired staff receive a positive virtual on-boarding experience and the support they need to effectively work remotely.  Headquartered in Rockville, Maryland, Emmes employs over seven hundred staff worldwide with offices located in Frederick, Maryland, Tysons Corner, Virginia, Vancouver, Canada and Bangalore, India.  Ranked as a top area workplace of choice by the Washington Post, Emmes fosters an environment of collaboration, professional growth, and exceptional work life balance. 

Our studies impact public health initiatives on a global scale occurring in more than sixty countries spanning across six continents. We are dedicated to providing statistical and epidemiological expertise, computer systems deployment, data management, study monitoring, regulatory guidance, and overall operational support to clients engaged in biomedical research.   Emmes offers support for the entire process of clinical trials from study design and protocol development through data analysis and manuscript generation. 

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