Back-End Lead

Sant Cugat del Vallès

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The Position

 The goal of Roche Diabetes Care is to build the world's leading digital ecosystems for diabetes management that enables the connection of the various stakeholders, including physicians, clinics, nurses, payers and patients.

Job Purpose:

  • To manage the day-to-day product development activities for delivering digital solutions
  • To lead agile product delivery teams, including internal resources as well as third party suppliers, consultants and contractors, for delivering digital solutions
  •  To ensure timely and cost effective development of solutions meeting quality standards
  •  To collaborate with developers across other teams to ensure integration and successfully delivery of new features

Key Accountabilities:

  • Manage the sprint backlog to provide a breakdown of development activities for the product/technical teams
  • Ensure both functional and non-functional requirements are clear and understood within Epics, User Stories, tasks and scenarios.
  • Track the functionality of the development effort
  • Manage risk through Agile releases and product tracking
  • Track value after release and feedback to Digital Solution Owner
  • Drive collaboration across stakeholder representatives from all aspects of the project, including developers, testers and architects
  • Manage operational relationship with third party suppliers, consultants and contractors for delivery of consumer/patient digital solutions

Key skills and Experience:

  • Agile & SCRUM methodology experience
  • +5 years of back-end development experience (Java, Scala, Clojure, Node.js and others) in an web environment
  •  +5 years of experience with web frameworks and tools (Hibernate, Spring, etc.) and REST API design and implementation.
  • +5 years of experience working with relational DB (MS SQL, Oracle) and +2 years with non-SQL DB (Cassandra, MongoDB, etc.)
  • Good understanding of micro-services architecture, containers (Docker…) and cloud technologies (AWS).
  • Experience working with teams using continuous integration, continuous deployment, and automated testing with one week iterations a plus and agile software development tools (Jira, GitHub, Jenkins, etc.)
  • Good understanding of front-end technologies and platforms, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3.
  • Experience working with globally distributed development teams
  • Experience managing complex development partner and 3rd party relationships
  • Strong IT project delivery background
  • Product orientated with a pragmatic approach
  • Good communication skills
  • [a plus] 3+  years’ experience in testing software (QA) including functional (black box) and exploratory testing with web and mobile applications
  • [a plus] 1+ years automated test experience using tools like Selenium and Robot Framework
  • [a plus] 1+ years improving capacity, performance (caching strategy, CDN…) and testing (JMeter, LoadRunner, etc.)
  • [a plus] 1+ years improving resilience of web solutions (ChaosMonkey)

Who We Are

A member of the Roche Group, Genentech has been at the forefront of the biotechnology industry for more than 40 years, using human genetic information to develop novel medicines for serious and life-threatening diseases. Genentech has multiple therapies on the market for cancer & other serious illnesses. Please take this opportunity to learn about Genentech where we believe that our employees are our most important asset & are dedicated to remaining a great place to work.

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