Senior Principal Software Engineer - Solution Architect (Remote possible)

Boehringer Ingelheim (Ridgefield CT, USA) 28 days ago

Job Description



The ITM&S Senior Principal Software Engineer - Solutions Architect partners with the business client community (Medical Information team) to analyze, recommend and provide technology solutions. As a cross-functional expert, collaborate with IT, business clients, and/or solution providers to improve productivity and enhance processes in support of the client's business goals. Responsibilities will be technical leadership, systems architecture, software design/development, project management, and include baseline support.

As an employee of Boehringer Ingelheim, you will actively contribute to the discovery, development and delivery of our products to our patients and customers. Our global presence provides opportunity for all employees to collaborate internationally, offering visibility and opportunity to directly contribute to the companies' success. We realize that our strength and competitive advantage lie with our people. We support our employees in a number of ways to foster a healthy working environment, meaningful work, diversity and inclusion, mobility, networking and work-life balance. Our competitive compensation and benefit programs reflect Boehringer Ingelheim's high regard for our employees.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Consulting and Analysis : Perform baseline activities utilizing implemented systems supporting IT processes. Perform administrative and maintenance tasks for assigned applications. Troubleshoot application, system & integration problems to determine the cause of problems and route issues to the appropriate resource.
  • Client Support : Develop and provide users with training and assistance for assigned processes. Performs or advises IT colleagues with administrative and maintenance tasks for assigned applications. Perform baseline system support, administrative and maintenance duties for assigned systems. Troubleshoot application and system problems that have been escalated.
  • Project/Solution Activities: Support goals by participating on or leading project teams. Deliver on assigned tasks and action items.
  • Technical / Software Development Focus : Serve as an expert on existing applications/systems and underlying architecture. Employ comprehensive knowledge to influence technology decisions. Identify IT or Pharma industry processes or technologies that could provide BI with a competitive advantage.
  • Documentation: Determine documentation requirements and produce documentation as required in support of baseline and project activities
  • Perform all other duties as assigned


  • Associate's degree from an accredited institution in Computer Science, MIS or related field with a minimum of eleven (11) years of experience; or Bachelor 's  degree from an accredited institution in Computer Science, or MIS, or related field with minimum nine (9) years of experience; or   Master's degree from an accredited institution in Computer Science, MIS, or related field with minimum seven (7) years of experience; or relevant Business or IT experience of minimum of eleven (11) years.
  • Minimum of six (6) years of programming experience preferred.
  • Strong foundation in software development life cycle methodology.
  • A demonstrated ability to combine knowledge and experience in the relevant area with strong information technology and automation skills preferred to implement effective IT technical solutions in the MI environment. 
  • Strong understanding and experience with system architecture design including knowledge of software languages, tools, and platforms. High level of competence in software and system development/technology strongly preferred. 
  • Proven analytical skills to understand related IT standards and technology trends, climate, and challenges strongly preferred. 
  • Ability to identify, analyze, and recommend software systems and technologies preferred that will positively impact Medical Affairs - Medical Information domain.  
  • Knowledge of GxP and computer validation methodology preferred. Familiarity with pharmaceutical compliance environment preferred. 
  • Strong knowledge and experience with project management required. Certification in SCRUM or other Agile framework preferred. 
  • Excellent communication skills to convey IT related concepts to a broad range of technical and non-technical staff strongly preferred. Fluent in English including written and oral presentation skills preferred. 
  • Ability to collaborate and work successfully with teams across the organization strongly preferred. 
  • Work experience in global, multicultural, and virtual teams preferred. 
  • Working on a remote basis is applicable to only those in the Eastern Time Zone.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without restriction.
  • Must be willing to take a drug test and post-offer physical (if required).
  • Must be 18 years of age or older.
  • This position will require individuals to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or have an approved medical or religious accommodation. Click  here  for more information on the vaccine mandate and COVID-19.

Who We Are:

At Boehringer Ingelheim we create value through innovation with one clear goal: to improve the lives of patients. We develop breakthrough therapies and innovative healthcare solutions in areas of unmet medical need for both humans and animals. As a family owned company we focus on long term performance. We are powered by 50,000 employees globally who nurture a diverse, collaborative and inclusive culture. Learning and development for all employees is key because your growth is our growth.

Want to learn more?  Visit and join us in our effort to make more health.

Boehringer Ingelheim is an equal opportunity global employer who takes pride in maintaining a diverse and inclusive culture. We embrace diversity of perspectives and strive for an inclusive environment, which benefits our employees, patients and communities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to a person’s actual or perceived race, including natural hairstyles, hair texture and protective hairstyles; color; creed; religion; national origin; age; ancestry; citizenship status, marital status; gender, gender identity or expression; sexual orientation, mental, physical or intellectual disability, veteran status; pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition; genetic information (including the refusal to submit to genetic testing) or any other class or characteristic protected by applicable law.




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Senior Principal Software Engineer - Solution Architect (Remote possible)

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