Software Development Engineer (f/m/d)

eResearchTechnology (ERT) works with the pharmaceutical industry to collect and validate data for clinical trials in order to quickly obtain reliable study results. Our contribution to improving patients' lives motivates us every day!

Join us at our location in Estenfeld near Würzburg (Germany) for the challenge as 


Software Development Engineer (f/m/d)


The Software Development Engineer will be responsible for developing, customizing, configuring and successfully delivering project specific software applications for clinical trials that is deployed onto Notebooks, Smartphones and Tablets or via the web which are distributed worldwide. Software Development Engineer is also responsible for continuously monitoring and improving the quality and performance of software delivery processes by automating manual steps. This includes development of internal tools that brings sustainability and scalability to the whole process.


  • Develops and maintains software applications according to the study specifications.
  • Deployment of software packages and its underlying systems like operating system, drivers, etc.
  • Development of business intelligence reports for real-time study monitoring and management.
  • Participates in decision making of the development life cycle of clinical trial study data collection applications together respective departments.
  • Writes correct and clean code with guidance; consistently follows stated best practices
  • Communicates timelines, scope and technical concerns to internal partners
  • Investigates technical support issues as last line of defense to resolve technical problems in delivery and/or production
  • Participate in risk assessment and is able to escalate these to the appropriate channel/level
  • Contributes to continuous process improvements to enhance team effort & efficiency.
  • Research, evaluate and recommend automation tools and methodologies in collaboration with other departments.


  • Bachelor’s or Master’s in Computer Sciences, or a related degree, or equivalent experience. 
  • Minimum of 1-3 years of experience in software development
  • Able to prioritize multiple projects and work in a fast paced environment with short timelines
  • Experience in ASP.Net, C#, Java, HTML, XML, JavaScript or equivalent
  • Working experience and knowledge in SQL
  • Experience developing software for clinical trials or the pharmaceutical industry is a plus
  • Experience in IDE, Repository, Issue tracking systems (Visual Studio, Eclipse, GitLab, TFS, JIRA..etc)
  • Experience in SW development methodologies; Agile SCRUM, Waterfall or Kanban
  • Reports development in Logi Analytics Platform, SSRS or Crystal Report is an advantage
  • Cloud computing with Amazon Web Services is a plus
  • Strong communication skills in English both verbal and written


We look forward to receiving your application. Please indicate your salary expectation and your availability and send your application by using our ERT career page.


Interested in working for ERT but this isn't quite the right job for you? Please see our website for our other current openings.


Tobias Stindl