Principal Software Engineer

ICON plc is a world-leading healthcare intelligence and clinical research organisation. From molecule to medicine, we advance clinical research providing outsourced services to pharmaceutical, biotechnology, medical device and government and public health organisations.

With our patients at the centre of all that we do, we help to accelerate the development of drugs and devices that save lives and improve quality of life.

Our people are our greatest strength, are at the core of our culture, and the driving force behind our success. ICON people have a mission to succeed and a passion that ensures what we do, we do well.


Requirements: Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or closely related field, and eight (8) years' experience in software engineering related role. Employer will also accept a Master's degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or closely related field and five (5) years' experience in software engineering related role. Five (5) years' experience with: Solution architecture within a large enterprise environment including concepts, patterns, integrations; Translating business requirements into software solutions; and Providing technical leadership to software projects in an Agile environment. Four (4) years' experience with: software engineering; developing custom applications, lightning components, controllers, and triggers. Three (3) years' experience with: platform knowledge and API integration.Benefits of Working in ICON:Our success depends on the knowledge, capabilities and quality of our people. That's why we are committed to developing our employees in a continuous learning culture - one where we challenge you with engaging work and where every experience adds to your professional development.At ICON, our focus is to provide you with a comprehensive and competitive total reward package that comprises, not only an excellent level of base pay, but also a wide range of variable pay and recognition programs. In addition, our best in class employee benefits, supportive policies and wellbeing initiatives are tailored to support you and your family at all stages of your career - both now, and into the future.ICON, including subsidiaries, is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and is committed to providing a workplace free of discrimination and harassment. All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please let us know.


Summary of Duties: Designs solutions to meet project needs, creates architecture specifications, and works across multiple development teams to ensure standards and best practices. Leads tasks for a team in an Agile environment. Ensures technical rigor is in place for the solutions being developed, and conducts code reviews. Participates in proof-of-concept and technology evaluations, vets possibilities, and makes recommendations. Engages clients and business-sponsors for reviews of solutions. Iterates, based on feedback received, and incorporates appropriate requirements in solutions.

United States-North Carolina-Raleigh