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Bristol Myers Squibb

Lead Developer, Product Development Applications

Business Development

Strategic Planning


New Brunswick, New Jersey, United States

Working with Us
Challenging. Meaningful. Life-changing. Those aren’t words that are usually associated with a job. But working at Bristol Myers Squibb is anything but usual. Here, uniquely interesting work happens every day, in every department. From optimizing a production line to the latest breakthroughs in cell therapy, this is work that transforms the lives of patients, and the careers of those who do it. You’ll get the chance to grow and thrive through opportunities uncommon in scale and scope, alongside high-achieving teams rich in diversity. Take your career farther than you thought possible.

Bristol Myers Squibb recognizes the importance of balance and flexibility in our work environment. We offer a wide variety of competitive benefits, services and programs that provide our employees with the resources to pursue their goals, both at work and in their personal lives. Read more:

Position Summary:

At BMS, digital innovation and Information Technology are central to our vision of transforming patients’ lives through science. To accelerate our ability to serve patients around the world, we must unleash the power of technology.  We are committed to being at the forefront of transforming the way medicine is made and delivered by harnessing the power of computer and data science, artificial intelligence, and other technologies to promote scientific discovery, faster decision making, and enhanced patient care.   

If you want an exciting and rewarding career that is meaningful, consider joining our diverse team!

Please be advised that this role is also a hands-on development position where the proper candidate will be involved with architecting, developing, implementing, deploying, and supporting COTS & custom internally developed software.

Desired Candidate Characteristics:

  • Have a strong commitment to a career in technology with a passion for healthcare

  • Ability to understand the needs of the business and commitment to deliver the best user experience and adoption

  • “.NET / Java with DevOps” professional with 8+ years’ of experience in all phases of SDLC involving Analysis, Design, Development, Deployment, Testing, and Implementation of Web & Client/ Server applications using .NET and Java.

  • Experience in Cloud (Azure, AWS, GCP), DevOps, Configuration management, Infrastructure automation, Continuous integration, and Delivery (CI/CD). Can implement effective strategies for N- Tier application development in both cloud and on-prem environments.

  • Experience in web development, application development using Visual Studio .NET technologies like C#, ASP.NETMVC 5, ASP.NET, ADO.NET, XML Web services, WCF and WPF OR Experience in web development, application development using programming languages such as Java/JSP, J2EE, XML, SOAP, JSON/REST services.

  • Extensive experience in RDBMS/RDS such as Oracle, SQL server and PostgreSQL.

  • Experience in Jenkins or similar tools for continuous integration and end to end automation of all build and deployments.

  • Experience in using/managing source code repositories like SVN, TFS, GIT, GitHub, Bitbucket.

  • Project Management skills, and experience with agile and scrum methodologies.

  • Knowledge of Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) and of computer systems validation (CSV)

  • Able to collaborate across multiple teams

  • Experience with creating architectural diagrams/understanding of infrastructure setups/managing deployments ranging with varying complexities.

  • Knowledge of NoSQL databases, such as MongoDB, HBase, Cassandra

  • Knowledge of integration technologies such as WebMethods.

  • Knowledge of JavaScript and the AngularJS framework is a plus

  • Experience in Agile software development, Service-oriented architectures, Continuous integration/continuous delivery (CI/CD).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Accountable for the development and production support and life cycle management for multiple laboratory information management systems used by Pharmaceutical Development and Global supplies within GPS.

  • Collaborate with Business and IT Plan functions to develop solutions for business problems including defining business requirements, provide project timelines and budget, develop acceptance criteria, testing, training, and change management plans.

  • Contributes heavily towards developing a plan for development activities and translates those into actionable projects. These include releases, required modifications and discretionary enhancements to support the application life cycle.

  • Collaborate directly with the business clients, IT Business Partners and other IT functions on delivery of digital capabilities.

  • Take complete ownership of releases from design till deployment and successful production run. This includes coordination with Ops team to deploy applications to various environments.

Qualifications & Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • 6-8 years of relevant experience.

  • May lead initiatives related to continuous improvement or implementation of new technologies. Works independently on most deliverables.

  • Coordinate with offshore teams ensuring that all team members are successful in their delivery of services to the business. 

  • Demonstrates ability to build and leverage relationships through diplomacy with a broader focus within the Function.

  • Articulates and presents complex information clearly and concisely across all levels. Ability to demonstrate in-depth knowledge and expertise thereby establishing a strong reputation for themselves and the team.

  • Participates in decision making and brings a variety of strong views and perspective to achieve team objectives. 

  • Looks for challenging opportunities and focus on building strong capabilities. Encourages and coach others to do the same.

  • Demonstrates a focus on improving processes, structures and knowledge within the team. Leads in analyzing current states, deliver strong recommendations in understanding complexity in the environment, and the ability to execute to bring complex solutions to completion.

  • Recognizes the potential impact on internal/external challenges on the future state success. Conveys and takes immediate action to correct any variation in quality, ensures accuracy and completeness of others' work outputs.

  • Demonstrates sophisticated analytical thought using various data sources and internal/external environment. Understands the broader implications of actions and perspective. Synthesizes results and links patterns and trends. Considers lessons learned and best practices in conveying to the team's understanding and knowledge.


If you come across a role that intrigues you but doesn’t perfectly line up with your resume, we encourage you to apply anyway. You could be one step away from work that will transform your life and career.

Uniquely Interesting Work, Life-changing Careers
With a single vision as inspiring as “Transforming patients’ lives through science™ ”, every BMS employee plays an integral role in work that goes far beyond ordinary. Each of us is empowered to apply our individual talents and unique perspectives in an inclusive culture, promoting diversity in clinical trials, while our shared values of passion, innovation, urgency, accountability, inclusion and integrity bring out the highest potential of each of our colleagues.

On-site Protocol
Physical presence at the BMS worksite or physical presence in the field is a necessary job function of this role, which the Company deems critical to collaboration, innovation, productivity, employee well-being and engagement, and it enhances the Company culture.

COVID-19 Information
To protect the safety of our workforce, customers, patients and communities, the policy of the Company requires all employees and workers in the U.S. and Puerto Rico to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have received an exception based on an approved request for a medical or religious reasonable accommodation. Therefore, all BMS applicants seeking a role located in the U.S. and Puerto Rico must confirm that they have already received or are willing to receive the full COVID-19 vaccination by their start date as a qualification of the role and condition of employment. This requirement is subject to state and local law restrictions and may not be applicable to employees working in certain jurisdictions such as Montana. This requirement is also subject to discussions with collective bargaining representatives in the U.S.

BMS is dedicated to ensuring that people with disabilities can perform complex functions through a transparent recruitment process, reasonable workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Applicants can request an accommodation prior to accepting a job offer. If you require reasonable accommodation in completing this application, or in any part of the recruitment process, direct your inquiries to Visit to access our complete Equal Employment Opportunity statement.

BMS will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records, pursuant to applicable laws in your area.

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