ERT: Data Software Engineer
500 Rutherford Avenue
Boston, MA 02129

Employee Testimonials

Our Boston office is looking for a Data Software Engineer to be responsible for designing and developing ETL, data pipelines and backend services to support the Trial Oversight Application data analytics functionality.  The individual must be a fast learner, stay on top of current and future trends in software technologies and embrace innovative and creative thinking with an eye to the big picture.  We seek a talented individual that is highly motivated, possesses an understanding of the industry, and can translate requirements and feedback into successful commercial products.



  • Design, develop and maintain custom ETL (extract, transform, load) from multiple data sources
  • Design and develop backend APIs and services on Node.js/JavaScript stack to support data ingestion and data management
  • Build, deploy and scale using Amazon Web Services
  • Maintain and develop testing and automation platform to ensure high-quality and performance
  • Collaborate with Engineering to develop and deliver high-quality products and features in a timely manner
  • Determines, develops, and maintains guidelines and coding standard documentation
  • Provides technical support to team members

The duties and responsibilities listed in this job description represent the major responsibilities of the position. Other duties and responsibilities may be assigned, as required. This job description and any attachments do not constitute or represent a contract.


  • 5+ year(s) hands on commercial Software Development experience
  • 5+ year(s) experience with SQL (relational) based databases (Postgres preferred)
  • Experience developing custom ETL and data management solutions
  • Experience with software development and architecture using JavaScript/Node.js and related frameworks (Express, etc.)
  • Demonstrable knowledge of full-stack web development tooling and procedures
  • Data visualization technologies like D3 are highly desirable
  • Experience with Agile methodologies and SDLC adherence and procedures
  • BS in Engineering or related field, MS a plus but not required
  • Must be a team player with the ability to work with all parts of the organization
  • Strong communication skills
  • Problem solving skills and the ability to get the job done

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


Employee Testimonials

Software Engineer, Boston

“Working at ERT is inspiring because it helps me grow intellectually and in my career. I’m passionate about working here because I get a chance to work on delivering life-changing medicines that help people live healthier and better lives.”

Senior Project Manager, Estenfeld Germany

“I love to work at ERT, and every day, I’m motivated. I feel appreciated and valued, and I definitely have the chance to grow and show who I am.”

Project Management, Philadelphia

“What I appreciate the most are the opportunities that we have for career growth and learning. I started here seven years ago, and I’ve been able to move through three positions. There’s always opportunity to work on new and interesting things!”

Cardiac Safety Solutions, Philadelphia

“The culture at ERT is one of enabling success. We put a lot of effort and attention into our people because they’re our most valuable resource. I appreciate the investment back in me.”

Inventory Control Supervisor, Boston

“What makes ERT a great place to work is the companionship and working together, the friendships you develop. It’s been one of the greatest experiences in my life. I can’t wait to come to work in the morning — I’ve been here eight years and I haven’t missed a day!”

Education & Training, Philadelphia

“Working at ERT is interesting, because you’re always challenged. If you want to constantly grow, constantly learn new things, constantly expand your knowledge base and your skill sets, then this is the place to be.”