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Title:  Software Engineer

Requisition ID:  50222
Date:  Jul 24, 2022

Exton, Pennsylvania, US

Department:  Digtl & Transfrmtion

Hybrid position


Who We Are:


Working at West means having an opportunity to work by the side of our patients and customers, our global team members and the communities in which we operate – which all help contribute to a Healthier World.


At West, we are by the side of patients. The work we do impacts patients’ lives each and every day – our products are a critical part of healthcare delivery and we are proud of the role we play to improve patient health. We work by the side of our team members. We come together as one global team to deliver for our customers and help them address their challenges. We are a diverse, close-knit community of professionals, where everyone has a voice and opportunity to learn and grow through mutual trust and respect. With a 95 year plus history, we have a track record for success, which includes reported sales of $2.14B in 2020. We serve by the side of our community. Giving back is in our DNA—our team members across more than 50 sites globally are involved with hundreds of charities that have special meaning to them through our West Without Borders team member-led giving program.


Job Summary:

The Software Engineer, Digital and Transformation requires knowledge and expertise to participate in the architectural design, development, and enhancement of applications.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Understands the overall vision, business needs and the solution architecture for cross-platform mobile applications and IoT Integration.    
  • Develops cross platform (iOS, Android, and Windows) applications
  • Writes high-quality code for applications for native and rich user experiences
  • Works to build business knowledge and to transform this knowledge and business requirements into technical specifications
  • Estimates technical requirements and breaks down work to user stories and tasks
  • Plans, develops, tests, deploys and monitors cross-platform mobile apps in a DevOps model
  • Works with Leads and Architects on various prototypes, or proof of concept, to test solution
  • Other duties as assigned


Required Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience


Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Hands-on experience in the following:
    • Developing & managing cross-platform projects with .NET Core, using C#, LINQ, Rest APIs.
    • Developing applications including UWP, WinForms, Mobile (Android, iOS)
    • Developing applications with integrations like Enterprise single sign-on with Azure Active Directory, integration with Azure Storage etc.
    • Developing of App Services, Push Notifications for UWP, Android and iOS
    • Experience with JSON, XML, ODATA
    • Visual Studio App Center with Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) / DevOps.
    • Various code repositories like Git, TFS, etc.
    • Developing in an Agile methodology with Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS)
  • Experience with the following a plus:
    • UWP, Xamarin Forms and Xamarin Native development (Xamarin iOS, Xamarin Droid), Xamarin Studio or Xamarin for Visual Studio on both Apple iOS and Android platforms.
    • UWP (Universal Windows Platform) app development, XAML and Visual Studio
    • Linux, Windows , T-SQL, MongoDb, Entity Framework
    • Working within a validated GMP manufacturing environment.
  • Very good understanding and knowledge of the following:
    • Overall Cross Platform app development ecosystem, lifecycle, user experiences and roadmaps
    • Shared Projects and Portable Class Library (PCL)
    • Best practices in cross-platform UX design and development
    • Xamarin Binding is a Plus.
  • IoT Integration using OPC and/or KepWare is a Plus
  • Kubernetes (K8S) a Plus
  • Familiar with SAP HANA REST API Integration is a plus
  • Preferred: 
    • Overall 3+ years of experiences in app development (2-3 years with C#)
  • Ability to work in a global and virtual environment and to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment; utilize sound judgment with an ability to manage multiple priorities with a sense of urgency.
  • Willingness to global travel
  • Able to be aware of all relevant SOPs as per Company policy as they are related to the position covered by this Job Description
  • Able to comply with the company’s safety policy at all times
  • Able to comply with the company’s quality policy at all times.


Physical and Travel Requirements

  • 15% travel, including global travel
  • Occasional on-call work required




West is an equal opportunity employer and we value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.  If you have a special need that requires accommodation in order to apply to West, please send an email to  Where permitted by law, an offer of employment with West Pharmaceutical Services, or any of its subsidiary or affiliate companies, is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of background screening and/or a pre-employment drug screening.

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