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Title:  Full Stack Software Engineer

Requisition ID:  36023
Date:  Nov 7, 2022

Taipei, Taiwan, TW

Department:  Digtl & Transfrmtion



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 Full-Stack Software Engineer, Digital and Transformation requires in-depth knowledge and experience to work autonomously and take part in the design, development, and enhancement of West IoT applications. He/She will work with an international team to bring power of IoT in the Pharmaceutical space to enable more efficient and effective production flow as well as instrumentally contribute to West Pharma IoT internal and customer facing capabilities.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


  • Engineer software products for both internal and external stakeholders
  • Design & develop new features to match stakeholders’ requirements
  • Develop and maintain the backend API supporting front end needs
  • Ensure efficiency and security of communication between web portals and API
  • Add new features following original design & propose improvement
  • Join team effort to create effective design & user-flow (UX)
  • Evaluate and participate on using best industry practices about software development.
  • Evaluates emerging technologies and avails strategic, innovative, and cost-effective solutions that increase the efficiency, reliability, and integration of the business’s sites/software
  • Support senior roles to deliver project from prototypes to production deployment
  • Communicate & work with local and overseas teams
  • Other Duties as assigned


Education and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Engineering, or equivalent preferred
  • 3+ years of related work experience



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Proven development experience using standard web technologies: HTML, CSS3, JavaScript
  • Extended experience with at least one development framework (React.js, Vue.js, Angular.js,  ..)
  • Good knowledge of Web protocol & security mechanism (HTTP, WebSocket, Rest APIs, CSP, CORS, Cookie,  ..)
  • Production Backend Experience using Node.js
  • Experience consuming at least one of following database: MongoDB, PostgreSQL, Redis
  • Experience in Cloud services CICD & hosting a plus
  • Experience with Docker & Git a plus
  • Ability to work autonomously in a fast-paced and complex environment with a self-motivated work ethic; use sound judgment with an ability to manage multiple priorities with a sense of urgency
  • Ability to work in a virtual environment in a global organization and to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise independent judgment in making decisions and resolving complex problems related to general and technical aspects of the job.
  • Able to comply with the company’s safety and quality policies at all times.



Physical and Travel Requirements


  • Less than 10% travel, including international and within Asia Pacific
  • Flexibility to work with teams in different time zones (incl. Evening meetings)









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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