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Title:  Sr Software Engineer, D&T, IoT Solution

Requisition ID:  61097
Date:  May 20, 2023

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 Sr. Software Engineer, D&T, IoT Solution Architect requires in-depth knowledge and experience to work autonomously and oversee and take part in the architectural design, development, and enhancement of West IoT applications. He 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 products and services with international team for both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Build performant and reliable Internet-of-Things software components with various technologies
  • Take ownership of projects and deliverable
  • Communicate & work with local and overseas teams
  • Coaches, supports and trains other developers and engineers
  • Contribute to the team know-how and general industry good practices
  • Collaborates with senior roles to architect project from prototypes to testing
  • Trace code and understand the design of complex systems
  • Design & develop new features to match stakeholders requirements
  • Other duties as assigned



Education and Experience:


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



Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:


  • Ability to read/write/speak/listen in English
  • Ability to master new technologies quickly
  • Solid development experience with various programing languages & databases
  • Programing experience in Erlang/Elixir a plus
  • Solid IoT related software development background, including:
  • Experience in building distributed or data intensive systems
  • Experience with device connectivity & protocols (HTTP, MQTT)
  • Experience with communication encryption preferred (TLS, PKI, Digital Signature)
  • Experience with firmware development a plus
  • Experience in Cloud services CICD & hosting 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
  • 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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