Programmer, Web Development
Alexion - Cheshire, CT

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Reports to: Director, Business Engagement
Location: Cheshire, CT (USA)
Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company focused on serving patients with severe and ultra-rare disorders through the innovation, development and commercialization of life-transforming therapeutic products. Alexion is the global leader in complement inhibition, and has developed and markets Soliris® (eculizumab) as a treatment for patients with PNH and aHUS, two debilitating, ultra-rare and life-threatening disorders caused by chronic uncontrolled complement activation. Soliris is currently approved in more than 40 countries for the treatment of PNH, and in the United States for the treatment of aHUS. Alexion is evaluating other potential indications for Soliris and is pursuing development of other innovative biotechnology product candidates in early stages of development. This press release and further information about Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. can be found at: .
Position Summary
This position is responsible for the non-design aspects of constructing and/or maintaining of internal and external websites. Principle duties are configuration of 3rd-party CMSs, coding and supporting site pages, scripting, and testing. This developer should have familiarity, comfort, and acumen in business and process analysis, since responsibilities will often include direct communication with website stakeholders and design firms in both the initial design stages and pre-launch testing tasks.
Principal Responsibilities

Build and maintenance of corporate Internet websites within Windows and Linux environments.

Build and maintenance of corporate Intranet websites on the SharePoint 2010 platform.

Programming of websites and stand-alone applications using industry standard languages and technologies, including PHP, Classes, COM/DCOM, VB Script, Javascript, HTML, .NET, VB, Perl, and SQL.

Partnering directly with Business Information Systems Managers to develop requirements and prepare development specifications for websites.

Programming of business systems interfaces using Microsoft languages.

Monitor sites’ technical performance.

Contribute on projects including web layout enhancements, desktop applications, website enhancements, web-based applications, and database-backed websites.

Interact with servers using SSH, FTP, and Telnet protocols.

Work in a variety of development frameworks, including Ruby on Rails, .NET, PEAR, and Smarty.

Work with various database systems, including MySQL and SQL Server and frameworks including ADO and ODBC.

Development and execution of test scripts as required by corporate change control and SLC guidelines.

Serving as technical liaison for Marketing and Public Relations web and interactive media projects.

Maintenance of site level security and enforcement of IT Security web policies.



Excellent verbal and written communication skills

Ability to multitask with strong time management and organizational skills

Comfort working with end-users and design firms

A full understanding of the .NET framework

Knowledge of user interface conventions and standards

Good knowledge of cloud servers and hands-on experience with deployment of internally-developed web solutions to cloud environments

Good knowledge of the SharePoint 2010 platform, including workflow and web part development, InfoPath form development, and SharePoint Designer

Familiarity with deploying websites in multiple languages across multiple global regions

Experience interfacing Microsoft systems with third party applications such as SAP

5+ years of experience using and a very strong knowledge of C#, VB, VB Script, Java, PHP, and Javascript languages

Experience building software using Microsoft Visual Studio

Familiarity with strict development methodologies and change control

Experience in SQL programming (T-SQL), SQL optimization, stored procedures and triggers

Experience with MS SQL Server Reporting Services

Experience with IIS 7

Experience with

5+ years of systems architecture and design

5+ years of data architecting and design

A passion for programming and innovative design


A 4-year degree or diploma in a computer-related field (e.g., Computer Science, Programming, etc.)

As a leading employer in our industry, Alexion is proud to offer a highly competitive package of base and incentive compensation as well as a comprehensive benefits program designed to support the health, wellness and financial security of our employees and their families. Benefits include group medical, vision and dental coverage, group and supplemental life insurance, 401(k) with company match, tuition reimbursement, relocation assistance and much more. To learn more about Alexion, please visit or download our App for iPhones and Blackberries. Alexion is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative action employer

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Alexion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (Alexion) is a biopharmaceutical company engaged in the discovery, development and delivery of biologic...