Senior Software Engineer - Data Platform

 Published 13 days ago
 Base pay: $110,000 - $270,000
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Veeva Systems is a mission-driven organization and pioneer in industry cloud, helping life sciences companies bring therapies to patients faster. As one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies in history, we surpassed $2B in revenue in our last fiscal year with extensive growth potential ahead.

At the heart of Veeva are our values: Do the Right Thing, Customer Success, Employee Success, and Speed. We're not just any public company – we made history in 2021 by becoming a public benefit corporation (PBC), legally bound to balancing the interests of customers, employees, society, and investors.

As a Work Anywhere company, we support your flexibility to work from home or in the office, so you can thrive in your ideal environment.

Join us in transforming the life sciences industry, committed to making a positive impact on its customers, employees, and communities.

The Role

Veeva OpenData supports the industry by providing real-time reference data across the complete healthcare ecosystem, to support commercial sales execution, compliance, and business analytics. We drive value to our customers through constant innovation, using cloud-based solutions and state-of-the-art technologies to deliver product excellence and customer success.

In the role of Senior Software Engineer, Data Platform at Opendata, you'll spearhead the development of entirely new architecture for our new Data platform from the ground up. Your primary objective will be to design and build a resilient, scalable cloud-based platform along with its accompanying tools. These resources will empower Opendata teams to efficiently create and distribute our valuable data assets. We value end-to-end ownership, which gives you the freedom to determine the correct course of action, do all due diligence, and execute solutions in your own creative way.


What You'll Do
  • Lead the technical design, end-to-end architecture development of the data platform for Opendata
  • Develop core platform components including data ingestion, storage and processing engine
  • Develop algorithms to build complex data relationships
  • Establish best practices in design and implementation of technical solutions
  • Collaborate with Product team to adapt our data platform to changing demands in the market

  • 6+ years of experience as software engineer, with strong focus on designing and building scalable data platforms
  • Strong understanding of data architecture principles and proven experience in designing and developing scalable data systems
  • Experience working with Apache Spark, Airflow (or similar), Data Lakes and open table formats such as delta lake and/or iceberg etc
  • Excellent SW development skills in one or more: Python/Java/Scala
  • Strong experience in building data tools and libraries with AWS and/or GCP infrastructure and services
  • Strong communication skills

Nice to Have
  • Experience building and supporting scalable APIs for platforms
  • Hands-on experience using DevOps tools and CI/CD
  • Experience with Redshift, EMR, EKS or equivalent.
  • Previous experience in the Life Sciences sector

Perks & Benefits
  • Medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance
  • PTO and company-paid holidays
  • Retirement programs
  • 1% charitable giving program

  • Base pay: $110,000 - $270,000
  • The salary range listed here has been provided to comply with local regulations and represents a potential base salary range for this role. Please note that actual salaries may vary within the range above or below, depending on experience and location. We look at compensation for each individual and base our offer on your unique qualifications, experience, and expected contributions. This position may also be eligible for other types of compensation in addition to base salary, such as variable bonus and/or stock bonus.



Veeva’s headquarters is located in the San Francisco Bay Area with offices in more than 15 countries around the world.

Veeva is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, religion, national origin or ancestry, age, disability, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status, protected genetic information, political affiliation, or any other characteristics protected by local laws, regulations, or ordinances. If you need assistance or accommodation due to a disability or special need when applying for a role or in our recruitment process, please contact us at

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