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Takeda Pharmaceuticals Senior Software Engineer in Bratislava, Slovakia

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Senior Software Engineer

The Future Begins Here

At Takeda, we are creating a future-ready organization that uses data and digital to meet the needs of patients, our people, and the planet. We need your help to make this happen. Join our new Innovation Capability Center (ICC) in Bratislava, Slovakia.

In this role at our state-of-the-art center, you will have the opportunity to grow your skills and create solutions that will benefit patients around the world. Become the heart of our internal innovation engine.

At Takeda we unite in diversity!

Takeda is committed to creating an inclusive workplace, where individuals are recognized for the diverse backgrounds and abilities they bring to our company. We are continually improving workplace experience and accessibility for everyone, and welcome applications from all qualified candidates. Here, you will feel welcomed, respected, and valued as an important contributor to our Team.

The Opportunity

As a Senior Software Engineer, you will play a pivotal role in bringing new digital health products to address patients pain points and optimize healthcare delivery. You will be a critical part of our mission to becoming the most trusted digital biopharmaceutical company in the world. You will provide technical expertise in innovative product development, ensuring seamless integration and efficient utilization of relevant technologies. With your experience, you will build user-centric health tech solutions, integrate with our technical ecosystem, and be a member of an agile team of top-tier developers for Takeda to succeed in this mission.

Join our pioneering team at Takeda ICC as we revolutionize digital health with cutting-edge React Native development. We’re establishing a new SW engineering team where we're seeking for passionate professionals to drive innovation and transform healthcare technology.


  • Deliver high-quality modern user experiences built in modern Front-End and Back-End (React Native, Node.js, TypeScript, JavaScript, Java/.NET) frameworks and libraries .

  • Utilize APIs, connectors, and middleware tools to achieve system interoperability.

  • Leverage best practices, Object Oriented JavaScript programming and TypeScript frameworks.

  • Build interfaces for modern internet applications using the latest front-end and back-end technologies.

  • Implement reusable libraries across applications.

  • Ensure responsive design works across computing platforms.

  • Develop application code and unit tests in selected framework and/or library.

  • Ensure high performance for global users through performance tests and tuning.

  • Partner with the design team around usability and UI/UX concerns.

  • Guide the team to develop products with good data quality and in line with Takeda’s data governance framework and strategy.

  • Mentor a development team in building custom applications, workflows, and integrations.

  • Participate in setting coding standards, conduct code reviews, and ensure adherence to best practices. Offer expertise and support in troubleshooting and resolving technical issues.

  • Mentor the team through work estimation based on user stories and functional requirements or wireframes.

  • Write unit and integration tests for all application code.

  • Conduct training sessions to educate team members and end-users on platform functionality and best practices.

  • Collaborate with business stakeholders to understand business requirements and design technical solutions. Create architectural diagrams, define system integrations, and establish best practices for development.

  • Collaborate with cross-functional technical teams, including business analysts, project managers, and technical engineers in other global locations, to understand requirements, provide technical insights, and ensure successful project delivery. Communicate effectively to convey technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders.

Skills and Qualifications


  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science or a related study, or equivalent experience.

  • 5+ years of relevant professional experience in developing software.

  • Strong hands-on experience as a full-stack engineer focused on mobile with following tech stack: React Native, React, Node.js or similar.

  • Hands-on experience and/or willingness to learn new technologies (including Low-Code platforms like Mendix and/or similar.) and adapt to changing business needs.

  • Hands-on experience developing solutions on AWS (serverless and other Platform As A Service modules of cloud platform) is a big advantage.

  • Demonstrated skills in guiding and mentoring development teams. Ability to provide technical guidance, set coding standards, conduct code reviews, and ensure adherence to best practices. Strong communication and collaboration skills to work effectively with cross-functional teams and stakeholders.

  • Familiarity with Agile methodologies and project management tools.

  • Experience in prototyping, as well as operating at scale, with focus on writing clean, encapsulated and well documented code.

  • Extensive experience in designing and implementing integrations between systems using middleware tools. Familiarity with various integration patterns, protocols, and technologies (such as REST, SOAP, JSON, XML).

  • Adept at analyzing complex technical issues, identifying root causes, and implementing effective solutions. Proficient in debugging, performance optimization, and troubleshooting mobile/web applications.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills, business acumen, and enterprise knowledge.

  • Proficiency in English in both verbal and written communication is a must.

What Takeda Can Offer You

At Takeda, you may build your career, while contributing to better people’s lives. Expect trust driven culture built around Integrity, Fairness, Honesty and Perseverance. Joining ICC will give you access to high end technology, training and colleagues who will support your growth.


As a motivated employee, you should be compensated appropriately. The minimum salary for this position is € 3850 per month (full time), but your final remuneration package may be higher depending on your qualifications and experience.


Here are a few benefits our employees are enjoying at Takeda. To get a full picture of what we are offering, follow this link ( .

  • Cafeteria

  • Medical - High standard medical care

  • Bridge days

  • Summer Hours

  • Multisport Card

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SVK - Bratislava – Svatoplukova

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