Basel is the headquarters of the Roche Group and one of its most important centres of pharmaceutical research. Over 8,500 people from approximately 90 countries work in Basel, which is one of Roche`s largest sites.
Roche is an equal opportunity employer.
R&D Cheminformatics Expert
The Roche Pharma Research and Early Development Informatics team is the bridge between digital technology and science. We help drive medical innovation and are integral to the realisation of truly Personalised Healthcare and the development of innovative treatments for patients.
We are shaping the digitalization of Pharma R&D at Roche, and we are growing. For our vision to come true, we need innovative, dedicated people from a wide variety of backgrounds.
Currently, we are looking for Research Informatics/Cheminformatics talent with a good understanding of small molecule drug discovery. Join us in creating the future of research for patients with information technology solutions at the forefront of innovation!
You will be a key contributor to our strategic initiative on improving the effectiveness of laboratory processes and decision making, with an initial focus on high-throughput screening and compound library design and logistics
You will establish and nurture effective partnerships with scientists, internal IT specialists and software companies to assess existing processes and workflows for optimisation opportunities
You will propose and prototype appropriate informatics solutions to improve data capture, automated processing and integration
You will optimise the solutions towards higher performance, robustness, and scalability in collaboration with technical teams
You will support us in advancing our state-of-the-art application landscape to facilitate complex research activities by leading or collaborating in local and global informatics projects
Who you are
You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.
You have a university degree, preferably a PhD, in Computer Science, Cheminformatics, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Engineering, and several years of professional experience in life science or information management
You are a quick learner, inspired by curiosity, who enjoys entering into new areas to build expertise, and you courageously and creatively take initiative to see your ideas implemented in the exciting overlap between science and informatics
You are attracted by the challenges of managing informatics projects, and navigate consciously and fluidly between strategic conceptual thinking and detail-oriented planning, prioritisation, and task management
You have expertise in drug discovery in pharmaceutical research and associated software tools, programming and scripting languages, web service and database technologies, as well as data processing solutions such as Pipeline Pilot, R or Spotfire
Your profile is rounded off by having very good presentation and communication skills in English