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.
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 realization of truly Personalized Healthcare and the development of innovative treatments for patients.
We are shaping the digitization of Pharma R&D at Roche, and we are growing. We need innovative, dedicated people from a wide variety of backgrounds as we realize our vision.
Currently, we are looking for Research Informatics talent with expertise in automating laboratory workflows and decision making to join us in driving an innovative strategy for the digital transformation of research for patients.
You will contribute in key ways to our strategic initiative on digitalisation of research, with a focus on automating laboratory processes and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) methods
You will design, develop and implement smart and user-friendly software solutions for the advanced automation of modern research labs and their workflows in collaboration with scientists in the labs and optimize the solutions towards higher performance, robustness, and scalability
You collaborate with scientists and other teams to establish and maintain the common guidelines and frameworks to efficiently support the data-processing and data-loading from the Lab-instruments up to the foundational systems and Data Warehouses
You are responsible for integrating Lab instruments in the data processing frameworks and design and develop device driver software to automate and optimize the seamless provisioning of the generated experimental data into frameworks for further analysis and decision making
You continuously learn new things and look into new technologies to keep yourself up-to-date with new trends, in particular in the quickly evolving field of Lab Automation, robotics and sensors in combination with modern software engineering concepts
You know the standard lab solutions and evaluate commercial as well as open-source software solutions for small- and large molecule research, making sure they adhere to the overall Research Informatics Architecture and Standards
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.
We are looking for a highly motivated person with a Bachelor or Master degree in Computer Science, Chemistry, Biochemistry, or Engineering and a strong interest in Pharma and Medicine. If you also bring the set of skills and expertise listed below with you, we are looking forward to receiving your application.
Very deep programming skills (Java, C, .Net, Python, REST) and experience with device driver implementations
Experience with laboratory instruments and data exchange standards such as SiLA or frameworks like Allotrope
Experience in agile software development methodologies
Strong analytical skills combined with conceptual thinking and structured working style
Excellent communication skills verbal and written in English
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