Roche

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Job description

At Roche, we believe it’s urgent to deliver medical solutions right now – even as we develop innovations for the future. We are passionate about transforming patients’ lives and we are fearless in both decision and action. And we believe that good business means a better world.

That is why we come to work each day. We commit ourselves to scientific rigor, unassailable ethics, and access to medical innovations for all. We do this today to build a better tomorrow.

In Roche’s Pharmaceutical Research and Early Development organisation (pRED) , we make transformative medicines for patients in order to tackle some of the world’s toughest unmet healthcare needs. At pRED, we are united by our mission to transform science into medicines. Together, we create a culture defined by curiosity, responsibility and humility, where our talented people are empowered and inspired to bring forward extraordinary life-changing innovation at speed. These positions are located in the Predictive Modeling and Data Analytics chapter, a chapter within the Pharmaceutical Sciences function, where generating insights from data is a primary focus area. We closely collaborate with our therapeutic areas and functions to convert hypotheses into innovative therapeutics.

Job mission

As a member of our team of data science experts you support the organization to generate deep insights from our data, driving our journey into becoming a data savvy, efficient and data driven organization. You will contribute to our prime responsibility of developing safe and efficacious drugs creating exceptional value for our portfolio and for patients.

Your impact

  • Identification, analysis and implementation of use cases where Pharmaceutical Sciences can and has to become more efficient in our data processes (e.g. via automation, data processing, data management) and decision making (data visualization, data interpretation).

  • Development of software solutions (databases, APIs, user interfaces) in collaboration with partners in pRED and beyond building on existing infrastructure and tools.

  • Supporting preparation of datasets as well as exploration and interpretation of experimental and biological data from preclinical and clinical programs by providing automation, visualization as well as analyses.

Your profile

  • Master or PhD in computer science, data science, bioinformatics or related field.

  • +3 years experience in industry setting (preferably Pharma) for Senior positions, no previous experience needed for junior positions (temporary - 2 years)

  • Proficient in at least 4 of the following areas: Data engineering with particular emphasis on MongoDB, API development, UI development using frameworks such as Angular or Flask, Elastic search, pipeline development on HPC systems (e.g. NextFlow, Snakemake), containerized applications (e.g. Docker, Singularity), cloud computing (e.g. AWS), data science (analysis and interpretation of data), SCRUM and Agile software development.

  • You exhibit a growth mindset. You ask for feedback and act on it. You embrace opportunities to gain new skills and perspectives and provide honest feedback to others to help them grow.

  • You are obsessed with meeting customer needs. You put yourself in your customers place and act boldly with them to bring better results to patients.

  • You are able to radically simplify and prioritize for impact. You invest your time in things that accelerate progress for patients. You stop doing things that do not.

Your location

These positions are located in Basel

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You are looking for a company where you receive the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Working in a multi-cultural environment motivates you.

Are you ready to apply? We want someone who thinks beyond the job offered - someone who knows that this position can be a rare springboard to many other opportunities at Roche.

Roche embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

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