Microbiome Data Analyst

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 organization (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 bioinformatics and biostatistics is a primary focus area. We closely collaborate with our therapeutic areas and functions to convert hypotheses into innovative therapeutics.

Job mission

In our team of bioinformaticians and biostatisticians, we bring together diverse expertise on pre-clinical, clinical and real world data in order to gain a deep understanding of the molecular mechanisms of the mode of action, safety and efficacy of small and large molecules. As a member of the team you will contribute to our prime responsibility of developing safe and efficacious drugs creating exceptional value for our portfolio and for patients.

Your impact

  • Be a key contributor and data analysis lead in cross-functional teams contributing to patient safety, biomarker discovery and development.

  • Support clinical trials that benefit from microbiome data as possible biomarkers (patient heterogeneity, drug efficacy…) and / or safety readouts.

  • Evaluate and develop tools and pipelines to manage, process, visualize and analyze metagenomics data from public or internal sources.

Your profile

  • PhD in computational biology, bioinformatics, statistics or related fields.

  • 2+ years of experience in academic or industry setting particularly in the area of microbiome data analysis and collection.

  • Proficiency in working with bioinformatics tools and methods, Strong background in statistics and/or machine learning.

  • 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 able to follow the science. You act on facts and data, not opinions and go where the science and the unmet needs of patients lead you.

  • 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.

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.

Your location

These positions are located in Basel

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.

Job Level:

Individual contributor

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