Senior Scientific Software Engineer 50% / ro-827

4070 Basel
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End Date: 
2019-01-22 11:25
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For our customer located in Basel/Switzerland we are currently looking for (m/f) a Senior Scientific Software Engineer 50%

  • Type of placement:  11 months, external contract with possible long term extension
  • Company:  major Pharma company in Basel area
  • Salary:  level 3 please ask us for the exact rate range 

(monthly all in salary levels in CHF,  level1= 5-10k , level2=10-15k,  level3= >15k)


We are looking for a Senior Software Engineer with experience in Life Sciences to support one of our global Research IT projects. 


General information


  • Start date: 11.02.2019
  • Latest start date: 18.02.2019
  • End date: 31.12.2019
  • Extension: An extension is not planned yet, but is possible (approval needed). 
  • Work location: Basel
  • Workload: 100% 
  • Remote/Home Office: Can be discussed during the interviews. 
  • Travelling: Not required. 


Tasks & Responsibilities


  • Evaluation and technical assessment of 3rd party Chemistry software solutions based on given requirements. 
  • Integration of 3rd party software solutions (cloud based and on-premise) into our existing application landscape. 
  • Definition, design and implementation of integration components and scientific software solutions. 

Must Haves


  • +8 years of experience as Senior Software Engineer (with experience in Life Sciences)
  • Strong expertise in the design of flexible, scalable and robust software solutions based on modern web technologies
  • In-depth knowledge of Java/JEE technology stack
  • Experienced in the design and implementation of REST API’s
  • Good experience with the integration of Cloud-based and internal solutions into an existing application landscape (on-premise)
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience with Big Data (e.g. Apache Spark, Hadoop) and No-SQL (e.g. MongoDB) database concepts
  • Hands-on experience with Chemistry platforms and tools from at least one of the following vendors: Biovia, Chemaxon, Dotmatics and/or Perkin Elmer. 
  • Strong analytical skills combined with conceptual thinking and structured working style
  • Excellent communication skills verbal and written in English
  • Work experience in cross functional and multi-site teams


Nice to Haves

  • +++ German speaker
  • +++ Pharma / Roche experience


Kindly be informed that our customer is located in Switzerland. Therefore only applications within the EU or candidates holding Swiss work permission are required. CV´s in Word format are highly appreciated.
We are looking forward to receiving your application.