Senior Scientific Software Engineer / ro-878

4070 Basel
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2019-02-27 14:10
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For our customer located in Basel/Switzerland we are currently looking for (m/f/d) an Senior Scientific Software Engineer

  • Type of placement: 10 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.


Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Design and development of innovative, modern and user-friendly scientific software solutions in close collaboration with research scientists
  • Evaluation and technical assessment of 3rd party Chemistry software solutions based on given requirements.
  • Integration of system components (cloud based and on-premise) and workflows by utilizing existing API's or defining new interfaces where necessary.


General information

  • Start date: 11.03.2019 
  • Latest start: 18.03.2019 
  • 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. 
  • Department: PXIB (pRED Informatics) 

Must Haves

  • Master in Computer Science or Informatics and ideally good understanding of Chemistry and Cheminformatics concepts 
  • Excellent software engineering skills and 5+ years experience in designing complex and highly integrated software solutions 
  • Good „full stack“ software development skills (Java, Python, REST, Oracle, MongoDB) 
  • Good experience in systems integration, interface & API design and security 
  • Knowledge and hands-on experience with Big Data (e.g. Apache Spark, Hadoop) and No-SQL (e.g. MongoDB) database concepts 
  • Experience to work in agile environments desirable 
  • Strong analytical skills combined with conceptual thinking and structured working style 
  • Excellent communication skills in English 

Nice to Haves

  • +++ Experience to work in agile environments desirable
  • ++ Pharma experience
  • + German


Kindly be informed that our customer is located in Switzerland. Therefore only applications within the EU or candidates holding Swiss work permission are required.

The SymplyVision-Team is looking forward to receiving your application (Word file is highly appreciated). 

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