Professional Mobile Solution Software Architect (Scientific & Manufacturing) / ro-253

4070 Basel
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2018-02-16 09:50
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For our Swiss customer located in Basel we are currently looking for (m/f) a  Professional Mobile Solution Software Architect (Scientific & Manufacturing)

  • 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 number of roles to support thee Pharma Research and Early Development (pRED) Digital Biomarker program. This program’s objective is to develop digital biomarkers for  Pharma.


The program’s focus areas are

  • 1) Design digital biomarkers: Define ways to capture clinical outcomes using sensor data collected from smartphones and wearables
  • 2) Develop apps and data processing pipeline: Establish processes, software, and infrastructure to handle big data collected from sensors in clinical trials
  • 3) Deploy digital biomarkers to clinical studies: Generate data to validate approaches and support decision making
  • 4) Analyse and interpret sensor data: Identify signals for disease severity and progression in sensor data collected from patients in trials


Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Design the modular architecture for our Digital Biomarker remote patient monitoring platform (i.e. data collection from Apps and wearables)
  • Enable the platform to serve clinical development studies in a scalable manner
  • Define the software development roadmap to implement the platform


General information

  • Start Date: 05.03.2018 or ASAP
  • End Date: 31.12.2018
  • Work Location: Basel
  • Work Load: 100%
  • Remote: 1 day per week, prior approval needed.
  • Extension: Possible, but not approved yet.
  • Travelling: Limited travel, if the project requires, 0 to 25% possible (Europe & USA for meetings, conferences and workshops)
  • Department: pRED Informatics (PXIZ)


  • Very good university degree (MSc. level or above) in computer science, business informatics, or similar 
  • 5+ years mobile software development expertise 
  • Experience working as a mobile solution software architect 
  • Familiarity with iOS and Android ecosystems and the latest technologies and trends 
  • Experience in developing cross platform applications 
  • Excellent communication skills 
  • Familiarity with Agile software development methodology (SCRUM preferred) 
  • German speaking 
  • Working experience in the pharmaceutical, diagnostics or related industry 
  • Scientific computing/software development background 
  • leadership personality