Senior Engineer (Infrastructure) / ro-300

4070 Basel
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End Date: 
2018-03-14 15:45
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For our Swiss customer located in Basel we are currently looking for (m/f) a Senior Engineer (Infrastructure)


  • Type of placement:  9 months, external contract with possible long term extension
  • Company:  major Pharma company in Basel area
  • Salary:  level 2 please ask us for the exact rate range 

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


For the Manufacturing IT Team we are looking for a Senior Engineer to support us onsite in Basel.


General information

  • Start date: 02.04.2018
  • Latest start date: 09.04.2018
  • End date: 31.12.2018
  • Extension: An extension is planned but not approved yet.
  • Work location: Basel, 
  • Workload: 100%
  • Remote/Home Office: Not possible.
  • Travelling: Not required.
  • Department: FPPM – Pharma Informatics, Manufacturing IT


Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Ensure that operational work, project related activities and on-call services are performed according to defined KPIs.
  • Provide infrastructure and application management. Support and ensure operational stability and effectiveness of several Applications and Infrastructure platform
  • Contribute to the core business and informatics processes and solutions by applying specific knowledge of systems and tools, as well as problem solving skills, to support these processes and solutions
  • Collaborate with end users to identify needs and opportunities for improved data management and delivery
  • Resolve or escalate problems for resolution when appropriate
  • Maintain and develop process and technical knowledge
  • +8 years of experience in the pharmaceutical industry, as well as in a regulated environment with Computer System (laboratory or manufacturing experience as 2nd level support)
  • +8 years of experience with business processes in the manufacturing or laboratory environment
  • Validation experience with working in a project environment and in Informatics Service Support and Service Delivery
  • Previous experience in system installation and maintenance of operating systems, hardware and peripheral devices e.g. bar code scanner, printer etc.
  • Technical experience in manufacturing and laboratory systems
  • Strong technical skills in different operating systems and platforms
  • Experience in Network Infrastructure
  • Tools: Windows 2003/2008/2012; VMware; Citrix; Windows 7; Windows 10
  • ITIL certification and GxP certification
  • CSV (at least CSV knowledge, ideally 2-3 years of experience)
  • Service oriented attitude, being able to communicate with our customers, also in emergency situations
  • Excellent communication skills, fluent in German and English (German is a must have, therefore CVs in German are accepted)
  • High social skills, team player