Professional Technical Lead Software Development (Scientific & Manufacturing) / RO-471

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2018-07-16 09:40
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For our Swiss customer located in Basel we are currently looking for (m/f) a Professional Technical Lead Software Development (Scientific & Manufacturing)

•    Type of placement: 8 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)

General information: 

  •  Start date: 01.08.2018 
  •  Latest start date: 06.08.2018 
  •  End date: 31.03.2019 
  •  Extension: Possible, but needs to be approved. 
  •  Work load: 100% 
  •  Work location: Kaiseraugst
  •  Remote: In the beginning not, but possible after few weeks (transition period). 
  •  Travel: Not required. 
  •  Department: FAYR (Dia IT, Medical and Scientific Systems) 


Task and Responsibilities: 

  •  Delivery of the Team Foundation Server upgrades and enhancements 
  •  Creation of scripts, customizations to ensure the Team Foundation Server functionality meets business needs 
  •  Support for Lab Management functionality extended to Hyper-V 
  •  Analyze, design, code and test software to meet business and system requirements 
  •  Adhere to high-quality software development standards 
  •  3rd level support through monitoring, response to service problems, defect resolution, the creation of automation to prevent problems from recurring 
  •  Development of operating procedures and training of support organizations 
  •  Provide work estimates, identify risks and dependencies for new systems, implementation plans for enhancements, defect fixes 
  •  Develop and maintain technical specifications, drawings, and supporting system documentation 
  •  Participate in technical peer reviews (design reviews, code walkthroughs, test reviews and root cause analysis sessions) 

Must Haves: 

a) Hard skills: 

  •  Bachelor or Master Degree (or foreign equivalent) in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, Computer Applications or related field 
  •  5 to 7 years of experience in full software development lifecycle from requirements gathering, design, software development, testing and retirement of systems 
  •  5+ years of C#/Java/Python/Other Object Oriented development 
  •  5+ years of hands-on support experience with software development tools such as TFS, Visual Studio, HP ALM 
  •  Work experience in Pharmaceutical/Biotechnology industry 
  •  Demonstrated experience supporting an enterprise-level applications 
  •  Knowledge of regulatory requirements including and computer systems validation 

b) Soft skills: 

  •  Ability to apply logical thinking to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw conclusions 
  •  Ability to work with team members in other geographic locations, across time zones, across cultures 
  •  Excellent written and verbal communication skills (fluent English speaking) 
  •  Strong collaboration skills, team member 
  •  Self-driven and self-organized and able to work independently and interact with project teams 
  •  Customer focused with a passion and drive for delivering business value 

Nice to Haves: 

  •  Experience with ProGet, DSC, Bitbucket, Jenkins, Artifactory, JIRA, etc. 
  •  Experience with Windows and Linux operating systems and database tools 
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