Junior Data Analysis Expert (Scientific & Manufacturing)/RO-483

4070 Basel
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2018-07-20 09:25
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For our Swiss customer located in Basel we are currently looking for (m/f) an Junior Data Analysis Expert (Scientific & Manufacturing)

•    Type of placement: 17 months, external contract with possible long term extension
•    Company:  major Pharma company in Basel area
•    Salary:  level 1, 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 our customer in Research and Early Development (pRED) Digital Biomarker program. This program’s objective is to develop digital biomarkers. 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 

General information: 

  • Extension: Possible, but not approved yet. 
  • Travelling: Limited travel, if the project requires, 0 to 25% possible (Europe & USA for meetings, conferences and workshops) 

Tasks & Responsibilites: 

The successful candidate will be analysing large amounts sensor data collected from smartphones and other wearables in clinical trials to discover digital biomarkers required to assess drug efficacy. 


Must Haves: 

  • Very good university degree in mathematics, statistics, natural science or informatics 
  • 3+ years of experience with analyzing big data sets, data visualization (former engineering experience as well as technical know-how shown in the last projects) 
  • Experience with software development and big data infrastructures 
  • Experience with analysing biomechanical and sensor data desirable 
  • Profound knowledge in Python, R, Matlab or similar software packages/languages 
  • Knowledge of MS Office 
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills 
  • Self-starting team player 
  • Fluent in English 

Nice to Haves: 


  • +++ Experience with analyzing audio, sleep or heart rate/PPG data would be highly preferred 
  • +++ German speaking 
  • +++ Working experience in the pharmaceutical industry, ideally with clinical studies 
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