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Old 08-25-2016, 12:22 AM   #1
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Default Scientific Data Engineer

Our team in Pharma Research and Early Development (pRED) Informatics is part of Roche’s global Research & Early Development Organization. The mission of our team is the design, development and delivery of innovative integrated scientific informatics solutions and platforms focusing on the data capture, analysis, and visualization of chemical, biological and biomedical data, and transforming it into knowledge. A successful research organization today depends on high quality and efficient data engineering to support decisions making in all stages of the drug development processes with a strong focus on science and the ultimate goal of delivering new innovative treatments for patients. In this role, you will:

- Work closely with data scientists, domain experts and data and information architects to generate seamless solutions for scientists

- Design, construct, install, test and maintain highly scalable data management systems to improve accessibility and quality of data

- Act as the technical project manager, who is responsible for the technical design considerations and decisions as well as resource planning estimates of various size project and/or as team member contributing to project teams

- Collaborate and share your knowledge with colleagues in Basel and other locations

- Continuously learn new things and look into new technology scouting to keep yourself up-to-date with new trends on the highly dynamic field of data management solutions

Who you are

You’re someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point.

We are looking for a motivated candidate with passion for solving complex data engineering tasks to join a multi-cultural team working on innovative approaches in a science-driven industry. You have a background in Computer Science, Bioinformatics, Cheminformatics, Medical Informatics or related degree programs (MSc or PhD) and a good understanding and/or interest in medicine, biology and chemistry. Additionally, you bring:

- Strong data engineering skills (conceptual, logical/physical model design) and knowledge in the design, implementation and management of Scientific Data Management Solutions

- Experience in Oracle, Hadoop stack, NoSQL and Graph database software

- Solid knowledge of information retrieval/query languages (SPARQL, SQL)

- Familiarity with Terminology Management, Semantic Technologies, Data Standards, Linked Data and Knowledge Engineering

- Interest in and knowledge about heterogeneous scientific data (biology, chemistry, medical genomics) from various sources (in-house, commercial and public) created within different research areas

- You are a structured thinker with excellent analytical skills

- You are goal oriented, a pro-active knowledge sharer and team player, and you are able to work independently on assigned tasks

- Fluency in English

Who we are

Basel is the headquarters of the Roche Group and one of its most important centres of pharmaceutical research. Over 8,500 people from approximately 90 countries work in Basel, which is one of Roche`s largest sites.

Roche is an equal opportunity employer.

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Job-ID 2101969715
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