Make significant contributions to the backend components of multiple cloud-native systems for data processing; Serve as a subject matter expert within the group for cloud computing, workflow orchestration, and data integration; Advance the existing research platform and unveil the value of the data to enhance the efficiency of the drug discovery process; Create software solutions on top of our data resources to make data accessible within research; Supports the strategy definition for machine learning (including deep learning), cloud computing, and computational biology and chemistry
Master, PhD or equivalent experience in computer science, chemistry, biology, or physics, with a focus on supporting drug discovery scientists and processes; 5+ years of experience in scientific computing in a pharma research environment; Excellent overview about the drug discovery process in pharma/biotech; Solid Cheminformatics and/or bioinformatics knowledge
Press Tab to Move to Skip to Content Link Skip to main content All R&D Functions Corporate Functions Commercial Functions Search by Keyword Search by Location All R&D Functions Corporate Functions Commercial Functions View Profile Search by Keyword Search by Location × Select how often (in days) to receive an alert: Create Alert × Select how often (in days) to receive an alert: Apply now » Scientific Software Engineer Location: Basel, BS, CH About Idorsia Pharmaceuticals Ltd Idorsia Ltd is reaching out for more - We have more ideas, we see more opportunities and we want to help more patients. In order to achieve this, we want to develop Idorsia into one of Europe’s leading biopharmaceutical companies, with a strong scientific core. Headquartered in Switzerland - a European biotech hub - Idorsia is specialized in the discovery and development of small molecules, to transform the horizon of therapeutic options. Idorsia has a broad portfolio of innovative drugs in the pipeline, an experienced team, a fully-functional research center, and a strong balance sheet - the ideal constellation to bringing R&D efforts to business success. Idorsia was listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ticker symbol: IDIA) in June 2017 and has over 1,100 highly qualified specialists dedicated to realizing our ambitious targets. Role Main purpose: Apply your scientific and computational skills to maximize data impact from automated systems across all three Drug Discovery Divisions (Pharmacology & Preclinical Development, Chemistry and Biology). Achieve this by contributing to software development squads that require significant computational effort due to scale and complexity (eg. Genomics, Virtual Screening). Develop and promote self-service models for analytics tools and data. Integrate commercial tools when needed and contribute to the strategy and implementation of a common data architecture. Job responsibilities Key responsibilities: Make significant contributions to the backend components of multiple cloud-native systems for data processing. Serve as a subject matter expert within the group for cloud computing, workflow orchestration, and data integration. Advance the existing research platform and unveil the value of the data to enhance the efficiency of the drug discovery process. Create software solutions on top of our data resources to make data accessible within research. Supports the strategy definition for machine learning (including deep learning), cloud computing, and computational biology and chemistry. Scale up existing solutions or prototypes into reliable and consistent cloud-based cloud solutions. Lead commercial software customization, migration, and integration efforts. Foster an efficient collaboration with the IT department, especially the infrastructure team. Ensure an aligned culture of excellence in software design and coding standards. Encourage the use of modern software development methodologies. Candidate’s Requirements Education: Master, PhD or equivalent experience in computer science, chemistry, biology, or physics, with a focus on supporting drug discovery scientists and processes Job experience: 5 years of experience in scientific computing in a pharma research environment Skills (functional/technical): Excellent overview about the drug discovery process in pharma / biotech Solid Cheminformatics and/or bioinformatics knowledge Data-driven mindset, ability to understand different data domains, find technical solutions to manage data using modern distributed systems architectures. Strategic thinking with the ability to make the right decisions in a VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity, and ambiguity) environment Experience in scientific software engineering and architecture: Java and common frameworks Terraform for Infrastructure as Code. Python/R/JS experience also welcome. Strong DevOps/IaC thinking - most things are code; most code is built with pipelines. In-depth knowledge of when and how to use a broad range of data tools. Workflow management systems (nextflow, KNIME, AWS Step Functions). Serverless data storage (S3, RDMS, NoSQL, Athena/Hive) Serverless data processing (Docker, AWS Batch, AWS Lambda). REST using Spring Boot AWS API Gateway Expertise in data structures, algorithms, and machine learning Lean thinking capability to drive process simplicity throughout the organization by leveraging technology solutions AWS Certified: Solutions Architect, Developer or Operations preferred. Fluent in English What Idorsia offers Exciting opportunities for development and professional growth within our dynamic organization A collaborative and solution-oriented environment where you can make a difference An innovative and open culture in a truly multicultural environment A competitive salary and generous social benefits Work Location: Allschwil - Basel Area Country: Switzerland Business Area: Drug Discovery Schedule: Fulltime Job Type: Permanent Job ID: 3868 At Idorsia, we harness the power of difference, authenticity, and inclusion to achieve business success. We encourage all potential candidates with diverse backgrounds of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, and disability to submit their job applications. All applicants will receive consideration. We are committed to fostering respect, fairness, and equal opportunities for all job applicants and our employees. Please be informed that if you are selected for this position, your employment will be subject to a pre-employment background screening process, of which you would be informed in greater detail in due course. Please note Idorsia operates a strictly controlled list of preferred recruitment partners. For those partners who have no valid, signed Master Service Agreement in place with Idorsia, all unsolicited resumes, CVs, anonymous profiles, or any other candidate details submitted through our website or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Idorsia Pharmaceuticals (including any of its subsidiaries, affiliates, or related companies) are considered the property of Idorsia Pharmaceuticals and are not subject to payment of any form of introduction, placement or referral fees. Apply now » Find similar jobs: R&D Functions Technical Support
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