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Junior Scientific Software Engineer

  • Salary: CHF46 - CHF66 per hour
  • Job type: Contract, Full-time
  • Location: Basel
  • Sector: Software Development, Java
  • Date posted: 26/06/2017
  • Job reference: J368843AJMK-260617
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Junior Scientific Software Engineer

Experis IT is Europe's leading IT recruitment agency. We are dedicated to connecting talented individuals with Business opportunities across a number of professional sectors, with IT being at the heart of our operations.

One of the biggest international pharmaceutical companies with HQ in Basel is looking for a Junior Scientific Software Engineer with Experience in a pharmaceutical environment.

This is a challenging contracting position starting in July 2017 until the end of the year.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

You will establish processes and implementations to handle the big data collected from smartphones and other wearables in clinical trials to discover digital biomarkers.


  • Bachelor's degree in computer science, engineering or related technical fields
  • 3+ years professional software development experience
  • Experience with SQL and NoSQL data stores
  • Experience in or eagerness to build ETL (extract, transform, load) data pipelines
  • Deep knowledge of Python and one or more of the following programming languages: Java, C/C++, R and Matlab
  • Previous working experience with the common Python data analysis (e.g. NumPy/SciPy, Pandas, Scikit-learn, etc) and, ideally, data pipelining (e.g. Luigi) libraries
  • Ability to write standards-compliant database related code for MongoDB and MySQL
  • Familiarity with UNIX/Linux internals and workload management systems (SLURM, SGE or UGE)
  • Strong working knowledge of best coding practices (versioning, TDD, debugging)
  • Familiar with the Atlassian suite (Confluence, Jira, BitBucket, Bamboo)
  • Strong analytical skills combined with conceptual thinking and structured working style; ability to work in a multi-cultural team
  • Experience with the Django web framework and understanding of front-end technologies, such as JavaScript, HTML5, and CSS3, would be plus
  • Fluent in English and German will be a plus

Location: Basel

Start Date: 24/07/2017

If you are a result oriented Junior Scientific Software Engineer currently looking for a challenging new position that applies to your skills, then we look forward to receive your application!

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