Professional Analytics Software Engineer/ Digital Biomarker

  • ITech Consult
  • Basel, BS, Switzerland
  • 25/10/2021
Full time Data Science Data Engineering Machine Learning Data Analytics Big Data Statistics Software Engineering

Job Description

Professional Analytics Software Engineer/ Digital Biomarker (Scientific and Manufacturing) – Python, UNIX, github/bitbucket

For our client in the Pharma industry based in Basel we are looking for a Professional Analytics Software Engineer/ Digital Biomarker (Scientific and Manufacturing).

We are looking for an experienced Python software engineer to further develop the Remote Patient Monitoring Data Analysis software solutions that help data scientists analyze the data from digital devices handed out in clinical studies. The successful candidate will establish processes and implementations to enable and facilitate the mining of digital biomarkers out of the aforementioned data. In addition, the candidate will help to ascertain the quality of data and documentation.

Areas of responsibility:

  • Develop the backend/ops software tools used in cutting-edge data science of Digital Biomarkers
  • Implement signal processing and data analysis pipelines for processing large amounts of sensor data and meta data collected in clinical trials according to best coding practices
  • Implement and maintain tools for data visualization, data versioning and data analysis for non-expert users
  • Modularize existing signal processing, data visualization and data analysis pipelines to enable reuse of pipelines across many different clinical trials
  • Develop documentation and tests around the new and existing code
  • Proactively collaborate with a team comprising data scientists, software engineers, and life science experts

Professional and technical requirements:

  • Min. Bachelor degree with emphasis on coursework of a quantitative nature (e.g. Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, Data Sciences)
  • Min. 2 -3+ years of proven experience in software development
  • Deep knowledge of Python and frameworks around it
  • Previous working experience with the common Python data analysis (e.g. NumPy/SciPy, Pandas, Scikit-learn, etc.) and visualization (Matplotlib, seaborn, plotly, bokeh) packages
  • Knowledge of UNIX internals and workload management systems (SLURM)
  • Familiarity with the version control solutions, e.g. github/bitbucket
  • Fluent in English
  • Strong analytical skills combined with conceptual thinking and structured working style
  • Ability to work in a multicultural team

Nice to Haves:

  • Previous experience in designing, creating and implementing methods, algorithms and pipelines of digital signal processing
  • Master of Computer Science or experience architecting software
  • Previous working experience with agile practices (ideally with SCRUM methodology)
  • Project-based work experience in the pharmaceutical industry/consulting preferred
  • Experience working with the Cloud environments

Reference no: 920777 AD
Role: Professional Analytics Software Engineer/ Digital Biomarker (Scientific and Manufacturing)
Industry: Pharmaceutical industry
Workload: 100%
Location: Basel, Switzerland
Start date: asap
Duration: 12 months contract, with possible extension

About us:
ITech Consult is a certified ISO 9001:2015 Swiss company with offices also located in Germany and Ireland. ITech Consult is specialised in delivering IT candidates for contract work. We were founded in 1997 by IT professionals; hence we well understand what it means to be professionally supported in your search for a new project and being employed