Frontend Software Engineer for Computational Life Science Platform

  • IT'IS Foundation
  • Zürich, ZH, Switzerland
  • 14/12/2022
Full time Data Engineering Business Intelligence Software Engineering DevOps

Job Description

IT’IS, together with its partner organizations Schmid & Partner Engineering AG (SPEAG) and ZMT Zurich MedTech AG (ZMT), forms the Zurich43 alliance. Z43’s dedicated mission is to expand the knowledge and technology for the (i) characterization, optimization, and application of the electromagnetic (EM) near-field and (ii) predictive modelling of interactions between physical agents and physiology in complex anatomies. We are looking for an experienced new team-member who will contribute to the development of our Sim4Life and o2S2PARC simulation platforms.

Your challenges:

  • Development of a user-friendly and reliable front-end for a cloud-based CLS simulation platform
  • Working on a real-time web application with complex data flows
  • Translation of complex scientific work-flows into easy-to-use and intuitive user interfaces
  • Please check our o2S2PARC github repositories (simcore) to see if you feel suitable for this position

Your strengths:

  • University or technical college degree (Bachelor, Master, or PhD) in Information Technology, Computer Sciences and/or a degree in visual design/visual arts (or equivalent expertise)
  • Expertise in JavaScript and the following frameworks/libraries:
    • React/Redux
    • Vue/Vuex
    • visualization libraries: three.js, plotly.js, svg.js, etc.
    • ui-libraries: Material-UI
  • Experience with design and implementation of reusable UI components and unit tests
  • Know-how in complex model-based web forms generation
  • Experience with client-server APIs (WebSocket, REST)
  • Flair for translating wireframes and mockups into visually appealing UI designs
  • Strong sense of responsibility and highest quality standard of work
  • Self-motivation, good organizational and communication skills, impeccable attention to detail, friendly personality and team-spirit, sensitivity to customer needs, and ability to manage several tasks simultaneously, work independently in a fast-paced environment, and to meet tight deadlines
  • Strong written and oral communication skills: fluency in English required

Our offer:

  • Stimulating environment for innovation at the forefront of our research areas and key technologies
  • State-of-the-art laboratories, high-performance computing clusters, and production facilities
  • Vibrant and open company culture thanks to a diverse and creative mix of people from across the globe with various backgrounds in physics, electronics, mathematics, biology, etc.
  • Colleagues who are smart, competent, and passionate about valuable, cutting-edge work and who strive to meet high ethical standards
  • Flexible working hours at a vibrant workplace in the heart of Zurich

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Direct applications are preferred; applications submitted via recruitment agencies are discouraged. Please note that incomplete applications will be disregarded.

Please send your application documents (in English) consisting of motivational letter, detailed CV (max 2 pages), diplomas, transcripts (with grades), work certificates and/or reference letters (if available) to:

Zurich43, Yvonne Maeder, Zeughausstrasse 43, 8004 Zurich, Switzerland, Phone: +41 44 245 96 96,

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be directed to Dr. Nik Chavannes.