Computer Scientist, Mathematician as Senior Scientific Software Engine

Posted on Jan 22, 2019 by F. Hoffmann-La Roche AG

Basel, Basel Switzerland
Information Technology
22 Nov 2018
Annual Salary
Full-Time
SENIOR SCIENTIFIC SOFTWARE ENGINEER
Switzerland, Basel-City, Basel Headquarter
We are building a new team in Biometrics that works on designing and developing R based software to analyze clinical trials data.
You will work closely with project stakeholders and end users to understand their business processes and data analysis needs. You will be involved in identifying gaps, proposing solutions and working with the development team to engineer the company vision.
You should be passionate about science & software to excel in the culture of innovation at Roche. Applicants should have a flexible and learning mindset, be able to work in a fluid and dynamic environment, and have a strong desire to pursue creative solutions to challenging problems. We have exciting projects that require careful design, have a large user community, and are impactful. Role and Responsibilities Understand and conceptualize the complex needs of our distinguished scientists
Design and implementation of R based frameworks for analyzing and processing clinical trials data.
Extend and maintain an R Shiny based modular framework for interactive and reproducible exploration of clinical trials data.
Design and implement reusable R functions to create advanced graphs, tables and listings.
Help shape a continuous integration and continuous deployment environment for our software.
Active contributor to the R community at Roche.
Qualifications and Education Requirements 5+ years professional software development
BS/BA or MS in Computer Science, Mathematics, Statistics
Good understanding of Design Patterns, Data Structures and Algorithms, Computer Graphics, Object Oriented Analysis and Functional Programming
Linux/Unix experience
Experience with web technologies including HTML, JavaScript, CSS, and D3
You are able to present your work, both verbally and in writing, to diverse audiences including customers, technical colleagues, and management.

Preferred Skills

Work on open source projects
Advanced R programming experience including Object Systems (S3, S4, R6), R Data Structures, Grid Graphics Model, and R Package Development
Statistics knowledge

Reference: 614865349

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