Senior Scientific Software Engineer

Company: NextLink Solutions
Job type: Other

Software Engineer - Cheminformatics - Java - Python - Rest - Pharma - Basel- Switzerland

NextLink is having an existing position as a Software Engineer for global projects in Basel, Switzerland.

General information:

- Start date: 04.03.2019

- Latest start: 18.03.2019

- End date: 31.12.2019

- Extension: An extension is not planned yet, but is possible (approval needed).

- Work location: Basel, CH

- Workload: 100%

- Remote/Home Office: Can be discussed during the interviews.

Tasks & Responsibilities:

- Design and development of innovative, modern and user-friendly scientific software solutions in close collaboration with research scientists

- Evaluation and technical assessment of 3rd party Chemistry software solutions based on given requirements.

- Integration of system components (cloud based and on-premise) and workflows by utilizing existing API's or defining new interfaces where necessary.

Must Haves:

- Master in Computer Science or Informatics

- Foundational knowledge of Chemistry and Cheminformatics concepts

- min. 7 years of experience as Engineer (excellent software engineering skills)

- min. 5 years of experience in designing complex and highly integrated software solutions

- Good full stack" software development skills (Java, Python, REST, Oracle, MongoDB)

- Good experience in systems integration, interface & API design and security

- Knowledge and hands-on experience with Big Data (eg Apache Spark, Hadoop) and No-SQL (eg MongoDB) database concepts

- Hands-on experience with Chemistry platforms and tools from at least one of the following vendors: Biovia, Chemaxon, Dotmatics and/or Perkin Elmer

- Strong analytical skills combined with conceptual thinking and structured working style

- Excellent communication skills in English

Nice to Haves:

+++ Experience to work in agile environments desirable

++ Pharma experience

+ German

For a chance to work in Switzerland as a Software Engineer please call me or send me your CV as soon as possible!

Leila Benabdallah
IT sourcing specialist
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Phone: (see below)

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