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Scientific / Technical Writer - Biopharma Discovery Software

  • Switzerland, Basel
  • 50%
  • Genedata Screener
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The biopharmaceutical industry is on the verge of a digitalization revolution, adopting data-driven R&D approaches in order to develop innovative therapies quicker. Genedata’s market-leading enterprise software is fueling this revolution, enabling both global biopharma giants and cutting-edge biotechs to leverage biopharma R&D data analytics so they can find breakthrough therapies faster and improve outcomes sooner for patients worldwide. Join this digital transformation and help scientists around the world accelerate the pace of biopharma R&D.

About the Role

Do you have a scientific background in pharmaceutical research with affinity for data analysis and like writing about it? Are you passionate about explaining complex science in simple terms? Are you enthusiastic about finding the optimal path to analyze experimental results using modern software? Are you curious about how innovative software dramatically increases the productivity of scientists?

We want you to understand the experimental processes and resulting data analysis needs of scientists in biopharma R&D and describe how these are being addressed by Genedata Screener®. We want you to put yourself in their shoes and support them with comprehensive documentation, training materials, and answers to specific analysis problems. To this end, you will work closely with our development, scientific and marketing teams, and some of our customer’s scientists.

Your Responsibilities

  • Develop, produce, and maintain electronic end-user documentation for data analysis enterprise software
  • Document new scientific workflows and related software functionalities
  • Identify needs for new materials to support scientists’ productivity, research and create these
  • Write technical / administration documentation and related documents
  • Create educational and training materials for internal and external use
  • Keep up to date on our software and the science it supports, working closely with software development and scientific account management teams

Skills & Experience

  • Minimum 5 years of laboratory work experience in pharmaceutical industry with hands-on experience in bioassay / screening technologies and data analysis
  • Proficiency in English with excellent writing skills
  • Ability to explain complex topics in a correct and concise manner
  • Strong initiative and dedication to quality of work with a hands-on mentality
  • Detail-oriented with strong time management skills and ability to meet strict deadlines
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills


  • University degree in a life science or bioinformatics discipline
  • Experience in large molecule research or high-content imaging
What We Offer

Genedata is on a mission to accelerate the pace of biopharma R&D. Our enterprise software solutions digitalize and automate lab operations so scientists can discover insights faster, push scientific boundaries farther, and drive change right now. With over two decades of success due to closely-knit teams of scientists, software engineers, and business experts, Genedata has become the market-leading provider of enterprise software solutions for biopharma R&D.

As a private and majority employee-owned organization, we empower each employee to be a contributing voice in the company operations and evolution. Our collective expertise in scientific R&D informatics, combined with our open and scalable software platform, makes us the essential technology for the operations of top biopharma companies and innovative biotechs worldwide.

We are headquartered in Basel, Switzerland and have subsidiaries in the US, Germany, UK, Japan, and Singapore.

Genedata offers an attractive Total Reward Package comprised of a competitive salary and attractive benefits in return for your contribution to our success.

As an equal opportunity employer, Genedata proudly celebrates diversity and believes in an inclusive workplace.

Next Steps

Genedata does not accept applications from recruitment agencies.
If you are interested in this position, please apply directly here.

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