DevOps Engineer, Genedata Biologics, CH-Basel

The Position

We are looking for a qualified DevOps Engineer who is managing the deployment and customization of our successful Genedata Biopharma platform.

Thousands of scientists across the globe work with our highly innovative platform in order to develop new, groundbreaking treatments for the most severe diseases. As part of a professional and dedicated engineering team, you will enable these scientists to fulfill their mission.

Genedata’s Biopharma platform represents the very backbone of the data capturing and analysis workflows of the most important biopharma and biotech companies. It is installed either on premises or hosted in the cloud and constantly interoperates with numerous instruments and customer IT systems. As DevOps Engineer, you ensure the smooth and continuous running of this central piece of infrastructure and you configure the system to adapt it to customer specific needs. The focus of your responsibilities will be on our enterprise platforms Genedata Biologics® and Genedata Bioprocess®.

This full-time position is based at our head offices in Basel, Switzerland. A part time employment (80-100%) is also an option.

Key Responsibilities

  • Manage the deployment of products, upgrades and customizations
  • Develop customer specific configurations in SQL
  • Use web services and scripts to integrate with customer IT systems
  • Monitor, analyze, and tune the performance of installations
  • Implement schedules for system backups and archive operations
  • Develop automatic packaging and deployment procedures
  • Administer Biopharma Platform installations in the cloud
  • Consult and support customers with the migration of legacy data
  • Document and communicate your work within the team and to other stakeholders

Your Profile

  • BSc or MSc in computer science, or related fields, or comparable on-the-job experience
  • Good understanding of Linux systems
  • Fluency in shell scripting and / or other scripting languages
  • Experience with SQL and relational database systems
  • Oracle DBA experience is an advantage
  • Knowledge of cloud environments such as AWS or Azure is a plus
  • Experience with web application servers, like Apache and Tomcat, is desirable
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the motivation to learn continuously
  • Good written and verbal communication and presentation skills in English

The Company

Genedata is an exceptional company. With over two decades of success in research informatics due to closely-knit teams of scientists, developers and business experts, Genedata has achieved steady and continuous growth since inception. 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 research informatics, combined with our open and scalable computational solutions, makes us the leading software provider in R&D informatics for biotech, pharmaceuticals, and related life sciences. We are headquartered in Basel, Switzerland and have subsidiaries in Germany, US, UK, Japan and Singapore.

About Genedata Biopharma Platform

As the market leader in biopharma R&D digitalization, our platform enables biopharma companies to develop the next generation of innovative medicines. It is uniquely designed to digitalize and streamline biopharma discovery, development and manufacturing processes and dramatically improve overall productivity, with the goal of identifying and developing novel therapeutics to address unmet medical needs.

The award-winning Genedata Biopharma platform is used across the globe to achieve operational excellence by boosting the efficiency, throughput, and quality of biopharma R&D. It supports the entire end-to-end R&D workflow, from screening, protein engineering and optimization, expression, purification, characterization, analytics and QC, and developability assessment to upstream and downstream process development and drug formulation. The Genedata platform serves as an enterprise IT system that is at the core of complex biopharma discovery and development processes. Our customer base includes large biopharma and biotech companies, technology providers and contract research and manufacturing organizations. Genedata Biologics is a web application with an HTML/JavaScript-based presentation layer, a Java business-logic layer and an Oracle RDBMS-backed persistence layer. It is widely configurable, scalable, and extendable by third-party plug-ins.

Are You Interested?

If you are interested in this position, please submit your CV and motivation letter.
Genedata only accepts CVs and resumes directly from candidates. Personnel recruitment agencies need not respond.
Genedata is an Equal Opportunity Employer.