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Are you ready to apply your creativity and mobile solutions design skills to transform the way new medicines are developed and to be at the frontier of personalized medicine? Roche's Digital Biomarkers team is looking for a creative and aspiring mobile solutions designer/architect to help us move forward in the new era of healthcare, where for us this is more than a job. It's helping to change the world.
Roche Digital Biomarkers is a multi-disciplinary team within Pharma Research and Early Development (pRED) Informatics. Here, a group of talented and passionate colleagues are working on ground-breaking research to shed new light on diseases and ultimately improve development of new drugs for millions of patients. The Digital Biomarkers Technical Team designs and develops end-to-end technical ecosystems enabling digital science for a range of diseases, including Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson's Disease. Patient facing applications that run on smartphones and wearables are being designed and developed specifically for clinical studies to support novel ways of conducting research.
As a Mobile Solutions Designer/Architect, you will be working with disease specialists, clinical researchers, software product managers and data analysts to enable innovation in the clinical space that will allow patients to get better treatments in the future. In this role, you will be i) designing and architecting digital biomarker mobile apps collecting high frequency sensor data, ii) translating new product requirements into re-usable mobile solutions features which can be added to the Digital Biomarkers mobile solutions platform, and iii) drive and contribute to end-to-end design and architecture for the Digital Biomarkers mobile solutions platform.
This position requires a passionate and experienced mobile solutions designer/architect with strong technical and interpersonal skills to handle responsibilities including:
Designing and prototyping new innovative features for digital biomarker applications
Coordinating and contributing to design and architectural work carried out by a group of Scientific Technical Managers and Mobile Developers
Identifying and developing innovative ideas for highly engaging patient facing mobile sensor apps
Providing guidance and direction to mobile development project teams
Who we are
At Roche, 98,000 people across 100 countries are pushing back the frontiers of healthcare. Working together, we've become one of the world's leading research-focused healthcare groups. Our success is built on innovation, curiosity and diversity.
Roche is an equal opportunity employer.
Ideal candidate profile
Who You Are
You're someone who wants to influence your own development. You are looking for a company where you receive the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies. Working in a multicultural environment motivates you. As a fast learner you actively drive the quality of the requirements.
MSc level or above in computer science, business informatics or a related field
5+ years designing and developing Android and/or iOS applications
3+ years leading software development teams
Proven track record of designing innovative mobile solutions
Strong conceptual thinker
Ability to analyze product requirements and translate into practical and re-usable designs for mobile solutions
Deep understanding of core Computer Science concepts
Strong object-oriented design and programming skills
Ability to work well in a multi-disciplinary team and communicate clearly to different stakeholders
Quality mindset and great attention to detail
Helpful links illustrating recent work in our program team:
Digital Biomarker Program overview:
If you are proud of contributing and feel you have the dedication to teamwork and innovation that we are seeking, then Roche is the organization for you. Every role at Roche plays a part in making a difference to patients' lives. If you want to work in a passionate team, make your mark & improve lives, apply now.
Roche embraces diversity and equal opportunity in a serious way. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. The more inclusive we are, the better our work will be. We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
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