Data Science and Biostatistics - IT Expert (m/f/d)

Germany, Bavaria, Penzberg

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What you need to know about the department?

This position is located at the department of biostatistics. You work in a highly qualified team within R&D of Roche Diagnostics. The team consists of 7 people and in the department you find >30 colleagues, who are statisticians, physicists, bioinformaticians and epidemiologists. The project you would work on is focused on the development and maintenance of an R/shiny-based platform providing algorithms and machine learning and statistical solutions. Users are internal and external scientists aiming at evaluating the technical and clinical performance of in-vitro diagnostic assay. Methods and solutions will be optimized to the expert needs with regard to usability and quality.  See www.Code4life.com to get a further impression of what we are aiming at.

What will be your daily tasks?

You will:

  • be familiar with newest IT technologies used for Machine Learning and Big Data application
  • be involved in the development and optimization of the R/shiny based intranet-platform
  • administrating Linux-servers and maintaining the IT-infrastructure
  • integrate the user requirements and specifications
  • specify, evaluate and develop algorithms and software solutions for frequent use cases and build prototypes
  • design solutions for a wide range of algorithms and data science applications including graphical user interfaces
  • develop a library of test cases to proof the correctness of a module and apply them in an automated fashion
  • give trainings on how to apply your software and interpret the results
  • analyze existing processes and model them mathematically, using simulations and optimizations in order to improve them
  • continuously improve your expertise by attending workshops, congresses etc.

Who you are to be our new colleague in our highly motivated team?

  • You hold a degree, ideally a doctorate or equivalent experience, in mathematics, statistics, (bio)informatics or comparable
  • You are an expert in R/shiny, Python Flask or similar framework programming
  • You have much experience with web-technologies (HTML/CSS/jQuery), XML, Linux- and web-server configuration
  • You are familiar with standard methods of software development, like version control and change-management
  • You have strong knowledge of biostatistics, applied mathematics and numeric
  • You may have already applied biometrical and statistical methods in the industry
  • Basic knowledge in biochemistry and medical terminology is an advantage
  • You have proficient language skills, both in German and English (in written and spoken form)
  • You enjoy working in (interdisciplinary) teams
  • Also the good mood by fun at your work and the atmosphere in the team must not be absent with you

This position is limited to 3 years. 

The advertised position is also suitable for part-time work.

Application documents

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We look forward receiving your application!

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