The place to Work
My name is Linda and I come from Germany. While completing my master's degree in medical computer science at the University of Mannheim, I had the opportunity to write my thesis at Roche Diagnostics. Here I could already gather first experiences in handling real data from the environment of medical developments.
I'm currently part of the Start IT programme at Roche. In my position as junior data scientist, I can enhance my skills and will be supported and prepared with special trainings for a future position.
Within the Start IT programme, I have the opportunity to work on topics concerning the local site IT as well as to contribute my skills to an international use case on digital transformation. This use case currently covers three sites, including Penzberg, Basel and South San Francisco. It is exciting to work on such an interface. Every day I have the opportunity to acquire new skills and apply what I have already learned. The communication between the different sites is also a big challenge.
I spend most of my time programming in R. Together with my colleagues we develop prototypes that automate the process of generating statistical evaluations.
As a rotation, I will move to South San Francisco within the use case. There I will have the opportunity to enhance the flow of knowledge and communication between the different locations. I will also be able to transfer the knowledge I have already acquired in Penzberg and implement it there. I am already looking forward to the time with my American colleagues, whom I have only met via video conferencing so far.