Start IT. Make a difference.

start IT

Are you an IT talent with an excellent academic background? Are you eager to gain real work experience and develop fast? Do you want to work within a global IT organisation that delivers information solutions that help Roche discover, develop and launch breakthrough medicines and diagnostic tests that make a big difference in the lives of millions of patients around the world?

Then Start IT is made for you! Over the course of 18 months, you will work in a global cross-functional setup and experience at least one three-month assignment abroad. 

Start IT

  • Duration:18 months
  • Position based at Roche headquarters in Basel
  • Opportunity for recently graduated talents
  • Position includes a three-month assignment at another key IT site
  • Assignment tailored to your talents, areas of interest and development needs
  • Real work experience, responsibilities and Projects
  • Exposure to various IT functions across Roche with hands-on experience
  • Professional and personal development -Mentoring
  • Experience and contribute within an Innovative IT environment

Outcome and prospects

  • Enhanced knowledge of the Roche Pharma and Diagnostics business and product portfolio
  • Exposure to IT core processes
  • Global experience and cross-cultural understandings
  • Extensive global people network
  • Advanced readiness for global IT roles
  • Support and guidance for next career step within Roche Informatics

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Who you are

You are someone who wants to influence your own development. You are looking for a company where you have the opportunity to accelerate your IT career by taking on assignments across different functions and geographies. You are someone who is looking for an opportunity where you can really make a difference.  As an ideal candidate, you fulfill all of the requirements below:

  • You have an excellent academic background and recently graduated from a University (or similar) with a strong focus on Information Technology
  • You are a strong team player with an understanding of the importance of delivery
  • You are task oriented with solid project experience
  • You have strong technical, quantitative and analytical skills
  • You have excellent communication skills with a multicultural mindset
  • You are a quick learner and passionate about continually adapting your skills and knowledge
  • You are fluent in English with preferably an additional language