Python Job: Intern Data Tools

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The Position

At Roche, we believe it is urgent to deliver medical solutions right now – even as we develop innovations for the future. We are passionate about transforming patients’ lives and we are fearless in both decision and action. We also believe that good business means a better world.

That is why we come to work each day. We commit ourselves to scientific rigour, unassailable ethics, and access to medical innovations for all. We do this today to build a better tomorrow.

The Blood Gas and Electrolyte Research Department at Roche Diagnostics in Rotkreuz, Switzerland develops and maintains devices that measure vital functions of critically ill patients. Among other use cases for monitoring of ventilation and other body functions in an intensive care unit, in the emergency room. There, the devices in the field had a pivotal role in the COVID-pandemic.

We are offering a unique chance to collaborate in a multidisciplinary team of scientists and engineers to further improve the functionality of instruments by providing enhanced data handling capabilities and improving data handling workflows for R&D purposes. We are seeking an enthusiastic and motivated student/intern who supports us in improving our data processing workflows. You will have the opportunity to deepen your knowledge in data processing/analysis techniques and tools, and contribute to real-world projects that make a difference in our everyday work. During your time with us, you will work alongside our young on-market squad supporting them by designing, developing, and maintaining data pipelines and data visualisation tools that enable us to make faster and more reliable decisions. In return for your passion for data engineering and analysis, we offer you an open, supportive and collaborative work environment.

During the internship in our dynamic, international team you will be responsible for the following:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to develop data solutions that meet their requirements

  • Build, improve and maintain data processing pipelines

  • Design and implement data models to support data analytics and reporting

  • Design and implement data analytics tools

  • Conduct quality assurance testing to ensure accuracy and completeness of data

  • Identify opportunities to improve data workflows and processes

Who you are

You have a background in computer science, data science, engineering, or a related field.

You are fluent in English written and spoken, with German as a plus, and you convince us and our collaborators with the following skills and competencies:

  • Experience with Python is required, Matlab is a plus

  • Software coding by commonly used best practices is required

  • Experience with databases (SQL, noSQL, etc.) is a big plus

  • Cooperatively work in a multidisciplinary and multinational team

  • Communicate needs and results in order to contribute to decisions

  • Prioritise subtasks on an individual level

Moreover, you are:

  • Enrolled as a student at a university or have finished your BSc or MSc degree within 6-12 months and are looking to expand your experience with an internship

  • Able to work in a team setting and in a multicultural environment

  • Creative, persistent, driven, self-critical, and eager to learn

  • Cooperatively work in a multidisciplinary and multinational team

  • Communicate needs and results in order to contribute to decisions

  • Prioritise subtasks on an individual level

Information about application documents and starting date:

The preferred start date is between July and August 2023 upon availability. Applications need to include a CV and a motivation letter. Optional: Reference letters, transcripts, etc.

Due to regulations non-EU/EFTA citizens have to provide a certificate from the university stating that an internship is mandatory as part of the application documents.

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.

Roche strives to be an equal opportunity employer.

Who we are

At Roche, more than 100,000 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 Diagnostics International in Rotkreuz is a leading provider of diagnostic systems solutions, and the largest manufacturer of fully automated in vitro diagnostic systems in Switzerland. We are more than 2’700 passionate colleagues from over 65 nationalities. Find out more about our site in Central Switzerland, here.

Besides extensive development and training opportunities, we offer flexible working options, 18 weeks of maternity leave and 10 weeks of gender independent partnership leave. Our employees benefit from multiple services on site such as child-care facilities, medical services, restaurants and cafeterias, as well as various employee events.

We believe in the power of diversity and inclusion, and strive to identify and create opportunities that enable all people to bring their unique selves to Roche.

Roche is an Equal Opportunity Employer.