Data Model Developer, Lausanne - Switzerland

SOPHiA GENETICS the world leader in data driven medicine is recruiting for its bioinformatics development team in Bordeaux a data model developer. The ideal candidate should hold an MSc or PhD degree in Computer Science, Bioinformatics or a related field and being able to prove his/her adequacy to fulfill the requirements for this position. 

The candidate will be part of a distributed team responsible for the architecture of the bioinformatics data management and related tools.

Your responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain APIs for bioinformatics data handling.
  • Work on maintaining ETL processes handling large volumes of data.
  • Parse information from third party databases.
  • Act as 3rd line specialized support for complex technical support issues.
  • Maintenance of development databases.
  • The candidate would be part of a distributed team where resources are located in different countries and eventually spanning several time zones.

The profile

  • Proven track record of developing software tools that can make easier to implement model-based approaches as well as facilitate integration with other systems.
  • Ideal candidates will have 3+ years of experience in domain-relevant positions developing data models and data model tooling.
  • Experience working with large relational databases (ingestion of large data volumes, database partitioning and distribution). 
  • Prior bioinformatics knowledge would be considered as an asset but it is not an eliminatory criterion.
  • Relevant technologies for this position are: PostgreSQL, SQL (>= SQL:2016), pgPL/SQL, C++, ODB C++, R, Bash, Git, XML, REST.
  • The communication at work will be held in English, the candidate is expected to have a fluent level both written and spoken.

The Offer

  • Standard office hours from Monday to Friday
  • Career opportunities
  • International and multicultural environment
  • A company with worldwide reputation
  • Seniority: Entry level

Starting date: ASAP

Location: Lausanne - Switzerland

If you think you fit this position, please send a CV and a cover letter.

Please note that incomplete applications will not be considered.

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