SOPHiA GENETICS

Senior Data Engineer (PostgreSQL Database Engineer)

We are recruiting a PostgreSQL Database administrator, part of a distributed team responsible for the architecture of the bioinformatics data management and related tools.

Your responsibilities

  • Design and development of PostgreSQL RDBMS for bioinformatics data
  • High-load and high-availability scaling of PostgreSQL instances
  • Architecture and development of database APIs
  • Specialist support for database issues

Your profile

  • 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). 
  • Relevant technologies for this position are: PostgreSQL, SQL (>= SQL:2016), pgPL/SQL, C++, ODB C++, R, Bash, Git, XML, REST.
  • Experience with git workflow and CI-CD
  • Familiarity with web-development and Bioinformatics are an advantage 
  • Familiarity with cloud computing (AWS or other) are an advantage
  • Fluent English (spoken and written)

The Offer

  • Closely interacting team in a casual working environment
  • Career opportunities in a fast-growing company with worldwide reputation
  • International and multicultural environment
  • Seniority: Senior

Starting date: ASAP

Location: Lausanne - Switzerland

Please note that selected candidates, will need to perform a task and a self-assessment during the recruitment process.

If you think you fit this position, please send us your CV and a cover letter with your salary expectations.

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