Application Developer - Clinical & Quality Systems


Basel Area-Allschwil, BL, CH



About Idorsia Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Idorsia Ltd is reaching out for more - We have more ideas, we see more opportunities and we want to help more patients.

In order to achieve this, we will develop Idorsia into one of Europe’s leading biopharmaceutical company, with a strong scientific core.

Headquartered in Switzerland - a European biotech hub - Idorsia is specialized in the discovery and development of small molecules, to transform the horizon of therapeutic options. Idorsia has a broad portfolio of innovative drugs in the pipeline, an experienced team, a fully-functional research center, and a strong balance sheet – the ideal constellation to bringing R&D efforts to business success.

Idorsia was listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (ticker symbol: IDIA) in June 2017 and has over 600 highly qualified specialists dedicated to realizing our ambitious targets.


Job Responsibilities


The Application Developer will create analytics apps that leverage the power of data to generate insights and inform decision-making in the area of clinical development. We are looking for a talented developer with a keen interest in the newest technologies in the ever-changing space of analytics and all things data. The ideal candidate has a broad set of technical skills and thrives in a dynamic environment shaped by innovation.


  • Capture and elaborate user/process requirements in close cooperation with business functions in CSV or GxP compliant documentation.
  • Analyze business requirements and develop user friendly data analytics applications, mainly in Qlik Sense.
  • Integrate, transform and model source data within the Clinical Development and Quality Management space to display visuals in the analytics applications.
  • Administer the data analytics platform and the servers supporting systems within the clinical development and quality management area.
  • Provide user support and maintenance of systems and analytics applications according to the applicable ITIL based processes.
  • Create Quality Assurance documentation, including test scripts to ensure compliance with CSV and/or GxP requirements.
  • Manage the CSV activities, including testing to guarantee a timely roll out of the developed analytics applications
  • Support integration needs for clinical and quality systems



Candidate’s Requirements


  • University degree in software engineering or computer science, or a related field. Master’s degree is an advantage
  • Mininmum five years of professional experience with preferably three years in the pharmaceutical industry
  • At least two years of hands-on experience in data analytics or software development.
  • Strong analytical skills and a solid knowledge of data analytics and visualization software, including their scripting language.
  • A strong knowledge of data storage and data integration technologies: different databases, SQL, JSON, XML, CSV and RESTful APIs. Knowledge of an ETL tool is an advantage.
  • A solid understanding of the Clinical Data flow, the related business processes/systems (e.g. SAS, R, Metadata Repository) and awareness of the applicable standards (e.g. CDISC).
  • Fluency in a general-purpose programming language (Python, Java, or others).
  • Good communication and language skills, to efficiently engage with the business stakeholders and quickly translate their needs into technical documentation.
  • A good understanding of general enterprise and data architecture principles.
  • Ability to deliver high quality support for the systems and applications in scope.
  • Independent, hands-on working style, team player, highly self-motivated, proactive and change oriented
  • Fluent in English (written and spoken), French and/or German is a plus



What Idorsia offers


  • Exciting opportunities for development and professional growth within our dynamic organization
  • A collaborative and solution-oriented environment where you can make a difference
  • An innovative and open culture in a truly multicultural environment
  • A competitive salary and generous social benefits



Work  Location: Allschwil

Country: Switzerland

Business Area: Global Information Services

Schedule: Fulltime

Job Type: Permanent

Job ID: 1092


If you are interested, please click on apply now.

Please be informed that if you are selected for this position, your employment will be subject to a pre-employment background screening process, of which you would be informed in greater detail in due course.

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