System Engineer - AWS and Salesforce


Basel, 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 want to develop Idorsia into one of Europe’s leading biopharmaceutical companies, 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 1,000 highly qualified specialists dedicated to realizing our ambitious targets.


We have a "cloud first" strategy and operate most of our solutions as SaaS or in our AWS Cloud.

As a System Engineer in our Infrastructure Engineering and Operations team, you will be responsible for the management of global infrastructure services throughout the company. This includes the planning, implementation, integration, testing and management of infrastructure systems, with a clear understanding of the pharmaceutical regulations within GxP environments. 


Job Responsibilities


  • Design, deploy and operate the systems supporting our Salesforce CRM, as well as Web platforms / Content Management Systems at Idorsia (Code repository, Continuous Integration / Continuous Deployment, Backup…)
  • Support development and operations into Idorsia Salesforce orgs 
  • Support development and operations into Idorsia Web Sites platforms
  • Design, develop, operate, support global IT infrastructure solutions hosted on AWS
  • Identify and use appropriate AWS services to support deployment of applications in the cloud
  • Assessment of user needs through close cooperation with business functions to provide support and proactive service, including analysis of opportunities in accordance with the global IT strategy and architecture
  • Configuration of new functionalities based on user requirements
  • Act as service or system Manager for defined information systems
  • Act as project manager for business initiatives


Candidate’s Requirements 


  • University degree in science, computer science, management information systems, or related field
  • Minimum 5 years of professional experience, preferably minimum 3 years in the pharmaceutical industry
  • 3 or more years of experience working with Salesforce (Lightning, Health Cloud and Marketing Cloud) and administrative tasks, such as creating user profiles, roles, custom objects. 
  • Experience with Salesforce deployment activities
  • Experience with CI/CD implementations (Gitlab would be a plus).
  • Experience in web development
  • Experience with AWS technologies and managing infrastructure as code
  • Strong communication skills, able to understand problems and present solutions towards business partners
  • Good analytical skills, ability to understand business requirements and to transform them into IT solutions
  • Independent, hands-on working style, team player, highly self-motivated, autonomous, proactive, change and user 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 – Basel Area
Country: Switzerland
Business Area: Global Information Services – Infrastructure Engineering & Operations
Schedule: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Job ID: 3135



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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