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Technical Lead MSA (m/f)

For our client, a well-known pharmaceutical company in Basel Region, we are looking for an
Technical Lead MSA (m/f).


The Technical Lead will be responsible for implementing technical solutions to enable DIA Clinical Development and Medical Affairs business capabilities. Candidates must have strong communications skills, be team and customer-focused, with a proven problem-solving track record. Candidates must demonstrate solid software development lifecycle experience, the ability to work on cross-functional teams with both technical and non-technical team members, and a desire to learn and grow within the organization. Candidates must have strong software development life cycle experience to be able to drive and support best practice, quality, and consistency within the design and construction phases of application development. The candidate must be able to provide accurate work estimates based on business requirements analysis and deliver high-quality solutions to meet evolving business needs.

General Information

Start date: 12.07.2021
Latest start date: 01.08.2021
End date: 31.12.2021
Extension: possible
Workload: 100%
Work location: Kaiseraugst
Remote: 1 day per week
Travel: 10% (no travels planned due to COVID)
Team size: 12-13

Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Analyze, design, code, and test software to meet business and system requirements
  • Participate in service capacity planning and software performance analysis and tuning
  • Apply current technology, tools and techniques according to established standard practices
  • Provide work estimates, identify risks and dependencies for new systems, implementation plans for enhancements, defect fixes

Must Haves

  • Experience in full software development lifecycle from requirements gathering, design, software development, testing and retirement of systems (ideally in Life Sciences / Healthcare industry) 
  • Knowledge of regulatory requirements including GDPR, CRF Part 11 / EU Annex 11, GxP and computerised systems validation (CSV) 
  • Good understanding of REST APIs and Event-based (Pub/Sub) integrations 
  • Proven experience in using API clients (PostMan, VS Code or similar) 
  • Experience with both agile and waterfall software development methodologies 
  • Ability to work with team members in other geographic locations, across time zones, across cultures. Willingness to work outside of regular Swiss working hours 

Nice to Haves

  • Former Pharma Experience
  • Working experience in clinical development/operations
  • Good understanding of Data Warehousing concepts
  • German language


Jan Schmitz-Elsen
Talent Acquisition Consultant
+41 79 425 10 45

We look forward to receiving your online application with your CV!