Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • South San Francisco


Software Developer II
Accountable for rollout of new services and enhancements to existing services
Accountable for design, development, and configuration of custom applications to meet business requirements
Contributes to and supports the execution of  implementation projects within area of technical expertise.
Contributes to and supports the scientific data stewardship as needed.
Ensures that application and services are monitored and reported
Applies complex procedures and defined standards to meet business, customer and technical requirements and leads others in resolution of complex problems
Develops business/technical critical know-how within area of expertise.  Assists in the development of others know-how by passing on knowledge of tools and techniques
Participates in project teams to help identify solutions and requirements for new functionalities and performing impact analysis
Builds and maintains good working relationships with the business leads and the user base to Informatics and business leads
Creates documentation which includes but is not limited to, technical specifications as required
Assists in the development of others know-how by passing on knowledge of tools and techniques
Duties include
Support enhancements and extension of new and existing custom applications using web technologies (Java, .NET, HTML5, PHP).
Support development of applications using scripting ( Python, Shell scripting)
Occasional development of reports that run on relational databases (Oracle, MS SQL) and  NoSQLMongoDB)
Support of application technologies that may include QlikView, Tableau, ETL, MS Sharepoint, and ( platforms.
Troubleshooting and enhancements to existing deployed applications
Interface with internal and external scientific and clinical business customers to resolve issues
Interface with vendor support, system administrators, DBA’s and internal application support teams to resolve system issues.
Performing and documenting risk and impact assessments for upgrades and releases
5+ years of professional IT experience
Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience in computer science, software engineering or similar
Experience implementing and supporting mission-critical production systems
Experience working on platforms including but not limited to Sharepoint, web-based applications,
Experienced in version control and source code management tools like GIT, SVN, and TFS.
Good knowledge in relational and NoSQL databases like MySQL, SQLServer, Oracle, DynamoDB, MongoDB.
Hands on experience with cloud based platforms like AWS.
Experience with scripting languages such as Python, R, etc.
Good understanding of Service Integration Concepts (especially with RESTful services)
Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to prioritize tasks.
Outstanding customer service and interpersonal skills
Communicates clearly with technical and non-technical audiences, both verbally and written. Ability to present complex technical concepts to non-technical audiences. Excellent English skills.
Must be self-starter with passion for continuous self-improvement
Experience in the pharmaceutical industry is a plus with knowledge of late stage Research/Development Sciences

About the company

Roche is a Swiss global health-care company that operates worldwide under two divisions: Pharmaceuticals and Diagnostics. Its holding company, Roche Holding AG, has bearer shares listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange.

The company headquarters are located in Basel and the company has many pharmaceutical and diagnostic sites around the world – including: Tucson, AZ; Pleasanton, CA; Vacaville, California, Oceanside, California, Branchburg, NJ; Indianapolis, Indiana; Florence, South Carolina; and Ponce, Puerto Rico in the US; Welwyn Garden City and Burgess Hill in the UK; Clarecastle in Ireland; Mannheim and Penzberg in Germany; Mississauga and Laval in Canada; Shanghai in China; Mumbai & Hyderabad in India; São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, Brazil; Segrate, Milan in Italy; Johannesburg in South Africa; Karachi, Islamabad and Lahore in Pakistan. There are 26 manufacturing sites worldwide.

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