Lead Expert Developer

CTC Resourcing Solutions
Basel, Canton of Basel-Stadt (CH)
Closing date
18 Sep 2020

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Our client is a pioneer in Drug Discovery and Development. As the world`s largest R&D spender in the pharmaceutical domain, they work in a vast number of drug discovery & therapeutic areas and are highly recognized internationally. A leader in the field of manufacturing and selling of several drugs with treatment of Cancer. We are currently looking for an enthusiastic Lead Developer for a 15 months contract to be based in Basel.

As an ideal candidate you should have at least 6+ years of experience in Microservice software development expertise with a strong focus on agile and clean code best practices to lead the development of the EDISON application.


  • Lead the backend development of the EDISON platform while aligning with other lead developers for other applications in the landscape;
  • Champion agile best practices, Continuous Delivery and Cross Functional Requirements;
  • Support the team to champion software excellence, craft technical vision and ensure we deliver value to our customers;
  • Facilitate problem solving and work with a team to make them reality:
  • Work in a dynamic, collaborative, transparent, non-hierarchical, and ego-free culture where your talent, ideas and opinions are valued;
  • Proactively collaborate with a team comprising of informatics experts, software engineers and life science experts.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Relevant Swiss working/residency permit or Swiss/EU-Citizenship required;
  • Extensive software implementation team leadership experience (ideally SCRUM);
  • Champion best coding practices (software craftsmanship, clean code, TDD/BDD/DDD, pair-programming);
  • 6+ years professional Microservice software development expertise (Kubernetes, Istio, etc.);
  • Deep experience with Java & SpringBoot;
  • Experience with continuous integration/delivery ecosystems (Jira, GitHub, Jenkins);
  • Minimum of Bachelors degree in Computer Science or similar discipline;
  • Strong analytical skills combined with conceptual thinking and structured working style;
  • Ability to work in a multicultural geographically distributed team;
  • Strong communication skills;
  • Fluent in English.

Due to our reputation for excellence and our proactive approach to networking and promoting CTC, we are able to engage the very best talent, and consequently work with the very best employers in the market who are serious about bringing talent to their organisation. If you are looking for a reliable partner with:

  • Established client and candidate network
  • Excellent and detailed knowledge of local requirements
  • Solid reputation
  • Quick and flexible approach to recruitment
  • High quality of service
  • People focused

Depending on your needs and situation, we offer business partnerships with flexible solutions that can be tailored to your specific resourcing needs - all with a collaborative, open, and friendly approach.

We recruit in the following areas:

  • Pharma/Biotech:
    • Clinical Development
    • Pre-Clinical Development
    • Regulatory affairs
    • Pharmacovigilance
    • Sales & Marketing
    • Supply Chain
    • Communications
    • Medical Affairs
    • General Management
  • Medical Devices / MedTech:
    • Engineering & Product Development
    • Quality & Manufacturing
    • Technical Writing
    • Regulatory Affairs
    • Sales & Marketing
Contact Us
  • Münchensteinerstrasse 41
  • Münchensteinerstrasse 41
  • Basel
  • CH
  • +41 61 695 88 66
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