R/Shiny Full Stack Developer

We are looking for an experienced R/Shiny Full Stack Developer to join our expanding team and ideally having already been involved in the design and deployment of SaaS systems.  

BigOmics Analytics is a data analytics SaaS startup for big data in the area of next-generation genomics that wants to change the way bioinformatics is done. BigOmics’ mission is to build next generation self-service data analytics platforms for biologists — empowering life scientists to see and understand their omics data themselves. We believe that with data analytics we can cure cancer and other complex diseases.

Your responsibilities will be to…

  • Contribute to the design, development, programming and testing of our visual analytics platforms.
  • Refactoring & managing existing code
  • Scaling and improving efficiency, robustness and quality of our software stack.
  • Integrations with different applications for authentication, online payment, online support.

What we are looking for…

  • Advanced level of R and Shiny. Knowledge of Shiny modules, R classes, plumber, async programming.
  • Prior experience in the design and development of large-scale enterprise software.
  • Knowledge of packaging, profiling, unit testing, golem.
  • Familiar with Docker, Git, CI/CD.
  • Working knowledge of HTML, CSS, Sass.
  • Passionate about Big Data and data analytics. Understanding of biology and bioinformatics is a plus.

What we offer…

You will join an ambitious and passionate team in the rapidly growing field of Life Science data analytics. We offer a competitive salary and generous compensation plan. We offer a vibrant working atmosphere with a true start-up mentality at our brand-new office in the beautiful city of Lugano in Ticino, the scenic southern Swiss province. Milan, Italy’s center of fashion and finance, is 1 hour away, Venice 3 hours. Switzerland is the world’s leading science nation. It is the origin of special relativity and the World Wide Web, boasts far more Nobel prizes per capita than any other nation, has the highest income per capita, low taxes and perhaps the best chocolate. It’s also the happiest country (1990s average), according to the Happiness Foundation.

Job Type: Full-time on-site (preferred)
Pay: CHF90’000 – CHF125’000 per year + benefits


To be part of our dynamic, growing start-up team and share our vision, please send your CV and cover letter to jobs@bigomics.ch. Please tell us why you want to join BigOmics and what set of skills you would bring to the team.

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