Do you want to use your data engineering expertise to make the use of medicines safer? Do you thrive in multidisciplinary teams and enjoy solving problems of concrete value to the global pharmacovigilance community?
Then this position is right for you!
The pharmacovigilance product portfolio develops and maintains software-as-a-service solutions used by authorities, pharmaceutical companies, and other organizations in small and large countries worldwide to collect, collate and analyze reports of adverse drug reactions from across the globe.
The data collected (stored in our global ICSR database Vigibase) is also core in the areas of Research, Signal management and the VigiBase data services including Custom Searches. To improve the management of data and the technical support for data management activities we have identified the need for a new role focusing on databases, data pipelines and data management oriented services.
We are now looking for a skilled and creative data engineer to strengthen our skills and practices in these areas. The data engineer will have a unique opportunity to help UMC and its customers bring value out of our extensive data assets to both internal and external stakeholders, in a fun and dynamic multidisciplinary organisation.
The role will be part of Solution Engineering where the home base will be.
The majority of work will be performed in close collaboration with the Data Scientist and PV Scientist in Research as well as the Custom searches team and of course the rest of the Solution Engineering teams.
The Data Engineer has the following main responsibilities:
Real-world impact – Working for the greater good
Learning organisation – Skilled and curious staff
Flexible work hours – Allows us to be at our best
Uppsala Monitoring Centre (UMC) is a centre for international service and scientific research in the field of pharmacovigilance. We are the WHO Collaborating Centre for International Drug Monitoring, and manage the technical and operational aspects of the WHO Programme for International Drug Monitoring since 1978.
As an independent, non-profit foundation, we support the World Health Organization, regulatory authorities, and other stakeholders who share our vision of advancing medicines safety. Through research and development of new scientific methods, we explore the benefits and harms of medicines for patients, and offer products and services used by health authorities and the pharmaceutical industry worldwide.
UMC follows the collective agreements between the Swedish Agency for Government Employers and Saco-S and ST. Union representatives are Malin Zaar (Saco-S) and Jessica Avasol (ST), +46 (0)18-65 60 60.