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We provide solutions that help people around the world. Get to know us better.
We have a state-of-the-art IT environment at our disposal and we’re not afraid to use it in innovative ways. Get inspired.
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Inspiring changes for the better. The range of our innovative software includes:
When implementing our projects, we reach for the most advanced technologies available, because our department is of crucial importance for the worldwide innovativeness of the Roche Group.
We go to great lengths to create an efficient work environment where no artificial barriers exist and all of us can focus on making changes for the better. Technology is not the only area of our development: we invest in people and inspire them to improve their skills. Our extensive, unique knowledge is readily available to them. Roche Global IT Solutions means state-of-the-art technology in the hands of the best specialists.
Our specialists create and develop CRM systems, web sites and mobile applications that provide information on Roche pharmaceuticals.
We also make sure that Roche innovations reach everyone.
Roche Global IT Solutions is in charge of developing and supporting intranets and integration platforms, and provides software for diagnostic devices in cooperation with Roche Diagnostics. Our technology connects the whole world of Roche.
Our aim is to devise and develop global systems that are responsible for e.g. clinical trial processes, safety of drugs and dedicated software.
We create the technologies of tomorrow and inspire their development.
We believe it’s urgent to deliver medical solutions right now – even as we develop innovations for the future. We are passionate about transforming patients’ lives. We are courageous in both decision and action. And we believe that good business means a better world.
That is why we come to work each day. We commit ourselves to scientific rigour, unassailable ethics, and access to medical innovations for all. We do this today to build a better tomorrow.
We are the leader among companies providing innovative solutions in the healthcare sector. Our strength stems from cooperation between the Department of Pharmacy and Department of Diagnostics.
The US company, Genentech, is a member of the Roche Group. Additionally, our corporation holds shares in the Japanese company Chugai.
We provide stable development.
We invest in innovative solutions.
Our front end group is composed of specialists open to new knowledge and technologies. This means people who follow the highest standards at work and value the casual atmosphere of a startup.
Development of internal business applications, product sites, intranets, and mobile applications.
Consultancy services concerning existing solutions.
The expanding of UX within our organization in terms of both understanding the process and sharing the knowledge with our partners.
We work in an open environment with external customers and end users, usually from abroad.
Our section is supported by a technical team comprising programmers, testers, and project managers.
While working on routine projects, we reach for the opinions of other UX specialists.
We employ the User-Centered Design methodology that spans all stages, from analysis and research work, through designing and testing to implementation and monitoring.
Owing to attendance at trade conferences, we have access to the latest news from the User Experience world.
The various tools we use are selected in line with the requirements of specific projects
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Our team coordinates, prepares and carries out tests. We employ a methodology developed by the International Software Testing Qualifications Board (ISTQB).
Our team uses commercial and open source tools and additionally develops its own solutions. The software creation process gets our support at every stage. Special focus is placed on the precise and quick registering of undesired situations. When it comes to the selection of tools and testing and monitoring solutions, we try to find innovative options.
Our Specialists create applications based on the Java platform that support Roche’s global business processes.
Our team provides support for the whole software creation cycle, beginning from assistance at the analysis and requirements specification stage, through design work and implementation to development of ready software. Owing to our ability to combine knowledge, experience and modern methodologies, we provide our customers with high quality, tailor-made products. The quality of our programs is ensured by following proper software development practice, including continuous integration, code verification, and pair programming. Our product portfolio focuses on web and integration applications, as well as increasingly popular cloud applications, e.g. for the Google platform
We are open to sharing our knowledge within such initiatives as the Java Community of Practice and Seminars Exchange.
We are specialists and enthusiasts that are involved in mobile technologies. We create native and hybrid applications for iOS and Android platforms. In our work we use innovative solutions and the best practices for software development.
We design and develop enterprise mobile applications primarily for the iOS platform, used on approximately 80,000 Apple devices within Roche, all over the world.
Examples of applications:
Mobile technology specialists are involved in the work from the early stages of projects:
We work on the latest models of Apple Macbook Pro Retina computers; testing is carried out on mobile iOS devices (iPhone, iPad) and Android devices (phones, tablets). In our daily work we have time to experiment with the latest technologies and capabilities of mobile operating systems. We share our knowledge and experience through weekly Mobile Community of Practice meetings and Seminars Exchange.
We are open to new technology solutions. We value good communication with various other people. We are able to quickly adapt ourselves to new projects and challenges.
Our specialists develop Business Intelligence applications based on tools such as: Informatica PowerCenter, SAP BusinessObjects, Tableau or Tibco Spotfire, which support business processes in global structures of the Roche organization.
Our team supports the entire Business Intelligence software development cycle – starting from the analysis and definition of requirements, through design and implementation, to further development of ready-made solutions. With our skillful combination of knowledge, experience and modern working methods, we provide our customers with extremely high quality solutions. In order to ensure that we apply the standards and proven development practices for Business Intelligence software created specifically for our global platforms. Our portfolio is dominated by applications implemented in Informatica PowerCenter, SAP BusinessObjects, Tableau and Tibco Spotfire technologies; however, we also create mobile solutions for data analysis for our customers.
We are happy to share our knowledge through such initiatives as the BI Community of Practice and Seminars Exchange.
In addition, we carry out a number of innovative initiatives in the area of BI. Our innovations are presented at international conferences related to BI, for example: Informatica World.
Our specialists are responsible for developing BigData & Analytics applications. Technologically speaking, we are a relatively small group that creates information processing systems for many business lines. It requires us to be flexible and to constantly improve in terms of both the technology and business.
As a member of Global IT, we have developed a global BigData strategy in order to support the organization with the challenges posed by personalized healthcare as well as as broaden the horizons of traditional business departments thanks to the possibility of processing unstructured data. Our strongest point is ensuring the quality of the information we gather, so as to provide our users with the most accurate information possible. We cooperate with other ADMD departments to create modern applications that allow users to use the data we prepare.
Currently, we cooperate with the Marketing, Medical Information, Diagnostic and Production departments on several issues; this list is expanding, therefore we are constantly enhancing our understanding of the organization.
We participate in IT Fairs in many locations, as part of the Global Community of Practice we share our knowledge and solutions so we can make sure that what we create in Poland is of the highest quality.
We work closely with both our partners from the global IT departments and directly with our colleagues in the company. In our business, every day we face new challenges in the field of data processing which result in us having to dynamically adjust our competencies and way of leading projects. The vast majority of these are small agile projects whose results are quickly adopted by the end users.
.NET has been present on the programming market for over ten years and is a younger brother of the Java technology. It is worth mentioning that the first ADMD employee was indeed a .NET programmer.
Experts from the .NET team develop software using the latest Microsoft technologies, which also include Open Source solutions.
Our motto is “Quality through diversity”. The team consists of specialists with a very broad spectrum of competencies. We create native applications for Windows, web applications, we support integration with Active Directory, create back-end part of mobile applications (iOS) and Business Intelligence tools based on the MS SQL Server family. In addition, we also prepare solutions for information management and support cooperation both internally and between teams of doctors, scientists and specialists from many other areas within Roche. The newest hot topic for us are BigData technologies.
The main strength of the team is that we participate in software development from the beginning to the end and we are pretty familiar with agile technologies (SCRUM).
We cooperate with customers from around the world and participate in global Roche projects, therefore travelling to more or less exotic countries is not a foreign concept for anyone. We participate in international conferences, we are trained by world-renowned experts and we share our urgent and interesting challenges on our weekly Community of Practice meetings. We have comfortable conditions in the office: our standards include powerful hardware as well as access to the latest technology and tools available on the market: VS2015, Docker, R#.
Our activities include reporting on all SAP business areas, starting with the maintenance of applications delivered by SAP, to the implementation and development of own solutions supporting business processes at Roche, ending with comprehensive design and implementation of reporting solutions. Designing includes the modelling of reporting structures and data flows, as well as integration with other environments (ETL) to ensure consistency and flexibility of SAP Business Warehouse reporting. We develop and use advanced planning solutions to support planning directly in SAP BW (Integrated Planning). We take care of proper access to gathered information (SAP Authorization) gathered by individuals, countries and regions. Our solutions must be stable and inspire confidence for our customers (BASIS). We focus on innovative reporting solutions (SAP Design Studio). We use the most advanced solutions available on the market (SAP HANA) and combine different tools and technologies (BSP Applications) to ensure that our partners receive the most efficient solutions.
We support all key business processes within the organization:
In addition, our customers are Roche affiliates and plants around the world; in particular: Finance, HR, Roche Diagnostics. Design teams are often composed of people working internationally.
We use a number of tools supporting application development management processes (HP Service Manager, HP Application Lifecycle Management and others).
We are constantly improving our qualifications thanks to our participation in projects, conferences and trainings – both externally and internally, organized within the company, as well as through knowledge-sharing forums.
All of the above allows us to actively seek technological improvements in our customers’ processes and provides us with the opportunity for continuous development.
Why the Roche IT department?
Because of the people, very interesting projects, the possibility to see the world and the opportunity to learn something new every day, and since progress is an integral part of the career path. Now I can see that I have an opportunity for personal development and I can participate in innovative projects, which is very tempting for everyone with a technical background. I also feel I can exert an influence on my environment rather than being simply a pawn.
This work makes me feel as if the whole world has opened up to me: I can go abroad for many months to implement different projects, meet new people and experience different cultures, and my manager always makes sure that I never run out of challenges.
My greatest achievement?
From the technical point of view, the most interesting challenge for me was the work on the Business Objects platform, which is one of the largest systems in the world.
An important task, from the organizational point of view, was establishing the training team and running training courses in Business Objects all over the world (our team has already trained over 350 people in Shanghai, Indianapolis, Madrid and other places).
As for me, I most appreciate my continuous development. At the beginning, I was employed with Roche as a Senior Specialist and then I had the opportunity to manage the Business Objects team. Now I’m a Technical Team Leader and run a team of nearly 60 BI specialists. The company not only offered me a managerial position, but invested a lot in my development. Presently, I support and develop my own people (five members of my team hold global positions and coordinate international projects).
Why is my work important?
In ADMD, we work together on technologies that solve problems and reveal new possibilities. If we make the work of some people more efficient, they’ll be able to do the same for others. I believe that in a broader perspective it is most beneficial for patients.
I heartily recommend employment in Roche to all young IT professionals. You will find here a positive and motivating atmosphere of synergy that combines the energy and enthusiasm of younger workers with the experience and wide knowledge of their older colleagues. This usually brings amazing results. I also appreciate the good financial and social conditions as well as enormous possibilities of education and development.
Why the Roche IT department?
As ADMD cooperates with Roche IT teams based all over the world, we may get involved in globally managed projects and have contact with the latest technologies. By working in different teams, we’re able not only to develop our skills in technology but also to try out different roles and improve our soft skills. I’ve been with Roche for a few years now and in that period I’ve worked as a Senior Specialist, Unit Leader, and Technical Leader, as well as a global Change Coordinator and Development Manager.
I highly appreciate the work atmosphere in Roche, which is focused on cooperation, mutual trust, respect for knowledge and support for innovations. If you’re looking for personal development, you’ll never get bored here. :)
The most interesting project?
In my case, it was a mobile iPad application for Roche employees who monitor the progress of clinical trials. This project is important and interesting to me because it was the first time I was involved in a project from the very beginning. Our team worked with people from Switzerland, UK, and the USA, so we had to communicate in English. According to statistics, the application has been downloaded 565 times within 5 months since its publication!