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Junior Software Developer


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Job Requirements

We’re looking for students of Czech Universities, who are interested in a long-term collaboration with MSD.

Did you always want to work in a company where your work can have a real impact? Do you enjoy working in an international environment with lots of room for personal development? Are you ready to join a company where we cherish Diversity and Inclusion and the wellbeing of our employees?

Our IT team operates as a business partner proposing ideas and innovative solutions that enable new organizational capabilities. We collaborate internationally to deliver the services and solutions that help everyone to be more productive and enable innovation.

Interning as a Junior software developer in bioinformatics you will:


  • collaborate with a team of software engineers, machine learning experts, bioinformaticians and cheminformaticians
  • develop new solutions with real-world impact that help scientists understand disease and invent treatment

What should you know / have:


  • Current student of bachelor, masters or doctorate program
  • Strong programming skills
  • Strong knowledge of Python
  • Familiarity with UNIX systems

We will be happy if you know any of these:


  • Simple web app development (such as Dash, Streamlit, Gradio, Flask, Django)
  • Data visualization (Matplotlib, Plotly)
  • Machine learning (scikit-learn), deep learning (pytorch, tensorflow)
  • Frontend development (HTML, JavaScript)
  • Docker
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)

What will you do / learn:


  • develop simple web applications for visualization of scientific data
  • leverage cutting-edge computing resources (AWS, internal high-performance cluster) for executing computational tools on bioinformatics or cheminformatics datasets
  • contribute to real-world applications of state-of-the-art technologies (machine learning, deep learning, NLP) on problems in bioinformatics or cheminformatics
  • meet motivated and technically-skilled colleagues who will be happy to coach you on different topics from the industry
  • establish relationships with scientists from different MSD laboratories around the World, with opportunities for short-term company visit abroad as part of your future career in MSD

Besides a great atmosphere and flexible working environment, we also offer:


  • Hourly wage
  • Multinational environment in the leading pharma corporation
  • Meal vouchers and Multisport card
  • Development program (every month trainings, workshops, networking events, etc.)
  • Flexible working hours
  • Friendly working environment
  • Possibility of challenging career

Who we are …

We are known as Merck & Co., Inc., Rahway, New Jersey, USA in the United States and Canada and MSD everywhere else. For more than a century, we have been inventing for life, bringing forward medicines and vaccines for many of the world's most challenging diseases. Today, our company continues to be at the forefront of research to deliver innovative health solutions and advance the prevention and treatment of diseases that threaten people and animals around the world.


What we look for …

In a world of rapid innovation, we seek brave Inventors who want to make an Impact in all aspects of our business, enabling breakthroughs that will affect generations to come. We encourage you to bring your disruptive thinking, collaborative spirit and diverse perspective to our organization. Together we will continue Inventing For Life, Impacting Lives while Inspiring Your Career Growth.


Invent. Impact. Inspire.


We are proud to be a company that embraces the value of bringing diverse, talented, and committed people together. The fastest way to breakthrough innovation is when diverse ideas come together in an inclusive environment. We encourage our colleagues to respectfully challenge one another’s thinking and approach problems collectively. We are an equal opportunity employer, committed to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.


Please note our third party recruitment partner, will retain and employ successful applicants for this program.


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