START-TECH Graduate Program

About the program 

The START-TECH program is a one - year to two-year program in Barcelona, Spain designed for recent graduates. The purpose is accelerating your professional development and enabling you to be key contributors to improving patients' lives.

Are you studying in the field of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) and at an early stage of your career?

This is your opportunity
Come and join us if you want to start your career at a company that values new ideas and ways of working. We will give you the opportunity to grow and develop your skills to continue to grow both personally and professionally. You will have access to the latest technologies and have the support of our mentors to guarantee a great learning experience.
By joining this program you will be able to apply to the position that matches both your interests and skills.

Explore our current roles and apply:

Software Development
You are someone who likes and wants to develop your capabilities in the world of software development and testing, in collaboration with other hardware and software teams.  
Engineer in Software Definition
The Software Requirements Engineer is the interface to many internal stakeholders in a project and is responsible for analyzing system requirements and system Architecture, deriving Software Requirements, and providing them to the rest of the Scrum Team. A Software Requirements Engineer has to trace software requirements to System Architecture elements.
Data Science
As a Data Scientist in Post Market Quality (PMQ), you will have the opportunity to help develop complex data science projects to gain insights to improve products and customer experiences.
Mobile Developer 
As Intern Mobile Developer at Roche, you'll build beautiful and user-friendly Mobile apps for patients and healthcare professionals. Your code will be written in a timely and scalable way all while ensuring strong optimization. You'll also unit-test your code for robustness including edge cases, usability, and general reliability. You'll work closely with our product team to deliver high-quality Mobile apps. Ultimately, our customers on iOS and Android will have a great mobile experience thanks to you.
Simulation Engineering
You want to create, maintain and troubleshoot models and scenarios for simulations software and hardware.  Analyze and generate data models to conduct different experiments and execute simulations, analyze results and extract correlations and potential conclusions. 
Product Cybersecurity & Privacy
Support the PSPO (Product Cybersecurity & Privacy) organization to develop the security & privacy required for our Diagnostics products, to protect the data of our patients and comply with the increasing market demands in this area, as well as the regulatory requirements

Who are you?

As an ideal candidate you are: 
  • Looking for their first professional experience. 
  • Proficient in English
  • Work permit to work in Spain.
  • A team player, who listens to their colleagues but is not afraid to share your own ideas. 
  • A proactive person and comfortable with speaking up constructively.
  • Comfort with uncertainty.
  • Looking for a purpose where your work will have a real impact in patient lives. Your work is meaningful to you.
  • Not afraid to fail and learn

What will you get out of the program?

  • Roche will sponsor a (5 to 6 months) postgraduate degree (subject to your performance) that you will be able to study while you are developing your on the job experience and skills. 
  • Build an extensive network within Roche and upskill yourself for future roles.
  • Great work environment designed to foster participants' learning experience.
  • Work in a flexible scheme. 
  • Part of a global team and building connections around the world. 
  • Access to training and development opportunities. 
  • Getting to know more people that share your passions and interests with a community of interns. 
  • Contrato de Prácticas: Targeted to early graduates looking for a professional internship

Our Recruitment Process:

We have two main recruitment cycles per year for our new joiners to start in September & January.
The process has different steps and it usually takes around 2 months to complete. 

  • CV Application
  • Phone screening
  • Assessment Center
  • Interview 

Application timelines:
  • Next recruitment cycle starts in May 2024