2 weeks ago

Bioinformatics - Research Support

City of London Plus Benefits Permanent

Job Reference: BRS/SR_1625834855

Bioinformatics - Research Support - London



We have an exciting opportunity for a research support bioinformatician to join a client who is now moving towards a future of enabling faster, deeper genomic research, bringing genomic healthcare to all who need it. This role is based in london and has amazing opportunities.



The research support bioinformatician will provide high calibre bioinformatics research support to external researchers and industrial partners by enabling analysis, facilitating access to datasets and ensuring optimal use of the clients Data Centre. The post holder will act as a second line of support for users of the Research Environment. They will be intimately familiar with the data and applications.



The research support team is also responsible for the stewardship of genomic data and its effective flow through products into the various research products. The role includes elements of a bioinformatician and data analyst, ensuring that our users have an excellent customer experience.



Key accountabilities:


*Understanding the clients datasets and the research environment, and being both a superuser and advocate internally and externally.


*Understanding the needs of customers (academic, NHS and industry); working with customers to ensure that their scientific projects are successful.


*Carrying out custom analyses on demand.


*Managing data; supporting data generation, intake, and extraction through airlocks.


*Supporting users with how to use our software and data.


*Keeping track of customer relationships and being the internal authority on specific customer issues, needs, and future plans.


*Contributing to the development of the Research Environment through identifying unmet customer needs, suggesting solutions, and improving supporting material.


*Collaborating internally as part of squads or teams as part of the Research and Ecosystems tribe


*Know and understand the meaning behind our virtues of Empathy, Integrity, Focus, Connection, Speed, Curiosity, Impact and embody them in all aspects of your role



Essential skills:


*Passionate disposition to service


*Extensive experience in analysis of large-scale genomic data using bioinformatics tools and pipelines.


*Demonstrable experience in using next generation sequencing data.


*Competence in R, Python or similar language appropriate for large-scale genomics analysis.


*Strong communication skills, both written and verbal and excellent facilitation, influencing and presentation skills.


*Good customer-service orientation, disposition to help, and experience in working with customers, preferably in the scientific/pharma industry.


*Excellent team working skills and comfortable working as part of matrix teams and as part of external teams to ensure delivery.


*Experience with high-performance computing or cloud-scale data processing.


*Adaptable to an ever-evolving working environment


*Excellent attention to detail



Desirable skills:


*Background in human disease genetics, preferably in cancer or rare disease, demonstrated by publication record or industry track record.


*Proven ability to communicate with stakeholders from diverse backgrounds (e.g. management, IT, R&D, biology, bioinformatics).


*Willingness to travel occasionally


If you wish to hear more about this exciting opportunity and the benefits on offer then, contact Seema Rana on t: +44 (0)121 616 3404 | m: +44 (0)7985 635091 or Email srana@pararecruit.com


Keywords: Bioinformatics, Genomics, Research, Engagement, Manager, Customer, Client, NGS, Commercial, Stakeholder, Analysis, Data, Platforms, Academic, Industry, Pharma, Biotech, London, Bioinformatician, Python.


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